The 2013 Rio Gay Pride Parade expects 1 million people for its 18th edition on it's date -Sunday, October, 13, 2013 - in Copacabana Beach. Spring temperature on the 80's, packed beaches and low prices for airfare and hotels, make it the right time to visit the Marvelous City everybody is talking about. Learn more about the Parade and its history.
The Rio Gay Pride Parade or "Parada Gay do Rio", as the cariocas say has already a place in the pride calendar: October 13, 2013. If you are wondering what to do before, during and after the parade, where to stay in Rio and, if it’s also maybe a good opportunity to get to know Buzios, Paraty, Sao Paulo and/or Buenos Aires, these pages are for you. Also check for best airfares available and Sign up to receive our complete mini-guide with tips and activities for the event, including a Party Planner
Teaser: Centro will show you how to dine, splurge and live it up in the very heart of Rio de Janeiro!
Rio de Janeiro's downtown district more popular as Centro, is tourist friendly and forms the ethos of this Brazilian metropolis. It is the oldest neighborhood and prominent as the founding place of the city. Centro is also the administrative and commercial hub where colonial style architecture blends poetically into modern skyscrapers.
Here are some important information regarding Rio Carnival
Carnival officially begins on Friday!
Carnival in Rio starts days before Ash Wednesday. In the first day of the celebration, street parties, band competitions and parades populate the streets of Rio to welcome everyone. It's the first day of parades at the sambadromo and the Access Group is responsible for the fun.