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Belmont Park|3146 Mission Blvd, San Diego, CA | Map

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From the Organizer

Brazilian Day San Diego Celebrates 10 Years San Diego, CA July 13- The 10th Annual Brazilian Day San Diego, Fair and Parade is free to the public, and is the largest Brazilian Festival on the west coast. It will take place at Belmont Park in Mission Beach, just steps away from the boardwalk. This community festival brings the spirit of Brazil to the heart of San Diego, right next to the sand and surf. Over 150 vendors display activities, food, and entertainment the whole family can enjoy, including a kids’ zone with face painting and inflatables, and a beer garden for the adults. The main stage, will present non-stop entertainment throughout the day including Brazilian music, and rhythmic dance ensembles. The highlight of the fair is the parade, commencing at 3:00 pm. It’s inspired by the quintessential carnival parades that take place each year throughout the diverse regions of Brazil. The parade path will move around the perimeter of the festival with vibrant floats, extravagant costumes, and contagious rhythms. To commemorate ten years of Brazilian Day San Diego and what it represents, the theme for the 2017 parade is Peace, Love, Community, and Diversity. Brazilian Day San Diego is produced by Brazilian Institute for Arts and Culture, a 501 (c) (3) local non-profit organization. Its mission is to facilitate the education of Brazilian arts and culture for community enrichment, by providing educational programs and community festivals for all ages, promoting Brazilian dance, music, literature, folklore, traditions, capoeira, and the Portuguese language.