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Festivals & Events in the Algarve

13/02/2014
This blog may be short and sweet, but you’re guaranteed plenty of time to indulge yourself over 3 chocolate filled days at the Loulé Chocolate Fair...
07/02/2014
“My old man said, join in the fun and don’t dilly dally on the way.” Well maybe not quite the right words, but the Angels will guide us all into a right old sing song for a very good cause. Take heed of my old man and come and join in… 
22/01/2014
A perfect example of one of many great Portuguese traditions that has been kept alive and embraced by each new generation, is Charolas. These groups of singers and musicians perform across Portugal in January to celebrate the New Year. We saw Groupo De Charolas Flõr Oriental here in the Algarve...
20/01/2014
Just because we live in the Algarve, it doesn’t mean that we miss out on the traditional Burns night celebrations. We may not have snow on our mountains, but we have haggis, whiskey, bagpipes and men in kilts. Find out where in the Algarve we’ll be celebrating the birthday of famous poet, Robert Burns...
07/01/2014
Not to be confused with Spanish Chorizo, the Portuguese Chouriço has a very different flavour and can be used in a variety of dishes. Find out how you can celebrate Chouriço in all its forms at the Querença Chouriço festival on 19th January…
21/12/2013
Most of us like to make a Song and Dance about Christmas and there's no getting away from it - organising your family and buying and wrapping presents, decorating the house, shopping for food and cooking and preparing it all can be fun but can also be a lot of work and stress. For those who want to minimise the stress and maximise the fun this year, check out the places...
13/12/2013
It’s all about feet! The annual Christmas Grand Prix fun run / walk in Albufeira and the Swim for Shoes fund raiser on Christmas day are just two of the unusual events you can join in with in the Algarve this December. Find out what they are all about…
11/12/2013
Traditions vary from country to country and region to region, and the Algarve is no different. Find out about Algarvean Christmas customs and celebrations, and why the Christmas season in Portugal runs from 8 December until 12th night (6 January). From gifts and food to mass and festivals, there is much to admire…
10/12/2013
Meravista is always looking for what’s new and what’s interesting in the Algarve. Here we share seven ideas for trying out something different over the winter months. Living, learning, exploring, experiencing – that’s what the Algarve lifestyle’s all about!...
28/10/2013
Enjoy a grand evening of entertainment at Lagoa Auditorium on 2nd November and help raise funds for regional cancer charity’s much-needed patient service. Local and international acts will be appearing in the show. Read more and reserve your tickets...

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