Marches Populares - Traditional Parades - Portimão
23 day annual festival of popular saintsFri Jun 8th 2018 to Fri Jun 29th 2018
Algarve, Various locations, Portimão https://www.myguidealgarve.com/events/traditional-parades-portimao VISIT WEBSITE
June, in Portugal, is the month of Popular Saints and the time of year when the whole country throws street parties and stages traditional parades through the streets to honour the three popular saints - Anthony, John and Peter.
There are parades and parties across the Algarve, but one of the most notable events takes place in Portimão. The celebrations involve music, food and wine, and colourful parades, attracting thousands of residents and tourists.
PARADE DATES & LOCATIONS
8th - Zona Ribeirinha de Portimão
15th - Adro da Igreja Mexilhoeira Grande
22nd - Zona Ribeirinha de Alvor
29th - Praia da Rocha
ARRAIAIS (Traditional celebrations)
ARU Historic Center of Portimão
Clube União Portimonense and Sociedade Vencedora Portimonense
Popular Music | Tapas
12th, 23 and 29 June 2018 - New Street 7:30 pm to midnight
Sporting Glory or Death Portimonense
Next to the Antiga Lota
Musical shows | Tapas
June 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th - 8:30 pm
Download the flyer here - below.
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