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RI Day of Portugal Festival Parade

Presented by Day of Portugal and Portuguese Heritage in RI, Inc. at Rhode Island State House, Providence RI

Jun 12 2022
RI Day of Portugal Festival Parade

Our 2022 Parade and Festival to celebrate the Portuguese Culture, Language, and History. The “Day of Portugal” is a holiday celebrated every year on June 10th in every corner of the Portuguese-speaking world. Officially known as “Dia de Portugal, de

The “Day of Portugal” is a holiday celebrated every year on June 10th in every corner of the Portuguese-speaking world. Officially known as “Dia de Portugal, de Camões e das Comunidades Portuguesas” (Day of Portugal, Camões and the Portuguese Communities), June 10th commemorates the death of the revered Portuguese poet, Luís Vaz de Camões in 1580. Camões is best known for his epic poem, Os Lusíadas, which is a tribute to the golden age of Portugal’s maritime exploration and

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ADMISSION INFO

Free

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

Additional time info:

Sunday, June 12, 2022

Day 2 Festival time is from 1:00 PM – 10:00 PM

2:00 PM:  Opening of RI Day of Portugal Festivities with speaking program and Parade @ Rhode Island State House, Smith Street, Providence, Rhode Island

3:00 PM:  Parade commences/departs at Smith Street State House Side with Parade Route: starting Smith Street State House Side > Canal Street > Washington Street > Kennedy Plaza > ending at Skating Rink

8:30 PM:  Final Torch Procession

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

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LOCATION

Rhode Island State House

90 Smith Street, Providence, RI 02903

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