New Years Eve (Reveillon)
Brazil

From: Brazil Festivals and Events 2016-2017

See also: Rio de JaneiroManausBrasiliaFortalezaBrazil Christmas


New Years Eve (Reveillon)
New years eve is enthusiastically celebrated with many of Brazil's cities putting on some of the most spectacular fireworks displays and parties.

There are plenty of new years eve events taking place in hotels, bars and restaurants and you are advised to book as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

The beaches come alive with festivities during this time with many impressive firework displays often alongside plenty of live music entertainment as well with concerts for a variety of music genres available at popular beaches throughout Brazil, such as those found in Rio de Janeiro and Fortaleza.

One of the most unique places to enjoy New Years Eve is on top of Sugar Loaf Mountain, in Rio de Janeiro where you can not only enjoy the party on one of Rio's most famous landmarks but can also take in one of the most spectacular views whilst enjoying the firework displays in the surrounding area as well.

Some of Brazil's most well known new years eve traditions include wearing white clothing, eating grapes and lentils, which are thought to bring good fortune.

Date
Celebrated annually on the 31st of December.

Location
New years Eve celebrations are often at there most spectacular within Brazil's major cities such as Fortaleza, Rio de Janeiro and Brasilia.

Travel Guide
Much of Brazil can be easily accessed by plane, bus or car:


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