The “Nossa Senhora da Saúde” festivity, is annually held in the parish of Lameiros, São Vicente. Commonly designated by locals as the “Arraial dos Lameiros”, this festivity is held between 4th and 6th August
This is a typical regional festivity (“arraial”) that has evolved over the years becoming one of the largest Summer Festivals on the island of Madeira.
The religious ritual involving this festivity includes the typical “novenas” [9 masses] and a religious service held inside the church.
Outside, there are food and drink stalls and a lots of entertainment, with performances local DJ´s folk dancing groups in addition to other music bands.