15th Annual Buddhist Festival in the Park
June 2, 2018
11 am to 4:30 pm
Colonel Summers Park
SE 17th and Taylor St, Portland, Oregon

Contact bpfportland@yahoo.com for more information.

Coming years: June 1, 2019; June 6, 2020.

Tuesday, June 07, 2011

2011 Photos

Find photos by Jan Van Raay here.

Photos by Prajwal Vajracharya and various photographers using his camera here.

Ellen Kobe with the Oregonian wrote a nice little article about the day: Portland Buddhist Festival Engages Children.

Saturday, June 04, 2011

Sharing the Dharma


Main Pavilion

  • Workshop 12:05 pm: Mindfulness in Daily Life by Peggy Lindquist, Portland Community of Mindful Living, Joyful Refuge Sangha.
Three workshops will be occurring from 12:05 pm to 1:00 pm.  Each is designed to allow people to drop in, so all can attend all three.

Children's Pavilion
  • 11:00 am: Scavenger Hunt with prizes, coloring, and simple craft projects available throughout the day
  • 12:05 pm: Workshop: Chanting with drumming: "Namu Myoho Renge Kyo" offered by Jason Litts of Vancouver Nichiren Sangha
  • 1:00 pm: Storytime with Jody Shintai Dungay, Dharma Rain Zen Center 
  • 2:15 pm: All Beings Blessings Ceremony (includes blessings for people and pets)
  • 3:00 pm: Storytime with Heidi Enji Hoogstra, Dharma Rain Zen Center
  • 3:40 pm: Free prize drawing
  • 4:00 pm: Dance Mandal with Prajwal Vajracharya

Participating Groups

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Planning meetings

Planning meetings are at the Oregon Buddhist Temple.  

Sunday, April 10, 2 pm
Tuesday, April 26, 7 pm (in the annex)
Sunday, May 29, 2 pm

Wednesday, February 02, 2011


You can view expected expenses for the festival here.

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