Funchal

On Friday morning, prior to Carnival, about a thousand young revellers from various schools and kindergartens of Funchal, all in disguise, parade through the city centre (Avenida Arriaga), in an atmosphere of Carnival liveliness.
  • 26/01/2023
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The Saturday night exuberant allegorical parade is the highlight of Carnival festivities. Over a thousand revellers participate dressed in eye-catching costumes in addition to a dozen exquisitely decorated floats. The carnival allegoric parade exudes brightness, color, rhythm and a lot...
  • 26/01/2023
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Funchal downtown is once again the stage of another highly original and creative entertainment initiative: with contagious energy, hundreds of revellers from “Associação de Desenvolvimento Comunitário do Funchal” parade along Avenida Arriaga towards the Municipal Garden, where a show takes...
  • 16/01/2023
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This Christmas Itinerary proposes a different way of experiencing Christmas, visiting some of the cultural centre’s, museums, galleries, and manor houses in the region, hence discovering what each one has to offer!
  • 21/12/2022
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The Madeira Web Summit 2023– Digital Nomad Edition, is a unique event that will take place from January 25th to 29th. This summit is perfect for those who want to enjoy a lifestyle based on remote work as their main...
  • 14/12/2022
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This cultural event – The Madeira Organ Festival – consists of a set of several concerts, headlined by nationally and internationally renowned Master Organ players. These concerts will be held during the month of October, in several local liturgical venues...
  • 19/10/2022
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To the Sound of Mandolins, For the Good of Art!Recognized as the oldest and youngest Mandolin Orchestra in Europe, a distinction of relevance in a region of excellence within the European community, the Madeira Mandolin Orchestra® presents itself in the...
  • 06/09/2022
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The annual event “Classics at Magnolia” is back with its third edition scheduled for the last weekend of July. The ambiance given by the 19th-century building is perfect for the exhibition of classic vehicles, transporting the whole space to the...
  • 06/06/2022
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From March, 24th to April,2nd, Avenida Arriaga is the centre stage of the annual Book Fair, a cultural gathering which involves most of Madeira’s bookshops and some Portuguese publishing houses. This initiative is being run by Funchal Municipal Council and...
  • 11/05/2022
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This event, which takes place at Praça do Povo on the last weekend of May, is organized by Clube de Automóveis Clássicos da Madeira with the purpose of showing and rewarding the best and most elegant vintage and classic vehicles...
  • 04/05/2022
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Itinerary: Starts at Avenida Francisco Sá Carneiro, Avenida do Mar e das Comunidades Madeirenses (north lane) until Praça da Autonomia do Mar, Avenida do Mar e das Comunidades Madeirenses (south lane), Avenida Francisco Sá Carneiro, Rotunda Harvey Foster (roundabout). Display...
  • 04/05/2022
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Palheiro Golf
We are pleased announce a unique golf tournament on the island of eternal spring, join us in celebrating the flowers of Madeira at the third edition of the Palheiro Gardens Golf Classic! An individual Stableford competition, with unique giveaways and...
  • 26/04/2022
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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...
  • 17/11/2021
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The Madeira Wine Lounge, in Praça do Povo, is a prime location for visitors to enjoy wine and gastronomy tastings, to the sound of regional musical groups of different genres. This location has five specific areas: Madeira Wine Producers (12),...
  • 08/10/2021
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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...
  • 07/10/2021
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The groups participating in the Allegoric Parade of the Flower Festival, will perform at the Heliport displaying their costumes and choreography. Spread over 3 days of 2 weekends, the performances celebrate flowers, beauty and joy in a festive atmosphere. The...
  • 07/10/2021
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Four music concerts will be held in emblematic locations of Madeira Island, aiming to decentralize the festivities and reinforce the entertainment offer, within the programme of the Flower Festival.These concerts are carried out in a unique environment, where the audience...
  • 07/10/2021
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The fireworks show for the New Year lasts about eight minutes and is distributed across 59 fireworks stations located across Funchal’s amphitheater (27 stations), Pier 8 and Praia Almirante Reis (25 stations), at sea (5 stations) and Porto Santo Island...
  • 20/06/2021
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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...
  • 20/06/2021
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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...
  • 24/02/2021
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This Enduro race combines an adventure in Madeira with the best of Mountain Biking!! In the “Bike Camp Experience” the athletes will camp, every day, in places of spectacular beauty.At TransMadeira, the objective is to cover about 200 km of...
  • 24/02/2021
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With a total area of 36,000 m², Santa Catarina Park offers stunning views of Funchal Bay and has several walking paths. The park offers nature lovers many species of flora from around the world and has an enchanting lake with...
  • 17/02/2021
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The church of São João Evangelista do Colégio do Funchal is one of the most beautiful monuments of the 17th century. Its construction marks the transition from international mannerism to Portuguese Baroque.Located in the parish of São Pedro, it presents...
  • 10/12/2020
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Located in Avenida Arriaga, the Baltazar Dias Municipal Theatre is a centennial monument of high architectural value. The Baltazar Dias Theatre is a tribute to the blind playwright from Madeira island, Baltazar Dias, a theatrical author in the second half...
  • 10/12/2020
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Built in 1660, this church has undergone various modifications over time. It contains some beautiful sacred objects in precious metals dating from the 17th and 18th centuries.The walls are covered with 18th century gilded wood carvings and illustrated tiles, and...
  • 10/12/2020
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The Largo da Restauração in Funchal, Madeira, perpetuates the acclaim, in this city, of the victory of the liberals and the restoration of the constitutional monarchy on June 5, 1834, after the signature of the Évora Monte Convention that determined...
  • 10/12/2020
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The Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption (Portuguese: Sé Catedral de Nossa Senhora da Assunção) in Sé, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal, is the cathedral of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Funchal, which encompasses all of the Autonomous Region of Madeira....
  • 10/12/2020
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Located on the central pathways of Avenida Arriaga, this pavilion hosts the various Christmas concerts that will take place during the festive season, with the various artists and exhibitions that will animate the streets of Funchal.
  • 10/12/2020
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The Christmas Market features several decorated stalls offering tourists a wide range of regional products, handicrafts and foods that are typical of the Christmas season, including plants, fruits, sugar cane honey and its by-products, for take away only.The Market can...
  • 11/12/2020
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Wine Festival
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...
  • 10/12/2020
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