Final Day of Blocos for Official Carnival 2016 in Rio de Janeiro

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - As Carnival reaches its last official date (February 9th) of the 2016 season, Rio de Janeiro will have one more day of blocos (street parties) spread out across the city. Of the 505 officially licensed blocos for the year, there will be 103 today, starting at 10AM and some ending as late as 1AM.

Some of the largest happening today are the A Rocha Da Gávea, where an estimated 12,000 people will parade from Praça Santos Dumont down Rua Marquês De São . . .

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