February: Amazonas Carnival: Samba schools parade at the "sambódromo" in the Convention Center and "Carnaboi"
April: Amazonas Opera Festival
May: Ponta Negra´s Music Festival
June: Amazonas Folklore Festival - Bumbá Meu Boi or Boi Bumbá is a popular regional festival which takes place annually in North and Northeast Brazil in Parintins, state of Amazonas. It tells the story of the death and resurrection of an ox. This event also pits the two famous Samba School "Caprichoso" with the colors blue and black bull and "Garantido" with the red colors and white bull. Each side tries to tell their version of the story with music, dance, animatronics float (parade) and songs. The two sides are so strongly divided that streets can be clearly viewed with their opposing colors. The town of Parintins is the only place in the world where Coca-Cola ads are in blue.
June 29: São Pedro Fluvial Procession
September 5: The elevation of Amazonas a Brazilian province category.
October 24: Anniversary of Manaus
December 31: Ponta Negra´s New Year’s Eve Party
January 01 – New Year’s Day
February – Carnival
March – Good Friday
March – Easter Day
April 21 – “Tiradentes” Day
May 01 – Labor Day
June – Corpus Christi
September 7 – Independence Day
October 12 – Our Lady Aparecida, Patron Saint of Brazil
November 2 – All Souls Day/Remembrance Day
November 15 – Proclamation of the Republic
December 24 – Christmas Eve
December 25 – Christmas Day
December 31 – New Year’s Eve
Brazil’s biggest holidays are New Year’s and Carnival.