Catching up with fall 2024

It feels like no time has passed since the Pier Park summer concerts. Yet, the seasons move from summer to fall: the trees are changing color from green into shades of yellow and red, the air is cooler, the days shorter, and our season of rain has begun. A walk through Pier Park is a… Continue reading Catching up with fall 2024

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

Missed Takohachi? You can still catch Glitterfox!

The final of our three Last Saturday Summer Concerts is August 26th at 3 pm and will feature a local indie rock band, Glitterfox. Join us to enjoy music under the trees in the Pier Park meadow. Here are two snippets from July’s concert. The first is from Takohachi’s exciting performance and the second feaures… Continue reading Missed Takohachi? You can still catch Glitterfox!

Summer Concert Volunteers Needed

Friends of Pier Park is a small group working hard to host summer concerts. We could use help setting up and taking down the stage before and after the shows and staffing our information table during the concerts. If you can help on either of the remaining two concert days, contact us here by email… Continue reading Summer Concert Volunteers Needed

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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

Pier Park’s Outdoor Pool Summer 2023

Pier Park’s outdoor pool is a neighborhood treasure. While swimmers and sunbathers from across the City and even Columbia County come to enjoy the pool, here in St. Johns we especially appreciate it. After the closure of Columbia Pool, Pier is the only pool on this side of Interstate 5 open to the public. Of… Continue reading Pier Park’s Outdoor Pool Summer 2023