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Official Programme 2015 (Click on the dates to view the programme and rates)

Friday 13th February
8:30 pm Opening Festivitiies
free entrance
Saturday 14th February
2:30 pm Flower Parade
25€ in reserved seating / 10€ entrance
9:00 pm Carnival Parade of lights
25€ in reserved seating / 10€ entrance

Sunday 15th February
10:00 am Nice Carnaval Run

The most festive race in Europe !

  • A choice of distance : 5km or 10km

  • Childrens' races

  • A giant dance event on the start line

  • Carnival entertainment and obstacles

  • Fancy-dress competitions

  • Final concert on the Place Masséna

Register now!

 

11:00 am Socca Party - Jardin Albert 1er
Come and taste the most famous Nice speciality : Socca !



2:30 pm La Parada Nissarda

Entirely free of charge, this Carnival Off will made up of floats made by local associations and local entertainment troups. A 100% Niçois Carnival... but open to all.
Free access.


Tuesday 17th February
9:00 pm Carnival Parade of lights
25€ in reserved seating / 10€ entrance
Wednesday 18th February
2:30 pm Flower Parade
25€ in reserved seating / 10€ entrance
Friday 20th February
12:30 Lunch on the big wheel "Vira la Roda"

Lunch prepared by renowned local chefs : apéritif served at the base of the wheel then service onboard the wheel at each passage at ground level


Menu

Amuses bouche & coupe de Champagne Taittinger - Christian Plumail & Cyrille Billa
(A glass of champagne with appetizers)
Soupe au pistou & moules safranées, pain grillé frotté à l’ail - David Faure
(Vegetable soup with basil and mussels, garlic bread)
Porchetta de lapin aux pignons & raisins, polenta crémeuse aux truffes - Gilles Ballestra
(Rabbit with pine kernels and grapes, creamy polenta with truffles)
Savarin du chocolatier en acidulé fruité- Serge Serain
(Chocolate and fruit savarin)
Vins de Bellet – St Jeannet, Château de Berne - Thuerry et café - Eaux Evian et Badoit
(Wines and mineral water)
Coffee
90€ par personne (apéritif champagne, white and red wine, mineral water and coffee included)
Bookings : niceres@otcnice.com ou +33(0)4 92 14 46 47

Saturday 21st February
2:30 pm Flower Parade
25€ in reserved seating/ 10€ entrance
9:00 pm Carnival Parade of lights
25€ in reserved seating / 10€ entrance

Sunday 22nd February
11:00 am Carnival swim and Zumba - Ruhl Plage and Promenade des Anglais
Everyone is invited to join in the charity Carnival dip and the giant Zumba
Participation 3€ (in aid of the Fondation Lenval for sick children)

11:00 am Socca Party- Jardin Albert 1er
Come and taste the most famous Nice speciality : Socca !


2:30 pm Carnival Parade
20€ in reserved seating / 10€ entrance

Tuesday 24th February
9:00 pm Carnival Parade of lights
25€ in reserved seating / 10€ entrance
Wednesday 25th February
2:30 pm Flower Parade
25€ in reserved seating /10€ entrance
Friday 27th February
12:30 Lunch on the big wheel "Vira la Roda"

Lunch prepared by renowned local chefs : apéritif served at the base of the wheel then service onboard the wheel at each passage at ground level

Menu

Amuses bouche & coupe de Champagne Taittinger - Christian Plumail & Cyrille Billa
(A glass of champagne with appetizers)
Moelleux de seiche cuite à basse température & grillée, Bolognaise anisée des tentacules au chorizo Ibérique- Frédéric Galland (Grilled squid with chorizo)
Haut de cuisse de volaille fermière en tapenade, légumes de saison à la Niçoise- David Faure (Farmhouse chicken with tapenade and vegetables)
Eclat d’ivoire fondant en gelée de fraise sur son biscuit du désir- Serge Serain
(Strawberry dessert)
Vins de Bellet – St Jeannet, Château de Berne - Thuerry et café - Eaux Evian et Badoit
Wines, mineral water and Coffee
90€ par personne (apéritif champagne, white and red wine, mineral water and coffee included)
Bookings : niceres@otcnice.com ou +33(0)4 92 14 46 47
9:00 pm "Lou Queernaval"

The first Gay Carnival Parade in France, Lou Queernaval has its roots in the local tradition of Carnival festivities. It will be a free and fun event, bearing the values of sharing and living together.

Free access
Saturday 28th February
2:30 pm Flower Parade
25€ in reserved seating/10€ entrance
9:00 pm Carnival Parade of lights
25€ in reserved seating /10€ entrance
Sunday 1st March
2:30 pm Carnival Parade
20€ in reserved seating / 10€ entrance
9:00 pm Closing Festivities (Burning of the King and Firework display) : Free access







Special 2 event rate (excluding Saturdays):
  • 35 € reserved seating (Carnival Parade or Carnival Parade of Lights + Flower Parade)

Children rates :
  • Free entrance for children under 6 years old (free access to reserved seating on parents lap : 1 child/adult)
  • From 6 to 12 : 10 € (reserved seating) or 5 € (entrance)
Persons in fancy-dress / Carnival Parade and Carnival Parade of lights :
  • Free entrance Place Masséna

Rates for the handicapped :
(for the person holding an invalidity card and their accompanying person)
  • 10 € in reserved seating or special wheelchair area (raised level)
  • 5 € in standing area
    Information and bookings : resa.carnaval@otcnice.com

 

Pets are not allowed on-site

Programme subject to modification.






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