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Community Events

Many events have been cancelled and some are on hold until further notice to minimize the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

4th of July Firework Show Cancelled
In an effort to protect the community from exposure to Covid-19 and in compliance with the Governor’s guidelines about large gatherings, show organizers have cancelled all activities for this year’s fireworks display typically held at the Tigard High School football field.

We’ll see you in July 2021 with a dazzling display of fireworks, games and activities and music by the Tualatin Valley Community Band. Until then, stay safe and healthy.

If you’re celebrating at home, learn more about Oregon’s legal fireworks and remember to be courteous to your neighbors. Keep up to date with the city’s response to Covid-19 at www.tigard-or.gov/corona.


**SAVE THE DATE - Metro Transportation Funding**

Metro Councilors want to hear from community members as they decide whether to ask voters to consider a transportation funding measure in November.

Please save the date for a Get Moving 2020 online listening session in your area.

  • Tuesday, June 30: Clackamas County
  • Monday, July 6: East Multnomah County
  • Tuesday, July 7: Multnomah County/Portland
  • Thursday, July 9: Washington County

All listening sessions will begin at 5:30 p.m. Sessions will be accessible by phone and video conference, and interpretation will be available. More details coming soon.

Background: For more than two years, Metro has worked with community leaders and the public on a potential transportation funding measure to make it safer and easier for everyone to get around as the Portland area continues to grow. The Get Moving 2020 package calls for comprehensive improvements to address traffic and safety on 16 of greater Portland’s most dangerous and congested corridors, and creates dedicated funding for programs that will make ongoing investments across the region.

Learn more at the Get Moving 2020 website.




Egg Hunt - April (cancelled)

Each year, rain or shine, the City of Tigard celebrates the much-anticipated arrival of spring with an egg hunt for children 0 to 10 years old as well as other family-friendly activities in Cook Park.

Farmers' Market - May through October

Tigard boasts two Farmers Markets. Many vendors participate and bring the fruits of the surrounding agricultural land including flowers, fresh fruit, vegetables and local honey.  
 
LINK: Farmers Market
 

Festival of Balloons - June (CANCELLED)

Festival of Balloons
June 26-28, 2020Balloons

Cook Park (located near Durham & 92nd in Tigard)

The annual Festival of Balloons in Cook Park is a summer tradition. Dozens of balloons take flight in the early morning skies (weather permitting), while several events and activities provide fun for the entire family. Carnival rides, a 5K run, a car show and beer garden are among the festivities each year.  Visit www.tigardballoon.org for details.
 

Middle of Millen Drive Parade - July (CANCELLED)

Organized by residents and enjoyed by all residents, this home-grown parade always begins at 4 p.m. on the 4th of July. The starting point is 9255 SW Millen Drive near Tigard High School and the entrance to Cook Park. Visit MOMDIDP Facebook for details.

Middle of Millen Drive Parade

4th of July Celebration @ Tigard High - JULY (Cancelled)

This event has been cancelled by the organizer for 2020.

A family event typically held at the Tigard High School featuring fireworks, live music, kids’ games, police and fire vehicles and a concession stand offering light snacks for sale. No pets, barbeques, alcohol, personal fireworks or smoking allowed on school grounds. As part of the 4th of July festivities, the Tualatin Valley Community Band typicallly performs before the fireworks.

Tigard Historical Association Ice Cream Social - July (Cancelled)

Location:  John Tigard House Museum at Canterbury Lane and 103rd Avenue.

Participants can enjoy ice cream while viewing historical collections, music and games from a time gone by.
 
LINK: Tigard Historical Association
 

National Night Out - August (On Hold)

Each August, neighbors across Tigard gather to give crime “a going-away party” as part of National Night Out, a nationwide crime and drug prevention event. Neighborhoods who pre-register their celebration (ex: block party, cookout or dessert potluck) with the Tigard Police Department get a visit (in a good way!) from police and fire personnel.
 
LINK: Tigard Police National Night Out
 

Movies in the Park - August (Cancelled)

Kick back and relax with Tigard Parks & Rec. Enjoy classic or newly released movies on our 20-ft screen while spending time outside with your friends and families. Movie locations include Cook Park, Summerlake Park, Dirksen Nature Park, and Metzger Park.

Link: www.tigard-or.gov/recreation

Downtown Tigard Street Fair - September (Cancelled)

This annual event typically takes place in September on Main Street. Downtown merchants, sponsors and vendors come together for an event that includes musical performances, fresh food, arts & crafts vendors, kid and adult activities and more. Find plenty of parking on Main & Burnham Streets and in nearby public lots.

LINK: Explore Downtown Tigard
 

Apple Harvest @ John Tigard House - September (On Hold)

In September of each year, the Tigard Historical Association hosts an old-fashioned apple harvest at the John Tigard House. This three-room Carpenter Gothic Victorian building was constructed in 1880 and thanks to Tigard Historical Association efforts, was restored and recognized by the National Register of Historic Places. It’s located at the corner of Canterbury Lane and 103rd Avenue.
  
LINK: Tigard Historical Association
 

Main Street Trick or Treat - October (On Hold)

Tigard kids and parents have a safe and fun Halloween on Main Street in Tigard.  The event is planned through a partnership of the Tigard Chamber of Commerce, the Tigard Central Business District Association and participating downtown merchants.

Event page:  https://exploredowntowntigard.com/events/trick-or-treat-main-street/

Potso Dog Park Halloween Costume Contest - October (on Hold)

Organized by the Tigard Dog Park Committee, this annual event is held at Potso Dog Park (7930 SW Hunziker St.) on the Saturday closest to Halloween in October. Dog lovers and their canine companions dress up in costume and compete for prizes and laughs in front of a celebrity panel of judges.

Event Details: http://www.tigard-or.gov/community/dogparks.php

Downtown Tree Lighting - December (On Hold)

The holiday season kicks off on the first Friday evening in December with the Holiday Tree Lighting. Head to Liberty Park, located on Main Street near the intersection of Pacific Highway, across from the McDonalds restaurant. Festivities include Santa’s arrival on a fire truck, musical performances, cocoa and cookies and more!

Victorian Christmas Celebration - December (On Hold)

Victorian Christmas Celebration
Hosted by the Tigard Historical Association
John Tigard House, 103rd and Canterbury Lane

The 1880 Tigard House will be dressed up for a party and Santa will be there too! Grab a cookie and make adorable sock snowmen to take home. As always, admission is free but donations are gratefully accepted.

Detailswww.tigardhistorical.org

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