No Ivy Day October 28th

We are hosting No Ivy Day at Pier Park on Saturday, October 28th from 9 AM to Noon. Join Friends of Pier Park and Hands On Portland in a regional effort to remove this invasive tree killer.   Use this link to register for No Ivy Day at Pier Park! Register first. You will see this message:“In order to sign… Continue reading No Ivy Day October 28th

Frisbee Friends Pier Park Disc Tournament August 5th

Twenty years ago a group of dedicated disc golfers worked with Portland Parks and Recreation to install a disc golf course in Pier Park. Since then, thanks to the ongoing support of Portland Parks and Recreation, Stumptown Disc Golf, and Friends of Pier Park, the disc golf course has become known among the highest-rated courses… Continue reading Frisbee Friends Pier Park Disc Tournament August 5th

2022 Annual Report

2022 was another good year for Friends of Pier Park. As we recovered from the worst of the COVID pandemic, increasing numbers of visitors started coming back to enjoy the park. Meanwhile, we continued to maintain and strengthen partnerships with several outside organizations that helped us deliver significant progress on some established programs and add… Continue reading 2022 Annual Report

Thank You Pamplin School of Business

On Saturday, March 12th over 60 University of Portland, Pamplin School of Business students did a tremendous job helping to keep Pier Park a special place. Thank you! The amount of work they accomplished; spreading mulch and gravel, pulling Ivy and other invasive species, and collecting trash throughout the park, was impressive.  Now that they’ve… Continue reading Thank You Pamplin School of Business

2021 Annual Report

Year 2 of the Covid pandemic continued to test us all. Nonetheless, in 2021, Friends of Pier Park made great progress for our park and ourneighborhood on a number of fronts. Three Grants! The most significant accomplishments relate to three grants awarded to us, totaling $16,000. Our recently elected Vice Chairperson, Stephanie LaMonica, is primarily… Continue reading 2021 Annual Report