The Crato Festival is preparing to celebrate, from the 23rd to the 27th of August, its 36th edition as a Handicraft and Gastronomy Fair, with entertainment scheduled from the 21st of August.
The emblematic event in the historic village of Alentejo is once again an obligatory stop on the family and festival-goers' itinerary and bet on an eclectic line-up, aimed at all generations, which has made it one of the biggest events held in the Alentejo and one of the most cherished festivals by the Portuguese public. .
There are many reasons to visit the Crato Festival, as, in addition to the shows on the main stage, the public will be able to enjoy the Before Hours, After Hours, the well-known Handicraft and Gastronomy Fair with free admission and an occasional camping area . All in five days of great entertainment!
Those who visit the municipality of Crato can also get lost in its bucolic landscapes, populated by megalithic monuments that attest to the ancestry of these places, discover the vast historical heritage, cool off in the water park or delight in the typical delicacies of the region.
Every year, the Festival attracts thousands of people to the Alentejo village, offering, in addition to the shows on the main stage, the already well-known Handicraft and Gastronomy Fair (F.A.G.), which makes this event a unique reference among events of its kind.
This is a free access area that offers visitors the best of regional products, where the numerous delicacies and snacks of traditional Alentejo food and a selection of the best crafts from the Municipality of Crato and Portugal are present. The F.A.G. it also includes Stage 2 of the Festival, where the public will have free access and can enjoy daily cultural shows. Folklore, Cante Alentejano, Fado, among others, have a special and prominent place in this space.
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