Carnevale de Viareggio
|Country and Region||Italy — Tuscany|
|Type of Festival||Dance, Music|
|Location of Festival||Viareggio, Tuscany, Italia|
|Festival Contact Information|
The Viareggio Carnival is a parade of floats (some weigh about 40 tons), masquerades, and programs of entertainment for children and adult alike. The procession also includes folkloristic bands and performers wearing traditional masks. In addition there are a large number of shows and cultural events, including comedies, masked balls, and sporting events.
|Festival Dates||February 20 - March 13, 2011|