Fontainhas Festival of the arts is an exclusive eight day event featuring art, heritage and music. The festival is held in the month of February. Every year, private houses of the venue turn into art galleries for eight days. Art works of renowned artists are showcased in heritage houses of salas, balcaos, verandahs, and dining rooms. Thousands of people visit the Fountainhas Festival from India and abroad. Besides the art works, dancers and musicians enliven the festival by their live performances. Fontainhas Festival provides an unprecedented opportunity for interaction of artists, visitors and homeowners.