Festivals & Events in Carvoeiro Area


Annual events in the Carvoeiro area

  • June – a week of Portuguese gastronomy at the Feiras e Exposições (Fairs and Exhibitions) park in Lagoa. Also arts and crafts exhibits and fun for all the family.


  • June – International Algarve Fair – everything for your home, garden and lifestyle. Children’s entertainment, live music, fashion shows, food arena……

  • July – Festival do Caracol (Snail festival) -a gastronomy festival in Porches


  • August – FATACIL fair of Crafts, Tourism, Agriculture, Commerce and Industry. Trade exhibitors and also lots of entertainment and fun for all the family. Live music, food…….


  • August – Festa da Nossa Senhora da Encarnação in Carvoeiro on the last Sunday in August


  • 8th September – Festa de Nossa Senhora da Luz – the patron saint of Lagoa- celebrations for the whole of the municipality of Lagoa.


Algarve Bank Holidays 2014

  • Municipal holiday : September 8th

  • January 1st – New Years Day

  • February 16th – Carnaval

  • April 18 – Good Friday

  • April 20 – Easter Sunday

  • April 25th – Liberation Day

  • May 1st – Labour Day

  • June 3rd – Corpus Christi

  • June 10th – Portugal Day

  • August 15th – Assumption Day

  • October 5th – Republic Day

  • November 1st – All Saints

  • December 1st – Restoration of Independence Day

  • December 8th – Immaculate Conception

  • December 25th – Christmas Day


 Markets in the Carvoeiro area

  • Market in Lagoa: 2nd Sunday of each month (except in August) in front of the Fatacil.

  • Flea market in Lagoa: 4th Sunday of each month, at the Fatacil

  • Flea market in Estombar: last Saturday of each month at the Parque de Feiras e Exposições (Fairs and exhibitions park)

  • Flea market in Ferragudo: 2nd Sunday of each month (except in August) from 08.00h to 13.00h.

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