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Cascais Festival of the Sea 2015 Festas do Mar: 21 to 30 August

Cascais celebrates its relationship with the sea every year by holding a procession (30th at 3pm) and concerts in the Cascais Bay.  This year the Cascais Council has invited Portuguese bands and singers such as Trovante, Pedro Abrunhosa, Ana Moura, Paulo Gonzo, The Gift amongst others – concerts being 8.30pm.  The festivities close on 30th August with music from Sinfonica de Cascais followed with fireworks.

Estoril Handicraft Fair 2015: from 25 June to 8 September

The FIARTIL – Feira de Artesanato do Estoril will be open from 6pm to midnight.  Producers and artisans from different regions of the country as well as some from abroad will be exhibiting and selling products including tiles, honey, embroidered linen. There are also restaurants where you can dine in the open air, taste traditional bread with sausage (pao com chouriço) and caldo verde (kale soup) or watch the entertainment of folk dances as well as concerts by Portuguese singers.

Cascais Market 2015 Cake Design & Sweets Festival: 1 – 3 May

The Cake Design and Sweet Festival (Mercado Doçaria Conventual e Cake Design) will take place on 1 May (4pm to 10pm); 2 May (10am to 10pm); and 3 May (10am to 8pm) at the Cascais Market.

There will be traditional Portuguese confectionery, sweets, pastries from all regions in the country as well as show cookings.

Cake Designers Rita Martinho (Friday 6pm), Marcia Santos (Sunday 11am) and Sonia Filipe (Sunday 3pm) and pastry chefs Fernando Correia (Saturday 11am), Francisco Siopa (Saturday 7pm) and Osvaldo Piuza (Sunday 5pm) will be presenting the art of cake design and making traditional sweets. There will also be concerts and other entertainment.

Estoril European Street Food Festival: 4 – 12 April 2015

Over 50 food sellers will take part in this Street Food Festival in the gardens outside the Estoril Casino. From coffee to sandwiches, cheese and sausages, breads and cakes to smoothies and wines from Portugal and abroad the vendors will show off the latest tendencies in the food industry for all to enjoy. Open 12noon to 8pm. This is part of the World Food Tourism Summit which will take place from 8th to 11th April at the Estoril Congress Center.

Tennis Estoril Open: 25 April – 3 May 2015

TheMillennium Estoril Open 2015 will take place from 25th April to 3rd May at the Estoril Tennis Club. The Portuguese number one Joao Sousa as well as Frederico Silva and Frederico Gil will be playing in this ATP World Tour in which four of the world’s top 25 players Feliciano Lopez, Kevin Anderson, Tommy Robredo and Richard Gasquet will be competing. Further information from: