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Starting at 7:00 am – Pancake Breakfast

Columbia River Gorge Kiwanis Scholarship Pancake Breakfast

7 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at the Springdale Job Corp Center, 31224 E. Historic Columbia River Highway. ( REMEMBER THE ROAD CLOSES AT 10:30 ) All you can eat breakfast including pancakes, ham and eggs. $6 for adults and $3 for children. ( Kids under 5 eat free! ) All proceeds go to scholarships for Corbett High School seniors. ( Springdale Job Corps Center, 1 mile East of Stark St. Bridge. Directions here. ) Sylvia Maly 503-695-2538. This is an independent event run by the Kiwanis Club of the Columbia River Gorge.

Starting at 11:00 am – Parade : “Service: The Heart of our Community”

“Service: The Heart of our Community” Parade

The parade starts with the Car Cruise at 11:00 am and it follows along the two mile route from Springdale to Corbett. The Historic Columbia River Hwy. closes from Stark Street Bridge at 10:30 am. The Corbett Hill road off Hwy 84 (exit 22) closes at 10:30 amb on Thursday July 4th. The roads will re-open at 12:30 pm after the cruise and parade. Select here for forms if you are interested in being part of our parade. Select here for details for the staging area for parade participants.

All bicycles must be registered for the parade with a number to be on our closed highway. Parade participants must stay In middle of highway or they will be dismissed.

Following the Parade – A full Day of Fun!

A full day of activities!

A full line up of music, field games, a talent show, kids arts & crafts tent, the same great elephant ears, inflatables for kids big & small, water slides, laser tag, great vendor booths, a generational queens court and other great entertainment for everyone plus the only fireworks show in East county scheduled for the entire family and it also happens to be the third largest fireworks display in the Portland metro area. Directions here.  Vendors will be open and ready to sell at 11:00 am. |  FunZone for kids and adults: 1:00 – 8:00 pm.

Entry FeeGate Opens at 10 am. Two main gates. Cash or card (no checks).  ATM will be available at front gate and near vendors.  Select here to buy your tickets.

Wristband Ticket Price of $8.00 per entry or purchase online here before the event.
( Infants 3 & under free. ) – FunZone, music, & fireworks are all Included in your wristband ticket price!

Parking is NOT Included – General parking is $5.00.
There will be handicap parking available at the grade school front lot on a first come first served basis.

Starting at 12:15 pm – Entertainment Line Up

Entertainment Line Up

Subject to change.  We have a full line up of live music: 12:15 – 10:30 pm
This year’s lineup includes: Philly’s Phunkestra led by CAPS teacher Chris Phillips, Tango Alpha Tango, spoken word from Scott Poole and Lauren Steele, Countryside Ride, Matthew Lindley, a local talent showcase, McDougall, Craig Bidondo Group (featuring Ollie McClay), Corbett’s own One Eyed Jacks! Select here for our current entertainment schedule of the full day of events!

Starting at 1:00 pm – Fun Zone for All Ages

Fun Zone for All Ages – 1:00 – 8:00 pm

Inflatables are part of the ticket price. We will also have 6 inflatable attractions for family fun, the Monkey Motion Bouncer, inflatable joust, and 12 person laser tag included in your bracelet price too.

2 bouncy houses for young kids
An inflatable obstacle course
Inflatable slides
4 person Monkey Motion Bouncer
65′ long water slide races

For older kids & adults:
Inflatable Jousting
Outdoor laser tag

Starting at 1:15 pm – Under the Fun Fest Tent

Girl Scout Field Games Following Open Ceremony: 1:30 – 3:30 pm

Girl Scout Field Games Start – Three legged races, sack race & egg toss! ( Do you have eggs to donate to the scouts for the egg toss or feed sacks? Call Liz at 503.720.7635 )

13th Annual Maximillian Mole Contest

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Registrations start for the 13th Annual Maximillian Mole Contest at 1:15 pm: (Biggest, Most Caught, Most Unusual, Creative and Natural) Select here to download the registration forms.

Slug Races

Slug Races – bring your own champ! – 1:30 pm
Pie Eating Contest 

3:45 pm: (2 age groups)

Half Beef Raffle

Get your last minute Half Beef Raffle tickets at the Corbett Country Market BBQ Tent for $10.00 each. It’s a chance to win $1,500 dollars worth of fine Kerslake Farms beef cut and wrapped by the Corbett Country Market.Select here to download the registration forms.

Cup Cake Walk

Cup Cake Walk by the Troutdale Girl Scouts – 4 pm to 6 pm:  Try your luck and then if you win you get to frost and put your own sprinkles on it $1.00 for 4 chances!

Fun Fest Jail

Fun Fest Jail: Get your friends and family arrested by the Corbett Leadership Team. It will cost you to get them arrested and cost for them to get out! Its all in good old fashioned fun and it helps the students.

Arts, Crafts & Science Tent

Arts, Crafts & Science Tent Sponsored by PDX Art(S)Cool  – 2 pm – 7 pm:  Art(s)cool PDX will bring it’s unique mix of arts & sciences education enrichment programming to the fun festival this year. They will be offering new and innovative components to the traditional festival arts & craft booth. These projects will be fun for adults and kids of all ages. The crafts booth will utilize both recycled and up-cycled materials. Professional artists and scientists will be on hand to share their experience and skills in additional workshops throughout the day. These educational workshops will focus on the integration of art, music, movement, science and performance into creative projects.

Petting Zoo and Face Painting

Corbett Critters 4-H & Corbett Livestock 4-H Club | Petting Zoo and Face Painting: Meet Harley the miniature horse and his pal the English Lop rabbit, Killer. Chief the Bantam rooster and his pretty little hen, Spongebob will be there to say hi too. You can also meet Squishyfish the Nubian goat and more. At our tent you can learn about the different animals and what 4-H kids do to care for them.  We love lots of questions. We will also be offering face painting for $3 – $7 as a fundraiser for our 4-H club.

At Dusk – Fireworks with Patriotic Music

Fireworks with Patriotic Music at Dusk!

The proceeds from the this years parade fees, front gate, and a percentage of the parking fees will go towards next years fireworks, inflatable FunZone and music. The remainder will be disbursed to local non-profits that benefit the community.  Help our whole volunteer team with your support for this year and years to come. Select here to buy your tickets and find out more.