Portland Walking Tours

Archive for June, 2010

Waterfront Blues Festival Starts on Friday

Tuesday, June 29th, 2010

It’s Blues time in Portland. Waterfront Park on either side of the Hawthorne Bridge is getting transformed as we speak in preparation for this year’s Safeway Waterfront Blues Festival. Admission is just $10 and 2 cans of food which benefits the Oregon Food Bank.  The doors will open this Friday at 2:00 p.m. with the […]

World’s Largest Blanket!

Thursday, June 10th, 2010

We’re number one! On display in the World Forestry Center is the world’s largest woven blanket courtesy of Pendleton Woolen Mills. It is part of a larger display titled “Weaving America’s Spirit.” Pendelton Woolen Mills is not only world famous, it is also an Oregon native since 1909. The company is still family-owned, now in […]

Rose Festival Waterfront Village has BBQ and Brews!

Tuesday, June 1st, 2010

The Rose Festival officially launched into high gear over the Memorial Day weekend with the opening of Waterfront Village. If you’ve never been downtown for the Rose Festival before this is where they transform the south end of Tom McCall Waterfront Park into a midway with carnival rides and games for everyone, from the little […]