Brazilian Carnaval in 2023

The Brazilian Carnaval is a Latincouver celebration of Brazilian culture with live music and dancing at Vancouver’s Enso Event Centre on February 25th in 2023.


Vancouver’s Brazilian Carnaval in 2023

The Brazilian Carnaval is a one-day event showcasing Brazilian culture in Vancouver. It’s a night full of live music at an indoor venue at the edge of False Creek. A variety of artists hit the stage to perform lively rhythms of Samba, Funk, Frevo, Axe and Pagode. Featured artists and entertainers include ShotSambado, Samba Fusion, RDS and DJ Lu.

The event is hosted by Latincouver which is an organization that brings together Latin Americans and fans of the culture. Latincouver is also behind Carnaval del Sol in the summer and Latin American Heritage Month in the fall.


When and Where

In 2023 the Brazilian Carnaval takes place on Saturday, February 25th. Like an authentic Brazilian party, it’s a late night event! It starts at 10:00 pm and runs until the wee hours of the morning.

The event happens at the Enso Event Centre located at 750 Pacific Boulevard in the City of Vancouver. It’s between BC Place and False Creek, so just beside the Plaza of Nations parking lot.


Admission Prices

General admission prices range from $25 to $40 depending on when you buy your tickets. The earlier you purchase your tickets, the more money you save. Below are the rates (excluding online fees) as of specific dates in 2023.

  • Before January 25th – $25
  • Until January 31st – $30
  • Before February 25th – $35
  • On February 25th – $40

VIP tickets are also available for $50 each, regardless of when you buy them.


Samba Fusion Dancers


Brazilian Carnaval Featured Artists

There are four featured performers at the 2023 Brazilian Carnaval. They are ShotSambado, RDS, DJ Lu and Samba Fusion.

ShotSambado is a Brazilian band formed in Vancouver. They use traditional rhythms to bring joy to audiences, and they promise to do the same at the Brazilian Carnaval this year. RDS (Roda De Samba) is another group performing at the event. They are a group of eight Brazilian musicians who have been performing Samba circles together since 2022. Brazilian Carnaval also features DJ Lu who brings an innovative set and lots of energy to popular venues in town. Lastly, Samba Fusion is a dance group based in Vancouver. Known as the largest Samba group in the city, they’ll be sharing their passion on stage at Brazilian Carnaval.


Other Information

For more information about the event visit the Latincouver website.

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