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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


  • Available for Private or Public Rentals You decide which equipment and furniture to rent from outside rental companies, and we provide the space.

  • Public Events Centrally located downtown with high visibility and convenient transit options!

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

  • The Lower Terrace A great space for cocktail hours, bands, dinner seating, performances, and more!

  • The Plaza An open, versatile space in the middle of the park!

  • Rental Spaces (The Bosque) You can choose which spaces to rent to best meet your event needs.

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

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

  • 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. 

 Event Permit Requirements

Additional Permit Requirements are determined by your application and subsequent discussions and these fees are not included in the rental rates for your event.  Permits may include amplified sound noise, fire bureau occupancy, OLCC, and/or Health Department.

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.