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Tuesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Alto Vidigal is hosting their annual New Years Eve party tonight and will be holding nothing back. Situated on the very top of the Vidigal mountain, Alto Vidigal is a hostel and event venue, with views of every major beach in Rio, plus the Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas even all the way to Niteroi. In the morning, the sun rises from across the ocean, lighting up the sky in an amazing fashion. There is really no better way to ring with new year.

Tonights lineup consists of some local cariocas and an Englishman. Headlining the night is techno goddess Chris Rocha, who has been banging beats in Rio for the past decade. She is one of the few DJs who still stays true to vinyl and tonight she will be bringing it. Also on deck is Pedro Piu from Brazilian Wax and London based transplant Jody King.


Alto Vidigal Reveillon (Vidigal)
Alto Vidigal is throwing a special New Years Eve Extravaganza tonight with special guest DJ and techno muse Chris Rocha, throwing down her vicious beats on vinyl along with DJ Pedro Piu and Jody King. There will no better view in Rio than Alto Vidigal to bring in the new year.
Casa Alto Vidigal – 11PM
Rua Armando de Almeida Lima, 2, Vidigal – Tel:(21)3322-3034
Entrance: R$100 primeiro lote, R$250 VIP

D-Edge apresenta Reveillon Al Mare (Gloria)
D-Edge invades Rio with a boat party for the New Year. Led by powerhouse Renato Ratier, D-Edge is known and respected worldwide as one of the top clubs, agencies and all around standard names in electronic music. Today, they have commandeered the Saveiro Mozzart boat for a killer night of amazing music with DJs Renato Ratier, Propulse, Davis, Lennox, Marcio Careca, Dani Souto and Dri-K
Marina da Gloria – 1PM
Avenida Infante Dom Henrique, Gloria – Tel: (21) 2555-2200
Entrance: R$250, “official ticket sales sold out”

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Copacabana Reveillon (Lapa)
For the very first time, New Year’s Eve festivities, or Réveillon as it is locally called, on Rio’s Copacabana Beach will have a movie theme. In celebration of the upcoming release of the animated film “Rio 2,” the event will ring in 2014 with sixteen minutes of colorful fireworks and entertainers including: Nando Reis, Lulu Santos, Carnival samba schools and international special guest,
Copacabana Beach – 6PM
Copacabana Beach, Leme Beach – Tel: (21) 2178.2103
Entrance: R$15 with guest list, R$20 without

Rio Reveillon (Lapa)
Come celebrate the new year in true class as the ever popular and chic Jockey Club hosts Reveillon 2014, with attractions like Monobloco, Banda Groovebox, many Rio DJs and a special surprise guest. Package deals include drinks, food seating and incredible performances.
Jockey Club RJ – 9PM
Rua Jardim Botânico, 1003 – Jardim Botanico – Tel: (21) 2263-5766
Entrance: R$15


Blue Agave (Ipanema)
Bring in the new year with some of the best Mexican food — and the best margaritas — in Rio, plus live American and European sports on TV.
Blue Agave – 5PM
Rua Vinícius de Moraes 68, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
Entrance: Free

Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
The new American-owned beachfront restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food and drinks and to celebrate the new year!
Restaurante Mab’s – 5PM
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Entrance: Free

Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
Celebrate the new year at the Irish Pub. This pub attracts many different kinds of people and offers London Pride and Heineken on draft.
Lapa Irish Pub – 5PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221.7236
Entrance: R$20

The Clover (Copacabana)
Come enjoy the true benefits of an upscale pub including great imported beers and a great environment. Celebrate new years eve with “Midnight Happy Hour”, two for one Budweiser’s starting at midnight!
The Clover – 5PM
Av. Atlântica 3.056 Lj. B, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-8484
Entrance: Free

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