In the month that begins the summer, Portimão prepares for the great parades of the Popular Marches on four Fridays, namely on days 7, 14, 21 and 28 of June, always at 21:30. The animation lined by the famous parades with hundreds of dealers from four collectivities
Portimonenses will evoke the tradition of nights filled with brilliance, color, music, dance, creativity and emotion.
The 20th edition of the Popular Marches under the motto "Viva las Marchas!" Will delight residents and tourists and return to the streets in the three parishes of the municipality for the traditional parades, which this year count on the participation of four collectivities of the municipality, Sporting Glória Or Morte Portimonense, the CIRM – Club of Education and Recreation Mexilhoeirense, the Sociedade Recreativa Figueirense and the March of the Village of Alvor.
This year, the Children's Home of the Children's Home will also participate with dozens of children who since April have been preparing for the scheduled parades. The associative movement will be in
mass to celebrate the marches in the county, an event that has a huge popular membership and that are seen by thousands of people.
Portimão invited four Marches from neighboring counties to be announced shortly. This year the novelty is the location of the first parade that will take place in Portimão Arena, on June 7. Located in the Portimão Fair and Exhibition Park, a stone's throw from the city center, Portimão Arena is a modern pavilion, avant-garde architecture, thanks to its huge area of more than 6,000 m2 allows a use "exactly to the measure of the needs of the event, "said the local authority.
This initiative is organized by the Municipality of Portimão in conjunction with the Parish of Portimão, Junta de Freguesia de Alvor and Parish Council of Mexilhoeira Grande.