Portland, June 21st, 2015. One of the terrific aspects of summertime in Portland is the long list of free outdoor concerts and movies scheduled though the City of Portland’s Parks Bureau. The links below will give you more details and there’s also full listing of movies and concerts below. YES! It’s music to our ears!

Movies in the Park 2015

Fun for the whole family! Pre-movie entertainment begins at 6:30pm with live performances. Movies begin at dusk. (The whole list is below!)

Fun for the whole family! Pre-movie entertainment begins at 6:30pm with live performances. Movies begin at dusk.

Fun for the whole family! Pre-movie entertainment begins at 6:30pm with live performances. Movies begin at dusk.

Playgrounds & Free Lunches 2015

Organized sports, games, crafts, and hot weather play – plus a free healthy lunch for kids age 18 and under.

Organized sports, games, crafts, and hot weather play – plus a free healthy lunch for kids age 18 and under.

Washington Park Summer Festival 2015

Join us for phenomenal evening performances in the Washington Park Rose Garden, August 7-14, 2015

Open Play Swim 2015

Free open play swim sessions offered each week throughout summer

Rock Wall Schedule 2015

Find out where our Mobile Rock Wall will be this summer!

Concerts in the Park 2015

Summer concerts in neighborhood parks, 6:30pm almost every night beginning in July. Rose Garden at Washington Park

Summer concerts in neighborhood parks get underway at about 6:30pm almost every night beginning in July, like this one last year at the Rose Garden at Washington Park.

Here are the details for the Movies in the Parks:

