Portuguese Holy Ghost Festa

  • Recurrence: Recurring on the 3rd weekend day of May
  • Location: Humboldt County Fairgrounds & Portuguese Hall
  • Address: 1250 5th Street
  • Ferndale, CA
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Annual Portuguese Holy Ghost Festa.

3rd weekend in May     2019 dates TBA



Celebrate the history and music of Portugal with dinners, a dance, an auction, and a Sunday parade to mass.
Schedule: 6:30pm Saturday, rosary, bean & linguica dinner;
Sunday, line up for parade (9:30am) to 10:30am mass; noon dinner, Portuguese Hall; 2pm auction and dancing at Humboldt County Fairgrounds; evening meal at Portuguese Hall, 7pm.

Since 1936, in its only annual appearance as a marching band, the Scotia Band serenades celebrants with a Portuguese repertoire specific to each stage of the celebration on Sunday as they parade between the Portuguese Hall and the Assumption Church.

The public is invited; persons of Portuguese descent are especially welcome. Contact Ida Toste at (707) 786-4346.

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