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Official Programme 2016(Click on the dates to view the programme and rates)

Friday 12th February
9:00 pm Opening Festivitiies
free entrance
Saturday 13th February
2:30 pm Flower Parade
26€ in reserved seating / 11€ entrance
9:00 pm Carnival Parade of lights
26€ in reserved seating / 11€ entrance

Sunday 14th 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

nicecarnavalrun.com

 

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 16th February
9:00 pm Carnival Parade of lights
26€ in reserved seating / 11€ entrance
Wednesday 17th February
2:30 pm Flower Parade
26€ in reserved seating / 11€ entrance
Friday 19th 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


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.

Saturday 20th February
2:30 pm Flower Parade
26€ in reserved seating/ 11€ entrance
9:00 pm Carnival Parade of lights
26€ in reserved seating / 11€ entrance

Sunday 21st February

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


2:30 pm Carnival Parade
21€ in reserved seating / 11€ entrance

Tuesday 23rd February
9:00 pm Carnival Parade of lights
26€ in reserved seating / 11€ entrance
Wednesday 24th February
2:30 pm Flower Parade
26€ in reserved seating /11€ entrance
Saturday 27th February
2:30 pm Flower Parade
26€ in reserved seating/11€ entrance
9:00 pm Carnival Parade of lights
26€ in reserved seating /11€ entrance
Sunday 28th February
11:00 am Carnival swim and Zumba - Ruhl Plage and Promenade des Anglais

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

2:30 pm Carnival Parade
21€ in reserved seating / 11€ 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.