About Portugal Day

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What is this all about you ask? Portugal Day is officially known as, "Dia de Portugal, de Camões e das Comunidades Portuguesas (Day of Portugal, Camões, and the Portuguese Communities). This is Portugal's National Day, celebrated annually on the 10th of June. 

Although officially observed only in Portugal, Portuguese citizens and emigrants throughout the world celebrate the holiday. The date commemorates the death of national literary icon Luís de Camões who died on June 10, 1580. It is a celebration of Portuguese culture and heritage.

Make a date to celebrate Portugal Day in Newark and experience authentic Portuguese culture up close. Exciting events happen all weekend long, so check into one of our 16 hotels and rest easy with great rates. Feast on delicious food in the Ironbound or head downtown for swanky restaurants serving up good times. Newark has been welcoming visitors since the 1600’s…so what are you waiting for? Set off on a Newark adventure and save.

June 10, 2016

DJ: 3:00PM  -  7:00PM

BOMBOS SCP: 7:00PM  -  7:30PM

RANCHO-A EIRA: 7:30PM  -  8:00PM

RANCHO-CAMPONESES DO MINHO: 8:00PM  -  8:30PM

MINHOTOS MAROTOS: 8:30PM  -  9:30PM

LUĺS NEVES: 9:30PM  -10:30PM

Soccer Fest 16 June 11th + 12th
Portugal Day Newark + New York Red Bulls better together. This year test your soccer skills at Peter Francisco Park on Saturday, June 11th and Sunday, June 12th. 11am -8pm.

June 11, 2016

Meet soccer star Felipe from the New York Red Bulls: 11AM - 12:30PM at Hudson Supply, 135 Lafayette St.

DJ: 1:00PM  -  5:00PM

Emilia Silva: 5:00PM  -  5:30PM

Zee's Girls: 5:30PM  -  6:00PM

RANCHO-RAIZES DE PORTUGAL: 6:00PM  -  6:30PM

DIANA MENDES (FADO): 6:30PM  -  7:30PM

RANCHO-CASA DO RIBATEJO: 7:30PM  -  8:00PM

RANCHO-OS PESCADORS: 8:00PM  -  8:30PM

RANCHO-BARCUENSE: 8:30PM  -  9:00PM

Os Red: 9:00PM  -  10:00PM

June 12, 2016

BOMBOS da CASA do MINHO

PARADE: 3:00PM  -  5:30PM

Monica Paula: 5:30PM  -  6:00PM

RANCHO-CASA DO MINHO: 6:00PM  -  6:30PM

RANCHO-CASA DOS ARCOS: 6:30PM  -  7:00PM

RANCHO-SONHOS DE PORTUGAL: 7:00PM -  7:30PM

Origins Band : 7:30PM  -  8:00PM

MINHOTOS MAROTOS: 8:00PM  - 9:00Pm                                  

Os Red: 9:00PM-10:00PM