Sala São Paulo is arguably the symphonic pulse of the city. Breathing new life into the historic Sorocaban Railway Station, the magnificent establishment is one of the leading entertainment venues in Brazil. Christiano Stockler das Neves is the architectural force behind the majestic 1925 structure that illustrates the Louis XVI neoclassical design style. It encompasses several rooms, namely Estação das Artes, Salao dos Arcos, Salao Nobre and Sala Camargo Guarnieri - each retaining its own character. With state-of-the-art acoustics, intimate lighting, an adjustable ceiling and a capacity of over 1500, the hall plays host to a myriad of concerts and cultural events. In addition, the opulent setting is the seat of the São Paulo Symphony Orchestra.
The Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil is located in the heart of the city at the corner of Quitanda street. The building was bought by the Bank of Brazil which has another cultural centre such as this is at Rio De Janeiro. Some elements of the original architecture of the building have been retained but the five storeyed building is registered with the Archaeological Heritage Protection and Tourism of São Paulo. The centre houses restaurants, auditoriums and classrooms. In areas such as literature, cinema, dance etc the cultural center holds programmes for the development of the people.
SESC Pinheiros is a huge sport and cultural center that is the perfect venue for a wide variety of events.It comprises a theater, auditorium, exhibition space and several other smaller halls for workshops and other events. Besides this, SESC Pinheiros also has a recreational facilities for one and all. Check website for further details.
Started off to promote and enhance culture and art, the SESC at Avenida Paulista was inaugurated in 1978 and has an expansive land area. This facility has a library, a restaurant, a reading room, two gymnastic rooms, an auditorium, rest rooms as well as large gathering space. The SESC at Avenida Paulista is used for cultural and sports events, workshops and many other recreational activities. This venue is also rented out for private functions. Please check website for further details.
Espaço das Américas is one of the most prominent venues in town. It is located in the core of the city of Sao Paolo making it easy to access and convenient. This spacious entertainment center is equipped with modern lighting and sound equipment, thereby ensuring a hassle-free event. With a capacity to accommodate 8000 spectators, it hosts a variety of events ranging from concerts, dance shows, gala dinners, receptions, corporate functions and so forth. They also offer catering services and design a delicious menu that's cusomized to your event.
An iconic business and trade fair venue, Pavilhão de Exposições, at Anhembi Parque has been home to some of the biggest events in the city. Divided into many sections, this venue has state-of-the-art facilities and is capable of hosting multiple events at one go. An impressive section of this venue is the Portal Monumental, which offers panoramic views of the park, and also has numerous event spaces.
The Jockey Club of São Paulo is one of the largest venue in the city to see a show, with sprawling dimensions, it appears as if it can contain the entire city. From Saturday to Monday, the horses and jockeys take center stage with the race track. However, the club also is very popular for weddings and private events as well as hosting concerts from some of the most famous names in music. Everything under the sun can be found here as far as entertainment is concerned, other events include, car racing, the ever popular soccer and a place for diplomats and candidates to meet and campaign. Its location is a little outside of the city, but no matter what, any event that you see there is worth the trip.
SESC Interlagos is a grandiose space that caters to all kinds of events. SESC Interlagos has been divided into several smaller sections comprising recreational spaces, convention centers, exhibition halls and concert venues. This massive complex also has an aquatic park, three football fields, two tennis courts, a sand ground and a club house that is equipped with a game room and other facilities for sport buffs. For its corporate clientele, the venue has a convention-cum-training room, where they can hold meetings, conferences and other business events. SESC Interlagos also has a theater with a seating capacity of 330 and an exhibition hall for art enthusiasts. With so many on-site venues, SESC Interlagos is an obvious choice for most of the events hosted in the city. Check website for further details.
Viga Espaço Cênico is a vibrant cultural center in the city. It plays host to an array of cultural events and activities including theater, dance, concerts and visual arts. They rent out various spaces to theater groups and other organizations. With an eclectic program of events throughout the year, the space is a great platform for upcoming local talent.