Venice Carnival 2013: Vivi i Colori – Live in Color

6 January – 12 February 2013

13 days of dressing up, shows, music, games and colours

The most popular event in Venice is back: thirteen days of dressing up, shows, music, games and colours. The city explodes with fun and laughter and huge festive crowds fill the salon of Piazza San Marco and thousands of other squares in the city. Free shows, period costume parades, concerts, living history, children’s entertainment, wild all-night dancing, food tasting and other sensory experiences.

This is Carnival. A stimulating experience to suit everyone’s tastes.

January 2013

26 January

(06:00 – 23:00) Ice Skating Village
(17:00 – 19:00) Festa Veneziana

27 January

(11:00 – 13:00) Festa Veneziana

February 2013

1 February

(17:00 – 19:00) Start of Carnival “Cotillon”

2 February

(11:00 – 13:00) The Best Masked Costume Contest
(14:00 – 16:00) Festa delle Marie (Marie Parade)
(15:00 – 16:00) The Best Masked Costume Contest
(16:30 – 18:30) Chocolate in costume
(20:00 – 03:00) The Best of Il ballo del Doge …Frames of a dream
(20:15 – 00:00) Diner dansante Minuetto
(20:30 – 01:00) Gala dinner and theatre “Al Ridotto”
(21:00 – 03:00) The Serenissima Grand Ball. Homage to W. A. Mozart with the opera “Don Giovanni”

3 February

(12:00 – 13:00) The Flight of the Angel
(13:30 – 15:30) Sunday lunch
(16:00 – 18:00) Cotillon – dance lessons
(16:00 – 18:00) The Best Masked Costume Contest
(20:15 – 00:00) Diner dansante Minuetto
(21:00 – 02:00) Ball of Arlecchino and Pulcinella Venetian and Neapolitan Songs

4 February

(11:00 – 13:00) The Best Masked Costume Contest
(16:00 – 18:00) Cotillon – dance lessons
(16:00 – 18:00) The Best Masked Costume Contest

5 February

(11:00 – 13:00) The Best Masked Costume Contest
(16:00 – 18:00) The Best Masked Costume Contest
(16:30 – 18:30) Chocolate in costume
(20:15 – 00:00) Diner dansante Minuetto

6 February

(11:00 – 13:00) The Best Masked Costume Contest
(16:00 – 18:00) Cotillon – dance lessons
(16:00 – 18:00) The Best Masked Costume Contest

7 February

(11:00 – 13:00) The Best Masked Costume Contest
(16:00 – 18:00) The Best Masked Costume Contest
(20:30 – 02:00) Tiepolo Ball
(21:00 – 02:00) La Dolce Vita Gran Ball

8 February

(11:00 – 13:00) The Best Masked Costume Contest
(16:00 – 18:00) The Best Masked Costume Contest
(17:00 – 19:00) Operetta and Cocktail
(20:15 – 00:00) Diner dansante Minuetto
(21:00 – 02:00) “The Merry Widow” Opera By Franz Lehár

9 February

(11:00 – 13:00) The Best Masked Costume Contest
(16:00 – 18:00) The Best Masked Costume Contest
(16:30 – 18:30) Chocolate in costume
(20:30 – 01:00) Gala dinner and theatre “Al Ridotto”
(20:30 – 03:00) Il Ballo del Doge – It’s all about… Amore – XX Edition
(21:00 – 02:00) Dogaressa Gran Ball and “Elixir of Love” Opera. Followed by Surprise Show

10 February

(11:00 – 13:00) The Best Masked Costume Contest
(12:00 – 13:00) The Flight of the Eagle
(14:30 – 17:30) The Best Masked Costume Contest
(16:30 – 18:30) Chocolate in costume
(20:00 – 03:00) GRAN BALLO “MASCHERANDA”
(20:15 – 00:00) Diner dansante Minuetto
(21:00 – 02:00) Opera “La Traviata” Homage to Giuseppe Verdi.

11 February

(11:00 – 13:00) The Best Masked Costume Contest
(16:00 – 18:00) Cotillon – dance lessons
(16:00 – 18:00) The Best Masked Costume Contest
(19:00 – 23:00) Gondola Tour and Dinner
(21:00 – 02:00) Belle Epoque Gran Ball Tales of Hoffmann: The Doll Olympia

12 February

(11:00 – 13:00) The Best Masked Costume Contest
(16:30 – 17:00) The Festa delle Marie 2013 – Award Ceremony
(17:00 – 18:00) The “Svolo del Leon” (The Lion Flight)
(20:15 – 00:00) Diner dansante Minuetto
(21:00 – 02:00) Minuet Gran Ball
(23:30 – 23:59) The silent water parade



 
You can also discuss this topic in our Forums about the city of Venice.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *