Carnival in Riga
By tradition in "the Lido" at Krasta iela will gather for two days — 12 and 13 March. It offers pancakes, music program, you can participate in folk games and contests, watch the animals, and prepare an effigy of Maslenitsa. Entertain'll dance ensemble "Ivushka", folklore group "Berendina", vocal ensemble "Slavyanochka", dance ensemble "Karusel", an ensemble of authentic singing "Karagod" and the vocal ensemble "Ivushki".
In "Spikeri" festive celebrations will begin on 13 March at 12:00. Promise rides, creative workshops for children, competitions of athletes, the exhibition of cats and dogs, fire demonstrations, a handicraft market. The culmination will be a concert of popular Latvian singer Samantha Tina. The finale of the celebrations scheduled for 17:00, when you burn an effigy of Maslenitsa.
Mardi Gras in Jurmala
Residents and guests of Jurmala who want to celebrate Maslenitsa, Sunday, March 13, 12:00 in Kauguri house of culture or in the sanatorium "Amber coast". There will be pancakes, games, and songs and dances, as well as the burning of an effigy. In the resort promise a performance of the folklore ensemble "Berendina", Russian society "Rodnik", a Gypsy ensemble Ame-Roma, and taking pictures with the camel and horse riding.
Mardi Gras in Ventspils
In Ventspils the pancake week will be celebrated March 13 at the seaside open air Museum. The celebration will begin at noon and will last until 16:00. There will be dancing, games, burning of straw effigies.
Mardi Gras in Daugavpils
On Saturday, March 12, in Daugavpils in the afternoon of Shrove Tuesday will be celebrated in the Square of Unity (Vienibas). The attendees will be entertained by creative collectives of Russian, Belarusian, Ukrainian cultural centers and Latvian society, as well as guests from Moscow — group "Yahontovy chest". Guests can participate in games, ride horses, eat pancakes, take part in the lottery. The holiday mood will help to create the actors of the Daugavpils theatre. The celebrations will culminate in the traditional burning of an effigy.
Mardi Gras in Rezekne
At the weekend the holiday will be celebrated in Rezekne. 12 March at 12:00 and 16:00 in Rezekne culture house of national societies will be held a culinary master class for children who will be able to cook pancakes under the guidance of a professional chef. In turn, at 18:00 fans of rock music are invited to a concert of the local group Aftoportret. The next day the festivities will begin at 11:00 in the Park of Rezekne culture and recreation. Will be Russian team "Prada" will be tastings, games, horseback riding and the burning of an effigy of Maslenitsa.
Mardi Gras in Pededze
In Pededze alūksne region carnival will celebrate its 50-th time. The celebration will take place on Sunday, March 13. Visitors will be able to ride horses and to taste pancakes. Mardi Gras in Pededze will begin at 11:00. At noon starts the theatrical performance "the Winter passed spring meet" with games, amusements, songs and other entertainment. At 15:00 will begin a concert of folk groups. In the evening from 17:00 to 21:00 at the house of folk arts will be held ball call on the residents to come with their snacks.