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New Year's Eve 2014 in Rio de Janeiro
Rio de Janeiro Travel Guide
Photo courtesy of Riotur.

Dec.14, 2014

New Year's Eve is Rio de Janeiro's second most popular holiday. Like Carnival, New Year's Eve (or Réveillon) requires advance planning and August is a great time to get started, as that is when several hotels release their New Year's packages.

Copacabana leads the festivities in Rio with fabulous fireworks displays and shows. Over 2 million people crowd the beach for the celebration, which this year will be themed after the animated movie Rio 2. Read about New Year's Eve 2014 in Copacabana.

New Year's Eve 2014 Parties in Rio de Janeiro

You can ring in 2014 for free on the beach, but for great food, dancing with beautiful people (and perhaps breakfast), choose one of the New Year's Eve parties held at Rio de Janeiro hotels, lounges and other venues. Some Réveillon parties, such as the one at the Copacabana Palace or the Museum of Modern Art, are held every year. Here are some of the top parties:

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