From February 8th to 25th water parades, spectacular allegorical floats, themed parties, parades by night, “frittelle and galani”. Just one watchword: entertainment!
The spirit of this celebration that characterizes the charm of Venice all over the world, with its very elegant masks exhibiting along the streets, on the places and at the exclusive parties in the palaces on the Canal Grande, belong to all of us.
The watchword for everybody, adults and kids, will be “enjoy!” to the sound of mask parades during the day and by night, allegorical floats, themed parties, unrestrained music, corianders showers and bellyful fo typical “frittelle and galani”, the traditional sweets.
The traditional and most important events will start on Sunday 9th February with the Grand Opening, the spectacular water parade that will sail from Punta della Dogana to Rio di Cannaregio, where all visitors will be offered “cicheti” and other specialities.
The coronation of the best-looking “Maria” is scheduled on Carnival Tuesday, February 25th.
Il Volo dell’Angelo (The Angel’s flight): the protagonist of this year will be Ms. Linda Pani, the winner “Maria” of 2019 edition Carnival – who will officially open the dances on Sunday February 16th.
Lo Svolo dell’Aquila (The eagle jump): will take place Sunday February 23rd, while on Carnival Tuesday, February 25th, the Svolo del Leon (the Lion jump) will close the 2020 Venice Carnival celebrations.
Mestre Carnival Street Show
Piazza Ferretto and more: the joy of Carnival will spread on the venetian mainland, involving all the streets of Mestre.
On February 15 + 16 and from 20 to 25 the craziest festival of the year will take to Mestre musical events, acrobats, street and circus artists, dancers and the traditional “volo dell’Asino” (the flight of the Donkey).