Special Events

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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!

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 Iris Ringer, Special Events & Outreach Supervisor, or call 503-615-3410 or to learn about what you need to do to hold your special event.



This family-friendly event is designed for everyone to enjoy. SHARC Fest includes a family TRY-athlon and a free safety expo.

Swim 100 yards, Bike 1.9 miles, Run 1/2 mile (or walk, hop, skip, stroll, or push). TRY-athlon is followed by a Completion Barbecue!
10 am - noon

Register online for program #7246

Safety Expo
Safety tips, vendors, prizes and more!
9 am - noon 
No participation in TRY-athlon necessary to attend

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