Venice Events: the complete events Venice calendar

Venice is a unique city, surrounded and crossed by water: you can breathe beauty at every corner. Since the 1895 Biennale, one of the most important cultural foundations in the world has been organising the International Art Exhibition of Venice and, since 1932 , Venice International Film Festival, the oldest film festival in the world.

So if you want to visit a city like that, you absolutely need a list of all of Venice events and you won't have to worry about what to do in Venice because you'll be always informed about the last Venice Biennale collateral events or all cultural initiatives, Venice events academy or suggestions about Venice Carnival what to do. 

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What's happening in Venice

So, as you've already guessed, this page is a kind of Venice Italy events calendar: if you missed Venice events October, you wouldn't do the same in November. Discover StudentsVille Staff's list to be informed about Venice events next 7 days and more.

  • Venice things to do on Sunday? Thanks to Mibact’s initiative “Io vado al Museo” Venice State museums open free on the first Sunday of the month
  • Venice is home of the most beautiful theatres in Europe: Teatro Goldoni in which the playwright Carlo Goldoni, one of the fathers of modern comedy, worked; Teatro La Fenice and Teatro Malibran.

Venezia Venice Biennale

Art exhibitions, Photography in Venice

  •  "Domenico Tintoretto. Ritratto di Giovanni Grimani", Museo di Palazzo Grimani,  September 4th 2020 - May 30th 2021

Tintoretto's painting, which portrays Giovanni Grimani in cardinal's robes, is right now permanently exhibited in Palazzo Grimani Museum and fills an important iconographic gap. In the rooms of the residence, there was no portrait of the paron de casa.

Info here: Palazzo Grimani museum's website.

Festivals, Commemorations

  • Carnival of Venice, February 

During the Venice Carnival what to do: Carnival is celebrated throughout Italy but the one celebrated in Venice is THE carnival. It is one of the oldest festivals in the lagoon, and the one that is able to exert the greatest charm, not only in Italy, but also abroad. You can read more about it on Carnival of Venice's official website.

  • Feast of Saint Mark, April 25th 

Feast of Saint Mark is patronal solemnity of Venice and Veneto which is celebrated on 25th April, in memory of Saint Mark the Evangelist.

  • Festa della Sensa, 23-24 May

The event begins with the mayor blessing the lagoon and is followed by a wonderful regatta.