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The Big Float

July 10, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

No matter what you’ve heard, the Willamette River is safe to enjoy, and we want to invite you to a party celebrating just that! The Big Float goes into it’s 6th year with live music from two floating stages, food carts, beer & wine, and two 100′ slip & slides! Not to mention the annual river float!

11:00 am – 6:00 pm
11:30 am  Live music starts on music barge in front of Tom McCall Bowl
12:30 pm  First floaters parade starts
1:30 pm  Second floaters parade starts (you can launch as late as 3:00 pm)

Parades led by Mysti Krewe and LoveBomb Go-Go

COST:       $5 Through June 30th, $10 day of event.  Discounted pricing for those under 18.

WHO:        2,500+ floaters + observers and after-partiers

WHY:         To give our river a hug

WHAT:       THE Portland summer celebration benefiting Human Access Project.

This year featuring two 100 foot long Slip and Slides!



July 10, 2016
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Tom McCall Waterfront Park
Portland, OR United States + Google Map