events

TOURIST ENTERTAINMENT CALENDAR 2017
 
Madeira Carnival Festivities
22 February to 1 March – Entertainment in downtown Funchal;
25 February – Great Allegoric Carnival Parade;
28 February – Slapstick Parade.
 
Madeira Light Festival
March (dates to be confirmed)
 
Madeira Flower Festival (every year, 2 weeks after Easter)
4 to 21 May – Exhibits and Entertainment in downtown Funchal;
6 May – The Wall of Hope Ceremony;
7 May – Great Allegoric Flower Parade;
14 May – Madeira Auto Parade – Historical Classic Car Parade;
21 May – Concerts “The Sound of Flowers”.
 
Madeira Atlantic Festival
3, 10, 17 and 24 June – Music and Fireworks Display.
 
Madeira Wine Festival
27 August to 10 September – Entertainment in downtown Funchal;
3 September – Historical Parade;
4 to 10 September – Performances held on the various municipalities of the island;
9 September – Live Harvest in Estreito de Câmara de Lobos.
 
Columbus Festival – Porto Santo Island
14 to 16 September.
 
Madeira Nature Festival
3 to 8 October.
 
Madeira Christmas and End of the Year Festivities
1 December to 7 January, 2018 – General Illumination of Funchal Amphitheatre;
1 December to 7 January 2018 – Christmas Exhibits in downtown Funchal;
31 December – New Year’s Eve Firework Display;
5 January 2018 – “Chants of Epiphany” – Municipal Gardens;
7 January 2018 – Closing of the Christmas Illuminations.
 


 
TOURIST ENTERTAINMENT CALENDAR 2018
 
Madeira Carnival Festivities
7 to 14 February – Entertainment in downtown Funchal;
10 February – Great Allegoric Carnival Parade;
13 February – Slapstick Parade.
 
Madeira Light Festival
March (dates to be confirmed)
 
Madeira Flower Festival (every year, 2 weeks after Easter)
19 April to 6 May – Exhibits and Entertainment in downtown Funchal;
21 April – The Wall of Hope Ceremony;
22 April – Great Allegoric Flower Parade;
29 April – Madeira Auto Parade – Historical Classic Car Parade;
6 May – Concerts “The Sound of Flowers”.
 
Madeira Atlantic Festival
9, 16, 23 and 30 June – Music and Fireworks Display.
 
Madeira Wine Festival
26 August to 9 September – Entertainment in downtown Funchal;
2 September – Historical Parade;
3 to 9 September – Performances held on the various municipalities of the island;
8 September – Live Harvest in Estreito de Câmara de Lobos.
 
Columbus Festival – Porto Santo Island
13 to 15 September.
 
Madeira Nature Festival
2 to 7 October.
 
Madeira Christmas and End of the Year Festivities
1 December to 6 January, 2019 – General Illumination of Funchal Amphitheatre;
1 December to 6 January 2019 – Christmas Exhibits in downtown Funchal;
31 December – New Year’s Eve Firework Display;
5 January 2019 – “Chants of Epiphany” – Municipal Gardens;
6 January 2019 – Closing of the Christmas Illuminations.
 


 
Madeira Tourism official website (events)