The tourist masses and high-season prices haven't yet arrived, though the weather is beginning to warm, and Rio is already livening up for next year's Carnaval.
Círio de Nazaré
Belém’s enormous annual event on the second Sunday in October brings one million to the streets to take part in the procession of one of Brazil’s most important icons.
Bienal de São Paulo
This major art event occurs in even-numbered years (next in 2016 and 2018) between October and December and showcases the work of over 120 artists from around the globe.
Rio International Film Festival
Rio’s international film festival – Latin America’s biggest – features more than 200 films from all over the world, shown at some 35 theaters from late September through early October.
This beer-drinking extravaganza in Blumenau is the best place to connect to southern Brazil’s German roots. Held in mid-October.