The biggest event in town takes to the streets for another great year of carnival. As tradition dictates, the festivities will commence with the Ball and Coronation of Kings.
Dance, competitions and Samba... and plenty of high jinks are the explosive ingredients for this huge carnival party.
[ 3rd Sunday of the month ] At the National Palace of Belém, considered as one of the most beautiful military ceremonies of its kind in the world.
[ 18th April ] Part of the European Year of Cultural Heritage, this is an opportunity to know the heritage.
At Intendente, Anjos, Pena, Arroios Bairro em Festa is an event with a diverse programme and which gives voice to intercultural tradition.
[ July ] Fado, jazz, indie, folk, funky and soul are some of the many sounds that music fans can listen to at EDP Cool Jazz Fest
[ August ] The Parque Urbano da Costa Caparica once again plays host to the biggest Lusophone music festival.
[ August ] For over 70 years, Alcochete has been hosting the Green Cap Festival, which encapsulates all that is genuine about the town.
[ August ] The natural amphitheatre of Cascais Bay is a perfect setting for the Festas do Mar.
[ September ] The Heritage Days are an opportunity to re-familiarise ourselves with the past and to help shape the future.
The annual Grape Harvest Festival has deep roots in the local wine growing culture and the general celebration of working the land.
[ October ] For aficionados of comics, the Amadora International Festival offers an opportunity to mingle with authors and other professionals from all over the world.