Summer Free for All - Events

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Summer Free For All builds community through free, inclusive, and family-friendly activities that celebrate Portland’s diverse cultures and local artists.
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Summer 2022 Cultural Events Schedule

We're back! Summer Free For All has over 40 free concerts, movies, and performances this summer throughout the city. The first-ever East Portland Summer Arts Festival kicks off the summer with two days of fantastic performances at Ventura Park. The Washington Park Summer Festival returns to the Washington Park Amphitheater.

Saturday,       July 9EAST PORTLAND SUMMER ARTS FESTIVAL  Ventura Park, 460 SE 113th AvenueAaron Nigel Smith & 1 World Chorus + Sora Shodō-Reggae fusion and live painting performance2-4pm: Day Activities 6pm: Evening Headliners
Sunday,          July 10EAST PORTLAND SUMMER ARTS FESTIVAL  Ventura Park, 460 SE 113th Avenueesperanza spalding in concert2:00-4pm: Day Activities 6pm: Evening Headliners
Thursday,       July 14

Mt. Tabor Park, SE 60th Avenue and Salmon Street

CONCERT: Grupo Masato - High energy Afro-Latin dance party6:30pm
Friday,            July 15

Alberta Park
NE 19th Avenue and Ainsworth Street

CONCERT: Son de Cuba - Salsa, Timba, Son, Merengue, Cumbia


Friday,            July 15Gateway Discovery Park
NE 106th Avenue and Halsey Street
CONCERT: Sistahs4Life - Soulful line dancing6:30pm
Saturday,       July 16Cully Park
North of NE 72nd Avenue and Killingsworth Street
MOVIE: Encanto (2021) PG - 
Spanish w/English subtitles
Saturday,        July 16Oregon Park
NE 30th Avenue and Oregon Street
CONCERT: Local Heroes
- Inclusive and amplified house music
Sunday,          July 17Fernhill Park
NE 37th Avenue and Ainsworth Street-6 PM
CONCERT: Tiger Tiger: A Celebration of Our API Community - featuring Joe Kye & The Givers, June Magnolia, and SURRIJA6:00pm
Thursday,       July 21Grant Park
NE 33rd Avenue and Brazee Street
MOVIE: Sing 2 (2021) PG7:30pm
Friday,            July 22ARTS FOR ALL
Peninsula Park, 700 N Rosa Parks Way
PDX Creative Laureates Present: Arts for All (Music, Vogue, Folk, Art) - featuring Son Huitzilin, DJ NO.Bi.Es., Princess Bouton, Mitotiliztli Tezkatlipoka, and Joaquin Lopez5:30pm
Friday,            July 22COMEDY IN THE PARK
Laurelhurst Park, SE 37th Avenue and Oak Street
COMEDY: Kickstand Comedy +
Minority Retort
- A comedy doubleheader from PDX's home for local comedy + the premier showcase for Black and brown comedians
Saturday,       July 23Fernhill Park
NE 37th Avenue and Ainsworth Street
MOVIE: Smoke Signals (1998) PG-137:30pm
Saturday,        July 23Ventura Park
460 SE 113th Avenue
CONCERT: Melao de Cuba Salsa Orchestra - Fusion of Afro-Cuban rhythms 6:30pm
Friday,            July 29Sellwood Park
SE 7th Avenue and Bidwell Street
CONCERT: Jenny Don't and The Spurs - Western cowpunks that make you get up and move6:30pm
Friday,            July 29Brentwood Park
SE 62nd Avenue and Cooper Street
CONCERT:Donna Jones and the Delegation - Sultry and soulful R&B6:30pm
Saturday,       July 30Peninsula Park
700 N Rosa Parks Way
CONCERT: Smith & Yarn - Reggae/Folk collaboration for families6:30pm
Saturday,       July 30Kenilworth Park
SE 32nd Avenue and Holgate Boulevard
MOVIE:Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (2021) PG-137:30pm
Rose City Golf Center, 2200 NE 71st Avenue   
CONCERT: The Norman Sylvester Band featuring Lenanne Miller - Legendary R&B from "The Boogie Cat"6:00pm
Thursday, August 4Gateway Discovery Park
NE 106th Avenue and Halsey Street
CONCERT:Randa Z – Moroccan-born singer infusing R&B/Soul with World Music6:30pm
Rose Garden Amphitheater, 410 SW Kingston Avenue
Espacio Flamenco presents Fiesta Flamenca - A vibrant display of music, dance, and culture6:00pm
Rose Garden Amphitheater, 410 SW Kingston Avenue
Albina Music Trust presents "Time Sound: Albina's Jazz Reimagined" + screening of Summer of Soul (2021) PG-136:00pm
Rose Garden Amphitheater, 410 SW Kingston Avenue
Opera in the Park presents Angela Brown in Verdi’s Aida6:00pm
Thursday, August 11

