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The City of Portland, Oregon

Portland Parks & Recreation

Healthy Parks, Healthy Portland

Phone: 503-823-7529

1120 SW Fifth Avenue, Portland, OR 97204

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Washington Park Summer Festival

Summer Free For All - Washington Park Summer Festival

International Rose Test Garden Amphitheater   |   410 SW Kingston Avenue
Friday, July 27—Sunday, July 29, 2018   |   Starting every evening at 6PM

The Washington Park Summer Festival is always a highlight of summer in Portland, featuring amazing performances among the roses that are free to attend. Join us for three magical nights of rich cultural music, dance, and hands-on art activities that make the festival such a vibrant celebration of community. 

Producing these special events is possible with the help of lasting partnerships with neighborhood associations and community members like you!

Parking is very limited. Guest are encouraged to ride TriMet MAX Red or Blue lines to the Washington Park MAX Station, and then catch TriMet  line 63 to SW Rose Garden Blvd and Sherwood Avenue, or the FREE Washington Park Shuttle.

DATE PERFORMANCES  TRANSIT  DETAILS
Friday, July 27 Rejoice! Diaspora Dance Theater presents UPRISE—Dances of the African Diaspora, storytelling, and live music 20, 63, 
 
Saturday, July 28 Portland SummerFest presents: Opera in the Park—Tosca by Giacomo Puccini, conducted by Keith Clark
Sunday, July 29 Orquestra Pacifico Tropical—Psychedelic cumbia orchestra
Special thanks to NW Natural
 
Accessible—Individuals may enter and exit the site and enjoy events from a paved pathway, unless otherwise noted.
Free Shuttle looping Washington Park attractions.
TriMet MAX Light Rail Service Lines 
Alcoholic beverages for personal consumption are permitted only during concerts and movies.
All dogs must be on a leash.
All parks and natural areas are smoke and tobacco-free zones.