Events Carnival Italy

The most beautiful carnival and carnival events and highlight events in Italy

A festival of colors, traditions and joie de vivre

Italy, the land of art, culture and culinary delights, is also home to some of the most fascinating carnivals in the world. Carnival in Italy is much more than a celebration of costumes and masks – it is an expression of the rich history, vibrant traditions and infectious joie de vivre that characterize this country. On our website we will take you on a journey through the most beautiful, famous, important and extraordinary carnival events in Italy.

The magic of the carnival in Italy

Carnival in Italy has a long and varied history. It goes far back into the past and has taken different forms over the centuries. Today, Italian Carnival is known for its spectacular parades, colorful costumes and festive street parades. But Carnival in Italy is much more than external splendor – it reflects the cultural diversity and deeply rooted traditions of the country’s various regions.

Egentmann, Tramin, South Tyrol, South Tyrolean Wine Road, South Tyrolean lowlands, Italy
Egentmann, Tramin, South Tyrol, South Tyrolean Wine Road, South Tyrolean lowlands, Italy
Events Carnival Italy, Carnival in Venice
Carnevale di Mamoiada, Sardegna
Zusslrennen Prad am Stilfser Joch, Vinschgau, South Tyrol, Italy

From Venice to Sicily: a journey through the carnival in Italy highlights

We take you on a virtual journey through the most breathtaking carnival events in Italy.

  1. Carnival in Venice: Start your trip in Venice, the city of masks and mysterious charm. Venetian Carnival is known worldwide for its elaborate masks and elegant costumes. Learn more about the history of this unique carnival and discover the magical atmosphere of the lagoon city during this special time of the year.
  2. Viareggio Carnival: On the Tuscan coast, the Viareggio Carnival awaits you with its imposing carnival floats and giant papier-mâché figures. Learn how this event has become one of the largest and most impressive carnival celebrations in all of Italy.
  3. The historic Carnival of Ivrea: Immerse yourself in the history and traditions of the historic Carnival of Ivrea, with its the “Battaglia delle Arance” (Battle of the Oranges). in a unique way the past comes to life. Experience the thrill of this spectacular orange battle and learn about the chivalric rules that accompany it.
  4. Acireale Carnival: In Sicily, the colorful Acireale Carnival awaits you, known for its magnificent flower floats and lively atmosphere. Discover the rich culture of Sicily and the traditional festivities that make this carnival so special.
  5. The Carnival of Putignano: In the southern region of Puglia you can experience the oldest carnival in Italy, the Carnival of Putignano. Learn how this carnival has over 600 years of tradition and how it attracts people from all over the world year after year.
  6. Discover on our site many more carnival and fancy dress events such as the Egetmann parade and the Zusslrennen in South Tyrol. We present you the Carnival of Verona, Fano and the Carnevale d’Europa in Cento, the Carnevale Ambrosiano of Milan or the Sardinian Carnevale di Mamoiada, not forgetting the famous Carnevale di Sciacca in Sicily and many more.


Insights into traditions and customs of carnival in Italy: not only provides an overview of the most famous carnival events in Italy, but also delves deep into local traditions and customs. We will teach you the importance of masks, costumes and music that make each carnival unique. In addition, you will learn more about the culinary delights enjoyed during Carnival and the historical background that shaped these events.

The magic of the Italian carnival awaits you:

Immerse yourself in the fascinating world of Italian Carnival and discover the diversity, creativity and joie de vivre that characterize this centuries-old celebration. Join us on our journey through the most beautiful, famous, important and extraordinary Carnival events in Italy and let yourself be enchanted by the magic of this unique tradition. We invite you to explore the colorful facets of the Italian carnival and let yourself be carried away by the festive atmosphere and impressive performances. Experience the joy, tradition and creativity that make the Italian Carnival so unforgettable.

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