Tiepolo Ball at Palazzo Pisani Moretta - Venice Carnival 2017

Duration: approx. 6 hours  Location: Venice
This tour was already booked by 12 people



Tickets for the Central Hall and the After Dinner Party are sold out.
There are still places available in the side halls (€570.00 per person).

Why choose this experience?

1 To participate in the Tiepolo Ball, one of the most exclusive events of the Carnival of Venice 2017, now in its 20th 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 the 20th edition of the Ballo Tiepolo. Venice Carnival is waiting for you with masks, mystery and seduction! Scheduled for Thursday 23 February 2017 (Shrove Thursday), the Tiepolo Grand Carnival Ball is one of the most anticipated events of the 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 2017 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 2017 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 a famous star chef, provides five courses, with wine included. At the time of booking, you can choose the menu you prefer (fish, meat or vegetarian) and inform us of any allergies and food intolerances.

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 2017 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!

On request, starting from 7.00 pm, you can enjoy an aperitif at the Splendid Venice Hotel and then reach Palazzo Pisani Moretta by private water taxi… You will access the palace from the beautiful entrance on the Grand Canal, as the aristocrats used to do in the past!

Tiepolo Ball Tickets

  • Central Hall: €700.00
  • Side halls: €570.00
  • Aperitif at the Hotel Splendid Venice and transfer to Palazzo Pisani Moretta: €60.00
  • Entrance after dinner (starting at midnight, and includes dessert buffet with Prosecco, dancing with live band): €100.00

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 the Tiepolo Ball.

Tiepolo Ball – Menu 2017

Welcome cocktail

  • Rossini with tempura shrimps
  • Sea bass with grapefruit, extract of fennel and vanilla oil
  • Krapfen with potatoes, salmon, turnips and raspberries
  • Quail egg with mousse of Jerusalem artichoke and black truffle
  • Small beef tartare with caviar, curdled milk and lemon balm


  • Starter
    Shrimps mojito - Mojito flavoured jelly, shrimps, puntarelle chicory, peas sprouts, radish, burrata, crispy sphere of shrimps served hot
  • First course
    Risotto with Carnaroli rice aged 24 months, infusion of sage, smoked trout and marsala sauce
  • Second course
    Blanc de Noire -Black cod with champagne, turnip tops and almonds
  • Dessert
    Hazelnut crème brûlée with mountain pine ice-cream and smoked pears cake
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Important info


Thursday 23 February 2017.

Departure point:

Palazzo Pisani Moretta, San Polo 2766 (water entrance on the Grand Canal; from the street the entrance is in Calle Corner).

Departure time

8.00 pm (you can access the palace starting from 7.45 pm)

Entrance after dinner starting from 12.00 am.

Languages available

No explanations.

  • Central Hall: €700.00 - SOLD OUT
  • Side halls: €570.00
  • Aperitif at the Hotel Splendid Venice and transfer to Palazzo Pisani Moretta: €60.00
  • Entrance after dinner (starting at midnight, and includes dessert buffet with Prosecco, dancing with live band): €100.00
Duration approx. 6 hours
  • 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/meat menu.

A historical costume is required.

Please be advised that you can access the palace starting from 7.45 pm. The Tiepolo Ball will start at 8.00 pm (approx).

CANCELLATION POLICY: any cancellations must be notified by 15 January 2017. After this time the tickets are no longer refundable.

In exceptional cases and/or reasons of force majeure that may prevent the tour already purchased to run regularly (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 tour might be cancelled.The customer will be notified of this as soon as possible and will be asked to choose between postponing the tour on the first date available or get a prompt refund of the price paid for the tour.

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