More than 1.000.000 attendants, with daily peaks of 150.000 persons, 18 days of events and celebrations: from the prologue to the Martedì grasso (Shrove Tuesday) that marks the grand finale of the gala.
Crowds are expected to peak during the three weekends of the event, the Thursday before Lent and the last day.

The Official Dinner Show and Ball 
Carnevale in Arsenale 
“Carnevale Diffuso” 


Main events:      
1° weekend - Grand Opening
The Grand Opening of the Carnival with the parade of rowers in costume on Sunday

2nd and 3rd weekend  Shows in Arsenale and in the City
“Carnevale Diffuso”
, with street artists performing in the many points-show in Venice and mainland.
Carnival in the Arsenale, with light shows and sounds on the water
The official Venice Carnival Dinner Show & Ball at Ca' Vendramin Calergi

Mardi Gras - The Grand Final of the Carnival with the The Festa delle Marie Award Ceremony
Throughout the period: dailiy Best Masked Costume contests, cultural events (special visits to the main museums and cultural city’s sites, exhibition, theatrical performance).


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