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The City of Portland, Oregon

Nick Fish (In Memoriam)

City of Portland Commissioner

phone: 503-823-3589


1221 S.W. 4th, Room 240, Portland, OR 97204

2010 Rose Festival kicks off with Saturday parade

April 22, 2010

Saturday morning, Nick will join the 4th Annual 82nd Avenue of Roses Parade, the first official event of the 2010 Portland Rose Festival. Beginning at Eastport Plaza and heading north, the parade includes the VFW Honor Guard, Ronald McDonald inside the World's Biggest Clown Shoe, the Royal Rosarians, and the 2010 Rose Festival Princess Court.

Following the parade, check out Carnival Days at Eastport Plaza - pony rides, free caricatures, an interactive (and travelling!) clown play, BJ the Comedy Balloon-Making Clown, the River City Band, and stilt-walker extraordinare Heather Pearl.

Says Carnival Days Manager Dianne Gill, "There's something for everyone." Check these fun events out Saturday morning!