Lisbon events



Jazz in August

The importance of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation for the cultural life of Lisbon is once again proven by the fact the said foundation organizes the so-called Jazz em Agosto, meaning,...
Jazz in August

Lisbon Pride

Lisbon is renowned for its gay and lesbian community and for the opportunities it makes available to this specific tourist target. Bairro Alto, one of the most reputed districts of...
Lisbon Pride

Oceans Festival

The Oceans Festival occasions a miscellaneous range of events to take place is Lisbon. The city is literally taken hold of by live music performances, street parades and animation, open-air...
Oceans Festival

Almada International Theatre Festival

The Almada International Theater Festival is organized by the Municipal Theater of Almada (Teatro Municipal de Almada), and despite the fact the said theater is, as the name suggests, located...
Almada International Theatre Festival

International Traditional Handicrafts and Gastronomy Fair

Despite the fact the International Handicraft Fair of Lisbon does not enjoy the popularity of other events held in the capital of Portugal, it remains, however, an event of special...
International Traditional Handicrafts and Gastronomy Fair

Festival of Popular Saints

The Festival of Popular Saints is one of the most awaited traditional events in Lisbon. Despite its name, which might suggest ample religious implications, the festival occasions manifestations on the...
Festival of Popular Saints

Alkantara Festival

The Alkantara Festival is a festival held every two years, being dedicated to the performing arts. It welcomes international artists in order to provide the public which a miscellaneous and...
Alkantara Festival

Lisbon Book Fair

The Lisbon Book Fair is one of the oldest cultural festivals held in the capital of Portugal. It was inaugurated in the 1930s, and its traditional location is the Eduardo...
Lisbon Book Fair

IndieLisboa

IndieLisboa is the main independent film festival in Lisbon and, in fact, in the entire Portugal. It was first organized in 2003, but it has attained skyrocket popularity. The festival...
IndieLisboa

Estoril Open

Estoril Open is the most prestigious tennis tournament in Portugal. It was first organized in 1990, and it has become a landmark of the Iberian calendar in the field of...
Estoril Open

Lisbon Fish and Flavors

Lisbon Fish and Flavors is basically a gastronomic event also conceived to draw the tourist attention to the local traditional cuisine of the capital of Portugal. It is, thus, by...
Lisbon Fish and Flavors

Lisbon Boat and Sports Show

Held each year in early February, the Lisbon Boat and Sports Show is organized at the so-called Feira Internacional de Lisboa (or FIL, meaning the International Exhibition Center of Lisbon),...
Lisbon Boat and Sports Show

Antiques and Art Fair

The Antiques and Art Fair of Lisbon, which is organized each year between January and February, is an ideal opportunity for tens of arts and antiques collectors to showcase and...
Antiques and Art Fair

New Year's Eve

Lisbon is a European capital which lives up to its reputation regardless of the moment of the year. The New Year’s Eve is an event of special magnificence in Lisbon,...
New Year's Eve

Winter Festival

The Winter Festival of Lisbon is organized each year in December or January under the patronage of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation. This is a major cultural event and, in fact,...
Winter Festival

Super Bock em Stock

Super Bock em Stock is chiefly defined as a music festival welcoming artists from the national and international scene. Crowds of people gather on Avenida da Liberdade in order to...
Super Bock em Stock

Lisbon Marathon

Next to the prestigious Lisbon Half Marathon, the Lisbon Marathon counts as one of the most popular sports events held in the capital of Portugal. Thousands of runners gather in...
Lisbon Marathon

Musicandas Festival

The Musicandas Festival is basically a music-related festival which gathers together in Lisbon a large number of artists from all Portuguese speaking countries and corners of the world, such as...
Musicandas Festival

Art Lisbon

Art Lisbon is one of the main and, in fact, the greatest opportunity for contemporary art lovers to share their passion for the latest trends and creations in the field....
Art Lisbon

DocLisboa

The cinemas of Lisbon are once again overwhelmed by screenings and related events in the second half of October, on the occasion of the so-called DocLisboa (Lisbon Documentary Film Festival)....
DocLisboa

ModaLisboa

Shopping is, without a doubt, one of the tourist trumps of Lisbon, in particular when it comes to the fashion industry. Fashion victims can always delight in purchasing or, why...
ModaLisboa

Intercasa

Intercasa is the height of all interior decorations and design-related events in Lisbon. It is defined as an international interior design exhibition, and it is held at the reputed Feira...
Intercasa

Queer Lisboa

The Sao Jorge Cinema is home to yet another notable film-related festival of Lisbon, namely, Queer Lisboa. The festival, just as the name suggest, is an annual Gay and Lesbian...
Queer Lisboa

MOTELx

Horror movie aficionados must keep in mind Lisbon does have its platform of entertainment targeting on this particular public. The so-called MOTELx (Festival Internacional de Cinema de Terror de Lisboa)...
MOTELx

Experimenta Design

Experimenta Design is largely defined as a cultural festival, and the range of events it occasions is quite miscellaneous, including debates, workshops and exhibitions which target on fields like design...
Experimenta Design

Com'Out Lisbon

Com’Out Lisbon, which is called Lisboa Na Rua in Portuguese, is yet another opportunity tourists can take in order to sample the charm and the verve of the local cultural...
Com'Out Lisbon

Festival Silencio

Festival Silencio is a relatively newly emerging festival in Lisbon, focusing on promoting and popularizing a cutting-edge form of art which involves the interaction of word with sundry forms of...
Festival Silencio

Rock in Rio Lisbon

Rock in Rio is traditionally held, as the name suggests, in Rio de Janeiro, but as from 2004 it has been organized in Lisbon (with a brief interruption in 2011,...
Rock in Rio Lisbon

Lisbon Half Marathon

The Lisbon Half Marathon is one of the most prestigious and awaited sports events in the capital of Portugal. Its first edition was organized in 1991, which means it has...
Lisbon Half Marathon

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