September 10, 2017 - annual Sunday afternoon parade, 2pm down Avenida Beira Mar Norte, music and dance parties.
January 20 - February 16, 2018 parades in Nego Quirido. Feb 15th biggest day. One of Brazil's biggest gay festivals: 40-50 thousand tourists join in; gay, lesbian and straight people mix it up with fun and frolics. Pop Gay at Tancredo Neves Square is a contest for drag queens performers, with live bands inspiring partying on almost every street corner through Ash Wednesday.
February 10, 2018 (TBC), 11pm SAT at Yacht Club/ CEP, R. Hyppólito do Valle Pereira, 620, Lagoa da Conceição, Florianópolis. Past Carnival parties have featured DJs Rafha Madrid, Aron, Rodolfo Bravat, Denis Ruiz, Bruno Pacheco, Chin, VanMüller, Leandro Baldi, and Felipe Suetam.