April 18, 2020

9:00am to Midnight - Turlock Fairgrounds


2019 San Joaquin Valley Portuguese Festival Recap

The 2019 San Joaquin Valley Portuguese Festival to Benefit Race For Autism was a major success thanks to all who participated and our over 15,000 attendees! Watch our recap video to get a glimpse into all the fun the festival brought in 2019. We look forward to seeing you all on April 18, 2020!

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Click here to purchase tickets! CLICK HERE

Ticket Prices:

Presale - $5.00

At the Door - $10.00

Kids 10 and Under - FREE

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Thank you for your interest in being a sponsor for the 2nd Annual San Joaquin Valley Portuguese Festival! Please review our various sponsorship opportunities. If you are interested in being a sponsor, please contact us directly at (209) 394-1444 or email info@carlosvieirafoundation.org. We look forward to partnering with you!

Click Here for our Sponsorship Opportunities! CLICK HERE

Thank you for your interest in being a vendor for the 2nd Annual San Joaquin Valley Portuguese Festival. Please fill out the Vendor Booth Application and the Temporary Food Facility Application (if applicable) and submit these items by March 6th, 2020.

Vendor Booth Application - CLICK HERE

Temporary Food Facility Application - CLICK HERE

Temporary Food Permit Guidelines - CLICK HERE

The 2nd Annual San Joaquin Valley Portuguese Festival will include great entertainment throughout the day! If your Portuguese performance group is interested in performing at the festival, please complete our performance group registration form located below by February 7th, 2020.

For questions, please contact us at info@carlosvieirafoundation.org or 209-394-1444.

Click Here for our Performance Group Registration Application! CLICK HERE

The 2nd Annual San Joaquin Valley Portuguese Festival will include great entertainment throughout the day! If you are interested in participating in the parade contest at the festival, please complete our parade contest registration form located below by April 1st, 2020.

For questions, please contact us at info@carlosvieirafoundation.org or 209-394-1444.

Click Here for our Parade Contest Registration Application! CLICK HERE

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Overnight RV Parking is available at the fairgrounds. Limited hookups are available on a first come, first serve basis. Reservations are not accepted. If spaces with hookups are filled, dry camping spots are available.

Price per night: $35 (cash only) paid upon arrival

*Carlos Vieira Foundation is not responsible for operations of RV parking. Please contact the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds with any questions or concerns.

Coming from North

  • CA-99 S
  • Follow CA-99 S to Fulkerth Rd in Turlock. Take exit 214 from CA-99 S
  • Take exit 214 for Fulkerth Rd
  • Continue on Fulkerth Rd. Drive to N Broadway
  • Use any lane to turn left onto Fulkerth Rd Pass by Del Taco (on the left)
  • Turn right onto N Golden State Blvd
  • Slight right onto N Front St
  • Turn right onto N Broadway - Destination will be on the right

Coming from South

  • CA-99 N
  • Take exit 209 for Golden State Blvd
  • Follow S Golden State Blvd and S 1st St to N Broadway in Turlock
  • Continue onto S Golden State Blvd
  • Turn left onto E F St
  • Turn right at the 1st cross street onto S 1st St
  • Continue onto W Canal Dr
  • Turn right onto N Broadway - Destination will be on the left
  • No Outside Food or Drinks
  • No Pets Allowed
  • No Ice Chests
  • No Weapons
  • No Gang Attire

Click here to purchase tickets! CLICK HERE

Ticket Prices:

Presale - $5.00

At the Door - $10.00

Kids 10 and Under - FREE

Coming Soon!

Thank you for your interest in being a sponsor for the 2nd Annual San Joaquin Valley Portuguese Festival! Please review our various sponsorship opportunities. If you are interested in being a sponsor, please contact us directly at (209) 394-1444 or email info@carlosvieirafoundation.org. We look forward to partnering with you!

Click Here for our Sponsorship Opportunities! CLICK HERE

Thank you for your interest in being a vendor for the 2nd Annual San Joaquin Valley Portuguese Festival. Please fill out our Vendor Booth Application and the Temporary Food Facility Application if you are applying to be a food vendor and submit these items by March 6th, 2020.

Vendor Booth Application - CLICK HERE

Temporary Food Facility Application - CLICK HERE

Temporary Food Permit Guidelines - CLICK HERE

The 2nd Annual San Joaquin Valley Portuguese Festival will include great entertainment throughout the day! If your Portuguese performance group is interested in performing at the festival, please complete our performance group registration form located below February 7th, 2020.

For questions, please contact us at info@carlosvieirafoundation.org or 209-394-1444.

Click Here for our Performance Group Registration Application! CLICK HERE

The 2nd Annual San Joaquin Valley Portuguese Festival will include great entertainment throughout the day! If you are interested in participating in the parade contest at the festival, please complete our parade contest registration form located below by April 1st, 2020.

