Sunday, May 4, 2014

Pat's Get to Know Oregon Portland Rose Festival






Celebrating over 100 years
This years festivities will take place from May 18 through June 15, 2014.
At the heart of Portland’s popular culture for more than a century, the Rose Festival has its roots in tradition, with inspired programming that embraces both the contemporary and the nostalgic. Visionary city leaders started the festival during the first decade of the 20th Century to put Portland on the map and brand it “the summer capital of the world.” Little did they know that more than a hundred summers later the Rose Festival would be world-famous – both for its remarkable, award-winning events and as a leader in celebrating community values like volunteerism, patriotism and environmentalism.

When is the 2014 Portland Rose Festival
The Portland Rose Festival is actually a whole series of events that kick off over Memorial Day weekend. This years festivities will take place from May 18 through June 15, 2014.

Where is the Portland Rose Festival
Rose Festival events take place all around Portland. Venues include:
•Downtown Portland
•Governor Tom McCall Waterfront Park
•Memorial Coliseum
•Portland International Raceway

Major Portland Rose Festival Events in 2014
Fireworks Experience
May 24
This kick-off event features a lighting ceremony followed by a grand display of fireworks over the Willamette River
(Governor Tom McCall Waterfront Park)

•Rose Festival City Fair (formerly the Waterfront Village)
May 24 – 27, May 30 – June 2, June 6 – 9
Held over most days of the festival, the CityFair offers all the favorite fair activities – live entertainment, carnival rides, food booths, and arts and crafts.
(Governor Tom McCall Waterfront Park)

•Starlight Parade
June 1
Floats and marching groups decked out in lights of all kinds.
(Downtown Portland)

•Fleet Week
June 5 – 9
View and tour naval vessels from the United States Navy, U.S. Coast Guard and the Canadian Maritime Forces.
(Governor Tom McCall Waterfront Park)

•Portland Rose Society Annual Spring Rose Show

June 6 – 7
(Lloyd Center Ice Rink)
•Rose Cup Races June 14 – 16
A variety of races and exhibits.
(Portland International Raceway)

•Queen’s Coronation

June 8
(Memorial Coliseum)

•Grand Floral Parade
June 8
Colorful floats, marching bands, equestrian groups, and more.
(Memorial Coliseum to Downtown Portland)

FOR MORE INFORMATION AND LIST OF MORE EVENTS VISIT

Portland Rose Festival
http://www.rosefestival.org/

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