• New Year’s Eve fireworks:
    Fireworks take place at the Tamariz beach at midnight – lighting the skies of Estoril to greet in the new year. Fireworks also take place in Lisboa at the Parque das Nações.
  • St Anthony’s feast: 13th June.
    Lisboa celebrates the festival of saints in June. People in colourful costumes each respresenting a borough, parade down Lisboa’s Avenida da Liberdade on the eve of the 13th with dancing and singing.  Each borough competes for the prize of the year for best group, best costumes.
  • Estoril Handicraft Fair: 29 June to 3 September 2017.
    Open 6pm-midnight. Located behind the Estoril Casino. Stalls with handicrafts from the regions and abroad selling various handicrafts. Also open-air restaurants and entertainment in the evenings such as folk dances and concerts.
  • Festival of the Sea: August.
    Cascais celebrates its ties with the sea every year with a Mass, procession and ending with a parade of boats at the bay. This takes place on a Sunday. Live music and folk dances also take place outside the fishermen’s beach in Cascais, outside the Hotel Baia, ending with fireworks. Begins 8.30pm.
  • Sintra Music Festival: for details please visit:  
  • Book Fair (Feira do Livro): July to August.
    Open 5pm to 11pm. Visconde da Luz, Cascais.
    There are performances by Portuguese singers and groups in the Lounge D of the Estoril Casino beginning from 10.30pm. Entrance is free.