Fairs and Parades

July 11: MultDems Picnic at Red Sunset Park

MultDems Picnic Thursday July 11, 2019 5:30 - 8pm Red Sunset Park 2403 Red Sunset Drive Gresham, Oregon

Every year, Multnomah Democrats skip the Central Committee meeting for July and instead gather in Red Sunset Park for food and togetherness. Join us!

Thursday, July 11 2019


Red Sunset Park, 2403 NE Red Sunset Drive, Gresham

Join fellow Democrats and elected officials for a potluck barbecue. Feel free to bring a dish to share! Bring your family, friends, and neighbors.

The Park is wheelchair accessible

Bring a potluck dish to serve 10 people. We especially welcome vegan/ vegetarian/ gluten-free/ kosher/ halal items.

Join us in reducing waste: bring re-usable serving utensils and containers.

We will have burgers & dogs (meat & veggie) grilling for you as well as beverages.

To RSVP email: 49leader@multdems.org


  • The picnic will be in the Lakeview and Sunset shelters, which are adjacent and directly next to the parking lot (look for the Multnomah Dems banner)
  • The picnic shelter sites are wheelchair accessible; if you have questions or concerns regarding any personal access & functional needs which you would like addressed in order for you to safely and fully participate in this event, please reach out to 49leader@multdems.org
  • For nearby public transportation options, visit www.trimet.org
  • Need a ride or able to offer one? Click here!

The Greenest Barbecue

This year we are making waste reduction a priority. Join in!

  • Biodegradable forks/knives/spoons will be provided, but you’re encouraged to bring your own re-usable utensils if you have them!
  • The park does have water fountains, so you’re encouraged to bring a reusable water bottle
  • Please bring any home-made dishes in reusable vs. disposable containers
  • If you’re an omnivore, choose to bring a vegetarian or vegan dish, and/or choose to consume the veggie vs. meat options that will be available!

If you are interested in volunteering to help make this event a success, or if you have any questions, please email 49leader@multdems.org

Division-Clinton Street Fair, Saturday July 21st

Division-Clinton Street Fair and Parade, Saturday July 21st, presented by Trailhead Credit Union

Catch the Multnomah Democrats at the Division-Clinton Street Fair, Saturday July 21st!We will have a booth at the fair AND we will march in the parade. Our booth will be at SE 28th Avenue near Division, and we will be there from 10AM until 5PM.

If you wish to march with us, then meet up at 10:15 AM at 41st and Division.

Want to volunteer? Contact Pablo Martos or Sally Joughin to sign up for a 2-hour shift at our booth and/or let us know you will be in the parade.

Join us at Good In The Hood this weekend!

Please join the Multnomah County Democrats and the Black Caucus of the Democratic Party of Oregon for the Good in the Hood Parade on Saturday June the 23rd.

This fun parade starts at Legacy Emanuel Medical Center on the corner of N. Williams and N. Russell Street ​and ends at King School Park. The Line up for PARTICIPANTS begins at Legacy Field, 2 Knott Street, between N. Vancouver and N. Williams. Line-up will begin at 10:00am and the parade will kick off at 11 am (SHARP) and end at 1 pm. (Map) Please consult the parade information sheet here.

Wear your Multnomah County Democrats shirt or other warm weather clothing, comfortable shoes and bring a water bottle and join us in celebrating our community. This is a family friendly event, and we should have lots of fun. We hope to see you soon!

Do you have questions? Please email Rachelle Dixon, ViceChair1@multdems.org
For more information on the parade route and events: www.goodinthehood.org

March for Our Lives Today 10-2

Come out Rain or Shine! We are meeting at the Park Blocks and are looking forward to seeing you there. All across the country, kids are speaking out and standing up, demanding that their lives and safety become a priority and that we end gun violence and mass shootings in our schools today. For more information and let us know you are coming! Click here

Join us at the Belmont Street Fair, Saturday September 9th!

Join the Democratic Party of Multnomah County at the Belmont Street Fair, located on Southeast Belmont Street between 33rd and 39th, this Saturday, September 9th from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. We will have a booth and be talking to the community about what we’re doing and how folks can get involved. If you’d like to volunteer to staff the booth, please contact Carolanne and Sally at 42Leader@MultDems.org.

Join Us for the Multnomah Days Parade, Saturday August 19th

Join us at our booth, or to march in the parade!

Come join us in Multnomah Village at the Multnomah Days Parade! We will be marching in the parade as well as staffing a booth. Please come to our booth to discuss what is important to yourself and to us.

The parade starts at Handy Andy’s, SW Garden Home Road at Capitol Hwy. (map).

See this and other Multnomah County Democrats upcoming events on our Facebook page.

To get more details or sign up please contact Lisa Wolf: Kavanah613@yahoo.com.

Join us at the Alberta Street Fair, Saturday August 12th!

Alberta Street Fair, Saturday August 12th from 11 to 6

Join the Multnomah Democrats at the Alberta Street Fair this Saturday, August 12th from 11 to 6 PM! We’ll be there along with over 300 vendors, three music stages, two beer gardens and thousands of people! More details are available on our event page!

If you’d like to help us talk to our neighbors about the Multnomah County Democrats, then please contact Cynthia Yolland about helping us at our booth!

Thank you to all who joined us at the Community Care Festival!

Kids painting at the Community Care Festival

A heartfelt thank you to all you wonderful people and organizations that filled the Sokhum Tauch Community Center and spilled out on to the IRCO plaza last Saturday for our third annual Community Care Festival!

Between us, this is what Community Care looks like:

You are inspiring! Your dedication and hard work builds and strengthens our East Portland Community and beyond.

Thanks to the East Portland Action Plan (EPAP) for a generous grant, Rosewood Initiative for support, and People-Places-Things for administrative help.

A special shout-out Thank-you to our artists – you provided a great deal of the heart shared at the event: Arabic Dancers and Musicians, Axtec Dancers, Isaac Trimble Native American Flutist, Jim Gion – artdog – Sculptor, Christian Orellana Bauer Poems and Paintings

With gratitude,
Co-chairs 2017 Community Care Festival at IRCO,
Debbie Gordon and Layla Assem

(Community Care Festivals’ mission is to present family-oriented events utilizing arts, food and fun that facilitate intercultural participation and empowerment in building healthy and resilient neighborhoods and communities through information, education, social services, civic engagement and local resources.)

Traditional dancers at the Community Care Festival
Kids painting at the Community Care FestivalVolunteers at the Community Care Festival