There are a lot of fun things happening around the Portland area this June 2019 and here are just some of our favorites.
The Junior Parade – this event happens on June 5 and features 32 bands, many mascots, kids in animal costumes and decorated bicycles and the parade will be held at Northeast Sandy and 52nd in the Hollywood District. And admission is free.
The Rose Show – Portland Rose Society has a Spring Rose Show at the Lloyd Ctr., Mall and is one of America's largest and longest running row shows. It's held in both June and September at the Lloyd Ctr., June sixth and seventh throughout the mall.
Cannabis convention – June 7 and eighth at the Portland Expo Center is the Oregon Hemp Convention featuring over 100 vendors and presentations as well as education workshops.
Beer and wine festival – at Esther Short Park in Vancouver on June 7 through the ninth. This craft beer and wine festival features 100 wines, 50 craft beers, dozens of unique look cores and spirits and much more such as music, food, and booths. Tickets are just $39.
Scandinavian Festival – June 8 you can celebrate the summer solstice with games, dancing, crafts, food, and a beer garden at Oaks Park for their Scandinavia Midsummer Festival June 8.
Sand castles at the beach – this is about 80 miles northwest of downtown Portland but the Sandcastle contest in Cannon Beach is amazing. You can check out all the amazing and elaborate creations along the coastline followed by live music at 7 PM and an 8 PM bonfire.
The Renaissance fair June 8 and ninth at the Oregon Renaissance fair in can be.
The Berry Festival June 14 to the 16th at E Farms with food, berries, farm animals, and kids activities.
Pride Festival and Parade – June 15 and 16th is the Portland pride Festival with food vendors and exhibits at Tom McCall waterfront Park. There's a free Portland pride parade beginning at 11 AM.
Oregon Cider A week – June 20 do the 30th with cider tasting on the 21st and 22nd at the at the Field Park in the Pearl District you can taste cider to your hearts content.
Hot air balloon Festival – June 21 through the 23rd you can watch hundreds of balloons as they launch into the air with glowing balloons Friday and Saturday at desk. There will be a carnival, vendors, food, beer garden, soccer tournament, 5K runs and send a car show all in Tigard this weekend.
These are just some of our favorites but check back with our blog on specifics for other events and activities going on throughout Portland in June.