The weekend is coming and I am so ready for some exciting activities with my family and friends
Here my usual selection of events that I find interesting or peculiar, for kids but also for adults, that so much deserve some “you” moments from time to time.
The selection is divided into categories and all events have links to buy tickets or get more info: this week we have a very new Good causes category and also a preview of the coming events for the ones that prefer to think ahead in time.
Museum, Exhibitions, and Atelier for babies and kids
•Lu.Ca – Teatro Luis Camoes Opening Season
The Luis Camoes Theater it’s a very new theater entirely dedicated to kids and young people. This weekend it opens its doors for the new season with a very special concert where some of the most famous soundtracks from movies will be performed, like Pink Panther, Gumball, Pirates of Neverland, Simpson and so on.
The concert will be followed by the DJ e radio speaker Pedro Ramos will lead everybody into dancing and moving the entire body.
Free entrance upon getting a ticket: max 2 tickets per person, ticket office opens one hour before the event starts.
ajuda 8 sept | sat | 16H30-19H00 more info here
•Shadow show at Museu da Marioneta
O, the funambulist it’s a shadow show that use projected images and live music as a narrative language. During the show, different scenography and scenes handmade will be used and built.
Age> +4 years old
Min – Máx > 10 – 20 participants
Price > €5,00 (kids: €3,50)
Reserve your spot at firstname.lastname@example.org :: 213 942 810
Mandragoa 7-8 sept | FRI and SAT | 21H30 more info here
•Reading Dangerously by Ileana Rovetta
Reading Dangerously is the very expected premiere of Ileana Rovetta at O’ Galleria Lisboa. Saturday, 8th of September they’ll be showing her beautiful new illustrations at 4.30pm. Don’t be stranger and go talk with Ileana and see her work. ♥
Mouraria 8 sept | SAT | 16H30-20H00 more info here
•Free Family Kidding Around Yoga Class
As part of our Kidding Around Yoga teacher training, a free family Yoga class will take place Sunday, Sept. 9 11-12 at Little Yoga Space in Lisbon. If you would like to bring some kids to the class, please let Kylie the trainer know by emailing: email@example.com
They still have spaces for our teacher training which is open to all interested (no required previous experience), check it out
baixa 9 sept | SUN | 11H0-12H00 more info here
•Timeout Academia for kids
••Back to school: Healthy breakfast
The masterclass will include oatmeal pancakes and homemade Granola.
Includes workshop and tasting, Estimated duration 90 min.
Tickets 25€ 1 kid and one parent. each extra kid 10€ each adult extra 15€.
Cais Sodre 9 sEP | SUN | 11H00 More info here
•Family Weekend – Parque Florestal Monsanto
This event is for the families that love long walk in the nature, yoga meditation and other activity of personal development, that want to enjoy a nice outdoor weekend in the wild nature of Monsanto Park.
The program includes Yoga parents and kids, Mandalas, family walk, Meditation, Football and Churrasco
Price> 25 euros per family
Reservations> firstname.lastname@example.org ou 969043329
Monsanto 8 sEP | Sat | 10H00-18H30 More info here
•Kids friendly Sofa concert with a view
Imagine enjoy some apéritifs (White Wine, Rosé, Apérol Spritz, Beer or Soft drinks) and light snacks, while you can have a chat with other guests and the kids can play in the pátio all this with a view over the city and the Tejo. Around 18H00, an intimate acoustic sofa sessions will begin with a programme of lusophonic music in beautiful arrangements (duo with violin/voice and double Bass (www.massimocavalli.com) or Trio B-Mesmo (https://www.facebook.com/BMesmo/). Kids of any age are highly welcome!
Only adults pay and are allowed to consume alcoholic beverages.
Price> 5€ each adult this week event (SOLD OUT), 25€ next weeks
Estrela 7 sEP-13 SEP-20 SEP | 17H30 More info here
•Concert for babies at Oceanario de Lisboa
Played against the dreamlike fantasy setting provided by the main aquarium, music will awaken the senses, evoke feelings of love and stimulate your child’s intellect and imagination.
