Take a break from shopping and get a taste of festive entertainment, both free and open to the public. From opera singers and entertainers like stilt walkers, dancers and “living statues,” Streetmosphere whisks you to the heart of Italy.
Located in St. Mark’s Square (in front of the Pandora store), “Carnevale di Venezia” plays throughout the day. If you arrive a few minutes early, you can buy gelato or coffee right by the stage. You’ll also be guaranteed a good seat. The production is about 15 minutes long and includes Italian folk music and opera numbers. We guarantee you’ll recognize a few of them, even though they’re not in English. You can, however, sing along to the popular song, “That’s Amore!” You’ll definitely be belting out the chorus sometime after the show.
During “Carnevale di Venezia,” the costumed performers also interact with the audience. One of them may even pull you up for a waltz. Kids can have fun interacting with the jugglers on stilts. After the show, you’ll have a chance to take a picture with the colorful troupe. Their elaborate costumes represent the Italian Renaissance period.