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Salmon Celebration

September 24 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Fourth Annual Westmoreland Park Salmon Celebration

PictureRoasting salmon at the 2016 event Photo- JessicaMaurer

The Salmon Celebration at Westmoreland Park is an annual community gathering to welcome the return of salmon to the city of Portland, Oregon. Each fall we come together along the banks of Crystal Springs Creek to celebrate the renewal of salmon runs in the last undammed, unpiped salmon-bearing watershed in the city. 

Where: Westmoreland Park
7530 SE 22nd Ave, Portland, OR 97202

When: Sunday, Sept. 24,
2017, 11:am -4:pm

Cost: FREE

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Mission:
The Salmon Celebration provides environmental education, a Native American cultural experience, and celebrates the return of salmon to Crystal Springs Creek.
Activities and storytelling
Join us annually for Native American cultural sharing alongside opportunities for educational experiences and family friendly fun.  Activity Booths are hosted by representatives from local Tribes, members from our Urban Indian community, community volunteers, and staff from a multitude of local nonprofit, NGO’s, and governmental organizations doing work to protect and improve Salmon health. This event is a unique time for our community to share in Native American cultural traditions in honor of our Salmon relatives seasonal return, while learning in a fun way how to care for our local watershed.

Details

Date:
September 24
Time:
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Venue

Westmoreland City Park
Portland, OR 97202 United States + Google Map