• Tourism at School

    Tourism at School

    The “Discover Madeira - Tourism at School” project has been developed by the Regional Secretariat for the Economy, Tourism and Culture, aimed at primary schools of the Autonomous Region of Madeira.
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  • Madeira Literary Festival

    Madeira Literary Festival

    March,13th to 17th
    From March,13th to 17th, the Baltazar Dias Municipal Theatre will host another edition of Madeira Literary Festival, an event that attracts writers, poets and literary critics, locals and foreigners who will ge...
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  • National Juniors and Seniors Absolute Championship

    National Juniors and Seniors Absolute Championship

    March, 22nd to 25th
    Between March,22nd to 25th Madeira hosts the National Juniors and  Seniors Absolute Championship, a sports event organised by the Portuguese Swimming Federation in collaboration with the Madeira Swimming Associ...
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  • “Amo-TEatro

    “Amo-TEatro" Festival

    March 23rd to April 1st
    In collaboration with the Camacha’s Experimental Theatre (TEC), Camacha's Casa do Povo will organize another edition of the “AMO-TEatro” Festival. This festival is part of the 9th edition of Madeira's Theatre S...
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  • "Music in the Chapels" Concert Series

    March 24th 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.

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  • Sugarcane show

    Sugarcane show

    March,24th to 25th

    The yearly regional sugarcane production show takes place in the parish of Canhas, at Ponta do Sol municipality, an event to be held from March, 24th to 25th.

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  • “Ocean Lava Madeira” long distance triathlon

    “Ocean Lava Madeira” long distance triathlon

    March 25th

    The Regional Triathlon Association of Madeira (ARTM in its Portuguese acronym) organises the Long Distance Triathlon - “Ocean Lava Madeira”, a joint initiative with the Machico Town Council and Quinta do Lorde.

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  • Music at the Museums

    Music at the Museums

    March 29th

    During 2018, it will take place a new cultural initiative, where several music groups will present their work at museums located in Funchal.

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  • Flower Festival

    Flower Festival

    April,19th to May13th

    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. 

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  • Chapels under the Moonlight

    Chapels under the Moonlight

    April, 19th and 26th and May, 3rd, 11th and 17th

    The Regional Directorate for Culture is the responsible entity for an unprecedented project, based on the idea of accessibility to our heritage, making it available to the general public.

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  • MIUT - Madeira Island Ultra Trail

    MIUT - Madeira Island Ultra Trail

    April 25th to 29th

    The Clube de Montanha do Funchal annually promotes the MIUT (Madeira Island Ultra Trail) a mountain race that offer its participants with a unique experience crossing the island highest peaks/mountains.

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  • Lemon Festival

    Lemon Festival

    April,28th to 29th

    From April, 28th to 29th the parish of Ilha, in the district of Santana, serves as a venue for the Lemon Festival. 

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  • Madeira Auto Parade

    Madeira Auto Parade


    The Regional Secretariat of Tourism and Culture and Madeira Tourism Board promotes the " Madeira Auto Parade" an event that culminates the Flower Festival, held on April,29th 2018.

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  • Festival of St. James the Lesser

    Festival of St. James the Lesser

    May, 1st

    On the 1st May the city of Funchal pays homage to its patron saint, São Tiago Menor (St. James the Lesser).

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  • ‘Fica na Cidade’ Festival

    ‘Fica na Cidade’ Festival

    May,2nd to 9th

    From May, 2nd to 9th the Municipality of Funchal  hosts another edition of the music  Festival ‘Fica na Cidade’ (‘stay in town’). 

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  • Madeira Film Festival

    Madeira Film Festival

    May 14th to 20th
    The Madeira Nature Film Festivals an international independent film festival inspired by nature,that brings together various initiatives related to sustainability, art, education, ecotourism, recreation, a trib...
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  • International Museum Day

    International Museum Day

    May, 18th
    The 2017 edition of the International Museum Day, which is celebrated on the 18th of May, featured the theme “Museums and contested histories: Saying the unspeakable in museums”, in an allusion to the relations...
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  • Onion Festival

    Onion Festival

    May,18th to20th
    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, an event to be held...
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  •  School Sports Festival

    School Sports Festival

    May 22nd to 25th

    The Regional Secretariat of Education, in collaboration with the Regional Directorate of Education, promotes another edition of the School Sports Festival.

