Rio de Janeiro Events
Rio de Janeiro Carnival
Known as the world's greatest party, the annual carnival in Rio de Janeiro takes place in the purpose-built Sambadrome Marquês de Sapucaí. Expect outlandish floats, plus throngs of gyrating dancers and pounding drummers all shaking to intoxicating samba rhythms.Date: 25 February 2022 - 03 March 2022
Venue: Sambódromo, Avenida Marquês de Sapucaí, Santo Cristo.
Dia do Índio (Day of the Indian)
The annual Dia do Índio is dedicated to the indigenous peoples of Brazil. Ceremonial dances and exhibitions usually take place at participating museums.Date: 19 April 2022 - 19 April 2022
Venue: Museu do Índio.
This events celebrate three Catholic saints – Santo Antonio (Saint Antonio) on 13 June, São João (Saint John) on 24 June, and São Pedro (Saint Peter) on 29 June.Date: 13 June 2022 - 29 June 2022
Venue: Rio de Janeiro.
Outdoor concerts and parties all over the city culminate in a massive fireworks display on Copacabana Beach to mark Rio's New Year's Eve celebrations. Up to one million people gather on the sands, so get there early to stake your place.Date: 31 December 2022 - 31 December 2022
Venue: Copacabana Beach and seafront.