Festivals in Fortaleza

Our Lady of Aparecida National SanctuaryBrazil´s Patron Saint Feast Day Celebrations - MAP On October 12, to celebrate three dates, but few remember them all: Our Lady of Aparecida, Brazil's official patron, Children's Day and the Discovery of America. Our national holiday, however, is due only to the first date, and although the devotion to the Saint dates back to the eighteenth century gone, was only enacted in 1980. There are two sources found on the image, which are in the Archives of the Metropolitan Curia of Aparecid...
Ceara MusicCeará Music - MAP 4 Ceará Music is a Brazilian rock, pop and techno Festival held in October or November and it lasts three days. It is a highly anticipated show by locals and tourists who come to Fortaleza only to participate in the festival. It presents national and international singers and rock bands, as well. Since 2001, when it was first held, is headquartered in Marina Park Hotel and Club Mucuripe.   Besides the main stage, Br...
Christmas in FortalezaChristmas in Fortaleza - MAP 4 Christmas decorations outside of shopping centers begin to be seen early in November with Christmas lights. The Ferreira Square and vicinities, which is one of the largest displays of Christmas decorations in Fortaleza always has four eighteen meter high trees. The city is aglow with Christmas trees and decorations all over the city such as the Sea Dragon Centre and its vicinities, the entire edge of the beach of Iracema and oth...
MapFesta de Santo Antônio do Pitaguary - MAP 4 A belief is that if you skip the fire you will arrange a wedding at the Feast of St. Anthony's Pitaguary. San Antonio fell into the graces of the people. They created the myth around him of matchmaker, who found husbands for women and vice versa, and saintly miracle, finding lost objects. The saint also won another attribute: gives luck and abundance. To obtain them, the believers take the blessed bread, which has magical and mir...
Festival Cearense de Quadrilhas no Sao Joao de MaracanauFestival Cearense de Quadrilhas no São João de Maracanaú - MAP 4 By the end of June, Maracanaú, 20 km from the capital center, hosts the Festival de Quadrilhas do Ceara, with the participation of many "quadrilhas" (kind of folk groups of square dancers) from all over the state of Ceara. It is one of the largest bonfire festivals in Brazil. The crowd gathers to dance, eat typical regional food, corn-based dishes, such as tamales, hominy, popcorn, corn cake, etc. The cele...
MapFestival de Jazz and Blues - MAP 4 Guaramiranga is a small city located in Sierra Baturité, in Ceará, which is 110 kilometers from Fortaleza. Guaramiranga and the neighboring towns of the Baturité Massif receive approximately 13 thousand tourists during carnival. Only the Jazz & Blues City has about 10 thousand people in the sum of the four-day festival.   It is the coldest place in the state, with an average temperature o...
MapFestival de Teatro de Fortaleza - MAP 4 Decentralize and ensure access for those who usually do not attend the concert halls and performing arts circuit, bringing art and everyday life. This is the central proposal of the Fortaleza Theatre Festival, held by the Municipality of Fortaleza, through the Secretariat of Culture of Fortaleza - Secultfor. Its seventh edition, in October 2011, the theme proposed to guide the event - "The City as Stage" - pointed p...
MapFortal - MAP 4 By end of July, the Fortal, a major micareta (off-season carnival) kicks off in a purpose-built area, the Fortal City, near Praia do Futuro. The space is used for promotion of Festivals in Fortaleza.   The structure built for the event is truly impressive. During the four days of revelry run about 350 cabins, 20 generators, 500 chemical toilets, three clinics, food court and parking for approxim...
Fortaleza New Year´s EveFortaleza New Year´s Eve - MAP 4 Fortaleza New Year's Eve celebrations are unforgettable. The energy of the city is even more positive when the end of December is approaching. The party hosted by the city of Fortaleza main hot spots are Iracema Beach and Beira-Mar Ave., the main corridor of the animation capital of Ceará.   The tourist can opt for the popular and free bash happens on Iracema Beach, enjoy the Beira-Mar Ave. buzz or the particu...
MapMother´s Day in Fortaleza - MAP 4 Brazilian Mother's Day is celebrated on the second Sunday in May, and is considered a very important date. It is the second most important gifting holiday, on which over half of all gifters purchase a gift. That puts Mother's Day right behind Christmas in gifting popularity. Weeks before Mother's Day advertisements on television, newspapers and radio stations enhance products in special offers and promotions. It is common to fin...
Vida e Arte - A range of Brazilian music and other performances. January.