Free Portland Outdoor Concerts, Festivals & Movies: 2023 Summer Schedule

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Free Portland Outdoor Concerts, Festivals & Movies
July-September 2023
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Get ya’ life! Come down to the park and catch a vibe with free Movies, Concerts, Festivals, and Cultural Events. This summer’s lineup includes multi-Grammy award winning singer, songwriter and keyboardist for Maroon 5 – PJ Morton, Purple Reign: The Music of Prince presented by Portland Cello Project, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, The Super Mario Bros. Movie, The Jeffersons: Live! and much more. See the full schedule below.

July Events

  • Saturday, July 8: Ventura Park 
    East Portland Summer Arts Festival, Celebrating Black Excellence! 4PM – Arts Activities, 6PM— Screening of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever + Sebe’ Kan Youth African Dance (Community partner, Portland Parks & Recreation)
  • Sunday, July 9: Ventura Park 
    East Portland Summer Arts Festival, Celebrating Black Excellence! 4PM – Arts Activities, 6PM— PJ Morton: Live In Concert (Community partner, Portland Parks & Recreation)
  • Thursday, July 13: Mt. Tabor Amphitheater 
    6:30PM—Bloco Alegria (Community partner, Friends of Mt. Tabor)
  • Thursday, July 13: Fields Park 
    7:30PM—Woman in Gold, PG–13 (Community partner, Chabad Young Professionals (CYP))
  • Friday, July 14: Lincoln Park
    6:30PM—Ben Fowler Quintet (Community partner, Hazelwood Neighborhood Association)
  • Friday, July 14: Colonel Summers Park 
    7:30PM—The Fifth Element, PG–13 (Community partner, Buckman Community Association)
  • Saturday, July 15: Sellwood Park
    6:30PM—Conjunto Alegre Latin Band(Community partner, SMILE (Sellwood–Moreland Improvement League)
  • Saturday, July 15: Kenilworth Park 
    7:30PM—Muppet Treasure Island, G (Community partner, Creston–Kenilworth Neighborhood Association)
  • Wednesday, July 19: Gateway Discovery Park 
    11:30am—Micah and Me (Community partner, Portland Parks & Recreation)
  • Thursday, July 20: Wellington Park
    7:30PM—Lyle, Lyle Crocodile, Spanish with English subtitles, PG (Community partner, Roseway Neighborhood Association) 
  • Friday, July 21: McCoy Park 
    6:30PM—Arietta Ward (Community partner, Home Forward and New Columbia)
  • Friday, July 21: Brentwood Park 
    7:30PM—Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, PG–13
  • Saturday, July 22: Fernhill Park 
    2:00PM— Tiger Tiger: A Celebration of Our AANHPI* Communities (Community partner, Tiger Tiger *Asian American, Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander)
  • Saturday, July 22: King School Park
    7:30PM—DC League of Super Pets, English with Spanish subtitles, PG (Community partner, Northeast Coalition of Neighborhoods)
  • Sunday, July 23: Peninsula Park 
    3:00PM— The Jeffersons: Live! (Community partner, Portland Parks & Recreation) 
  • Wednesday, July 26: Gateway Discovery Park 
    3:00PM—Olive and Dingo (Community partner, Portland Parks & Recreation)
  • Thursday, July 27: Elizabeth Caruthers Park
    7:30PM— The Incredibles (Community partner, South Waterfront Community Relations)
  • Friday, July 28:Kʰunamokwst Park 
    6:30PM— Rae Gordon (Community partner, Cully Association of Neighborhoods (CAN)) 
  • Saturday, July 29: Alberta Park 
    6:30PM—Pa’lante (Community partner, Concordia Neighborhood Association)
  • Saturday, July 29: Earl Boyles Park 
    6:30PM—A Celebration of Somali American Communities (Community partner, Somali American Council of Oregon (SACOO))
  • Sunday, July 30: Luuwit View Park
    3:00PM—We Outside (Community partner, The Numberz FM)

