Day 227 Provincetown Portuguese Festival & Blessing of the Fleet 2013

The Provincetown Portuguese  festival will be held Thursday June 27th thru Sunday June 30th! This annual tradition is a great family friendly event!   This festival has celebrated the rich culture of the Portuguese people living and working on Cape Cod.

Thursday June 27th

9am-7:00pm – Exhibit – “Fleet’s In” at Provincetown Monument & Museum MM
5pm-11:00pm– Festival 2013 Opening Night presented by Seamen’s Bank ($30pp) B
DINNER RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. Compartilhe Na Nossa Mesa … “Share Our Table” A showcase of Provincetown’s best restaurants
– Cash bar  5:00 to 11:00

NEW! Join us for “PHS’s Last Tow” a celebration of Provincetown High School 8:00 to 11:00
– MUSIC and DANCING to (X-Cape) 6:00 to 11:00
– Dinner 6:30

Friday June 28th

am-7:00pm – Exhibit – Fleet’s In at Provincetown Monument Museum MM
10:00-12:00pm Capt. Manny Phillips Fishing Derby for Kids M (FREE)
10:00-12:00pm Kids Paint Roosters on Portuguese Square (FREE) P
12-3pm Portuguese Soup Tasting with entertainment by the Dory Bar Blues Band B
12-4pm Clowns, Facepainting Balloon Twisting P
3-4pm Music dance and entertainment On The Stage Fills Portuguese Square (FREE) P
3-5pm Harbor Lounge (359 Commercial St)Hosts readings by Portuguese-American writers and poets.
4-6pm Singing Dancing with Live Entertainment From The Stage At Portuguese Square (FREE)P
5-8pm Cape Tip Seafoods & The Lobster Pot Restaurant present CLAMFEED … all you can eat   B
6:30-7:30pm Music for All Ages with Enio on the Stage at Portuguese Square  (FREE) P
8-10:00pm Music for All Ages by Nelia and her Band on the Stage at Portuguese Square (FREE) P
9:30-1:00am Homecoming Get Together with the “Old Jugs” at the Surf Club (FREE) S

Saturday, June 29, 2013

9am-12pm Kids Games and Cookout (FREE) MF
9am-7:00pm – Exhibit – “Fleet’s In” at Provincetown Monument & Museum MM
11:30am-7:00pm Lions Club Portuguese Food Court B
12:00-2pm Entertainment  at Portuguese Square – Portuguese Dancers (FREE) P
1:00 pm Judging of decorated boats. M
1-3pm Capture the Portuguese Flag Races. Vessel provided, Prizes (FREE)S
2-3pm Entertainment at Portuguese Square Toe Jam Puppet Band (FREE)P
3-5pm Entertainment at Portuguese Square and Commercial St. Miracle Fish Puppets (FREE)P
3pm Portuguese Festival Parade (On Commercial St. from Harbor Hotel to Franklin St.)
4:30-5:30 Entertainment Toe Jam Puppet Band (FREE)P
6:30pm-7:30 pm The Portuguese Kids performance under the tent  (FREE)B
7:30pm-9:30pm Provincetown Banner Fado Concert in historic Town Hall The music of Portugal With Celia Maria, Catarina Avelar, Jose Carlos and Carlos Furtado accompanied by Viriato Ferreira, Jose Silva and Peter Pimental.  TH

Sunday  June 30th

9am-7:00pm – Exhibit – “Fleet’s In” at Provincetown Monument & Museum M

10:30am Fishermen’s Mass at St. Peters Church. SP
12:00pm—1pm Procession from St. Peters Church to McMillan Pier. M
12:00 pm Entertainment by Grupo Folclorico Coracoes Lusiados (FREE) LS
12:00pm—4pm FOOD .. Tasca do Pescador (Portuguese Café) on McMillan Pier. M
1:00pm-66th Annual Blessing of the Fleet M
1:00-3:00pm Portuguese Dancers and Music M
4:00-5:00pm Old Time Band Concert—St. Anthony’s Band, Cambridge TH
4:pm-7pm Ed Sheridan at the Surf Club (FREE) S

B= Bas Relief

MF= Motta Field

LS= Lopes Square

M=MacMillan Pier

PM= Pilgrim Monument

P=Portuguese Square

SP= Saint Peters

TH= Town Hall

S= S