Carnival 2017 Brings Another 66 Blocos to Rio’s Streets Today

More than sixty blocos will take place in Rio de Janeiro’s streets today, as Carnival celebrations enter their fourth day in the city.

By Ciara Long, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Sixty-six official blocos are set to parade through the streets today, Monday, February 27th, attracting millions to the fourth consecutive day of the 2017 Carnival celebrations in Rio de Janeiro.

The street parties kicked off from as early as 7AM and are set to continue until midnight, with numerous unofficial blocos also taking place throughout the city.

Twelve official blocos started before noon in regions across the city, including popular Beatles-themed bloco Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?