For those in search of a true Venetian experience, Where®Venice has round-up the most famous annual events held in the beating heart of the city
NEW YEAR'S EVE CONCERT
CARNIVAL OF VENICE
End of February - Early March
FESTA DI SAN MARCO - FEAST OF ST. MARK
In addition to being a national holiday, on 25 April, Venetians also celebrate Saint Mark’s day.
Address: Saint Mark’s Square
Water boat: Vaporetto line 2, 10 (San Marco Giardinetti stop)
VENICE NIGHT TRAIL
FESTA DELLA SENSA
A masked parade in St. Mark's Square to celebrate the Serenissima and the 'Sposalizio del Mare' (Marriage of the Sea) ceremony
A 30 km rowing marathon through S. Erasmo, S. Francesco del Deserto, Burano, Mezzorbo, Murano and the Grand Canal. the competition is open to the public.
BIENNALE OF ART
11 May - 24 November 2019
BIENNALE OF DANCE
Late June - early July 2019
FEAST OF SAN PERO DE CASTEO
June - July
An end-of-June festivity to celebrate the arrival of summer: the focal point of the event is the Island of San Pietro di Castello.
FESTA DEL REDENTORE - FEAST OF THE REDEEMER
One of Venice's best loved festivals, the event features a parade of boats in the Giudecca and fireworks.
Water boat: Vaporetto lines 2, 5.2, 6, 8 (Zattere stop)
BIENNALE OF THEATRE
July - August
INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF CINEMATOGRAPHIC ART
Late August - Early September
BIENNALE OF MUSIC
28 September - 7 October 2018
An International exhibition of music, held at the Giardini della Biennale and Arsenale venues.
REGATA STORICA - HISTORICAL REGATTA
FESTA DELLA SALUTE
Every 21 November
The 'Festa della Madonna della Salute' is a popular religious feast day. Each year, to mark the occasion, a temporary bridge, resting on
barges, is set up over the Grand Canal
CHRISTMAS CONCERT AT ST. MARK'S BASILICA
17 - 18 December
Traditional Christmas concert at the famous St.Mark's Basilica held by the orchestra of Teatro La Fenice