For questions, please contact us at info@carlosvieirafoundation.org or 209-394-1444.

Click Here for our Parade Contest Registration Application! CLICK HERE

Coming Soon!

Overnight RV Parking is available at the fairgrounds. Limited hookups are available on a first come, first serve basis. Reservations are not accepted. If spaces with hookups are filled, dry camping spots are available.

Price per night: $35 (cash only) paid upon arrival

 

*Carlos Vieira Foundation is not responsible for operations of RV parking. Please contact the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds with any questions or concerns.

Coming from North

  • CA-99 S
  • Follow CA-99 S to Fulkerth Rd in Turlock. Take exit 214 from CA-99 S
  • Take exit 214 for Fulkerth Rd
  • Continue on Fulkerth Rd. Drive to N Broadway
  • Use any lane to turn left onto Fulkerth Rd Pass by Del Taco (on the left)
  • Turn right onto N Golden State Blvd
  • Slight right onto N Front St
  • Turn right onto N Broadway - Destination will be on the right

Coming from South

  • CA-99 N
  • Take exit 209 for Golden State Blvd
  • Follow S Golden State Blvd and S 1st St to N Broadway in Turlock
  • Continue onto S Golden State Blvd
  • Turn left onto E F St
  • Turn right at the 1st cross street onto S 1st St
  • Continue onto W Canal Dr
  • Turn right onto N Broadway - Destination will be on the left
  • No Outside Food or Drinks
  • No Pets Allowed
  • No Ice Chests
  • No Weapons
  • No Gang Attire

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Portuguese Parade
  • Portuguese Parade

    Join us for the opening parade!


Rides
  • Carnival Rides

    Fun for the family, carnival rides galore!


Bloodless Bullfight
  • Bloodless Bullfight Demo

    Be entertained with authentic Portuguese activities like bloodless bullfight demonstrations!


Portuguese Food
  • Portuguese Food Vendors

    Check out the amazing spread of authentic Portuguese Cuisine!



Entertainment

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Jose Malhoa
  • Jose Malhoa

    José Malhoa is one of the most well-known Portuguese folk/pimba singers who reached fame with his first hit song called "24 Rosas".


Ana Malhoa
  • Ana Malhoa

    Ana Malhoa is a Portuguese/Spanish singer/songwriter, TV host, actress, and businesswoman. She started her career performing with her father, Jose Malhoa, releasing seven extended plays with him. In 2000, she released her first studio album, and since then, she is the best selling pop artist in Portugal.


Portuguese Kids
  • Portuguese Kids

    The Portuguese Kids will be coming back to perform on the 51FIFTY Stage and give us a new show! The Portuguese Kids take ethnic comedy to new heights with their live shows highlighting the funnier side of growing up Portuguese.


Chico Avila
  • Chico Avila

    Singer/songwriter Chico Avila captivates diverse audiences with his natural talent and wide range of musical styles. Chico is a producer and entertainer as well who has performed all over the world for live audiences. He sings much of his music in his native Portuguese language. His dynamic shows highlight the Portuguese culture and music and take audiences on a soulful and emotional journey.


Taylor Amarante
  • Taylor Amarante

    Taylor Amarante is a Portuguese-American stand-up comedian from Santa Clara, CA. Taylor has spent the last 5 years touring throughout California, the East Coast, and Canada alongside talented comedians like Mike Rita and the Portuguese Kids. The son of Azorean immigrants (from São Jorge), Taylor's comedy focuses on being raised in the United States by a family of, you guessed it, crazy Portuguese people! In 2017, Taylor was selected as the opening act at the International Portuguese Music Awards in Massachusetts, and in 2019, he became the first Portuguese-American comedian to headline at the famed San Jose Improv theatre.


Alcides Machado
  • Alcides Machado

    Alcides immigrated to the United States from São Jorge, Azores, Portugal and has dedicated years to writing and producing for himself and other artists. In 2003, he received his first gold record. Alcides loves music, and the public is his source of energy!


Generations
  • Generations

    The Generations band are a local Portuguese-American band who performs a variety of popular and classic music!



Presenting Sponsor

Our Presenting Sponor, PFSA offers financial services to protect members and their families and provides cultural, social, educational and charitable activities.

PFSA has the largest membership and the financially strongest Portuguese Fraternal Benefit Society in the Nation. The PFSA Home Office is located in San Leandro, CA and the Society is licensed to transact business in California, Nevada and Rhode Island and has 67 fraternal councils (local subordinate chapters). They are proud of the dreams and vision of their forefathers and continue to honor their vision by succeeding and meeting the challenges of the XXI century with dignity and pride.


Sponsors

Are you interested in being a sponsor for the 2nd Annual San Joaquin Valley Portuguese Festival? Head up to the tabs and click on "sponsors" for more information!


Volunteer Now!

We are always looking for amazing people to join our organization and volunteer their time.  From events all over to simple fundraisers, we always have a need for more volunteers.