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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

Thursday, August 1—Sunday, August 4  |   Starting every evening at 6PM
International Rose Test Garden Amphitheater   |   410 SW Kingston Avenue

Washington Park Summer Festival Playbill 

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 four 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!

Thursday, August 1 PDX Jazz presents Mike Phillips with special guest Saeeda Wright; King Louie & LaRhonda Steele
20, 63, FREE Explore Washington Park Shuttle
 ADA Accessible
Friday, August 2 Painted Sky Northstar Native Dance Company with Evening Star Painted Ponies
Saturday, August 3 Portland Cello Project performing Radiohead, Coltrane, and Bach
Sunday, August 4 Opera in the Park—Viva Verdi! Giuseppe Verdi’s greatest works
Special thanks to NW Natural

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.

ADA Accessible Accessible—Individuals may enter and exit the site and enjoy events from a paved pathway, unless otherwise noted.
FREE Explore Washington Park Shuttle Free Shuttle looping Washington Park attractions.
TriMet MAX Lightrail TriMet MAX Light Rail Service Lines TriMet MAX Lightrail - Red LineTriMet MAX Lightrail - Orange LineTriMet MAX Lightrail - Yellow LineTriMet MAX Lightrail - Green Line
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.