The New Year's Celebration in Rio de Janeiro is the second biggest party in all of South America. On the magical night, as many as 2 million locals and tourists come out on Copacabana beach to say goodbye to the old year, and reel in the new year. The event is has a rich history that you can experience and enjoy on your visit to Brazil.
At this time of year Rio is buzzing with non-stop action. Your AR representative can make sure that you don't miss out on any of the fun, providing tables at the finest restaurants, VIP access to the city's hottest nightclubs, and entrance to the premier New Year's Eve parties. Relax and leave the planning to us, a New Year's Eve in Rio is something you will never forget.
The New Year's Night Celebration:
The Fireworks Show
Just after midnight, the two million people that have gathered on Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro witness one of the greatest fireworks shows in the world. The beautiful beach, the coastline, and even Sugarloaf mountain are all lit up on this unforgettable night.
The Local Tradition
The New Years celebration in Rio has become a part of the rich Afro-Brazillian tradition of Condomble. As a result, you will see millions of people wearing white traditional pants and shirts. A beautiful part of the spectacle is watching people throw flowers into the water as an offering to Yemanja, the goddess of the seas.
New Year in Rio Lodgings:
It is extremely difficult to find accommodation in the days around New Year. All hotels offer only 4 and 5 day packages. AR Tourism will be help you organize your stay for this event and find you the right hotel. We have rooms pre-booked and we can offer a variety of excellent lodging options that are available to you right now.
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