Brazilian Week Parade
- Times: From: 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
- From: September 3, 2017 to September 3, 2017
- Admission: Free
- Location: Newark Penn Station
- Address: 269 Ferry Street , End at Chambers Street, NJ 07105
The parade begins at Penn Station and Ferry Street, and goes along Ferry and ends at Niagara and Chambers Street which is Brazil Square to be named Saturday Sept. 2nd. On average, an audience of approximately 2,000 people participate in the parade, accompanied by passersby drums from samba schools, Samba dancers, Capoeiristas, Baianas, frevo dancers and many more, all dressed up in colorful costumes. Each wing of the parade brings some of the traditions from all regions of Brazil. In total, the audience present at the event (parade and spectators) are between 6 to 7 thousand people. In addition to the traditional sections of the various cultural groups involved, The Lavagem da Rua 46 in Newark will introduce floats adding a special touch to the parade, and the opportunity for sponsors to have more visibility. The Lavagem da Rua 46, even though was an event developed for the Brazilian community living in America, has been embraced by Americans since its first year, who became a part of this great celebration.