Summertime in Portland is the perfect time for scenic activities like picnics, hikes, and beach trips. But it’s also the best opportunity to take in the city’s diverse and wonderful attractions that make Portland one of a kind. This weekend, get outside in that sunshine and celebrate Summer the Portland way.
Festival of Balloons – June 24th-26th
Nothing says Summer in PDX like lake trips, rooftop events, and even hot-air balloon rides. In Oregon, you don’t have to travel far to see an impressive, picture-perfect display of your own. The Festival of Balloons in Tigard and showcases more than a dozen brightly colored, colossal hot-air balloons that you don’t want to miss!
Good in the Hood Multicultural Festival – June 24th-26th
The Good in the Neighborhood Multicultural Music & Food Festival features live music, a parade, an information Village, a marketplace, and a youth venue, along with a kids’ space. The mission of Good in the Hood is to promote the cultural aspects of the North and Northeast community in Portland. Don’t miss it!
Rose Festival Milk Carton Boat Race – June 26th
A classic Rose Festival event and family-friendly community tradition dating back to 1973, the Milk Carton Boat Race is a spectacle you won’t want to miss. Children and adults race and show off their handmade, human-powered boats that float only by means of recycled milk cartons and jugs. Creatively constructed watercraft will compete in nine categories, with one earning a place in history upon the coveted Best in Show milk can trophy. Admission is FREE, and the festivities take place at the historic Westmoreland Casting Pond in Sellwood!
Timbers 2 Soccer Game – June 26th
Portland Timbers 2, often referred to as “T2”, serves as the reserve squad for the Portland Timbers. Get your tickets today to see the Colorado Rapids 2 challenge Portland Timbers 2 at the Hillsboro Stadium.