While Tuesdays are scheduled for live concerts, Wednesdays for Rocks Off, Thursday are for Jazz Concerts and Friday nights are for pub-hopping; a holiday in Sao Paulo is sure to convert you into a hardcore party animal if you aren’t one already. On May 12th, visit the Feira Kantuta fair, a celebration of Bolivian and Peruvian food and dance along with the flower Kantuta which shares its colors with the country’s flag. The Ferinha Gastronomica held every Sunday is another fair especially for foodies; with 20 stalls of locally cooked food, this is your best chance to taste and discover the local cuisine. The Sao Vito festival honoring Saint Vito is to be celebrated from May 18th to 26th; this is two weekends of good Italian food with fine music and dancing.
On 30th May, the Corpus Christi Festival is celebrated with a grand procession on streets lined with colored wood shavings and roads that are specially decorated for this festival. The Sao Paulo Gay Pride Parade is scheduled for June 2nd, 2013; with strength of over 4 million people, this parade for the LGBT population is sure to astound you. On 9th July, the entire state of Sao Paulo takes a day off for the Revolucao Constitucianalista, a day that remembers its constitutionalist revolution.