Rio’s Famous Copacabana Beach Prepares for New Year’s Eve 2019

The city is expecting over 900,000 tourists to visit the city for New Year’s Eve, with many heading for the biggest New Year’s Eve party in Rio: the free concert and fireworks display on Copacabana beach.

By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – When Rio celebrates, Copacabana is usually where the biggest party is held, and New Year’s Eve - or ‘Réveillon’ as it’s known locally - is no exception. This year is going to see around two million revelers gather on Copacabana beach to witness a special synchronized fourteen-minute firework display in addition to around ten hours of live music.

The musical line-up, which in past years has included Brazilian star Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?