Christmas and NewYear’s Eve Festivities
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30/11/2021 - 15/01/2022
0:00
In this very special season, the Christmas spirit invades the streets of Santa Cruz: Christmas-themed paintings and lights inspired by the municipality’s traditions, spread throughout its parishes. Like in other municipalities in the region, there are also market nights full...
Showing
01/12/2021 - 09/01/2022
18:00
This is the day on which festive lights are switched on. Residents and tourists alike go out into the streets to enjoy the magic of Christmas lighting. There are carols reminiscent of the season and an area entirely dedicated to...
Showing
The official kick off of the Christmas and New Year’s Eve Festivities happens in the 1st of December, and is marked by the moment when the wonderful Christmas lights switch on in Funchal downtown.Madeira is filled with a festive atmosphere;...
Showing
The true Madeiran Christmas traditions are shown in different locations throughout the island on different dates. The most well-known is the market night at the Farmers’ Market in Funchal on the 23rd of December. Many locals come from all parts...
Upcoming
07/12/2021 - 07/01/2022
0:00
At Christmas, the whole town of Ponta do Sol is filled with light and decorations befitting to the season, which makes thousands of visitors fill the streets at that time. There is a real show of light and colour in...
Upcoming
08/12/2021 - 08/01/2022
0:00
The municipal square is entirely dedicated to children and families, with a wide range of activities, where moments of fun and joy are allowed for, recreating the Christmas spirit and atmosphere.
Upcoming
15/12/2021 - 23/12/2021
6:00
From the second half of December until Christmas eve, Madeirans get up at the crack of dawn to participate in the masses honoring Our Lady. After mass, in the church square, people share sandwiches of “carne de vinha d’alhos” (pork...
Upcoming
31/12/2021
0:00
Bringing in the New Year with a bang! Magic happens when you watch the fireworks display on the old city quay and the party continues into the night with a musical show in Largo das Palmeiras, where entertainment and good...
Upcoming
01/01/2022
0:00
A New Year Commemorative Concert with the full Orchestra, focused on sending a message related to ‘Signs of Hope’. The Orchestra always tries to approach the history of the community to which it belongs, and it is based on that...
Carnival is the first big event in Madeira’s event calendar.In all counties of the archipelago there are small parades and themed parties where everyone wears a carnival costume.This event starts on Friday, before the “Entrudo” (Shrove or Fat Tuesday as...
Upcoming
23/04/2022 - 24/04/2022
10:00
This is the major competition of trail running in Madeira. Year after year, this competition brings not only a vast selection of elite ITRA athletes as well as hundreds of other runners, gathering over 2000 participants.It’s a race of 115km...
Upcoming
05/05/2022 - 29/05/2022
10:00
It’s definitely the most emblematic and colourful event of Madeira. For several weeks Funchal has the aroma of the flowers and the joy of thousands of visitors.The construction of the Wall of Hope (where children place flowers) and the flower...
Upcoming
08/05/2022
16:00
On Sunday afternoon, the streets of downtown Funchal are once again filled with music, color and soft perfumes with the sumptuous parade of floats that harmoniously combine multiple floral species with decorations full of creativity.The Allegorical Flower Parade, is one...
Upcoming
14/05/2022
15:00
This event aims to promote the regional fashion sector, engaging a wide number of creators inspired by the flowers, therefore bestowing a touch of contemporaneity and “glamour” to one of the greatest tourist attractions of Madeira, in an unique touristic...
Upcoming
19/05/2022 - 22/05/2022
17:00
This event integrates musical concerts carried out in emblematic gardens of Funchal but also, in other venues throughout the island, aiming to decentralize the festivities and reinforce the entertainment offer.These concerts are carried out in a unique environment, where the...
Upcoming
26/05/2022 - 29/05/2022
10:00
The diversity of Madeiran flora contributed, in a great way, to the establishment of these artistic manifestations, which combine the beauty of flowers with the characteristic elements of Madeiran tradition and culture. The floral sculptures are a great contribution to...
Upcoming
03/06/2022 - 04/06/2022
14:00
Tantalise your taste buds at the fourth edition of our annual festival, ”The Art of Flavours”, hosted by our Michelin-starred chef Luís Pestana. The two-day event kicks off with a lavish outdoor party with chefs at live cooking stations serving...
Upcoming
04/06/2022 - 25/06/2022
22:00
With 20 years of existence this is the official event that opens the door for Summer in Madeira. Every Saturday in June an international competition takes place in Funchal’s bay, where each participating country chooses a theme and exhibits the...
Upcoming
15/07/2022 - 23/07/2022
20:00
This is the biggest Summer festival in the archipelago with a set of extreme variety of music styles – hip-hop, soul, funk, rock, rap, reggae and so much more.An authentic tribute to the sun and the good vibes. Santa Catarina...
Upcoming
23/07/2022
18:00
Get ready to start the summer season with our iconic White Summer Party, the summer’s most hotly anticipated event! Come dressed in white by our beautiful pool to celebrate the arrival of Summer in style with your family and friends....
