CARNIVAL OF VIAREGGIO
Great Carnival parades
Starting from 09 February
Viareggio, the capital of the Italian Carnival, gives its annual appointment to the Five Big Parades in the main street facing the sea.
For a month, Viareggio trasforms itself into the City of Fun : you will fnd huge Carnival floats, night parties, great fireworks, theatre reviews, gastronomic events and famous sport events.
The peculiarity of this Carnival consists of giant, allegorical papier-maché floats – the biggest ones weighing about forty tons – and expresses today the old knowledge that goes back to the ancient ‘trionfi’ (war-victory feastings) of the Renaissance.
The Agenda of Carnival parades
Saturday 9th February
H 15:00 – Opening ceremony
1° PARADE – at 16:00
at the end Fireworks with music spectacle
Sunday 17th February – H 15:00
Saturday 23rd February – H 17:00
Sunday 3rd March – H 15:00
Tuesday 5th March
at 16,30 5° PARADE
At the end announcement of the winners
Great Final with Fireworks