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Venice Carnival Party, Cruise & Dinner

Glamorous – Intriguing – Irresistible. Experience the essence of Venice Carnival 2019. Embark from St Mark’s Square and enjoy a fabulous Masquerade Cruise. Taste a magnificent fish dinner served at the table. Dance until midnight with music and shows.


Get a unique perspective on Venice Carnival with a floating party in the lagoon!

Taste a superb diner of Venetian specialties

Be the protagonist of Carnival with your mask and costume… and DANCE!


The Feste Carnevale Venezia (carnival of venice) is a big attraction here in the floating city. Here is the complete programme of unmissable venice events during this spectacular Carnival.

The charm of Carnival captures everyone, so get involved in this once in a lifetime opportunity. Experience the unique atmosphere of this party between seduction, magic, mystery, art and escape. After all, the Carnival was created for this: to obscure the social order, everyone puts on a mask to conceal their identity. It is always an electrifying experience. Here’s how you can experience it by visiting Venice for the Carnival.

Experience the magic of the lagoon on your venice carnival party cruise

Carnival 2019 will be held from February 16th to March 5th 2019 and as every year the Thursday Grasso (Fat Thursday) will traditionally start the Carnival celebrations, until it ends with Grasso Tuesday (fat Tuesday/Shrove Tuesday) You can leave st mark’s square Piazza on any of these days for a memorable cruise in the lagoon. On board this cruise you can enjoy the festive atmosphere with dancing and drinks. The lagoon cruise includes dinner served with an extensive carnival buffet menu of Venetian specialties prepared by our chef on board, followed by entertainment, shows and carnival dances.
Among the many fancy dress parties of the Venice Carnival 2019 do not miss the Venice show from the water. Thursday Fat masks will embark on a traveling cruise in the Lagoon. A splendid fish dinner served at the table will be accompanied by shows, entertainments, music and dances. Venice in the background will host the festivities which will last until midnight. You will experience the splendour of  Venice and of the lagoon by night!


Thursday 28 February 2019: Cruise programme


At 20.00 boarding from the pier Cornoldi, 5 minutes walk from Piazza San Marco.
Welcome cocktail free drink, served by the crew on the large heated terrace, from which you can admire the breathtaking view of the Venice lagoon. Meanwhile, the chefs will be at work preparing dinner.
We will sail in the S. Marco basin, Giudecca Canal, Lido of Venice and the Lesser Islands. There is the possibility of a photographic shoot for groups on the Island of San Giorgio.
Taking place at the table, a splendid fish dinner will be served as shown in the menu
After dinner there will be music, dancing and entertainment
The evening ends at 24.00 at Pontile Cornoldi, Riva degli Schiavoni.

Thursday Grasso dinner menu with Venetian specialties:
Sardines in saor
Octopus carpaccio with pink grapefruit and vinegrette
Toasted cod crostoni
Corn cream with prawns sautéed in sauce
Risotto with scallops and prawns with its bisquet
Fagottino radicchio and scampi
Sea bass escalope with velvety fennel
Shellfish crustacean with broad bean purée with rosemary
Venetian pancakes
Typical Venetian Chicas
Apricot ravioli
Water, coke – Prosecco – Fruit juices and soft drinks included


Dress Code for the event: Venetian Costume and Mask

The occasion is ideal for wearing a magnificent Venetian costume and showing off in fine clothing and masks that bring the streets to life. Feel the pleasure of wearing a spectacular historical outfit, become a lady of the ‘700s or a Venetian nobleman. Wrap yourself in a halo of mystery wearing a beautiful mask that will make your night in Venice unique! The costumes are available for 24 hour hire, with rates starting from 150 euros. When booking the event, you can let us know if you want to browse the costume catalogue in advance to view the hundreds of outfits available. You will have fun choosing yours. To book a costume you will then need  to fill out a form with your measurements, and make an appointment with the atelier in Venice for a fitting. Would you like to know more? For any information about this event, contact us!


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    169 E/person


    4 hours


    28 February 2019

    Spoken Languages

      Included / Excluded

      Included :

      The fee includes: Carnival night cruise, dinner served with drinks as per menu, entertainment, assistance, boarding fees, landings, insurance.

      Excluded :

      The fee does not include: costume rental on request, porterage and tips, drinks other than those listed (they will be available at the bar onboard), insurance for cancellation by the customer (it can be requested), everything not reported in the “included” section.

      Sales Conditions

      50% penalty for cancellations up to 15 days before departure. 75% penalty for cancellations up to 7 days before departure. 100% penalty for cancellations in the 7 days before the event and for NO-SHOW at embarkment.
      The event will take place with min. 50 participants.

      Other practical information

      – Dress code: Venetian costume and Mask. 24-h rental is available on request.
      -The motorboat is provided with an indoor panoramic open space and terrace, toilets for disabled people, wardrobe and assistance by staff.
      – Dinner will be served at the table with assigned seats. Please let us know in advance of any food allergies: we will provide you a dedicated menu.

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