SPECIAL GROUP 
Sambadrome Parade Schedule 2017
On Special Group parade nights the Sambadrome fills to capacity with people and fans who have long-awaited the return of their favorite samba schools. This is the most prestigious league of Samba Schools - no wonder the atmosphere is so electrifying, wild and magical.

TIME February 26th, Sunday February 27th, Monday
22:00 PARAISO DO TUIUTI UNIAO DA ILHA
23:05 - 23:15 GRANDE RIO SAO CLEMENTE
00:10 - 00:30 IMPERATRIZ MOCIDADE
01:15 - 01:45 VILA ISABEL UNIDOS DA TIJUCA
02:20 - 03:00 SALGUEIRO PORTELA
03:25 - 04:15 BEIJA-FLOR MANGUEIRA

 

 

ACCESS GROUP
Sambadrome Parade Schedule 2017
Access Group Sambadrome Parades are equally breathtaking spectacles and are equally as impressive as Special Group parades. The crowds go wild as once again the Sambadrome is in full capacity. The Access Group Samba Schools give their best to prove that they are parading on the wrong night; that they belong in next year’s Special Group parades.

TIME February 24th, Friday February 25th, Saturday
22:00 ACADEMICOS DO SOSSEGO ACADEMICOS DA ROCINHA
22:45 - 22:55 ALEGRIA DA ZONA SUL ACADEMICOS DO CUBANGO
23:30 - 23:50 UNIDOS DO VIRADOURO INOCENTES DE BELFORD ROXO
00:15 - 00:45 IMPERIO DA TIJUCA IMPERIO SERRANO
01:00 - 01:40 UNIAO DO PARQUE CURICICA UNIDOS DE PADRE MIGUEL
01:45 - 02:35 ESTACIO DE SA RENASCER DE JACAREPAGUA
02:30 - 03:30 ACADEMICOS DE SANTA CRUZ UNIDOS DO PORTO DA PEDRA

 

CHAMPION'S (THE FINALS)
Sambadrome Parade Schedule 2017
The top six Samba Schools of the Special Group are invited back to the Sambadrome on Saturday for the Champion’s Parade. This parade is a favorite among cariocas (Rio de Janeiro locals). The Champion’s Parade is a night full of emotion and fun. This is the night where the creme de la creme of Rio de Janeiro’s Samba Schools march to become the champion.

TIME MARCH 4th, Saturday
22:00 SIXTH PLACE
23:05 - 23:22 FIFTH PLACE
00:10 - 00:44 FOURTH PLACE
01:15 - 02:06 THIRD PLACE
02:20 - 03:28 SECOND PLACE
03:25 - 04:50 CHAMPION OF THE CARNIVAL 2017

 

Seatings, front boxes (frisas) in the sambodromo 2017, Rio

Front boxes: located on the same level as the parade runway and are so close, you can feel the energy exuding from the marchers.

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Rio carnival discount on VIP tickets

VIP Space: grants access to decorated indoor suite, along with VIP services that include a buffet, an open bar, catering service and special events.

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Seatings, grandstands (arquibancadas) in the sambodromo 2017, RioGrandstands: offers magnificent views of the whole parade from above at the most affordable prices. Located at the top of each sector.

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