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The dedicated Samba Parade ticket page provides all ticket information.
Book early for Sunday, Monday and Saturday.
You can buy your tickets here
Best to buy tickets directly from the organizers
Golden Room: R$1,950=app. US$1,000
Noble Room: R$1,300=app. US$650
Standard R$1,000=app. US$500
Box: R$2,750=app. US$1,500 per person
Mandatory dressing: Men - black tie or deluxe costume
Women - long evening dress or deluxe costume.
Tel.: (+55 21) 2545 8790
Admission is R$50.00
Tickets are on sale at Rua Senador Dantas 117 / Room 2009 - Centro (Downtown)
Reservation also on (+55 21) 2240-3338 / 2840-4414 (English spoken after 15:00)
For the Gay and Gala Balls, buy them a few days in advance.
For tables (one table seats 4 people) reserve 3-5 days in advance by phone or in person.
Call a few days earlier to find out about availability.
Tel: (+55 21) 2239-4448 / 2511-4140 (English spoken after 15.00)
Venue: Rua Rivadávia Correa 60, Gamboa
Admission: R$120.00 and R$60.00 for Rio residents
Box office from 18:30
Venue: Praça Onze, Centro (Downtown)
Tickets on the door
Admission fee towards Carnival has increased around R$5.00-30.00 (Mangueira being the most expensive and sometimes full).
Men often pay slightly more.
You might be able to reserve a box.
Tickets are sold at the box office on the door.
Many venues, mainly in Copacabana, have some special theme nights during Rio Carnival e.g. hot singles parties. Ticket prices are usually under R$50.00.