This long-standing Diamantina tradition of evening serenades is held two Saturdays per month in season. At 8pm on Vesperata night, dozens of local musicians parade into the small triangular praça at the northern end…
Thanks in part to Ouro Preto's huge student population, Carnaval here is boisterous and fun. The town government hosts free live music on multiple stages in the historic center, while dozens of blocos parade through…
If you’re visiting in mid-April to mid-May, check out the Comida di Buteco festival, in which hundreds of neighborhood bars compete to see who makes the best bar food.
Locals boast, credibly, that their Carnaval is the best in Minas Gerais, with five dozen blocos (Carnaval groups) parading through the streets during three full weeks of festivities.
This two-week winter arts festival features music, dance, theater, cinema and kids' activities at various venues throughout Ouro Preto and Mariana.
This 10-day food festival brings world-class chefs to Tiradentes.
Semana Santa processions are especially colorful, preserving centuries-old Portuguese traditions and incorporating the music of the city's two baroque orchestras, who have been performing here uninterruptedly since …
During the third or fourth weekend in August the three-day Festa de Agosto fills São Thomé's streets with live music and other festivities.
Celebrates Brazil’s first independence movement, culminating in a horseback procession between São João and Tiradentes.
Classic-motorcycle buffs pack Tiradentes' streets, celebrating with beer, food, blues and rock and roll.