The Rio Times, Nightlife Guide, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Nightlife, Bars, Clubs, Parties

We have the top three picks for this Sunday, and below there is a list of bars and lounges that are always a good option.

Arrastão de Carnaval @ Porto Lab (Santo Cristo) – This is another huge party in one of Santo Cristo’s mega nightclub events, a stationary Carnival bloco featuring some of the biggest names and plenty of music for around seven hours of partying.

The line-up includes OMULU feat. Duda Beat, DJ Gabriel Do Borel, Weird Baile (JLZ e VHOOR), Bia Marques, Jacquelone, João Woo and Fernando Schlaepfer, plus plenty special guests.

Tickets are free until 1AM, subject to availability, otherwise it’s R$10 entry; and the party should start at 1AM.

Arrastão de Carnaval – Via Binário do Porto, 310 – Santo Cristo

For more information, head to the event page.

Puff Puff Bass @ Passeio Ernesto Nazareth (Centro) – Puff Puff Bass are an urban collective who celebrate and disseminate all of the most vital elements of hip-hop culture. This is their bloco party taking place in central Rio this evening.

They’re also looking to make a positive difference and are encouraging people attending this party to donate one school notebook each so that they can distribute school kits to over five thousand underprivileged children throughout Rio de Janeiro. So bring a notebook, have fun, and help expand access to knowledge!

Tickets are free with a donation but must be ordered from the facebook page, and the party starts at 8PM.

Puff Puff Bass – Av Prof. Pereira Reis – Santo Cristo

For more information, try the event page.

Auê: Domingo @ HUB RJ (Santo Cristo) – Auê is continuing its huge Carnival program with another massive music and party spectacular, combining the best blocos with top musical artists and DJs. Prepare for another spectacular blow-out this Sunday evening!

The full line-up includes performances from Guid Esser, Ju Perez, Transpira, Freeda Baile Yasmin Vilhena, DUDA BEAT, Johnny Hooker, and Cix.

Things should kick off at 4PM and tickets are available from R$50.

Auê: Domingo – Avenida Professor Pereira Reis, 50 – Santo Cristo

For more information, head to the event page.

The Rio Times, Nightlife Guide, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Nightlife, Bars, Clubs, Parties


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
Entrance: Free

Adega Pérola (Copacabana)
Preserving a vintage decoration, Adega Pérola’s specialty is its delicious Portuguese-Brazilian finger food, served to you quickly at the bar’s counter area.
Adega Pérola – 11AM
Rua Siqueira Campos, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2255-9425
Entrance: FREE

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.

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