Events and Festivals in Ouro Preto


  • Brazilian Carnival: In recent years the festival has been gaining popularity in this historic town, with loudspeakers playing in the streets and revelers dancing much as they would do in other cities. Do not miss it on your vacation travel itinerary planner.


  •  Easter: Easter is special for the people of the city. They hang off flowers everywhere, and there are also processions.


  • Ouro Preto Winter Festival (Festival de Inverno de Ouro): Drawing almost 200,000 people to the city every year, this art festival focuses on performances - such as music, the visual arts, theater, Film - And also literature. 

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  • Hello Are the Easter Processions in Ouro Preto every day during the Holy week or only during the weekends? We would be there on Tuesday to Wednesday...

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    • Hi,

      The Easter Processions in Ouro Preto is magical. The Holy Week (or the Semana Santa) is celebrated from Palm Sunday until Resurrection Sunday where the entire town dresses itself in flowers.

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