What to do at Carnival in Curitiba?
Check out the best programs to have fun during Carnival in the capital of Paraná!
Carnival is the first holiday of the year and, even with its proximity to New Year’s Eve, is one of the most awaited by Brazilians. For those who are going to spend the days of revelry in Curitiba, there is no shortage of attractions to suit all tastes! See below the highlights of the holiday in the city:
The traditional blocks have appeared on the streets of Curitiba since January. The most famous of the city, Garibaldis and Sacis, will leave the 04/02 of Sítio Cercado. On Friday, February 9, there will be the Meeting of Carnival Blocks 2018, in Boca Maldita. You can find other notebooks, too, in the vicinity of Rua São Francisco throughout the holiday.
The zombie invasion has already become a tradition in the Curitiba Carnival. Carried out since 2009, the Zombie Walk march gathers thousands of people of all ages featuring gruesome fantasies. The walk will take place on Sunday, February 11, leaving Boca Maldita and going to the Plaza Nuestra Señora de Salete, in the Civic Center, where there will be a stage with local artist shows. The next day, the San Francisco Ruins will host the Psycho Carnival rock festival.
Parade of samba schools
In Curitiba also has allegorical car, costumes and much samba! On Saturday night, February 10, the parades will take place on Avenida Marechal Deodoro and will have nine schools – five in the special group and four in the access group. During the afternoon, there will be a parade of samba schools with children’s dancing.
Things to do in Curitiba
Although it is an extended holiday, the sights of the city are usually quiet at Carnival. How about taking the opportunity to visit new parks, squares or museums? One of the stops of the famous Tour Line bus is just a few meters from Mabu Curitiba Business, in the heart of the city. The service operates every half an hour and travels approximately 44km, ideal for those who want to know the main postcards of the capital with comfort.
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