DJs Sam Feldt, TheBlackHaus, DaKid, John Failly, Lucce and Tucho will be bringing the sounds, guaranteeing to keep the crowds up on their feet.
Arrive early: between 2PM and 5PM there will be a premium open bar of Grey Goose Vodka, Gin and tonic, beer and santa dose.
Carmelitas (Santa Teresa)
Based on a story about a nun that escaped the convent to join in the Carnival madness, party-goers at this bloco often wear nun costumes, and the crowd builds to about 10,000 revelers.
Largo do Curvelo
Orquestra Voadora (Glória)
This colorful bohemian bloco will bring some 80,000 revelers together to parade along the Aterro do Flamengo and end up at the MAM (Museum of Modern Art).
Aterro do Flamengo (at Praça Luis de Camões – Coreto Modernista)
Empurra que Pega do Leblon (Leblon)
An estimated 40,000 revelers join this bloco in the the upmarket neighborhood, meeting at Praça Antero de Quental around 2PM and then parading their way along the beach.
Empurra que Pega do Leblon
Av. Ataulfo de Paiva (between Av. Bartolomeu Mitre and Rua Joao Lira)
Banda de Ipanema (Ipanema)
One of the most popular blocos, Banda de Ipanema is guaranteed to pull in a large crowd – an estimated 90,000 will parade along the beach-side avenue to celebrate.
Banda de Ipanema
Rua Gomes Carneiro (between Rua Prudente de Morais and Rua Vieira Souto)
Starts: 5:30 PM
* See full bloco list here.
Bem Brasil – Rio’s Hostel Party (Gávea)
Bem Brasil is back, rounding up sixty of Rio’s hostels and getting them together for this weekly party. DJ Haron Dufau will be spinnng the best of kuduro, reggaeton, cumbia and hip hop. Promotions will include free caipirinhas from 11PM until 12PM.
00 (Zero Zero) – 11PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca, 240 – Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: See venue for more information.
White Pool Party (Santa Teresa)
The Mansion in Santa Teresa will host an incredible pool party today, the White Pool Party, finishing the Carnival with a spectacular event. DJs Sam Feldt, TheBlackHaus, DaKid, John Failly, Lucce and Tucho will be bringing the sounds, guaranteeing to keep the crowds up on their feet. Between 2PM and 5PM there will be a premium open bar of Grey Goose Vodka, Gin and tonic, beer and santa dose.
The Mansion – 2PM
Rua Dr. Julio Otonio, 444, Santa Terea, Rio de Janeiro
Entrance: R$70 – R$90
Ana Costa and Julio Estrela (Lapa)
Tonight will be double the fun with both Ana Costa and Julio Estrela performing live, bringing the best of samba in what promises to be a wonderful show.
Carioca da Gema – 9PM
Av. Mem de Sá, 79 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Marchinhas do Miranda, Rodrigo Santos & Os Lenhadores, Arruda, DJ Marcello Sabre, and Bateria da Beija Flor (Centro)
Marchinhas do Miranda, Rodrigo Santos & Os Lenhadores, Arruda, DJ Marcello Sabre and Baile de Carnaval with Arruda e Bateria da Beija Flor (drum percussion of samba school Beija Flor) will all perform live tonight at Rio Scenarium.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30 PM and 10:30 PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
PUBS & BARS:
Winehouse is a wine bar run by a British expat that has brought an eclectic range of wines to Rio including a mix of fabulous national wines and international favorites. There is also a great selection of nibbles and cheese boards. For those that aren’t too keen on wine, there are plenty of beer and cocktail options too. Happy hour begins at 6PM and finishes at 8PM.
Winehouse – 6PM
Rua Paulo Barreto, 25 – Botafogo – Tel: (21) 3264-4101
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
Canastra Bar (Ipanema)
The Canastra Wine Bar in Ipanema offers a great selection of wines and cheeses and is quickly becoming known for its nice atmosphere and friendly service.
Canastra – 6:30 PM
Rua Jangadeiros, 42, Loja B – Ipanema – (21) 99656-1960
Entrance: See venue for details.
With classic pub games like darts and pool, Ipanema’s Shenanigan’s is always a great spot to visit. Happy Hour is dose dupla (two for one) on Mondays through Fridays 6PM-8PM. Additionally, tacos are half-price on Tuesdays. This is another great place to watch live streaming sports.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 7PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá, 122A (Upstairs) – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: See venue for details
Blue Agave Ipanema (Ipanema)
Located just around the corner from Posto 9, Blue Agave in Ipanema is well known for great Mexican food, drinks and for broadcasting live sports. Additionally, most of the wait staff and crowd speak English. Be sure to check out Blue Agave in Copacabana also for a great night out.
Blue Agave Ipanema – 1PM
Vinicus de Moraes 68 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
Entrance: FREE. Food and drink prices vary.
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