Movies in the Park 2015

  • Pre-movie entertainment begins at 6:30 PM: performances by local musicians and free popcorn!
    Note: music begins at 5:30 PM on Sept 13 at Sewallcrest Park
  • Movies begin at dusk.
  • Bring jackets and extra blankets – it can get chilly when the sun goes down!
DATE LOCATION & ADDRESS BUS/MAX MOVIE TITLE PRE-MOVIE ENTERTAINMENT
Wed,
July 8
Peninsula Park,
700 N. Rosa Parks Way
#4, #44,
#72
Despicable Me 2 (2013) PG Echoes of Yasgurs & Portland Teen Idols
Thu,
July 9
Woodlawn Park,
NE Claremont & Oneonta
#8, #75,
#6
The Princess Bride(1987) PG Manimalhouse & Portland Teen Idols
Fri,
July 10
Wilshire Park,
NE 33rd & Skidmore
#70, #17,
#24
How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014) PG Echoes of Yasgurs
Sat,
July 11
Kenilworth Park,
SE 34th & Holgate Blvd.
#17, #75,
#10
The Lego Movie (2014) PG The Sale
Sun,
July 12
Glenhaven Park,
NE 82nd & Siskiyou
#72, #24,
#12
The Book of Life (2014) PG (in Spanish with English subtitles) Conjunto Alegré
Thu,
July 16
King School Park,
NE 6th & Going St.
#72, #6,
#44
The Karate Kid (1984) PG Global FM & Portland Teen Idols
Thu,
July 16
Portland Art Museum / South Park Blocks, 1219 SW Park Ave. #6, #38,
#45
Jason and the Argonauts(1963) G The Terry Robb Trio
Fri,
July 17
Irving Park,
NE 10th & Fremont
#24, #6,
#8
The Imitation Game(2014) PG-13 The Definition & Brothers Jam
Sat,
July 18
Glenhaven Park,
NE 82nd & Siskiyou
#72, #24,
#12
Back to the Future (1985) PG (in English with Spanish subtitles) All Together Now
Sat,
July 18
St. John’s Park,
8427 N. Central
#4, #16,
#44
Annie (2014) PG The High Water Jazz Band
Sun,
July 19
Lents Park,
SE 92nd & Holgate
#17, #10,
#9, Max
Green Line
The Goonies (1985) PG The Portland School of Rock & Portland Teen Idols
Wed,
July 22
Reed College (sports field), SE 33rd & Steele #19, #10 Big Hero 6 (2014) PG The Sale
Thu,
July 23
Grant Park,
NE 36th & Brazee
#70, #77,
#12
Kuky se vrací (2010) NR (in Czech with English subtitles) Klezmocracy
Fri,
July 24
Woodstock Park,
SE 50th & Steele
#10, #71,
#19
The NeverEnding Story(1984) PG Manimalhouse
Sat,
July 25
Lents Park,
SE 92nd & Holgate
#17, #10,
#9, Max
Green Line
Wreck-It Ralph (2012) PG (in Russian with English subtitles) Music provided by the Slavic Festival
Sat,
July 25
Concordia University,
2811 NE Holman
#17, #75,
#70
Labyrinth (1986) PG Hot Club Time Machine
Wed,
July 29
Jackson Middle School,
10625 SW 35th
#43, #12,
#64
The Emperor’s New Groove (2000) G The Terry Robb Trio & Portland Teen Idols
Thu,
July 30
Elizabeth Caruthers Park,
3508 SW Moody
#35, #36,
#43
The Princess Bride(1987) PG The Jellyroll Society
Fri,
July 31
Laurelhurst Park,
SE 37th & Oak
#75, #66,
#15
Toy Story 2 (1999) G Manimalhouse & Portland Teen Idols
Fri,
July 31
Gateway Park,
NE 106th & Halsey
#23, #77,
#22
Field of Dreams (1989) PG  (in English with Spanish subtitles) The Sale
Sat,
Aug 1
Earl Boyles Park,
SE 112th & Boise
#9, #17 How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014) PG (in English with Spanish subtitles) Echoes of Yasgurs & Portland Teen Idols
Sat,
Aug 1
Dickinson Park,
SW 57th Pl. & Huddleson
#43, #12 The Book of Life (2014) PG The New Iberians
Sun,
Aug 2
Sellwood Park,
SE 7th & Bidwell
#70, #35,
#36
Frozen *Sing-along!*(2013) PG Echoes of Yasgurs & Portland Teen Idols
Tue,
Aug 4
Mill Park,
SE 117th & Stephens
#71, #4 Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day(2014) PG (in English with Spanish subtitles) Global FM & Portland Teen Idols
Wed,
Aug 5
Parkrose High School
(upper soccer field),
NE 115th & Skidmore
#22, #71 The Incredibles (2004) PG (in English with Spanish subtitles) Echoes of Yasgurs & Portland Teen Idols
Thu,
Aug 6
Parklane Park,
SE 155th & Main
#20, Max
Blue Line
McFarland, USA (2015) PG (in English with Spanish subtitles) Echoes of Yasgurs & Portland Teen Idols
Fri,
Aug 7
Glenfair Park,
NE 154th & Couch Ct.
#25, #20,
Max Blue
Line
Big Hero 6 (2014) PG (in English with Spanish subtitles) The Touchables
Fri,
Aug 7
Alberta Park,
NE 19th & Ainsworth
#72, #17,
#8
101 Dalmatians (1996, Live-action) G Michele D’Amour and the Love Dealers
Sat,
Aug 8
Wilkes Park,
NE 154th & Beech
#21, #23,
#22
Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971) G (in English with Spanish subtitles) The Portland School of Rock
Sat,
Aug 8
Warner Pacific College,
2219 SE 68th
#4, #71,
#9
The Lego Movie (2014) PG POPgoji
Sun,
Aug 9
April Hill Park,
SW 54th & Logan Ct.
#1, #45 A Bug’s Life (1998) G The Pearls
Sun,
Aug 9
Colwood Golf Course,
7313 NE Columbia Blvd.
#72 Happy Gilmore (1996) PG-13 POPgoji
Thu,
Aug 13
Oregon Park,
NE 29th & Oregon
#19, #12,
#20
Pee-wee’s Big Adventure(1985) PG The Sale
Fri,
Aug 14
Irving Park,
NE 10th & Fremont
#24, #6,
#8
Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014) PG-13 Echoes of Yasgurs
Fri,
Aug 14
Washington Park (at the Rose Garden Amphitheater),
410 SW Kingston
#83, #63,
#20
Grease *Sing-along!*(1978) PG-13 The Steve Bradley & Jim Mesi Band
Sat,
Aug 15
Concordia University,
2811 NE Holman
#17, #75,
#70
Paddington (2014) PG The Sale
Sun,
Aug 16
Arbor Lodge Park,
NE Delaware & Bryant
#35, #44,
#75
Mary Poppins (1964) G Michele D’Amour and the Love Dealers
Wed,
Aug 19
Wellington Park,
NE 66th & Skidmore
#71, #24,
#12
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial(1982) PG Echoes of Yasgurs
Thu,
Aug 20
Brooklyn Park,
SE Milwaukie & Haig
#19, #17,
#70
The Wizard of Oz (1939) PG Manimalhouse
Fri,
Aug 21
Laurelhurst Park,
SE 37th & Oak
#75, #66,
#15
Cinderella (2015, Live-action) PG Michele D’Amour and the Love Dealers
Sat,
Aug 22
Sewallcrest Park,
SE 31st & Market
#14, #4,
#15
Napoleon Dynamite(2004) PG Manimalhouse
Tue,
Aug 25
Mt. Scott Park,
SE 74th & Reedway
#10, #14,
#19
101 Dalmatians (1961, Animated) G Echoes of Yasgurs
Thu,
Aug 27
Wallace Park,
NW 25th & Pettygrove
#15, #77,
#18
Wicky and the Treasure of the Gods (2011) NR (in German with English subtitles) Hot Club Time Machine
Fri,
Aug 28
Dawson Park,
N. Williams & Stanton
#4, #24,
#44
Labyrinth (1986) PG The Terry Robb Trio
Fri,
Aug 28
Montavilla Park,
NE 82nd & Glisan
#19, #72,
#20
Home (2015) PG The Knotty Pines
Sat,
Aug 29
Spring Garden Park,
3332 SW Spring Garden
#12, #44,
#43
Back to the Future (1985) PG Danny Black
Sat,
Sept 5
Hamilton Park,
SW 45th & Hamilton
#55, #56,
#54
Maleficent (2014) PG Danny Black
Sun,
Sept 6
Overlook Park,
N. Interstate & Fremont
#4, #35,
Max Yellow
Line
Toy Story (1995) G Danny Black
Fri,
Sept 11
Multnomah Arts Center,
7688 SW Capitol Hwy.
#44, #45,
#64
Big Hero 6 (2014) PG Chuck Cheesman

