Carnival in Loulé

The carnival parade around the Avenida José da Costa Mealha in Loulé is the highlight of this traditional event - "Circo Selfie, March 3-5, 2019"

The annual Carnival in February/March in the centre of the city is considered one of the best and with over 100 years the most traditional in Portugal. Highlight  of this event is the parade Concurso Carnevalesco, a colourful procession around the Avenida José da Costa Mealha of floats, samba groups, Brazilian dancers and giant costumed characters, attracting thousands of visitors from all over the Algarve. This year's theme is "Circo Selfie (the Selfie Circus).

Friday, March 1st

  • 10:00 – Children’s Carnival

Sunday, March 3rd

  • 15:00 – Carnival Parade at Avenida da Costa Mealha

Monday, March 4th

  • 15:00 – Carnival Parade at Avenida da Costa Mealha
  • 21:00 – Carnival Gala Ball (Palácio de Nero)

Tuesday, March 5th

  • 15:00 – Carnival Parade at Avenida da Costa Mealha

Address

Avenida José da Costa Mealha
8100 Loulé

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