Rose Festival Fleet Week Is Here

PORTLAND, Ore. — The Portland Rose Festival’s Fleet Week is underway on the downtown waterfront for the first time in three years.

The first ships arrived Wednesday and more will come in on Thursday afternoon.  There will be bridge lifts on the Broadway, Steel and Burnside bridges between about 3-5pm.

Tours of the ships from the U.S. Navy, Coast Guard, Army Corps of Engineers and the Royal Canadian Navy are free.  The U.S. Navy requires the COVID-19 vaccine.  You need to bring ID and must wear closed-toe shoes.

Some ships will leave on Sunday and the rest on Monday morning.

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