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Rose City Rollers in Fred Meyer Junior Parade June 5th

Date: Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Location: NE Portland Hollywood District

Start Time: 1:00 PM

Join us in celebrating the vibrant spirit of Portland’s youth at the Fred Meyer Junior Parade! The Rose City Rollers will be participating in this beloved annual event, showcasing our passion for roller derby and community engagement. We invite you to come out and cheer for us as we skate through the Hollywood District, spreading joy and excitement.

About the Parade

Fun reigns at the Fred Meyer Junior Parade. Children from all over Portland participate by dressing in costume, transforming wagons into floats, decorating bikes with colorful flowers, or simply parading with friends and family.

Elementary and middle school marching bands will fill the Hollywood District with song, and dance teams will add swirls of color to the celebration. Whether you’re participating or spectating, the kids of Portland enjoy their moment in the spotlight on Fox 12 Plus live, local television.

Parade Route

The Junior Parade begins at Sandy Blvd and NE 52nd Ave at 1:00 PM. The parade travels down Sandy Blvd, turns north onto NE 40th Ave, then west onto NE Tillamook, and ends at Grant High School. It’s a one-mile route filled with excitement and joy, perfect for families and friends to gather and enjoy the festivities.

Come See Us!

We are thrilled to be a part of this iconic event and can’t wait to see you there! Look for the Rose City Rollers as we skate with pride and bring our unique flair to the parade. Don’t miss this opportunity to support your local roller derby league and enjoy a fun-filled day in the heart of NE Portland.

For more information about the parade, visit the official Rose Festival website. Let’s make this a memorable event together!