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The Carnival in Rio de Janeiro 2018
RIO CARNIVAL 2018

The Carnival Package 2018 in Rio de Janeiro, includes:
* Transfers (Hotel in Rio / Carnival Stadium / Hotel in Rio);
* Admission tickets to the parade in the Sambodrome (choose day and sector below).

NOTE: Packtours offers a special price for this Carnival Package, for those that book also the Rio City Package (Aiport Transfers, Hotel in Rio & City Tour) at Packtours.

SEE BELOW ALL THAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE CARNIVAL 2018 IN RIO !!!

ABOUT THE CARNIVAL IN RIO DE JANEIRO - 2018

Carnival is the most popular holiday in Brazil and Rio de Janeiro is the most well-known and richer festival, attracting thousands of tourists from all over the world. The climax of the holiday is the Parade at Marquês de Sapucaí, or “Sambodromo”, where different Samba schools fight for the title of Carnival Champion. Samba, live colors, splendid costumes and beautiful women are the main ingredients of this great dispute. The queries appraised during the parade are: drums, music, harmony, evolution, theme, assemblage, allegories and accessories, costumes, front commission, “mestre-sala” and “porta-bandeira” (the couples spinning with the school’s flag around the avenue). Also from Saturday to Tuesday, open-air dances take place throughout the city. The emphasis is on joy and spontaneity.

THE PARTICIPANTS IN THE PARADE AT “SAMBODROMO”

SAMBA SCHOOLS IN THE SPECIAL GROUP
The parade, high point of carnival, takes place on a Sunday and a Monday, with seven schools each time. The schools belonging to this group, affiliated to the Rio’s Samba Schools Association, are specially magnificent and sumptuous, each containing approximately five thousand participants plus celebrated Brazilian show-business and jet-set personalities.

*A* GROUP SAMBA SCHOOLS
These schools, affiliated to the Rio’s Samba Schools Association, form the Access Group. They are 10 large and important schools that thrillingly and beautifully parade on the Saturday with their plots narrated through their samba, costumes and allegoric cars. The champion of this parade ascends to the Special Group.

*B* GROUP SAMBA SCHOOLS
They are also called base groups, as they are the popular bases from which the big schools originated. Small, each school having approximately one thousand and five hundred participants, they nevertheless parade with much vigor to defend their carnival.

CHAMPIONS’ SATURDAY
On the Saturday after carnival, the Samba Schools winners of the Special Group, from Sunday and Monday, parade in their entire splendor.

Time Table of the Samba Schools` Parade
Time (Start/End) Sunday Monday
21h00
São Clemente
União da Ilha
Between 22h05 and 22h20
Imperatriz
Salgueiro
Between 23h10 and 23h44
Mocidade
Between 00h15 and 01h06
Unidos da Tijuca
Between 01h20 and 02h28
Vila Isabel
Between 02h25 and 03h50
Mangueira
Beija-Flor

CARNIVAL IN RIO DE JANEIRO - 2018

TIERS OF SEATS - “ARQUIBANCADAS”
SECTOR
PRICE PER PERSON/DAY
Sunday
PRICE PER PERSON/DAY
Monday
3
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5
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7
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9
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11
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TIERS OF SEATS: Uncovered spaces up to 15,80 m high, reached by stairs.
Sectors 3, 5, 7 and 11: each sitting 2,850 spectators; Sector 4: holding up to 2,750 spectators; Sector 9: Numbered seats hold up to 2,304 spectators, in a total of 16,454 spectators.
DRESS CIRCLE FOR 4 PEOPLE – “FRISAS”
SECTOR
PRICE FOR 4 PEOPLE/PER DAY
Sunday
PRICE FOR 4 PEOPLE/PER DAY
Monday
6
N / A - Consult...!
N / A - Consult...!
13
N / A - Consult...!
N / A - Consult...!
DRESS CIRCLE: Uncovered boxes with walls for 4 people, in sectors 06 and 13, in a total of 68 boxes, holding up to 272 for each night of the parade.
DRESS CIRCLE FOR 6 PEOPLE – “FRISAS”
SECTOR
PRICE FOR 6 PEOPLE/PER DAY
Sunday

PRICE FOR 6 PEOPLE/PER DAY
Monday

3
N / A - Consult...!
N / A - Consult...!
5
N / A - Consult...!
N / A - Consult...!
7
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9
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11
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DRESS CIRCLE: Uncovered boxes with walls and chairs for 6 occupants each, in sectors 3, 5, 7, 9, 11 and 4, in a total of 1,094 holding up to 6,564 spectators.
INDIVIDUAL CHAIRS – “CADEIRAS INDIVIDUAIS”
SECTOR
Sunday
Monday
6
N / A - Consult...!
N / A - Consult...!
13
N / A - Consult...!
N / A - Consult...!

INDIVIDUAL CHAIRS: 3.900 Chairs are placed on steps in sectors 6 and 13.

BOXES - "CAMAROTES"
SIZE
Sunday
Monday
12 PEOPLE
Price per Box / Consult
Price per Box / Consult
20 PEOPLE
Price per Box / Consult
Price per Box / Consult
24 PEOPLE
Price per Box / Consult
Price per Box / Consult
Boxes: Private spaces rentable for the whole festivities, including the Champions’ Saturday, subdivided in:
Special Boxes: Four buildings between sectors 3, 5, 7 and 9 holding up to 24 spectators in A Boxes and 20 in B Boxes, in a total of 40 boxes holding up to 880 spectators.
Boxes in sectors 3, 5, 7, 9, 11 and 4: 24 boxes per sector, in a total of 144 boxes holding up to 1,728 spectators.
Boxes in Sector 2: There are three storeys divided in 1st floor - A, 2nd floor - B and 3rd floor - C, each box holding 12 spectators. The three storeys adding to a total of 306 boxes for 3,672 apectators.
Daily capacity of the boxes - 6,280 people.
NOTE: Click on the map below - to visualize a bigger version..!
WHAT TO TAKE TO THE CARNIVAL PARADE AT “SAMBODROMO”
At most two 500ml plastic containers with beverages and two items of food, such as fruit and/or sandwich. Objects made of polystyrene, bottles, glasses, firecrackers and fireworks are strictly forbidden. A discardable raincoat should be considered for the eventuality of a summer shower. Umbrellas are not a good idea, as they can easily get in the way of other people’s view of the parade. At the Sambódromo there are shops and fast food kiosks in all sectors.