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5 things to do in Milan this weekend

From June 21 to 23

5 things to do in Milan this weekend From June 21 to 23

Summer 2024 is struggling to take off and Milan is facing another weekend with uncertain weather conditions. Fortunately, the city of Milan offers both outdoor and indoor venues, providing endless options and places to visit. Additionally, Euro 2024 is ongoing, so you might choose to enjoy a dinner out in front of a projector. As usual, the nss guide is here to help you make the most of your weekend. Here are 5 things to do in Milan this weekend.

Where to Eat in Milan - Mind The Gap

Italy - Albania, played last week and won 2-1, kicked off the Euros for the Azzurri. It was an important match for the Italian national team, symbolizing a rebirth after missing out on Qatar 2022. The Azzurri play their next game on Monday, June 24, so this weekend you might relieve some competitive tension by watching other national teams in action. Mind The Gap is the place for you, but hurry to book your table.

Via Curtatone, 5

What to Visit in Milan - Spazio Y Tiempo

International artist Elizaveta Guseva, known by her pseudonym BETSY, will be exhibiting for the first time in Italy, in Milan, with an exclusive solo show. The exhibition will highlight BETSY's latest collection, consisting of 14 pieces, including sculptures and paintings. Artistic direction is by Alessio Bruno Pomoli. Mystical and mysterious references form the common thread characterizing the artist's works. Each piece is a masterpiece of craftsmanship, created through the meticulous assembly of small hand-crafted elements. This collection aims to provide a new vision of space and time, quantifiable in the material and life of objects, with their respective meanings carrying from the past to the future occupying dimensional spaces. BETSY boasts a classical background, having studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in St. Petersburg. The exhibition will be held in the spacious halls of a historic second-hand shop along the Naviglio in Milan. This retro environment will be the perfect setting for BETSY's multifaceted works. The rooms should be examined carefully as they hide treasures, diverse and unique for every personality. During the preview days, visitors can admire BETSY's artworks and purchase the sought-after treasures of the second-hand shop at advantageous prices.

Via Alzaia Naviglio Grande, 158

Where to Relax in Milan - Section80Bar

Section80Bar opened in February on Via Farini in the Isola neighborhood, inaugurated by a major independent production company: Section80. Its owner, Milanese entrepreneur Marco Orlando, has a strong background in the entertainment world. From this background was born a "home" and a socializing place for the international community of creatives, writers, artists, and photographers. Section80Bar has a second life that comes alive from 6:30 PM onwards, centered around sharing and socializing, thanks also to the listening experiences scheduled throughout the year. The wine list consists of 40 selections from small and medium producers, accompanied by small snacks. Radishes with salted butter, Delta oysters, sandwiches, pan tranvai, although as Orlando states, the menu will grow over time. Among the drinks, you can currently order the Milano-Torino, with bitter and vermouth.

Via Farini, 44

Where to Shop in Milan - Wok

The historic streetwear store in Milan has opened a second location in Milan, landing in a key area of the city for fashion and design, Porta Venezia. Wok Store now has a new place to narrate its philosophy. Since its inception, Wok Store has aimed to inspire individuals who share a strong fascination for the fields of art, fashion, and music. We curate and offer clothing and accessories that blend high fashion, sustainability, and sportswear through the lens of youth culture. Every piece in our collection is carefully selected by our founder, Federica Zambon, resulting in a diverse selection of brands spanning different price ranges. Wok Store actively promotes exhibitions by artists and creatives, generating strong interest among early supporters and pioneers.

Via Lecco, 20

Where to Have Fun in Milan - Boiler Room

Carroponte is the venue where the two-day Boiler Room event will take place, the British streaming platform dedicated to live performances and DJ sets arrives at the historic location in Sesto San Giovanni starting June 22. ANOTR, Avalon Emerson, Bulma Brief, Christian AB, Dr Banana, Gianmarco Orsini, Hiver, Marie Montexier, Nicola Mazzetti, Quest, Saoirse, Sugar Free, tINI B2B Anthea will animate the evening.

Via Luigi Granelli, 1 - Carroponte