SKH Weekend RoundUp: Berry Fest, Pride Parades & Fun Run With Dad

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June 16, 2017

There are almost too many things

to do this SKH Weekend in Portland. You can run in your underwear (really!), scarf up some strawberries, taste the best of Tigard, and celebrate Pride. It’s going to be a fun weekend. Enjoy!

LGBTQ Pride Festival & Parade

Sat.-Sun., June 17 – 18, 2017

Portland Pride Festival, celebrating Portland’s LGBTQ community, includes music, food vendors and incredibly cool exhibitors and non-profit organizations both days at Tom McCall Waterfront Park. The Portland Pride Parade begins 11 a.m. Sunday at NW Park Avenue & W. Burnside Street (map). Free.

Rose City Book and Paper Fair

Fri.-Sat., June 16 – 17, 2017

Browse thousands of independent booksellers’  rare books, arty prints and other exciting and cool ephemera  at the Rose City Book & Paper Fair at DoubleTree Hotel.

City of Roses Delta Park Powwow & Encampment

Fri.-Sun. June 16 – 18, 2017

An opportunity for communities to come together and share culture with each other the City of Roses Delta Park Powwow & Encampment features competition dancing, drumming, art and craft vendors, fry bread, food booths, and games at Delta Park East. No pets. Free.

Strawberry Festival 

Fri.-Sun., June 16 – 18, 2017

The Strawberry Festival at Lee Farms features food—pies, shortcake, milkshakes— farm animals, and kids’ activities that require a wristband including the bounce pillow, hay maze, hayride, slide and barrel wagon ride.

Portland Undy Run/Walk 

Sat., June 17, 2017

Portland Undy Run/Walk is a family and pet friendly 5K and 1-mile event for charity at the Old Spaghetti Factory on Bancroft Street. A fun twist on a serious topic, the Undy Run/Walk is sparking much-needed conversations and kicking colon cancer’s butt, one city at a time. And if that’s not enough, you even have the chance to stroll through a larger-than-life inflatable colon on site! (How many chances do you have to do that in your life?). The Undy Run/Walk team honors colon cancer warriors by providing FREE registration to all colorectal cancer patients and survivors

Grateful Dad Half Marathon

Sat., June 17, 2017

Dead heads and Dads! The family-friendly Grateful Dad Half Marathon and 10K/5K/kid-run begin at Kliever Memorial Armory and go along the Columbia River, followed by a breakfast and a beer garden with Grateful Dead music. 

Taste of Tigard

Sat., June 17, 2017

Food and beverage entrepreneurs with a connection to Tigard are gathering to offer you a tasting tour. The Taste of Tigard Food Festival will be held at the future trail head for the Tigard Street Heritage Trail and Plaza at 12345 SW Main Street in Downtown Tigard. Buy a tasting “passport” in advance or simply buy from local food and beverage vendors at the event. The live music begins at noon. Free.