Dia de Sao Sebastiao

Date: January 20th
This festival commemorates the patron saint of the city. A procession carries his image from the Igreja de Sao Sebastiao dos Capuchinos in Tijuca to the Catedral Metropolitana. When it arrives at the Catedral it is blessed in a Mass celebrated by the archbishop of Rio de Janeiro.

More Festivals in Rio-de-Janeiro
Carnaval
Dia da Fundacao da Cidade
Dia de Independencia do Brasil
Dia de Sao Sebastiao
Festa da Penha
Festa da Sao Pedro do Mar