Mayor Wheeler and Commissioner Rubio Host Summer Events Kickoff

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Mayor Wheeler speaks at the summer events press conference, June 6 2024

Mayor Ted Wheeler and Commissioner Carmen Rubio helped kick off the summer event season in Portland on Thursday, June 6 2024. Hosted by the Rose Festival, a group of community leaders joined together to promote various summer events including the 8-Seconds Rodeo, the Waterfront Blues Festival, Pride, PDX Live and more.

"I encourage all Portlanders to attend events and partake in the fun," said Mayor Wheeler. 

The event also included a musical performance by blues singer Ms Vee. 

Other events highlighted include: 

o Portland Beer Week from June 14 - 23

o Formula E at the Portland International Raceway on June 29- 30

o and Sneaker Week at Pioneer Courthouse Square and downtown businesses from July 26 - August 1, among many others.

A full calendar of summer events can be found online at Travel Portland.