In May, Paraty hosts a jazz festival, Half Marathon and Festa do Divino

With the resumption of the major open-air festivals, after a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, the 12th edition of the Bourbon Festival paraty (, taking place on May 20, 21 and 22; a free event to bring people together after this difficult period for everyone.

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This event takes place with the union of the Minister of Tourism of Paraty, together with the Paraty Convention & Visitors Bureau, which prepared a special program for the city in 2022 with the aim of warming up the local economy, taking advantage of the tourism sector, income, attracting businesses and democratizing culture.

O Bourbon Festival paraty, one of the country’s most important music festivals, bringing together big names in jazz, blues, R&B and soul from Brazil and the world. The program will run for three days, with free performances in the historic center and the special participation of guitarist John Pizzarelli, with his swing jazz from New York, and the participation of João Bosco’s voice and guitar.

Sporting events are also on the calendar with this resumption. For running enthusiasts, on May 22, the Paraty Half Marathon with running and walking from 3 to 21 km. Interested parties should register via the website.

Religious Holiday

May is also the month of the most important religious festival in Paraty, the Feast of the Divine Holy Spirit, a manifestation of Portuguese origin that celebrates the descent of the Holy Spirit on the apostles of Christ and always takes place 50 days after Easter. The ritual has been celebrated in various places in the country since the time of colonization, and in Paraty, the commemoration became a Brazilian Cultural Heritage, decreed by Iphan (Institute of National Historical and Artistic Heritage), and this year will see the participation of the singer Tony Garrido.

In June there is more music in the 1st Paraty Jazz & Blues Festival† The aim is to unite the new and old generation with this mix of rhythms with national and international talents.

In July it’s time to move the body with the 15° Festival of dancethat brings together dancers, artistic directors and choreographers from all over Brazil for an exchange of body movements in the city.


And did you know that Paraty has been chosen by Unesco to be part of the Network of Creative Cities, as City of Gastronomy? And one of the main highlights of this sector is the regional cachaça.

Traditionally, in the month of August, the 40th festival of Cachaça, culture and flavors of Paratywith various attractions, including tasting of local stills, gastronomy, lectures, workshops, concerts and lots of music.

Paraty’s 20th International Literature Fair will take place in November Disclosure


In the second semester, from 23 to 27 November, 20th Paraty International Literature Fairthe famous FLIP, which will celebrate not only its 20th anniversary in 2022, but also the 100th anniversary of the 1922 Modern Art Week and also the 200th anniversary of Brazil’s independence.

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20 a 22 – Bourbon Festival paraty

22 – Paraty Half Marathon

May 27 to June 5 – Feast of the Holy Spirit


4 to 13 – Feast of Santa Cruz – Graúna

10 to 12 – 1st Paraty Jazz & Blues Festival

16 – Corpus Christi

17 a 19 – Festival shrimp

17 to 26 – Feast of Saint John the Baptist (Pantanal/Ponte Branca)

19 – Real MTB

21 to 24 – Feast of John the Baptist (Jabaquara)

24 to 26 – 1º Festival from Redneck Music

July 24 to 3 – Feast of St. Peter and St. Paul


2 – Swim run Brazil

02 and 03 – Cine Estrela

7th to 10th – 15th Dance of Paraty

8 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Santa Rita Festival

15 to 24 – Feast of São Cristóvão (Praia Grande)

21 one 21 – Festival Winter (sleeping beach)

26 – Feast of Saint Joaquim and Santana (Cabral)

29 to 7 – 1 August Festival Fish with Banana

30 and 31 – Aquaman Brave Paraty


3rd to 6th – Senhor Bom Jesus Party (Campinho)

5 to 7 – 7º Festival from Tarituba Music

6- Day of the Caiçara de Paraty

12 to 21 – Feast of Our Lady of Penha (Penha)

12 to 21 – Feast of São Roque (São Roque)

13- Macela Stone Challenge

18 to 21 – 40º Festival from Cachaça, culture and flavors of Paraty

24 to 28 – 13th International Watercolorists Meeting of Paraty

September 30 to 8 – Feast of Our Lady of Remedies


3 and 4 – Xterra 2022

15th to 18th – 1st Fisheries and Sea Business Fair

16 to 25 – Feast of Our Lady of Remedies (Corumbé)

18 – Feast of Santa Cruz (Mamanguá)

21st to 25th – 18th Paraty in focus

21 to 25 – 9th FAP – Festival from Aves de Paraty

October 27 to 1 – Feast of São Vicente (Sertão do Taquari)


1 to 4 – Feast of Saint Francis of Assisi (Chácara da Saudade)

3 to 12 – Feast of Our Lady Aparecida (Mangueira)

7 to 9 – 4º Festival Gastro-creative from Paraty

7 to 16 – Feast of Santa Cruz (Várzea do Corumbé)

14 to 16 – 1st Paraty Moto Brasil

16 – The Serra do Mar . to cross

21 to 23 – 1st Paraty Artesan Beer

November 27 to 6 – Feast of Our Lady of Penha (Taquari)

28 and 29 – Ideas Workshop


1 to 30 – AWA – Festival Sesc da Cultura Negra

11 to 20 – Feast of Saint Benedict and Our Lady of the Rosary

18 to 20 – 22nd gathering of black culture

23 to 27 – 20th FLIP – Paraty International Literary Festival

24 to 27 – Feast of Our Lady of Grace (heritage)

27 – Christmas light and music overture

December 28 to 8 – Feast of Our Lady of the Conception (Barra Grande)


4 – Ecological paddling

9 to 11 – 1º Festival of sacred music

9 to 12 – Feast of Our Lady of the Conception (Paraty Mirim)

10 – Celebration of the Bible Day

10 and 11 – Paraty Trail Run

25 – Natal

31 – New Year’s Eve


With just over 44,000 inhabitants, the city is located in the southern part of Rio de Janeiro, on the Costa Verde, close to the municipalities of Angra dos Reis, Cunha and Ubatuba, in the separation between the states of São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro.

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