The Carnival is the largest carnival event in Greece. Counts 180 years history. The events begin in mid-January and last up to Clean Monday. The Patras Carnival is a set of events including dances, parades, hunting of hidden treasure, kids’ carnival etc. Its apogee is in the last weekend of Carnival with the Saturday evening parade of carnival groups, the extravagant Sunday parade of floats and groups, and finally the burning of King Carnival at the dock of St. Nicholas. Features of the carnival is the fun, the friendship, the inspiration, spontaneity, improvisation and volunteering.