Attend the official Venice Carnival gala dinner

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Experience the incomparable atmosphere of Venice Carnival during an unforgettable evening of traditional banqueting, concerts and acrobatic shows.

An exceptional setting for an enchanting meal

It’s hard not to fall under the spell of the city, and of this official gala dinner, when you know that it will be held in the city’s former arsenal. A magical place, steeped in history, with statues and period paintings, for an exceptional evening.

To make the party complete, you’ll be offered a typical carnival mask to blend in with the atmosphere. Then the King’s banquet begins. A tribute to the French king Henri III. A leap back in time for both the eyes and the taste buds. Judge for yourself: shrimp, creamy potato velouté with white truffle-seared scallops, tuna slices coated in sesame, vegetables and soy sauce, and for dessert, red fruit gianduja mousse.

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A very tempting continuation of the program

After a hearty meal, the evening continues with a transformation of the premises into a live show. You’ll have the chance to admire actors, acrobats and live music. They’ll then give way to a DJ who’ll set the stage for a mix of traditional and contemporary festivities.

If you want to take a break, rest your legs and ears, your reservation gives you special access to the Casino di Venezia. Enough to keep you busy well into the night.

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All practical information

This extraordinary evening in Venice’s arsenal begins at 9pm. To enter, you’ll need to wear evening or carnival attire. Dinner starts at 9:30 p.m., and the acrobats make their appearance around 11 p.m. Music and a DJ will liven things up from 1am. The King’s Banquet will be held on January 30 and 31 and from February 4 to 9, 2016. Places are limited, as demand is very high.

You now have all the information you need to enjoy this unique evening in a city steeped in history, during a carnival renowned the world over.

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The King’s Banquet – Official Venice Carnival Gala Dinner
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It’s a fact that Italy and the city of Venice shine worldwide during the famous Venice Carnival. An event full of tradition, enchantment and magnificent costumes. This time, if you haven’t yet made any plans for late January or early February, you could be lucky enough to take part in the official gala dinner. Ask for the program!