February - Diamantina has one of the best carnivals of Minas Gerais state.
March - 6th of march is the birthday of Diamantina.
April - Holy week.
May - Divino's Party and Corpus Christi.
July - Winter Festival by Federal University of Minas Gerais.
August - Bom Jesus e N. Sra. das Mercês religious parties.
September - 12th Seresta Day and birthday of Jucelino Kubitschek.
October - N. Sra. do Rosário religious party. The sound of drums and colorful ribbons take the streets.
December - New Year's evee and UFVJM prom.
Local Farmers and Artisans Fair - Every Saturdays in the old market (Mercado Velho).
Vesperata - Occurs in some Saturdays during the year. Music exhibition where the musicians are scattered among the houses of the Quitanda street .