• Fairs in general and FATACIL in particular are one of the most efficient means to gain market share.
  • The fair allows direct contact with new or potential customers, regular customers, competitors, suppliers, potential representatives and distributors.
  • The fair allows to immediately assess the acceptance of new products or services by consumers.
  • Over 180,000 people visit FATACIL in 10 days.
  • FATACIL attracts national and regional media, and exhibitors can benefit from the projection of their image.
  • FATACIL is the largest general trade fair south of the Tejo River and an important platform for conducting business, both for local companies and companies from all over the country wishing to enter the Algarve market.




Graphics Entries / Number of Exhibitors
Over the last 6 years there has been an increase in the number of visitors from approximately 97,000 in 2013 to more than 180,000 in 2018. There has also been a consolidation of the number of visitors in the last 4 years.


FATACIL'S General Regulation


1 – The location and opening hours of the Secretariat:
a) The Secretariat works in the Municipal Park of Fairs and Exhibitions of Lagoa;
b) The working hours of the Secretariat are as follows:
Until August 13, every working day from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and from 2:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
From August 14 to 27, the Secretariat will operate during Fatacil 2018 times, indicated in section 2.

2 – Date of the fair and its schedules:
a) Fatacil 2019 will run from August 16 to 25 from 6:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.;
b) The assembly period runs from August 14 to 15 from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.;
c) The dismantling period will take place between August 26 and 27 from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

3 – Ticket price:
a) The individual ticket is priced at € 4.00;
b) The family ticket for 4 people is priced at € 14.00;
c) The bracelet for 10 days is priced at € 25.00;
d) Visitors up to 12 years of age are admitted free of charge, upon presentation of their identification document.