The traditional New Year’s Eve celebration in São Luís is marked by a lively event that energizes the city with attractions for every taste and plenty of options along the coastline.
On Avenida Litorânea, the New Year’s Eve festivities kick off in the afternoon with DJ performances and shows by local and national artists, leading the countdown to the arrival of the new year.
In addition to the shows, the turn of the year in the capital of Maranhão also features a fireworks display, spread across four points in the city. One at Praça do Pescador (São Marcos Beach), another next to the serpent monument (Lagoa da Jansen), one behind the New Year’s Eve show stage, and one in the Ponta d’Areia region. In total, there are 5 minutes of silent fireworks.
Many bars on the beaches of São Luís organize private parties, as do hotels, inns, and entertainment companies taking advantage of this moment to host events catering to diverse audiences. Meanwhile, at Praia do Olho d’Água, various groups from Afro-Brazilian religions gather to bid farewell to the old year and welcome the approaching new year. Bursting with music and culture in an atmosphere of contagious joy, here you will celebrate the New Year’s Eve in grand style.