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Special events in Hillsboro Parks & Recreation encourages community events that add to the local quality and vitality of life while celebrating our diversity and community in Hillsboro. In the City of Hillsboro, you will find many community events throughout the year including our signature event, Celebrate Hillsboro, as well as Winter Village, the only outdoor open-air ice skating rink in the Portland metro area!

Special Event Permits

The Special Event staff can assist you in your process for the Special Event Permit for your event on City of Hillsboro public property. Please email our Special Events Team or call 503-615-3410 or to learn about what you need to do to hold your special event.

Special Events Calendar

Food Truck Fridays and Live Entertainment

Food Truck Fridays, June 7 through August 30, 11:30 am to 1:30 pm on the Ton Hughes Civic Center Plaza. Welcome a variety of food trucks and live entertainment to the Tom Hughes Civic Center Plaza on Fridays this summer for your lunch options! City of Hillsboro Parks & Recreation 

Food Truck Fridays rolls on to Tom Hughes Civic Center Plaza starting June 7 giving foodies even more options in Downtown Hillsboro.

Lunch goers can peruse food truck fare while also listening to beats with free live entertainment from 12 – 1 pm.

Plaza games like mega-sized chess, Jenga, Connect Four, and cornhole will also be out for fun.

The trucks are revved up and ready to serve from 11:30 am – 1:30 pm, June 7 through August 30.

Food Trucks & Entertainment Schedule

Date  Entertainment  Food Trucks
June 7  MC Shoehorn  Gourmet on the Go & Coin Operated Boy
June 14  Caminhos Cruzados  Koi Fusion & Coin Operated Boy
June 21  Pioneer Brass Trombones  Wrap Around Town & Tacontento
June 28  Micah and Me  Gourmet on the Go & Tacontento
July 5  Leapin' Louie  Gourmet on the Go & Koi Fusion 
July 12  Nii Ardey Allotey  Café de Crepe & Koi Fusion
July 19  Amazama Juggling School  Gourmet on the Go & Coin Operated Boy
July 26  Bach to Rock Tanasbourne  Wrap Around Town & Koi Fusion
August 2  Damon Keller (Painted Sky Northstar Dance Company)  Café de Crepe & Koi Fusion
August 9  Opera A la Cart  Café de Crepe & Tacontento
August 16  Joe Kye  Café de Crepe & Tacontento
August 23  Isabel & Matilda Thomas  Café de Crepe & Coin Operated Boy
August 30  Bach to Rock Tanasbourne  Wrap Around Town & Café de Crepe
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