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2017 UPDATED 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 to the Grand Floral Parade!
Visit TriMet for a list of all bus routes, times, and locations. The MAX also has many convenient stops along the parade route.

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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. Portable toilets (view map) will be provided along the route for those who intend to camp.

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Parade Seating for the Disabled
The Portland Rose Festival — in cooperation with the City of Portland and TriMet – offers handicap-accessible seating along the Grand Floral Parade route. In 2017, due to construction at Pioneer Courthouse Square, the area at SW Broadway between Yamhill & Morrison location is NOT available for parade seating.

Oregon Convention Center (777 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard)
All Handicap-accessible parade-line seating in this reserved area at the south end of the Oregon Convention Center property has been filled. For those who have already requested handicap 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.l1516437625avits1516437625efeso1516437625r@set1516437625ak1516437625 or 503.227.2681. Please note that parking is NOT included — arrival by TriMet is encouraged.