Mississippi Ave Street Fair

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Mississippi Ave Street Fair

KBOO is a proud co-sponsor of Mississippi Ave's Street Fair

When: July 10th, 2010 10AM-9PM

Portland’s Highest Street Fair Attendance - 30,000+ in 2009

Busiest business day annually on N Mississippi Avenue

Portland’s first carbon neutral street fair

Best Special Event in Oregon 2005

Awarded by the Oregon Downtown Development Association

Presented by: Historic Mississippi Ave Business Association (HMBA) & Boise Neighborhood Association (BNA)

Benefit For: The Boise-Eliot Elementary and Albina Youth Opportunity Schools

Location: N Mississippi Ave - 5 blocks bounded by N Fremont and N Skidmore (closed to vehicular traffic)

The Mississippi Avenue Street Fair is a community-building event that began nine years ago as the Boise-Eliot Multicultural Fair. The street fair celebrates the neighbors, businesses and organizations that make their home in the Mississippi Avenue neighborhood - honoring history and tradition while embracing diversity and sustainability.


Four Stages Of Entertainment: Over two dozen acts performing music, dance, poetry

120 Vendors: A diverse assortment of local market vendors

High Noon Parade: Come one, come all!

Boise-Eliot Kids Corner: Interactive games, dunk tank, kids crafts, bingo, and more

Grandfather’s Rib-Off Competition: NeighborhoodGrandfather” Leonard Smith’s annual contest

The Green Block: Devoted to organizations and vendors involved in sustainable, green industry

MSF Planning Meetings are at Albina Youth Opportunity School (AYOS), 3710 N. Mississippi Ave. (at Beech), from 6:00-7:00pm, on the second Monday each month. Meal provided for hard-working volunteers thanks to Mississippi Ave. restaurants. (meets just before the BNA Community Meeting)

Pick up Street Fair information at Black Wagon, 3964 N. Mississippi Ave, 97227 OR download forms at


OR email Sonie Watson, Fair Manager,

Sonie Watson

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