https://www.eventbrite.com/e/brazilian-festival-festa-junina-2023-tickets-650912044447 Saint Anthony Parish Courtyard
400 Cardinal Medeiros Ave
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02141
Festivals & Fairs, Food, Kid Friendly, Party
NOTE: this event has been postponed to July 8 due to inclement weather.
The Brazilian Community of Cambridge is delighted to announce the upcoming 30th Brazilian Festival, scheduled for Saturday, June 17th, 2022. This highly anticipated event, known as "Festa Junina," is an annual traditional Brazilian Country Festival held in Cambridge, Massachusetts. It serves as a vibrant platform for over three thousand attendees who share a profound interest in Brazilian culture, dance, food, and beverages.
About Festa Junina: It’s a Brazilian Traditional Country Festival that takes place, every year in June, from North to South of Brazil. Festa Junina (June Festival), also known as Festa de São João for their part in celebrating the nativity of St. John the Baptist, is the annual Brazilian celebrations historically related to European Midsummer that take place at the beginning of the Brazilian winter. These festivities, which were introduced by the Portuguese during the colonial period (1500-1822), are celebrated during the month of June nationwide in Brazil. The Caipira style of quadrilha or square dancing is typical of the region and danced to country music by couples made of children but also adults usually attending a mock wedding.
When: June 17, 2022 (5:30 pm to 11:30 pm) Where: Saint Anthony Parish Courtyard in Cambridge MA (400 Cardinal Medeiros Ave, Cambridge MA 02141) Tickets: Free Admission (Donation Suggested) Parking: Free at Church's Parking Lot and Twin City Plaza facing Gore st (Find St Anthony's Parking Sign)