Venice Carnival Ball of Dreams – 11th February 2023

Imagine a Carnival Gala dinner in a timeless palace, with live music and performers from all around the world. You will walk in this incredible party with a most distinguised carnival mask and costume, so you can be for that one night whoever you want to be until dawn. No need to say that such an evening will leave you with unforgettable emotions and lead to the most intriguing encounters.

WHY DID WE LIKE THIS EXPERIENCE SO MUCH?

  • lllusion, magic, sensuality: enter in the labyrinth of the Venice Carnival Masked Balls!
  • A magical event organized in a beautiful historic palace with rental costumes services !
  • From sunset at the first lights of dawn, a memorable journey awaits you!

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Price

  1. AFTER DINNER 220,00€
  2. DREAM TICKET 790,00€ – SIDE SALON
  3. DREAM PACKAGE 990,00€ – CENTRAL SALON (Rental costume from REGULAR COLLECTION included)

Other practical information

Once you have made your booking, you will receive an email from the Atelier with the next steps to collect your measurements for the costume and make an appointment for the rental.

Spoken Languages

  • Italian
  • English

Included / Excluded

Included :

As per description of each ticket

Excluded :

Whatever is not listed in the Included section.

Sales Conditions

Once a reservation is confirmed, no refund will be granted. Due to the high number of requests for this event, we are forced to establish very strict cancellation policies that do not provide for any refunds in the event of cancellation.
In the event of the cancellation of the event by the organizer (for COVID reasons), your reservation will be automatically renewed for the same event next year. Any other reason for cancellation (inability to travel to your home country/area) will not be recognized. We therefore recommend the issuance of a private insurance at the expense of the client.

Availability

Saturday 11th February 2023

Duration

5 hours

Features

    Masked Balls are without a doubt some of the wildest nights of Venice Carnival and are often described as “once in a life time experiences”.

    Imagine a Carnival Gala dinner in a timeless palace, with live music and performers from all around the world. You will walk in this incredible party with a most distinguished carnival mask and costume, so you can be for that one night whoever you want to be until dawn. No need to say that such an evening will leave you with unforgettable emotions and lead to the most intriguing encounters. The Ball of dreams is one of the most famous of all the events taking place in Venice. 

    The Carnival is a very special time for Venice. It lights the city up for weeks with spectacular parties, international artists, shows, dances and music. It’s an electrifying whirlwind that will take you to live magical nights as only Venice can do.

    Venice Carnival 2023 will see its first week of events between the 05th of February and 21th of  february with many traditional carnival events lined up. First the Venice Water Parade taking place on the grand canal, then Festa delle marie and  flight of the angel are certainly some of the most famous day events of the Carnevale di Venezia. But if you truly want to fully experience this festival, night balls and parties can’t be missed!

    Join our Venice Carnival Ball of Dreams on Saturday 19th February. Or read on to find the options we offer for the following Saturday.

    Venice Carnival Ball of Dreams – 11th February 2023

    Every year during Carnival the ancient palaces of Venice become stunning locations for fabulous Venetian masked balls. This year, it will be the Palazzo Ca’Zen ai Frari opening its gates for the fantastic “Ball of Dreams”. It is located in the San Polo district, near the Frari Basilica. This palace is a magnificent example of a 15th century residence of the Venetian nobility. Today the palace is still owned by the Zeno family, one of the richest and oldest in the history of Venice. Inside you can see the neoclassical ceilings of Sebastiano Santi.

    The “Ball of Dreams” will be a magnetic, exclusive experience as only a Venice Carnival Masked Ball can be. In the charming Palazzo Ca’Zen, you will be in the very heart of Venice and will enjoy a uniquely Venetian experience surrounded by art, music, performance and inspiration… A dream in a dream, like the very city of Venice.

    Program: the doors will open at 8.00 pm with a welcome cocktail. Then, at around 9.30 pm, a most delightful gala dinner will be served. The lights will be dimmed and from the shadows dancers, players, and performers will start appearing and entertain the party. The after dinner entrance will be at about at 11.00 pm. The party will go on into the night with unique entertainment, more surprises, an open bar and a DJ set!  

    Dress code: To attend the dinner guests are required to be masked and costumed (historical Venetian costume). Mask and costume are included some packages. In alternative, you can wear your own costume if you already have one. For after-dinner entries the dress code is relaxed so an elegant evening dress and mask will be appropriate. Check the ticket section for the complete information and options available!

    Venice Carnival Ball of Dreams tickets

    AFTER DINNER 220,00€

    • Entrace to the Palace at 10.30pm
    • Oper bar
    • Discoteque

    DREAM TICKET 790,00€ – SIDE SALON

    • Entry to the Palace at 08.00pm
    • Welcome Cocktail with appetizers and shows
    • Dinner Placè at the Noble Floor at 09.30pm
    • Shows during the dinner with international artists and historical entratainments
    • Discoteque from 11,00pm

     

    DREAM PACKAGE 990,00€ – CENTRAL SALON

    • Rental costume from REGULAR COLLECTION included.
    • Entry to the Palace at 08.00pm
    • Welcome Cocktail with appetizers and shows
    • Dinner Placè at the Noble Floor at 09.30pm
    • Shows during the dinner with international artists and historical entratainments
    • Discoteque from 11,00pm

     

    MANDATORY Dress code: Historical costume and mask.

    Carnival of Venice: Costume rental instructions

    If you have chosen the package that includes our costume rental, we will now explain the steps to follow after your order. You will receive an email from the costume atelier to collect information regarding your exact measurements. Subsequently you will then receive our complete catalogue of costumes, with those available according to your size. We will then fix an appointment for you to try on your costume in our workshop near Saint Mark’s Square and collect your invitation for the Carnival Ball of Dreams. On the day of the event, the costume will be delivered directly to your accommodation and will be picked up at the same location the following day. Easy, isn’t it? 

    If you have any questions or queries, please do not hesitate to contact us and we will do our very best to assist you.

    History of the carnival

    Carnival, being a pre-Easter festival, means ‘farewell to meat’ and is celebrated throughout Italy. It was first held in Venice in the 11th century and consisted of over two months of revelry, until it fell into decline during the 18th century. After a long absence, the Carnival returned in 1979. The Government decided to bring back the history and culture of Venice, and sought to use the traditional Venetian Carnival as the centerpiece of its efforts. The redevelopment of the masks began as the pursuit of some Venetian college students for the tourist trade. Now the carnival attracts about 3 million visitors every year!

    Masquerade Balls in Venice 2023 – Carnival Program

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    Notes:

    * To respect the privacy policy we inform you that during the Event video and photoshoots will be taken. Please inform Sogno Veneziano Atelier if you do not want these to be used in our information and promotional material

    *At the moment of booking, please report any allergies, intolerances or food requirements so that we can accommodate your needs

     

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