Concerts in the Park 2015

Summer concerts in neighborhood parks, 6:30pm almost every night beginning in July. Rose Garden at Washington Park

Summer concerts in neighborhood parks start at about 6:30pm almost every night beginning in July, like this one last year at the Rose Garden at Washington Park

Here’s the list:  All concerts begin at 6:30 PM unless otherwise noted.

  • Pack a picnic dinner, bring a blanket or chairs, and spend time with family and friends!
  • Washington Park Summer Festival – 8 evening performances in the Rose Garden Amphitheater
MONDAYS

BUS/MAX

SELLWOOD RIVERFRONT PARK • SE Spokane & Oaks Pkwy • 6:30 PM

#35  #36

July 6 Chervona – Eastern Euro Carnival Insanity
July 13 Windermere Stellar, Moreland Group Presents:
Ural Thomas & the Pain – Portland’s Pillar of Soul
 July 20 OnPoint Community Credit Union Presents:
Mary Flower & the BBQ Boys – Legendary guitar picker meets Jug Band
 July 27 Roseland Hunters – New Orleans Funk
 Aug 3 Sellwood Westmoreland Business Alliance Presents:
Catarina New & Brazilian Touch – Saxafunky Latin Rhythms

 

TUESDAYS

BUS/MAX

MT TABOR  PARK • SE 69th & Taylor • 6:30 PM

#15

July 7 Freak Mountain Ramblers – Home Brewed Mountain Rock ‘n’ Roll
July 14 Jacob Miller & the Bridge City Crooners – Toe-Tappin’ Ragtime Swing
July 21 Bloco Alegria – Dance to the Brazilian Samba Beat
July 28 Warner Pacific College Presents:
Lisa Mann & Her Really Good Band – Bass-Driven Blues
COLUMBIA PARK ANNEX • N. Woolsey & Willamette Blvd. • 6:30 PM

#75, #44

July 7 The Quick & Easy Boys – Harmonious Indie Rock
July 14 Tony Ozier & the Doo Doo Funk All Stars – Funk & Beats Galore
 July 21 The Quadraphonnes – PDX’s Female Sax Sensation
KENTON PARK • N. Kilpatrick & Delaware • 6:30 PM

#4, #35,
Max Yellow
Line

July 28 Sam Bam Boo – Caribbean Grooves & Tropical Rhythms 
Aug 4 National Night Out
Norman Sylvester Band – Portland’s Original Boogie Cat
Aug 11 The Little Sue Band –  Powerful Acoustic Folk-Rock
MCCOY PARK • N. Fiske & Trenton • 6:30 PM

#4, #35

Aug 18 New Columbia Community Campus Partners Presents:
Pa’Lante – Fiery Salsa & Afro-Cuban Rhythms
Aug 25 Andy Stokes – Traditional Rhythm & Blues

 

WEDNESDAY

BUS/MAX

DAWSON PARK • N. Stanton & Williams • 6:30 PM

#4, #24,
#44

July 8 Legacy Emanuel Medical Center Presents:
Music-Community-Legacy –  Remembering Janice & Linda
July 15 Muthaship – Old School Grooves
July 22 Tracy Fordice & the 8 Balls – Original, Soulful Rock
July 29 Pilon D’azucar Band – Incendiary Havana Salsa
WILLAMETTE PARK • SW Macadam & Nebraska • 6:30 PM

