“Il Ballo del Doge is one of the most exclusive parties in the world... Turn off your cellphones, breathe in the perfume and close your eyes, let yourself go to the best night of your life” (Vanity Fair Italy).
Il Ballo del Doge is known as most famous private masquerade party of the Venice Carnival.Antonia Sautter is the founder and artistic director of Il Ballo del Doge since 1994.
The Press, the Media and the Guests defined it as the most sumptuous, refined and exclusive masquerade event in the world, and one of the one-hundred things everyone should do at least once in their lifetime. Guests and celebrities from all over the world, wearing the costumes designed and hand-made by Antonia Sautter in her Atelier, reach the Palace by water, thus immediately emerging themselves in a fantastic world made of luxurious decorations, set designs created specifically for every edition’s theme, seamless artistic spectacles with over a hundred performers, refined cuisine and drinks, music, dances and itinerary entertainment until late in the night.
The XXVIII edition of Il Ballo del Doge will be held on 26th February 2022
An exciting location for Il Ballo del Doge 2022 in Venice's heartCarnival is real life, or real life is nothing but a Carnival?
An invitation to break free from our comfort zone, going away from what is predictable in the daily life, and wear, with a mask and a costume, a new identity, maybe the one better representing our true self.
Don't Miss out on the most important event during Venice Carnival 2022!
The compulsory dress code for Il Ballo del Doge is the period costume. Therefore, evening dresses and tuxedos are not allowed.
You need to go to the Atelier (Address: San Marco 1286) to exchange your voucher for the original ticket
• Welcome cocktail and Opening Show
• Placé Dinner
• Great Dinner Show of Il Ballo del Doge
• Open Bar and disco
Best view of the stage
Excellent view of the stage
Good view of the stage
SECTION D PLUS
Side view of the stage
Side view of the stage
AFTER DINNER ENTRIES
Entrance at 11:30 pm
• Welcome performances
• Ground Floor Entertainments
• Open Bar and Disco
AFTER DINNER PLUS
AFTER DINNER DISCO
Classical Gondola ride, Saint Marks Basiilca and the Doges Palace Combination City Tour in Venice with professional guide
A guided walking tour that ends with a hot capuccino and a typical venetian Carnival cake 'frittelle'
A great alternative to the generally slow night life of Venice, and one of the best ways to meet fellow travellers from around the world
During your private gondola ride in Venice, appreciate the beauty, of this unique city built on water
The perfect way to appreciate Venice from the water on this classical shared Gondola ride
Discover the Doge's Venice on this combined tour visiting first the Doge's Palace, and the upper floor of Saint Marks Basilica and its terrace
Explore the Doge's Palace, once the heart of political power and still today, one of the most important buildings in Venice
A walking city tour to experience a lesser-known Venice, and learn about what it is really like to live in this unique city