Rip City Summer Series

Join us for Some Summer Fun!

Hey Rip City, you cheered us on all season long, and now it's our turn to bring the excitement and love to you! Get ready because we're hitting the streets to connect with our amazing fans throughout Portland and across the region --it's going to be a summer packed with unforgettable community events. Take a look at all the ways you can get involved below!
Summer of Prizes

Feeling lucky? We're giving away prizes all summer long! Check back every month to see what new prizes you can win!

Rip City Vibes

Rip City Vibes

Date/Time: Friday, June 7 | 6-9 P.M. Location: Jackies Sports Bar (Must be 21+ to attend) Join us for this Black Music Month celebration and immerse yourself in diverse sounds mixed by 6 amazing DJs with diverse discographies. Celebrate cultural resonance and community spirit while enjoying an array of bites, cocktails, merch and amazing giveaways presented by Ticketmaster!
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Juneteenth

Juneteenth

Date/Time: Saturday, June 15 | 12-7 P.M. (Parade starts at 11 am) Location: Lilis Albina Park Oregon’s Juneteenth celebration was founded 50 years ago by the late and beloved community leader and organizer Clara Peoples. In 1945, Peoples introduced the tradition from Muskogee, Oklahoma, to her co-workers at the Kaiser Shipyards in Portland.
Every year, our Juneteenth Oregon celebrations begin with a parade, followed by an array of festivities including live music and entertainment, art, food, educational booths, cultural exhibitions, community resources and a children’s play area.
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Latino Cultural Fest

Latino Cultural Fest

Date/Time: Sunday, June 30 | 12 P.M. Location: Hillsboro Hops Stadium Get ready for the most exciting cultural celebration of the year at the 18th Annual Latino Cultural Festival! This culturally rich event provides a platform for sharing information, connecting with the community, and promoting local businesses and non-profits to more than 10,000 attendees. Experience a diverse lineup of entertainment that showcases both renowned performers and local youth talent, while indulging in the delicious flavors of Latin cuisine from a variety of food vendors.
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Portland Pride Festival & Parade

Portland Pride Festival & Parade

Date/Time: Saturday, July 20 & Sunday, July 21 (Parade starts at 11 A.M.) Location: Portland Waterfront The annual Portland Pride Waterfront Festival & Parade, held by Pride Northwest, is one of the largest donations based LGBTQ2SIA+ Pride events on the west coast. The event includes engagement opportunities with local and regional LGBTQ2SIA+ and allied organizations, businesses, and resources, live performances on multiple stages, and an array of diverse activities, food, and community spaces.
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El Grito

El Grito

Date/Time: Saturday, September 15 & September 16 Location: Rose Quarter Campus El Grito NW is a community-centered event where the ancestorial traditions and indigenous roots are passed on from generation to generation. Come celebrate with and provide a platform for Latinx-specific resources and Latinx small businesses to provide products and food dishes of the Americas.
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Summer Events Docu-Series

Summer 2024 is still in full swing, but you can watch all of the Rip City summer fun from Rip City Vibes, Juneteenth, and Latino Cultural Fest in Episode One out now!

Season 2

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Season 1

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S1: Episode 2
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RQ SHOWS

Check out some artists that are coming to the Rose Quarter campus this summer.

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Celebration Nights

Love what you see? Check out our Heritage Month Community Pages to find out how you can continue to get involved throughout the year!

Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month

Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month

Join us in showcasing and honoring the rich cultural contributions of the Hispanic and Latinx community in Rip City. Whether you're a member of the Hispanic and Latinx community, or simply interested in learning more about the heritage and culture, find more ways to explore, connect, and celebrate with us here.
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Black History Month

Black History Month

Join us in celebrating the diverse expressions of Black culture, traditions and heritage through vibrant events, cuisines and celebrations. We invite you to learn, engage, and celebrate the powerful legacy that continues to inspire and shape our world today!
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Native American Heritage Month

Native American Heritage Month

Join us as we honor the beauty of Native American heritage, history, and contributions in our community. Learn more about all the ways you can get involved and immerse yourself in the vibrant and diverse cultures here in Portland.
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Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Join us as we celebrate and spotlight the remarkable cultures and enduring legacies of the Asian American and Pacific Islander communities of Rip City. Learn more about the various ways you can foster appreciation and understanding of the invaluable contributions of the AAPI community.
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Women's History Month

Women's History Month

Join us as we recognize the remarkable achievements, resilience, and contributions of women in Rip City and beyond. Together let's learn and honor the legacies of those who came before us and inspire future generations to continue the march toward equality.
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Pride Month

Pride Month

Join us as we honor the diverse identities, experiences, and contributions of the LGBTQ2SIA+ community, and stand in solidarity with the ongoing pursuit of equality and acceptance. Learn, celebrate, and embrace the LGBTQ2SIA+ community, fostering understanding, compassion, and allyship for all.
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