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Copacabana hosts Rio largest Ano Novo (New Years) party Thursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight Rio de Janeiro will welcome in 2016 with the famous Réveillion (New Year’s Eve) celebration on Copacabana beach.

The biggest free outdoor party in the world and the second biggest holiday celebration after Carnvial, the city is excepting over two million people, mostly dressed in white, to gather together on the shoreline to watch this year’s fireworks display.

Entertainers during the event this year will include DJ Marcelo Garcia, Gabriel Moura, Diogo Nogueira, Jorge Ben Jor, Zeca Pagodinho, and the bateria (percussion section) and members of the Beija-Flor samba school, winners of the 2015 Carnival.

For those not fond of large crowds, see below for many additional celebrations that will take place throughout the city tonight.

Réveillion (New Year’s Eve):

The Mansion Private New Year’s Eve (Santa Teresa)
The same mansion in Santa Teresa that hosted the trendy New York restaurant Fat Radish during the World Cup and the Private Halloween BlackHaus returns as the “Talk of the Town” with the launch of its New Year’s Eve Party. They will have a Premium Open Bar, plus French Chefs, Ludovic & Pierre, created a menu including hors d’oeuvres, risotto and other delicacies until sunrise. Music will on two stages with hip hop, deep house and the latest top hits. For the comfort and safety of all, a shuttle service will be running from Baixo Gavea direct to The Mansion, from 9:30 PM to 8AM.
The Mansion Private New Year’s Eve – 10PM
Rua Dr Julio Otoni 444, Santa Teresa
Entrance: R$500

Bem Brasil

Réveillon da Gávea 2016 (Gávea)
Tonight Sociedade Germania will host all-inclusive party, Réveillon da Gávea 2016. Mr. Catra, Zeh Pretim, Tropkillaz, Arca de Noé, Bahruth, and Bhering will perform and spin on the Pop Stage; the Love Sessions Crew, Leondre, Marcio Careca and Etto will spin and perform on the Eletrônica stage; and Tucho, Pachu, Dadu, and Farinha will spin and perform on the Black Stage. Drins will include Absolut Vodka, Red Bull, whisky, Gin Beefeater, Cachaça Chuva, Salton sparkling wine, Stella Artois beer, mixed drinks,fruit juices, and water. Food will include mini pepperoni muffins, brioche salmon, kafta and mint skewers, smoked chicken with plums and more.
Sociedade Germania – 9PM
Rua Antenor Rangel, 210 – Gávea
Entrance: R$690

Rio Reveillon 2016 (Lagoa)
The Jockey Club in Lagoa will host the 10th editon of their Rio Réveillon party tonight. Attractions will include DJs, the bateria (percussion section) of the Mangueira samba school, Sapucapeta, and the band Groove Box. The Espaço Exclusive will include Whsiky Chivas, Vodka Absolut, imported sparkling wine from 11:30PM to 1AM, Santa Dose, mixed drinks with vodka and fruits, Tnt energy drink, beers, fruit juices, and water. The Espaço Lagoa (Lagoa Space) and the Espaço Gávea (Gávea Space) will have Whisky Ballantines, Vodka Absolut, Vodka Skyy, sparkling wine from 11:30PM to 1AM, Santa Dose, mixed drinks with vodka, Tnt energy drinks, beers, sodas, fruit juices and water.
Jockey Clube do Rio de Janeiro – 9PM
Av. Mario Ribeiro, 410 – Lagoa
Entrance: R$80 – R$900

Réveillon Palaphita Lagoa 2016 (Lagoa/Ipanema)
Palaphita Lagoa will host the Réveillon Palaphita Lagoa 2016 party tonight. Attractions will include Buchecha, Rodrigo Lampreia, and Bernardo Malta. Food will include grilled fruit, fish, and vegetables, sushi, sashimi, fondue, finger sandwiches, antipastos, cheeses, and more. Drinks will include Grey Goose, Aperol Spritz, Gin Beefeater, Red Bull, sparkling wine, Johnnie Walker Whisky, Sangria, Miller beer, sake, absinthe, mixed drinks, fruit juices, sodas, and water.
Palaphita Lagoa – 9PM
Av. Epitácio Pessoa s/nº, Quiosque 20 – Ipanema – TEL: (21) 2227-0837
Entrance: R$640

