Event Info

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The Starlight Parade begins at NW Burnside and 9th AVE. It then travels through downtown Portland and ends at Lincoln High School.

Starlight Parade Route Map

Getting to the Parade

Take TriMet to the Starlight 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 76 (located at 4th and West Burnside), low parking rates open 24 hours.

Road Closures

The parade route closes at 6:00 p.m. except Burnside which closes at 7:00 p.m. The formation area from NW Burnside to Glisan and NW Broadway to 10th closes at 1:00 p.m.

Parade Activities

  • The Starlight Parade is televised live on FOX 12 from Broadway between SW Yamhill and SW Taylor. Curbside seating on the west side of Broadway between Taylor and Yamhill will be limited due to the installation of TV lighting and cameras.
  • Band judging takes place from the Standard Insurance Parking Garage on 4th Avenue between Taylor and Salmon Streets.

Public Address Tower Locations

  • 4th & Burnside (Old Town 76)
  • 4th & Stark (Azumano Travel)
  • 4th & Morrison (Shoe Pavilion)
  • Broadway & Washington (Hotel Vintage Plaza)
  • Broadway & Salmon (Heathman Hotel)
  • 10th & Morrison (Galleria)
  • 10th & Stark (Black Rooster Cafe)
  • 12th & Taylor (Power Oregon Co.)