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Parade Route Map

The Grand Floral Parade begins by traveling through the Memorial Coliseum. It then travels down MLK Jr. Blvd, across the Burnside Bridge, and into downtown Portland, ending at Lincoln High School.


Getting to the Parade

Take TriMet, the Rose Festival’s key transportation partner!
Hop Fastpass is a new transit fare card that will make it easier to ride on TriMet, C-TRAN and Portland Streetcar.  Put money on your card anytime, anywhere and earn passes as you ride. You can buy and reload a Hop card at hundreds of local retailers. To learn more visit myhopcard.com.


For parking information, visit Travel Portland or the Portland Bureau of Transportation.

Additional parking is available at Old Town Chevron (located at 4th and West Burnside), low parking rates open 24 hours.

Parade Rules and Amenities

The Parade Access Ordinance is still in effect. Parade fans are welcome to save their spots, in person, 24 hours before the parade. Please do not use tape, paint, or chalk to mark your viewing spot.
VIEW: Parade Access Ordinance

Portable toilets will be provided along the route for those who intend to camp.
VIEW: Toilet Map

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ADA Parade Seating 
The Portland Rose Festival — in cooperation with the City of Portland and TriMet – offers accessible seating along the Grand Floral Parade route.

Oregon Convention Center (777 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard)

Passes are available for individuals and their caretakers who need accommodations to enjoy the parade. Reserved seats and a wheelchair-accessible area can be found at the south end of the Oregon Convention Center. For those who have already requested ADA   seating, your passes will be mailed to you in late May. Chairs will be provided and outside food and beverages are permitted. If you have questions, please contact Kate Schiewe at gro.l1579609171avits1579609171efeso1579609171r@set1579609171ak1579609171 or 503.227.2681. Please note that parking is NOT included but can be purchased for $12 in the OCC garage — arrival by TriMet is encouraged.

East side of SW Broadway between Yamhill & Morrison
Accessible seating is available on a first-come-first-served basis on parade morning along Broadway at Pioneer Courthouse Square. Guests must bring their own chairs or blankets to sit on, chairs will not be provided. Arrival by MAX light rail to the Pioneer Courthouse Square stop is encouraged.