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Phone: 503-823-7529

1120 SW Fifth Avenue, Portland, OR 97204

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1120 SW 5th Avenue, Suite 1302
Portland, Oregon 97204

503-823-PLAY (7529)

Som Subedi, Parks for New Portlanders Program Coordinator

503-260-2487

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Frequently Asked Questions

Updated on March 8, 2020

Where should I park?
We urge everyone to arrive early as heavy traffic is expected. We encourage you to plan on taking ride-share, carpool, or ride Trimet bus #1, #45 (12 minute walk), #56 (17 minute walk or bike for one mile). Parking is very limited at Southwest Community Center; about 100 parking spaces. Parking will be available (a map will be updated soon) along the dog off leash area and tennis courts, Gabriel Park, St. Luke Lutheran Church (over 100 parking spaces) and on other side of the community center at Vermont Hill Shopping Center ONLY after 5:00pm.

Is the TriMet available upon return?
For your safe return after the event, TriMet will be extending its service for the 1- Vermont bus until 9:30pm so community members can ride the bus back home!

SW Vermont Steet and Idaho Drive
Westbound Stop ID 6029

Busses arrive at: 6:26, ‪8:10, ‪8:40, ‪and ‪9:10pm.‬‬‬‬

SW Vermont Street and 45th Avenue
Eastbound Stop ID 6045

Busses arrive at: 7:00, ‪7:30, ‪8:00, ‪8:30, ‪9:00, and ‪9:30pm.‬‬‬‬‬

Is there a fee to attend?
This event is free and open to ALL.

What about event safety and security?
Safety is our first and foremost priority. We are planning for a peaceful and are fully committed to the safety of all attendees.

How many entrances are there to the community center?
There are two. You can enter off of SW 45th Avenue in the parking lot or off of SW Vermont street.

How many people are expected to attend?
Right now, we are expecting a few thousand. Attendees come and go, spread around different vendors and activities.

What about food?
There will be two food vendors to purchase meals, but you can bring your own food and water bottles.

How long does activity go on?
We will start at 6:00pm and goes until 8:30pm.

What is included in the event?
Multicultural music, performances from around the globe and speakers.

Where to get more information at the day of the event?
At the check-in table.

Do you have accommodations for persons with disabilities?
The event location is ADA accessible. We will have chairs on the sides of the gym for seniors and people who needs to sit and participate. Sign language interpreters on the stage for those who read American Sign Language.

For additional questions email som.subedi@portlandoregon.gov, or call 503-260-2487.