The Stresa Carnival 2015
For the Anglophones there’s Halloween but now the real costume party of the year is coming up.
Saturday 14, Sunday 15 and Tuesday 17 February the festivities of the Carnival will be held in Stresa.
They will commence at 3 p.m. in Piazza Cadorna on Saturday with costumes, snacks and hot chocolate.
On Sunday 15 King Falcètt will parade through the streets of Stresa, departing from the Convention Center until he reaches Piazza Cadorna where he will declare the opening of the Carnival. The entertainment will be provided by the Corpo Musicale di S. Gerenzano and The Majorettes. There will also be a costume contest and prizes for the children. If you are interested in participating the registrations must be made at the Ufficio Turistico città di Stresa on Saturday 14 at 12.00 at the latest.
On Tuesday the 17th from 12.00 there will be the traditional Shrove Tuesday lunch with “pulenta and salamitt“, polenta and sausages, prepared by the Gruppo di Protezione Civile di Stresa, in Piazza Marconi. There will be the possibility to take-away or eat on the spot. In case of rain the Palazzina Liberty will be available for those who prefer to eat inside.
So dress up in your best costume and come join the festivities of the Carnival in Stresa!