What to do in August 2019 in Naples: the events for the 15 August

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The Ferragosto 2019 in Naples is full of events including exhibitions, evening visits, festivals, open-air cinema and concerts!

Thursday August 15 2019, for those who stay at Napoli, there are so many institutional events, to consult to live the Ferragosto in the city.

The cultural events are numerous and interesting and, among these, thefree admission to the Herculaneum excavations. In addition, there are also theevening admission to 2 euro at the National Archaeological Museum, the exhibition of Chagall, the exhibition on Botticelli, the one up Matisse in Sorrento and thefree evening entry to Paestum.

Movie lovers can choose to watch a outdoor movies, while those who prefer music can go to the beautiful Ravello for the famous festival or live there Night of the Tammorra at the Rotonda Diaz in Naples.

The events for the Ferragosto are still many, like the flight of the Angel on the Furore Fjord and the festival of ancient flavors to Gioia Sannitica.

Here are all the details.

Cultural events


Free Herculaneum excavations in August 2019 with the Boat Pavilion and the SplendOri exhibition

Excavations of Herculaneum
The day of August 2019 is approaching and certainly in the city and province there will be many events not to be missed. Meanwhile, we begin to recommend the free opening of the Herculaneum Excavations on August 15th.


Where: Excavations of Herculaneum



Museums open in Naples in Ferragosto 2019: here are the timetables

Armeria Farnese e Borbonica, Museum of Capodimonte
On Thursday 15 August 2019 the museums of Naples remain open to allow those who are still in the city to spend a beautiful Ferragosto in the name of culture.


Where: Campania



Archaeological Museum of Naples, Thursday evening at 2 euro and concerts for the summer of 2019

Busts at the Archaeological Museum of Naples
The National Archaeological Museum of Naples, for the summer of 2019, proposes again the successful initiative which provides evening admission for 2 euros every Thursday, from 6 June to 1 August.


Where: National Archaeological Museum of Naples



Park of Paestum: free every Thursday evening to admire the Temples

Temple of Paestum
Thanks to the new provision of the Minister of Culture Alfredo Bonisoli, the Archaeological Park of Paestum has arranged for free admission to the Temples every Thursday evening of the year 2019. It starts, therefore, from 7 March and, thereafter, every Thursday from 18.00 to 19.30 you can enter the archaeological area without paying the ticket.


Where: Archaeological Park of Paestum



Paideia exhibition, young people and sport in antiquity at the Mann in Naples for the Universiade

Paideia exhibition at the Mann in Naples
The MANN, National Archaeological Museum of Naples has decided to propose to the public the Paideia Exhibition which offers a glimpse, through artifacts of enormous artistic and historical value, of how young people faced the world of competition. And more precisely the possibility of growing and becoming better people.


Where: National Archaeological Museum of Naples
  • August 15, 2019: opening: 09:00 - closing 19:30
  • Intero: 15€
  • Reduced for EU citizens among the 18 and 25 years not completed: 2€
  • Thursday from 19.00 to 23.00: 2€
  • Holders of a Universiade ticket: 2€
  • Accredited (athletes, delegates, journalists): Free


Exhibition on the Posillipo School at the Maschio Angioino in Naples with free admission

Maschio Angioino
The exhibition is titled La scuola di Posillipo. The light of Naples that conquered the world, but everything is embellished by the splendid setting of the Palatine Chapel of the beautiful Maschio Angioino, one of the symbols of the Neapolitan city. This unmissable event will be available until 2 October 2019 (it started on 24 July) all with free admission. It is good to keep in mind that this exhibition manages to provide an extremely complete and rich in detail exhibition.


Where: Palatine Chapel
  • August 15, 2019: opening: 10:00 - closing 18:00


Botticelli at the Palazzo Zevallos in Naples: Il lamenting on the Dead Christ

Palazzo Zevallos Stigliano in Naples
The beautiful and monumental Palazzo Zevallos, located in via Toledo in Naples and the museum of Intesa Sanpaolo, houses one of the most beautiful and expressive paintings by the great artist Sandro Botticelli.


Where: Palazzo Zevallos, Naples
  • August 15, 2019: opening: 10:00 - closing 20:00
Price: FREE


Chagall on show in Naples at the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore at Pietrasanta with over 150 exhibited works

Chagall on show in Naples at the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore at Pietrasanta with over 150 exhibited works
The extraordinary and colorful dream world of Marc Chagall arrives in the heart of the historic center of Naples, in an unmissable exhibition with over 150 works that will immerse visitors in a journey to discover the artistic dimension of this incredible Russian painter.


Where: Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore at Pietrasanta
  • August 15, 2019: opening: 10:00 - closing 20:00
  • Intero: 14€
  • Reduced: 12€



The night of the 2019 tammorra at the Rotonda Diaz in Naples

On 15 August 2019 at the Rotonda Diaz in Naples the Night of Tammorra, a great popular festival in the name of the traditions of Cilento. The evening is curated by Carlo Faiello, concert master, with the participation of the Popular Music Department of Vallo della Lucania.


Where: Round Diaz



Outdoor cinema in Portici for summer 2019 with Fresko Film

Until 3 September 2019 the Fresko Film outdoor cinema review is back in Portici.


Where: arcade
  • August 15, 2019 nplk
  • Ordinary: 3.5€
  • card for 3 film: 15€

Note: the August 15 movie is All Standing


Outdoor cinema at the Parco del Poggio in Naples for the summer of 2019: the films on the program

Cinema at the Parco del Poggio in Naples
The long-awaited outdoor cinema returns to the Parco del Poggio in Naples with a film program that starts on 12 July 2019 and lasts until September.


Where: Park of the Poggio
  • 15 August, 2019: opening: 21:00 -
  • Ticket: 5€

Note: the Ferragosto film is The Girl of the Tulips



Festival of ancient flavors 2019 in Gioia Sannitica with tastings of local dishes

A new and fantastic appointment is back with the Festival of ancient flavors that will take place from 12 to 18 August 2019 in Gioia Sannitica, a village in the province of Caserta.


Where: Gioia Sannitica, Caserta
  • 15 August, 2019: opening: 20:30 -
Price: price quotation

Other events


Flight of the angel over the Fiordo di Furore and the beauties of the Amalfi Coast

Flight of the angel to Furore
The fantastic Zip Line between Fiordo del Furore and Conca dei Marini was inaugurated this morning 23 May 2019 at 11:00, the first “Volo dell'angelo” facility on the Amalfi coast.


Where: Furore
  • August 15, 2019: opening: 10:00 - closing 15:00
  • Single flight: 40€
  • Couple flight: 72€
  • Family flight, for each component: 36€
  • Family flight for each couple: 65€
  • Under 18, over 65 and groups of at least 8 people: 36€
  • Flight in pairs under 18 and over 65, each: 65€
  • Flight in pairs, groups of at least 5 pairs, each: 65€

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