Tag Archives: Markets
Christmas is coming to a market near you!
It’s time for the Christmas markets to begin .. time to dust off the tinsel, unpack the shiny gifts and wonderful home-made crafts and products .. and set up a stall at one of the many fairs that are advertised … Continue reading
Swopping Plants and Seeds has never been such fun!
The first Plants and Seeds Exchange of the Algarve – 1 Encontro de Troca de Plantas e Sementes do Algarve – took place last Saturday and it was a marvellous event. We had been happy to help in a small … Continue reading
The local Magusto Fair in Alferce
We have a bit of a joke running with friends who took us to visit the quaint village of Alferce near Monchique … that no-one actually lives there! It’s a tiny village, with a population, according to Wiki, of 441 people in … Continue reading
Flea Market in Ferragudo
We have to admit that we’re not exactly big fans of the monthly flea markets that pop up across the Algarve – our local one in Ferragudo comes round with amazing regularity on the second Sunday of each month – … Continue reading
Portimão shops are coming back to life
We were recently asked to write an article for the in-flight magazine of easyJet airlines (so if you are flying with them soon – look out for us in the magazine in front of your seat!) and we chose to … Continue reading
Easter Fair in Ferragudo
Easter in the Algarve is often a gentle affair – and the first Easter fair to be held in Ferragudo reflects this – it’s full of homemade goods and crafts and pretty gifts. The ‘Mercadinho de Páscoa’ can be found … Continue reading
A Chocolate Fair in Loulé?! Yes Please!
A Chocolate Fair … just down the road you say?!?! A Fair with stands and displays .. full of chocolate?! Well of course we’ll visit it for you .. just for the readers of our blog you understand … purely … Continue reading
A Cultural market lit with candles
On Sunday night we managed to make it to the last night of the Mercado de Culturas à Luz das Velas in Lagoa. This year’s theme was the Jewish Sephardic culture and the advertising claimed that 10,000 candles were going to be … Continue reading
The 10th International Algarve Fair comes to town
This year sees the 10th International Algarve Fair to be staged at the Fatacil ground in Lagoa, and it is on this weekend – the 6th and 7th June from 11am – 7pm. Tickets cost only 3.50e for adults and … Continue reading
Lota Cool Market in Portimão
It’s the second time this market has been launched in Portimão – and this time we managed to make it! The market focuses on contemporary handicrafts, arts and crafts, local small shops and gourmet products. There is plenty of street … Continue reading