Venice Carnival 2021

The Venice Carnival does not stop even this year! Check out the calendar of all the virtual events!

From 06 February 2021 to 16 February 2021

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This year the city of Venice will not be throwing in the towel! Sitting at ease on your sofa at home, you can join the Venice Carnival 2021 thanks to a rich program of virtual events!

From February 6-7 and February 11-16, 2021 at 17.00, you will experience the magic of Carnevale Venice 2021 with online streaming from Palazzo Ca 'Vendramin Calergi, the location of the Venice Casino!

This splendid Venetian palace will be the stage for incredible shows, costumes, music and lots of fun... just tune in to one of the social channels of Venice Carnival 2021 or channel 71 of digital terrestrial TV (Televenezia) to get to the heart of the Venice Carnival!

But there is more to it! If you want to experience this great event as a true protagonist, you cannot miss the Virtual Rooms of the Venice Carnival! Directly from your home you can take part, upon registration, in exciting digital events live from the halls of Ca' Vendramin Calergi.

Let's find out together about the Virtual Rooms for Venice Carnival 2021:

  • Kids Carnival: workshops, performances, interactive stories, ‘La Maschera più Bella’ competition

  • Teen Carnival: masks and costumes, tutorials, contests, meet&greet with the influencers of the moment

  • La Maschera più Bella: the traditional competition becomes digital, with interviews and fun, dedicated to masks of all ages.

If the Venice Carnival is a source of fascination for you with its colors, sumptuous masks and centuries-old traditions and you want to find out more, take a look at our Venice Carnival Special: here we will explain its origins and the traditions from bygone times and present ones... plus, browsing through our Hidden Treasures blog you will discover some really interesting facts about the Carnival! Do you know who invented confetti? Do you know the history of frittella? Do you know how the traditional Carnival costumes were born? We will reveal this and much more!

This year Venice Carnival will also reach higher altitudes with the 46th edition of the World Ski Championships which will be held starting from February 8, 2021, in one of the gems of our beloved Veneto, Cortina d'Ampezzo! During the Opening Ceremony, which will take place on February 7, the magical and festive atmosphere of the Venice Carnival will take over the Dolomites thanks to the genius of one of the greatest stylists in Venice, Antonia Sautter who will dress world and Olympic champion Tina Maze with a wonderful dress designed by her and which will be followed by a sumptuous and exciting parade of historical and allegorical costumes created in the famous Venetian atelier.


To find out more about the program and events of Cortina 2021 World Ski Championships visit our page: Cortina 2021 Alpine World Ski Championships 2021



By Insidecom Editorial Staff