BLOCO + GALA EXPERIENCE

BLOCO + GALA EXPERIENCE

With more than 500 parties taking place across the city before and after Carnival weekend, the merriment - or folia - will bring Rio to a standstill.

Bloco´s come in all shapes and sizes ranging from a couple of hundred people and a brass band all the way through to one and half million people parading through the center of Rio. In order for you to get the best out of your bloco experience we provide an exclusive guide giving you all the information you need to know, from musical style, how many people expected, fancy dress themes and transport options.

This way you can pick and choose the right blocos for you!

MORE ABOUT CARNIVAL IN RIO

The first masked ball took place in Rio in 1849 and as the popularity of the masked balls grew major hotels began holding their own carnival events. Today only two of these events remain, The Copacabana Palace Magic Ball and The Scala Gala nights.

On the Saturday of Carnival, The Copacabana Palace hosts their renowned carnival extravaganza, the Magic Ball. The ball is a high point of Carnival weekend with celebrities from the world of fashion, art and music often in attendance.

If glamour and sophistication is what you are looking for, the Magic Ball is the perfect solution for a stylish carnival experience.

The first masked ball took place in Rio in 1849 and as the popularity of the masked balls grew major hotels began holding their own carnival events. Today only two of these events remain, The Copacabana Palace Magic Ball and The Scala Gala nights.

On the Saturday of Carnival, The Copacabana Palace hosts their renowned carnival extravaganza, the Magic Ball. The ball is a high point of Carnival weekend with celebrities from the world of fashion, art and music often in attendance.

If glamour and sophistication is what you are looking for, the Magic Ball is the perfect solution for a stylish carnival experience.