Porto’s own international fantasy film festival, and one of Portugal’s most important film festivals, it features both blockbusters and art films.Date: 22 February 2019 - 02 March 2019
Venue: Rivoli Teatro Municipal.
Having first taken place in 2004, the Serralves Festival is fast establishing itself as one of Portugal's biggest festivals of contemporary arts, it takes place over a single weekend and features 40 hours of non-stop music, theatre, dance, film and other activities.Date: 01 June 2019 - 03 June 2019
(Date to be confirmed)
Venue: Serralves Park
São João Festival (St John Festival)
This is the biggest festival on the Porto calendar, attracting people from all over the country to the historic city centre for a huge party that features musical events, barbecuing in the streets, a massive fireworks display and people banging each other on the head with plastic hammers.Date: 23 June 2019 - 24 June 2019
Venue: City centre.
Porto Marathon and Half Marathon
Annual races on a course running from the south bank of the Douro via the Atlantic coastline and Porto city centre.Date: 03 November 2019 - 03 November 2019
Venue: City centre start.
São Silvestre Running Race
This race starts and finishes by the Porto City Hall in Praça General Humberto Delgado, and attracts around 5,000 participants.Date: 31 December 2019 - 31 December 2019
Venue: City Hall.