Beaverton Celebration Parade
The 58 annual Beaverton Celebration Parade presented by Bob Lanphere's Beaverton Honda
is scheduled for Saturday, September 12 at 10 am. Each year the community celebrates what makes Beaverton the Best of Oregon with thousands of parade day goers enjoying a day of festive floats, marching bands, community groups, local businesses and more! This year's parade theme is "Beaverton - My Kinda Town
" submitted by long-time Greenway NAC resident Bill Kroger.
The day starts with the 5 annual 5K Fun Run benefitting the Beaverton Police Activities League. We will also welcome the return of our furry four legged friends during the Pooch Parade followed by the celebration parade.
Enjoy a taste of many cultures later in the evening with the first annual Night Market
presented by the Diversity Advisory Board from 5 to 10 pm at the Beaverton Round.
Finish the Beaverton Celebration weekend with Bike Beaverton
held the next day Sunday, September 13.
Celebration Parade Route Map
5K Fun Run Route Map
Note: The deadline to submit an entry into the parade was August 14. We can no longer accept any more applications due to capacity. Thank you.
Now seeking pooch parade entries!
Deadline Friday, August 28.
Bring your four legged furry friend to walk the parade route. Well behaved dogs only!
Pooch Parade Online Registration
Submit your nomination for Outstanding Volunteer!
Deadline to apply is August 31!
The City of Beaverton is now accepting nominations for Outstanding Volunteer 2015. Any individual who serves in an unpaid, volunteer capacity for the City of Beaverton is eligible. Outstanding volunteers are city residents who have changed or enriched Beaverton through projects, service, creativity and caring. The winner will be honored at the Beaverton Celebration Parade with ride along the parade route in vehicle provided by Sunset Audi and Porsche.
Beaverton’s 2015 Outstanding Volunteer Nomination Form
For information on the Beaverton Celebration 5K Fun Run visit www.BeavertonFunRun.com.
57 annual Beaverton Celebration Parade Highlight Reel
Videographer: Sambaran Chatterjee
For the safety of spectators, parade participants, course marshals and Beaverton Police Officers, the following streets will be closed to through traffic:
- SW Allen Blvd from Murray Blvd to 130th Ave – closes at 8 am.
- SW Erickson Ave from Allen Blvd to Fifth St. – closes at 8:15 am.
- SW Fifth St. from Erickson Ave to Griffith Dr. – closes at 8:15 am.
- SW Lombard Ave, Hall Blvd, Watson Ave and Main Ave will be closed at the intersection of Fifth St. from 8:15 am to 12:30 pm.
- SW Murray Blvd, Western Ave, and Highway 217 will be open for northbound and southbound traffic.
- SW Beaverton Hillsdale Hwy and Canyon Rd. will be open for eastbound and westbound traffic.
All streets re-open immediately following the parade. Vehicles normally parked on the parade route must be moved before 8 am on Saturday, Sept. 12.
History of Beaverton’s Celebration Parade
The Beaverton Celebration Parade began in 1957 and has grown into a community tradition with more than 100 festive entries from marching bands and colorful floats to civic and cultural organizations. Each year, the Service to Beaverton Award winners are honored as celebrity guests in the parade along with local elected officials and the featured grand marshal.
Thank you to our sponsors!