Tiepolo Ball at Palazzo Pisani Moretta Venice Carnival 2016 Shrove Thursday (4 February)

Duration: 3 hours aprox.   Location: Venice

Why choose this experience?

1 To participate in the Tiepolo Ball, one of the most exclusive events of the Carnival of Venice 2016, now in its 17th edition
2 Because you can spend an evening with dancing, music and entertainment at the Palazzo Pisani Moretta, a splendid example of a 15th/16th century Venetian residence
3 To feel like a rich aristocrat of Venice and enjoy without limits the anonymity guaranteed by masks and costumes

Palazzo Pisani in Venice is proud to host for the 17th consecutive year the Ballo Tiepolo. Venice Carnival  is waiting for you with masks, mystery and seduction! Scheduled for Thursday 4 February 2016 (Shrove Thursday), the Tiepolo Grand Carnival Ball is one of the most anticipated events of 2016 Carnival of Venice.

The fame of prestige and kingship of the Tiepolo Ball is largely due to the wonderful setting in which it takes place: Palazzo Pisani Moretta, Venice, is a valuable example of a noble Venetian home of the XV/XVI century in late Gothic style. The Palazzo Pisani Moretta Venezia building boasts inside masterpieces by great artists such as Jacopo Guarana (in the main hall), Giambattista Tiepolo (in the Tiepolo room ), Pietro Longhi (in the Longhi room) and Gaspare Diziani. The Tiepolo Ball owes its name to the extraordinary frescoes that adorn the ceilings of the building…

Today Palazzetto Pisani Venezia is considered one of the most exclusive locations of Venice: festivals and events can count on the elegant and refined environment that remains from all the glory and splendour of the golden period of the Venice Republic. Even the location of the Palazzo Pisani Moretta overlooking the Grand Canal offers highly suggestive views.

The Tiepolo Ball Venice 2016 will help you experience a carnival dream, you will be transported back in time to a refined Venice of the 18th century, to personify the proud Venetian aristocrats in their play…Vintage dresses, traditional dances, music and great food: the Ballo Tiepolo - Venice Carnival 2016 promises to be an event not to be missed!

The major event of the Venetian Carnival since 1998: the Tiepolo Ball, Pisani Moretta Palace, includes dinner, entertainment and live music.

Starting at 8.00 pm, performers, singers and dancers will entertain you during the cocktail reception to be held on the ground floor, and during the dinner served in the elegant halls of the main floor in the tradition of the past. The menu, created by star chef Corrado Fasolato provides five courses, with wine included.
During dinner, the beautiful central hall of the Venice Palazzo Pisani Moretta building will be transformed into a 18th century ballroom: a classical orchestra and expert dance teachers will guide you in the traditional dance of the 18th century, such as minuets, waltzes and contraddanze.
A fairytale setting and hundreds of candles will surround the event, recreating the atmosphere of the celebrations of the past.

After dinner, the Ballo Tiepolo Venezia will continue on the ground floor with a buffet of desserts and prosecco; a pop band will entertain guests and make them dance until 2.00 am in the morning.

Precious jewellery, extravagant hairstyles and clothes made from hand-embroidered fabrics and embellished with stones, feathers and pearls... The Tiepolo Ball 2016 on Shrove Thursday in Venice is an opportunity to show off exclusive costumes and be seen in a new light ... Who will be concealed behind the masks and elegant Venetian clothes? It is said that the Tiepolo Ball is the event par excellence of the Carnival of Venice, much appreciated by lovers of tradition and by Italian, German and French families of high status…

Palazzo Pisani Moretta, Tiepolo Ball: Venice will open the doors of its glittering past to allow you to relive the magic, in one evening that should not be missed!


Tiepolo Ball Tickets

  • Sala Longhi and Sala del Tiepolo: €570.00 per person
  • Dining Room and Hall of Prints (Sala delle Stampe): €470.00 per person
  • Entrance after dinner (starting at midnight, and includes dessert buffet with Prosecco, dancing with live band): €100.00 per person


Tiepolo Ball - Pisani Moretta Palace Menu 2016:

Rossini with shrimp
Veal Tuna
Sandwiched smoked trout with cucumber and anchovies
Beef cannoli, horseradish, mustard pears and mustard seeds
Aubergine with Parmasen

Spritz mullet, coconut and Aperol
Potatoes cream, medallion of scallops, licorice and dehydrated coral
Ravioli stuffed with saffron creme brulee with radicchio, chestnut cream with rosemary and anchovies with star anise
Sturgeon escalope with herbs in sauce of strawberries
Lemon parfait with hazelnut ice cream, mascarpone mousse, oranges, honey and coffee

Carnival cakes (galani, pancakes, castagnole, stuffed donuts)
Assorted biscuits

Still and sparkling mineral water
Pinot Grigio az. Agr. Luigino Zago
Prosecco Brut Borgoluce
Cabernet Sauvignon De Stefani

*When booking for the Tiepolo Ball 2016, please indicate any food allergies or intolerances. Vegetarian menu on request.

Please note that to participate in the Tiepolo Ball at Palazzo Pisani Moretta a historical costume and mask are required. If you wish to hire masks and Venetian costumes, the Atelier Tiepolo in Venice offers special rates to participants of:


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Important info


Thursday 4 February 2016

Departure point:

Palazzo Pisani Moretta, San Polo 2766

Departure time

8 pm

Languages available

no explanations during the tour

  • Sala Longhi and Sala del Tiepolo: €570.00 per person
  • Dining Room and Hall of Prints (Sala delle Stampe): €470.00 per person
  • Entrance after dinner (starting at midnight, and includes dessert buffet with Prosecco, dancing with live band): €100.00 per person

3 hours aprox.

  • Dinner in the dining choice (except for the entrance after dinner)
  • Music
  • Entertainment
  • What is not specified under "Inclusions"
Additional information:

No credit or refunds will be given in the case of a NO SHOW (if you don't show up at the meeting point at the time indicated on your voucher).

If you want to attend the event please show a copy of the voucher (electronic and paper copies of the voucher are both accepted).

When booking, please inform of any allergies, food intolerances or if you prefer a vegetarian menu.

A historical costume is required.


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