May 11 and 12
The parish of Ilha, in the district of Santana, serves as a venue for the Lemon Festival. This event came about as a way of paying homage to the main local product – the lemon. It is also a pretext for staging a range of popular entertainment events.
28th Regional Bands Meeting
17th Onion Festival
May 16, 17 and 18
The Onion Festival is the best known festival in the city of Caniço, in the district of Santa Cruz. Its main attractions are the parade and auction on the theme of this agricultural product.
Festas da Sé – Funchal
May 25 to June 2
The streets surrounding the Funchal Cathedral come alive at the end of May during the Festas da Sé – a typical Madeiran arraial (street party).