The Redentore Feast is a deeply felt celebration in Venice as it combines religion with entertainment, thanks to the Saturday night phantasmagorical fireworks’ display attracting thousands of visitors: a kaleidoscope of shades, from a game of light and colours on the inimitable setting in St. Mark’s Basin, lights up the spires, domes and bell towers of the city.
SATURDAY 15th July
7.00 pm Opening of the Thanksgiving Bridge, connecting the Zattere to the Church of the Redentore on the island of Giudecca.
11.30 pm. – Fireworks display in St. Mark’s Basin
From 4.00 pm - Bellini Canella toasts with the City of Venice
Firework display at 11.30 pm.
From 6.00 pm “Redentore a Favaro Veneto”, at the sport centre in via Monte Cervino. Firework display at 11.30 pm.
From 4.30 pm Redentore at Malcontenta, by the parrish church. Firework display at 11.30 pm.
From 7.30 pm Redentote at Pellestrina, by Piazza Zendrini. Firework display at 11.30 pm.
SUNDAY 16th July
Regate del Redentore (Regatta of the Redeemer) - Giudecca Canal
4.00 pm children's twin-oared "pupparini" boat regatta
4.45 pm twin-oared "pupparini" boat regatta
5.30 pm twin-oared gondola regatta
7.00 p.m. - Votive Mass at the Chiesa del Redentore on the island of Giudecca
Wednesday 12th July, 5 pm - Querini Stampalia Foundation
"The Redentore. The famous night" a guidet tour that will lead you through archive documents and paintings of one of the most important families in the Serenissima.
Italian and English
The cost of 15 euros includes:
- Themed visit and display of unpublished documents
Reservation required: firstname.lastname@example.org
From Thursday 13th at Tuesday 18th, July
Redentore at Malcontenta with food stands, rides, music and the exhibition "Art of our House."
Friday, July 14th, at 8.30 pm – Redentore Church
Concert of holy music “Festa del Redentore 2017” in the occasion of the 450° anniversary of Monteverdi, by Ensemble Musica Venezia.
From July 14th to Sunday 16th
At Favaro Veneto Sport Centre inflatable games, Feast of threshing, buffet dinner and musical entertainment
Saturday July 15th, from 12.00 am – Lido di Venezia, Blue Moon Beach: arrival of the “Rovigno-Venezia 110km a nuoto”, swimming record by ASD Nuotatori dei Murassi. Shows and music.
On 15th July, during the night:
-Actv provides more waterbuses and bus service from Venice to the mainland
-People Mover piazzale Roma-Tronchetto works until 3.00 am
++++++++++++++++++++++++ SECURITY MEASURES AND ADVICE TO FOLLOW DURING THE FIREWORKS DISPLAY ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
– It is severely forbidden to berth and wait in “emergency exit” and “safety exit” canals. It is also forbidden to navigate/circulate in these canals after 10.30 pm, or until the end of the display.
– It is forbidden to cross the restricted area/buffer zone involving the fireworks. Water-craft arriving from the votive bridge, Grand Canal and St. Mark's Canal can only park in specially-designated adjacent zones.
– All water-craft are advised to be berthed ahead of time, with special berthing and safety equipment, as well as making a careful exit at the end of the display.
– Please remember that Navigation Rules foresee fines to water-craft pilots who over-consume alcohol
All the specific rules for the display can be seen on