Here’s the history of the Banquet of the Blessed Sacrament occurring in New Bedford this weekend


This is a file picture of the Banquet of the Blessed Sacrament. (WLNE)

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (WLNE)– Are you heading to the Banquet of the Blessed Sacrament in New Bedford this weekend? Here’s the history.

Established in 1915, the banquet has actually ended up being the biggest Portuguese Banquet on the planet.

Countless visitors flock to the city’s North End each year, totally free of charge.

” The banquet is a chance for all to share in the abundant Madeiran heritage and household worths,” according to the Banquet of the Blessed Sacrament site

Those participating in the banquet can discover lots of Portuguese foods, consisting of a 40-foot bbq pit, along with efficiencies, flights, and video games for the entire household.

Visitors can come by the Santana Home, recreated in the architectural design of the town homes of Santana, Madeira.

Likewise, make certain to go to the just of its kind, Museum of Madeiran Heritage, where you can discover photos and artifacts of Madeiran migration.

At the end of the celebration, the Club Madeirense S.S. Sacramento picks a member of the Banquet Committee to arrange the occasion the list below year. Members are just permitted to serve on the Banquet committee as soon as every 5 years.