Montavilla Street Fair returns, Sunday, July 31
Portland street fairs are returning in 2022, and one of them is Montavilla Street Fair, Sunday, July 31.
"I am thrilled to see the Montavilla Street Fair return after a two-year hiatus," said Katie Meyer, former manager of Montavilla Street Fair, and current co-chair of the Mayor's Events Action Table and chief of staff to Commissioner Mingus Mapps.
"This street fair has always been one of my favorites because it has one of the most invested groups of volunteers of any business district event. People love Montavilla and their neighbors and it really shows. Events like these make the City shine and are so important to keeping Portland vibrant and unique."
Montavilla Street Fair will bring more than 120 local arts, crafts, food and retail vendors along with community organizations, live music and family activities to historic downtown Montavilla, on Southeast Stark Street between 76th and 82nd avenues.
It takes place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, July 31.
In 2019, organizers estimated that 15,000 people attended the Montavilla Street Fair, making it one of the largest street fairs in Portland and the single largest one-day event in East Multnomah County. Organizers expect at least 10,000 to attend this year.
"Montavilla is an amazing community," adds METBA President Neil Mattson. "Our residents and businesses are stepping up in a big way to support the return of community events in 2022. The Montavilla Street Fair would not be possible without the generous support of our sponsors and volunteers."
Music will occur on two stages offering a diverse mix of local Portland music. Music will range from kids-focused Mo Phillips and Tallulah's Daddy on the Plaza Stage, to internationally renowned touring artist Moorea Masa and Friends.
For more: www.metba.org.
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