Carnaval, Carnaval!

Starting next Friday 9 at 5:45PM with the parade (taking place at the same time with the last new moon of winter), the Carnival comes to Madrid and the great celebration of inventiveness and humor invades the streets and squares from 9 to 14 February 2018.

Each year, the city chooses a theme which inspires all of the acts in the Madrid Carnival festival programme, and MAGIC is the chosen one in 2018.  The celebrations kick off with the reading of the Proclamation from the balcony of the Casa de la Villa (Town Hall). From this moment and for the next six days, Madrid gives way to the guess the identity celebration with events for all the family.

A tradition in which fancy dress and masks are the keys to enjoying the party even more.

The Grand Carnival Parade, the Fancy Dress Competition organised by the Fine Arts Circle, the coming together of murgas (music groups) and chirigotas (satirical carnival groups) in the Plaza de la Villa and the conclusion of the festivities with the traditional burial of the sardine are some of the attractions of the Madrid Carnival.

You can found all the event info here:

You always have great ideas for costumes — until you try to think of a clever couple costume for you and your partner, and then your mind goes blank. Don’t worry why not did you choose a cheesy couple costume of some of our apartments couples for you and your boo?

Here you have some ideas: