Kick Off to Rose Festival
5/19/2015, 4:30 p.m.
Portland’s waterfront is about to come alive with fun and festivities for the annual Rose Festival which opens CityFair on Friday May 22 at the Tom McCall Waterfront Park for the three-day Memorial Day weekend, and then opens again for two more extended weekends through June 7 as the Rose Festival Comes into full swing.
City Fair includes a variety of carnival rides, live music on the RoZone stage, local beer and tasty treats, exotic animal displays, dozens of shops and wares, among other attractions.
Opening night also comes with a spectacular fireworks show at 8:30 p.m. accompanied by a free live concert by Hit Machine. Gates open at 5 p.m. and admission starts at $7 for adults. Children under 6 are free.