Venice Marathon – 23rd October 2022
The most important sporting event of the city is definitely the Venice Marathon, a 42 km marathon that starts from Stra, near Padua, continues along the Brenta Riviera and arrives in Venice in Riva dei Sette Martiri.
Madonna della Salute Feast – 21st November
It is celebrated on 21 November and commemorates the end of the plague of 1630-31 that struck Venice and northern Italy. On this occasion a temporary wooden bridge is built that crosses the Grand Canal to allow the procession of faithful to reach the Chiesa della Salute.
Christmas and New Year’s Eve in Venice – December 2022 – January 2023
Lights, festoons, ice rink and many surprises will make this city even more magical.
Venice Carnival – 4 – 21 February 2023
Festival of transgression in which the city turns into a fantasy world, made of beautiful masks, precious or even scary, with shows, parades and concerts in St Mark’s Square and the streets of Venice.
The Carnival in fact is historically the celebration of liberation from roles, inhibitors and social conditioning that since the second half of the thirteenth century is held in Venice.