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2020 Rose Festival Postponed

The health of our community and our friends around the world is the most important thing. We have postponed BUT NOT CANCELLED the 2020 Rose Festival. We’re HOPEFUL that eventually we’ll all come out the other side of this pandemic, healthy and happy — and ready to celebrate together! Please sign up for our eNewsletter and follow us at Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter — and here at our website — for information — and some interesting things to keep us all happy together! THANKS!


Throw in the Bowl presented by Universal Play Disc Golf and Portland Rose Festival

Universal Play Disc Golf and Portland Rose Festival are pleased to present Throw in the Bowl, a free disc golf-themed event connected to City Fair (at Waterfront Park in Downtown Portland) on Memorial Day, May 25, 2020 (from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.).

There will be 9 unique disc golf holes, presenting different challenges and obstacles for each participant as they make their way through the course.

All proceeds will benefit the efforts of Universal Play Disc Golf’s mission to improve health and wellness in children and communities through disc golf educational programs.

Free to the Public
9 Hole Course in the Bowl at Waterfront Park
$100 Prize to the First Five People to Make a Hole-In-One (Hole #7)

To promote health, well-being and enhance community through the provision of educational disc golf programs.

Respect, integrity, honesty, confidence and sportsmanship.

LEARN MORE about Universal Play Disc Golf (UPlayDG) at their website: HERE


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Disc Golf is used for rehabilitative therapy for emotional and physical skills, entertainment and exercise. Disc golf is easy to learn, user-friendly, family-friendly!

DID YOU KNOW Portland is a mecca for disc golf? The biggest world-class courses in the Portland area are Blue Lake Park, McCormack Park, McGiver East and West and Trojan Park. Pier Park is also a championship course.