Mar 1 to 5
Praça Tancredo Neves - Centro, Florianópolis - State of Santa Catarina, Brazil
The Florianópolis Gay Carnival or Floripa Gay Carnival is one of Brazil's biggest LGBT events, drawing 40,000 to 50,000 people. In addition to parades and street parties, there's a Pop Gay beauty contest for drag queens and transgender people and live bands at Tancredo Neves Square. Also included are festivities at the popular Deca's Bar on Mole Beach.