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Saturday 5 to Tuesday 8 – 15th Motards Meeting opens Carnival of Loulé on Saturday 5 at 1.30pm. Festival includes trditional games and live music. Call: 289 400 600

Saturday 5 to Tuesday 8 – Loulé Carnival Battles. A three day event that will include the traditional ‘Baile da Comissão’, a parade of 16 floats, dance troops, samba schools and much more.

Call: 289 400 600

Saturday 5 to Tuesday 8 – Moncarrapacho Carnival, which dates back to to 1934, will feature a parade of 15 floats. From 2.30pm.

Saturday 5 – Carnival Fancy Dress Dinner and Dance at Hotel Garbe. Four-course dinner with wine and coffee, dancing to live music, and a prize for the best outfit. Admission costs ¤30 per person. Special rate for overnight accommodation of ¤23 per person per night, sharing twin landview room (including breakfast). Call: 282 320 260/email: [email protected] or visit