Calendar of Events


Tunaville/Roseville Community Walking Tour 

SEPTEMBER 22, 2018

The next Community Walking Tour of 2018 will be:  Saturday, September 22nd, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.  This popular tour provides a lot of fun and informative highlights about our local history while you stroll throughout our community neighborhood. Refreshments will be served.  Tickets are $12 per person.  To reserve your spot, download the REGISTRATION form and mail your check to:  Portuguese Historical Center, PO Box 60749, San Diego, 92166.


Portuguese Language Classes
*New 12-Week Course*

This is your chance to learn the Portuguese Language.  A new 12-Week Course begins October 18th (not October 1st) for students with Intermediate proficiency.  Classes are on Thursdays from 7:00-9:00 p.m., at the St. Agnes Parish Center.  Cost is $200 per person, adults only. REGISTER now!

Beginning 12-week Course is also being offered (start date will be determined by how many students register).  Date/time/cost is the same.  REGISTER now!


HISTORY SYMPOSIUM – Portuguese-American Dancers

OCTOBER 21, 2018 – 12:00-2:00 p.m., ST. AGNES SCHOOL

Learn about the 70-year history of our Portuguese-American Folkoric Dance Group, established right here in Point Loma.  Refreshments and light appetizers will be served.  A $10/per person donation is appreciated.  Please complete the REGISTRATION form and return to the PHC.  Contact if you have any questions.


Tunaman’s Memorial Ball & Recognition Dinner

NOVEMBER 24, 2018 – Bahia Hotel

Our Recognition Dinner honors those who have consistently provided service and dedication to our Portuguese community. This is a wonderful time for our community to come together to celebrate and congratulate our awardees. This year, our Recognition Dinner will be combined with our Tunaman’s Ball.  It will be a grand event that will pay tribute to all our award recipients.

Ticket information to follow, including member discount.

Chairpersons:  Daniel Silva & Tiffany Ribeiro-Balelo



MARCH 29/30, 2019 

More details to follow.


Tunaman’s Memorial Annual Event: Mass & Ceremony

Sunday – March 24, 2019

The Tunaman’s Memorial Annual Mass & Ceremony will be held on Sunday, March 24, 2019, 11:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m.  Mass will be celebrated at St. Agnes Church (1140 Evergreen Street, San Diego 92106) at 11:00 a.m.; immediately followed by the Ceremony at the Tunaman’s Memorial on Shelter Island.

2019 Festa do Espírito Santo

JUNE 7th, 8th, & 9th   

For 109 years, the Portuguese Community of San Diego has celebrated the Festa do Espírito Santo.  This centuries-old Portuguese tradition honors Queen St. Isabel’s love and devotion to the Holy Spirit. Special events begin on June 7th, and culminate on June 9th – Festa Sunday – with a Parade, Crowning of our Queen and her Royalty, Folclórico dancing, and our famous sopas.  It makes for a very memorable weekend!

FESTA PARADE: Sunday – June 9, 2019.  Parade starts at 10:00 am sharp! Don’t miss it!

For information contact:  UPSES Festa