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Regular events in Albufeira

List of regular events and markets happening in Albufeira along the year.

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Due to the Covid-19 new lockdown regulations, most of the programmed events will probably be postponed or cancelled. Please try and find out if the event you were planning to attend remains effective.

Gypsy and Flea Markets in Albufeira

Type of Market Days of the Month Location
Gypsy Market 1st & 3rd Tuesday of the month (9am-2pm) Albufeira - Caliços
Gypsy Market 2nd & 4th Tuesday of the month (9am-2pm) Ferreiras
Gypsy Market 3rd Friday of the month (9am-2pm) Guia
Gypsy Market 1st Saturday of the month (9am-1pm) Paderne
Flea Market 2nd & 3rd Saturday of the month Albufeira - Caliços Market
Flea Market 4th Saturday of the month Albufeira - Santa Eulália Market
Flea Market Every 1st Sunday of the month Olhos d'Água - Torre da Medronheira Market

Annual Holidays, Festivals and Celebrations in Albufeira

Event Time of Year Location
Paderne Medieval Festival End of Year - First days of January Paderne
Festival Solrir Stand-up comedy First days of January Palácio de Congressos - Salgados
Almond Blossom Cross Country International Athletic Race February Açoteis (Olhos d'Água)
Algarve Bicyle Tour Start of stage in Albufeira February Avenida dos Descobrimentos
Carnival Parade During Mardi Gras Paderne town
"Prova do Folar da Guia" Tasting of traditional bread "Folar" Around Easter Guia Town
Good Friday On Easter Bank Holiday
Portugal Freedom Day Commemoration around Town Hall 25 de Abril Bank Holiday
Labour Day 1st of May Bank Holiday
Albufeira Wine Show Early May EMA Pavillion
Feast of Corpus Christi Varies between May and June Bank Holiday
Portugal Day 10th of June Bank Holiday
"Nossa Senhora da Guia" Religious Celebrations Mid June Guia
"Festas dos Santos Popular" Popular Saints Festivities Several days along June All around Albufeira
Festival Al-buhera Arabic theme fair, Gastronomy & Handycraft End of July Praça dos Pescadores - Albufeira
Guia BBQ Chicken Festival First week-end of August Guia
Sardine Festival Second week-end of August Olhos d'Água
"Nossa Senhora da Orada" Religious Procession in Honor of Our Lady of the Oracle Mid August Ermida da Orada
Assumption of Mary 15th of August Bank Holiday
Albufeira Municipal Holiday Concert & Fireworks 20 de Agosto Celebrations in various places
"Festa do Beato Vicente" Festivities in honor of Beatified Vicente Early September Albufeira Old Town
Festa dos Pescadores Fisheman's Festival Last week-end of September Praça dos Pescadores - Albufeira
Albufeira Gastronomy Festival One week in September At different participating Restaurants
World Tourism Day 27th of September Guided tours and Shows around Albufeira
"Never Ending Summer" Festivities at the Marina End of September Marina de Albufeira
Portuguese Republic Day 5th of October Bank Holiday
All Saints' Day 1st of November Bank Holiday
Feira Franca Annual Fair End of November Feira dos Caliços
Restoration of Independence Day 1st of December Bank Holiday
Immaculate Conception Day 8th of December Bank Holiday
Albufeira Christmas Market First week-end of December EMA Pavillion
Santas on Bike Parade Mid December Organized by Moto Clube de Albufeira
New Years Eve Celebration Concerts & Fireworks 31 December Praça dos Pescadores - Albufeira