In August, the Batalha Festivals bring the town itself and the surrounding municipality to life. The 14th August, which is the municipal holiday, is the main event, marking the Portuguese victory in the Battle of Aljubarrota. A celebration that really cannot be missed, the biggest names in Portuguese music are always present to perform the most memorable of concerts. This event also brings together hundreds of people who have moved away from the Municipality at the Annual Meeting of Emigrants and the showcasing of the municipality’s economic operations.