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
11 February - 28 February 2017
FESTA DI SAN MARCO - FEAST OF ST. MARK
25 April 2017
In addition to being a national holiday, on 25 April, Venetians also celebrate Saint Mark’s day.
Starting hour 4pm
Phone: +39 041 2722660 (Venice Tourist Office)
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VENICE NIGHT TRIAL
29 April 2017
Urban trail run 16km through the historical centre of Venice.
Subscriptions available on the official website
Starting hour 9pm
Phone: +39 39 041 5321871
FESTA DELLA SENSA
27-28 May 2017
A masked parade in St. Mark's Square to celebrate the Serenissima and the 'Sposalizio del Mare' (Marriage of the Sea) ceremony
Address: Piazza San Marco
Water boat: Vaporetto line 1 (San Marco-Vallaresso stop).
4 June 2017
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
13 May - 26 November 2017
BIENNALE OF DANCE
23 June - 1 July
FEAST OF SAN PERO DE CASTEO
28 June - 2 July 2017
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
16 July 2017
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
25 July - 12 August 2017
INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF CINEMATOGRAPHIC ART
30 August - 9 September 2017
Now in its 73rd consecutive year, the exhibition is organized by the Biennale of Venice.
BIENNALE OF MUSIC
29 September - 8 October 2017
An International exhibition of music, held at the Giardini della Biennale and Arsenale venues.
REGATA STORICA - HISTORICAL REGATTA
3 September 2017
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