What to do in Rome in July 2019

Day-by-day guide to the best events and things to do in Rome throughout July 2019.

1 July. Head down to the banks of the Tiber at dusk to enjoy street food and shopping.
2 July. Go for an early evening bike ride on the Appia Antica outside the city walls.
Appia Antica. Photo Leon Perez.
3 July. Explore the city's modern art collection at Galleria d'Arte Moderna.
4 July. Celebrate Independance Day with a concert and BBQ at The American University of Rome.
5 July. Catch the concert by Farruko at Fiesta, Rome's festival of Latin American music.
Fiesta
6 July. See 30 Seconds to Mars perform as part of the Roma Summer Fest.
7 July. Take in one of the open-air Concerti di Tempietto at Teatro di Marcello.

Tempietto festival of classical music
8 July. Get tickets for a concert by Garbage at Villa Ada world music festival.
9 July. Try out swing dancing at Festival Village Celimontana with lessons, live music and dj sets.
10 July. See Il carro d’oro by Johann Paul Schor at Palazzo Braschi on loan from the Uffizi.
Summer sales in Rome 
11 July. Score some great deals on clothes during Rome's summer sales.
12 July. See The Academic Body exhibition at the American Academy in Rome.
13 July. Bababoom Reggae Festival kicks off on the beach in the Marche region.
Bababoom Reggae Festival. Photo Dolce Vita magazine.
14 July. See Diana Krall take to the stage at the Auditorium Parco della Musica.
15 July. Visit the Forum of Augustus at dusk for a special hologram and light show.
Vino e Musica on Via di Monserrato
16 July. Enjoy a classical concert in a secret Roman courtyard with Vino e Musica.
17 July. Enjoy interactive exhibit Dream with kids at Chiostro Del Bramante.
Sabaudia
18 July. Book an umbrella at one of the stabilimenti on Sabaudia's blue flag beach.
19 July. Check out the three-day Rome car rally, starting today at Castel S. Angelo.
Roma Car Rally
20 July. Take a train from Vatican City to the papal gardens at Castel Gandolfo.
21 July. See Mark Knopfler perform under the stars at the Baths of Caracalla.
Giardino di Filly. Photo RomaToday
22 July. Take the kids to Giardino di Filly, Rome's new educational farm.
23 July. Teatro dell'opera di Roma presents Tosca. Ticket discount with WiR card.
24 July. See the Lucio Fontana show at Galleria Borghese before it closes.
Lucio Fontana at Galleria Borghese
25 July. Don't miss underground DJ phenomenon Peggy Gou at hotspot Sanctuary.
26 Juy. Cool off with a lemon and coconut grattachecca at the kiosk in front of Ara Pacis.
Grattachecca, a summer treat in Rome
27 July. Pick up your summer reading at the Anglo American bookshop.
28 July. Algerian artist Nacera Belaza offers a workshop at Mattatoio in Testaccio.
Montagna Spaccata makes a wonderful day trip from Rome
29 July. Take a train trip to the Montagna Spaccata near Gaeta south of Rome.
30 July. Catch an outdoor concert by Javier Girott & Aires Tango at Casa del Jazz.
Don't miss your chance to see Ennio Morricone in Trastevere
31 July. See Ennio Morricone introduce the film Novecento in Piazza S. Cosimato.