Events in Portimão - Algarve - Portugal
Here you will find lots of information about events in Portimão in western Algarve, Portugal! See when and where the markets are in and around Portimão, what great annual events take place and When the bank holidays are so you don't miss out on something or, on a practical note, get caught out by the supermarkets closing.
The river estuary in Portimão is often the scene for various water sport competitions, such as power boat racing and windsurfing, and the river front is host to a series of events throughout the year, such as the Lisbon-Dakaar rally pitstop, Mamamaratona charity event and New Year celebrations. Plus the all important Internacional Autódromo do Algarve race track in Portimão has a fantastic programme of motor sports events throughtout the year (and the ocassional big music event too)!
ALGARVE EVENTS CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR 2018-2019
December is such wonderful time to be in the Algarve, with stunning decorations and lights everywhere, even on the palm trees and roundabouts and the atmosphere is lovely and chilled and full of festive spirit! Our December Algarve Events Guide is packed with Christmas concerts, markets and fairs, nativity scenes, exhibitions and much more! Plus we get set to welcome in 2019 in spectacular New Year Algarve Style!
Portimão New Year’s Eve 2018-19
Portimão is waving goodbye to 2018 and welcoming the New Year in with fantastic music and entertainment and spectacular firework displays at midnight from Portimão’s riverfront, Alvor’s riverfront and Praia da Rocha! The party takes place at “Zona Ribeirinha” (Portimão’s riverfront) with music starting at 10pm and entry is FREE!
For an alternative New Year's Eve party near Portimão how about the Arade Music Fest, the greatest indoor New Year Party in the Algarve!
Algarve Christmas Events Highlights!
• NATALÂNDIA" - The Magic of Christmas in Zoo Lagos • The Algarve's biggest Nativity Scene in Vila Real de Santo António • “Caminhada e Corrida do Pai Natal” - Christmas walk & run in Albufeira • The Village of Dreams in Loulé • "Saison de Cirque" acrobatic circus in Monchique • 13th São Bartolomeu de Messines Food Week • "Silves, the Joy of Christmas" with ice rink and Santa's Grotto • Christmas market in Cacela Velha •
Algarve New Year's Eve Parties:
There are more Algarve New Year's Eve parties in Albufeira, Faro, Lagos, Quarteira, Armação de Pêra, Tavira, Monte Gordo and Alcoutim!
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