Did you miss it…do you know what it is?
It has just come & gone… Italian Carnevale; – in the United States, 2013, it was a celebration held around February 9-12 (Lent started on the 13th). In Venice, however, celebrations went on from February 1-14, it some parts of Italy the parties started in the end of January!
Carnevale began in Venice during the Italian Renaissance as an annual celebration preceding Lent; the Italian Renaissance began in the the 14th century & lasted until the 16th century! Did you miss out on the fun? Well, you don’t have to… come join us for the Taste of Rio Rancho, Saturday March 9 beginning at 4pm in the Santa Ana Star Center Arena; where we will bring back a touch of Italian Carnevale. In addition, there will be over 25 other participating Rio Rancho Restaurants, live music & more… in an all new spacious layout! Tickets (that include all the tasty food samples & live music) can be purchased in advance at Santa Ana Star Center Box Office for $5 or you can pay $10 at the door the day of the event (if we aren’t already sold out)! So, come join us in the fun & celebration of so much that Rio Rancho has to offer!