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Mamarrosa Traditional Corn Festival🌽🪗💃🏼
October 1 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm WEST
Traditional Folk Singing and Dancing Troupe Rancho Folclórico S. Simão de Mamarrosa will recreate this tradition, already rare these days, showing how this moment of work, conviviality and sharing was spent.
The event begins at 8:30 p.m., on the Mamarrosa Festival Grounds, Mamarrosa, Oliveira do Bairro.
In addition to the performance of the host rancho Folk Group, two other singing and dancing troupes also take to the stage – the Rancho Folclórico group of Oleiros and the Ranch Folclórico of Idanha-a-Nova -, as well as a theatre group that will recreate all the spirit of joy, fun and work that was enjoyed at this time of year.
So come join in the fun and get to feel the warmth, friendliness and fun loving nature of the local community in the bosom of the Bairrada.
Typical food of these festivities will also be for sale, also an open bar, where there will be no shortage of caldo verde soup, papas de abóbora deserts, delicious pork rojões, pão com chouriço, broa and plenty of vinho tinto (plus other drinks ect at the festival bar)
If you arrive earlier you can walk the the União das Freguesias signposted walk of all the local attractions, Wonder down to the local Park Rio Novo with its lovely pond, tennis court, traditional Washeria and bar or have a coffee & cake in the 2 Towers Cafe/bakery, Try the new (Italian) award winning Pizzeria, Have the Octopus or Lassagne full set lunch at the Adasma resteraunt (8€), Fab burgers’n’wings at the rockin Hard Bar or some posh traditional nosh at O Rafeals resteraunt.