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Masquerade Balls in Venice during the carnival

Submitted by Visit Plus on Sat, 07/22/2017 - 23:47

What can we do during the carnival in Venice? The program of visiting Venice is similar for all tourists: walking through the streets, a gondola trop through canals, sights photographing. You can make your trip to Venice more interesting.

Several costumed balls will be held in Venice during the carnival 2022. The entrance to such events is paid. You need to have (buy or rent) a suitable historical costume to visit the masquerade. (The dress code can be different on different parties.)

The program of the ball-masquerade usually includes: old and modern music, performances by artists, treats (food and wine). But the most important is communication with the same as you are carnival lovers from different countries. In most cases, you can also learn to dance an historic dance.

The number of tickets to parties is limited, so you should buy tickets in advance. You can do it online (on the Internet).

Find out the dates of events for the carnival 2021.

The official dinner and masquerade ball

The official dinner and masquerade ball will be held at Palazzo Ca 'Vendramin Calergi Palace. Guests will be welcomed from 20:30. Dinner will last until 23:15. Dinner includes 5 dishes with a selection of Italian wines. Dinner will be accompanied by live music.

The evening will last until 22:30. After midnight, live music will sound. Entry for children under 18 is prohibited. The cost of tickets from 500 euros per person.

Tickets can be purchased on the official website of the festival (search for the link here).

February 26, 2022. (Saturday). Il Ballo del Doge. Il Ballo del Doge ("The Doge’s Ball") is a Venetian masquerade ball, one of the many events held annually during the Carnival of Venice. The ball itself is held in the 15th-century Venetian palace of Palazzo Pisani Moretta, situated on the Grand Canal in Venice.

Dates in 2020: February 15 (Saturday), February 16 (Sunday), February 20 (Thursday), February 21 (Friday), February 22 (Saturday), February 23 (Sunday), February 24 (Monday), February 25 (Tuesday).

(Dates February 17, 18 and 19 are reserved for agencies, companies or groups.)

Palazzo Ca 'Vendramin Calergi Palace is located on the banks of the Grand Canal, between the Rialto Bridge (700 meters) and Santa Lucia Station (distance 500 meters). In this building there is also a casino and the Wagner Museum.

Book your hotel near the Casino of Venice so you do not have to travel long to the places you need in Venice. Nearby there are, for example, hotels: Hotel Alle Guglie, Hotel La Forcola, Hotel Tintoretto.

There will be held also private events.

Gran Ballo Mascheranda. February 27, 2022, Palazzo PISANI MORETTA 8:30pm. Venice Carnival Mascheranda will be a Grand Ball, including costume party complete with aperitif, full dinner, entertainment, contests, open bar and dancing.

Information about some of the balls (private events - Carnival Balls of the Russolo Family):

  • The Ball of Dreams. Date: February 19, 2022. Venue: Palazzo Contarini. In the program: cocktail, snacks, dinner, music. The cost of tickets is from € 150 to € 1050.
  • Carnival in Love Grand Ball. Date: February 26, 2022. Venue: Palazzo Contarini della Porta di Ferro. The theme of the evening is “LE MIROIR MAGIQUE”. The dress code for the Grand Ball is a complete historical costume with a mask. The ticket price ranges from € 150 to € 1150.

Tickets Tickets for 🎭 Venice Dinner Show (or with Musement). Enjoy a delicious gala dinner with singers, dancers, acrobats, and musicians. (You can book a ticket online here.)

Useful links for those who are planning a trip to Venice:

Find out the dates of events for the carnival 2022.


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