Silves Beer Fest begins July 17 with top beer selections from Portugal
Jul12

Silves Beer Fest begins July 17 with top beer selections from Portugal

Enjoy a variety of craft brews, live music, and regional cuisine – July 12, 2024 Photo Silves Beer Fest It’s almost time for the Silves Beer Fest, taking place between July 17 (Wednesday) and July 21 (Sunday), at Praça Al-Mutamid, where music, entertainment, local products, handicrafts, and gastronomy will be on offer. Starting at 6pm and until 1am, the Silves Beer Fest is a great place to drink cold beer, enjoy live music, dance and...

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Sardines Festival returns to Portimão’s riverside this July 30
Jul12

Sardines Festival returns to Portimão’s riverside this July 30

Famous gastronomic festival will bring musical performances by Aurea, Sara Correia, Anjos, Richie Campbell, Marisa Liz, Delfins and much more – July 12, 2024 Portimão’s famous Sardine Festival, taking place between July 30 and August 4, brings back the festive atmosphere of the traditional sardinhada, which promises to tickle the appetites of all visitors. As always, the grills are back in operation and will be filling the riverside...

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Portimão’s Zona Ribeirinha welcomes back the Lota Cool Market this July 24
Jul12

Portimão’s Zona Ribeirinha welcomes back the Lota Cool Market this July 24

This year’s theme celebrates the 100th anniversary of Portimão’s city status – July 12, 2024 | Photos Lota Cool Market Portimão’s Old Lota area in the Zona Ribieirnha, near the riverside, and Jardim Visconde Bivar will be transformed into a place of pure entertainment and fun from July 24 to July 28.   The event will bring live music and incredible DJs, as well as delicious, exotic and international foods, with many...

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Explore all kinds of street food at the Lagos Food Fest until July 14
Jul11

Explore all kinds of street food at the Lagos Food Fest until July 14

There will be many different food and drink options as well as music throughout the four days – July 11, 2024 | Photos Lagos Food Fest Lagos’s Jardim da Constituição welcomes another edition of the Lagos Food Fest, between July 11 (Thursday) and 14 (Sunday). The yearly festival has become a Lagos summer staple, featuring some of Portugal’s most original food trucks with the best street food in the country. There will be also a lot of...

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Beauty and glamour: Ellise is the visionary behind Almadena’s newest beauty salon
Jul11

Beauty and glamour: Ellise is the visionary behind Almadena’s newest beauty salon

Ells Beauty Suite “is more than just a salon, it’s a celebration of self-love, self-care, and empowerment” – July 11, 2024 | Text Beatriz Maio The young entrepreneur Ellise Bromfield brought innovation and freshness to the village of Almadena, in the western Algarve, with her brand-new salon. Ells Beauty Suite offers a range of services from facials, and lashes to waxing and massages as well as different manicure and pedicure options....

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At Lita’s Concept Store, you will find art pieces, fashion items, and décor inspirations from all over the world 
Jul11

At Lita’s Concept Store, you will find art pieces, fashion items, and décor inspirations from all over the world 

An exciting new space in Lagos brings Lita Santos’s singular taste to a shop filled with life, joy, and creativity – July 11, 2024 A new and unique space in Lagos, Lita Santos brings her singular taste to a shop full of life, joy, and creativity – exactly as she is. Located at the entrance of the city, the Concept Store is a true reflection of her background and tastes. The charm of this unique space lies in its ever-changing...

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First stone laid at Portimão’s Nova Vila Retail Park
Jul11

First stone laid at Portimão’s Nova Vila Retail Park

Rise like a phoenix: New retail park being built on the same plot of land as the previous retail park that was destroyed by a fire in 2012 – July 11, 2024 | Text Michael Bruxo Construction of Portimão’s Nova Vila Retail Park started on June 4 with a symbolic ceremony to lay the first stone, organised by Belgian developer Mitiska REIM. The new retail park is being built on the same plot of land as the previous retail park that was...

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Lagos welcomes the Arte Doce Fair with major concert headliners, starting this July 24
Jul10

Lagos welcomes the Arte Doce Fair with major concert headliners, starting this July 24

This summer’s sweetest event will have a variety of regional sweets, typical Algarve products, gastronomic demonstrations, and concerts by Expensive Soul, Fernando Daniel, Hybrid Theory (Linkin Park Tribute), Plutónio and Luís Trigacheiro – July 10, 2024 Photo Câmara Municipal de Lagos Calling all sweets lovers – Lagos will host its popular Arte Doce sweets competition between July 24 and 28, boasting a variety of regional sweets,...

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Lagoa Jazz Fest starts this July 19, with top jazz performances
Jul09

Lagoa Jazz Fest starts this July 19, with top jazz performances

Three-day festival brings together national and international jazz musicians to Lagoa’s Sítio das Fontes Park – July 9, 2024 The famous natural park Sítio das Fontes, in Estômbar, will once again set the stage for another edition of the Lagoa Jazz Fest, a festival which started in 2003 and continues to bring many exciting jazz performances for music lovers to enjoy by the riverside. Over 250 musicians have already performed at the...

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Ferragudo Beach mural pays homage to surfers and bodyboarders
Jul08

Ferragudo Beach mural pays homage to surfers and bodyboarders

A fitting tribute by local artist Isa Neuparth – July 8, 2024 | Text Michael Bruxo Ferragudo breakwater, a popular spot for surfers and body-boarders, has been revitalised with a new 26-metre-long street art mural, following a series of vandalism incidents. The breakwater and its beach, known as Praia do Molhe, are known for boasting waves which are “unique in the western Algarve”, attracting scores of surfers and bodyboarders...

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