Events - 03 Jan 2024

Cultural events you can't miss in 2024


eventos lisboa 2024

The year 2024 will return with the events that everyone is waiting for, from the typical Lisbon festivals, to the music, cinema and theatre festivals, to the notable fairs and markets of a distinct and varied nature.


Lisbon's celebrations
festas de lisboa

Lisbon has its own charm and so do its festivals, full of joy and tradition. Here are some you can't miss:


Between parades and serpentines, Lisbon puts on its Carnaval costumes and its streets are filled with the most original festivities.
Dates: February 21st to 26th

Popular Saints

This neighbourhood-style festival takes place throughout the month of June and attracts thousands of people, who watch the popular marches and weddings of Saint Anthony, enjoy traditional music and the iconic sardines on bread.
Dates: June 12th and 13th

Christmas Markets

The city lights up to celebrate the Christmas season and markets are set up with craft stalls, ice rinks and concerts. You can smell the typical Christmas sweets in the air and see the joy on people's faces.
Dates: November 30th to January 1st

Music, theatre and cinemafestivais em lisboa

In 2024, the city will continue to host some of the biggest music festivals, renowned film events and epic plays.



This electronic music festival in the heart of the city celebrates the creativity of the shows, with emerging and well-known local and international artists.

Dates: March 22nd, 23rd and 24th

Location: Parque Eduardo VII, Lisboa

Coala Festival

A festival focused on portuguese language music, which aims to combine Brazil, Portugal and Africa as a whole to offer new sound experiences.

Dates: June 1st and 2nd

Location: Cascais

Rock in Rio

The city of Rock offers various stages, sounds and artists for all tastes and ages.

Dates: 15th, 16th, 22nd and 23rd

Location: Parque Tejo Lisboa

NOS Alive

One of the best summer festivals, with great artists and memorable concerts.

Dates: July 11th, 12th and 13th

Location: Passeio Marítimo de Algés, Oeiras

Super Bock Super Rock

Close to Lisbon, the village of Meco hosts a festival capable of reinventing itself every year.

Dates: July 18th, 19th and 20th

Location: Meco, Sesimbra

Cool Jazz

The festival that brings together music, people and nature to offer unique moments.

Dates: 1st to 31st

Location: Cascais

Meo Kalorama

More than just a festival, its pillars are art, music and sustainability.

Dates: August 29th, 30th and 31st

Location: Parque da Bela Vista, Lisboa



The independent film festival that always fills theatres.

Dates: May 23rd to June 2nd

Location: Lisboa

DocLisboa – International Film Festival '24

DocLisboa previews the best documentaries.

Dates: October 17th to 27th

Location: Lisboa



Marionette Festival

If you like puppets, then you can't miss the new edition of FIMFA.

Dates: May (date TBA)

Location: Rua da Esperança, Lisboa

Festival TODOS

The TODOS festival celebrates Lisbon as an intercultural city through art.

Dates: September 1st to 11th

Location: Lisboa

Festival Alkantara

Dance, theatre, performance and encounters in the city of Lisbon.

Dates: November (date TBA)

Location: Espaço Alkantara, Lisboa

Fairs and gastronomy
feirinhas e gastronomia

It's impossible to think of the capital without mentioning some of the fairs and gastronomic events that take place here:

Lisbon's markets stand out for their typical products and different food options, as well as for their atmosphere. 

Datas: Variável

Localização: Lisboa e arredores

APA – Autumn Fair - Art and antiques
A landmark fair in the capital, dedicated to contemporary art and antiques.

Dates: November (date TBA)

Location: Sociedade Nacional de Belas Artes, Lisboa

FIA – The International Craft Fair
The largest craft fair on the Iberian Peninsula, with good food and lots of entertainment.

Dates: June 29th to July 7th

Location: FIL, Lisboa


Lisbon is a world of happenings.

Looking for more? Enjoy family-friendly events such as the PetFestival, combine innovation with entrepreneurship at the Websummit or follow the latest trends at Moda Lisboa Fashion Week.

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