With the arrival of Spring, more events and activities also arrive in Algarve, to cheer up your holidays. Here, we share a little of the events calendar of the month of April in the Algarve, a preview of what’s to come so you can plan to do something different during your stay Because Algarve has a lot more to offer beyond sunny days and nice beaches.
The month starts with Cláudia Pascoal, the former Eurovision’s contestant, presents her most recent project “The Eternals, the Consecrated and the Newly Arrived” on April 1st at the CLL – Cultural Centre of Lagos.
The show is scheduled for 9:30pm, and there are still tickets available on Ticketline.
Tiago Bettencourt, one of the most prominent artists in the Portuguese music landscape, takes the stage on April 9th, also at the Cultural Centre of Lagos.
After a series of successful shows in the last two years, the singer returns to continue to present his most recent album – “2019 Rumo ao Eclipse”. The show is scheduled for 21h30, at the Duval Pestana Auditorium at CCL.
Tickets also available at Ticketline.
After selling out the BBVA Tivoli Theater with his previous show ‘Duelo’, Thiago Soares, the first Portuguese ballet dancer invited by the Royal Ballet of London, presents in Algarve his new show ROOTS, with Brazilian fellow dancer Danilo D’Almeida.
The debut happens on April 7th, at Teatro das Figuras, in Faro, at 9:30pm. For more information, click here.
On the 15 and 16th, all paths lead to Praia/Praça dos Pescadores, in Albufeira, for the Algarve Sea Fest. Two open days dedicated to extreme sports, with live music performances and other activities, local food and handscraft. An initiative for the whole community organized by Albufeira’s County.
On April 17th, Easter Sunday, attentions turn to the most famous tradition in the village of São Brás de Alportel, Festa das Tochas Floridas (or Flower Torches Celebration). This old celebration marks a high moment in the life of the community – the duvets on the windows, balconies fully decorated and the floral street carpet, for the religious procession, altogether form this scenario for one of the most beautiful religious traditions in the country.
Streets will open at 9h30, for visitors to appreciate the streets decoration and the event will stretch throughout the entire afternoon, with a program that blends religious tradition with culture and urban life. For more information, click here.
On April 30th, International Jazz Day is celebrated in Lagoa’s Auditorium. Algarve’s Jazz Orchestra invites Vânia Fernandes for an exclusive concert to honour the great voices of the 20th century and the immortal classic jazz records, with original standards and arrangements in live debut. For more information and tickets, click here.
However, the highlight of the month is MotoGP, the premier class of motorcycle road racing returns for a fourth time to Algarve’s International Circuit, in Portimão, and it will take place between the 22 and 24th of april. This will be the second time that the event has a live audience at the circuit, given the positive evolution of the pandemic in the country, and many supporters of Portugal’s star pilot, Miguel Oliveira, are expected.
Don’t miss out on our next Events Calendar to keep up with the best events happening in the region.
The Algarve is waiting for you!