Summer is a busy time in the Pacific Northwest. We’ve been waiting for nice weather to arrive and once it gets here we do our best to pack the sun-filled days with fun. In just about every corner of the Portland-metro region there are activities planned from early spring to late summer.
Portland is famous for its street fairs and this year’s lineup won’t disappoint. If big crowds aren’t your thing we’ve included a few smaller niche events that allow you to meet and talk to fellow neighbors and hobbyists. There something for everyone in this great city!
May 30 – South Waterfront Street Fair
June 22 – Taste of Parkrose
June 5 – Junior Parade
June 23 – Milk Carton Boat Race
June 30 – Taste of Motorsports
July 13 – Mississippi Street Fair
July 15 – Railroads in the Garden Summer Tour
July 27 – Division/Clinton Street Fair
July 28 – Montavilla Street Fair
August 3 – Fremont Fest
August 3 – Sellwood Summerville
August 3 – Movie on the Water
August 10 – Alberta Street Fair
August 11 – Lents Fair
August 17 – Multnomah Days
August 17 – Soapbox Derby
August 25 – Hawthorne Street Fair
August 30 – Woodstock Fair
August 31-September 2 – Art In The Pearl
September 14 – Belmont Street Fair
From Clackamas and Gresham to Milwaukie and Oregon City, the Eastside suburbs have a variety of fun events planned as well.
Clackamas & Happy Valley
Looking for fun on the Westside? Not to worry! The arts, a hot air balloon festival and even a Robin Hood Festival provide options for everyone.
Whether you’re looking to explore new parts of Portland and its surrounding cities, connect with your favorite neighborhood or maybe even scout for a future move, these events provide an abundance of opportunities to enjoy the summer.