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  • 8th edition - Trout Festival/Cider Route

    8th edition - Trout Festival/Cider Route

    May,23rd to 27th

    The municipality of Santana hosts another edition of the Trout Festival/Cider Route, an event which coincides with the Meeting of Cultural Groups in the municipality of Santana, held between May,23rd to 27th.

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  • 44th edition - Book Fair

    44th edition - Book Fair

    May, 25th to June, 3rd

    From May, 25th to June3rd, Avenida Arriaga will be the centre stage of the annual Book Fair, a cultural event which will involve most of Madeira's bookshops and some Portuguese publishing houses.

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  • 3rd edition -

    3rd edition - "Aqui Acolá" Festival

    May, 25th to 28th
    The historical core of the Ponta do Sol municipality will host the3rd edition of the Festival “Aqui Acolá”, a cultural initiative that aims to heighten the cultural landscape and the economy of this emblematica...
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  • Festival Aleste

    Festival Aleste

    May 26th

    Aleste Festival is one of the latest cultural events dedicated specially to music, a musical festival commitment to improve the diversity and the quality music concerts in Madeira Island.

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  • Regional Bands Meeting

    Regional Bands Meeting

    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 r...
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  • 29th Regional Bread Fair

    29th Regional Bread Fair

    The Regional Bread Fair is an event organised by the Funchal Lions Club for over 20 years and usually takes place at Largo da Restauração, with the purpose of raising funds for the club’s charity works, held be...
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  • Ultra Skymarathon Madeira

    Ultra Skymarathon Madeira

    June 1st and 2nd

    With the picturesque city of Santana as backdrop, the 5th edition of the Ultra Skymarathon® Madeira will take place on the 1st and 2nd of June.

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  • 13th Sixteenth Century Market

    13th Sixteenth Century Market

    June 1st to 3rd
    Machico will host the 13th edition of the 16th-century Market under the motto "The heirs of Tristão", an event that evokes the historical period of the discovery of the island, which has gained a prominent cult...
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  • Madeira Canyoning Meeting

    Madeira Canyoning Meeting

    June 4th to 9th

    Madeira Canyoning Meeting is an event organized by the Sailing Club of Seixal and the Mountain Camping Federation of Portugal.

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  • Atlantic Festival

    Atlantic Festival

    June 9th to 30th

    The Madeira Atlantic Festival, an event that sets the beginning of the summer season in Madeira, is one of the most recent tourist entertainment events.

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  • "Sopas do Campo” fair

    June,9th and 10th
    From June 9th to 10th, the Casa do Povo of Boaventura annually promotes the “Sopas do Campo” fair an event held in collaboration with the Regional Secretariat for Environment and Natural Resources, through the ...
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  • Regional Arts Week

    Regional Arts Week

    June 11th to 17th
    For the past three decades the Regional Government of Madeira, the Regional Secretariat for Education/Regional Directorate for Education, through the Directorate for Artistic Education and Multimedia Services, ...
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  • “Popular Parades”

    “Popular Parades”

    June,12th, 13th and 23rd
    During the month of June, and in particular between June, 12th,13th and 23rd, several festivities are held in tribute to several the popular saints, starting with the celebration in honour of Santo António (Sai...
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  • Atlantic Roots Festival

    Atlantic Roots Festival

    June, 14th to 16th
    Promoted by the Regional Culture Bureau (DRC) this event is considered to be one of the oldest traditional music festivals of the World Music genre both in Europe and Portugal, to be held from June,14th to 16th...
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  • Cherry Festival

    Cherry Festival

    June,15th to 17th
    After the rare and beautiful spectacle of the cherry trees in bloom comes the fruit picking season and the Cherry Festival, which takes place in the Jardim da Serra between June ,15th to 17th.
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  • Sé Festivities

    Sé Festivities

    The centre of Funchal takes on a new life at the end of May end of June, with the recreation of traditional Madeiran celebrations.

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  • Madeira International Open Squash

    Madeira International Open Squash

    The Madeira International Open Squash tournament has been a feature of the Madeira Island´s sporting calendar for 15 years.

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  • Feast of St. John's Altars

    Feast of St. John's Altars

    These popular festivities are strongly rooted in the traditions of Madeira.  
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  • Feast of St John | Porto Santo

    Feast of St John | Porto Santo

    June,21st to 25th

    The Feast of St. John are one of the largest tourist events on Porto Santo island, an event integrated in the celebrations of the municipality of Porto Santo, an event to be held between June,21st to 25th.
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  • St. Peter Festivities

    St. Peter Festivities

    June,28th to 29th

    The municipality of Ribeira Brava, located to the west of Madeira Island, hosts the popular saints’ marches in honour of Saint Peter, held betwenn June,27th to 30th.

