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Are you interested in organizing a street fair, block party, community barbecue, marathon, parade or other event in Portland's streets?
This is where you will find all the information needed to plan and get a permit for your local event.
Block parties are small-scale events that close one to four blocks of a local service residential street for small scale gatherings.
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Community event street closure permits are intended to build a sense of community. Permits are issued to businesses and non-profit organizations. For-profit businesses must have a non-profit affiliated with the event in order to be eligible for a permit.
Permitting street and/or sidewalk events such as runs, walks, marches, parades or bicycles races.
Street Seats is a program of the Portland Bureau of Transportation that allows businesses or non-profit organizations to convert on-street parking into other public uses, such as café seating or a mini-park, also called a parklet.