Varna Carnival in April is held on Anton Novak Square. With the presentation of masks and costumes in the competition program of ensembles and individual performers. At the entrance of the Sea Garden, the visiting mummers and survakar groups perform characteristic rituals of the festive masquerade rituals. At the finals of the Varna Carnival in April, prizes will be awarded to the winners of the competition program and to the special guests. Exhibition-bazaar of master craftsmen from all over Bulgaria are traditionally part of the accompanying program.
The carnival is attended by children and adults as individual participants or groups. Also groups from kindergartens, schools, universities, community centers, organizations, mummers and survakar groups, etc., from Bulgaria and abroad. The competition program includes masks, masquerade costumes, carnival costumes, uniforms, folk costumes, mummers and survakar costumes.