Oktoberfest is back to Vila Vita and starts this Thursday
Sep20

Oktoberfest is back to Vila Vita and starts this Thursday

Live music, Bavarian delicacies and good beer await you at the Biergarten celebration – September 20, 2023 The annual Oktoberfest, organised by the Vila Vita Resort, is back this September to the resort’s genuine German beer garden in Porches. The event will take place between September 21 and October 8, at the Biergarten – a typical German food restaurant with authentic touches, including long benches and murals featuring scenes from...

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Lagos welcomes 3rd edition of the International Contemporary Circus EmRaizArt
Sep20

Lagos welcomes 3rd edition of the International Contemporary Circus EmRaizArt

The International Contemporary Circus EmRaizArt promises to delight kids and adults alike this October – September 20, 2023 Following the success of previous editions, the 3rd edition of the EmRaizArt Circus will be held for four days for school groups (free) and for the general public on the weekend of October 14 and 15. EmRaizArt Festival takes place in the idyllic cork oak forest of Cotifo, Quinta Velha, Lagos, bringing...

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Arrebita Street Food Festival brings 24 top chefs to Portimão this weekend
Sep14

Arrebita Street Food Festival brings 24 top chefs to Portimão this weekend

The Food Festival will feature an impressive lineup of 24 top chefs, each revealing their culinary secrets with show-cooking experiences – September 14, 2023 Taking place this weekend (Saturday and Sunday) at Alameda Praça da República, the Arrebita food festival will invite 24 renowned chefs to prepare a variety of delicious dishes for €6.50 each. “There is no love like the first, and how we missed Portimão, the city that gave birth...

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Lagoa Jazz Fest’2023 starts this weekend
Jul18

Lagoa Jazz Fest’2023 starts this weekend

The Lagoa Jazz Fest’2023 takes place in Estômbar’s Sítio das Fontes Municipal Park, between July 21-23 – July 18, 2023 From July 21 to 23, jazz nights are back to Lagoa, with the Lagoa Jazz Fest, now in its 18th edition, taking place at the Sítio das Fontes Park in Estômbar. This year’s special guests include Camille Bertault, recognised by Vanity Fair as the ”new voice of jazz” and by Le Figaro as a “daring talent”. She comes...

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Silves Beer Fest starts this July 12 and brings together over 70 types of beer
Jul07

Silves Beer Fest starts this July 12 and brings together over 70 types of beer

A variety of Portuguese brands and craft beers will be served at Praça Al-Mutamid – July 7, 2023 Taking place between July 12 and 16, the event will feature food trucks, handicraft stalls and live entertainment including performances by Tatiana Pinto, 5EX Band, Emanuel Martins & Tânia, Ally Winehouse (Amy Winehouse tribute), Naomi & The Raposeira Dub Collective, Xico Barata and several DJs. July 12 | Tatiana Pinto (Fado) and...

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Lota Cool Market returns to Portimão’s Riverside this July 5, with Crafts, Street Food, and Live Music
Jul04

Lota Cool Market returns to Portimão’s Riverside this July 5, with Crafts, Street Food, and Live Music

The summer season brings the anticipated 8th edition of the “Coolest Market in the South” – July 4, 2023 Portimão marks the beginning of summer with the riverside “Lota Cool Market” event, taking place between July 5-9 from 6pm to 1am, focusing on environmental awareness under the “Blue Fever” theme. This year’s Lota Cool Market will be “bigger and more dynamic” with the addition of the “Young Cool...

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Great Success: This year’s Lagoa Wine Show hosted over 6,000 wine tastings
Jun19

Great Success: This year’s Lagoa Wine Show hosted over 6,000 wine tastings

Another successful ‘Lagoa Wine Show’ brought together 20 winemakers from Portugal and the Algarve – June 19, 2023 This year’s Lagoa Wine Show, held between June 7 and 10, attracted thousands of wine lovers to Lagoa and was hailed as another success by Lagoa’s council. A total of 6,000 wine tastings were held over the weekend, with 20 winemakers from Portugal and the Algarve. In addition to show cooking and live...

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Monchique’s Food Festival “Vamos à Vila” starts this May 27
May26

Monchique’s Food Festival “Vamos à Vila” starts this May 27

Handicrafts, local foods, demonstrations, workshops, and musical performances to celebrate the local traditions – May 26, 2023 Located on the Algarve hills, the idyllic town of Monchique is hosting the second edition of the local food festival “Vamos à Vila” this Saturday, May 27, from 11am to 11pm, and Sunday, May 28, from 11am to 9.30pm. “Vamos à Vila” will feature handicrafts, local foods, demonstrations, workshops, and...

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Lagoa welcomes 4th Piano Festival with four different concerts this May
May04

Lagoa welcomes 4th Piano Festival with four different concerts this May

This year’s edition brings together solo piano, jazz piano, four-hand piano and orchestra – May 4, 2023 Starting this May 7th, the 4th edition of the Lagoa Piano Festival comes to four different Lagoa boroughs. The festival, organised by Artis XXI – Associação de Educação Artística de Lagoa, will take place each Sunday at 6.30pm throughout this month. This year’s theme will be about reflecting on the piano in its various...

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Monchique celebrates its local heritage and producers with new event
Mar03

Monchique celebrates its local heritage and producers with new event

Monchique City Council reveals its annual events calendar with innovative concepts – March 3, 2023 The new 2023 Programme focuses on preserving the council’s heritage, supporting local products and offering rural experiences On May 27 and 28, “Vamos à vila” (Let’s go to town) will be the town’s first event. The initiative is a new concept, which will incorporate the famous Feira dos Enchidos (Sausage Fair), typically held in March....

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