While September brings that back to school feeling, even in Rome, it’s not all bad: a great line up of fall events this month will having you shaking the sand from your feet in no time to celebrate the best of autumn.
First up, the Roma Bar Marathon on 15 September is as promising as it sounds: 40 of the best bartenders in the capital will unite forces at Largo Venue, a hip clubbing space on the Prenestina in Rome’s Pigneto district for 10 hours of non-stop drinking and dancing.
Teamed with a host of contemporary DJs, this promises to be a wild night on Saturday 15 September starting at 18.00 with aperitivo vibes, right through to some hardcore dancing until 4am in the morning when the event wraps up.
The whole evening is sponsored by Zero, Rome’s historic free press which has been sharing nightlife tips across the capital since its inauguration in 1996. These days, Zero can also be found online right here.
8 Djs have been booked including names from Rome’s street scene (hip hop, reggae and trap) as well as dance (house, disco, Italo).
From 18.00 – 21.00 entrance is free, after that – until 4am – it’ll cost you €5.
Bartenders confirmed for the Roma Bar Marathon so far include:
Barbara Simmi (Hotel De Russie), Daniele Gentili (Marco Martini Restaurant Cocktail Bar), Dario Gioco (Voja), Eleonora De Santis (Brand Ambassador Bonaventura Maschio), Eleonora Sasso/Letizia Calabria (Fischio), Emanuele Principi Bruni (Les Maudits), Federico Leone (Brand Ambassador VII Hills), Francesco De Santis (Madeleine), Francesco Pirineo (Brand Ambassador Gin Citadelle e Plantation Rum), Giorgio Vicario (Beere Mangiare), Ilaria Bello (Talea), Emanuele Broccatelli (Drink-it/Caffè Propaganda), Marco Ferretti (Jameson Sine Metu Squad), Mattia Ria/Egidio Fidanza (Blind Pig), Maurizio Musu (Angelina Al Porto Fluviale), Paolo Guasco (Brand Ambassador Altos Tequila), Riccardo Speranza (Héco), Roberta Martino, Valeria Pieri (Up Sunset Bar), Valerio Boccitto (Terrazza del Cesári), Vincenzo Palermo (APT), Valerio De Stefani (Sottobanco), Antonio De Meo (Charade Private Bar), Vieri Baiocchi/Igor Zaplatynsky (Yeah! Pirgneto), Solomiya Grytsyshyn/Massimo D’Addezio (Chorus Café), Marco Zampilli, Mario Farulla (Baccano), Sabina Yausheva (The Pantheon), Viola Serra (Mezzo), Daniele Protasi (Bootleg), Domenico Maura, Luca De Lucia (OnTheRox), Valentina Bertello (Brand Ambassador Branca), Letizia Paris (Haus Garten), Francesco De Angelis (BlackMarket San Lorenzo), Flavio Wijesinghe (Porto Fluviale), Michele Ferruccio, Jordy Di Leone, Jerry Thomas’s secret bartender and many more.