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  • 63rd Edition - Agricultural Fair

    63rd Edition - Agricultural Fair

    June, 29th to 30th and July,1st
    The Santa Agricultural Fair, an event which dates back to 1955, seeks to foster the development of the local livestock sector with the presence of many exhibitors of products and materials related to agricultur...
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  • Madeira Classic Car Rally

    Madeira Classic Car Rally

    June, 29th to July,01st

    The Madeira Classic Car Club (Clube de Automóveis Clássicos da Madeira) promotes another edition of the Madeira in Classic Car Rally., from June,29th to July,1st.

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  • S. Pedro Festivities  | Câmara de Lobos

    S. Pedro Festivities | Câmara de Lobos

    June,27th to July,1st
    The municipality of Câmara de Lobos promotes the traditional popular marches in honor of San Pedro, an event taking place between June,27th to July,1st, a popular celebration that integrates several groups and ...
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  •  Day of the Autonomous Region of Madeira

    Day of the Autonomous Region of Madeira

    July 1st

    This date marks the commemorations of the independence of Madeira, established in the Portuguese Constitution of 1976 and where celebrations in every municipality of the Autonomous Region of Madeira take place.

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  • Madeira Big Game Fishing Championship

    Madeira Big Game Fishing Championship


    Madeira Islands hosts this well-known event in the panorama of world sport fishing, which takes place simultaneously in various parts of the world, held July,4th.

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  • 34th Regional Folklore Festival - 24 Hours of Dancing

    34th Regional Folklore Festival - 24 Hours of Dancing

    July, 7th to 8th
    From July, 7th to 8th the municipality of Santana hosts this iconic ethnographic festival, which is a hallmark at both a regional and national level, for fostering and promoting the cultural heritage and the cu...
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  • Global Wellness Day - Madeira

    Global Wellness Day - Madeira

    Madeira will take part in the celebrations of the “Global Wellness Day” movement, an event held at the Almirante Reis Gardens, at the Casino Park Hotel Gardens.

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  • Regatta of Traditional Madeiran Canoes

    Regatta of Traditional Madeiran Canoes

    Funchal bay annualy hosts the Traditional Madeiran Canoes Regatta (fishing boats), an event organized by Funchal’s Town Hall and the Madeira Regional Canoeing Association, in collaboration with the Madeira Spor...
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  • Funchal Jazz

    Funchal Jazz

    July 12th to 14th

    Funchal Jazz Festival, organised by Funchal City Hall, is held in the open air at Santa Catarina Park.

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  • Banana Regional Exhibit

    Banana Regional Exhibit

    13th to 15th July
    From July,13th to 15th the village of Madalena do Mar, in the municipality of Ponta do Sol, pays tribute to one of its most important and best known products, which is also one of the main regional agricultural...
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  • NOS Madeira Summer Opening

    NOS Madeira Summer Opening

    July 20th and 22nd

    Santa Catarina Park hosts the sixth edition of the NOS Madeira Summer Opening.

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  • Madeira Bike Tour

    Madeira Bike Tour

    The Madeira Cycling Association will host the 43rd edition of the Madeira Bike Tour, a race integrated both in the junior and amateur cycling categories.

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  • Gastronomy Exhibit of Santana

    Gastronomy Exhibit of Santana

    The municipality of Santana annually promotes the Gastronomy Exhibit, an initiative whose main objective is to contribute to the promotion and appreciation of local cuisine.

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  • Sea Week

    Sea Week

    July 23rd to 29th
    This is one of the most outstanding events in the calendar of events of the northern municipality of Porto Moniz, held every year in July. 
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  •  Machico Gastronomic Fair

    Machico Gastronomic Fair

    Promoted by the Municipality of Machico this event has as main objective promoting the regional cuisine, in particular the delicacies of this municipality located in the eastern part of the island.

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  • Madeira Wine Rally

    Madeira Wine Rally

    August 2nd to 4th

    The “Madeira Wine Rally”, is the largest racing event in the Region.

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  • Nossa Senhora da Saúde Festivity | Lameiros

    Nossa Senhora da Saúde Festivity | Lameiros

    The “Nossa Senhora da Saúde” festivity, is annually held in the parish of Lameiros, São Vicente. Commonly designated by locals as the "Arraial dos Lameiros".

