Rio Carnival 2021

Rio Carnival 2021
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Coronavirus Update: Please note that some events may be canceled in line with local government advice. Please check the venue or event's own website for the latest information. Stay safe and follow the local authority's guidance in order to minimise the risk of transmission of the virus.

start date: 13-Feb-2021 | finish date: 16-Feb-2021 | customers: mixed

Rio hosts to world’s largest carnival, attracting around 2 million people every year. Rio Carnival 2021 kicks off on 13 February and runs until 26 February. Although Rio carnival isn’t a gay event, it attracts many gay travellers and locals. There are many gay events and after-parties to attend. Besides, the whole thing is wildly camp.

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The main parades at Rio Carnival are, of course, held at the vast Sambadrome arena. There are many smaller street parties happening throughout the city. Banda de Ipanema is an event that attracts a big gay crowd and features a parade of drag queens.

The 2021 Carnival is likely to be affected by coronavirus and may be a much smaller affair than usual.



Updated: 22-Oct-2020
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