The City of Portland established the Families on Fifth Event Series to provide new, family-friendly events for our community at the City's recently purchased block in the heart of the Leisure and Entertainment District (LED). All Families on Fifth events will be held at the new block on the corner of 5th Ave and Houston St. The events will feature live entertainment, family and pet-friendly activities, and more.
The next Families on Fifth Event is a Crawfish Boil in partnership with Clayton's Meat Market on Friday, April 14. The crawfish plates are $20 per plate (adults and children). to reserve your plate(s), visit activenet.com/FoFCrawfishBoil. This event also features FREE live entertainment with Dwayne Dopsie & the Zydeco Hellraisers, games and other fun for the kids, too! The event will take place at the future Public Space + Park on the corner of 5th & Houston from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
The City of Portland is also hosting a Cinco de Mayo Celebration on Friday, May 5. This event will feature food trucks and FREE live Mariachi music, activities and more. The fun will take place at the future Public Space + Park on the corner of 5th & Houston from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Other events are being planned. Stay tuned for more information!
The City also incorporates educational and public input opportunities into the Families on Fifth events. The future park and public space will transform over the next two years. The City of Portland needs our community members' feedback on what features and amenities wanted in this space! Learn more about the planned designs and provide feedback to help shape this community park.