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Dragon Boat Race

A Waterfront Tradition for 26 Years and Counting The Rose Festival is proud to host the Portland Rose Festival Dragon Boat Race, an event that has been bringing an exciting Chinese tradition to Portland for more than 26 years. Held on the Willamette River near the Hawthorne Bridge, the races feature exciting four-team heats held… Read more »

Rose Cup Races

Rose Cup Races

The Rose Cup Tradition Continues The annual Rose Cup Races, the oldest amateur road-racing event west of the Mississippi River, celebrated 50 years of racing in 2010. This race has been popular with West Coast racing enthusiasts for five decades, attracting more than 400 amateur drivers in more than 25 different classes of modern and… Read more »