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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 2025. 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 2025.

Any event may be cancelled.

The official dinner and masquerade ball

Carnival Official Dinner Show & Ball 2025. 18+. Carnival Official Dinner Show & Ball will be held in Ca’ Vendramin Calergi palace. It is scheduled on February 22nd and 23rd, and then from February 27th to March 4th, 2025. (Ca' Loredan Vendramin Calergi is a 15th-century palace on the Grand Canal.) Dress Code: Period or themed costume is required.

There will be held also private events.

Saturday, March 1, 2025. Il Ballo del Doge. Il Ballo del Doge ("The Doge’s Ball") is a Venetian masquerade ball, costume party, 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.

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.

Venetian Reflections Grand Ball. March 2, 2025. Venetian Reflections Grand Ball is masquerade grand ball with full dinner, musical and theatrical entertainment, animations, artistic prizes, plus disco dancing. It will be held in Pisani Moretta.

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

  • The Ball of Dreams. Date: February 22, 2025. Venue: Palazzo Zen. In the program: cocktail, snacks, dinner, music. The cost of tickets is from €220 to €990.
  • Carnival in Love Grand Ball. Date: March 1. Venue: Palazzo Ca 'Zen ai Frari. The theme of the evening is “Venetian Serenade”. The dress code for the Grand Ball is a complete historical costume with a mask. The ticket price ranges from €250 to €1990.

Tickets Tickets for Venice Dinner Show 🎭 with Viator. 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 2025.

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