Upcoming
This Wine Festival is, overall, a cultural and ethnographic event.The Festival honours this sector of extreme importance to Madeira, attracting tourists as well as locals to several locations.At Praça do Povo, the Madeira Wine lounge will be set up, recreating a more cosmopolitan...
Upcoming
17/09/2022
18:00
You needn’t be sad saying goodbye to summer thanks to our spectacular party at Reid’s Palace. The awaited Bye Bye Summer Party is just around the corner so don’t miss the opportunity to say farewell to Summer 2022! Delight yourself...
Upcoming
21/09/2022 - 25/09/2022
15:00
Columbus festival it’s just one of the many good reasons that will make you visit the so called “Golden Island”.With a totally different landscape, Porto Santo is known for having one of the most beautiful beaches in the country with...
Upcoming
04/10/2022 - 09/10/2022
10:00
Madeira’s Laurissilva forest, which is a world heritage site since 1999, and the natural patrimony of the archipelago are the reasons why this festival is celebrated.Activities like “levada” walks, canyoning in the waterfalls of the coastline or in the shores...
Upcoming
15/12/2021 - 23/12/2021
6:00
From the second half of December until Christmas eve, Madeirans get up at the crack of dawn to participate in the masses honoring Our Lady. After mass, in the church square, people share sandwiches of “carne de vinha d’alhos” (pork...
Showing
01/12/2021 - 09/01/2022
18:00
This is the day on which festive lights are switched on. Residents and tourists alike go out into the streets to enjoy the magic of Christmas lighting. There are carols reminiscent of the season and an area entirely dedicated to...
Upcoming
07/12/2021 - 07/01/2022
0:00
At Christmas, the whole town of Ponta do Sol is filled with light and decorations befitting to the season, which makes thousands of visitors fill the streets at that time. There is a real show of light and colour in...
Upcoming
08/12/2021 - 08/01/2022
0:00
The municipal square is entirely dedicated to children and families, with a wide range of activities, where moments of fun and joy are allowed for, recreating the Christmas spirit and atmosphere.
Upcoming
31/12/2021
0:00
Bringing in the New Year with a bang! Magic happens when you watch the fireworks display on the old city quay and the party continues into the night with a musical show in Largo das Palmeiras, where entertainment and good...
Showing
30/11/2021 - 15/01/2022
0:00
In this very special season, the Christmas spirit invades the streets of Santa Cruz: Christmas-themed paintings and lights inspired by the municipality’s traditions, spread throughout its parishes. Like in other municipalities in the region, there are also market nights full...
Showing
The official kick off of the Christmas and New Year’s Eve Festivities happens in the 1st of December, and is marked by the moment when the wonderful Christmas lights switch on in Funchal downtown.Madeira is filled with a festive atmosphere;...
Upcoming
01/01/2022
0:00
A New Year Commemorative Concert with the full Orchestra, focused on sending a message related to ‘Signs of Hope’. The Orchestra always tries to approach the history of the community to which it belongs, and it is based on that...
Upcoming
19/05/2022 - 22/05/2022
17:00
This event integrates musical concerts carried out in emblematic gardens of Funchal but also, in other venues throughout the island, aiming to decentralize the festivities and reinforce the entertainment offer.These concerts are carried out in a unique environment, where the...
Upcoming
23/07/2022
18:00
Get ready to start the summer season with our iconic White Summer Party, the summer’s most hotly anticipated event! Come dressed in white by our beautiful pool to celebrate the arrival of Summer in style with your family and friends....
Upcoming
17/09/2022
18:00
You needn’t be sad saying goodbye to summer thanks to our spectacular party at Reid’s Palace. The awaited Bye Bye Summer Party is just around the corner so don’t miss the opportunity to say farewell to Summer 2022! Delight yourself...
Upcoming
15/07/2022 - 23/07/2022
20:00
This is the biggest Summer festival in the archipelago with a set of extreme variety of music styles – hip-hop, soul, funk, rock, rap, reggae and so much more.An authentic tribute to the sun and the good vibes. Santa Catarina...
Showing
The true Madeiran Christmas traditions are shown in different locations throughout the island on different dates. The most well-known is the market night at the Farmers’ Market in Funchal on the 23rd of December. Many locals come from all parts...
Upcoming
23/07/2022
18:00
Get ready to start the summer season with our iconic White Summer Party, the summer’s most hotly anticipated event! Come dressed in white by our beautiful pool to celebrate the arrival of Summer in style with your family and friends....
Upcoming
03/06/2022 - 04/06/2022
14:00
Tantalise your taste buds at the fourth edition of our annual festival, ”The Art of Flavours”, hosted by our Michelin-starred chef Luís Pestana. The two-day event kicks off with a lavish outdoor party with chefs at live cooking stations serving...
Upcoming
This Wine Festival is, overall, a cultural and ethnographic event.The Festival honours this sector of extreme importance to Madeira, attracting tourists as well as locals to several locations.At Praça do Povo, the Madeira Wine lounge will be set up, recreating a more cosmopolitan...
