The Estoril & Sintra region has permanent attractions throughout the year
Privileged stage for events of national and international renown , the Estoril & Sintra region has permanent attractions throughout the year , particularly in the summer months :
The International Dog exhibition Cascais
Every summer since 1950 , the Estoril International Dog Show takes place. This is the largest and oldest exhibition of its kind in Portugal . Participate in this exhibition with hundreds of breeders of Portuguese and foreign dogs .
In the Gardens of Casino Estoril
From 19 to 21 August
With two editions per year , in March and October, the Moda Lisboa is already a recognized event in the fashion industry that attracts visitors of all nationalities .
The Cascais Jazz Festival ( " Jazz on a Summer's day ' )
Cascais Jazz Festival “Jazz On a Summer Day” was born in 1982 and changed its name to Estoril Jazz in 1990 . The Estoril Jazz has as its main objective the promotion of jazz music through concerts with live musicians and groups to the forefront of the international scene, paying attention not only to the new trends , but also the diverse musical backgrounds : groups - voice / trios / quintets - the great orchestras , blues , New Orleans , among others . Usually held in May.
The International Music Festival in Sintra
Consolidates the tradition of offering the public the opportunity to enjoy some of the artistic values that illustrate the most prestigious European stage , held during the months of June and July and , as usual , their performances will take place in some of the most emblematic places of the city : National Palace of Queluz , Sintra and Pena , Quinta da Piedade and Regaleira Estate .
The International Music Festival of Estoril
Aiming to strengthen and encourage artistic development and promotion of values in young people living, performers and groups devoted worldwide. Estoril Music Weeks fit the various forms of artistic expression musical roots. The presence of Portuguese music , ballet , traditional music , chamber music , symphonic music , choral and jazz and theater, are issues that the Festival has developed throughout its history as essential to the formation of action young musicians of today and the appetite of a heterogeneous audience .
Magnificent Nights Ballet in Sintra, in June and July
After a gap of three years since the last performance of the famous Nights of Ballet , the Sintra Festival returns to the mythical gardens of Seteais , toasting this with some of the most iconic works of the great names of classical music audience.
Fair craft Estoril
From June to September , the Crafts fair Estoril , visitors can admire the work of about three hundred artisans from all regions of the country , showing live techniques and traditions of the folk arts of Portugal . Along with the crafts , gastronomy also has a prominent place in FIARTIL and can be savored in the cuisine of different regions of the country , including bakery and pastry . Every evening visitors can watch musical performances and animation.
Festival Musa Cascais
The Festival Musa Cascais, occurs in July and is a music festival of environmental issues aimed at educating for sustainability , global warming and climate change on our planet . This festival brings together music and creativity.
Optimus Alive ! , Or simply Alive ! , Is an annual music festival held at the Passeio Marítimo de Algés, in Oeiras , Portugal . Every year since 2007.
The festival is among the most recognized in the country. Since 2008 it has achieved notoriety in the international arena and is recognized as one of the Portuguese musical events with a very high number of spectators.