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Fabulous Festivals In Portugal – 2018

Portugal knows how to party, this we already know! But if the almost year-round festas are not enough for you, fear not! Festivals are making more and more of an appearance in Portugal each year and 2018 is set to be one of the best yet! 

We’ve compiled a list of the ones that we and the rest of the Pure Portugal community can think of, if we’ve missed any be sure to let us know and send over a link se we can add it on. 

From small one day festivals – to ones that last all summer- Portugal has it all, and with jazz, reggae, folk, dance, trance and family friendly to raving your socks off, there’s sure to be something here for everyone!

 

April

6-8th – FREEKUENCY – DONATION ONLY – a spectacular event with a friendly family atmosphere.  Click here for more info.

May

19th – SIM FEST – FREE FESTIVAL – A day of music in SertaClick here for more info.

June

Dates TBC – SALVA TERRA – A festival to raise awareness and give money for CERAS wildlife rescue.  Click here for more info.

Dates TBC – FESTIVAL MED – discover a world of fun, sun and global culture, music and gastronomy. Click here for more info.

22nd – 23rd – FIBS – FREE FESTIVAL – An amazing array of folk music from across the world.  Click here for more info. 

24th June – JDO HOUSE CONCERTS – Gypsy Jungle Turbo Folkstep. Click here for more info.

July

5th – 7th – MUSA CASCAIS –  reggae music festival held every summer on the Portuguese coast.  Click here for more info.

6th – 7th – SUMOL SUMMER FEST – Music, skate park, a famous surf spot and gorgeous golden sands.  Click here for more info.

11th – COOL JAZZ FESTIVAL – Jazz at its finest.  Click here for more info.

12th – 14th – SANTA MARIA BLUES – Listen to some Blues outdoors and enjoy Azorean cuisine.  Click here for more info.

19th-28th – FMM SINES – Great music from all over the world on a spectacular coastline.  Click here for more info.

20th – 22nd – MEO MARES VIVAS – The largest music festival in the north, 3 stages dedicated to top artists.  Click here for more info.

21st – 29th –  LUSIFEMIA – Women’s Only Art Festival.  Click here for more info.

22nd – 29th – BOOM – Featuring music performances and a broad variety of visual art exhibits.  Click here for more info.

28th – 1st – ANANDA FESTIVAL OF BLISS – A revolutionary festival, co-creating a thriving community. Click here for more info.

30th – 5th – ZIMP FESTIVAL – Offering moments of self-knowledge, well-being and contact with nature. Click here for more info.

August

Dates TBC –  FATT FESTIVAL – Promoting the didgeridoo and the Australian Aboriginal culture in Portugal. Click here for more info.

1st – 5th – ANDANCAS – A participatory festival following a journey through dances of the world. Click here for more info.

4th – 11th –  ESTIVAL – Small scale Performing Arts Festival.  Click here for more info.

10th – 11th – SONIC BLAST – Good vibes and sonic jams!  Click here for more info.

16th – 19th – O SOL DA CAPARICA – Making the most of the beautiful location for a summer celebration.  Click here for more info

 

Credit: Boom Festival

 

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