‘The Ball of Dreams’ at Palazzo Ca' Zen ai Frari

Duration: approx. 7 hours 

Location: Venice

Per person

Why choose this experience?

1 To experience a daydream in the magical setting of one of the finest historic houses in Venice, Palazzo Ca' Zen.
2 Because, thanks to the presence of people in costumes and dancing masters, you can experience the full atmosphere of unbridled celebration of the carnivals of the past.
3 To spend a night in total anonymity guaranteed by masks and carnival costumes…

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Important information


Saturday 11 February 2023

Departure point:

Venice, Palazzo Ca' Zen ai Frari, Campiello de Ca' Zen - San Polo 2580

Departure time

8.00 pm

Only 'After Dinner Party': from 10.30 pm

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Send us your request specifying which of these offers you would like to purchase:

  • After Dinner Ticket: € 220,00
  • Dream Ticket: € 790,00 (SOLD OUT)
  • Dream Package: € 990,00 (SOLD OUT)
approx. 7 hours
  • What mentioned in the ordered package
  • What is not specified under "Inclusions"
Additional information:
  • To take part in the event, you have to go the the Atelier Sogno Veneziano (Cannaregio 6423/A) to change the voucher into a ticket.

  • Please indicate any allergies, intolerances or food habits at the time of your booking.

  • Locate in advance the meeting point on the map to avoid arriving late especially in the event of strikes, demonstrations or bad weather: we cannot guarantee you any refund (in full or in part) if you do not present yourself at the meeting point at the specified time or if you decide to leave the experience before the end. If you need assistance, feel free to contact us at the emergency contacts shown in the reservation voucher.

  • To respect the privacy policy we inform you that during the Event will be realized video and photoshoots. Please inform Sogno Veneziano Atelier if you don’t want that they will be used in our information and promotional material

To participate in packages that include dinner and After Dinner Party a complete Historical costume is required.
To attend only the After Dinner Party an evening dress and a mask are sufficient.

CANCELLATION POLICIES: there are no refunds once booking has been confirmed.

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

Immersed in the elegant atmosphere of a historic Venetian residence - Palazzo Ca’ Zen ai Frari -  the 'Ball of Dreams' party in Venice promises to be one of the most anticipated events for Venice Carnival 2023! 

Palazzo Zeno is located near the Frari church in the San Polo district. Built by the Captain of the sea, Carlo Zeno, it is a beautiful fifteenth-century palace sumptuously decorated with stuccoes and frescoes by great artists such as Antonio Pellegrini, Jacopo Guarana, Amigoni and Jacopo Guarana.

Palazzo Ca’ Zen is the perfect location for the parties and events of the Venetian Carnival! The building houses this important ball dedicated to the most talked-about and intriguing characters of past centuries... An unmissable event to live a daydream! 

The evening will start with a tantalizing welcome cocktail and then continue on the splendid main floor of Palazzo Ca' Zen. Actors of the commedia dell'arte, jugglers and musicians in period costumes will entertain you during the gala dinner.

After dinner, the Ball of Dreams will end with dancing, music and a DJ until the small hours! 

To participate in this exclusive event, Historical costume and mask are required. Don't you have them? No problem! The ‘Dream Package’ includes the costume that you can choose and try at the Atelier Sogno Veneziano, where you will also find many masks to rent at a really convenient price!

A historical costume or evening dress with mask is required only to join the 'After Dinner Party'.

Here our three proposals:


  • Entry to Palazzo Ca’ Zen from 10.30 pm
  • Disco with open bar
  • Dress code: evening dress and mask


Side hall

  • Entry to Palazzo Ca’ Zen 8.00 pm
  • Welcome cocktail with appetizers and shows
  • Dinner on the Main Floor from 21.30
  • Shows with international artists and commedia dell’arte
  • Disco with open bar from 23.00
  • Dress Code: historical costume and mask (evening dresses and tuxedos are not allowed)


Main hall

  • Costume rental from the Regular Collection included
  • Entry to Palazzo Ca’ Zen from 20.00
  • Welcome cocktail with appetizers and shows
  • Dinner at Noble Floor from 21.30
  • Shows with international artists and commedia dell’arte
  • Disco with open bar from 23.00
  • Dress Code: historical costume and mask (evening dresses and tuxedos are not allowed)


Book online your tickets for one of the most exclusive events of the Venice Carnival 2023: The Ball of Dreams awaits you on Saturday, 11 February at the beautiful Palazzo Ca’ Zen!

Are you ready to be transported in the seductive and intriguing world of Venetian Carnival?

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