• New Year’s Eve fireworks:
    Fireworks take place at the Tamariz beach at midnight – lighting the skies of Estoril to greet in the new year. Fireworks also take place in Lisboa at the Parque das Nações.
  • St Anthony’s feast: 13th June.
    Lisboa celebrates the festival of saints in June. People in colourful costumes each respresenting a borough, parade down Lisboa’s Avenida da Liberdade on the eve of the 13th with dancing and singing.  Each borough competes for the prize of the year for best group, best costumes.
  • Estoril Handicraft Fair: 25 June to 6 September 2015.
    Open 6pm-midnight weekdays and 5pm – midnight weekends.Located behind the Estoril Casino. Stalls with handicrafts from the regions and abroad selling various handicrafts. Also open-air restaurants and entertainment in the evenings such as folk dances and singing.
  • Festival of the Sea: August 2015.
    Cascais celebrates its ties with the sea every year with a Mass, procession and ending with a parade of boats at the bay. This takes place on a Sunday. Live music and folk dances also take place outside the fishermen’s beach in Cascais, outside the Hotel Baia, ending with fireworks. Begins 8.30pm.
  • Sintra Music Festival: for details please visit:  
  • Book Fair (Feira do Livro): July to August.
    Open 5pm to 11pm. Visconde da Luz, Cascais.
    There are performances by Portuguese singers and groups in the Lounge D of the Estoril Casino beginning from 10.30pm. Entrance is free.
    Opening times:
    Mondays – Tuesdays: 22.30 – 23.30; 00.00-01.15
    Wednesdays and Thursdays: 21.45-22.25; 22.50-00.00; 00.30-01.10
    Fridays and Saturdays: 21.00-22.15; 22.45-00.00
    Sundays: 22.15-23.30; 00.00-01.15