The Venetian Carnival is taking place from January the 23rd till February the 9th.
You can assist to mask parades, theatre performances , balls, music and wine and food tasting in all the main areas like St.Mark's Square, Campo San Polo and the Arsenale.
Private balls are going to be organized in splendid venetian Palaces: Palazzo Pisani Moretta, Palazzo Nani Bernardo, Palazzo Contarini della Porta di Ferro and Cà Zanardi.
You can wear your Bauta or any masks you like and stroll around the backstreets like in the past.
For more info you can check www.carnevale di venezia.it