Grand Ball of Princes and Princesses - Venice Film Festival 2018

Duration: approx. 8 hours 

Location: Venice


Why choose this experience?

1 To take part in one of the most anticipated parties of the Venice Film Festival 2018, a unique event that combines the glamor and elegance of Montecarlo with the romanticism of Venice
2 Because of the location, the legendary Hotel Cipriani on the Giudecca island, and the starred dinner, signed by the executive chef Davide Bisetto
3 Because you can choose the ticket that’s best for you, from after dinner to the one that also includes overnight accommodation in a 5-star hotel

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Important information


Thursday 30 August 2018.

Departure point:

Belmond Hotel Cipriani Giudecca island 10, Venice.

Departure time
  • From 7.30 pm for Gala Dinner
  • From 7.00 pm for Package
  • From 11.45 pm for After Dinner Party
  • To be agreed for Full Experience
Languages available

There will be no explanations.

  • Gala Dinner: €1200 per person
  • Package: €1500 per person
  • After Dinner Party: €500 per person
  • Full Experience: €5000 per 2 people
approx. 8 hours
  • What mentioned in the ticket you purchased
  • What is not specified under "Inclusions"
Additional information:

There will be no refund in case of NO-SHOW (non-attendance at the start of the event at the allocated time and at the meeting point indicated on the voucher) and/or rejection of the service on the day or if they decide to leave the event before the end of the service.

The voucher that you will receive at the end of the online booking must be presented at the Baglioni Hotel Luna (San Marco 1243, 30124 Venice) to collect the official invitation of the event that you will then have to show when you arrive at Belmond Hotel Cipriani.

Dress Code

  • Long dress and elegant accessories for ladies
  • Military ceremony uniform / black tie for gentlemen

When booking, please tell us about any allergies and/or food intolerances.

CANCELLATION POLICIES: given the exceptional nature of the event, once the online purchase procedure is completed, the reservation cannot be changed, canceled or refunded.

In case of any problems on site, please ring the emergency number on the voucher.

By participating in the event, each guest authorizes the organizing company to use their personal image for commercial, advertising and promotional purposes.

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

Combine Montecarlo and the Venice Film Festival: the side events of the 2018 edition include a party that leaves plenty of room for imagination and fantasy, a dance between dream and reality designed to bring together the princely atmosphere of Montecarlo and the romantic atmosphere of Venice... Thursday, August 30th, the Grand Ball of Princes and Princesses is ready to enchant the ‘city on the water’ with glamor, entertainment and flavors!

The Belmond Hotel Cipriani has been chosen as an exceptional location for this extraordinary event. Its enviable position and guaranteed elegance, as well as the high quality that has always distinguished it, make this historic Venetian hotel the ideal venue for hosting events of international resonance.

Already a part of the list of unmissable Venice Film Festival 2018 events, the dance will take place during the opening days of the festival, when the elite of society and many celebrities will land in the lagoon to walk on the red carpet and attend the premieres... By participating in this event, you can experience an evening of pure magic together with important names from the film industry, business and politics, academics, professionals and entrepreneurs. What are you waiting for? Choose the ticket you prefer and book, places are limited!

You will experience the magic of the Montecarlo Ball in Venice and immerse yourself in the world of magnificence, royalty and pomp that the Principality of Monaco evokes in the collective imagination. Inspired by the theme 'Princes and Princesses', the evening includes a gala dinner designed by Davide Bisetto, a multi-starred Michelin chef, great shows, dances and music with the Montecarlo Soloists and entertainment with DJ Papa from the Buddha Bar Montecarlo!

At the Venice Film Festival, parties in 2018 and exclusive events are on the agenda... The Grand Ball of Princes and Princesses is the best of the lagoon calendar, an exceptional event dedicated to beauty, cultural exchanges and elegance!

Please note that a precise dress code is required in order to take part in the event: black tie or military uniform for gentlemen, long dress and elegant accessories for ladies.

The Grand Ball of Princes and Princesses Tickets - Belmond Hotel Cipriani

GALA DINNER - €1200 per person
From 7.30 pm
Welcome Cocktail
Michelin starred Gala Dinner
Grand Ball Opening Show
Buddha Bar Dance Party
Open bar

PACKAGE - €1500 per person
From 7.00 pm
Transfer to/from hotel or residence in Venice, reachable by taxi
Welcome Cocktail
Michelin starred Gala Dinner
Grand Ball Opening Show
Buddha Bar Dance Party
Open bar
Personalized photo session

AFTER DINNER PARTY - €500 per person
From 11.45 pm
Grand Ball Opening Show
Buddha Bar Dance Party
Open bar

FULL EXPERIENCE - €5000 for 2 people
2 nights in a 5* hotel in Venice
Make-up and hair styling for the evening of the Grand Ball
Return transfer to/from the hotel
Welcome Cocktail
Michelin starred Gala Dinner
Grand Ball Opening Show
Buddha Bar Dance Party
Open bar
Personalized photo session
Private cocktail on August 31st 2018

The welcome drink will be served in the Casanova Garden accompanied by the Orchestra of Monte Carlo, it will then continue with a Bellini drink at the sunset with a view of St Mark’s Square. Davide Bisetto, executive chef at the Oro Restaurant of the Belmond Hotel Cipriani, will take care of the evening's menu. Not every party at the Venice Film Festival can boast a gala dinner prepared by a starred chef! At the end of the dinner, guests will be accompanied in the ballroom where the dance will begin. Between extravagance, visual effects, music and artistic performances, the night will come to life and the magic of Venice and Montecarlo will merge in a succession of emotions!

Delia Grace Noble, Art Director of the event, is a charismatic lyric soprano with extraordinary artistic style who has been on big international stages, performing also alongside Andrea Bocelli. Her love for the Principality of Monaco and her passion for showing off Montecarlo's essence and magnificence can be perceived in every detail of the evening. After having marked the beginning of an event in the Principality of Monaco, which every year recalls the splendor of the Serenissima, she will arrive in Venice to unite the two locations in an even more spectacular way!

The dance is organized by an international company of Monegasque entertainment, known all around the world for designing, implementing and promoting events of the highest level in which it makes use of award-winning professional artists.

The Location

Thanks to its location at the tip of the island of Giudecca, Belmond Hotel Cipriani boasts spectacular views of the lagoon and St Mark’s Square, as well as enjoying the intimate and tranquil atmosphere that characterizes Giudecca, an island that, despite being only five minutes from St Mark’s Square, is a quiet retreat from the chaos of the historical center.

On the occasion of the Grand Ball of the Princes and Princesses in Venice the Hotel Cipriani will turn into a fairytale castle. Every detail, from lights, to decorations, from music to perfumes, will be designed to best recreate the theme of the evening and the sumptuous and impeccable atmosphere of Montecarlo.


The voucher that you will receive at the end of online booking must be presented at the Baglioni Hotel Luna (San Marco 1243, 30124 Venice) in order to pick up the official invitation of the event that you will then have to show when you arrive at the Belmond Hotel Cipriani.

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