New Year in Florianópolis: find out what the New Year's Eve celebration will be like in the capital of Santa Catarina in 2020/21
Florianopolis is known for being one of the most popular destinations for tourists at the end of the year. With beautiful beaches, the capital of Santa Catarina holds a traditional fireworks display around its postcard, the Hercílio Luz bridge. In addition, thousands of people gather at Beira-Mar Norte to enjoy the light show.
This year 2020, however, due to the pandemic of the new coronavirus and the increase in the number of cases in recent weeks, the celebration will be different. Find out what will change in the new year 2020/2021 in Florianópolis.
New Year 2021 in Florianópolis: party canceled
THE Florianopolis City Hall canceled the fireworks display in the city in October. Therefore, on New Year's Eve 2021, there will be no light show like in previous years. The cancellation was carried out as a measure to avoid crowds on the beaches and also not to encourage people to leave their homes.
The money that would be destined for the fireworks show will be reverted to a project to support micro-entrepreneurs and micro-enterprises, an action to help people who have lost their jobs and need to relocate themselves in the market, in addition to stimulating employment in the tourism sector, one of the most affected. . To get an idea of the amount allocated to this project, the expenses with the fireworks show in 2019 cost R$ 1.4 million.
However, private fireworks are allowed in the city, as long as they comply with current health regulations.
New Year 2020 in Florianópolis: sanitary barriers on the beaches
To contain and avoid the agglomeration of tourists, the city of Florianópolis also informed that it will carry out inspections in sanitary barriers and screening of tourists. At this time of year the destination is very popular for its beaches and the intention is to avoid agglomerations.
In addition, a restriction on the movement of visitors in public and private spaces was established by the city hall, from midnight to 5 am. So that the population and tourists can follow the number of cases in the capital of Santa Catarina, the city hall created a hotsite, the “covidometer”, where it is possible to follow updated statistics. To access, Click here.
as in Florianopolis, other destinations known for their New Year's Eve parties in the state of Santa Catarina, such as Balneário Camboriú, Blumenau and Joinville also had their New Year's Eve parties cancelled.
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