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  • Black Scabbard Fish Festival

    Black Scabbard Fish Festival

    The bay of Câmara de Lobos annually hosts the Black Scabbard Fish Festival, an event organised by the Parish Council of Câmara de Lobos, dedicated to one of the most typical gastronomic specialties of Madeira.

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  • Art Camacha

    Art Camacha

    August, 9th to 14th

    Organized by the Casa do Povo da Camacha, the Camacha Art Festival is dedicated to the cultural traditions of this parish, to be held between August, 9th to 14th.

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  • Nossa Senhora do Monte feastivity

    Nossa Senhora do Monte feastivity

    August, 14th and 15th
    This Festival is considered to be the main feast of popular devotion in the region, celebrated everywhere in the world where there are immigrants from Madeira, an occasion to be held between August 14th to 15th...
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  • Municipality Festivities - S. Vicente

    Municipality Festivities - S. Vicente

    August, 19th to 27th

    For a week, the picturesque town of São Vicente, located on the North coast of Madeira, hosts the festivities in tribute to the municipality with the same name, held between August, 19th to 27th.

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  • National and International Folklore Festival

    National and International Folklore Festival

    August, 26th

    The village of Ponta do Sol annually welcomes this festival, an initiative promoted by the Ponta do Sol Folklore Group, in collaboration with the local Municipal Council, to be held on August,26th.

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  • 15th European Folklore Week

    15th European Folklore Week

    Organized by the Folklore and Ethnographic group of Boa Nova, this cultural initiative aims to disseminate the rich cultural heritage of Madeira by presenting its ethnography and folklore in an intercultural ga...
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  • Madeira Wine Festival

    Madeira Wine Festival

    August 26th to September 9th

    The Madeira Wine Festival is one of the island´s main tourist attractions that pays tribute to this precious nectar and its undeniable socioeconomic significance.

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  • Harvest Festival  | Porto Santo

    Harvest Festival | Porto Santo

    Every year Porto Santo Island hosts this event that promotes the various types of wine produced in this municipality

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  • Wine Harvest - Blandy´s

    Wine Harvest - Blandy´s

    Integrated in the wine harvest festival celebrations held in Madeira Islands, the Blandy´s Lodges organises a varied recreational programme, offering tourists and the general public the opportunity to experienc...
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  • Grape and Farmer Festival

    Grape and Farmer Festival

    September, 1st and 2nd

    Hosted by the Community Centre of Porto da Cruz, this parish town with a great wine-making tradition celebrates every year the Grape and Farmer Festival, to be held between September, 1st to 2nd. 

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  • Feast of Jesus and of the Holy Sacrament

    Feast of Jesus and of the Holy Sacrament

    September,1st to 2nd

    The festivity of "Santissimo Sacramento", also known as the "arraial do Bom Jesus”, is celebrated on the first Sunday of September, in the parish of Ponta Delgada, São Vicente.

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  • Gastronomy of Caniço

    Gastronomy of Caniço

    The Cultural Centre of the village of Caniço hosts an annual showcase of culinary flavours that have come to be established as the tourist attraction for this location.

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  • 22nd Open and Madeira International Table Tennis Open

    22nd Open and Madeira International Table Tennis Open

    The sports hall of the Bartolomeu Perestrelo School hosts the 21st edition of the Madeira International Table Tennis Open, an event part of the World Junior Circuit of the International Table Tennis Federation ...
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  • Wine Harvest Festivities - Quinta do Furão

    Wine Harvest Festivities - Quinta do Furão

    Every year and during the month of September, the Quinta do Furão Hotel joins in with the countless cultural displays held  round the island, as part of the celebrations of the wine harvest.

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  • Columbus Festival

    Columbus Festival

    September 13th to 15th

    The Columbus Festival is based on the historical re-enactment of the time when this famous merchant lived in Porto Santo Island, recalling his stay in the Madeira Islands.

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  • Nossa Senhora da Piedade Festivity

    Nossa Senhora da Piedade Festivity

    September, 17th to 18th

    The traditional "Nossa Senhora da Piedade" Festivity is celebrated every year in Caniçal parish, a religious festivity to be held fromSeptember, 17th to 18th.

