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Algarve Carnival Parades 2012

Algarve Carnival 2012

This year’s annual celebrations of Carnival all over in the Algarve are full of colourful costumes and loud music. The traditional day for carnival will be at Shrove Tuesday, which this year lands on February 21. The celebrations will go on the whole weekend before and every small town will usually hold some kind of celebration before the period of Lent will start on the following Wednesday.

Parades are in the following towns:
Carnival of Loulé
Date: 18, 19 and 21  February
Location: Avenida José da Costa Mealha
Org: City of Loulé

Carnival in Quarteira - Loulé
Date: 17 February - Schoolchildren’s parades
Date: 18 and 19 February - Parades start at 3pm


Location: Infante Sagres Avenue
More information at Câmara Loulé, Phone 289 400 811

Carnival in Alte- Loulé
Date: 19 and 21 February - Parades from 3pm to 6pm
More information at Câmara Loulé, Phone 289 400 811

Carnival Parade Odiáxere (Lagos)
Date: February 21
Time: 15:00
Org: Sports Club Odiáxere

Carnival 2012Carnival in the town of Sagres
Date: February 19
Location: Sagres

For more detailed information about the parades in each town, contact the local câmaras (councils) or look out for posters and other promotional material leading up to the week.

(c) all photos by Alexander Hammer

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