Events in Madeira Island in 2017

Are you thinking to come to Madeira Island this year but you don’t know when you have to come? We are in the beginning of the year, it’s time to plan your trips to 2017!

Madeira is a destination of excellence, with activities as festivities for all. Throughout the year, our region is filled with international and national dimension events, delighting those who visit us.

Get to know the events and festivities calendar and book your stay in one of our properties!


Madeira Carnival Festivities
Entertainment in downtown Funchal – 22nd February to 1st March
Great Allegoric Carnival Parade – 25th February
Slapstick Parade – 8th February

Madeira Light Festival – March (dates to be confirmed)

Madeira Flower Festival
Exhibits and Entertainment in downtown Funchal – 4th to 21st May
The Wall of Hope Ceremony– 6th May
Great Allegoric Flower Parade – 7th May
Madeira Auto Parade – Historical Classic Car Parade – 14th May
Concerts “The sound of Flowers”– 21st May

Madeira Atlantic Festival – 3rd, 10th, 17th and 24th June

Madeira Wine Festival
Entertainment in downtown Funchal – 27th August to 10th September
Historical Parade  – 3rd September
Performances held on the various municipalities of the island – 4th to 10th September
Live Harvest in Estreito de Câmara de Lobos.  – 9th September

Columbus Festival – Porto Santo Island – 14th to 16th September

Madeira Nature Festival – 3rd to 8th October 

Madeira Christmas and End of the Year Festivities
General Illumination of Funchal Amphitheatre – 1st December to 7th January 2018
Christmas exhibits in downtown Funchal– 1st December to 7th January 2018
New Year’s Eve Firework Display – 31st December
“Chants of Epiphany” – Municipal Gardens – 5th January 2018
Closing of the Christmas illuminations – 7th January 2018