Upcoming
04/10/2022 - 09/10/2022
10:00
Madeira’s Laurissilva forest, which is a world heritage site since 1999, and the natural patrimony of the archipelago are the reasons why this festival is celebrated.Activities like “levada” walks, canyoning in the waterfalls of the coastline or in the shores...
Upcoming
23/04/2022 - 24/04/2022
10:00
This is the major competition of trail running in Madeira. Year after year, this competition brings not only a vast selection of elite ITRA athletes as well as hundreds of other runners, gathering over 2000 participants.It’s a race of 115km...
Upcoming
15/12/2021 - 23/12/2021
6:00
From the second half of December until Christmas eve, Madeirans get up at the crack of dawn to participate in the masses honoring Our Lady. After mass, in the church square, people share sandwiches of “carne de vinha d’alhos” (pork...
Showing
The true Madeiran Christmas traditions are shown in different locations throughout the island on different dates. The most well-known is the market night at the Farmers’ Market in Funchal on the 23rd of December. Many locals come from all parts...
Upcoming
31/12/2021
0:00
Bringing in the New Year with a bang! Magic happens when you watch the fireworks display on the old city quay and the party continues into the night with a musical show in Largo das Palmeiras, where entertainment and good...
Upcoming
26/05/2022 - 29/05/2022
10:00
The diversity of Madeiran flora contributed, in a great way, to the establishment of these artistic manifestations, which combine the beauty of flowers with the characteristic elements of Madeiran tradition and culture. The floral sculptures are a great contribution to...
Upcoming
04/06/2022 - 25/06/2022
22:00
With 20 years of existence this is the official event that opens the door for Summer in Madeira. Every Saturday in June an international competition takes place in Funchal’s bay, where each participating country chooses a theme and exhibits the...
Upcoming
04/10/2022 - 09/10/2022
10:00
Madeira’s Laurissilva forest, which is a world heritage site since 1999, and the natural patrimony of the archipelago are the reasons why this festival is celebrated.Activities like “levada” walks, canyoning in the waterfalls of the coastline or in the shores...
Upcoming
21/09/2022 - 25/09/2022
15:00
Columbus festival it’s just one of the many good reasons that will make you visit the so called “Golden Island”.With a totally different landscape, Porto Santo is known for having one of the most beautiful beaches in the country with...
Upcoming
This Wine Festival is, overall, a cultural and ethnographic event.The Festival honours this sector of extreme importance to Madeira, attracting tourists as well as locals to several locations.At Praça do Povo, the Madeira Wine lounge will be set up, recreating a more cosmopolitan...
Upcoming
04/06/2022 - 25/06/2022
22:00
With 20 years of existence this is the official event that opens the door for Summer in Madeira. Every Saturday in June an international competition takes place in Funchal’s bay, where each participating country chooses a theme and exhibits the...
Carnival is the first big event in Madeira’s event calendar.In all counties of the archipelago there are small parades and themed parties where everyone wears a carnival costume.This event starts on Friday, before the “Entrudo” (Shrove or Fat Tuesday as...
Upcoming
05/05/2022 - 29/05/2022
10:00
It’s definitely the most emblematic and colourful event of Madeira. For several weeks Funchal has the aroma of the flowers and the joy of thousands of visitors.The construction of the Wall of Hope (where children place flowers) and the flower...
Showing
The official kick off of the Christmas and New Year’s Eve Festivities happens in the 1st of December, and is marked by the moment when the wonderful Christmas lights switch on in Funchal downtown.Madeira is filled with a festive atmosphere;...
Upcoming
01/01/2022
0:00
A New Year Commemorative Concert with the full Orchestra, focused on sending a message related to ‘Signs of Hope’. The Orchestra always tries to approach the history of the community to which it belongs, and it is based on that...
Upcoming
08/05/2022
16:00
On Sunday afternoon, the streets of downtown Funchal are once again filled with music, color and soft perfumes with the sumptuous parade of floats that harmoniously combine multiple floral species with decorations full of creativity.The Allegorical Flower Parade, is one...
Carnival is the first big event in Madeira’s event calendar.In all counties of the archipelago there are small parades and themed parties where everyone wears a carnival costume.This event starts on Friday, before the “Entrudo” (Shrove or Fat Tuesday as...
Upcoming
05/05/2022 - 29/05/2022
10:00
It’s definitely the most emblematic and colourful event of Madeira. For several weeks Funchal has the aroma of the flowers and the joy of thousands of visitors.The construction of the Wall of Hope (where children place flowers) and the flower...
Upcoming
14/05/2022
15:00
This event aims to promote the regional fashion sector, engaging a wide number of creators inspired by the flowers, therefore bestowing a touch of contemporaneity and “glamour” to one of the greatest tourist attractions of Madeira, in an unique touristic...
Upcoming
21/09/2022 - 25/09/2022
15:00
Columbus festival it’s just one of the many good reasons that will make you visit the so called “Golden Island”.With a totally different landscape, Porto Santo is known for having one of the most beautiful beaches in the country with...
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