Save The Date ~ April 28th ~ Is the 82nd Avenue of Roses Parade and Carnival as well as festivities in Montavilla
PARADE, COMMUNITY FAIR, CRUISE-IN, GAMES, RIDES, PONIES, FACE PAINTING, CLOWNS, LIVE MUSIC
By Dianne Gill
Eastport Plaza Shopping Center, the 82nd Avenue of Roses Business Association, SE Uplift and numerous volunteers and sponsors, presents the Portland Rose Festival Sanctioned 82nd Avenue of Roses Parade; immediately followed by Eastport Plaza’s Carnival Days with a Community Fair, Classic Car Cruise-In, Games and Rides complete with clowns, ponies and live music; and Montavilla Happenings at SE Stark between 92nd and 76th.
10 AM: The Parade Starts at Eastport Plaza (82nd Avenue & Boise St), then north on 82nd Avenue to Portland Community College hosting the official Announcement Booth then on to the Montavilla Area ending at Yamhill & SE 78th Avenue; where the Montavilla/East Tabor Business Association on SE Stark will welcome you to join them after the parade for great food, a cup of coffee, movies, massages, cookies and lots of shopping.
Some of the participants joining us this year are The Gateway Keystone Kops, Bridger School, Mayor Sam Adams with Burgerville, City of Portland Fire and Police Departments, Portland Rose Society, NW 25th Infantry Division of Veterans, Last Regiment of Syncopated Drummers, Portland Community College, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1442, Orgullo Morelense Cemiac musical group, Portland Pop Warner, City Commissioners, Neighborhood and Business Associations, over (50) Classic Cars… and many more.
We thank our Committee Volunteers, Parade Participants and thousands of spectators anticipated, as in prior years. With your generous efforts, this community event is possible.
So ~ Come on Down! Watch the Parade along 82nd Ave waving the U.S. Flag! Prime Spots at PCC and Eastport Plaza! Join us afterwards for Montavilla Happenings and Eastport Plaza’s Carnival Days, Community Fair and Classic Car Cruise-In!