All Religious Feasts 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 [...]