CHICAGO — An event featuring decorated boats, live music and fireworks is taking place on Lake Michigan on Saturday evening.

The third annual Venetian Night will kick off on August 12 at 8:30 p.m. and run until 10 p.m. at Monroe Harbor.

Visit the Venetian Night Chicago website for details on this year’s event

This year’s event, presented by the Italian American Human Relations Foundation & The 31st Street Harbor Association of Black Boaters, will feature a performance by rapper Brendan Tripodi (also known as BIG TRIPP) and a fireworks display at Navy Pier.

Venetian Night Coordinator Trevian Kutti and Rapper Brendan Tripodi had details on what attendees can expect.