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  • Madeira Uphill

    Madeira Uphill

    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, ...
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  • XXXIII Apple Festival

    XXXIII Apple Festival

    September, 15th to 16th
    This characteristically rural event brings together many farmers from several neighbouring regions, which turn the production of the “pêro”, common name for apple, into a widely animated festival of great proje...
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  • Bodyboard Girls Experience

    Bodyboard Girls Experience

    September, 18th to 23rd
    The Surf Association of the Autonomous Region of Madeira (ASRAM) in partnership with the Machico Ludens Sport Club is currently organising the sixth edition of the Bodyboard Girls Experience, an annual  sports ...
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  • L Concerts

    L Concerts

    The Estalagem da Ponta do Sol, in collaboration with Madeira Tourism Board, the company “Urbanistas” and the Madeira Music Conservatoire, hosts another edition of “L Concerts".

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  • 28th Cider Festival

    28th Cider Festival

    September, 22nd to 23rd
    With the aim of promoting the secular tradition that is behind the manufacture of cider, the village of Santo da Serra annually promotes a popular festivity as a tribute to the cider, a local popular beverage, ...
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  • World Tourism Day Commemorations

    World Tourism Day Commemorations

    September 27th

    Madeira, whilst tourist destination par excellence, could not abide from joining in on the commemorations of the World Tourism Day.

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  • Biosphere Roller Skater

    Biosphere Roller Skater

    September 28th to 30th
    The “Biosphere Roller Skate” is an International Speed Skating Tournament held in Faial, in Santana (Madeira), more specifically between the track of 200 metres situated at the mouth of Ribeira do Faial and the...
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  • Nature Festival

    Nature Festival

    October 2nd to 7th

    The Madeira Nature Festival promotes for a week tourist activities based on nature thus encouraging a direct contact with the rich natural heritage of the archipelago of Madeira.

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  • "Senhor dos Milagres" Festivity

    October, 8th and 9th

    One of the most important Madeiran festivities happens in the month of October, in the municipality of Machico, east of Madeira, a religious festivity held on October, 8th and 9th.

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  •  Madeira Organ Festival

    Madeira Organ Festival

    The Regional Directorate for Culture promotes the Madeira Organ Festival, organizing a set of twelve concerts, headlined by nationally and internationally renowned Master Organ players, the concerts will be hel...
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  • European Triathlon Cup

    European Triathlon Cup

    October 27th

    The Regional Triathlon Association of Madeira and the Triathlon Federation of Portugal are organising the European Triathlon Cup and the Portuguese Cup in Funchal.

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  • Funchal Eco Trail

    Funchal Eco Trail

    October 27th

    The city of Funchal is part of an international route of Eco Trail events, a kind of trail running that is unique for the fact that it includes an urban circuit.

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  • Madeira Island International Swim Marathon

    Madeira Island International Swim Marathon

    October 27th and 28th
    Madeira Island annually hosts the Madeira Island International Swim Marathon (MIISM), a sports initiative organized by the Funchal Naval Club, in partnership with the Madeira Swimming Association, aiming to att...
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  • Chestnut Festival

    Chestnut Festival

    October, 31st to November, 1st
    Organized by the Casa do Povo of Curral das Freiras with the purpose of promoting this important regional agricultural product. The Chestnut Festival held from October, 31st to November, 1st is an opportunity ...
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  • IV Madeira Piano Fest

    IV Madeira Piano Fest

    The Association of the Friends of the Madeira Conservatory of Music present yet another unique musical festival: Madeira Piano Fest.

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  • 21st International Madeira Bridge Open

    21st International Madeira Bridge Open

    The Madeira Bridge Association, promotes this tournement to be held at Vidamar Resorts Madeira Hotel, in Funchal. 
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  • Saint Martin Festivities

    Saint Martin Festivities

    On the 11th of November is celebrated by the Catholic Church the festivities in tribute to Saint Martin a celebration that depicts the faith and unique traditions of the people of Madeira.

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  • Weddings Fair “Funchal Noivos & Festas”

    Weddings Fair “Funchal Noivos & Festas”

    Organised by the Funchal Trade and Industry Association – Madeira Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACIF-CCIM), the 10th edition of the weddings fair “Funchal Noivos & Festas” will, once again, take place at th...
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  • The Essence of Wine – Madeira

    The Essence of Wine – Madeira

    The Madeira Congress Centre hosts one of the main vinicultural events of the island - “Madeira Wine Essence”.
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  • 6th Sandokan Enduro

    6th Sandokan Enduro

    Between Madeira Island hosts the sixth edition of Sandokan - Enduro Madeira Island race, a MTB sport competition promoted by the company BIKULTURE, held at the municipality of Calheta.

