All Traditional Festivals in Venice

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    Festa del Redentore 2024

    Date: 19 July 2024 - 21 July 2024

    Festa del Redentore 2024 (Feast of the Redeemer 2024), one of the most important events in the Venetian calendar, will take place between Friday, 19, and Sunday, 21, 2024, in Venice. The feast is also known as the Most Famous Feast (Festa Famosissima).   FESTA DEL REDENTORE 2024 – THE DATES Since 1577, when the city of Venice was liberated from a terrible plague, the Feast of the Redeemer is celebrated every year in the third weekend of July. In 2024, the third weekend of July will fall between 19 and 21 of July.   FEAST OF THE REDEEMER 2024 – THE LOCATION On the occasion of the Feast of the Redeemer 2024, a votive bridge will be built between Fondamenta delle Zattere, in front of the Church of Spirito Santo, and the Giudecca island, in front of the Church of the Redeemer. During the event, thousands of people will cross the bridge on pilgrimage to the beautiful church of Andrea Palladio. Saturday evening, an impressive fireworks display will take place in the Saint Mark’s Basin.   FESTA DEL REDENTORE – SHORT HISTORY Between 1575 and 1577, a merciless plague killed about one-third of Venice’s population. The epidemic spread rapidly Read more [...]

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    Carnival of Venice 2025

    Date: 14 February 2025 - 4 March 2025

    The Carnival of Venice 2025 (Carnevale di Venezia 2025) will take place between Friday, February 14, and Tuesday, March 4, 2025, in the incredible city of Venice.   WHAT ARE THE DATES FOR THE VENICE CARNIVAL 2025? The Carnival of Venice is an annual festival held, of course, in Venice, which starts 19 days before Lent and ends on Shrove Tuesday (Mardi Gras), the day before Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent. Traditionally, the most important days of the Carnival are Fat Thursday (the last Thursday before Lent), and Shrove Tuesday (the day before Ash Wednesday). However, the greatest influx of tourists will be certainly recorded during the weekends of the festival. During the Carnival of Venice 2025, Fat Thursday will fall on February 27, and Shrove Tuesday on March 4.   WHAT IS THE LOCATION OF THE CARNIVAL OF VENICE 2025? The Venice Carnival 2025 will take place in Venice, but through Venice we understand both the main island, the other islands of the Venetian Lagoon, and also the continental part of the city. The other islands of the Lagoon are Murano, Burano and Lido, and the continental part of the city is represented by Marghera and Mestre. Read more [...]