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Rose Festival Opening Friday at CityFair

At 5:00 p.m. on Friday, May 22, festival-lovers can join the Rose Festival Court, festival mascot the Clown Prince with Clown Corps members, plus a special SURPRISE guest for the annual ribbon-cutting at the main gate of CityFair (located in Waterfront Park in downtown Portland). Joining in the fun will be PRFF President Frank Chinn, CEO Jeff Curtis and members of the festival Board and Staff, all ready to celebrate the 2015 theme: Bloomin’ Good Time.


Come enjoy the countless fantastic amusement park features, Water Trampoline courtesy of Funtastic Traveling Shows. Rides will start running at 5:00 p.m., with a FREE concert by Hit Machine at 8:30 p.m. — and an encore immediately following the fireworks display.

Our annual fireworks display will begin at 9:45 p.m.