The 2019 Copa America will be held in Brazil from Friday, June 14 through Sunday, July 7. Teams from 12 South American countries as well Japan and Qatar's national teams will participate in the tournament, with matches being held in Rio de Janeiro (Estádio do Maracanã), Sao Paulo (Estádio do Morumbi and Arena Corinthians), Belo Horizonte (Estádio Mineirão), Porto Alegre (Arena do Grêmio), and Salvador (Itaipava Arena Fonte Nova). A full schedule of the matches and events can be found on the Copa America website. Heightened security measures are expected in the host cities, particularly near the stadiums, throughout the tournament. Crowded conditions and an increased demand for accommodations and transportation services are also likely.
Travelers in the abovementioned cities are advised to remain vigilant, expect crowded conditions (increased demand for hotels, etc.), report all suspicious objects and behavior to authorities, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.
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