DATE & TIME
Sunday, July 16: 3 PM - 6 PM
Sunday, July 23: 3 PM - 6 PM
Sunday, July 30: 3 PM - 6 PM
DO I NEED A TICKET?
No! Paseo is completely free and there is no registration process of any kind to enter the event.
SHARED SPACE AGREEMENT
PPF is dedicated to providing a safe and harassment-free experience for everyone at Paseo regardless of housing status, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, physical ability, mental health, neurodivergence, physical appearance, age, race, ethnicity, nationality, preferred language, religion, or income. We do not tolerate harassment, bullying, intimidation, aggression, or violence in any form within the PPF community or at any of our events/programs, including Paseo.
Everyone participating in Paseo is expected to respect and adhere to this Shared Space Agreement. This includes all staff, volunteers, vendors, artists, board members, and attendees.
We agree to the following:
- Not to be violent or deliberately threaten or intimidate anyone
Not engage in any form of hate speech
Not to be intoxicated by alcohol or engage in drug use in openly public spaces
To treat each other and our environment with respect
To honor diversity and avoid making assumptions
To be mindful of young children so as not to be disruptive to others
To practice good dog/pet etiquette
To enjoy scooters, bikes, skateboards, rollerblades, etc. outside of high traffic event areas
Not adhering to these guidelines may result in being asked to leave the event.
ADA bathrooms are available onsite and the event space is wheelchair and mobility aid friendly.
There are three free parking spots located on Park Ave West along the east side of the street reserved for anyone who needs a parking spot in close proximity to the event.
ASL interpretation will be provided for all live performances and spoken word on the stage. An ASL interpreter is available at all times for those in need of these services at the orange Portland Parks Foundation (PPF) information tent.
The stage will contain amplified live music, dance performances with music, spoken word and DJs throughout the event. Some performances may contain flashing lights. Please bring headphones or earplugs if needed.
HEALTH & SAFETY / COVID-19
- COVID & Mask Policy:
- In accordance with Multnomah County, Oregon State, and CDC guidelines, people are not required to wear a mask at Paseo due to the outdoor nature of the event. However, in order to honor the variety of human experiences and ensure that everyone feels safe and comfortable, we encourage mask wearing, social distancing and being respectful of boundaries around physical contact/touch.
- Weapons or anything that can be used to cause bodily harm are prohibited within the event space.
- General Safety Concerns:
- If you witness someone being disruptive, violent, or behaving in a way that does not align with our Shared Space Agreement, please contact a staff member wearing a yellow bandana who will determine how to communicate with them and address the situation.
- Cool and Quiet Space: There is a quiet, cool (tree covered) area towards the south end of the event, south of Jefferson Street.
- Medical Safety Concern:
- If someone appears to be in immediate need of medical attention, please contact a staff member, security guard, or EMT. If there is a life threatening situation, you can also call 911 for an ambulance.
- Bus Lines
- The Portland Streetcar has a stop at SW 11th & Jefferson via the B loop and NS line that is two blocks away from Paseo! There is also a stop outside the Art Museum, one block away from Paseo, via the NS line and A loop. To get to the streetcar lines, you can transfer from the Red or Blue MAX lines at the SW Taylor stop or the Central Library stop. For more transit information, visit the Portland Streetcar website or the TriMet website.
- There are permanent bike parking locations at various corners of the event. Please note that there is no additional bike parking within the event space.
- Those driving can park at the Smart Park at 10th and Yamhill for $5 a day.
WHAT CAN YOU BRING?
- Smartphone, if you have one, to view the schedule online and enter the free raffle! There will also be paper copies at the info booths.
FOOD AND BEVERAGE
- Outside food is permitted. Paseo includes food vendors throughout the event site, however we understand that people may prefer to bring their own food to enjoy in the park.
- Alcohol is prohibited within the event space. Alcohol is only allowed at restaurants along the exterior of the event space who are providing beverages for their own patrons. Participants are not allowed to consume alcohol outside of these spaces or walk around with an open container. You may not bring your own alcohol to the event.
