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Posted by algarveresident on November 08, 2013

April 28 to 30 – Lagoa Wine Show. Wine tasting, regional flavours, talks, entertainment with Luís Represas (28th), Amor Electro (29th), Dena Derose (30th). Parchal, Centro de Congressos do Arade. Free admission to wine show, tickets for concerts €10 available in Ticketline and Convento de S. José.

April 28 to May 1 – 5th Ameixial Walking Festival. Besides the usual walks, there will be themed walks, such as heritage watching, photography, birdwatching, archaeological discovering and more. The events includes entertainment, music, dancing, socialising and close contact with the local community. Serra do Caldeirão, Ameixal, Loulé. Registration €5.

April 30 – Sovereign Mother Festival. The biggest religious festival in Southern Portugal happens in Loulé. It is a great manifestation of the faith which attracts many believers and tourists to town every year. The highlight of the festivity is the procession through town and the final climb to the sanctuary, watched by thousands of people. Loulé, Largo de S. Francisco 10am and Monumento Engº Duarte Pacheco 4pm

May 5 to 7 – Algarve Nature Week ofering a wide range of activities in nature tourism, featuring regional producers and other entities working in nature. Be amazed by the fun-filled entertainment programme, which is free on the 5th. Tavira, Sítio das Quatro Águas. 5th: a0am to 7pm. 6th: 10am to 8pm. 7th: 10am to 7pm. Free admission.

May 7 – Spring Fair. Home grown produce, bread, cakes books, jewellery, spices, flowers and more. Museu do Trajo, São Brás de Alportel, 11am to 5pm. 966 329 073

Until October 31 – Fiesa sand sculpture festival. Pêra.