Events

In downtown Portland, OR.

Bloom Tour PDX event photo

Bloom Tour PDX

Wednesday May 29th

Spring has officially sprung in Downtown Portland and Old Town with the second annual Bloom Tour, which features 20+ stunning large-scale floral installations that are sure to capture attention during Portland’s Rose Festival. Save the dates: May 11th – June 11th, 2024.

10:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Portland Rose Festival event photo

Portland Rose Festival

Wednesday May 29th

The Portland Rose Festival has inspired the public to gather and celebrate against a backdrop of historic external forces for 116 years, demonstrating how our community can carry on traditions, honor diversity and celebrate unity. In 2023, we are grateful to absolutely everyone who came out to FOCUS ON FUN! Everyone’s participation in the Rose Festival's big events like the Grand Floral Parade, Starlight Parade, Junior Parade, Queen’s Coronation, CityFair and Fleet Week, was astounding. Now and always, we welcome Portlanders and visitors alike to celebrate our floral heritage and community spirit.May 24 - June 9, 2024

04:00 PM - 06:00 PM

Bloom Tour PDX event photo

Bloom Tour PDX

Thursday May 30th

Spring has officially sprung in Downtown Portland and Old Town with the second annual Bloom Tour, which features 20+ stunning large-scale floral installations that are sure to capture attention during Portland’s Rose Festival. Save the dates: May 11th – June 11th, 2024.

10:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Portland Rose Festival event photo

Portland Rose Festival

Thursday May 30th

The Portland Rose Festival has inspired the public to gather and celebrate against a backdrop of historic external forces for 116 years, demonstrating how our community can carry on traditions, honor diversity and celebrate unity. In 2023, we are grateful to absolutely everyone who came out to FOCUS ON FUN! Everyone’s participation in the Rose Festival's big events like the Grand Floral Parade, Starlight Parade, Junior Parade, Queen’s Coronation, CityFair and Fleet Week, was astounding. Now and always, we welcome Portlanders and visitors alike to celebrate our floral heritage and community spirit.May 24 - June 9, 2024

04:00 PM - 06:00 PM

CareOregon Starlight Parade event photo

CareOregon Starlight Parade

Saturday June 1st

A Twinkling, Summer Night Downtown The CareOregon Starlight Parade is the one of the Rose Festival's most popular events offering electrified funky fun for everyone. From traditional marching bands and flood-lit floats, to glow-in-the-dark umbrellas and unique hand-built entries, you’ll see representation from Portland’s diverse community groups (and the surrounding Pacific Northwest region), creating a vibe like no other on Portland's downtown streets. The parade will go right past Southpark Seafod. Why not stop in for dinner before the parade? 

08:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Strawberry Shortcake Week June 10-16 event photo

Strawberry Shortcake Week June 10-16

Monday June 10th

The sweetest week of the year is back! Strawberry Shortcake Week is a collaboration between James Beard nominated and award winning chefs, growers, & restaurants in Oregon benefiting the James Beard Public Market & its Oregon Taste program. 

10:00 AM - 10:00 PM