New Year's Eve! where Rio & Copacabana beach are famous worldwide for it's amazing celebration & fireworks display. In Brazil, people mostly wear white clothes on the Eve. This makes Brazil look snowy white!
Copacabana beach is the site of massive fireworks display at midnight.
Samba , music are enjoyed by everyone, welcoming the new year!
1) Go with little or nothing in your pockets ( beach is overcrowded so to avoid pick pocketing.
2) To avoid the post midnight hassle is to arrange for a taxi or car to wait for you at a specific location & time.