A detailed schedule of the different festivities available during Multnomah Days 2017, happening Aug. 19-20 in the Village.

CONNECTION FILE PHOTO - The 'Pooch Parade' leads the pack at Multnomah Days, happening the weekend of Aug. 19-20. Pictured is Tony Leonetti's dog, Fanny, who was in the parade a
few years ago.


Pancake Breakfast

8-11 a.m.

As always, the Kiwanis Club will kick off the day with its hearty Pancake Breakfast at the Key Bank parking lot, 3515 S.W. Troy St. Proceeds support the Mt. Hood Kiwanis Camp for children and adults with disabilities.

Kids' Zone

9 a.m.-4 p.m.

The Kids' Zone, which offers youth-oriented activities during the festival, is held at and sponsored by the Multnomah Arts Center, 7688 S.W. Capitol Highway. The area will have lots of crafts, games and demonstrations.

Multnomah Arts Center Arts and Crafts Sale

9 a.m.-4 p.m.

A display of local artisans' work will be on sale on the front lawn of the Multnomah Arts center, 7688 S.W. Capitol Highway, during the normal street vendor hours.

Food Court

9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Attendees can choose from a variety of food and beverage options while enjoying live musical entertainment in the lower parking lot of the Multnomah Arts Center, 7688 S.W. Capitol Highway.

Multnomah Days Parade

Starts at 10 a.m.

The massive 10-block Multnomah Days Parade is the jewel of the festivities. It will feature a veritable stew of local charm, from marching bands to local schools and organizations, classic cars and the ever-popular "Pooch Parade."

The parade starts at the bridge over Southwest 37th Street and runs up Southwest Capitol Highway through the Multnomah Village commercial district.

Those who march in the parade do not have to pay for a spot; instead, organizers ask for a donation of funds or nonperishable food for the Neighborhood House Emergency Food Box Program upon check-in for the parade. Those interested in marching in the event can email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Adult-friendly activities

- Renner's Grill Beer Garden

9 a.m.-10 p.m.

Renner's Grill will host additional live music and provide beer on tap all day and into the evening. (7819 S.W. Capitol Highway).

- Sip D'Vine Refreshments

Noon-10 p.m.

Sip D'Vine will have a beer and wine garden right next door to Renner's, at 7829 S.W. Capitol Highway.

Community involvement offerings

- Diaper Box Donation

9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Neighborhood House again will seek donations of diapers as part of its diaper bank, which provides reserves for those with infants/toddlers who cannot afford to accommodate a healthy number of changes each day. In addition, the nonprofit will be accepting adult diapers this year for their older clients in need. For more information on donating or the program itself, contact Neighborhood House Development Director Mari Yerger at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

- Annastasia Salon 'Cut-a-thon'

10:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

Stylists from Annastasia Salon will be available directly after the parade at 7741 S.W. Capitol Highway to offer their professional cutting services at a discounted price — a suggested donation of $25 instead of the normal haircut range of $35-$65. In addition, this year the Cut-a-Thon will offer natural nail manicures provided by students (overseen by instructors) for a suggested donation of $10. All proceeds go to Neighborhood House's Emergency Food Box program.

- Lucky Lab 'Doggie Wash'

11 a.m.-3 p.m.

For a suggested donation of $10, volunteers from Lucky Labrador Public House will wash your pup outside their restaurant, 7675 S.W. Capitol Highway, to raise funds for DoveLewis Emergency Animal Hospital in Northwest Portland.

- Police Open House

11 a.m.-3 p.m.

In the vein of National Night Out, Portland Police specialty units will be at the front of the Multnomah Arts Center, 7688 S.W. Capitol Highway, to interact with and engage the public. There'll be free ice cream, too.

Live Music

Two Multnomah Days stages will feature live music starting in the afternoon:


Noon - 4 p.m.

Enjoy live music by local musicians in the shade at Multnomah Arts Center's lower parking lot, 7688 S.W. Capitol Highway.

Talullah's Daddy, an acoustic rock show geared toward kids, will kick off the music at 11 a.m. Singers Lisa James Bennett, Chelsea Sue and Tony Thompson round out the acoustic section of the live music.

Starting at 1:45 p.m., the blues rock-inspired soul band Butterfly Breakdown takes the lower parking lot stage. Then at 2:15 p.m., the electronic rock band Camp Crush takes the stage. Finally, the Blondie tribute band Glass of Hearts will close the show at 3:30 p.m.


Noon - 3 p.m.

Portland Opera's A-La-Cart Mobile production returns this year to the west end of the festival, located near Switch Shoes (7871 S.W. Capitol Highway). Opera fanatics and newbies alike can choose from an array of on-demand arias from a chalkboard menu of selections.


Multnomah Village Vine & Dine Festival

1-6 p.m.

Sip D'Vine's annual celebration of Northwest wines will be held in the Multnomah Arts Center lower parking lot on the day after Multnomah Days. The event features wine tasting from more than 25 wineries and artisan food provided by local vendors. The event opens early for VIP ticket holders ($50-55) at 1 p.m., and then to general admission ticket holders ($30-35) at 3 p.m.

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