Waterfront Blues Festival returns for its 30th year in Portland!

Blues fans packed Tom McCall Waterfront Park during Fourth of July weekend for the 29th annual Waterfront Blues Festival, a benefit for the Oregon Food Bank. (Photo by Tristan Fortsch)

Grab your sunscreen, straw hat and dancing shoes! The 30th Annual Waterfront Blues Festival kicks off on Friday, June 30th at Tom McCall Waterfront Park.

The festival serves as one of the biggest fundraisers for the Oregon Food Bank. Last year, attendees raised more than $1 million for the non-profit.

KATU's Wesleigh Ogle is talking with a spokesperson for the Oregon Food Bank #LiveOnK2 This Morning to learn more about the festival and its impact on our community.


Friday, June 30 - Tuesday, July 4

Noon to 10 p.m., gates open at 11:00 a.m.


Tom McCall Waterfront Park, just to the north and south of the Hawthorne Bridge on the west bank of the Willamette River.


$10 and up


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