Fun, Live Music, Vendors & more! East Portland Exposition 2010 Multicultural Share Fair: July 17-18 2010

07/18/2010 - 10:00am
07/18/2010 - 10:00pm
East Portland Exposition, July 17-18 2010 - A two day Multicultural Share Fair community event featuring 65+ exhibitors, lots of entertainment and food, free health testing, and free activities for children and families. Info here!

11 Live Bands,
65+ Vendors,
Great Food,
Free Health testing

Fun For The Entire Family!

The East Portland Exposition (EPO XPO) is a two day community event that will be held at Ed Benedict Community Park, located along SE Powell Boulevard between 100th Avenue and 102nd Avenue (Get Map!) in East Portland on July 17 and 18, 2010. The gates open at 11AM on Saturday and 10:00AM on Sunday. EPO XPO is co-sponsored by all 13 East Portland Neighborhoods. The event will feature numerous exhibitors, lots of entertainment and food, free health testing, and free activities for children and families.

Click here for EPO XPO flyer and events schedule!

Music, Vendors, Great Food & Movies at Dusk

This year, EPO XPO will be partnering with the City of Portland for the very first Sunday Parkways in East Portland — and EPO XPO will be at the heart of it all! Sunday Parkways is great fun for everyone. So come to EPO XPO on Saturday to visit all the great exhibitors, and enjoy some great food and entertainment. Be sure to stay for the movie that evening (and Sunday too!) starting at dusk. Then, on Sunday, come join the festivities for the single best day of the Summer — East Portland style!

Entertainment Schedule

movies in the park
JULY 17 – Transformers
JULY 18 – Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen
movies start at dusk

11:00am The American Indian Movement (AIM) Pow Wow Singers
12:00pm Yapese in America with Pride (YAP) Club
1:15pm Christian Burghardt
2:30pm - 8:30pm Rock Wall & Face Painting
2:45pm Roads Less Traveled
4:15pm Star Witness
5:45pm Jake Payne & Dixie Creek
7:15pm Ben Rice Blues Band

10:00am Banda Rebelde del Pacifico
11:30am Sunflower Chinese Dance Troupe
12:15pm Lee Association Lion & Dragon Dance Team
1:15pm Ronnie Robins
2:45pm Dirty Syncopators
4:15pm Holding Out
5:45pm Merrill
7:15pm Blue Ember

Multicultural Share Fair

A celebration of the incredible and vast diversity of East Portland. It comprises a handful of ‘villages’ that will focus on a particular culture each day. The Share Fair also has a community area where numerous demonstrations and activities will take place. Below is a sampling of Villages and their hosts as well as performances and activities. Check the event Internet site,, for the most current schedule.

Saturday, July 17th
Village #1: Tibetan Village: Northwest Tibetan Cultural Society, 11am to 7pm
Village #2: Latin American Village: Milagro Theater and THE-TREE Institute, 11am to 7pm
Village #3: Haitian Village: Haitian Society for Arts and Culture, 11am to 3pm
Performances and Activities: (all listings are one half hour long unless noted otherwise)
12:00pm American Indian Movement (AIM) Pow Wow Singers
1:00pm Go To Sleep Gecko – Theatrical performance by Play by Play (1 hour)
2:00pm Demonstration by Taoist Tai Chi Society
3:00pm Ikebana demonstration by Ikebana International

Sunday, July 18th
Village #1: Russian Village: Russian Oregon Social Services, 10am to 7pm
Village #2: Latin American Village: THE-TREE Institute and El Programa Hispano, 10am to 7:00pm
Performances and Activities: (all listings are one half hour long)
12:00pm Sunflower Dance Troupe
1:00pm Lion and Dragon Dancers
2:00pm Qi Gong Teaching
3:00pm Mexican Folk dancers
3:45pm Diversity Forum Theater performance (by THE-TREE Institute)
4:30pm PURE (dance w/ roots in several different cultures)

The Multicultural Share Fair has been made possible through the organizing and planning efforts of Northwest Housing Alternatives.

Kid Central

  • All Activities are FREE
  • Inflatable Water Slide
  • Bouncers
  • Rock Wall
  • Face Painting
  • Inflatables are available from gate opening until 7:00pm
  • Face Painting & Rock Wall Saturday – 2:30pm - 8:30pm
  • Face Painting & Rock Wall Sunday – 10:00am - 4:00pm