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