Portimão hosts series of exciting sports events this month
Apr12

Portimão hosts series of exciting sports events this month

A variety of sports events will take place this month throughout the municipality of Portimão, including skateboarding, motorsports, pétanque, athletics, kayak, surf, underwater fishing, and more – April 12, 2024 April 12-14 This weekend, the riverside area of Portimão will host an official stage of the Liga Pro Skate LPS skateboard championship. Praia da Rocha will also be the centrepiece of the Arade Classic, with surf,...

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Portimão’s [Cal-Day-Rah-Dah] interactive mural mixes food, art and culture
Apr08

Portimão’s [Cal-Day-Rah-Dah] interactive mural mixes food, art and culture

A project inviting visitors to “explore the city and discover all the hidden fish”, inspired by the traditional fish stew “caldeirada” – April 8, 2024 | Text Alexandra Stilwell | Photos @Natty_Peach / Natty Peach Following the success of last year’s Março Jovem initiative, MODO Association will continue to paint its [Cal-Day-Rah-Dah] – the phonetic pronunciation of “caldeirada”, the traditional Algarve fish stew – interactive mural....

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Portimão’s Historic Centre welcomes New Art Gallery by Algarve Artist Meinke Flesseman
Apr10

Portimão’s Historic Centre welcomes New Art Gallery by Algarve Artist Meinke Flesseman

Dutch-Born Algarve Artist Meinke Flesseman has started a new project in an old building which is being completely renovated – April 10, 2023 The idea to purchase the building and open her own gallery came to Meinke from the desire to create her own artistic space. “I fell in love with this place,” Meinke said. “It was big, and spooky, and had all the space that I wanted. My imagination ran wild.” The gallery opened in December last,...

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MotoGP 2023 Starts in Portimão this weekend
Mar23

MotoGP 2023 Starts in Portimão this weekend

The MotoGP season opening will take place at the Algarve International Racetrack – March 23, 2023 Portimão’s Racetrack is gearing up to host the first race of the 2023 MotoGP season on Portuguese soil, promising a spectacular event starting this Friday, March 24. The much-anticipated MotoGP season will have 21 stages, scheduled to take place throughout the year. Fans can look forward to a jam-packed programme of activities for all...

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Taste some Top Wines and Craft Beers with the Algarve no Copo Event
Aug19

Taste some Top Wines and Craft Beers with the Algarve no Copo Event

Portimão welcomes Algarve no Copo Wine Event this August 25-28 – August 19, 2022 Portimão is hosting regional producers with their top beverages to promote regional drinks. Held in the city’s 1º de Dezembro garden, “Algarve no Copo” will allow visitors to taste some of the region’s most famed beverages and new creations, including wines, liqueurs, craft beers and juices. Sponsored by Vinhos do Algarve and the Algarve Tourism Board,...

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The “coolest market in the South” starts this Thursday in Portimão
Jul20

The “coolest market in the South” starts this Thursday in Portimão

Lota Cool Market brings together not only local bands, but also craftspeople, local businesses, food trucks, designers, and artists from a variety of backgrounds – July 20, 2022 This month marks the return of the Lota Cool Market – the “coolest market in the south of Portugal” – to Portimão (Zona Ribeirinha) between July 21 and 24. Taking place from 6pm to 1am inside and around the renovated riverside Lota building, the event will...

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International dance-music Festival ‘Secret Project’ comes to Portimão this weekend
Jun15

International dance-music Festival ‘Secret Project’ comes to Portimão this weekend

Praia da Rocha beach in Portimão will take centre stage this weekend with the coming American Festival ‘Secret Project’, featuring some of the most renowned dance-music artists in the world – June 15, 2022 The Algarve is entering summer in full swing, promising a set of different events for everyone. While Carvoeiro will be hosting the Black and White Summer Party, Portimão is preparing for its own beach party – the Secret...

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Portimão welcomes 22nd edition of the Algarve’s leading Photography Race
Apr27

Portimão welcomes 22nd edition of the Algarve’s leading Photography Race

The 22nd edition of Portimão’s Photography Race happens this May – April 27, 2022 This 22nd edition of the Photography Race in the Algarve marks the return of the pre-Covid format of the competition whilst maintaining the online format introduced two years ago. The traditional competition created by the municipality of Portimão is considered to be one of the most important competitions of the kind south of the Tejo River, in...

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Easter Concerto by the Algarve Symphonic Orchestra and violinist João Pedro Cunha
Apr11

Easter Concerto by the Algarve Symphonic Orchestra and violinist João Pedro Cunha

Portimão’s TEMPO Theatre features an Easter Concerto by the Algarve Symphonic Orchestra this April 16 – April 11, 2022 This April 16, enjoy an Easter Concert by the Algarve Symphonic Orchestra (Orquestra Sinfónica do Algarve), taking place at the Portimão’s TEMPO theatre at 7pm. The Algarve Symphonic Orchestra is a recent project, whose debut concert took place in October 2021. The concert’s programme will be focusing on various...

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International Dance Festival happens this March 26
Mar25

International Dance Festival happens this March 26

The International Dance Festival happens this Saturday, March 26 at the Portimão Arena – March 25, 2022 Academia Dança Mais will once again hold the Portimão International Dance Festival in partnership with Portugal Dance Academy and this year, included in the March Jovem programme. This event will bring to the city of Portimão dancers, teachers and juries from north to south of the country, with the presence of...

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