Because nothing says “celebration” quite like fireworks, the Portland Rose Festival gets the festivities started off on an awe-inspiring note. This year you’re invited to join us for an amazing night of fireworks! Be there on Friday, May 22 for the Opening Night Fireworks, the Portland Rose Festival’s kick-off event. The fireworks will be choreographed… Read more »
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 »
Always Featuring RoZone CityFair’s outdoor entertainment venue, featuring national acts on the OneMain Financial Stage is accessible through the main gate at Yamhill ST on SW Naito Parkway. Admission to CityFair is included in your purchase of a RoZone Concert ticket. Visit the RoZone page for concert lineups and ticket information. Come see what all… Read more »
View the Grand Floral Floats up close If you’d like to have a closer look at this year’s floats, be sure to visit the Grand Floral Float Showcase on SW Naito Parkway, adjacent to CityFair on Saturday, June 6 (3:00 – 10:00 p.m.) and Sunday, June 7 (11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.).
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 »
Enjoy Entertainment, Food and Rides on the Waterfront Portland’s waterfront comes alive with fun and festivities during the Rose Festival CityFair, part of Portland’s Official Festival. This amazing metropolitan fair is open for three full weekends (starting Memorial Day weekend) in Governor Tom McCall Waterfront Park downtown. Fair-goers can enjoy exciting midway rides, live music… Read more »