Madeira Flower Festival – 2018
The Flower Festival is one of Madeira largest festivals a tribute to the special liaison of its residents with flowers and springtime, and intends to promote the wealth of flowers that color, perfume and inebriate the environment in order to reinforce the islands notoriety abroad.
This tribute will take place in May, so appropriately entitled the “month of flowers”. Madeira Tourism is the official promoter of the Flower Festival, an event that intends to marvel tourists and residents alike by giving it a genuinely innovative character and also by prolonging the celebrations over a longer period of time. Young people dressed with costumes depicting flowers will parade along the central walkway of Avenida Arriaga. The famous flower carpets will be made and you can admire the flower sculptures adorning the entire area. The traditional flower exhibition will take place at Praça do Povo, followed by the usual Flower Market held in Avenida Arriaga, enclosing the city centre in a unique ambience of Nature’s fragrances. Alongside various other events, this celebration culminates with the construction of the Wall of Hope by the children of Madeira and also with the grand flower festival parade.
Come along, enjoy our mild climate and discover the flowers of the world through this world of flowers.
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