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Portuguese Festival 2018

Provincetown Portuguese Festival Parade

When: Thurs, 6/21 – Sun, 6/24/18

Where: All over town

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Events Schedule

We’ve left the 2017 events schedule posted so you can see what to expect in 2018. We’ll update the schedule as soon as it’s finalized!

2017 Event Schedule

Thursday

Seamen’s Bank Compartilhe Na Nossa Mesa or “Share Our Table”.

What: A showcase of Provincetown’s best restaurants with music by the New Beach Band. Reservations are required.

Time: 5 – 10pm

Where: Bas Relief, 106 Bradford St | Directions

Dancing at Bas Relief!

What: Music of the New Beach Band

Time: 8 – 10 pm

Where: Bas Relief, 106 Bradford St | Directions

Cost: $5.00. Purchase tickets at door.

 

Friday

Capt. Manny Phillips Fishing Derby for Kids

Time: 12 – 2 pm

Where: Macmillan Pier (Center of Town) | Directions

Cost: Free

Portuguese Soup Tasting

What: This event features soup from fine restaurants in Provincetown, Truro & Wellfleet! Entertainment by the Dory Bar Blues Band.

Time: 12 – 3 pm

Where: Bas Relief, 106 Bradford St | Directions

Cost: $7, all you can eat. Purchase tickets at door.

Face Painting for Kids!

Time: 12 – 5 pm

Where: Ryder St between Bradford & Commercial Sts (Portugueses Sq) | Directions

Cost: Free

Portuguese Writers & Poets Reading

Time: 2 – 4 pm

Where: Harbor Lounge, 359 Commercial St | Directions

Cost: Free

The Great Lobster Crate Race (For kids of all ages)

Time: 2:30 – 4 pm

Where: Macmillan Pier & Surf Club (Center of Town) | Directions

Cost: Free

Music & Dancing

Time: 3 – 6 pm

Where: Ryder St between Bradford & Commercial Sts (Portugueses Sq) | Directions

Cost: Free!

Lobster Bake

What: Twin lobster dinner under the Seaman’s Bank Tent. Cash bar for oysters, clams and shrimp, and beer & wine.

Time: 5 – 8 pm

Where: Bas Relief, 106 Bradford St | Directions

Cost: $30 plus a cash bar for oysters, clams and shrimp. Beer & Wine available too. No Reservations required.

Music by Rick Anthony

Time: 6:30 – 7:30 pm

Where: Ryder St between Bradford & Commercial Sts (Portugueses Sq) | Directions

Cost: Free

Music for all Ages (Entertainment TBA)

Time: 8:00pm – 10:00pm

Where: Ryder St between Bradford & Commercial Sts (Portugueses Sq) | Directions

Cost: Free

Homecoming Get Together with the Old Jug Band

Time: 9:00pm – 1:00am

Where: Surf Club, 315 Commercial St A | Directions

Cost: Free

 

Saturday

Motta Family Kids Games & Cookout

What: great place for the whole family to enjoy fun and food. A free event!

Time: 10 am – 12 pm

Where: Motta Field, Winslow St. | Directions

Cost: Free

Portuguese Dancers and Live Entertainment

Time: 10:30 am – 2 pm

Where: Ryder St between Bradford & Commercial Sts (Portugueses Sq) | Directions

Cost: Free

Portuguese Food Court by the Lions Club

What: A feast of Portuguese food and more plus beer, wine and music. Food & Beverages are priced individually.

Time: 11:30am – 7:30pm

Where: Bas Relief, 106 Bradford St | Directions

Cost: Priced individually

Toe Jam Puppet Band

What: A favorite with the little ones! Read about Toe Jam Puppet Band

Time: 2 – 3 pm

Where: Ryder St between Bradford & Commercial Sts (Portugueses Sq) | Directions

Cost: Free

Portuguese Festival Parade

What: Annual Festival parade that includes dancers, musicians, floats and more.

Time: 3 – 5 pm

Where: Commercial St.  Starts at Harbor Hotel, down Commercial St to Franklin Street. | See Parade Route

Cost: Free

Entertainment

Time: 4:30 – 5:30 pm

Where: Ryder St between Bradford & Commercial Sts (Portugueses Sq) | Directions

Cost: Free

Comedy by the Portuguese Kids

Time: 6:30 – 7:30 pm

Where: Bas Relief, 106 Bradford St | Directions

Cost: Free

FADO Concert

What: Performances of traditional Portuguese folk music. Courtesy of the Provincetown Banner.

Time: 7:30pm – 9:30pm

Where: Provincetown Town Hall, 254 Commercial St |  Directions

Cost: Contributions at the door are appreciated!

Dancing to Live SAMBA Music

Time: 9:00pm – 12:30am

Where: Ryder St between Bradford & Commercial Sts (Portugueses Sq) | Directions

Cost: Free

Sunday

Highlight: 70th Blessing Of The Fleet, 1 pm – Macmillan Pier (Center of Town) | Directions

Fishermen’s Mass. Celebrated by Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha S.D.V

When: Sun, 10:30 – 11:30am

Where: St. Peter the Apostle Church, 11 Prince St | Directions


Portuguese Dancers

Performances of authentic Portuguese dance routines in traditional costumes

When: Sun, 11:30am – 12:30pm

Where: Ryder St between Bradford & Commercial Sts (Portugueses Sq) | Directions

Cost: Free


TASCA Portuguese Cafe

Sample the taste of Portugal. Beer & wine cash bar.

When: Sun, 12:00pm – 4:00pm

Where: Macmillan Pier (Center of Town) | Directions

Cost: Free


After Mass Procession

Procession leaves St. Peters as a group for the short walk to MacMillan Pier for the 70th annual Blessing of the Fleet. They are bearing banners that honor the fishing fleet past & present.

When: Sun, 12 – 1 pm

Where: Starts at St. Peter the Apostle Church, 11 Prince St to MacMillan Pier | Directions


70th Blessing Of The Fleet

Boats gather in Provincetown Harbor, decorated for the blessing by Bishop Edgar Da Cunha S.D.V. The fleet will be judged for their decorations.

When: Sun, 1:00pm

Where: Macmillan Pier (Center of Town) | Directions

Cost: Free


Portuguese Music and Dancers (After Blessing)

When: Sun, 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Where: Macmillan Pier (Center of Town) | Directions

Cost: Free


Traditional Band Concert by St. Anthony’s Band

When: Sun, 4:00pm – 5:00pm

Where: Outside Provincetown Town Hall, 254 Commercial St |  Directions

Cost: Free


Festival Closing Gathering. Music by Ed Sheridan and friends

When: Sun, 4:00pm – 7:00pm

Where: Surf Club, 315 Commercial St A | Directions

Cost: Free

June 21 2018

Details

Start: June 21
End: June 24
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Venue

Provincetown, MA

Provincetown, MA 02657 United States

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Organizer

Provincetown Portuguese Festival
Phone: (508) 246-9080