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Lota Cool Market

July 24 - July 28

Free

The coolest market in the Algarve returns to the riverside area of Portimão for a special edition that celebrates the centenary of Portimão’s elevation to city. From July 24 to 28, from 6:00 pm to 2:00 am, Lota Cool Market promises afternoons and evenings of entertainment, gastronomy and culture for locals and tourists.

This year’s edition honors the future, with a focus on sustainability and inclusion. It reaffirms its commitment to sustainable development, aligning itself with Sustainable Development Goal 12 (SDG12). This is an event that prioritizes the fight against food waste and actively promotes recycling among all participants. The presence of local producers enhances the region’s products and short market chains, offering visitors unique gastronomic experiences.

A novelty in this edition is the fully accessible structure for serving drinks, allowing comfort to people with different types of mobility, including volunteers from the Teia D’Impulsos Association. The organization encourages visitors to bring their cups from previous editions, contributing to the sustainability of the event and the planet.

Foodies will find a variety of options in the foodtrucks gifts, which offer everything from international dishes to typical Portuguese snacks.

LOTA COOL MARKET would not be complete without an excellent musical program. This year, the event brings a diverse selection of local and regional talents that promise to liven up Portimão’s nights. Every night, starting at 10:00 pm, the main stage will host concerts by well-known artists and bands from the region. The program includes:

24 July (Wednesday):

  • 22h00 – 00h00: Luís Capitão with Leonardo Pisco

  • 00h00 – 02h00: DJ Simon

25 July (Thursday):

  • 22h00 – 00h00: Ana Tereza

  • 00:00 – 02:00: Surprise

artist26 July (Friday):

  • 22:00 – 00:00: Adiafa

  • 00:00 – 02:00: DJ Kobertor

27 July (Saturday):

  • 22:00 – 00:00: Daniel Kemish

  • 00:00 – 02:00: DJ Trippy

28 July (Sunday):

  • 22:00 – 00:00: Knight Riders (Back to 80)

  • 00:00 – 02:00: DJ Nuno Silva

In addition to the main concerts, the event will feature ambient music and street entertainment from 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm, creating a festive and welcoming atmosphere for all visitors. This diverse musical program reflects the spirit of Lota Cool, offering something for all musical tastes, from rock to traditional Portuguese music, through electronic and retro sounds.

For the little ones, there will be recycling workshops where they can give new life to objects brought from home, learning and living with other children in a safe and fun environment. LOTA COOL MARKET is an inclusive event with a diverse program that invites young people and families to be part of this great celebration.

Organization: Teia D’Impulsos

AssociationInstitutional Support: Municipality of Portimão, Algarve Tourism Region;

Partners: ecoEventos Algar; emarp; Prime Digital; Luís Pinto Seguros; Super Bock; Frontal Shock; P.O.I.S. 

Details

Start:
July 24
End:
July 28
Cost:
Free

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