Waterfront Events

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Rose Festival Point One Run

The World’s Shortest Half Marathon PORTLAND ROSE FESTIVAL 13.1 RUN A unique racing experience: The Rose Festival Point One Run! Keeping the running tradition alive, the Portland Rose Festival is having the world’s SHORTEST Half Marathon: The Point One Run! Forget about those other 13 miles. We’re focusing on the most important part, the final… Read more »


Sir Mix-A-Lot

“Baby I’m Back!” Rose Festival RoZone brings back party-starter Sir Mix-A-Lot for a special concert on Saturday, June 3, 2017. After a booty-shaking debut in Waterfront Park for the 2015 Rose Festival Starlight After-Party, and an exciting return performance in 2016, Sir Mix-A-Lot is BACK again in 2017! BUY YOUR CONCERT TICKET NOW:

CityFair Opening Fireworks

Opening Night Fireworks

Nothing says celebration quite like fireworks — so the Portland Rose Festival will get the festivities started off for 2017 on an awe-inspiring Brilliant. note! Your admission to CityFair will include the fireworks display, plus additional entertainment. Be there on Friday, May 26, for the Opening Night Fireworks. The show will be choreographed to music…. Read more »

City Fair


Always Featuring RoZone CityFair’s outdoor entertainment venue features top local and national acts on the Bob Lanphere’s Beaverton Honda Stage, accessible through the main gate at Yamhill Street on SW Naito Parkway. NOTE: Concerts with national acts require a RoZone Concert ticket. For a list of dates, artists and ticket information, go HERE. (Your RoZone… Read more »



105.9 The Brew presents Seether Rose Festival RoZone will rock as 105.9 The Brew brings Seether to the Bob Lanphere’s Beaverton Honda Stage on Friday, June 2, 2017. On their sixth full-length album “Isolate and Medicate,” multi-platinum alternative rock trio Seether – Shaun Morgan (vocals, guitar), Dale Stewart (bass, backing vocals), and John Humphrey (drums)… Read more »



98.7 The Bull CountryFest 98.7 The Bull is teaming up with the Portland Rose Festival to celebrate CountryFest. 98.7 The Bull CountryFest will take place on Sunday June 4, 2017. Gates at 3:00 p.m., Show begins at 4:00 p.m. at The Portland Rose Festival at Tom McCall Waterfront Park. Joe Nichols Joe Nichols is taking… Read more »



KINK Vortex II Show The Vortex I music festival was a “biodegradable festival of life” when it took over Milo McIver State Park in 1970. 101.9 KINK fm is proud to present Vortex II, a celebration of live music, for two days in the Rose Festival RoZone at Waterfront Park. Featuring artists such as DIIV,… Read more »

Fleet Fire Boat

Fleet Week

Since the very beginning of the Rose Festival back in 1907, visiting ships and other fleet-related elements (like submarines) have been making their way to Portland’s waterfront. The City of Portland is known to be a favorite port of call for military (and non-military) visitors — and citizens enjoy making these visitors welcome! One of… Read more »


Hit Machine

FREE Concert! Dance to hits from all eras with the legendary Portland-area cover band Hit Machine! Created by Bart Hafeman, the band Hit Machine is a fan favorite for Rose Festival! This four-piece band plays hits from all eras, all in the same set. You’ll want to dance to the beat and sing along with… Read more »

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Portland Columbia Symphony Orchestra

FREE Concert! Portland Columbia Symphony Orchestra “Symphony Safari” Get up close and personal with violins, cellos and more! The orchestra will perform “Americana” themed music in honor of Memorial Day, and will be set up in a way that allows guests to take a safari and walk among the musicians – a truly unique experience.


Patrick Lamb Band

FREE Concert! Patrick Lamb Band with Lovey James, Nehemiah Booker, The Brown Sisters, and LYFE Dance Co. Dance team Oregon Music Hall of Fame/Billboard Charting Patrick Lamb (#2 US Charting Billboard) brings an all-star cast, including Lovey James (fresh off of being a top 20 contestant on American Idol), regional R&B Favorite Nehemiah Booker, The… Read more »