Come on out and enjoy the 26th Annual Brazilian Day Festival on Sunday, September 4 at 43rd and 6th! With a huge bevy of ethnic foods, arts, crafts, jewelry, antiques and other offerings there will be this grand ‘carnival’. The event is celebrating its 27th anniversary, with the Lavagem da Rua 46 on Saturday September 3, and Brazilian Day on Sunday, September 4, at 46th Street, also known as Little Brazil, and 6th Avenue, near Times Square. Presently the event takes over 25 blocks surrounding Little Brazil. The festival began to celebrate Brazil’s Independence Day. Since 1984, that small celebration has only grown, up to the point of attracting over1.5 million people in 2010, according to official information from NYPD.
Main stage at 43th Street and 6th Avenue
Second stage 46th Street between 5th and Madison