Beaverton Celebration Parade
61st Annual Beaverton Celebration Parade
Beaverton Honda presents the 61st Annual Beaverton Celebration Parade, a day of festive floats, marching bands, community groups, local businesses and more!
In celebration of the 125th anniversary of the City of Beaverton, the parade theme this year is “Beaverton 125: Looking Back, Stepping Forward”. This year will also feature 125 Grand Marshalls from the community that help make Beaverton the Best of Oregon.
Road Closures and Traffic Updates
The following roads will be closed to through traffic during the Parade on Saturday, September 8, 2018:
- SW Allen Blvd from SW Murray Blvd to SW 130th Ave – closes at 8 am
- SW Erickson Ave from SW Allen Blvd to SW 5th St – closes at 8:15 am
- SW 5th St from SW Erickson Ave to SW Griffith Dr – closes at 8:15 am
- SW Lombard Ave, SW Hall Blvd, SW Watson Ave and SW Main Ave will also be closed at the intersection of SW 5th St. from 8:15 am and 12:30 pm
SW Murray, Hwy 217, and SW Western will be open for Northbound & Southbound traffic.SW Beaverton Hillsdale Hwy & SW Canyon Rd will be open for Eastbound and Westbound traffic.
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.