Events in Praia da Luz

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Praia da Luz Events

Here you will find information about events in Praia da Luz in western Algarve, Portugal! See when and where the markets are in and around Praia da Luz and when the Algarve bank holidays are so you don’t miss out on something or, on a practical note, get caught out by the supermarkets closing.

Praia da Luz is only a short distance from the lively town of Lagos, which has lots of great events throughout the year!


Algarve Events June 2019 - Festival Med

Here are just some of the highlights from the Visit Algarve June 2019 Algarve Eventsprogramme!

  • Festival Med 27-30th June- Loulé – 4 days, 10 stages, over 80 hours of music with performances from 280 musicians from 22 countries!
  • Carvoeiro Black & White Night – 15th June – The Algarve’s first big Summer party will take place at the square behind Carvoeiro’s town beach, black and white clothes are a must and the party goes non-stop from 8.30pm to 3am!
  • “Marchas Populares” in Faro, Lagos, Portimão, São Brás de Alportel and Alcoutim – throughout June – Parades, music, dancing, entertainment, food and drink and entry is free!
  • Porches Craft Beer Fest 8-9th June – Vila Vita Parc in Porches – Sunshine and beer from 5pm!
  • Lagos World Beer Fest – 27-29th June – A choice of 25 Portuguese beers and ciders to try from 12am to 12pm!
  • Quarteira Popular Saints – 12th, 23rd, 28th June – Don’t miss one of Quarteira’s most traditional events on the seafront from 9pm!
  • Tavira Day of the City Commemorations – 19-29th June – All sorts of wonderful festivities to enjoy!




Algarve Bank Holidays 2019

  • Municipal holiday (Lagos): October 27th
  • New Year’s Day: January 1st
  • Carnival (“Carnaval” – Mardi Gras; Shrove Tuesday): March 5th
  • Good Friday: April 19th
  • Easter Sunday: April 21st
  • Liberation Day (celebrating the 1974 revolution): April 25th
  • Labour Day: May 1st
  • Portugal Day: June 10th
  • Corpus Christie: June 20th
  • Assumption of Mary: August 15th
  • Republic Day: October 5th
  • All Saints’ Day: November 1st
  • Restoration of Independence Day: December 1st
  • Immaculate Conception Day: December 8th
  • Christmas Day: December 25th

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Markets in Praia da Luz and surrounding area

  • Market in Lagos: 1st Saturday of each month
    Lagos market takes place on the open ground next to the Stadium, opposite the Municipal Leisure centre.
    The markets normally start early in the morning and packs up during the afternoon.
    Weekly Saturday market in Lagos, next to the bus station; excellent for fresh fruit, vegetables, nuts, figs, olives and more!
  • Market in Odiáxere: 4th Monday of each month in Largo do Moinho
  • Flea market in Barão de S. João: 4th Sunday of each month at the Polidesportivo
  • Flea market in Chinicato: 2nd Sunday of each month
  • Market in Budens: 1st Tuesday of the month
  • Market in Raposeira: 1st Wednesday of the month, in front of the Primary School
  • Market in Vila do Bispo: 1st Thursday of the month, in front of the market

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Popular activities here in Praia da Luz