Serralves em Festa

2 - 4 Jun 2017
Porto, Portugal

A 40 hour cultural event known as Serralves em Festa comes to the city of Porto for its 13th edition, standing out as one of Europe's largest contemporary art festivals.

  • When? 2nd - 4th June 2017
  • Where? Serralves, Porto
  • Price: free entrance

Is there anything that doesn't taste sweeter when it's free? And even more so when it's a festival. If you're in Porto for the Serralves em Festa this June, you'll be delighted to hear you can walk straight into one of the largest contemporary art festivals in Europe for absolutely nothing. How sweet is that?

This cultural event has struck up a pretty solid reputation since its debut back in 2004 and in traditional style, it will return again to the Sarralves Museum and Park, providing 40 non-stop hours of entertainment, exhibitions and performances. Tens of thousands are expected to attend the festival which will see artists travel from across the world to take part.

The varied programme features an endless list of genres and categories of entertainment, including visual arts, performing arts, music, dance, theatre, cinema, architecture and more, as well as a range of interactive activities for every age group. Creative collaborations will aim to give unique perspectives in line with the event's theme. The festival is hosted by the Serralves Museum, which is regarded as one of the most significant contemporary art establishments on the continent. 

So whether you want to observe or get involved, Serralves em Festa is sure to provide something to tickle your fancy. Who said nothing in life is free?

  • Get there: Fly into Porto Airport then use the metro system to get around.
  • Stay: Find a hotel by the river for picturesque views.

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