Festas de Lisboa (Lisbon Festival)
Street entertainment, festivals, cinema, music and theatre, parades and folk festivities are just some of the highlights of this summer event taking place in historic districts, along Avenida da Liberdade, and other major streets. Locals dance, listen to Fado, eat grilled sardines and drink. It is also traditional to hold a collective wedding ceremony where the brides are known as “Brides of Santo António”.Date: 01 June 2021 - 30 June 2021
Venue: Various venues.
Festas dos Santos Populares (Festivals of the Saints)
This festival takes place throughout the city, with decorations in the streets. The feast of Saint Anthony festival is celebrated mainly in the Alfama district and on the Avenida da Liberdade where there is a huge parade. The festival consists of singing and dancing, food and drinks, lanterns and streamers. Fado music can be heard and copious amounts of grilled sardines are eaten.Date: 12 June 2021 - 12 June 2021
(Date to be confirmed)
Venue: Throughout the city, particularly Avenida de Liberdade.
New Year's Eve
The Tagus explodes with fireworks on the Praça do Comércio.Date: 31 December 2021 - 31 December 2021
Venue: Various sites.