August Events

  • Wednesday, August 2: Gateway Discovery Park 
    11:30am— DJ Anjali & The Incredible Kid (Community partner, Portland Parks & Recreation)
  • Thursday, August 3: Essex Park
    6:30PM—The Bayou Boyz (Community partner, Foster–Powell Neighborhood Association)
  • Friday, August 4: Laurelhurst Park
    6:00PM—Comedy in the Park (Community partner, Kickstand Comedy)
  • Saturday, August 5: Gilbert Heights Park
    6:30PM— Donna Jones and the Delegation (Community partner, Powellhurst–Gilbert NeighborhoodAssociation)
  • Saturday, August 5: Kenton Park
    6:30PM— Iron Prophecy (Community partner, Kenton Neighborhood Association)
  • Wednesday, August 9: Gateway Discovery Park
    11:30am—Ballet Folklórico Corazones Alegres (Community partner, Portland Parks & Recreation)
  • Thursday, August 10: Peninsula Park 
    6:30PM—Dance United (Community partner, Dance United)
  • Thursday, August 10: Wilshire Park
    7:30PM—  Encanto, PG (Community partner, Beaumont–Wilshire Neighborhood Association)
  • Friday, August 11: Washington Park—Rose Garden Amphitheater
    6:00PM— Washington Park Summer Festival, NW Dance Project (Community partner, Portland Parks & Recreation)
  • Saturday, August 12: Washington Park—Rose Garden Amphitheater
    6:00PM— Washington Park Summer Festival, Portland Cello Project (Community partner, Portland Parks & Recreation)
  • Sunday, August 13: Washington Park—Rose Garden Amphitheater
    6:00PM— Washington Park Summer Festival,  Opera in the Park Portland (Community partner, Opera in the Park Portland)
  • Thursday, August 17: Alberta Park 
    6:30PM—Jujuba (Community partner, Black Parent Initiative (BPI))
  • Friday, August 18: Pendleton Park 
    6:30PM—Aaron Nigel Smith (Community partner, Hayhurst Neighborhood Association)
  • Friday, August 18: Luuwit View Park
    7:30PM—Jumanji, PG (Community partner, Argay Terrace Neighborhood Association) 
  • Saturday, August 19: Wilkes Park 
    6:30PM—A Cara O Cruz Band (Community partner, Wilkes Community Group)
  • Saturday, August 19: Sewallcrest Park
    7:30PM—Hidden Figures PG (Community partner, Richmond Neighborhood Association) 
  • Sunday, August 20: Ventura Park 
    12:00PM— Multicultural Kids Festival NW (Community partner, Slavic Community Center of NW)
  • Sunday, August 20: Overlook Park
    7:30PM— Soul, PG (Community partner, Overlook Neighborhood Association)
  • Thursday, August 24: Irving Park
    6:30PM— Mo Philips and the Spaghetti Pants Dance Band (Community partner, international Children’s Arts Network (ICAN))
  • Thursday, August 24: Near,Hoyt Arboretum— Near the Vietnam Veterans of Oregon Memorial
    7:30PM— Dr. Suess’ The Lorax, English with Spanish subtitles, PG (Community partner, Hoyt Arboretum Friends)
  • Friday, August 25: Denorval Unthank Park
    6:30PM—Outer Orbit (Community partner, Boise Neighborhood Association)
  • Friday, August 25:Thompson Park
    7:30PM— The Super Mario Bros. Movie, PG (Community partner, Russel Neighborhood Association)
  • Saturday, August 26: George Park
    2:00PM— THe Kidz Outside Festival (Community partner, Gentrification is WEIRD!)
  • Saturday, August 26: Glenhaven Park
    7:30PM—Cars G (Community partner, Madison South Neighborhood Association) 
  • Sunday, August 27: Rose City Golf Club
    6:00PM— Community Day at Rose City Golf Course, BridgeCity Soul (Community partner, Portland Parks & Recreation, Golf)
  • Sunday, August 27: Laurelhurst Park
    6:30PM—Providence Stage Band (Community partner, Providence Stage Band)
  • Thursday, August 31: Woodstock Park
    6:30PM—Medicine Robe (Community partner, Woodstock Neighborhood Association)

September Events

  • Saturday, September 2: Kʰunamokwst Park 
    7:30PM—Te Ata, PG (Community partner, Native American Youth and Family Center (NAYA))
  • Saturday, September 2: Hamilton Park 
    7:30PM— Big, PG (Community partner, Neighbors of Bridlemile) 



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