Carnival Sunday and Tuesday
The organization is the responsibility of the Alte Parish Council.
Considered the most traditional of the Algarve, it is already a regional reference within the events of its kind.
During the two days of Corso, the original floats parade (made with flowers of paper and other materials, by the population of Altense that at this time "unites" around this cause, which is of high importance for the village and the parish of Alte) and the groups of revelers very creative.
At night the usual Foliões Bailes take place at Casa do Povo de Alte.
By Easter time
The Clube Desportivo e Cultural das Sarnadas organizes in its headquarters the already traditional Baile da Pinha.
From Good Friday to Easter Sunday
Grupo Desportivo Serrano organizes several sports activities, including mountain biking, traditional games and dances, to celebrate Easter.
In the early afternoon, near Casa do Povo de Alte, the Folkloric Group parades again, distributing the traditional "folar" and medronho brandy to the population and all visitors, followed by the "bailo" (performance) in Fonte Grande.
april 25th to May 1st
The Arts and Cultures Week has been taking place since 1995, the name it had at that time. Nowadays it is called Cultural Week and it is a joint organization of the Junta de Freguesia de Alte, Escola Profissional Cândido Guerreiro and Grupo Folclórico da Casa do Povo de Alte, in collaboration with other local entities.
It starts with a Mountain Bike Ride, one of the biggest in the country, organized by the Escola Profissional Cândido Guerreiro, which is also responsible for organizing the Gastronomic Festival and the Handicraft Fair.
The Cultural Week of Alte encompasses a wide range of activities, from exhibitions, promotion of local cuisine and handicrafts, musical performances, magazine, theater, children's entertainment, sports and culminates with the commemorations of the 1st of May.
This event assumes an important promotional role of Alte, being the largest cultural initiative held in a rural environment, at the level of the parish.
1st of May
Event organized by the Folkloric Group of Casa do Povo de Alte.
On this day the Folklore is in party to commemorate the May 1st - Workers Day.
The party "starts" in the early afternoon, near Casa do Povo de Alte, with the "Wedding" and the traditional parade of Folkloric Groups (national and foreign) to the "Fonte Grande", where there will be greetings from the "Bride and Groom" and "Bailo" animated by different performances. There the traditional "Boda" of the Wedding is served (traditional food).
Christmas in Monte Ruivo is celebrated to the sound of dance music.