Regata dei Santissimi will take place on Sunday 17 December from 9.30 am in the Grand Canal. The regatta will see champions and amateurs strictly in common by Santa Claus
On December 17th from 9.30 am in the Grand Canal will be held the usual Regata Valsana dei Santa Claus arrived this year at the seventh edition. The regatta, which has become a tradition, will see champions, amateurs and women rigorously dressed up as Santa Claus confronting themselves with mascarete in the Grand Canal, departing from San Marco (Pietà) and arriving in front of Ca ‘Foscari.
As part of the event there will be a water procession accompanying the Regatta, consisting of caorline and dragon boat. To crown the day of celebration, the children will be taken by boat with Santa and his elves.[source: http://www.veneziaradiotv.it/]