III St.Petersburg River Carnival

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On August, 12 III St.Petersburg River Carnival will be held in the framework of Marine Assembly. For the third time city hosts the colorful event when boats and river buses decorated with flowers are floating along the rivers and canals.  

St. Petersburg River Carnival is aimed to raise tourist attractiveness of the city and to revive carnival traditions of the Venice of the North which were established at the time of Peter the Great.  

The main venue for the event will be the Moika River in the area between the Mikhailovsky garden and the Marsovo Pole. The opening ceremony with carnival procession of the boats is planned to take place on August, 12 at 1 p.m. 

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