Explore Troutdale’s art community during the First Friday Art Walk.
On the first Friday of the month this summer, the streets will be filled with vendors, sidewalk dining, live music, family-friendly activities and more.
Here’s more information about the 2023 event.
Troutdale First Friday Art Walk
The Historic Columbia River Highway between Buxton Road and Kibling Street is open to foot traffic only during the Troutdale First Friday Art Walk.
Four galleries along with dozens of vendors will have arts and crafts on display. Peruse handmade jewelry, custom woodworking designs, art prints and paintings, artisan food goods, needlework and quilting products, home and kitchen goods, clothing, and candles. There will be 12 additional businesses showcasing their products and services.
Grab a bite to eat at one of twelve restaurants along the art walk. At Mayor’s Square, listen to live music and partake in family-friendly activities. There will be chalk art, bubbles, giant chessboard, rock climbing, character meet and greet, and prize wheel.
In 2023, the event is held 5-8 p.m. on these dates:
- July 7
- August 4
- September 1
Sasquatch Shuttle will provide free shuttle service to the Gateway to the Gorge Visitor Center near the event from the parking lots at Harvest Christian Church, Kendall Avenue, the Columbia Gorge Outlets, the Troutdale Historical Society Barnyard, Glenn Otto Park and Troutdale Art Center.
Shuttle service runs from 5-8:30 p.m. and arrives every 15-20 minutes.
Street parking is available along with overflow parking at these lots:
- Kendall Avenue (grass temporary lot), SW Kendall at 2nd Ave.
- Harvest Christian Church, 624 SW Halsey St.
- Columbia Gorge Outlets, 450 NW 257th Way
- Troutdale Art Center, 903 E Historic Columbia River Hwy.
The event takes place along the Historic Columbia River Highway between Buxton Road and Kibling Street in Troutdale. For more information, visit City of Troutdale’s website.
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