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April 19-21, 2024


COMING SOON!

The last day of the Portuguese Festival, we will be holding the San Joaquin Valley Portuguese Bullfight. This professional bloodless bullfight will be held on Sunday, April 21st at the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds arena. Come out to support a great cause; Race for Autism. Arena gates open at 2pm, and the bullfight starts at 4pm.

Kids 10 and under are FREE

TICKETS $15
Purchase Tickets

Do you want the chance to win a car or cash prize? Now is your chance! Get your raffle tickets online now for $20 each for your chance to win. All proceeds go directly to helping children with autism in the central valley.

The raffle drawing will be held Sunday, April 21, 2024, at 8 PM after the San Joaquin Valley Portuguese Bloodless Bullfight. Winners will be contacted to claim their prize if not present at the event. A maximum of 5,000 tickets will be sold, so get yours soon!

The drawing winner can choose a vehicle valued at up to $30K. If a minimum of 2,500 tickets are NOT sold, the drawing will revert to a 50/50 raffle. Please review our terms and conditions on the purchase link below.

Must be 18 or older to enter.

TICKETS: $20

CONTACT US TODAY TO PURCHASE YOUR RAFFLE TICKETS

COMING SOON!

Thank you for your interest in being a sponsor for the 5th 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!

Sponsor Deck

Thank you for your interest in being a vendor for the 5th Annual San Joaquin Valley Portuguese Festival. Application deadline is March 9, 2024.

Vendor Booth Application (Print) - CLICK HERE  Vendor Booth Application (Online) - CLICK HERE

Temporary Food Facility Application - CLICK HERE

Temporary Food Permit Guidelines - CLICK HERE

The 5th Annual San Joaquin Valley Portuguese Festival will include great entertainment throughout the weekend! If your Portuguese performance group is interested in performing at the festival on Saturday, April 20, 2024, please complete the application below. 

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

Click Here for our Performance Group Registration Application! CLICK HERE

The 5th Annual San Joaquin Valley Portuguese Festival will include great entertainment throughout the day! If you are interested in participating in the parade please complete the form below or arrive at the parade entrance gate at 9:30am on Saturday, April 20, 2024.

To participate in the animal parade (bode de leite), please complete the form below or arrive at the parade entrance gate at 9:30am on Sunday, April 21, 2024.

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

For our parade entry form, CLICK HERE

Are you traveling from out of town to spend the weekend at the San Joaquin Valley Portuguese Festival on April 19-21, 2024?

Book your hotel soon! Here are some hotels near the event:

Comfort Inn & Suites

Days Inn

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott

Holiday Inn Express

Overnight RV Parking is available at the fairgrounds. Limited hookup spaces 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: $50 (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

COVID-19 Statement: An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any place where people gather. By entering this event, you agree to assume this risk.

COVID-19 Recommendations: Do not enter the event if you have any symptoms resembling those of COVID-19. Maintain social distancing regulations. Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth. Wash and sanitize your hands often. Masks are recommended.


 FRIDAY, APRIL 19
4:30pm - 10:00pm

 SATURDAY, APRIL 20
10:00am - 12:00am

 SUNDAY, APRIL 21
10:00am - 8:00pm


  • Bull On A Rope
  • Carnival
  • Food/Drinks
  • Concert - RODRIGO LEAL "Tributo a Roberto Leal" com Sua Banda

  • Parade
  • Carnival
  • Cultural Exhibit
  • Wine & Cheese Tasting
  • Food/Product Vendors
  • Folklore Groups
  • Filarmonica Bands
  • Concerts - SARA CRUZ - ANA MALHOA - JOSE MALHOA e a Sua Banda
  • After Party

  • Bodo de Leite (Oxcarts)
  • Animal Auction
  • Bloodless Bullfight
  • Carnival, Food
  • After Party

Join us for the 5th Annual San Joaquin Valley Portuguese Festival

Join us for the 5th annual San Joaquin Valley Portuguese Festival! All proceeds benefit the Carlos Vieira Foundation’s Race for Autism campaign which helps families who have children living with Autism in Central California.

Facebook: @CVFoundation

Instagram: @CarlosVieiraFoundation

51FIFTY Main Stage Entertainment

Rodrigo Leal

Rodrigo Leal

Friday, April 19, 2024


Sara Cruz

Sara Cruz

Saturday, April 20, 2024


Ana Malhoa

Ana Malhoa

Saturday, April 20, 2024


Jose Malhoa

Jose Malhoa

Saturday, April 20, 2024


Presenting Sponsor

Our Presenting Sponsor, 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 Modesto, 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.

MORE INFORMATION


Sponsors

Are you interested in being a sponsor for the 4th 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.