Age group Babies and children up to 3 years of age
Fee €35/baby and two adults (includes free access to the permanent exhibition after the concert)
Note Previous reservation is required
Parc das Naçoes Every SAT | 9H00 More info here
•D. Quixote de La Mancha e seu amigo Sancho Pança
Open air show in the garden of Museu Nacional de História Natural e da Ciência em Lisboa
Principe REal 2 SEP | SUN | 11.30H and 16H more info here
•Oficinas Criativas MAAT
mín. 5, máx. 15 participants
> 8 anos
Price: 7€ / 50% for second child
25 AUG-29 DEC | EVERY SAT | 15h30 (60min.) more info here
mín. 5, máx. 15 participants
> 6 anos
Price: 7€ / 50% for second child
26 AUG-30 DEC | EVERY SUN | 15h30 (60min.) more info here
•Ciencia Viva no Verão
••O Céu de Lisboa
Observation of Lisbon nocturnal sky at Gulbenkian Planetarium in Belem
Age> from 6 years
Note> Reservation is mandatory
Belem 8 sEP | SAT | 21H30 more info here
Family-friendly cafes and bookshops
•Aldeia – Crescer en Familia
••Viagem Musical para bebés e crianças!
The project Mundos da Música invites you to embark on an amazing musical journey dedicated to your babies and kids using traditions and instruments coming from different parts of the world.
Age group > Babies and children from 3 months to 5 years
Fee> €10/baby and one adults – 2 € each adult or kid extra (brother/mother or father)
Duration> 45 minutes
Reservations and payment must be made in advance email@example.com
Graça 8 SEPT | SAT | from 16H15 more info here
••Oficina de Produção de Kombucha (Adult)
All the tricks and secrets to learn how to start, maintain and grow you Kombucha production, thaught by Raquel Osório of Kombucha With Love
Include one starter kid for organic production (Kit with Scoby, bottle, organic the and sugar)
Fee> 35 €
Duration> 3 hours
Reservations and info at firstname.lastname@example.org
Graça 8 SEPT | 10H00- 13H00 more info here
••Playgroup 12-36 months:
Babies and kids can participate with parents or be left with educators while parents can enjoy the cafe, working or having a cup of coffee or a good sandwich
EVERY wed | 10H30 – 12H30 more info here
Thu | 16H15 – 17H00 from 6 Months til 4 years more info here
Thu | 10H15 AND 11H00 from 2 Months til 2 years in two different age groups more info here
•Dança Oriental Intuitiva
•Aula Hatha Yoga
•Aulas de Yoga para Grávidas
A Oferenda do Guerreiro c/ Museu Nacional de Etnologia
c/ Ana Botas e Rosário Severo
Museu Nacional de Etnologia will come at Livraria Baobà with stories and artefacts. True stories that connect the other side of the world, Mozambique, and Portugal.
Everybody is welcome | Free entrance |
Must reserve your spot at: email@example.com
Campo de Ourique 8 SET | SÁB | 11H00 more info here
Concerts and Festivals
•Holy Festival Kids
A big colorful festival, that takes inspiration from the religious spring Holi celebration in India, where people get as dirty as possible with colorful powder to celebrate the victory of good over evil, the arrival of spring, end of winter, and for many a festive day to meet others, play and laugh, forget and forgive, and repair broken relationships.
At Estadio Universitario, kids from 3 to 12 years old can enjoy a colorful and joyful morning with music and good vibes.
Campo grande 9 SET | Sun | 09H00 more info here
•Lisboa na Rua
A cultural Festival that will take place in the streets of Lisbon, with music, theater, movies, dance and much more. The festival will last for a month and will enlight the street of Lisbon
Around Lisbon 23 AUG-30 SEPT more info here Time out best 25 selection
My personal selection
•• Dançar na Rua
A chance to learn and practice sevilhanas and flamenco with an amazing panoramic view from the Miradouro Capela de Santo Amaro and the tips from João Lara.
SAnto amaro 9 SEP | SUN | 18H MOre info here
••Música no Cinema
The music is back in the Vale do Silêncio. The Coro and Orquestra Gulbenkian is going to perform soundtracks of famous movies such as 2001 Odisseia no Espaço, O Clube dos Poetas Mortos ou West Side Story.
PARK VALE DOS SILENCIO 8 SEP | SAT | 21H30 more info here
•• Chapeus na rua (coming soon)
A buskers festival that will take place in different areas of Lisbon and in different times
10 SEPT | 15 SEPT more info here
•• Antiprincesas (coming soon)
The evocation of important female role model such Brazilian writer Clarice Lispector or Bolivian military of Indios origin Juana Azurduy. The show will take place at Parque José Gomes Ferreira
Alvalade 15 SEP – 23 SEP | sAT AND SUN | 11H00 and 16H00 more info here
Brunch Electronik – In The Park is back from July 29 to September 16, at Lagoa Branca in Tapada da Ajuda.
Kids from 3 years old are allowed inside the festival and there is a special area dedicated to them
AJuda 9 SEP | SUN | 14H to 22H more info here
This OutJazz festival takes place in different gardens of Lisbon: after Belem, Parque Eduardo VII and Jardim da Estrela, for the month of September is taking place at Jardim do Campo Grande.
