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Parks & Recreation

Healthy Parks, Healthy Portland

Phone: 503-823-PLAY (7529)

Fax: 503-823-6007

1120 SW Fifth Ave., Suite 1302, Portland, OR 97204


  1. Available for Private or Public Rentals

    You decide which equipment and furniture to rent from outside rental companies, and we provide the space.

  2. Public Events

    Centrally located downtown with high visibility and convenient transit options!

  3. Private Rentals

    Director Park is available to rent for private events including fundraisers, conventions, & client appreciation events.

  4. The Lower Terrace

    A great space for cocktail hours, bands, dinner seating, performances, and more!

  5. The Plaza

    An open, versatile space in the middle of the park!

  6. Rental Spaces (The Bosque)

    You can choose which spaces to rent to best meet your event needs.

  7. Park Avenue Festival Street

    Director Park will take care of the street closure process and place signage for your event.

  8. Ninth Ave Festival Street

    Add Park Ave or Ninth Ave to your event - works great for events with food carts!

  9. Versatile Space

    The park can be rented in many different configurations to make your event stand out!

Director Park is an intimate venue with an urban vibe and an artistic feel, making it ideal for a variety of mid-size and smaller events. Located in the heart of downtown Portland, it is designed in the style of a European piazza with moveable café tables and chairs.

Rental & Event Use Related Forms & Applications
Rental applications are accepted 12 months in advance from load-in date.  2015 fees and policies will be available online in December 2014.  If you are applying before that time, please note some policies and fees may change.


Event Permit Requirements


Elephants Catering
Elephants Catering staff share a singular focus - to delight your taste buds and make planning any event as seamless as possible. We have the resources and expertise to manage any event - from small daily corporate meetings to large-scale extravaganzas. As full service event planners, we partner with clients to make their job easier, help them achieve their vision, and stay on budget while creating a truly memorable occasion. For menus and more info, go to or call 503-224-3955.