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Mississippi Ave Street Fair
KBOO is a proud co-sponsor of Mississippi Ave's Street Fair
When: July 10th, 2010 10AM-9PM
Portland’s Highest Street Fair Attendance - 30,000+ in 2009
Busiest business day annually on N Mississippi Avenue
Portland’s first carbon neutral street fair
Best Special Event in Oregon 2005
Awarded by the Oregon Downtown Development Association
Presented by: Historic Mississippi Ave Business Association (HMBA) & Boise Neighborhood Association (BNA)
Benefit For: The Boise-Eliot Elementary and Albina Youth Opportunity Schools
Location: N Mississippi Ave - 5 blocks bounded by N Fremont and N Skidmore (closed to vehicular traffic)
The Mississippi Avenue Street Fair is a community-building event that began nine years ago as the Boise-Eliot Multicultural Fair. The street fair celebrates the neighbors, businesses and organizations that make their home in the Mississippi Avenue neighborhood - honoring history and tradition while embracing diversity and sustainability.
Four Stages Of Entertainment: Over two dozen acts performing music, dance, poetry
120 Vendors: A diverse assortment of local market vendors
High Noon Parade: Come one, come all!
Boise-Eliot Kids Corner: Interactive games, dunk tank, kids crafts, bingo, and more
Grandfather’s Rib-Off Competition: Neighborhood “Grandfather” Leonard Smith’s annual contest
The Green Block: Devoted to organizations and vendors involved in sustainable, green industry
MSF Planning Meetings are at Albina Youth Opportunity School (AYOS), 3710 N. Mississippi Ave. (at Beech), from 6:00-7:00pm, on the second Monday each month. Meal provided for hard-working volunteers thanks to Mississippi Ave. restaurants. (meets just before the BNA Community Meeting)
Pick up Street Fair information at Black Wagon, 3964 N. Mississippi Ave, 97227 OR download forms at
OR email Sonie Watson, Fair Manager,