Chill live music and DJ set.
Picture from the last month event at Jardim da Estrela.
CAMPO GRANDE 9 SEPT | SUN | 17H and 22H more info here
•Jazz nos 70 Anos do Hot Clube de Portugal
This month Lisbon celebrate Jazz nos 70 Anos do Hot Clube de Portugal with concerts every saturday in in different parks of the city. This week SEPTETO DO HOT CLUBE DE PORTUGAL at Jardim de Torel
Jardim de Torel 8 SEP | 19H00 more info here
•Marcha Mundial do Clima – Lisboa
The 8th of September Lisbon is joining the interantional movement “Rise for Climate” to ask a world free from fossil fuels, where peopel and social justice are above profit.
The goal of the march:
–a fast transition to renewal energies;
– No to new fossil fuels infrastructures: not in Aljezur, nor in Aljubarrota, or anywhere else.
Followed path: Cais do Sodré -> Baixa -> Rossio
Marches will take places in Lisbon, Porto, and Faro
Cais do sodre 8 SEP | 17H00 more info here
Markets and Fairs
•Feira di Intendente
At the monthly event held at Largo do Intendente, you can find second-hand clothes, handmade design, arts, and gastronomy. The market is held every second week of the month.
largo do intendente I 9 SEP | 10H00-18H00 more info here
•Fiartil – Feira de Artesanato do Estoril
55° edition of the fair
Tickets: Daily 1 € – Season Ticket 20 €
Estoril- on the right side of the Casino
ESTORIL 6-9 JUL-SEPT | 18.00H – 24.00H more info here
•LX clothes and Rural Market
Clothes (both used and new), accessories and organic veggie market at LX Factory held in the street of the refurbished factory. We suggest a stop at the amazing bookshop Ler Devagar, brunch at Wish Coffee House and a sneak peek in their little design shop, a visit to the Arlequim woman on the top of Rio Marvilha restaurant.
ALCANTARA 9 SEP | SUN | 11.30H and 16H more info here
Open Air Movies
•NOS cinema ao ar livre @ Eleven
A cool open-air cinema with a night view on the city: Eleven hosts the Nos Cinema ao air livre, that opens its doors at 19H30 for cocktails and then movie starts at 21H30. This coming week screening Bridget Jones’s Baby. Coming movies: It, Baywatch.
Price> 12€ including a drink, popcorns and use of blankets.
Marques Pombal 12 SEP | THU | 19H30 Cocktail 21H00 Film MORE INFO HERE
•Topo Chiado Cinesociety
Outdoor screening of some of the best movie of all time with an amazing view over Lisbon: from Dirty Dancing to Call me by your name from Luca Guadagnino (IT), the latest Lady Bird or THE DARJEELING LIMITED. The same event with different movies is happening also in Cascais.
CHIADO or cascais 21H00 more info on date and TIMe here
The 15ª of this event at Jardim da Estrela will take place this weekend: two big blockbusters will be screen, Jurassic World – Fallen kingdom (Saturday) e Han Solo: Star Wars (Sunday).
Estrela 7 SEP – 8 SEP | SAT & SUN | 21H00 more info here
Workshop for adults
•Lisbon, Portugal -Kidding Around Yoga Teacher Training
Passionate about helping children function better in school and at home? Looking for ways to make a difference in the lives of children in your community while earning income? LOVE music?
Learn how to teach yoga, mindfulness and meditation to kids in schools, at home, and within community settings in one fun-filled weekend!
You don’t have to be a yoga teacher to participate. This training is for parents, yoga teachers and all professionals who work with kids that want to continue their education.
baixa 8-9 SEP | SAT and SUN | 09H30 -15H30 more info here
•• Intensive monthly workshop
Workshops are about Serigraphy, Risograph, Wooden work and more
All material included, different prices, Booking is mandatory, better in advance
activities calendar here
•• FLASH WORKSHOPS
One time workshop to get a briefly introduction to some activities you can then do monthly at the atelier.
Alcantara 11-15 SEpt | More info here
•Taste of Portugal: Pastéis de Nata
Discover the story of the most typical sweet of Portugal: learn how to get the amazing crusty pastry or the delicious burned top. Duration 2h00 – Price €25
Includes workshop and tasting
Cais DO sodre 1 sep – 30 SEP | EACH SAT | 11H00 -13H00 more info and tickets here
Events Coming in September
•Atelier for babies at Fundaçao Oriente
•Zukuri workshops : Illustration, Weaving
•Heden Lisboa : Craft Azulejos inspired Jewelry
•Portugal Spirit Festival Cascais
•It’s a Book Workshops
•Colorindo Lisboa | Adventurous outdoor activity at Alameda