Oktoberfest in the Villa Vita beer garden restaurant from 27.09. – 06.10.2018

You do not have to be in Munich to enjoy the Oktoberfest. The beer garden restaurant of the VILA VITA Parc organizes an authentic German Oktoberfest in the Algarve every year!

The Oktoberfest of the beer garden will open on September 27 for ten days in the Munich style with sauerkraut and strudel, beer and a brass band band. This year, two bands from Germany and Austria will make some funny and tr

to top up the traditional Oktoberfest drinking songs.

New for 2018 – Happy Hour! Every day from 4 to 6 o’clock you receive two 30cl beers for the price of one!

During the week special menus with German delicacies and plenty of Erdinger beer, one of the most famous breweries in Germany, are offered.

Highlights of the menu are traditional sausages and authentic side dishes: a Bavarian appetizer plate with pretzels, Obazda cheese spread, cold cuts, cucumbers and chive bread, as a main course, for example. a crispy pork knuckle with coleslaw and traditional potato salad and dessert of course apple strudel. The staff will explain everything about the traditional delicacies and guarantee you the best meat quality from the in-house butcher of VILA VITA Parc.

When: 27.09 – 06.10.2018 daily from 16.00 – 24.00 clock

Where: Villa Vita Beer Garden Restaurant, EN125 Porches, right on the roundabout, West Algarve, Porches GPS: N37.12746º W8.40150º

Reservations strongly recommended: +351 282 381 177 or by e-mail: biergarten@vilavitaparc.com.

Medieval Fair in Silves from 10th to 19th August 2018

Visit Silves in August and experience up close how the Muslims and Christians lived in the Middle Ages.

Silves (capital of the Algarve during the Arab occupation) returns to its former glory for a full 9 days.

In a historical replica of the time of the Christian Reconquest, the city is haunted by figures from the distant past, including jugglers, acrobats, dancers and pagan charmers, who will flaunt their abilities.

Particularly exciting are the processions of the nobles, various tournaments and the artisans and traders who offer your goods.

Do not miss the opportunity to experience history firsthand!

Of course, the physical well will be taken care of.

Our culinary tip: try a cherry sangria or eat a typical Portuguese meal from a roof shingle.

Click here for the program: Programa FM 2017_ENG

Fatacil Fair in Lagoa from 17. – 26. August 2018

“Fatacil” is the largest general fair in the Algarve and one of the largest in the country with a wide range of goods and local products for sale, children’s entertainment, good food and daily live shows.

The fair has been running for 38 years and annually attracts tens of thousands of visitors from all over Portugal, the rest of Europe and even beyond. The event guarantees diversity – there’s something for everyone at Fatacil’s 50,000-square-meter exhibition site.

The fair runs for 10 days at the Fatacil Exhibition Center in Lagoa and offers arts and crafts, gastronomy, agriculture, trade, industry and more. One of the highlights of the event is the concert program with top-class national artists.

Come and visit us at our KW booth.

Prices: Day ticket: 3,50 €

Family day ticket (4 persons): 12,50 €

10-day pass (per person): 20 €

FolkFaro: Folklore in Faro from 18.08. – 26. 08.2018

reinvents itself every year by discovering the traditions of the people. World music and dance are presented in the capital of the Algarve in all its glory. Street parades and entertainment, performances in the parishes and other communities are good reasons to attend this great event.

Where: Opening Show: Figuras Theater

Remaining time: Doca Stage

When: Opening show starts at 9.30pm

Remaining time: 22.00 clock

Admission: Opening show: 10 €

Remaining time: free admission

Who: Faros Folklore Group and their guests

More information can be found at: http://www.folkfaro.com

Medieval Festival in Castro Marim from 22.08 – 26.08. 2018

If you missed the medieval days in Silves, or if you just can not get enough of the special atmosphere, you have five more days and nights full of secrets to look forward to. Knights’ games, the hustle and bustle of medieval street entertainment, the arts and crafts on display, theatrical performances and musicals all contribute to the Castro Marim Castle transforming into a bustling fortress in the age of Moorish occupation. The diverse culinary delights will take you on a real, unforgettable journey into the magical Middle Ages.

Where: Castro Marim Castle

When: Admission from 16.00 clock

Admission: Children from 6 – 11 years: 3 €

From 12+: 7 €

More information at: https://www.visitportugal.com/node/155932

F Festival – “Dive into the last great summer party”: 30.08. – 01.09.2018

F Festival – the last major summer festival – is an arts and culture festival that mainly performs music sung in Portuguese. This year’s highlights include: Aurea, D.A.M.A, Diogo Piçarra, Moonspell, Piruka, Raquel Tavares, Rodrigo Leão, The Gift and many more.

Where: Vila Adentro-Faro

Admission: 15 € or 40 € (3 days pass)

Admission: from 19.00 clock

Training ship of the NRP Sagres visiting Faro: 05.09 – 07.09.2018

The training ship NRP Sagres, which arrived on the occasion of the celebration of the Day of the community, is moored in Faro, so that it can be visited.

05.09: 14.00 – 19.00 | 20.00 – 22.00 clock

06.09: 10.00 – 12.00 | 14.00 – 19.00

20.00 – 22.00 clock

07.09: 10.00 – 12.00 | 14.00 – 18.30

Where: Port in Faro

Admission is free.

Fishermen´s Festival Albufeira from 06.09. – 08.09.2018

Fish galore, traditional and popular music, folklore. Family time.

If you want to try one of the most varied petiscos (tapas) and fish dishes of the Algarve, this is the place for you. On the fishing beach in the old town of Albufeira, the physical well-being is taken care of. The atmosphere is relaxed and relaxed.

Admission is free.

6th Mediterranean Nutrition Fair in Tavira from 06.09. – 09.09.2018

As in previous years, there will once again be a farmer’s market this year, where traders and farmers from the region will be offering their produce. The focus is on health and nutrition, matching cooking shows and lectures, exhibitions music and much more.

Admission is free.

Opening hours are: 06.09 + 07.09: 18.00 – 24.00

08.09. + 09.09: 11.00 – 24.00


Loulé market 01./08./15./22./29. September

Every Saturday morning fishermen, farmers and traders of the region offer their goods and produce in and around the market hall in Loulé. Fresh cheese, homemade chourico, fresh fish and seafood, rustic bread and finest pastries, honey, herbs, Flor de Sal and much more can be purchased for little money. The atmosphere is relaxed and relaxed. Locals and tourists alike cavort there. At lunchtime you can stop in one of the many restaurants and be entertained.