Festa del Redentore – Venice
14-15 July. Fireworks display and regatta of traditional boats.
Festa del Redentore (Feast of the Redeemer), one of the most important events in Venice, commemorates the end of a terrible plague occurred in 1577. It takes place on Saturday, July 14, and Sunday, July 15, 2018.
A 330-metre pontoon bridge connects the mainland to the Island of Giudecca allowing you to visit the Basilica of Palladio, which was built after the plague.
Every year, on the third weekend of July, the citizens of Venice together with many tourists from around the world, celebrate the anniversary of this event for two days. The highlights of this festival are the impressive fireworks show on Saturday night and the regattas of traditional Venetian boats.
Saturday, July 14
19.00 – Opening of the votive bridge connecting the Zattere to the Church of the Redeemer to the island of Giudecca and the presentation of the crews of the Venetian rowing Regatta.
23.30 – Fireworks display in St. Mark’s Basin
Sunday, July 15
Regattas of the Redeemer – the Giudecca canal
19.00 – Holy Mass at the Church of the Redeemer to the Island of Giudecca
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