What to do in Milan This October

What to do in Milan This October - galleria vittorio emanuele ii shopping mall

The cold days are finally here. Many would be interested in how to keep warm and still have a good time, especially if you are a tourist.
Best to recommend during this period will no doubt be indoor events and activities. Therefore, I would recommend visiting the Museums in Milan. FYI, some museums in Milan are free on the first Sunday of each month, I wrote about it earlier, read it here.

Milan Games Week

A 3-day event will hold from 5th to 7th October 2018 at the Fiera Milano Congressi S.p.A. in Milano, Italy. This event showcases games products and services in the Sporting Goods, Toys & Games industry.


You can learn about new products and services for maternity and childcare in a lively environment.  There would be an array of different products you can compare and choose from.

Milano Fall Design Week

An event jam-packed with meetings, conferences, screenings, exhibitions, and installations all designed and built by leading designers and architects with activities and initiatives spread throughout the city.

Deejay Ten

On October 14th, a non-competitive 10k run from Piazza Duomo will be organized by dj Linus. It is one of the Italian running events that attract more and more participants each year.

Carlo Carrà exhibition at Palazzo Reale

From October 4th, 2018 to February 3rd, 2019 the exhibition traces the Maestro’s prolific artistic career through his most significant works: from his divisionist experiments to the great masterpieces that made him one of the greatest exponents of Futurism and Metaphysics.

Picasso Metamorphosis at Palazzo Reale

The Picasso Metamorfosi (Picasso Metamorphosis) exhibition scheduled from October 18th, 2018 to February 17th, 2019 at Palazzo Reale is the Milanese stage of the great European triennial Picasso-Méditerranée, promoted by the Picasso Museum in Paris. It will present about 200 works – including works by Picasso and ancient works of art which inspired him.

Paul Klee at MUDEC

Alle origini dell’arte will be hosted by the MUDEC in Milan from 31 October 2018 to March 3rd, 2019. It will feature a wide selection of Klee’s works on the theme of “primitivism”, on loan from major museums and private collection in Europe.

U2: 4 concerts at Mediolanum Forum
From October 11th to 16th 4 dates for one of the greatest rock bands in the world, U2 will come back to Mediolanum Forum with the l’Experience + Innocence Tour.

Milanoltre Festival

32nd edition of the contemporary dance festival featuring Italian and international artists. Each year, in addition to previews and performances by major artists, there is a special focus on individual artists and an overview of under-35 choreography.

L’Histoire de Manon ballet at La Scala Theatre

From October 17th to November 2nd returns to the stage, one of the most famous and loved ballets of all time, starring two of the greatest etoiles – Roberto Bolle and Svetlana Zakharova. 

Have a lovely October!

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