June events

In June, Portland's "festival season" warms up with Rose Fest, Pride, outdoor concerts and beer.

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    Here’s a selection of June events. For a full search, visit the events calendar.

    Portland Rose Festival

    The Portland Rose Festival, which celebrated its centennial in 2007, offers three weeks of family events, spanning late May and early June. Highlights include the Rose Festival Grand Floral Parade, the Starlight Parade, a family carnival in Waterfront Park, dragon boat races, concerts and fireworks.
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    World Naked Bike Ride

    Portland’s version of the World Naked Bike Ride is the largest one in the world. In 2014, 10,000 cyclists took to the streets in this free, clothing-optional nighttime trek through the city. Full article >>

    Bridgetown Comedy Festival

    The popular Bridgetown Comedy Festival draws top comics like Reggie Watts and Janeane Garofalo, and was voted the nation’s best comedy festival in the 2010 Punchline Magazine readers’ poll. Spanning a weekend, the fest includes shows at multiple Southeast Portland venues, including Doug Fir Lounge. Full article>>

    Crafty Wonderland Super Colossal Sale

    This biannual sale from the popular purveyor of local crafts, Crafty Wonderland, turns the Oregon Convention Center into a true wonderland of all things handmade each spring and winter.

    Oregon Zoo Summer Concerts

    Every summer, fans of folk, rock, world music and more stake out spots on the amphitheater lawn at the Oregon Zoo for the Oregon Zoo Summer Concerts, more than a dozen performances from some of the hottest, most diverse acts performing today.
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    Portland Pride

    Portland Pride, the city’s annual lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered (LGBT) community celebration, features a parade, live entertainment and family events at Waterfront Park.
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    Chamber Music Northwest

    Pre-concert picnics on the lawn at Reed College are a standing tradition among the enthusiastic followers of the annual Chamber Music Northwest concert series, which runs from late June to late July. Since it was launched in 1971, the festival has grown into one of the most successful chamber music events in the nation.

    Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts

    Twenty minutes from downtown Portland, the Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts features art demonstrations, an art show and juried craft show with 120 booths, wine, beer, food and entertainment.

    Portland International Beer Festival

    The Portland International Beer Festival draws more than 150 brews from at least 15 countries to a beer garden setting in the Lloyd District’s Holladay Park.

    Vegan Food and Beer Festival

    The second annual Portland Vegan Beer & Food Festival at Zidell Yards will feature the best of the region’s craft beer, vegan eats and live music. Enjoy unlimited pours from 50 breweries featuring 100+ different beers along with kombucha samplings.

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