The Algarve will host more than 100 events during the month of September, proving that while the peak of the summer may now be over, the entertainment continues across the region.
Music, theatre, exhibitions, dance, sports and festivals will all be taking place across the Algarve during September with something to suit every taste.
While festivals and sporting events will always prove to be some of the most popular events taking place in the region and are sure to attract the highest number of people, there are also many other events and activities taking place according to the Algarve Regional Tourism board (RTA).
Fans of music will enjoy visiting Faro every day (excluding Friday and Saturday) where there will be Portuguese guitar performances at 12.00, 15.00 and 16.30 at the Centro Interpretativo do Arco da Vila until the end of the month.
Jazz fans can enjoy a selection of concerts during the Algarve Smooth Jazz Festival at Vila Vita Parc in Porches between September 27 and October 1, while on September 30 the Gulbenkian Orchestra will perform works by Mozart, Mendelsshon and Beethoven at the Teatro das Figuras. Flamenco will take centre stage during the 16th Flamenco Festival in Lagos between 14th and 16th September will concerts taking place from 21.30 at the Cultural Centre in the city.
One of the biggest events on the calendar for the month is the Portugal Masters golf tournament taking place in Vilamoura on the Victoria course between 21st and 24th September, sports fans can also watch the world Superbike Championships at the Algarve Autodrome from the 15th to the 17th September.
Food festivals are expected to be the most popular events of the month with the Vila so Bispo seafood Perceve Festival between the 8th and 10th. Over in Tavira the Mediterranean Diet festival will be celebrating the best of local foods with a farmers market, culinary demonstrations and many activities for the entire family to enjoy between September 7 and 10.
The Algarve has been increasing the amount of activities and entertainment staged each month in a bid to beat seasonality in the region and to encourage visitors to enjoy all the region has to offer throughout the year and this is expected to continue for the remainder of 2017 and beyond.