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Best things to do in June 2016 in Venice

Find the best events, activities and things to do in Venice this month, as chosen by VeniceIN.

sant'erasmo

SANT’ERASMO FESTIVAL AND REGATTA

WHERE Sant’Erasmo
WHEN June, 2nd and June, 5th
MORE INFO: http://www.isoladiburano.it/

In Sant’Erasmo Island will take place the Sant’Erasmo Regatta, at 4.30 pm the young rowers on 2 oared pupparini regatta, at 5.15pm the women on 2 oared mascarete regatta and at 6pm the final 2 oared pupparini regatta. In addittion throughout the day there will be live music, entertainment and a small market where you can taste and buy the delicious products of the island!

merletto

BIENNALE MERLETTO

WHERE Venice and Burano
WHEN June, 4th – June, 13th
MORE INFO http://mocenigo.visitmuve.it/

After the Project of candidacy of Italian lace UNESCO World Intangible Heritage , at wich a “network” of 18 Italian cities attends, Venice opens the events in 2016 with the Biennale of Lace , an international project . From June 4th to June13th 2016, the lagoon will host activities, workshops and meetings.

 

festa sant'antonio

SANT’ANTONIO FESTIVAL

WHERE Campo San Francesco della Vigna, Venice
WHEN June, 11th – June, 18th
MORE INFO http://asf.venezia.it/

Sant’Antonio Festival takes palce at San Francesco della Vigna in Castello neighbour from 11th to 18th June. Every night the kitchen opens at 7pm and live music starts at 9pm.

 

danza

BIENNALE DANZA

WHERE Venice
WHEN June, 17th – June, 26th
MORE INFO: http://www.labiennale.org/

From June 17th to 26th Venice will host 25 dancers and choreographers from the contemporary scene, authors of32 titles, 9 of which will be world premiere performances and 9 will be Italian premiere performances. The shows will wind cyclically through the city (from late morning to evening), constructing routes or “maps” between the spaces of the Biennale in the Arsenale (Teatro Piccolo Arsenale, Sale d’Armi, Teatro alle Tese, Tese dei Soppalchi) and both outdoor and indoor spaces disseminated across the sestieri of San Marco, Dorsoduro, Castello and even the Island of San Giorgio.

 

artnight

ARTNIGHT VENEZIA 2016

WHERE Venice
WHEN June, 18th
MORE INFO: http://www.unive.it/

Venice’s White Night: from dusk until midnight, concerts, theatrical and cultural events and the extraordinary opening of museums, galleries and private art locations. An event for fans of cinema, literature, poetry, during a night where the contamination of genres and the arts become possible. Organized by the University Ca’ Foscari and sponsored by the City of Venice, Art Night Venezia aims to transform the entire city in a huge cultural event.

 

colorun

COLOR RUN VENEZIA

WHERE Parco San Giuliano
WHEN June, 18th
MORE INFO: http://thecolorrun.it/en/venezia/

THE COLOR RUN is literally a ‘fun run’ and a worldwide running event in a colorful and cheerful manner. It’s not about reaching the maximum running performance or the best time – here it’s about maximum fun! Together with all the other COLOR RUNNERS you are going to have a day that you will never forget. You will run the most colorful, happiest and craziest 5 kilometers on earth! Running – just in a quite different way!

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