Denorval Unthank Park
510 N. Shaver Street 

CONCERT:BridgeCity Soul - Old school and new school R&B, Soul, and Funk6:30pm
Friday, August 12

Dawson Park
2926 N Williams Avenue

CONCERT: Tyrone Hendrix & Friends - High energy funk dance party6:30pm
Friday,      August 12Pendleton Park
SW 55th Drive and Iowa Street
CONCERT: Iron Prophecy - A message of unity through reggae music6:30pm
Saturday, August 13Laurelhurst Park
SE 37th Avenue and Oak Street
CONCERT: DJ Prashant and the Jai Ho! Dance Troupe - Interactive Bollywood dance party6:30pm
Saturday, August 13Wilkes Park
3655 NE 154th Avenue
MOVIE: Luca (2021) PG7:30pm
Thursday, August 18Alberta Park
NE 19th Avenue and Ainsworth Street
MOVIE: The Goonies (1985) PG7:30pm
Thursday, August 18Essex Park
SE 79th Avenue and Center Street
CONCERT: Sabroso - Latin to funk and everything in between6:30pm
Friday,      August 19Luuwit View Park
NE 127th Avenue and Fremont Street
MOVIE: Hook (1991) PG7:30pm
Friday,      August 19DATE NIGHT IN THE PARK
Columbia Park Annex
, N Woolsey Avenue and N Willamette Boulevard
CONCERT: Eldon T Jones + Friends - Romantic sounds of saxophone jazz and love songs, featuring Arietta Ward, Rich Layton, Rae Gordon, and Ronnie Wright.6:30pm
Saturday, August 20April Hill Park
SW 58th Avenue and Miles Street
MOVIE: In the Heights (2021) PG-137:30pm
Saturday, August 20Gates Park Property
SE 136th Avenue and SE Holgate Boulevard
CONCERT: The Jack Maybe Project - Pacific NW folk and blues6:30pm
Thursday, August 25The Fields Park
1099 NW Overton Street
MOVIE: The Frisco Kid (1979) PG7:30pm
Thursday, August 25Kʰunamokwst  Park
5200 NE Alberta Street
CONCERT: King Louie & Sean Holmes -  Dynamic sounds of jazz and soul blues 6:30pm
Friday,      August 26Glenhaven Park
NE 82nd Avenue and Siskiyou Street 
MOVIE: Moana (2016) PG 7:30pm
Friday,      August 26George Park
N Burr Avenue and Fessenden Street
HIP HOP FESTIVAL: The Kidz Outside - Inaugural family-friendly hip-hop festival featuring youth performer, J Prodigy and St. Johns rapper Mat Randol6:30pm
Saturday, August 27Irving Park
NE 7th Avenue and Fremont Street
CONCERT: Kimberly Monique - Singer, songwriter of old and new school R&B, soul, and funk6:30pm
Saturday, August 27Sewallcrest Park
SE 31st Avenue and Stephens Street
MOVIE: Raya and The Last Dragon (2021) PG7:30pm
Sunday,    August 28Laurelhurst Park
SE 37th Avenue and Oak Street
CONCERT: Providence Stage Band - Big band sounds from the 40s to the 70s6:00pm
Thursday, September 1Overlook Park
N Interstate Avenue and Fremont Street
MOVIE:West Side Story (2021) PG-137:30pm
Saturday, September 3Woodstock Park
SE 50th Avenue and Steele Street
MOVIE: Soul (2020) PG7:30pm


Jarrell Hosley

Summer Free For All Supervisor

Jed Arkley

Summer Free For All Coordinator


Park Location or Entrance
460 SE 113th Avenue
Portland, OR 97216
Park Location or Entrance
400 SW Kingston Avenue
Portland, OR 97210

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