Portland Sunday Parkways is back for the summer season, with four dates scheduled from May to August, usually the fourth Sunday of each month. These car-free events, sponsored by Kaiser Permanente, draw thousands of people who ride their bikes, run, walk, take scooters and just have fun with family and friends in Portland’s neighborhoods and network of parks.
Sunday Parkways offers opportunities to explore neighborhoods you’ve never seen before and take part in free outdoor activities, including live music and street performances, free kids games and activities, disc golf on the parkways, and even a soccer tournament at Bloomington Park. Enjoy local food and fun while supporting local Portland businesses.
WHAT: Portland Sunday Parkways 2014 events are FREE. Check the website for updates, or to get on the event email list.
WHEN: Summer 2014. See schedule below.
WHERE: Various locations on the streets and parks in Portland, OR. Start anywhere and just join in. Map (pdf).
Portland Sunday Parkways 2014 Schedule
North Portland Sunday Parkways — June 22, 2014 – 11am-4pm (9.5 miles)
Cruise along the scenic Willamette Boulevard, and then glide towards Peninsula, Arbor Lodge, Kenton, Columbia Annex and McCoy Parks to enjoy an array of activities, food, music, vendors and fun.
NE Portland Sunday Parkways — July 27, 2014 – 11am-4pm (8 miles)
Explore the Northeast Neighborhood Greenways while you make your way around the Northeast Portland route. Don’t forget to stop by Woodlawn, Alberta and Fernhill Parks where a collection of fun activities, festive music, and delicious food awaits you.
SE Portland Sunday Parkways — August 24, 2014 – 11am-4pm (7 miles)
Spend a warm summer day walking and rolling around the Southeast Sunday Parkways. While you’re at it, take a few moments to explore Laurelhurst, Colonel Summers and Ivon Parks to grab a bite to eat, listen to tunes, and join some activities.
SW Portland Sunday Parkways — September 28, 2014 – 11am-4pm (6 miles)
End the Sunday Parkways season by taking advantage of the route, including a walk-only trail. Whether rolling down Troy Street or exploring the SW Trails with its rolling hills and scenic views, don’t forget to stop by Gabriel Park, Multnomah Village and Hillsdale Shopping Center for food, music, activities and more.