2023 Portland Rose Festival Opening Night Fireworks @ Tom McCall Waterfront Park | Best Places to Watch, Photos, Video, Schedule
Rose Festival returns this weekend and that means fireworks on the Friday of Memorial Day Weekend! See below for the best places to view the show.
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From press release:
Rose Festival Opening Night Fireworks
May 26, 2023
Fireworks begin 9:50PM
More info: rosefestival.org
Tom McCall Waterfront Park
98 SW Naito Pkwy, Portland, OR
Nothing says “Let’s get the Focus on Fun started!” quite like carnival rides, live music, food, drink and fireworks! Expect to see the skies light up over downtown Portland with a fireworks display choreographed to its own soundtrack. Come to the Dick’s Auto Group Community Stage for a full concert by the Nu Wavers will warm up the crowd and the fireworks begin just after dark.
Opening ribbon cutting: 5pm
Fireworks begin: 9:50pm
Best places to see the fireworks include Eastbank Esplanade, Tom McCall Waterfront Park & the Hawthorne Bridge.