Throughout the summer of 2012 The Venetian and The Palazzo Las Vegas will celebrate the magic and fantasy of Carnevale, an annual festival held in Venice, Italy, with three months of classic Italian events. The festivities will include arts and entertainment; dining and wine tastings; colorful parades and light shows and a multitude of special Italian style events.
Carnevale Festival Events
Face Painting – Palazzo Waterfall Atrium
Balloon Artist – Palazzo Waterfall Atrium
10:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M.
Carnevale Festival Parade
Location: Casino LEVEL 8:00 P.M.
Cost: Free to the Public
Each evening, an exciting parade of electric lights and whimsical floats will wind its way throughout the Venetian resorts. The Parade will start at The Palazzo Theater and then make its way through The Palazzo casino floor into The Venetian casino and onto Doge’s Palace. The fanciful parade will showcase lighted floats, electric gondoliers and courtesans, stilt walkers, jugglers and costumed characters.
Light of Venice
Location: Doge’s Palace, Outside Facing Las Vegas Blvd
Times: 9:15 P.M. | 10:15 P.M. | 11:15 P.M. | 12:15 A.M.
Each night, the facade of the Venetian’s iconic clock tower will illuminate in an extraordinary 5 minute display of 3D lights and music. The Italian festival themed shows are absolutely free to the public and are designed by the same production studio that designed shows for Buckingham Palace and the World Cup.
July 2012 Events at the Venetian & Palazzo Las Vegas Resorts
Music Month – Mese di Musica
Take a stroll through the Carnevale and enjoy the sounds of Italy with a concert series featuring musicians and vocalists in The Venetian Showroom. And don’t forget to check out the outdoor stage near the gondola areas.
From Serenades to Sonatas
Daily in The Palazzo Atrium
3:15 P.M. | 4:15 P.M. | 5:15 P.M. | 6:15 P.M. | 7:15 P.M.
Nightly in front of The Venetian
8:20 P.M. | 9:20 P.M. | 10:20 P.M.
Check out the sights and sounds of the Venetian’s serenading gondoliers, musicians, and street performers.
August 2012 Events at the Venetian & Palazzo Las Vegas Resorts
Wine and Food Month – Mese di Vino e Cucina
August is wine and food month as the resorts offers a wide range of wonderful wines from top winemakers, classic Italian foods and even cooking classes and demonstrations.