Carnaval São Paulo

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Country and Region BrazilSão Paulo
Type of Festival Dance, Music
Location of Festival São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Festival Contact Information

Carnaval São Paulo
Anhembi Tourism and Events Office
Av Olavo Fontoura, 1209
Parque Anhembi
Santana, 02012-021, Brasil
Phone: (55) 11-6224-0400

Festival Description

The São Paulo Carnaval offers less expensive tickets and a less touristy atmosphere than the Rio festival. These factors appeal to the locals and tourists alike who are looking for an alternative to the Rio event. The city of São Paulo’s samba schools perform all night in the Sambadrome, competing for the much-coveted samba award. The festival takes place over a weekend, but in the two weeks leading up to the event, music and dancing take place in the Sambadrome for free.

Festival Dates February 17 - 19, 2012
Festival Links

Practical Info:


São Paulo Sambadrome
São Paulo, Brazi


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