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Bay Area “Brazilian Day” Street Party

A full day of samba, capoeira, DJs and dancing in the streets
By - posted 9/1/2018 No Comment

Casa de Cultura in Berkeley once again throws a day-long party and ritual celebrating Brazilian Independence Day with an annual lavagem (blessing) and procession for world peace, live Brazilian music and DJs, dancing, food, drinks, and lots of folks dressed in white.

2018 Brazilian Day Party
Sunday, September 2, 2018 | 10 am to 7 pm
Casa de Cultura, 1901 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley
FREE, but donations are appreciated.

Come dressed in traditional white for this party.

The festivities unfold in Berkeley as a street party and feature a musical procession, capoeira and dance demonstrations, live music, Brazilian food and craft stands and a samba circle.

  • Street Procession/Lavagem
  • Two Stages: Main Stage (outdoor) & Brazilian Jazz Stage (indoor)
  • VIP/Camarote (NEW in 2018)
  • Beer & Caipirinha Garden
  • Kid’s Village

10 am – 11 am – Free Dance Classes
11 am – 7 pm – Music & Dance Performances
2 pm – Lavagem Procession