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.
Hocus Pocus Festival 2019 @ BCo. (Santo Cristo) – Celebrate the release of a new NE IPA from Hocus Pocus at the craft beer legends’ very first festival.
Alongside this new beer plus two exclusive flavors, you’ll be able to rock out to the sounds of Swedish psychedelic blues outfit Graveyard, with support from Auramental and Psilocibina.
The party starts at 3 PM and tickets are available from R$89.
Hocus Pocus Festival 2019 – Rua Gen. Luís Mendes de Morais, 210 – Santo Cristo
For more information, try the event page.
Full noon @ Orla 21 Club (Centro) – Come commemorate the full moon at Orla 21 Club.
With two dancefloors featuring Marcos Meskita, German DJ Beckers (Innervisions/Total Bookings) Flow & Zeo (Tropical Beats), Tropical Beats Crew (Estrella, Maurat, Rought Art), plus yoga, live painting, and gourmet tapiocas, this is the place to spend an uplifting Sunday.
Tickets are R$60 and the party starts at noon.
Full noon – Av. Alm. Silvio de Noronha, 365 – Centro
For more information, head to the event page.
Domply Ultimo Mergulho @ Villa Alexandrino (Santa Teresa) – Winter is coming to Rio so it’s time to say goodbye to the wonderful pool parties of Villa Alexandrino.
Not before one last blow out! So come enjoy the beautiful surroundings on what’s forecasted to be a sunny day, and dance to a veritable legend of house music straight from New York City, Justin Strauss. Plus hear a live set from up and coming band Camões.
Tickets are between R$15 – R$40 and the party starts at 2 PM.
Domply Ultimo Mergulho – Rua Almirante Alexandrino, nº 2671 – Santa Teresa
For more information, see the event page.
LOUNGES, PUBS &; BARS:
Bar Urca (Urca)
Sunday afternoon drinking while eating salgadinhos (appetizers) 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 – 11 AM
Rua Cândido Gaffrée 205, Urca – Tel: (21) 2295-8744
Vizinha 123 (Botafogo)
A multipurpose event space, bar, and restaurant that is open 24 hours and often hosts excellent live events such as samba, jazz, theatre and more.
Vizinha 123 – Open 24 hours
R. Henrique de Novais, 123 – Botafogo – Tel: (21) 99999-8633
Bip Bip (Copacabana)
Alfredinho may be gone, but his legend lives on. Spend a Sunday evening listening to some of the most authentic live samba in this one-of-a-kind shrine to carioca bohemia.
Bip Bip – 7 PM
Rua Alm. Gonçalves, 50 – Loja D – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2267-9696
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