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Festival Fever: Upcoming events in Lisbon

Spring is just around the corner, and with it comes the promise of music, celebration, and fun in Lisbon. While we await the summer, there’s no better time to start planning your adventures in the city. From iconic festivals with international renown to vibrant local celebrations, there’s something for every taste and style. Discover the best music festivals in Lisbon in 2024, and get ready for a season of memorable experiences!


Sónar Lisboa – March 22nd to 24th

Sónar Lisboa is a festival of music and creativity, returning to the Portuguese capital for two days and two nights of unique sensory experiences. Held at Parque Eduardo VII, the event features an exciting mix of electronic music, digital art, and innovative technology. Visitors can explore various locations within the park, including Pavilhão Carlos Lopes, CCL Pavilhão do Rio, and Hub Criativo do Beato. With a diverse lineup ranging from emerging artists to established names, Sónar Lisboa promises an immersive and stimulating journey for music and culture enthusiasts.


Indie Lisboa 2024 – May 23rd to June 2nd

Indie Lisboa is one of Portugal’s leading festivals of independent cinema, celebrating the diversity and originality of contemporary film. With a carefully curated selection of cinematic works from around the world, the festival offers cinephiles the opportunity to discover new talents and unique perspectives. Screenings take place at various iconic venues in Lisbon, including Cinema São Jorge, Culturgest, Cinemateca Portuguesa, Cinema Ideal, and Biblioteca Palácio Galveias.


Evil Liv3 Festival 2024 – June 29th and 30th

The Evil Liv3 Festival celebrates heavy music in all forms, featuring a diverse lineup of artists from metal, rock, and related subgenres. This festival will take place at the Altice Arena and promises two nights of intense energy, passionate performances, and unforgettable moments for the most discerning music fans. With living legends like Megadeth, Avenged Sevenfold, and Machine Head, the Evil Liv3 Festival is truly unmissable for rock lovers.


Rock in Rio Lisboa 2024 – June 15th, 16th, 22nd, and 23rd

Rock in Rio Lisboa is one of the world’s largest music festivals, known for bringing together some of the biggest names in the music industry in one location. Held at Parque Tejo, this event features multiple stages, leisure areas, and a vibrant atmosphere. With a stellar lineup including artists like Scorpions, Ed Sheeran, and Doja Cat, Rock in Rio Lisboa promises four days of pure fun and entertainment for all music tastes!


MEO Kalorama 2024 – August 29th, 30th, and 31st

MEO Kalorama is a music festival celebrating the diversity and creativity of the contemporary music scene. Taking place at Parque da Bela Vista, it features an impressive lineup of international and national artists from various musical genres, including pop, electronic, indie, and more. In addition to live music, the festival also offers an engaging experience with art, gastronomy, and interactive activities. With names like Massive Attack, LCD Soundsystem, and Sam Smith, MEO Kalorama promises to be a memorable experience.


Festival Jardins do Marquês – Oeiras Valley 2024 – July 5th, 6th, 7th, and 10th

The Festival Jardins do Marquês – Oeiras Valley is a sophisticated event that mixes high-quality music with a charming atmosphere. Held in the gardens of the Marquês de Pombal Palace, this festival features seven nights of intimate and memorable concerts on two outdoor stages. With artists like Adriana Calcanhoto, Patti Smith, and Djavan, the festival offers a unique experience for music enthusiasts looking for something special.


Cool Jazz Festival – July 9th to 31st

The Cool Jazz Festival is an annual celebration of jazz music held at the Hipódromo Manuel Possolo in Cascais. With a magical seaside setting, the festival offers a unique experience with outdoor concerts in a relaxed and elegant atmosphere. Its diverse lineup ranges from established artists to new talents. The Cool Jazz Festival is undoubtedly a must-attend event for jazz and music lovers!



Get ready for an endless journey of music, culture, and fun in Lisbon in 2024. Don’t miss the opportunity to experience these unique events that only the Portuguese capital can offer, and choose Hotel Portuense for your stay!