Announcing Free Summer Events!

Portland Parks & Recreation (PP&R) announces its 2024 Summer Free For All (SFFA) events and activities.

All programs are free and everyone is welcome to attend! Program start dates vary, so visit the Summer Free For All webpage for complete details or call the Customer Service Center at 503-823-2525. Summer Free For All |


Saturday, July 6 | 6:00 pm— East Portland Summer Arts Festival: Allen Stone,  Soul-stirring R&B melodies and energetic vibes | Ventura Park

Sunday, July 7 | 6:00pm—East Portland Summer Arts Festival: Sheila E., World famous singer, drummer, and queen of percussion | Ventura Park

Saturday, July 13 | 6:30pm—Tequila Highway, Upbeat cumbia and Latin funk rhythms | Gilbert Heights Park  SE 130th Avenue and Boise Street, Portland, OR 97236

Thursday, July 18 | 6:30pm—Wamba, World beat with exciting African percussions and danceable grooves | Glenhaven Park  – NE 82nd Avenue and Siskiyou Street

Friday, July 19 | 6:30pm—Ache Son, Traditional and vibrant Cuban Music | Glenwood Park  – SE 87th Avenue and Claybourne Street, Portland, OR 97266

Saturday, July 20 | 6:00pm—BridgeCity Soul, Old school and new school R&B, soul, and funk | Knott Park  – NE 117th Avenue and Knott Street, Portland, OR 97220


Saturday, August 3 | 6:30pm—Barrio Mestizo, Classic and contemporary salsa, cumbia, cha cha cha, and more | Verdell Rutherford Park SE 165th Avenue and Market Street, Portland, OR 97233

Friday, August 23 | 6:30pm—Macey Gard Band, Premier high-energy power pop and a get-down funky dance show! | Thompson Park – NE 138th Avenue and Thompson Street, Portland, OR 97230