The 2022 Rose Festival festivities

Rose Festival
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Event Information:
Friday, May 27, 2022
9:00 AM-7:00 PM PT
Sunday, June 12, 2022
8:00 AM-7:00 PM PT
Tom McCall Waterfront Park

98 SW Naito Pkwy, Portland, OR 97204

The full lineup:

2022 Portland Rose Festival

Celebrate the Rose City Reunion with Portland’s Official Festival! The Portland Rose Festival returns in a big way in 2022 to carry on traditions, honor diversity and celebrate unity.

May 26 – Bank of America Presents the Rose City Reunion Concert featuring the Oregon Symphony

To launch the return of Portland’s Official Festival, Bank of America and the Portland Rose Festival Foundation are pleased to welcome the Oregon Symphony to the Dick’s Auto Group RoZone stage in Tom McCall Waterfront Park on Thursday, May 26 at 6:00 PM for a FREE Rose City Reunion Concert.

May 27 - Rose Festival Opening Night Fireworks presented by Xfinity & Flyhomes

Let’s get this party started with carnival rides, food, drinks, live music, and the biggest, baddest fireworks in town! Enjoy a concert by Hit Machine on the Dick’s Auto Group stage in the RoZone (free with CityFair admission), with fireworks beginning just after dark.

May 27-30 - Rose Festival CityFair

The waterfront is the place to be! The Rose Festival brings an urban fair feel to downtown Portland, opening Memorial Day weekend for three consecutive weekends of fun. Kids 6 and under are admitted free courtesy of Darigold, and you'll find plenty of covered activities with Darigold Kids Zone arts, crafts and puppet shows, and classic video games in the Game-On Arcade.

June 3-5 - Rose Festival CityFair

CityFair re-opens Friday through Sunday for another weekend of fun. If you're looking for savings, buy a 2022 pin and wear it – that’s your Season Pass to CityFair throughout the festival, or purchase single-day admission tickets at 20% off online at RoseFestival.org.

June 4 - CareOregon Starlight Parade

Get out your glow sticks and lights for the Starlight Parade- the electrified funky fun parade lighting up downtown Portland on an updated 2-mile route. You’ll see marching bands, floats decked out with twinkling lights, and plenty of unique hand-built entries. Check out the updated route at RoseFestival.org.

June 8 - Fred Meyer Junior Parade

The nation's largest and oldest children's parade marches through the Hollywood District with elementary and middle school marching bands, dance teams, homemade wagon and bike floats and more! Free decorations are available on-site at courtesy of the City of Seaside for Junior Parade participants to dress up their entries.

June 10- Queen's Coronation presented by Unitus Community Credit Union

It all leads up to this- the crowning of the next Queen of Rosaria! Meet the fifteen outstanding young women of the 2022 Rose Festival Court as they introduce themselves at Peninsula Park Rose Garden before one of them is chosen to be the 2022 Rose Festival Queen.

June 10-12 - Rose Festival CityFair – TriMet’s Welcome Back Weekend

It’s your last chance to enjoy the food, fun and culture of CityFair.
CityFair re-opens for its final weekend Friday through Sunday (show your TriMet Hop pass for FREE admission). Ride the big wheel one more time, eat another funnel cake, and check out the new additions this weekend. Fleet Week brings Navy, Coast Guard and Royal Canadian Navy ships to the waterfront sea wall.

June 11 - Spirit Mountain Casino Grand Floral Parade

The Spirit Mountain Casino Grand Floral Parade is a beloved local tradition, and we’re grateful it’s able to return in 2022 with a new 2-mile Central Eastside route. The largest, grandest parade of the Festival features awe-inspiring floral floats, talented high school marching bands, regal equestrian units, mini floats and more.