The New Year, also called Réveillon and/or Ano Novo in Brazil, is one of the country’s major holidays, marking the start of Brazil’s summer holiday season that lasts until Carnaval. Celebrating NYE 2017 in Rio De Janeiro is sure to be exciting due in part to the weather, the party atmosphere and the people. Locals and visitors alike will enjoy delicious meals served at exceptional restaurants, and champagne will be flowing in all the parties being hosted throughout the area, from the nightclubs to the beaches, and at several Rio De Janeiro’s many fabulous hotels.
Parties and Fireworks
New Years in Rio De Janeiro attracts an astounding 2 million visitors every year and the city’s captivating combination of tradition and the energetic celebrations are guaranteed to deliver a once in a lifetime experience for all. New Years Eve in this exciting Brazilian city is much more than music and dance; it’s also about the local’s beautiful and energy filled spirit and the rich, proud history which shows through via their NYE customs. The sight of the breathtaking floating candles that pay tribute to Lemanjá, the Goddess of Water, the fantastic fireworks displays presented at the Copacabana beach, the locals dressed in white for the occasion (represents good luck during the upcoming year), and the exciting samba catapults everyone attending into an evening of a happy celebration.
Rumor has it that New Years Eve in Rio De Janeiro will see music icons like Madonna taking the stage and while it hasn’t been confirmed yet you can bet this popular Brazilian city will be welcoming a number of legendary entertainers to their exceptional New Years Eve venues. It has even been said that performers like Caetano Veloso and/or Black Eyed Peas may also be in town to bring in the New Year.
Rio de Janeiro’s nightlife is impressive year round with its thriving night club circuit and legendary live music scene, but it’s even more exciting on New Years Eve. You can take part in one of the nightlife venue’s planned NYE events, or play it free and easy by stopping by one of the city’s street side dining establishments in close proximity to the beach, a Lapa botequim bar, or simply hang out on the beach waiting for the fireworks.
Another New Years Eve in Rio De Janeiro popular event is the Réveillon on Sugarloaf party that will be featuring Soul de Quem Quiser and exceptional DJs. In addition the legendary Zozô restaurant, along with chef Marcelo Tanus will be catering the buffet.
Only those who have the opportunity to spend New Years Eve in Rio De Janeiro will be lucky enough to experience one the world’s most exciting places for the event.
Accommodations on NYE
The hotel accommodations are vast and varied however if you are planning on celebrating New Years Eve in Rio De Janeiro you’ll want to book ahead; the city is just that popular this time of year. Some exceptional hotel options include the Arena Copacabana, Royal Tulip Rio De Janeiro Hotel, Hotel Atlântico Copacabana, Windsor Excelsior Copacabana Hotel,Brisa Barra Hotel, and so many more.