- Free resources:
- At Paseo, we can offer free water and snacks at the information booth.
ARE PETS ALLOWED?
Yes. Pets are allowed at Paseo as long as they are on a leash, monitored by their owner, and cleaned up after.
LOST & FOUND
Please see the orange Portland Parks Foundation (PPF) information tent located at Schemanski Park.
2023 PASEO MAP
Sunday July 16, 3pm–6pm
CREATIVE REVOLUTION: Art, Activism & Music in Nature - Presented by local civil rights activist and arts curator, Taishona Carpenter, Paseo’s first event will feature an outdoor pop-up school to promote science, music, art and social justice. Hear the tunes of Portland’s youngest professional DJ, Jaysii, play and learn with live insects and other educational activities at the Portland Insectarium. Ethos Music Center will offer free interactive music technology lessons with midi controllers, keyboards, laptops, mics, etc. and acoustic instruments. Social justice non-profit Don’t Shoot Portland will host a hands-on artmaking workshop with community muralists and artists to raise awareness for local activism initiatives. Synth Library Portland will bring vintage analog synthesizers to provide participatory sound experiences for the entire family.
Sunday July 23, 3pm–6pm
GREEN GROOVES: A Park Jazz Experiment - Curated by DJ Ambush, director of The Numberz, the second Sunday will feature the first collaboration between Portland’s all-Black and all-jazz radio stations, The Numberz and KHMD. Hosted by Ted Smith “DJ Baby Boomer,” the park will be filled with the sounds of Jazz music curated by a collection of enthusiasts from both stations. Wine tasting featuring Bow & Arrow Wines and both sweet and savory food options will be available. Ethos Music Center and the NE STEAM Coalition will provide interactive and educational opportunities for the youth. And the Aux Mute Gallery will also be releasing a brand new limited series of art prints, some of which will be available for the very first time.
Sunday July 30, 3pm–6pm
LAND BACK: Honoring an Indigenous Movement - Amanda Stubits (Choctaw), community organizer and artist, is back with Paseo’s popular Indigenous programming, featuring, among others, multimedia artist AC Ramirez de Arellano (Taino), 1876 Band (Powwow Punk), Native American flute player Sherrie Davis (Cherokee), stick games hosted by Fabian Quenelle (Klamath, Modoc and Enrolled member of the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde), Hip Hop artist Kunu Bearchum (Northern Cheyenne & Ho-Chunk), (Aurloyn Stwyer’s traditional beadwork (Warm Springs), Andrea Robideau’s kids crafts (Sisseton-Wahpeton Dakota; White Earth Anishinaabe; Lipan Apache), and feature community support from organizations such as PiNee Waus Elders group, Native Arts and Culture Foundation, Native Wellness Institute, Future Generations Collaborative, NAYA, and more. The evening (and the whole festival) will culminate with learning.
CHECK OUT ALL ARTISTS + VENDORS HERE
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JULY 16CREATIVE REVOLUTION:
Art, Activism & Music in Nature
Presented by: Taishona Carpenter
HOUSE OF SOUND
PP&R CITY URBAN FORESTRY
Nature & Outdoors
FOREST PARK CONSERVANCY
Nature & Outdoors
A Park Jazz Experiment
Presented by: DJ Ambush
Art & Goods
Honoring an Indigenous Movement
Presented by: Amanda Stubits (Choctaw)
Understanding Land Back
Pow Wow Punk Rock
Native American Flute
Art & Goods
PI NEE WAUS
Elder Community Support
FUTURE GENERATIONS COLLABORATIVE
RESTING WARRIOR FACE
NATIVE ARTS AND CULTURES FOUNDATION
ROSE RICO DESIGNS
Art & Goods
ROOTS AND BEATS PROJECT
Art & Education
Indigenous Traditional Games and Multigenerational Interactive Engagement
NATIVE WELLNESS INSTITUTE
Powwow Singers & Dancers