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Happening in Figueira da Foz this weekend



Already have plans on what to do in Figueira da Foz over the Easter weekend?

Well, we have a list of unmissable events for all tastes! There’s a bit of everything: music, art, fairs and more. Let’s go.

The highlight of this weekend is the 12th Infante Dom Pedro Medieval Fair, which takes place between April 6 and 9, 2023. The Fort of Santa Catarina and its surroundings will be transformed into a vibrant 15th century setting, filled with food and drink stalls, crafts, extras, and various shows.

Poster for the Infante D Pedro Medieval Fair Figueira da Foz 2023

The Easter Market in Buarcos invites you to explore the wooden houses of Jardim Dr. Fernando Traqueia, from March 31 to April 16, where you will find a wide range of local crafts. This event, organized by the Parish Council of Buarcos/São Julião, is the perfect place to enjoy the traditional art and culture of the region.

Meanwhile, on April 8, the Figueira da Foz Municipal Auditorium will host the folk band Baluarte. They will present their first CD, Gente Boa, a tribute to traditional Portuguese music. With four instrumentalists and two talented voices, the show promises to surprise the audience with special guests.

Morraceira Island will not be left out of the musical celebration, with the Modern Music Showcase initiative taking place at the DRAC space on April 8. The bands Mike Vhiles, from Coimbra, and Jesus or a Gun, from Lisbon, will bring a vibrant night of rock to modern music lovers.

Acclaimed singer Carminho will return to the Figueira da Foz Casino on April 8 for a special Easter evening. With the presentation of her sixth album, “Portuguesa”, Carminho promises to enchant the audience with her powerful voice and exciting interpretations.

In addition to music, Figueira da Foz also offers a variety of art and illustration exhibitions. The Figueira da Foz Arts and Entertainment Center presents the exhibition“Illustration: Retrospective of João Vaz de Carvalho” until May 14, while the Santos Rocha Municipal Museum exhibits“Ar(te) Livre – The Painters took to the streets in Figueira da Foz” until June 30.

This Easter weekend, Figueira da Foz brings great options for those looking for diverse cultural experiences. Don’t hesitate to explore everything the city has to offer and let yourself be enchanted by its magic.

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