• 1 December 2019 – 6 January 2020

Christmas in Venice.
Christmas markets, concerts, skating rinks, illuminations, Nativity scenes, street shows and other events.

Christmas 2019 Venice markets concerts skating rinks


  • 29 December 2019 – 1 January 2020

2020 New Year’s Concert at La Fenice Opera House in Venice.

dates and times of the shows:

29 December 2019 – at 20:00.
30 December 2019 – at 17:00.
31 December 2019 – at 16:00.
1 January 2020 – at 11:15.

Orchestra and Chorus of La Fenice Opera House directed respectively by Myung-Whun Chung and Claudio Marino Moretti. Tickets on sale here.


  • 31 December 2019 – 1 January 2020

New Year’s Eve in Venice.
With the marvelous fireworks show that will illuminate the San Marco Basin at midnight. WARNING: the best view to watch the fireworks show is near the Arsenale vaporetto stop, between Riva degli Schiavoni and Riva Ca ‘Dio, just 500 meters from our bed and breakfast! Book your stay at Oceano Mare B&B Venice!


  • 6 January 2020

41st Regatta of Befana.
The best way to celebrate the Epiphany in Venice is a rowing regatta race: on January 6, 50 athletes disguised as old witches (‘befane’), race from S. Tomà to the Rialto Bridge.


  • 8-25 February 2020


Major events:
9 February 2020: Festa Veneziana on the water (Rio di Cannareggio);
15 February 2020: Festa delle Marie: the Parade (via Garibaldi);
16 February 2020: +++ FLIGHT OF THE ANGEL +++ (Piazza San Marco);
23 February 2020: The Eagle’s flight (Piazza San Marco);
23 February 2020: Best Mask Contest: final day (Piazza San Marco);
24 February 2020: Best Mask Contest-children edition (Piazza San Marco);
25 February 2020: Maria del Carnevale award ceremony (Piazza San Marco);
25 February 2020: The ‘Svolo del Leon’ (Piazza San Marco).

Click here for the complete calendar of 2020 Venice Carnival.


  • 19 April 2020

Su e Zo per i Ponti 2020
‘Su e Zo per i Ponti’ (‘Up and Down the Bridges’ walk) is a spring event that involves thousands of people in a walk for solidarity around Venice alleys.


  • 23-24 May 2020

Festa della Sensa 2020 in Venice.
The Festa della Sensa is one of the city’s best known festivals that bring to life its thousand year history and its close ties to the sea and the art of ‘Voga alla Veneta’ rowing.


  • 23 May – 29 November 2020

17th International Architecture Exhibition (Biennale Gardens / Arsenale Exhibition Spaces).
Our bed and breakfast is just 15 minutes walk from the Biennale Gardens and less than 10 minutes from the Arsenale pavilions: 
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  • 31 May 2020

Vogalonga 2020.
46th edition of the traditional rowing boat regatta attended by thousands of rowers from all over the world. The racecourse is scenic route 30 kilometers long along the various Venetian canals and historical buildings.


  • June-July 2020

Concerts in Piazza San Marco (TBD).
Every summer the most evocative square in the world hosts great concerts of italian and international artists. A few years ago, on the occasion of the Simple Minds concert, the singer Jim Kerr reached our B & B to greet his friend Nicola, owner of Oceano Mare.

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  • 18-19 July 2020

The Redentore Feast 2020 in Venice.
With fireworks display in St Mark’s Basin (day 18) and Redentore regattas on the Giudecca Canal (day 19).


  • 2-12 September 2020

77th International Exhibition of Cinematographic Art (Venice Lido).
Venice Lido, Film Festival location, is easily accessible from our bed and breakfast with a 10-minute vaporetto ride. 
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  • 6 September 2020

Historical Regatta 2020.
The most important event of the annual calendar of venetian style rowing competitions, will be held the traditional and famous historical parade along the Grand Canal.


  • 25 October 2020

Venice Marathon 2020.
35th edition of the race on the olympic distance of 42.195 Km that starts from Villa Pisani, in Stra, and arrives in the historic center of Venice, on the quay called Riva Sette Martiri, after passing through the most characteristic points of the city.