Recognizing the importance of the development and consolidation of the "Cycling & Walking" product in the affirmation of the region as a Destination of Nature Tourism and in combating seasonal demand, the Municiplaty of Lagos decided to join forces with Almargem Association (NGO) to hold in 2018, the 1º Walk Festival taking place in the municipality of Lagos, designated Barão de São João - Walk & Art Fest.

The Barão de São João - Walk & Art Fest will take place from November 3th to 5th of 2023 with its headquarters in the Centro Cultural de Barão de São João.