Carnival at the Arsenale January 30th-31st and from February 4th to 9th 2016

 Carnival at the Arsenale

The Arsenal of Venice and the boatyards of Serenissima Republic become a suggestive stage for “Nights in Arsenale”, third edition of a music and exhibitions’ planning, completely free, along the Fondamenta della Darsena Grande which for the occasion will be transformed into “Riva delle Campane”.  >>Download the brochure

The gorgeous architectures of Riva will be embellished with a setting realized in collaboration with gran Teatro La Fenice, while some Food & Drink location with Venetian cicchetterie will be ready to wait for the public.

A perfect set that will be completed with animations, exhibitions, sparkling music, fabulous performances and sensational fireworks shows on water.

The Carnival in Arsenale is going to start Saturday the 30th and Sunday the 31st, and it will continue every day since Thursday the 4th to Tuesday the 9th of February.

Riva delle Campane will open the doors at 19:00 p.m. to host the public with animation and street shows cured by Compagnia Nu’Art. To follow, “La Marangona”, a show that mixes video projection, music and fireworks that will be repeated at 20:00 p.m., 21:00 p.m. and 22:00 p.m., ending every day with a concert on a historic boat.

From 19.00 to 23.00: live music performed by marching band.

Saturday the 30th and Sunday the 31th: ArchiMossi “Fantasy”

Thursday the 4th: Pitura Stail featuring Gli Stellari


Sunday the 7th: WANNA GONNA SHOW


Tuesday the 9th: CAMILLOCROMO with La Strada concerto-spettacolo itinerante (Tuscan)

Everynight (except Sunday January 31st) the amusement will continue at 23:00 p.m. with dj-set music and entertainment of “Arsenale Carnival Experience” by MOLOCINQUE (paid admission). Info and booking 0039 3485613708 / 0039 3404942863 / 0039 3402873599 / 0039 3477263730.

For a refined and wanted party, the Arsenale will host also “The Club”, a special occasion of music and amusement for the more demanding public (paid admission).

Other entertainment will be the theatre of “Il Banchetto del Re ovvero della polvere di Cipro”, the official gala dinner of Venice Carnival 2016 (paid admission).

How to get Arsenale: some shuttles starting from San Zaccaria will be guaranteed. The Arsenal is accessible on foot from pedestrian path of Celestia or using ACTV lines (4.1,4.2,5.1,5.2) stops Bacini and Celestia (until 7.30 pm info and timetable on


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