Silves Medieval Fair 2017
Silves, PortugalFri Aug 11th 2017 to Sun Aug 20th 2017 at 18:00 until 23:59
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Prepare for another amazing Medieval Fair! The annual Medieval Fair in the historical town of Silves is one of the biggest and the best summer festivals in the Algarve.
This colourful and vibrant festival centres around Silves Castle and takes over most of the town. It attracts visitors from all over the world who come to dress in Medieval costumes, eat and drink Medieval fare, cheer on jousting knights, dance to Medieval music and enjoy the electric atmosphere. A great event for all the family - not to be missed!
The Silves Medieval Fair is very popular so expect it to be quite busy. It gets particularly busy from 9pm onwards. Parking is on the outer streets of the town. Silves is a hilly town and the cobbled streets can be tricky underfoot – runners or low sandals are the best footwear.
Silves Medieval Fair is open from 11th to 20th August 2017.
The festivities begin every night at 6pm and continue until 1am.
The nightly schedule includes:
6.00pm - Festival Opens | Procession in the streets and squares
6.30pm - Reading of the Notice | Entrance to the festival
7:00pm - Dramatizations of Daily Life | Various areas of the city
8:00pm - Tournament of Arms and Horses | Praça Al-Mu’thamid
10:00pm - Entertainment in the Castle | Silves Castle
10:30pm - Tournament of Arms and Horses | Praça Al-Mu’thamid
Daily Ticket - €2
Tournament - €5
Castle entertianment - €5
Costume rental - €3 for Adults, €20 for kids
For more information you can also visit the Fair's Facebook page.
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