Provincetown welcomes people from around the world who come to celebrate Portuguese culture and our proud seafaring heritage at the annual Provincetown Portuguese Festival & Blessing of the Fleet. The Festival is four days of live music, dancing, parades, incredible food, games and more. With over 20 events and activities with many of them free, there is something for everyone to enjoy! Festival Weekend is capped off with The Blessing of The Fleet. After a procession through town, boats decked out in their finest parade past the Bishop and receive their Blessing for a safe & prosperous year.