Venice, during winter, has a special charm and Carnival with its fun and games, costume parades and colourful folklore would be such a good experience for children.

Some places in the city can be very crowded, so follow the directions and choose the less crowded days

Here is a selection of events for children:

Kids Day – Peggy Guggenheim Collection Free workshops for children between 4 and 10 years of age which take place every Sunday from 3.00 to 4.30 pm.
Get moving! Dance, performance, music – Teatrino of Palazzo Grassi, on February 3 and 17

  1. International Children’s Carnival – Venice Biennale, Ca ‘Giustinian (S. Marco)

from Saturday February 3  to Sunday February 11

In the House of Carlo Goldoni,  Shrove Tuesday with puppets play, on stage and … masked! February 13th from 2 pm (children 5-10 years of age) free

Fablab for Kids – Scribbling Machines – Fab Lab Venezia at VEGA on 03/02/2018

Ice Skating in Venice – Campo San Polo

Ice Skating in Mestre – Piazza Ferretto

Luna Park in Riva Sette Martiri until February 13th

Ciclò Circus Itinerant shows in different locations of the Venetian mainland on February 3-4-5-8-9-10-11-12-13

Mestre Carnival Street Show – Piazza Ferretto on February 3-4-8-9-10-11-12-13

The Children’s Carnival at Malamocco on February 13th
Carnival 2018 Children and the Theater at… Malcontenta February 4-11-13

During the Carnival, the Stories of Children exhibition will offer a special programme with activities for children and adults alike. Until February 13th the exhibition at the Children’s Provincial Institute of Santa Maria della Pietà shall be enriched with workshops on masks, animated readings and thematic tours.


From “DeTourism”