The Portuguese Cultural and Welfare Centre of Cape Town will gather together at the V&A Waterfront’s Jetty 2 for their annual Blessing of the Fishing Fleet Festival on October 5 and 6. This annual gathering serves as a chance to pray for the fishermen and the upcoming fishing season.

Join the community for live entertainment, a beer garden and traditional Portuguese food on sale from 12pm to 10:30pm on Saturday, and from 10am to 8pm on Sunday. Everyone is invited to join the special Sunday Mass, and the following Blessing the Fleet procession through the Waterfront from 10:30am.

Children under 12 and pensioners get in for R20, and adults pay R40.

Picture: V&A


Date: October 5
Time: 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost: R20 - 40


Jetty 2, V&A Waterfront
19 Dock Rd
Cape Town
Western Cape
South Africa
Phone: 021 408 7600
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Anita Froneman