SATURDAY, AUGUST 13, 2016
10 A.M. - 4 P.M.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 13
10 A.M. - 4 P.M.
Join the fun on the waterfront at the family-friendly event of the summer!
The Port of Portland’s Terminal 2 will open up for a unique opportunity to go inside the fences of a working marine terminal, normally closed to the public. Best of all, parking and admission are free!
Experience Portland’s thriving working harbor by jumping on a jet boat ride, or throw on a helmet and try your hand at welding. Enjoy interactive booths from harbor businesses. From great musicians and delicious food, to thrilling activities for all ages, Seaport Celebration is the event not to be missed!
GOVT. ISSUED PHOTO ID REQUIRED FOR ALL ADULTS. Please view Eventbrite Registration for more details about Security.
A.M. Registration Opens
A.M. Doors Open
A.M The Alphabeticians
A.M. Jet Boat Rides Begin
A.M. Recess Monkey
P.M. Obo Addy’s Okropong
P.M. Lori Henriques
P.M. Honoring Our Rivers Student Reading
P.M. Last Jet Boat Ride Leaves
P.M. Seaport Celebration Concludes
What would be a waterfront event without excellent music and dance? We have a stellar lineup for your enjoyment this year, including:
Believe us when we say that you will absolutely love her award-winning, jazzy approach to children’s music!
Seaport Celebration offers activities for all ages! Here’s an idea of just some of the activities in store this year:
Get out on the water and see big ships and cranes up close! Jetboats will leave every 20 minutes and will take passengers along the Willamette and Columbia Rivers. Tickes will be available for purchase at the event and will be offered on a first come, first served basis. Q&A about the jetboat rides can be found here.
- $5 for kids
- $10 for adults
- Ages 2 and under are free
Want to win a chance for a free jet boat ride on Sept. 10? Try your hand at our Trade & Travel Trivia Game here, and enter for your chance to win!
Kid's Fun Zone
The Kid's Fun Zone will offer fun activities for our younger attendees. Kids will be able to try their hand at loading containers on a ship, create artwork with some of the state's top exports and even can try grinding their own wheat!
A variety of interactive exhibts will allow attendees to see and experience some of the activities central to the work on the waterfront. Stay tuned for more!
Whether you are in the mood for a mouthwatering meal or a tempting treat, we have just the thing to tickle your taste buds... just make sure you come with an appetite!
Beaches: Sandwiches, wraps and salads with a tropical twist
Big Fat Weiners: Get your American-food fix with a selection of dogs, burgers, chili, tots and fries
Boyd’s Coffee: Your Portland perk-up, morning or afternoon
Cackalack’s Hot Chicken Shack: Crispy fried chicken, biscuits and other delicacies from South of the Mason-Dixon line
El Taco Yucateco: Authentic Yuceteco food
KOI Fusion: Korean BBQ joins forces with the technical superiority of the tortilla
Organic Island Snow: Cool off with an authentic and fluffy snow cone in every flavor you can imagine
Thrive NW: Thrive NW makes healthy food taste delicious with numerous international rice bowls
Voodoo Donuts: Iconic Portland-style morning treats
Parking will be available in a designated lot directly off of NW Front Avenue. Attendants will direct you where to park your vehicle. Bike racks will also be available for those who ride their bikes to the event.
Please note: Terminal address is different than parking location. Click on map for directions to parking lot.
Terminal 2 is served by TriMet bus service. Click here to plan your trip. (Stop ID 9881)
Seaport Celebration wouldn't be possible without the support of our sponsors. A special thanks to everyone who makes this event what it is!