Olhão will host, starting next Friday, August 9th, the 34th edition of the Seafood Festival, which also features a luxury music poster that attracts thousands to the Cubist city. At Jardim Pescador Olhanense, in the Olhão riverside area, everything is ready for another six days of great entertainment.
Seafood Festival presents a luxury music poster (Photos D.R.)
Matias Damásio and Aurea (9 August), HMB (10 August), Killer Queen (11 August), Paula Fernandes (12 August), Ludmilla (13 August) and Resistência (14 August) are the main performers of this year's Seafood Festival . But there is much more to enjoy in this initiative of the Municipality of Olhão: the best cooked seafood as only Olhanenses know, animation circuses throughout the venue before the main shows or the show cookings in the Coreto are some of the highlights, without forgetting the music at night. inside by DJs Christian F and Wilson Honrado, who perform on the first and last nights of the Festival.
Tickets for the 9th, 10th and 11th of August cost 7 euros and for the 12th, 13th and 14th of August are 9 euros. Who wants to enjoy the weekly ticket pays only 42 euros (adult) or 21 euros (child). Children up to six years old are free of charge, provided they are accompanied by an adult, and from seven to 12 years old they pay half a ticket. Tickets can be purchased at the box office on the same day, or in advance through Ticketline and participating stores.
Every day a chef will cook the delicious seafood of Ria Formosa
On the festival grounds there is, as has been the case in recent years, a Kids Club, where the youngest can play and have fun while their parents enjoy the best seafood and shellfish available at the various restaurants or enjoy the concerts. Jardim Pescador Olhanense also hosts a promotion stand for folar de Olhão, in the year when this typical sweet is one of the Algarve finalists at the 7 Sweet Wonders of Portugal.
In the Bandstand, every day there will be a chef (hotels Real or Vila Monte) who will make the most tasty seafood. Half of the revenue made here will go to a Private Social Solidarity Institution in Olhão.