This month, Venetians and visitors alike are in for a marvelous treat as the Carnival of Venice 2017 opens on the eleventh of February. This year’s theme is “CREATUM Vanity AF-fair” and revelers will be treated to numerous events all over the city, including costume and masquerade parties, parades, and street shows. Opening Shows The festivities typically open with La Festa Veneziana, which features a water parade and show as the main highlight. Just a bit past sunset on the 11th, the Rio di Cannaregio will transform into a water stage where performers dazzle the thousands of denizens that flock to the festival each year. This free show will be performed twice in the evening, with the first show happening at 6:00 PM, and the second at 8:00 PM. Celebrations will continue on to the next day, February 12th, when the Coordinamento Associazioni Remiere di Voga alla Veneta (Venetian Rowing […]
"The trip was fabulous!! Everything we planned was perfect."
The cooking class we did set the bar for all cooking classes! It was so special, and the owner himself was there, and opened what seemed like unending bottles of champagne for us while we cooked, along with cheese, and some treats – before we even sat down...
Lynn Nicaretta (Bayonne, NJ)
Venice Carnival Customized Vacation, February 2013