Experience Rio Carnival in Mt Gravatt

Rio de Janeiro or simply Rio is one of the top tourist destinations included in the bucket list of any person driven by wanderlust. The city is pulsating with energy, particularly during Rio Carnival time.

Who could say no to the company of bronzed samba dancers in colourful costumes, the exhilarating beat of Brazilian music played in the streets, and the throngs of people ready to party all night?


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Fortunately for Brissy, people won’t need to travel more than 12,964 kilometres to Rio de Janeiro to experience the world famous Carnival! Mt Gravatt Showgrounds will have its very own Circus Rio from the 1st to the 11th of March.

Circus Rio is an occasion themed around Rio de Janeiro’s famous Carnival. From the colourful Brazilian costumes to samba dancing, the event will transport people right to the party capital of Brazil. There will be tightrope walkers and aerialists who will perform heart-stopping antics, dangling from the ceiling whilst riding their FMX bikes.

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Aside from partying and merry-making, the night promises to be action-packed as well, with a Capoeira exhibition fight. Capoeira is a Brazilian form of martial arts.

The Circus Rio will run until the 11th of March in Mt Gravatt and then will run again in Capalaba from the 16th to 25th.

To find out more about the Circus Rio, please click here.