FREE CONCERT at Dawson Park

(located at N Stanton Street and N Williams Avenue)

July 22, 5 – 8pm

Hosted by the Eliot Neighborhood Association

  • MC is the one and only Joe Bean Keller
  • Live jazz music by the Yugen Music Project
  • Family-friendly event including kids activity area provided by Irvington Co-operative Preschool
  • Raffle prizes from the Nike Community Store on MLK
  • Learn about Eliot’s history and tell us your story – Storytelling booth
  • Give your input for a new intersection/street painting
  • Food carts
  • Picnic Box offered by Lottie and Zula’s at 120 NE Russell St, 503-333-6923 to order and bring to the event check out the link here:
  • BBQ by Eliot Neighborhood Association with meat provided by Cason’s Fine Meats
  • Covid Vaccine Clinic offered by REACH of Multnomah County Health Department
  • Variety of vendor booths
  • After Concert at Ex-Novo at 2326 N Flint and a portion of the Eliot IPA beer sales (in brewery or take away in cans) will go to the Eliot Neighborhood Association

This is the first of 4 events this summer/fall. (Other event dates: August 26, September 16, October 7)

Bring your family and friends and enjoy an evening at Dawson Park. Food available for purchase on-site or pack a picnic and snacks, don’t forget a blanket or low lawn chairs.

  • Help support this event – Multiple levels of sponsorship/donation opportunities available
    • Partner – $1000
      • Business logo on all promotional materials and website
      • Priority booth reservation (limited space available)
      • Two dinner vouchers each good for a barbecue dinner (courtesy of Eliot NA)
    • Friend of Dawson Park – $500
      • Business logo on all promotional materials and website
      • Booth reservation (first come first serve)
      • Two dinner vouchers each good for a barbecue dinner (courtesy of Eliot NA)
    • Good Neighbor – $100
      • Business name listed on all promotional materials and website
    • OR donate at ANY other amount
  • Share your talents or services – Vendor booth rental for only $100 or 10% of sales
  • Volunteers needed too!!

For more information about sponsorship, download this letter.

Supported in part by the city of Portland

Thank you to our Sponsors:

Partners: Toyota of Portland and Portland Trailblazers

Friends of Dawson Park: Legacy Health

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Good Neighbors:

Twenty-Six Cafe, Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare, and PICA

Additional Sponsors/Supporters:

Ready to become a sponsor, donate or volunteer? Sign up HERE to fill out the contact form to volunteer or select donation level and pay by PayPal.

Questions? Suggestions? Contact us at

Check back here often to get more details and updated information on this and future events on August 26, September 16, and October 7.

All donations are tax-deductible. We are a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Tax ID 23-7121894