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Festivals & Events

Brazilian Festivals and Events

January –June


Rio de Janeiro Carnival
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
February
www.rio-carnival.net

It’s one of the world’s largest Carnival’s as the city attracts thousands of people to the city. It goes on for four days and the whole city is parting in the streets.


 

Salvador De Bahia
Salvador, Brazil
February

Each February, to celebrate the beginning of Lent, Afro-Blocos (carnival floats) consisting of drumming trouples and tireless dancers, parade along an eight-mile circuit culminating in the Encontro dos trios (meeting of bands). Over one and a half million people flood the streets at any time.


 

São Paulo Carnival
São Paulo, Brazil
February

 

Lollapalooza Brazil Festival
São Paulo, Brazil
April
www.lollapaloozabr.com

This Brazilian Festival is the popular US music festival which made its debut in 2012.

 

 

Bumba - Meu - Boi Festival
São Luís, Brazil
June
www.boibumba.com

This is one of the most popular festivals in Brazil

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

July – December



Fortal - Fortaleza
Fortaleza, Brazil
July

What’s own as the ‘out of season’ carnival takes place at the end of July. The procession dances alongside a music truck with famous local bands perched on top. Many of the 1.5 million people who come to the four-day party wear garish T-shirts giving allegiance to a particular band.


 

International Fishing Festival
Cáceres, Brazil
September

 

 

Rio Film Festival
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
September

 

 

Recifolia
Recife, Brazil
September

This is a Carnival out of season, which is a huge party.

 

 

 

Festival of Sexual Diversity
São Paulo, Brazil
November

 

 

Christmas Festival in Salvador
Salvador, Brazil
December

This is a festival that has loads of decorations, music, and parades.

 

 

 

New Year
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
December

This festival has wild parties on the beaches, which is accompanied by samba bands at night.

 

 

 

 

 



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