(More or less the middle of January – Date to be confirmed)
This religious festival sets the end of the holiday season, when families gather to share the remaining delicacies of this festive season, to take out the Christmas decorations and lapinhas (cribs) and to “Clean the kitchen cabinets – a custom which is deeply rooted in the traditions of popular people of Madeira.
The municipality of Santa Cruz celebrates the festivity in honor of its patron saint with a candlelight procession that follows up to the Mother Church.The streets are ornamented with beautiful decorations, stands with selling food-and-drink, and lots of music and entertainment.
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Santo Amaro Feast
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