14th Annual Buddhist Festival in the Park
June 3, 2017
11 am to 4:30 pm
Creston Park
SE 43rd and Rhone St, Portland, Oregon

Contact bpfportland@yahoo.com for more information.

Coming years: June 2, 2018; June 1, 2019; June 6, 2020.

Wednesday, July 04, 2012

Thank You



Thanks to all who came to the festival.  The feeling of community continues to inspire many.

Thanks go to the groups and individuals who contributed money to the festival. The amount donated this year gives us a good foundation for next year. (See participating groups for a list.)


Tuesday, June 05, 2012

Debrief Meeting

Sunday, June 24
2 pm
48th and Powell

If you attended the festival and are excited about it and want to get involved for next year's 10th annual Buddhist Festival in the Park, please come to this meeting.  We'll talk about what worked and what ideas we have for the future.


Saturday, June 02, 2012

Buddhist Festival in the Park: Transforming the Heart

              Schedule

  • 11 am: Tabling by participating groups, also throughout the day
  • 12 noon: Bells, Opening Ceremony
  • 12:15: Workshops: 1. Starting a Practicing with Sacred Space; 2. The Ethics of Buddhism, or, What Does it Mean to Be a Buddhist? (see also Children's Pavilion)
  • 1:00 pm: Keynote speaker: Domyo Burk, Bright Way Zen
  • 2:00 pm: Transforming the Heart Ceremony with Blessings for all Beings
  • 3:00 pm: Panel Discussion: Stan Shiigi, Oregon Buddhist Temple; Heidi Enji Hoogstra, Dharma Rain Zen Center, BPF Portland; Sakula Mary Reinard, Portland Friends of the Dhamma; Prajwal Vajracharya, Dance Mandal.
  • 4:00 pm: Free prize drawing
  • Dance Mandal  
Children's Pavilion Schedule

  • 11:00 am to 4:00 pm: Scavenger Hunt and Cooperative Games (coloring, books, and crafts available too)
  • 12:15 pm: Workshop: Chanting and Drumming by Jason Litts
  • 1:00 pm Storytime with craft by Heidi Enji Hoogstra
  • 2:00 pm: Transforming the Heart with Blessings for all Beings
  • 3:00 pm:  Storytime with craft by Ann Shintani Winner 
  • 4:00 pm: Free Prize Drawing and Closing with Dance Mandal

Saturday, March 24, 2012

Monday, January 16, 2012

Festival Planning Meetings

Buddhist Festival Planning

Sunday, May 20
2 pm CANCELLED, not needed

Portland, Oregon