Cultural Events

Alte Carnival – Alte

Sunday and Tuesday of Carnival

The organization is the responsibility of the Parish of Alte.

Considered the most traditional of the Algarve, is a reference to regional events.

In the two days of Corso, the original parade floats (made ​​with paper flowers and other materials, by Alte population, which has high importance to the Village and the town of Alte) and groups of revelers quite creative.

At night take place in the House of Commons of the Alte already standard dance parties of revelers.

Ball Pine Cone – Sarnadas

At Easter

The Sport and Cultural Club of Sarnadas organize at their headquarters the now traditional Pine Cone Ball.

Easter Party – Monte Ruivo

From Holy Friday to Easter Sunday

The Sports Serrano Group organizes various sporting activities, including mountain biking, traditional games and dances to celebrate Easter.

Easter Party – Fonte Grande – Alte

Easter Sunday

By early afternoon, near the House of the People of Alte, comes out a parade of Folkloric Group, distributing traditional folklore and food to the population and all it’s visitors , followed by “bailo” on Font Grande.

Alte – Cultural Week

April 25 to May 1

The Week of Arts and Culture is to be held since 1995, a designation that had at that time. Currently called Cultural Week is a joint organization of the Parish of Alte, Vocational School Cândido Guerreiro and Folklore Group of the House of the People of Alte, in collaboration with other local entities.

Starts with a BTT ride, one of the largest nationwide, organized by the Professional School Cândido Guerreiro, who also has the responsibility of organizing the Gourmet Festival and Craft Fair.

The Cultural Week Alte has a wide range of activities, from exhibitions, promotion of local cuisine and crafts, musical performances, magazine, theater, children’s entertainment, sports and culminates with the celebration of May 1st.

This event plays an important promotional role of Alte, the largest cultural initiative undertaken in rural areas within the parish.

Folklore and Traditional Wedding Ceremony with Wedding Festival – Fonte Grande – Alte

May 1

Event organized by the Folk Group of the House of the People of Alte.

On this day the Folklore celebrate the 1st of May – Labour Day.

The party “starts” in the early afternoon, next to the House of the People of Alte, with “Marriage” and the traditional parade of Folklore Groups (domestic and foreign) to Fonte Grande, where there will be greeting and Grooms “Bailo” excited by different performances. There is served traditional food.

Meeting and exhibition of vintage mopeds – Monte Ruivo

Last Sunday of May

This meeting is another organization of Serrano Sports Group, which has an exhibition of old motorcycles and a walk of approximately 25 km, the parish and that culminates with a lunch at its headquarters. Year after year more lovers participate in the event.

Festival of Popular Saints – Fonte Grande – Alte

Eve of St. Peter

An organization of the Parish of Alte in collaboration with the Center for Recreation and Community Support the Parish of Alte. Sardines followed by a dance party and the perform of Popular Marches Children’s House and the People’s March of Salir.

Summer Party – Sarnadas

2nd weekend of August

Organized by the Cultural and Sports Club Sarnadas. Are held traditional games and dance parties.

Folklore and Traditional Wedding Ceremony with Wedding Festival – Fonte Grande – Alte

Saturday 2nd August

Event organized by the Folk Group of the House of the People of Alte.

The party “starts” in the early afternoon, next to the House of the People of Alte, with “Marriage” and the traditional parade of Folklore Groups (domestic and foreign) to Fonte Grande, where there will be greeting and Grooms “Bailo” excited by different performances. There is served traditional food.

Youth Festival – Monte Ruivo

3rd weekend of August

The Sports Serrano Group organizes various activities: Football, traditional games, performance of groups of traditional dances and music.

Ride on Agricultural Tractors – Monte Ruivo

Last Saturday of October

To give another “use” for agricultural tractors, Grupo Desportivo Serrano created this tour, culminating with a lunch.

Halloween – Alte

October 31

It is tradition in the celebration of Halloween Alte. The program is packed with lots of entertainment.

Christmas party for the Parish Schools – Alte

Last week of school before Christmas vacation

This festival is organized by the Parish Council, with the support of the Center for Recreation and Community Support Parish of Alte, for all students of the parish with children’s entertainment and a snack.

Yule Ball – Monte Ruivo

December 24

Christmas at Monte Ruivo, commemorates with music of dance.

Among others

Theatre Festival

Musical October