04 May '17
April ,21st and 27th
After a short break, "Music in the Chapels" will bring entertainment to the chapel of São Sebastião located in the municipality of Ponta do Sol.
Ribeira Brava municipal council, in partnership with the Madeira Cultural Department (DRC) and the Madeira Philharmonic Bands Association, organises this cultural initiative annually - a public recognition of regional philharmonic bands.
On the 1st May every year, the city of Funchal pays homage to its patron saint, São Tiago Menor (St. James the Lesser).Read more
May,2nd to 14th
Between the 2nd and 14th may, the Funchal Municipal Council promotes and holds the 2nd edition of the Festival ‘Fica na Cidade’ (‘stay in town’).
May 4th to 21st
Floral species originating in many parts of the world bloom in Madeira, as the island meets specific climatic conditions that allow species from both tropical and cold regions to flourish.
Madeira Uphill 2000 is an athletic event of an international scope, which will be hosted again in the city of Funchal and which consecrates the athletes of many countries, from a more recreational perspective, not forgetting its competitive aspect.
May 13th and 14th
For the first time ever, Madeira is the host of the 3rd leg of the Enduro Mountain Bike World Series (ENDURO) on the 13th and 14th of May, joining destinations like New Zealand, Australia, Ireland, France, the United States, Canada and Italy, where the remaining 7 stages of this championship will take place.
The Regional Secretariat of Economy, Tourism and Culture and Madeira Tourism Board will promote the " Madeira Auto Parade" an event that culminates the Flower Festival, held on May, 14th.
May,19th to 21st
The Onion Festival is the best known festival in the city of Caniço, in the district of Santa Cruz. Its main attractions are the parade and auction on the theme of this agricultural product.