The Dream Parties of The Venetian Carnival 2016

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You can say a lot of things about Venetians but one thing you can’t say is that they don’t know how to have fun. And the Venetian Carnival is the perfect occasion.  The parties organized in historical palaces throughout the city during this period are really famous and the hunt for an invite has become even more difficult to get. 

Access to the exclusive parties can be a challenge, but the satisfaction once attained is guaranteed. Here are some of the most anticipated parties:

 

The King’s Banquet (January 30th and 31st, 4th-5th-6th-7th-8-th -9th of February) 

A gala dinner event organized in the beautiful area of the Arsenale in Venice. A Banquet to relive the age-old meals of the Venetian Republic accompanied by acrobats, century dressed courtesans and militants. As well as a DJ set to play until the late hours of the night (from 300 to 500 euros).

 

The Enchanted Palace (Feburary 5th)

A splendid palace on the Grand Canal, just as it once wasA trip back in time with theatrical shows, ballerinas, musicians and a gala dinner, lavish masked costumes and a party with Dj. (from 690 euros to 810 euros)

 

Grand Masked Ball (Feburary 6th)

A fascinating masked ball is always dazzling.  All you need is to add the Venetian Carnival atmosphere; a private 15th century palace facing the Grand Canal, candle-lit lighting and the game is done.  Luxurious gala dinner, diffused entertainment, music and drinks non-stop until the morning. (from 760 to 880 euros)

 

The Doge’s Dance (February 6th

It is the celebrated ball organized by Antonia Sautter, for the past 23 Carnivals. The mundane event for excellence is probably the most sought after. You may access only with lavish handmade costumes though a strict selection. It’s the dance for the VIP and the celebrities. That night, in Palazzo Pisani Moretta, everything can happen.

 

Fifty Shades of Casanova Grand Ball (February 6th

From Casanova to 50 Shades of Grey… a party that’s all programmed. Ca’ Zeno, near the Basilica of Frari, will host a Ball inspired by the famous Venetian womanizer in a romantic atmosphere. (from 180 euros to 650 euros)

 

Grand Ball Mascheranda (February 7th

The last grand ball of the Venetian Carnival 2016. It is a unique experience to travel back in time to the 17 hundreds in Venice with dancers, astrologers, costumes, and much more. (from 250 euros to 650 euros.)

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