Annual Events

Please note that due to the Covid-19 Pandemic and the restrictions as in 2020 events planned for 2021 may be either postponed or cancelled. Please check at the sites of the respective organisers.

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: In the summer from 6pm 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 eventing such as folk dances and concerts.

Festival of the Sea: August.  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. 91st edition in 2021 – 26th August to 12 September 2021. 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.