The complete guide to The BPM Festival Portugal
The BPM Festival Portugal is back for a third year in the beautiful Algarve region, and looks ready for another edition of unforgettable musical experiences.
The BPM Festival is an annual world-class electronic music festival which takes place in Portugal’s Algarve region (formerly Playa Del Carmen, Mexico). Originally designed as an elite dance music industry networking event, the festival has morphed into an international mélange of electronic music lovers, DJs, producers, revelers and partygoers. Having already announced the staggering line-up for this year’s edition The BPM Festival is ready to write another year off the books to what it seems will be another memorable edition.
What to Expect at The BPM Festival Portugal
Minutes apart, the municipalities of Portimão and Lagoa will play host to showcases and parties from the underground’s most respected record labels and highly sought-after party brands. Situated at the southeastern edge of Portimão, NoSoloÁgua, will have festival-goers dancing to impeccable ocean views from its pool and wide golden stretch of beach during the day. Then at night across the Arade River in Lagoa, the Centro de Congressos do Arade (Congress Centre of Arade) will see some of The BPM Festival: Portugal’s biggest events for its nighttime programming. As The BPM Festival’s first festival event in Europe, the 4-day event extends the brand’s decade-long prominence as the go-to festival for discerning fans of quality underground dance music.
The BPM Festival Portugal is an annual world-class electronic music festival which takes place in Portugal’s Algarve region (formerly Playa Del Carmen, Mexico). Originally designed as an elite dance music industry networking event, the festival has morphed into an international mélange of electronic music lovers, DJs, producers, revelers and partygoers.
“The BPM Festival has carved a niche for itself as the place to be, and has become a meeting point for the industry and clubbers alike.”
From 179 € for all days (excl. booking fees)
The BPM Festival Portugal 2019 line-up
Current line-up for The BPM Festival Portugal 2019 includes 74 acts. Headliners include, Apollonia Dubfire, Jamie Jones, Joseph Capriati, Laurent Garnier, Loco Dice, Maceo Plex, Marco Carola, Nicole Moudaber, Seth Troxler, Stephan Bodzin, The Martinez Brothers amongst others. See the poster below for the full-lineup The BPM Festival Portugal 2019.
Book The BPM Festival 2019
The BPM Festival 2019 offers various ticketing options from Single Day Tickets, to Full Festival Passes, VIP Festival Pass with dedicated VIP pool areas and other. Buy your tickets for The BPM Festival 2019 below.
Book your direct flight to Faro through the Momondo Flight Search below.
· The official ticket partner of the BPM Festival Portugal – Festicket, provides accommodation and ticket packages for every budget. You can find out more about it here.
· We are also providing you with our interactive Airbnb and hotels map showing the lowest prices available online. Book your stay for The BPM Festival – Portugal from the map below!
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How do I get to the festival
How do I get to Portimão from Faro airport?
· Public transport: From Faro airport you need to take the bus to Faro (en.aeroportodefaro.com/buses) and then another bus to Portimão (rede-expressos.pt)
· For private taxis and transfers you can pre-book here. en.aeroportodefaro.com/transfers
· To compare airport car rental head to en.aeroportodefaro.com/car-hire
Do I need a visa to come to Portugal?
See below for a list of countries that do NOT require a visa to enter Portugal.
And all the countries members of the European Union who belong to the Schengen area:
What airport should we fly into?
Faro and Lisbon International Airports are the closest to Portimão. Faro airport is located 45 minutes from Portimão and Lisbon airport is just 2h 30 minutes away by car.
Leisure and activities
What else can I do while in The Algarve?
Historical cities and villages that you should visit:
Tavira, Loulé , Silves, Lagos, Sagres, Vila Real Santo António, Olhão, Cancela Velha
Slide & Splash – Lagoa
Aqualand – Alcantarilha
Aquashow – Quarteira
Historical village – Alvor
Underwater tourism – Ocean Revival
Beaches: Praia da Rocha, Praia do Alvor, Praia do Vau
How hot will it get in the day and how cold will it get at night?
Temperatures in the Algarve in September can reach an average 27°C during the day and 18°C on average overnight.
Click here for the Algarve 10 Day Weather forecast information.
Click here to see what the “average” weather is like in the Algarve all year long.
Health and safety
What number do I call in an emergency?
Ambulance & Emergency Free Call: 112
Police: 112 (or +351 282417717 or +351 968078114)
Public Security: 112
Red Cross: +351 282485
Tourist police: +351 282417717 or +351 968078114
Where is the nearest hospital?
The nearest hospital to the festival is Centro Hospitalar do Algarve – Portimão
Address: Sítio do Poço Seco – Portimão
Phone number: +351 282 450 300
Can I bring a bag?
Small backpacks and bags are allowed.
Can I bring a camera?
Non professional cameras are allowed, however no removable lenses, video cameras or professional recording equipment.
Can I bring my own food and drinks?
No outside food and beverages will be permitted into the event.
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