Sunday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Super chic venue 00 (Zero Zero) in Gavea will host the Duo party tonight bringing the best of electronic music from the best DJs across the national and international electronic music scene.
Dance the night away on their thriving dance floor before chilling out in the outdoor lounge area with one of the venue’s trademark deliciously fruity caipirinhas.
Empolga às 9 (Ipanema)
Thirty thousand revelers are expected to parade in this major beach-side Carnival bloco in Ipanema.
Empolga às 9
Starts: Praia de Ipanema, Posto 9 – 3PM
Ends: Praia de Ipanema, Posto 9 – 5PM
Larga a Onça, Alfredo! (Laranjeiras)
Three thousand revelers are expected to parade in this small neighborhood Carnival bloco in Laranjeiras.
Larga a Onça, Alfredo!
Starts: Rua Ipiranga, em frente ao nº 49 – 6PM
Ends: Rua Ipiranga, Rua Esteves Junior e Praça São Salvador – 8PM
* See full bloco list here.
The Duo party returns to Gávea’s chic 00 (Zero Zero) club tonight with various DJs from the national and international electronic music scene playing the best of electronic music throughout the night.
00 (Zero Zero) – 7PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: See venue for more information.
It’s time to dance as singer Rogê returns for his weekly show at Lapa’s Carioca de Gema. The lively performer will bring the best of samba through his own works and his versions of Jorge, Jorge Ben, Djavan, among others.
Carioca da Gema – 9:30 PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
PUBS & BARS:
Bar Urca (Urca)
Sunday afternoon drinking whilst eating salgadinhos and watching the sunset at Bar Urca is a regular pastime in Rio de Janeiro. This simple establishment on the bayside has been a hit since 1939.
Bar Urca – 11AM
Rua Cândido Gaffrée 205, Urca – Tel: (21) 2295-8744
Pavão Azul (Copacabana)
Pavão Azul is a lively bar in Copacabana, famous for its exceptionally cold beers and prawn pastels. It gets crowded there every night, making every day of the week seem like the weekend.
Pavão Azul – 6:30 PM – 1AM
Rua Hilário de Gouvêia, 71 – Copacabana – (21) 2236-2381
With classic pub games like darts and pool, Ipanema’s Shenanigan’s is always a great spot to visit. Every Sunday, promotions include two for one Sol beer, caipirinha and caipivodka. Pizza Pub is also only R$10.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 4PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: See venue for details.
Blue Agave (Ipanema)
Just around the corner from Posto 9, Blue Agave Ipanema is also known for its mostly English-speaking staff and the international crowd which frequents the establishment. Be sure to check out Blue Agave in Copacabana also for a great night out.
Blue Agave Ipanema – 2PM
Vinicus de Moraes 68 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
Entrance: FREE. Food and drink prices vary.
Academia da Cachaça (Leblon)
For all things cachaça go here; it’s their specialty. They offer great caipifrutas and caipirinhas in a relaxed, trendy setting.
Academia da Cachaça – 9PM
R. Conde Bernadotte 26, Leblon – Tel: (21) 2239-1542
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