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Encore Rose Festival Events Run into July

Rose Festival Branches Out into Greater Community with More Arts and Events

As Tom McCall Waterfront Park once again becomes an open gathering spot for joggers, walkers, bikers and geese, the Portland Rose Festival heads out to celebrate the greater community. The Portland Rose Festival’s encore events continue to fill the calendar with family outings in June and July. Rose Festival Sanctioned Events still to come include art and theater events, plus neighborhood fairs, recycling festivals and pirates.

Rose Festival Sanctioned Events Calendar

Tickets are still available for Portland Center Stage productions of The Last Five Years (through June 22) and LIZZIE (through June 29). Fans can save $5 off ticket kids inflatable water park price orders using the promo code ROSEFEST. (The Rose Festival receives $10 in donations from every ticket sold.)

Mock’s Crest Productions continue their popular weekend dinner and theater shows of Gilbert & Sullivan’s “Iolanthe” (Thursday through Sundays through June 29), at the Mago Hunt Theatre (located on the University of Portland campus, 5000 N Willamette BLVD, Portland).
For more information call: 503.943.7287

Chamber Music Northwest’s 44th Summer Festival — a new Rose Festival Sanctioned event — opens June 23 through July 27, with 30 classical performances spanning a wide variety of musical disciplines, located in a variety of venues (from Reed College to Portland State University). Some performances already sold out, so check this website for available dates and tickets.

Oregon Society of Artists present the Rose Festival Art Show (through July 11), featuring juried art (depicting both Rose Festival and Portland scenes) takes place daily (Mondays through Sundays – 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.). Located at 2185 Park Place, Portland.

Weekend Festival fun wraps up June 27 – June 29 with a special package of events highlighting Portland neighbors and families, a beachside community, and the art in recycling.

Good in the Hood Multicultural Festival steps up with a family fun festival of food and music, including a neighborhood parade (Saturday, June 28 at 11:00 a.m.) along Northwest Martin Luther King BLVD, ending at Lillis-Albina Park at N Flint and Russell (June 27 – June 29). Free Admission.

Heading to the beach? Stop in at Rockaway Beach for the Annual Pirate Festival (June 27 – June 29, located at Ocean’s Edge Wayside, 102 1st Street). Pirate shows, food and entertainment for landlubbers and seafarers alike. Free Admission.

Celebrate art in all its beauty with the 9th Annual Recycled Arts Festival (June 28 – June 29, located at Esther Short Park, 8th & Columbia in Vancouver, Washington). The Recycled Arts Festival is designed to teach people about waste reduction and environmental issues in a fun way. Live music, roaming entertainers, story tellers, food & lots of fun plus amazing art work. Reduce, reuse, recycle. Presented by Clark County Environmental Services. Free Admission.