Carnival Extravaganza – Masked Ball at Palazzo Dandolo

Duration: approx. 5 hours 

Location: Venice


Why choose this experience?

1 Because you can spend an original night in a mask with dancing, music and great food
2 For the location, the magnificent Ridotto Hall of the Monaco & Grand Canal Hotel, once frequented by the famous Giacomo Casanova
3 Because it includes entertainment, live music and dancing teachers on an evening that combines elegance and fun

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Important information


Saturday 15 February 2020

Departure point:

Venice, Monaco & Grand Canal Hotel, St Marks 1332 - Calle Vallaresso.

Departure time

8.00 pm

Languages available

No explantions.


€550.00 per person

approx. 5 hours
  • Welcome Cocktail
  • Dinner
  • Beverage
  • 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 event).

Reservations will be accepted up to the number of the available places available. 

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

Dress code: historical costume (costumes must be the traditional Venetian costumes from the 1600s-1800s). 

If you wish to hire masks and Venetian costumes, the Atelier Tiepolo in Venice offers special rates to participants.


CANCELLATION POLICY: there will be no refund in case of cancellation.

In exceptional cases and/or reasons of force majeure (i.e. acts of nature, strikes, exceptional closures,serious unexpected events or health problems experienced by the person in charge with the service after which it is really impossible to find a substitute) the service you booked might be cancelled. If this should happen, you will be informed as soon as possible and, according to the type of service you booked, you will have the possibility to choose between postponing the service on the first date available or receiving a total refund of the price paid, if the cancellation policy of the service itself allows a refund.

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Full description

An engaging and elegant evening to get to the heart of the Carnival of Venice with shows, dancing and fun!

Hosted in the magnificent Ridotto Hall of the Monaco & Grand Canal Hotel in Venice, Carnival Extravaganza is one of the most awaited parties of the Venice Carnival: an opportunity to combine extravagant masks and costumes to the secular tradition of the Venice carnival.

The event’s title, Carnival Extravaganza, immediately evokes the atmosphere of the celebration… Extravagance is the key word of an unforgettable evening! Are you ready to take part in the craziest party of the Venice Carnival 2020? The entire evening will be enlivened by acrobats, dancers and actors, while an orchestra and a Maître de Dance get you involved in the dancing…

The heart of the wild celebrations of Carnival of the 18th century, the Ridotto Hall was usually frequented by gamblers, adventurers and noblemen ... Even the famous Giacomo Casanova was a regular customer and he considered it a great setting for his many affairs! The Palace of the noble Dandolo hosted the first Venetian Ridotto: open from 1638 to 1774 for six months a year (the usual duration of the carnival festivities in the past), the Ridotto was the official headquarters of gambling ... Thanks to Carnival Extravaganza, you can relive the atmosphere of a place symbol of the carnivals of the past and enjoy an evening in full masquerade!

On arrival you will be served an aperitif; the five-course dinner (with wine included), served in the lounge of the Ridotto, it is supervised by the chef of the Monaco & Grand Canal Hotel.



Bellini, Prosecco of Valdobbiadene, soft drinks
Warm and cold delicacies of the chef



Potatoes and almonds cream with mussels and clams’ soup
Home-made ravioli filled with fish in a sauce of shellfish
Baked turbot fillet with artichokes and potatoes seasoned with marjoram
Small honey and cinnamon bavarois

Coffee and Venetian desserts



Mineral water
Wines of the region


If you want a different menu from the fish menu, you can choose a meat or vegetarian menu to be communicated at the time of booking with allergies or intolerances by filling out the form in this link.

To participate in Carnival Extravaganza – Masked Ball at Palazzo Dandolo a historical costume is required. To hire suits and traditional clothes, you should entrust the Atelier Tiepolo: you can book the costume for the Carnival of Venice online, choose the model that you like the most and collect it directly at the Hotel Danieli in Venice.

Carnival Extravaganza 2020: great dance and show in the historic Ridotto Hall of the Monaco & Grand Canal Hotel! Book your place and prepare for an unique and exciting evening!


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