The parade will also include Samba dancers, entertainers and live music, for an entry fee of two euros that will go to the Associação Social e Cultural da Tôr for the construction of a retirement home.
Aside from the parade, Loulé Town Hall also promotes other events such as sporting activities and galas, to encourage more visitors.
On 5 March, primary and pre-primary school children from across the municipality will be parading in costumes along the main avenue from 3pm. At 4pm on the same day, the Salão das Festas will host a party for the elderly.
On 7 March, from 10pm there will be a casino-inspired Carnival Ball at ‘Palácio do NERA’, which will include live music by the Art & Música Big Band and the ‘Quarteto For a de Horas.’
Between March 5 and 8, Praia da Falésia will be hosting the first Carnival Kitesurf competition and the 37th International Carnival Sailing Tournament on 5, 6 and 7 March.
On 5 March, there will also be a Bike Meet from 1pm in front of the Monumento Eng. Duarte Pacheco in central Loulé, while on 8 March, the city will host an athletics championship.
As well as Loulé city, Alte and Quarteira also host carnival parades.
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