Performing Arts in Fortaleza

Maloca Dragão

The Northeast's premier arts festival takes place in late April at the Centro Cultural Dragão do Mar with free concerts, theater, street performances and film.
Parade in Fortaleza


Fortaleza’s lively out-of-season Carnaval is held for four days over the last weekend of July and is attended by half a million people.
Parade in Fortaleza

Parada pela Diversidade Sexual

Fortaleza's Parada pela Diversidade Sexual (Sexual Diversity Parade) takes place on Av Beira Mar on the last Sunday of June; it's one of Brazil's biggest gay pride events.