• U.P.S.E.S. Inc.

    Remember the Past
  • U.P.S.E.S. Inc.

    Support the Present
  • U.P.S.E.S. Inc.

    Hope for the Future
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  • 2021 Fish Fry Silent Auction

    2021 Fish Fry Silent Auction

    2021 Fish Fry Virtual Silent Auction is now live. Please click READ MORE to register and start bidding! Read More

  • 2021 Festa Tickets

    2021 Festa Tickets

    2021 Festa do Espirito Santo is coming up and you don't want to miss out on all the festivities!


    Must pre-order your Sopas, Linguica, Bifanas, and much much more!

    For a copy of the 2021 Festa Itinerary and to submit your pre-orders please click READ MORE below!

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  • Kenny Alameda Scholarship

    Kenny Alameda Scholarship

    Deadline to submit is July 1st

    The Kenny Alameda Scholarship is a special scholarship available to all high school students of Portuguese descent graduating from a San Diego Catholic High School or Point Loma High School looking to pursue a college education.

    One selected qualified candidate will be awarded $1,500.00!

    For more information on Eligibility Requirements and to download the application please click READ MORE below. Read More

  • UPSES Scholarship

    UPSES Scholarship

    Deadline to submit is July 1st

    The UPSES Inc. has organized a scholarship to assist qualified applicants in pursuing a higher education and a $1,000.00 scholarship will be awarded to a selected candidate!

    For more information on Eligibility Requirements and to download the application please click READ MORE below. Read More

  • The Portuguese Market

    The Portuguese Market

    The Portuguese Market is located at the back of our Portuguese Hall. We carry various Portuguese products such as linguiças, cheeses from Pico and Madeira, different flours and condiments and also a variety of fish and liquors.

    It is manned by community volunteers, our board of directors, and local employees from our community. All the proceeds go to the Portuguese Hall.

    The Portuguese Market is already a great success and our hope is to spread the word and become even more successful not just to our Portuguese community but to all of San Diego. I am sure you will agree that this is a great addition to our community.

    Please come and check us out. Our number is (619) 704-0506

    For daily specials, monthly authentic Portuguese meals, and special events please click READ MORE below!

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  • General Assembly Meeting

    General Assembly Meeting

    If you missed our General Assembly Meeting "Contas" and would like to review the reports or listen to the meeting please click READ MORE below!

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  • A Message From Our President

    A Message From Our President

    Please click READ MORE below for a message from our President Ricardo da Rosa!

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  • UPSES Inc

    UPSES Inc

    Due to COVID-19 the UPSES Office has limited office hours. We are open Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 12pm to 3pm. Our Manager Andrea DaLuz is still available other days and can be contacted via email at Manager@upses.sdcoxmail.com or via phone at (619) 895-6348. If you have any questions in regards to renting our facility please contact Andrea.

    Our Portuguese Market is still open normal hours. They are closed Sunday & Monday, Open Tuesday thru Friday from 10am to 5pm and Open Saturday from 10am to 4pm. If you would like to contact the Market please call (619) 704-0506.

    Stay safe and healthy!



    Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic BINGO is closed until further notice. We will continue to assess the Coronavirus situation and determine when we will be able to reopen. We thank you for your cooperation and understanding. Please stay safe and healthy!

  • Portuguese Consulate Services

    Portuguese Consulate Services

    Portuguese Consulate Services here at the Portuguese Hall!

    To schedule an appointment or for more information please READ MORE

    If you need information for the dates and times of Portuguese Consulate Services in Artesia, San Jose, Tulare and Turlock please click READ MORE below!

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  • Our Heritage Walk of Faith

    Our Heritage Walk of Faith

    Honor a loved one or commemorate a special event with Our Heritage Walk of Faith. Purchase your very own paver to be placed in front of our Portuguese Hall!

    For more details or to purchase a paver READ MORE

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  • Little Portugal

    Little Portugal

    We are officially trying to form a Little Portugal district in Point Loma. However we can’t do it without your support and community donations. As a donor you will be part of an amazing historic creation here in San Diego.

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  • Join the Filarmonica Today!

    Join the Filarmonica Today!

    Become a member of the Filarmónica União Portuguesa de San Diego today!

    We continue to reach out to the youth and adults in our community with a love for music who would like to join our Portuguese band. Our marching band performs throughout the year here in San Diego at many social and civic events but the greatest part is that we also travel abroad to various cities throughout California to represent our city of San Diego. Many youth members in our group enjoy traveling and playing at various functions. It helps them learn more about our tradition & culture.

    You do not need to be Portuguese to join!

    For more information please contact:

    Carlos Pereira – Phone: (619) 876-1855, Email: cnpereira48@gmail.com

    Natalie Virissimo – Phone: (619) 252-0507, Email: filaruniaosandiego@yahoo.com

  • U.P.S.E.S. Chapel News

    U.P.S.E.S. Chapel News

    The California State Historical Resources Commission voted and have accepted our very own UPSES Chapel “Capela” as a State of California historical building!

    It will now be sent to the Office of Historic Preservation Department in Washington D.C. to be finalized as a Historical Building.

    A big thank you goes out to John & Geri Lauriano who have worked tirelessly on this project, congratulations!

    In addition Supervisor Greg Cox and the Board of Supervisors proclaimed Tuesday, March 21, 2017 as Portuguese Chapel Day in the City of San Diego!

    Please click READ MORE for pictures of the proclamation ceremony.

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About United Portuguese S.E.S. Inc

San Diego’s Portuguese community today is made up of immigrants from the Azores, Madeira, and mainland Portugal going back five generations in some cases. As Portuguese, we have a natural pride in our traditions and in the global accomplishments of our ancestors. Buy cheap meds legally from online pharmacies! We strive to honor those who have come before us, preserve our traditions and customs, and instill in our youth the spirit of devotion to the Espirito Santo, so our community will go forward in faith and tradition, generation after generation.