#35, #36,
#43

July 8 Multnomah University Presents:
Darrell Grant – Sophisticated Bluesy Swing
July 15 National College of Natural Medicine (NCNM) Presents:
The Stolen Sweets –  Harmonious 30s Swing Jazz
July 22 Portland Water Bureau Presents:
Bon Ton Roulet – Uproarious Cajun & Zydeco
July 29 Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) Presents:
The Strange Tones – Volcano Vixens & Sonic Blues
VENTURA PARK • SE 115th & Stark • 6:30 PM

#20, #71,
Max Blue
Line

Aug 5 The Krebsic Orkestar – Exuberant Baltic Brass
Aug 12 University of Western States Presents:
Pete Krebs & the Earnest Lovers – Old School Western Swing
Aug 19 Sabroso – Passionate, Acoustic Latin
Aug 26 Obo Addy Legacy Project: Okropong –
Traditional Ghanaian Drums & Dance

 

THURSDAYS

BUS/MAX

WALLACE PARK • NW 25th & Raleigh • 6:30 PM

#15, #18

July 9 SELCO Community Credit Union Presents:
Jon Koonce & the Vermadons – Original Rock & Memphis Funk
July 16 SELCO Community Credit Union Presents:
Karen Lovely – Award-Winning Contemporary Blues
July 23 OnPoint Community Credit Union Presents:
Malcolm Noble’s Cool Breeze – R & B Funk Classics
July 30 Lil’ Queenie – Roots Rock & Good Ol’ Blues
GLENHAVEN PARK • NE 82nd & Siskiyou • 6:30 PM

#17, #72

July 9 The Barn Door Slammers – Honky Tonk & Western Swing
July 16 Vagabond Opera – Eccentric Operatic Cabaret
July 23 Brownish Black – Indie Basement R & B and Soul
BERRYDALE PARK • SE 92nd& Taylor • 6:30 PM

#15,
Max Green
Line

Aug 6 Tony Starlight – Comedic 70s Gold
Aug 13 Too Loose Cajun Zydeco Band – Louisiana Dance Tunes
Aug 20 Keegan Smith – Original Urban Americana
COUCH PARK • NW 20th & Glisan • 6:30 PM

#77

Aug 6 New Seasons Market, Slabtown Store Presents:
The Wanderlust Orchestra – Rip-Roaring Cabaret Swing Band
Aug 13 Lloyd Jones – Swingin’ Rhythm & Blues

 

FRIDAYS

 BUS/MAX

FERNHILL PARK • NE 37th, North of Ainsworth • 6:30 PM

#75, #72

July 10 Hank Shreve Band – Rockin’ Blues & Soulful Originals
July 17 Conjunto Alegre – Salsa, Cumbia, Bachata & More
July 24 Ken Derouchie Band – Muddy Nominated Blues
July 31 Samsel & the Skirt – Alternative Harmonious Indie Rock
Tue,
Aug 4
National Night Out
Concordia Neighborhood Association Presents:
Chata Addy – Afro Highlife & Funky Reggae
LOVEJOY FOUNTAIN PARK • SW 3rd & Harrison, Downtown • 6:30 PM

#35, #54
Max
Green/
Yellow
Line

Aug 7 Downtown Neighborhood Association Presents:
Redray Frazier – Amalgamation of Rock & Soul
Aug 14 Curtis Salgado – Blues-soaked R & B
Aug 21 Portland Community Wind Band – Celebration of American Music

 

SUNDAYS

BUS/MAX

UNTHANK PARK • 510 N. Shaver • 6:30 PM

#44, #4

July 12 Melao De Cuba – Vibrant Energetic Cuban
July 19 Geno Michaels & Soul City – Neo-Soul, R & B, Funk

 

INDEPENDENT CONCERTS

BUS/MAX

PORTLAND FESTIVAL SYMPHONY • 6:00 PM
Sat, July 25 CATHEDRAL PARK

#16, #4

Sat, Aug 1 LAURELHURST PARK

#20, #75

Sun, Aug 2 PENINSULA PARK

#4, #44

Sat, Aug 8 GRANT PARK

#70, #77

WILLAMETTE PARK • SW Macadam & Nebraska • 5:30 PM

#35, #36,
#43

Wed, Aug 5 OHSU & NCNM Presents:South Portland Health & Safety Fair
LAURELHURST PARK • SE Cesar E Chavez Blvd & Stark St • 6:00 PM

#20, #75

Sun, Aug 16 Providence Stage Band

All SFFA Events are Free!

  • If you need a sign language interpreter or FM loop amplifier, please contact 503-823-4333 or 711 (TRS) at least ten (10) business days in advance of the performance. Information about PP&R programs and services is available online for those needing a voice synthesis – www.PortlandParks.org.
  • Alcoholic beverages for personal consumption are permitted only during Summer Concerts in the Park events.
  • All dogs must be on a leash.
  • All parks and natural areas are smoke and tobacco free zones.
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