The Lagoa Bier Fest will keep you AND the kiddies occupied all weekend long. There will be craft beers from local RIO brewers for the kids and cupcake decorating activities for the grownups–WAIT A MINUTE! We TOTALLY got that backwards…
Brazilian President Michel Temer has ordered that 9000 soldiers take to the streets of RIO amid protests and threats of a strike by police officers. The decree signed by President Temer on February 14 states that soldiers are to be deployed until February 22, just two days before the official start of Carnival.
RIO Carnival ranks among the wildest parties in the world. Click through this list of the best parties our little planet has to offer. It’s Party Time!
We’re still two weeks away from RIO’s 2017 Carnival, but the party’s already started and it’s not about to stop! Check out today’s featured article for the breakdown on the 45 blocos sparking fun and celebration all across RIO this weekend.
Is it just us at CCB or have you been anxiously waiting for the deets on RIO’s Carnival blocos too? Well, if you haven’t heard, the official list was released just last week. Read on for the final list of 451–yes 451!–blocos. Then we want to hear from you: Which blocos do you refuse to miss during this year’s Carnival?
Just because Carnival season begins February 4th, that doesn’t mean we can’t get the party started today! Click to find out where you can go for pre-Carnival blocos and public rehearsals that you can attend around Rio THIS WEEK!
On Friday, RIO city officials published the list of approved blocos (or street parades) for 2017 Carnival celebrations. Although the city government hopes that tourism associated with the celebrations will provide a much-needed boost to RIO’s economy, the number of approved blocos is down 53 from last year. That just means the 463 approved blocos will have to really show tourists how to party and get them in a spending mood!
Tomorrow is no ordinary Saturday. Tomorrow, January 14th is the first day of ticket sales for RIO’s 2017 Carnival parade at the Sambódromo! The samba schools’ parade competition is the core of RIO Carnival, so you don’t want to miss the chance to snag a ticket (or two, or three). The parades will take place on February 26th and 27th. Read on for more details–and remember to book your guest room at Casa Cool Beans while there’s still time!