Events & Festivals

Sons de Verao - Sounds of Summer from Sat 17th Jun to Sat 5th Aug
Music festival in Coruche.  From 17 June - 05 August there will be various open air performances of diverse styles of music.Previous editions have included, world, folk and rock music, tribute bands and choirs from Cabo Verde and Mozambique.  More information about this year's programme to...
Muraliza 2017 from Mon 25th Sep to Sun 1st Oct
Festival of Mural Art, Muraliza takes place in Cascais, an open air exhibition of art and colour on buildings and urban spaces in the town.
International Festival of the Lusitano Horse from Thu 15th Jun to Sat 17th Jun
This event includes several equestrian activities and displays in a celebration of the pure breed Lusitano Horses.Events take place at the Centro Hípico da Quinta da Marinha and Hipódromo Manuel Possolo in Cascais.Free entry.
Festas do Mar 2017 from Fri 18th Aug to Sun 27th Aug
10 nights of live music and activities in the bay of Cascais.All concerts are free.More details to be confirmed nearer the time.
Web Summit 2017 from Mon 6th Nov to Thu 9th Nov
Meeting of international CEO's, founders, startups, investors and political and business leaders to explore the latest innovations in technology.Following the success of the 2016 event, Web Summit returns to Lisbon in 2017 with events at FIL and Parque das Nacoes.
Groove Cascais from Fri 23rd Jun to Sun 25th Jun
Festival dedicated to families and good music.  A variety of musical performances and  activities for children.Line up to be announced.
FICOR International Cork Fair from Fri 26th May to Sun 28th May
FICOR International Cork Fair includes lectures, debates, exhibitions, shows, fashion shows and other activities.The programme is divided between two locations the Pavilhao de Exposocoes in the centre of Coruche and the Observatorio do Sobreiro e da Cortica.
Cascais Classic Motorshow 2017 from Fri 15th Sep to Sun 17th Sep
Three day classic car event, featuring displays and awards in several categories. Convoy driving routes, vintage market and street food. 
Lumina 2017 from Fri 8th Sep to Sun 10th Sep
Lumina Festival returns to Cascais for 2017. Explore multimedia projects and installations by artists throughout the town, taking place over three evenings.The theme for this year's event is nature.
Festival Terras Sem Sombre includes a series of concerts, conferences, guided tours, environmental activities and workshops based in the Alantejo.  Founded in 2003 this festival's central themes are culture, the environment and opening up the religious monuments of the diocese of Beja for the c...
"Rubis Gas Up" International Balloon Festival from Tue 28th Mar to Sun 2nd Apr
The Rubis Gas Up Festival is being organised in Coruche for the first time.  Involving balloon teams from various countries.  Lots of other activities including crafts, shows and street food.The event will take place March 28 – April 2 at the Observatório do Sobreiro e da Cortiça, in the i...
European Youth Forum from Sun 26th Nov to Tue 28th Nov
The year before Cascais becomes the European Youth Capital the Centro de Congressos Estoril will host the 2017 European Youth Forum.  This event involves 60 non governmental youth organisations.The winner of the 2020 European Youth Capital will be announced.
FIC - Festival Internacional de Cultura from Fri 1st Sep to Sun 10th Sep
Festival of culture centered on the world of books.Programme includes Poetry, cinema, theatre and music events.
FIARTIL - Feira de Artesanato do estoril 2017 from Thu 29th Jun to Fri 1st Sep
The biggest craft and artisan fair in Portugal which runs throughout the summer.  Restaurants, food and craft stalls plus other activities.
Festival MUSA 2017 from Thu 29th Jun to Sat 1st Jul
National festival of reggae music, also highlighting environmental issues and sustainability.Line up to be announced.
Caparica Primavera Surf Fest from Thu 6th Apr to Sat 15th Apr
10 days of music and surfing.Line up includes DJ Bruno Dias, Sara Tavares, Rui Miguel Abreu.Surfing competitions and displays.
Out Fest 2017 from Sat 23rd Sep to Sun 24th Sep
Party weekend to celebrate the end of the Out Jazz Festival.A weekend of soul, funk, jazz and hip hop.More details to be announced.