Annual Events

As of the Summer 2022 restrictions due to the Covid-19 have been lifted and most annual events have now taken place.  

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 and Praça de Comercio.

St Anthony’s Day: 13th June.
Lisboa celebrates the festival of saints in June. People in colourful costumes each representing a borough parade down Lisboa’s Avenida da Liberdade on the eve of the 13th.

Estoril Handicraft Fair – FIARTIL.  57th Edition: 8 July – 11 September 2022. Av Amaral, Estoril.
In the summer from 5pm to midnight. Located behind the Estoril Casino. Stalls with handicrafts from the regions and abroad sell various handicrafts. Also open-air restaurants and entertainment in the evening such as folk dances and concerts.

Festival of the Sea, Cascais. August 2022.  
Cascais celebrates its ties with the sea every year with a Mass, a procession and ending with a parade of boats at the Cascais 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.

Feira do Livro de Lisboa, Parque Eduardo VII.  92nd Edition: 25August to 11 September 2022
Book Fair in the Summer. Lots of stalls selling books at special prices as well as other events.  In Lisboa’s beautiful Parque Eduardo VII, just off the Marques de Pombal. Monday to Friday 12.30pm to 10pm.  Saturdays: 11am to midnight. Sundays: 11am to 10pm.