Festa da Ribeira is celebrated on the first Monday after Festa do Bonfim. It is considered by many historians to be the continuation of the Bonfim’s festival & by many others it is seen as a pre-carnival celebration.
Ribeira is an old neighborhood in the Lower city of Salvador. It is well known because of the famous Sorveteria da Ribeira / Ribeira Ice Cream Store. Also known for its beautiful sunsets, beaches, its many restaurants & bars.