The Sambadrome hosts the annual parade of Samba Schools in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil during the world-famous festival of Rio Carnival. The Samba Parades take place in the Sambadrome Marquês de Sapucaí (or Sambódromo da Marquês de Sapucaí in Portuguese) each night of the Rio Carnival. The Sambadrome Parades are the backbone of Rio Carnival, as 30,000 annual participants and 90,000 nightly ticketed spectators take part in what is known around the world as the Greatest Party on the Planet! The Sambadrome Parades (or desfiles no Sambódromo in Portuguese), are dazzling spectacles of gorgeous handmade costumes, lavishly decorated floats that are as tall as the Grandstands, meticulously choreographed dances, pulsating percussions, rhythm, beats and of course, the music and steps of the samba. It is also important to remember that the Sambadrome parades are important events in the Carioca calendar and are more than just fun and games, they are ferociously competitive judged events.
These Rio Sambadrome Carnival entrance plus transport from and to your accomodation provide you with with an opportunity to be blown away by the incredible Samba Parade by Rio's Access Group Samba School Carnival Parade.Access nights are among the first major events of Rio Carnival as everybody is anxious for the samba to begin. For those experiencing Rio Carnival on a budget, the Access Group Sambadrome Parades are less expensive than the Special Group Parades, making them a great value for your money. While the Access Groups don’t have quite the budget of the Special Schools, the costumes and floats are glorious, the drumming and dancing are magnificent and the performances of the highest caliber. There are over 200 Samba Schools in Rio de Janeiro and the Access Schools are among the best.Book your Carnival parade tickets to see the Access Group Samba School Carnival Parade. With your Carnival tickets, you have the option of booking a comfortable and safe transfer service to take you from a point in the Zona Sul (South Zone) to the Sambadrome, and back again once you've enjoyed a night of magic at the parades.Once at Rio’s famous Samba stadium you will be guided to your seating, ensuring you can easily find your location amidst the almost 80,000 fellow revelers. You will be seated in grand stands, behind the front boxes.These Sambadrome tickets allow you access to the most sought after parades of the Rio Carnival every year – the spectacular Access Group Samba School Carnival parades. Enjoy an exhilirating night filled with samba beats, extravagant costumes and dancing, and breathtaking floats, as you party in the grandstands all night long! When you decide to call it a night, your transfer service will be waiting outside either at 2am, or when the sun comes up and the last samba school has crossed the finishing line.Book your tickets to the Access Group Samba School Carnival Parade in Rio's Sambadrome! Experience the Rio de Janeiro's samba schools compete for glory from the sector of your choice. Book now, tickets for the Samba parades of the main competing schools sell out fast! Don’t miss out on this unforgettable experience in Rio!PARADE PROGRAMFriday 1st March 201922:00 UNIDOS DE BANGU22:45 - 22:55 IMPÉRIO DA TIJUCA23:30 - 23:50 ACADÊMICOS DO SOSSEGO00:15 - 00:45 UNIDOS DO PORTO DA PEDRA01:00 - 01:45 RENASCER DE JACAREPAGUÁ01:45 - 02:35 ESTACIO DE SASaturday 2n March 201922:00 ALEGRIA DA ZONA SUL22:45 - 22:55 ACADEMICOS DE SANTA CRUZ23:30 - 23:50 UNIDOS DO VIRADOURO00:15 - 00:45 ACADÊMICOS DA ROCINHA01:00 - 01:45 ACADÊMICOS DO CUBANGO01:45 - 02:35 INOCENTES DE BELFORD ROXO02:30 - 03:30 UNIDOS DE PADRE MIGUEL