Summer Festivals Algarve

Festivals Algarve

Algarve Summer Festivals 2018

Summer in the Algarve is coming up, together with many, many festivals Algarve.

Algarve Housing made a list for you, so you will not miss any festival in the Algarve summer 2018.  Together with a nice villa in the Algarve, and your holiday in Portugal is complete!

14 June the Worldcup Football 2018 start! Portugal won 2 years ago the European Cup, that was a big street party! What will happen this year? Ronaldo and his team are playing their first game on Friday 15 June 18 pm against Spain, I think they need support!


16 June

Carvoeiro Black and White party

party Carvoeiro

Entry: Free

Start: 8 pm till late

Several music stages and street entertainment through the streets of Carvoeiro. Dress code: black and white. Nice open air festival Algarve!

22/24 June

Lagoa Jazz, Fontes das Estombar

This open-air festival Algarve takes place at the incredibly scenic Fontes de Estombar – the stage background is the Arade river winding its way through the countryside. 3 days of top jazz in a fabulous location Portugal.

28/30 June

Loule, Festival MED

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Festival MED is one of the biggest festivals of the Algarve.  Dozens of bands, international musicians and street performances can be found on one of the main stages or in the streets of the historic town of Loulé. From percussion and beat box to Fado, plus other entertainment and food, the MED festival is one giant party.

30 June

Albufeira Water Festival

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Marina Albufeira

The biggest boat party of the year!

This year’s Albufeira WATER FEST & YACHT DAY will be held on 30th June and features, once again, DJs Carlos Manaça, Dj China andMónica Avillez.

This is an annual event aboard several catamarans, which set sail, with sound transmitted simultaneously on 100.1 FM for all boats, including private boats that are invited to join the party FREE of charge.

Capacity on board the catamarans is limited, so make sure you book your place for this unique annual floating party.

If you have your own boat, join the party – surf and dance with Belize Boats.


5/8 July

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Lagoa, Festival of light


Faro, bike fest

 Bike festivals Faro

The biggest bike festival of Europe. Every year between 20 and 30 thousand bikers from all over the world find their way to FARO Portugal! This event includes live concerts, erotic shows, and an enormous amount of two-wheelers and a motor cycle parade into the city of Faro.


Portimao, Lota Cool Market

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The Lota Cool Market Algarve, is a five day event packed with entertainment, art, design, gourmet and street food on Portimão’s riverbank.


Faro, Alameda Beer Fest

5pm till late. Festival Algarve in the Alameda Park Faro, with lots of music, DJs and other entertainment, like show cooking and workshops.


Senhora da Rocha, Pirate week

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This Festival Algarve, brings fairy tales and history together in a fun recreation of the days of piracy. Great family entertainment Portugal.


BOOM Festival

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Not in the Algarve, but this is the biggest festival of Portugal, so I thought I mention this one too!

Online tickets are already sold out! So you have to try your luck to go to this famous festival of Portugal.

Boom Festival is stepping into the potential of what human existence can be. It is a week of love, sharing, alternative culture, music and conscious living with people from all over the world… literally.

For first-time Boomers, the experience means stepping into another dimension, calling “home” a formerly unknown land, embracing a new family. Regular Boomers will tell you how this gathering changed their life, the joy they feel at every edition, knowing that they are coming back to something that holds a whole community together – shared values, shared ideals, shared ambitions for the future.



Portimao, Sardine Fest

Sardine festival algarve

The most famous Summer Festival in the Algarve, Portimão celebrates this tasty fish with music and entertainment, plus lots of sardines grilled over charcoal.

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Guia, Festa do Frango (chicken)


Carvoeiro, Sons do Atlantico

10/19 August

Silves Medieval Festival

It’s one of the must-visit summer events in the Algarve. At the Feira Medieval de Silves there are horseback tournaments, belly dancers, snake charmers, acrobats, fire shows and loads of food and handicrafts. Feel like you’ve gone back in time as history comes alive in the town centre of Silves, the capital of the Algarve during the Arab occupation.


Ferragudo, Sons do Atlantico


Olhao, Festival do Marisco

This summer festival Algarve is a hugely popular celebration of seafood Algarve. Pile your plate high and enjoy the live music and concerts.



Noite Branca

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Santa Luzia (near Tavira), Festa dos Pescadores

17/18 August

Portimao Summer sound

NoSoloAgua, Praia da Rocha

Electric Music Festival right at the beach. 2 days and nights electro music festival with international DJs, in association with MTV Summer Sessions at NoSoloÁgua beach club in Portimão. Pool parties, DJ sessions and beach parties.


Folklore Portugal

Faro, Folkfaro

Biggest folklore festival of the Algarve. The streets of Faro will be filled with music, dance and activities. 300 different countries will attend this Folklore festival Algarve.


Castro Marim, Medieval Fest

summer festival Algarve

A recreation of medieval days at the castle Castro Marim. Jousting tournaments, on foot and on horseback, street theatre performances, banquets accompanied by medieval music and a handicrafts fair.


Alvor, Pirate week.

This Festival Algarve brings fairy tales and history together in a fun recreation of the days of piracy. Great family entertainment Algarve.


Lagos, Festa do Banho

Big beach party at the biggest beach of the Algarve, to celebrate the end of the summer season.

30 augustus/1 September

Faro, Festival F

Festival in the old center with live music and entertainment.



Portimao, The BPM Festival

This is the 2nd edition of the huge House and Techno music festival, and brings thousands of music lovers to the beaches Algarve and clubs of Portimão and Praia da Rocha. 4 days, 8 venues, mega parties.

We like to see you at one of the above festivals Algarve. The list is not complete, but it does come close! Please contact us for any information regarding the Festivals in the Algarve. Algarve Housing rent villas in the Algarve.  Book your holiday to the south of Portugal now with a nice private villa! Contact us for more information,

Warm regards,


Algarve Housing.

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