Réveillon do Morro 2016 (Urca)
The 20th edition of Réveillon do Morro will take place on Morro da Urca, the neighboring mountain of Pão de Açúcar (Sugarloaf mountain). Entertainment will be provided by the band Soul de Quem Quiser and the bateria (percussion session) of the Unidos da Tijuca samba school. Additionally, DJs Janot and João Rodrigo will spin during show intervals. Service includes a buffet with food from the Cota 200 Restaurante and an open bar. Both the Copacabana fireworks and the Praia do Flamengo fireworks can be seen from this venue.
Morro da Urca – 9PM
Avenida Pasteur 520 – Urca – TEL: (21) 2546-8400
Entrance: See venue for more information.

Reveillon Modinha 2016 (Humaitá)
Tonight in Humaitá, Casa de Espanha will host Reveillon Modinha 2016. The carnival bloco Empolga ás 9 and MC Marcinho will perform live. DJ Chu will spin and VJ Raton will provide visuals throughout the night. There will also be a mini spa, Videokê (video karaoke), and Super Wii during the event. The menu will include service from Volante with appetizers, hot dishes, snacks, desserts and breakfast foods. The bar will include Absolut Vodka, Ballantines Whisky, Budweiser beer, sparkling wine, sodas and water.
Morro da Urca – 9PM
Avenida Pasteur 520 – Urca – TEL: (21) 2546-8400
Entrance: See venue for more information.

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Réveillon Cidade Maravilhosa 2016 (Glória)
The Museu de Arte Moderna do Rio de Janeiro (MAM) will host the Réveillon Cidade Maravilhosa 2016 party tonight in Glória. Atrractions will include Carrossel de Emoções, Primeiro Amor, and DJs Tartaruga, Gagau Dieckman, and Rodrigo loyola. Drinks will include sparkling wine, imported whisky, imported vodka, energy drinks, mixed drinks with vodka, beers, water, and sodas. Attendees of this party can view the fireworks shows from Niterói, Praia do Flamengo and Copacabana.
MAM – Museu de Arte Moderna – 9PM
Av. Infante Dom Henrique, 85 – Parque do Flamengo – TEL: (21) 2240-4944
Entrance: R$340 – R$880

Réveillon at Rendez-Vous (Ipanema)
Tonight the Rooftop Hotel Caesar Park Ipanema will host a Réveillon edition of the Rendez vous party. DJs Gringo da Parada and Tchiky al Dente will spin during the event. Entry fee for the open bar is R$750 and entry for open bar plus food is R$1500.
Rooftop Hotel Caesar Park Ipanema – 8PM
Av Vieira Souto 460 – Ipanema – TEL: (21) 2441-9450
Entrance: R$750 – R$1500

Reveillon New Mariuzinn 2016 (Copacabana)
The New Mariuzinn Copacabana will host the all-inclusive party Reveillon New Mariuzinn 2016 tonight. Mar Cesar will perform live on the first floor and DJ D’Luccio will spin on the second floor during the night. The menu will feature appetizers and breakfast foods and there will be an open bar with Absolut Vodka, Red Label Whisky, Heineken beer, mixed drinks with Absolut vodka, caipirinhas, caipivodkas, sparkling wine, soda, waters, fruit juice, and energy drinks.
Mariuzinn Copacabana – 10PM
Avenida Nossa Senhora 435, Copacabana– Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: R$120 – R$350 +


The Lucky Screw American Irish Pub (Copacabana)
Know for its cold beer, specialty beers, and great atmosphere, The Lucky Screw American Irish Pub also hosts live music every night of the week except for Wednesdays. On New Year’s Eve they have specials like the table for two with one bottle champagne and two meals – R$400.
The Lucky Screw American Irish Pub – 10:30 AM – 2AM
Av. Atlântica, 3056, Loja B, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 98317-5258
Entrance: Free

Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
Celebrate New Year’s Eve at Mab’s Restaurant and Bar in Copacabana. Dinner will be served from 8:30 PM to 11:30 PM and includes a soup appetizer, a choice of three main course and Sicilian Lemon Mousse for dessert.
Restaurante Mab’s – Monday-Thursday 8AM-2AM, Friday-Saturday 9AM to 4AM in the morning
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Entrance: R$495, Call to make reservations.


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