The long-anticipated Summer Free For All (SFFA) events will be back this year, revitalized, revamped, and with an amazing series of events by Portland Parks & Recreation (PP&R), the founder of SFFA. The 2022 program will begin with Free Lunch + Play on Tuesday, June 21 at 15 parks in the Portland Public School district area and for other school district sites on Monday, June 27. PP&R’s Free Lunch + Play events will kickstart dozens of amazing outdoor citywide events all summer long.
Summer Free For All (SFFA) is a community-building, annual program consisting of free cultural events and free meals and activities for kids in Portland parks. This year’s program includes 42 events, including Festivals, Movies in the Park, Concerts in the Park, and other special events across the city. The Free Lunch + Play program will again provide free lunches to youth while schools are not in session. PP&R’s Free Lunch + Play is delivered in partnership withPortland Public Schools, Centennial, David Douglas, and Parkrose school districts at 23 parks citywide and seven mobile program sites in East Portland.
Free Lunch + Play: Jun 21, at 15 parks in the Portland Public School district area
PP&R’s Summer Free For All Free Lunch + Play Kickoff event: Tuesday, June 28, Kʰunamokwst Park, 12-1:30 pm
East Portland Summer Arts Festival: July 9-10 at Ventura Park
Pa’lante Dance Party: Jul 16, 5:30-7:30 pm
Taiko, People of the Drum: Jul 23, 4:30-6:30 pm
Original Practice Shakespeare Featuring Twelfth Night: Jul 30, 6-8:30 pm
Washington Park Summer Festival: Aug 5-7 at Washington Park
Prismagic: August 6, 5-6:30 pm
Tonga Day 2022: Aug 20, 12-5 pm
Son Latino Dance Company: Aug 27, 5-7 pm
Plus more movies, concerts, and cultural events throughout the summer