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Portland Parks & Recreation

Healthy Parks, Healthy Portland

Phone: 503-823-7529

1120 SW Fifth Avenue, Portland, OR 97204

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Drop-in activities including big chess, giant Connect Four, and board games will be available for park users to enjoy when staff are on-site. *Drop-in activities will not be available during rentals, inclement weather or when staff are not on-site.

Big Chess Hours
12:00pm-4:00pm on Mon, Tue, Thu and Fri.  Hours and days are subject to change due to weather, events and staffing. 

Teachers Fountain - Currently Closed for the season
April - September: 8:00am-10:00pm, daily, hours subject to change due to weather and events

Menorah Lighting and Festival of Lights Celebration at Director Park

Director Park - Lower Terrace

Sunday, December 2 2018, 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM


Join us as the Chabad of Oregon hosts Chanukah Menorah Lighting at Director Park


Event Types > Arts/Culture/Recreation


Join us as the Chabad of Oregon hosts the 35th Annual Chanukah Menorah Lighting at Director Park.

The Festival of Lights Celebration on Sunday, December 2, marks the first night of Chanukah with music, traditional food, children's crafts, and a Menorah lighting with dignitaries from 4:00pm-6:00pm. Click here to view event information on Facebook. 

  • Dreidel Man
  • Music
  • Chanukah Treats
  • Grand Menorah Lighting

Menorah lightings occur each night through Sunday, December 9 as follows:

  • Sunday, December 2         5:30pm
  • Monday, December 3         5:30pm
  • Tuesday, December 4        5:30pm
  • Wednesday, December 5   5:30pm
  • Thursday, December 6       5:30pm
  • Friday, December 7            3:00pm
  • Saturday, December 8        6:00pm
  • Sunday, December 9          5:30pm

For more information, please contact Chabad at 503-977-7850 or email You can also contact Director Park, part of Portland Parks & Recreation, at 503-823-8087 or visit us at