The 16th Annual Alberta Street Fair – August 10,2013


The 16th Annual Alberta Street Fair presented by Alberta Eye Care and Healthy Pets NW is Saturday, August 10, 2013. The Alberta Street Fair, features a day of eclectic activities celebrating the diversity and uniqueness that is Only on Alberta…This will be the best Street Fair yet for the young & young at heart!


Calling all kids! Back by popular demand, the Kids Parade will kick off the 16th annual Alberta
Street Fair. Dust off the Halloween costumes, grab your favorite musical instrument and join the fun. Gather at 10:30AM in Alberta Co-op parking lot at NE 15th. The Children’s Parade will start at
11:00 AM and is generously sponsored by Frock Boutique!

The Kids Parade will end at Center Stage near NE 21st Avenue where Curious Garden will again kick
off the kid and family friendly performances at Center Stage, followed by Red Yarn Puppet Band and Mr. Ben!.

Check out the complete line up here.

Kids Corner @NE 18th:
Metro-Parent‘s PDX Kids Calendar is once again hosting the 2013 Kids Corner with sponsor support from Mimosa Studios, Alberta Cooperative Grocery, Heart In Hand Preschool, Grasshopper, Tumbleweed and “I Have a Dream” Oregon.

The kids corner will feature activities all day long. Alberta Street Fair 2013 - Kids Corner brought to you by Metro Parent's PDX Kids Calendar

Olive Rootbeer & Dingo
Get ready for some clowning around as Olive & Dingo perform their amazing act and create some of the best balloon animals you have ever seen.

KC Puppetree

It’s Trashanalia Day and the occupants of Trash Island are celebrating! Join King Neptune as he sings original songs on his canjo (a banjo made of a can) and introduces a slew of trash puppets. Made out of re-used
and recycled items, Charleston Turtle, Scrappy Seagull, and Felix the Hermit Crab learn to recycle, reduce and reuse as they sing, dance and celebrate.

Portland Early Learning Project

Learning Spanish is as easy as uno, dos, tres with PELP.

Red Yarn

Red Yarn is a dynamic children’s performer from Portland, OR. He weaves live music, puppetry and interactive storytelling into engaging shows for family audiences. Red Yarn teaches positive values while reinvigorating American folklore for younger generations.

Tullulah’s Daddy

Sing, dance and play along as Tallulah’s Daddy sings and plays his guitar, bass and cajon. He always brings a bunch of percussion goodies for the kids (and adults) to play too!

Mimosa Studios invites you to paint a ceramic critter! Ten different shapes and sizes including owls, snails, spiders, gnomes, frogs and more! We will provide help and guidance for each child as needed. Everything will then be glazed and fired and in a week the artists can come to the studio to pick up and admire their beautiful art work!

Northwest Nannies
Let Northwest Nannies help you find your style by dressing up your face with face painting.

Heart in Hand Preschool
Heart in Hand Preschool will treat you to a rest oasis with rocking chairs and sheepskins. If that wasn’t
enough, join us for a few crafts like bubble wands, cork boats, and streamers.

12-3 PM
Make reused jelly fish magnets with SCRAP! We’ll be rescuing unwanted plastic caps, Easter eggs and ribbon scraps, and making them into cheerful fridge magnets.

Spielwerk Toys
Make some music with popsicle stick harmonicas.

Woodlawn Swap ‘n Play
Plant your own wildflowers with the help of Woodlawn Swap n’ Play. Your children have the chance to not only plant something, but paint their own pot, then take their creations home and watch them

3-6 PM
Red Yarn

Teaching artist Andy Frugeson of Red Yarn Productions will take the old paper-bag puppet to a whole new level. With paper, fabric, and all sorts of cool recycled materials, kids will create their own crazy critters and will be puppeteering in no time!

KC Puppetree will also be hosting scrap puppet making. Learn how to use household items to make your own unique puppets.

Little Wing will offer a “make-your-own” musical instrument activity, using rice, beans and recycled paper! Children will take home their new instruments, along with a great appreciation for music, creativity and food! We hope to see you there!


Alberta Street Fair needs you! Making the event a success requires over 100 volunteers, can you help? There are many volunteer opportunities, one perfect for you.
Learn more and sign up today!


The Alberta Street Fair will provide 300 vendor spaces between NE 11th & NE 30th Avenues. Alberta Street Fair is a community event focused on local products, artists, crafts and foods.
See who’s coming.


Might be the best line up ever! Look for live music and performances all day at NE 11th (Main Stage), NE
21st (Center Stage) and NE 29th (Acoustic Stage).


The Beer Garden (all ages) and Main Stage (open until 9:30PM) will be serving up some of your favorite local brews. Koi Fusion and Salt and Straw will also be tempting your tastebuds!

Alberta Main Street

The Alberta Street Fair is a free community event held annually on the second Saturday of August. A suggested $2 donation supports building a vibrant and healthy Alberta Street. Donations are accepted at the info booth (1722 NE Alberta Street), the beer garden or make your donation online today!
Make your 2013 Alberta Street Fair Donation

Please consider walking, biking or taking public transportation to The Alberta Street Fair. Extra bike parking lots will be provided.

Thanks to the 2013 Alberta Street Fair Event Sponsors:
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Ali Wilkinson is the Online Editor for PDX Parent, and is one of the founders of PDX Kids Calendar. She loves exploring Portland with her three small children, especially when the explorations lead outdoors, to music or to ice cream. You can read more from Ali at
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