July Fun

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Fireworks on Saturday, July 4th
The largest fireworks show in Oregon (11,800 shots in 22 minutes) will be at the Waterfront Blues Festival, scheduled to go off at 10 p.m. Not going to the Blues Fest? There are better places for viewing. Show up early to get a spot at one of these locations: Mount Tabor, Council Crest, Rocky Butte, Powell Butte, Pittock Mansion, Noble Rot, On Deck Sports Bar, Portland City Grill, Departure at the Nines, Sellwood Park, the Skidmore Bluffs, the Northeast Marine Drive docks, The Dock.

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Oregon Brew Fest – July 22nd – 26th
The Oregon Brewers Festival is one of the nation’s longest running craft beer festival. There will be a flavor for every kind of beer drinker among the 90 different kinds poured at this five day event. The festival provides an opportunity to sample and learn about a variety of craft beers from around the world. There will be live music, beer-related memorabilia displays, home brewing demonstrations, and an assortment of foods.
For more information, CLICK HERE.

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Mississippi Ave Street Fair – Saturday, July 12th
The most jammed-packed street fair of the summer, The Mississippi Street Fair is fun and celebrates the local community of businesses, organizations and residents of the Boise/Humboldt neighborhood with lots of food, local craft vendors, and a great lineup of local bands commissioned by Mississippi Studios.
CLICK HERE for more information about the Mississippi Street Fair

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The Big Float – Sunday, July 26th
Give the Willamette River a big watery hug at this fifth annual Willamette River event, benefiting the Human Access Project. The is a celebration of our river, and the idea is to get 3,000 Portlanders to float and enjoy the river and acknowledge that it’s is safe for summer swimming and other recreational uses and should be preserved. The Float will launch from “Poet’s Beach” under the Marquam Bridge and end at the Tom McCall Bowl with a summer beach party.
For more information and registration, CLICK HERE.
Did you know our Willamette River has a song? CLICK HERE to listen.  

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FREE Movies in the Park
The 2015 season of Portland Summer Movies in the Parks starts July 8th and runs through September 7th. There are 25+ films playing all over the city. Pre-entertainment by local musicians begins at 6:30 p.m. with FREE popcorn. Movies start at dusk.
CLICK HERE for the 2015 Summer Movies in the Parks Schedule.

July Dates
July 1:
First day of legal marijuana in Oregon
CLICK HERE for what you need to know. 
July 4:
Independence Day

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