Nice Carnival

The main winter event on the French Riviera is one of the largest Carnivals in the world, offering a programme of unforgettable entertainment ... from 13th February to 1st March 2015.

The Carnival parades, made up of 18 floats, will be on the theme of the "King of Music".

 

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These giant, colourful parades take place day and night, with entertainment provided by over 1,000 musicians and dancers from across the world.

In a unique setting, on the Promenade des Anglais, the elegant Flower Parades are part of the Carnival also not to be missed. On floats decorated with the most stunning floral compositions, extravagantly dressed characters throw out mimosas, gerberas and lilies to the public.

 

For over 15 days, the city hums to the rhythm of this genuine, fairy-tale event .. get a passport for the celebration and let the magic do its work ... come and forget the dullness of winter and take in the sun on the French Riviera.

Carnival parade
Flower Parade
Carnival Parade of Lights

2015 Programme and rates

For group rates and packages : see our Travel Trade page

 

Friday 13th February

8:30 pm Opening festivities Free entrance
Saturday 14th February 2:30 pm Flower Parade 25 € in numbered seating
10 € in standing area
  9:00 pm Carnival Parade of Lights 25 € in numbered seating
10 € in standing area
Sunday 15th February 9:00 am Rock'n'Roll Carnival 10 miles  
Tuesday 17th February 9:00 pm Carnival Parade of Lights 25 € in numbered seating
10 € in standing area
Wednesday 18th February 2:30 pm Flower Parade 25 € in numbered seating
10 € in standing area
Saturday 21st February 2:30 pm Flower Parade 25 € in numbered seating
10 € in standing area
  9:00 pm Carnival Parade of Lights 25 € in numbered seating
10 €in standing area
Sunday 22nd February 2:30 pm Carnival Parade 20 € in numbered seating
10 € in standing area
Tuesday 24th February 9:00 pm Carnival Parade of Lights 25 € in numbered seating
10 € in standing area
Wednesday 25th February 2:30 pm Flower Parade 25 € in numbered seating
10 € in standing area
Saturday 28th February 2:30 pm Flower Parade 25 € in numbered seating
10 € in standing area
  9:00 pm Carnival Parade of Lights 25 € in numbered seating
10 € in standing area
Sunday 1st March 2:30 pm Carnival Parade 20 € in numbered seating
10 € in standing area
  9:00 pm Closing festivities and fireworks Free entrance
       
  • Special 2-event packages : (except on Saturdays)
    35 € (Flower Parade + Carnival Parade or Night Carnival Parade in numbered seat)
  • Children’s rates :
    0 to 5 years : Free of charge (access to reserved seating on parents lap : 1 child/adult)
    6 to 12 years : 10 € numbered seat 5 € standing area
  • Rates for handicapped persons : (+ 1 accompanying person)
    10 € numbered seat or reserved area

 

More information and bookings : www.nicecarnaval.com