New Year’s Eve in Venice and Mestre: the whole programme


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Everything is ready for the most magical night of the year!

The usual appointment with the fireworks show will be in St. Mark’s square at midnight and will enlighten the first night of the year.

But this isn’t the only thing you can do on New Year’s Eve in Venice.

Venice, St. Mark’s Basin

Riva degli Schiavoni, Riva Ca’ di Dio, Riva San Biagio and Riva dei Sette Martiri are the best places for watching the fireworks show. On the next day, January 1st, a 11.15 am, the twenty-fourth edition of “Auguri di Capodanno sulla spiaggia del Lido di Venezia” will take place. The event will be at the Blue Moon beach in Lido.

Myung-Whun Chung, the Korean award-winning maestro, will conduct the orchestra for the fifteenth edition of the New Year’s Concert at Teatro La Fenice.

The program is divided in two parts. The first one will be purely orchestral and the second one will be dedicated to a opera with arias, duets and choral parts from the most loved opera repertoire.

The appointments at the theatre are five:

  • Thursday, December 28th at 8 pm
  • Friday, December 29th at 8 pm
  • Saturday, December 30th at 5 pm
  • Sunday, December 31st at 4 pm
  • Monday, January 1st at 11:15 am

The second part of the New Year’s Concert will be broadcasted live on Rai1 and later on Rai5.

Mestre, Piazza Ferretto

In Mestre, the New Year’s Eve is awaited too and it will be celebrated with the exceptional presence of Radio PiterPan, from 10.30pm till 1.30am.

Luisa Corna and the new band Le Deva will be the protagonist of the whole night, with Marco Baxo, Dj Lady Helen and Dj Andy Mancuso.


For the occasion there will be more waterbusses during the night after the fireworks show.

This will help everyone to reach their home easily.

Also the regular transportations between Venice and Mestre will be more frequent until midnight and after the fireworks show.

The People Mover will be working till 3am.

There will be more trains from Venice to Mestre, Castelfranco, Treviso, Portogruaro and Padua too.