Paraty Events Calendar – Rio de Janeiro, Brazi
Find all the information on cultural events, parties, shows, traditional religious celebrations and everything that will happen in Paraty this year on a monthly basis.
Paraty has an ambitious cultural agenda: literature, cinema, photography, music, visual arts and theatre are all present at the festivals, meetings and art fairs organised in the historic centre.
The main events are the FLIP – Paraty International Literary Festival, and the Paraty em Foco international photography festival.
But there is much more to do in Paraty: Bourbon Street club music festivals (Bourbon Festival, Jazz & Blues and the Latin music Paraty Latino), chamber music festivals, samba and choro festivals, rock and reggae shows and free music shows organised by the city hall of Paraty to celebrate special events and occasions as well as the Paraty Cinema Festival, the Festpar Theatre festival.
Visual arts have the Belvedere Festival & international Contest of Contemporary Art. And if you like dance there, the Paraty Dance Festival is held every year. Take this chance to find out more about Excursions to the Paraty Bay.
Colonial cultural traditions are kept alive and there are many colourful religious celebrations that have turned Paraty into a thriving cultural tourism destination.
Some of the religious events that embellish the city are Easter, Holy Ghost Celebration, Corpus Christi, Christmas and Three Kings Nights, and there are also many local festivities for different Saints and Patrons.
Check it all here and decide what is the best month in Paraty for you!