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  • 7th Madeira Micro International Film Festival

    7th Madeira Micro International Film Festival

    The ancient Cine Sol building, located in the village of Ponta do Sol, will be the stage of the 7th Madeira Micro International Film Festival.

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  •  13th 'Madeira Traditional Delicacies' Exhibition

    13th 'Madeira Traditional Delicacies' Exhibition

    December,8th to 9th
    The Casa do Povo da Boaventura, located in the village of Fajã do Penedo, in the municipality of São Vicente, will promote from December, 8th to 9th, the thirteenth edition of the Madeira Traditional delicacies...
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  • Madeira Dig Festival

    Madeira Dig Festival

    The Madeira Dig Festival, a noteworthy high quality cultural event that highlights Madeira as an attractive tourist destination for a young and active segment.

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  • Childbirth Masses

    Childbirth Masses

    December,16th to 24th

    From 16th to 24th December, Madeira celebrates one of its main Christmas traditions: the Childbirth Masses.

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  • Night at the Market

    Night at the Market

    December, 23rd

    Shopping for the final Christmas gifts on the night of the 23rd of December is a tradition that leads thousands of Madeireans to the Market streets in Funchal.

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  • 60th Tour of the city of Funchal – St. Sylvester’s Race

    60th Tour of the city of Funchal – St. Sylvester’s Race

    December 28th

    The Tour of the City of Funchal is an event promoted by the Madeira Athletics Association and considered one of the oldest of its kind in Portugal and Europe.

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  • Madeira Plunge

    Madeira Plunge

    January 1st

    The event of the year will take place on the 1st of January at noon, at Ponta Gorda Bathing Complex, also known as “Poças do Governador”.

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  • “Cantar os Reis

    “Cantar os Reis" – Twelfth Night Songs

    January, 5th
    This is one of the oldest and most popular traditions in Madeira celebrated a little all over the island, a ritual that brings together families, friends and neighbours who come out to the streets to "sing the ...
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  • Christmas and New Year´s Eve Festivities

    Christmas and New Year´s Eve Festivities

    December 1st, 2018 to January 6th, 2019
    The arrival of the decorative lights in the streets of the city centre of Funchal, during the month of December, sets the beginning of the Madeira Christmas and End of the Year Festivities programme, taking pla...
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  • Santo Amaro Feast

    Santo Amaro Feast

    January 15th

    Madeira Islands celebrate, in a particularly festive and ceremonial way all over the island, the religious festivity of Santo Amaro, held from January,11th to 15th.

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  • XI Madeira Orienteering Meeting

    XI Madeira Orienteering Meeting

    The Madeira Adventure Club annually organizes the Madeira Orienteering Meeting (MOM).

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  • Funchal Marathon

    Funchal Marathon

    The Madeira Athletics Association (AARAM) promotes this major international sporting event.

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  • Panelo Feast

    Panelo Feast


    This is a famous and old Madeira tradition enjoyed with a special feeling by the local residents of Seixal, a small village located near Porto Moniz, to be held on January,27th.

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  • Compadres Feast

    Compadres Feast

    February,23rd to 24th
    The ‘Festa dos Compadres’ marks the opening of the Carnival season in Madeira, a tradition going back to more than 50 years, which is celebrated with great enthusiasm in Santana, an event held on February,23rd ...
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  • Carnival


    February 26th to March,6th

    Madeira Carnival festivities offer a variety of activities you can choose from, with the option to enjoy them as a simple spectator or as an active participan.

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  • Regional Custard Apple Exhibition

    Regional Custard Apple Exhibition

    The Casa do Povo of  Faial and the Farmers Association promote the annual Regional Custard Apple Exhibition (Exposição Regional da Anona), in partnership with the Regional Secretariat of Environment and Natural...
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  • Porto Santo Nature Trail

    Porto Santo Nature Trail

    The Athletics Association of the Autonomous Region of Madeira is once again hosting the Porto Santo Nature Trail having reshaped the event, which is held in the Golden island.

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  • Madeira Sup Challenge

    Madeira Sup Challenge

    The "Centro de Treino Mar" nautical club hosts the second edition of the  "Madeira Sup Challenge" a meeting for stand up padleboard (SUP) athletes.

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  • The Stars Route

    The Stars Route

    Created in 2010, “The Stars Route” is identified as one of the most important high quality gastronomic festivals that take place in Portugal, involving, since that date, more than half a hundred national and fo...
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