Milan city of sport, for performance, participation and enjoyment.
The city’s 2023 sporting events calendar is packed with competitions at the highest world levels, culminating in July with the Senior World Fencing Championships. 12 months of sporting skills and passion with major fixtures for football, tennis and marathons. Check out the most important dates.
Milan-Sanremo 2023 - 114th edition
Saturday March 18th, 2023 - Abbiategrasso
The 114th edition of the Milano - Sanremo men's road cycling race, also known as the Classicissima di primavera, will set off from Milan on March 18th. As part of the UCI World Tour, and one of the most important racing circuits worldwide, the competition will feature 175 professional competitors representing 25 teams (7 riders per team).
The race will start from Abbiategrasso (town near Milan), and will conclude with a spectacular finale on the historic Via Roma finish line in Sanremo, covering the traditional route that comprises the Passo del Turchino, Capi, Cipressa and Poggio (the last uneven terrain that the cyclists will encounter) for a total itinerary of 293 km. The participants will face numerous challenges during the race that will maintain the competitivity level at its peak right up until the last stretch.
March 19th, 2023
The most famous non-competitive race in Italy is back; Stramilano is everyone’s race!
Every year it involves more than 50,000 people from all over the world.
Athletes, families and fans of all ages will invade the streets of the city for a day of unforgettable moments of sport and fun.
Milano Marathon - 21st edition
April 1st and 2nd, 2023
In 2023, the Milano Marathon will celebrate the 21st edition of the popular event aimed at professional athletes, runners of all abilities and families, which will confirm the city as the capital of running. The seventh edition of the children’s race - LEVISSIMA SCHOOL MARATHON - committed to promoting sustainable values, is scheduled for Saturday April 1st in City Life over a 3-kilometre route, in collaboration with OPES (Sports Education Organisation).
This initiative for primary and secondary school pupils in Milan is enhanced by a fun and informative itinerary aimed at raising awareness on the importance of outdoor activities which are the basis of a healthy lifestyle, and on the values of sport and the marathon.
The circular 42.195 km route will depart from and arrive in the city centre (Corso Venezia), next to the Montanelli Gardens. It will be similar to the 2019 route, with almost 18 kilometres within the cerchia dei Bastioni inner ring road, in the heart of the city - around the areas of Repubblica, Moscova, Parco Sempione, Duomo, Cairoli, Cordusio and Pagano - and for almost 28 km inside the tram route ring road. The runners are scheduled to pass by the City Life and north-west area (Portello, Hippodrome, San Siro, Parco di Trenno and Gallaratese).
MIMO - Milan Monza Motor Show
From June 16th to 18th, 2023 - Autodromo Nazionale Monza
The Autodromo Nazionale Monza, aka the Monza Circuit, is a top destination for all motor enthusiasts and will not only host the Formula 1 Italian Grand Prix, but also the MIMO Milano Monza Motor Show, a unique event for automobile and motorcycle enthusiasts in limited edition.
Lots of models will be on display from every segment and market category with a large test drive area, an instructive technological area for enthusiasts to familiarise themselves with plug-in electric and hybrid vehicles and to trial the vehicle's charging stations, but undoubtedly one of the highlights will be the Indy Autonomous Challenge, a pilotless self-driving racing car challenge that is held between 9 teams from 17 universities from 6 countries around the world.
Also competing is the single-seater with an AI driver developed at the Milan Polytechnic by the PoliMOVE team, which just celebrated a historical victory at the Indy Autonomous Challenge (IAC) race in Las Vegas on January 8th , 2023.
Senior World Fencing Championships Milan 2023
From July 22nd to 30th, 2023
The countdown to the Senior World Fencing Championships has begun.
The handover from Egypt to Italy was held during an official ceremony, on the final day of the 2022 World Championship, which took place in July 2022 in Cairo.
Milan 2023 is a particularly important edition as it is crucial for qualification to the 2024 Paris Olympics.
Women's European Volleyball Championships
From August 15th to September 3rd - Monza Arena
The 24-team format and an itinerant tournament have been confirmed. Italy will host one of the four groups, the other three groups are allocated to Belgium, Estonia and Germany, whilst the semi-finals and finals will be played entirely in Belgium.
The 2023 Women's European Championship arrives at the Monza Arena, with the success of the 2021 European Championships still fresh in the memory: the women's final between Italy and Serbia in Belgrade set a new attendance record (20,565 spectators)!
Italy is part of Pool B together with Romania, Bulgaria, Croatia, Bosnia Herzegovina and Switzerland.
The women’s tournament will be held in Italy - at Monza, Florence, Turin and Verona - from August 15th to September 3rd , the Italian players are super favourites in the direct elimination matches between Pool B and Pool D.
FEI European Championship 2023
August 29th to September 3rd, 2023 - Snai San Siro racecourse
The European Show Jumping Championships will take place in Milan, from August 29th to September 3rd, 2023 at the Snai San Siro racecourse. A great riding event for Milan and for all those who love horses in different disciplines.
Furthermore, the European Show Jumping Championships will also be a qualifying stage for the Paris 2024 Olympics.
Formula 1 Italian Grand Prix 2023 - 94th edition
From September 1st to 3rd, 2023 - Autodromo Nazionale Monza
The Italian leg of the 94th edition of the Italian Grand Prix will take place from September 1st - 3rd, 2023 at the Autodromo Nazionale Monza.
Don't miss this key date on the Formula 1 calendar!
Milano21 Half Marathon
November 26th, 2023
November marks the Milano21 Half Marathon event in the city.
A race for everyone with three running options: 21K and 10k (in the competitive and non-competitive version) and the 3x7 K relay.
The Duomo, Parco Sempione, Castello Sforzesco, the Darsena and Monte Napoleone are the stages of a route that winds through the streets of the historic city centre.
Next Gen ATP Finals 2023
November 2023 (dates tbd) - Allianz Cloud stadium
The Allianz Cloud will host the Next Gen ATP Finals, the high-level tournament which will feature the world’s top under-21 players, and represents the ideal platform to showcase the new generation’s talent.
Premier Padel P1
From December 4th to 10th, 2023 - Allianz Cloud
The Premier Padel P1 tournament comes to Milan in December, with which the official world professional circuit concludes its 2023 season. The competition will be played in the Allianz Cloud arena which, one month after the Next Gen ATP Finals, will return to host another international sporting event.