About This Event
Recognized as one of the world's premier blues festivals and largest celebration of blues, jazz, funk, zydeco, and soul, the Waterfront Blues Festival is a 4-Day celebration spanning the July 4th holiday including a spectacular fireworks display. Attendees flock near and far to enjoy a long weekend filled with amazing performances across four stages surrounded by delicious food and drink, dancing, a kids area, riverboat cruises, after-hours shows and more.
The 2019 Festival hosted 81,000 attendees, presented 80 acts, 125 performances, totaling 6,675 minutes of amazing music.
Willamette Week's 2019 Best of Portland Readers Poll - Best Music Festival and Best Outdoor Event
Sunset Magazine's - Best Places to see 4th of July Fireworks
Oregon Festival and Events Association - Ovation Award for Oregon's Best Festival, Civic Celebration or Community Event
Essential Travel Magazine UK - Listed as one of the top ten festivals in the United States
Outside Magazine - Named one of the best outdoor music festivals
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Past or Current Sponsors and Vendors
GOLD SPONSORS: 10 Barrel Brewing Co., Bud Light, Buick GMC of Beaverton, KOIN 6, Oregonian | OregonLive, & Radio.com
SILVER SPONSORS: Bud Light Seltzer, 10 Barrel Brewing Co. Soft Core Hard Cider, Pacific Northwest Regional Council of Carpenters, Pioneer Waterproofing, PrintWorks, Sunshine Division, & Union Wine Co.
Ice is available for purchase on-site.
Approved Exhibitors will provide a Certificate of Insurance to participate.
Exhibitor’s booth space comes with the following:
Canopy, sidewall, (2) 8ft tables, power & overhead light.
Order additional tables within the ‘Add-Ons’ section of the application.
Power limits are listed within the contract of approved applicants.
Additional power may be arranged at the Exhibitor’s sole expense with the contracted provider, Hollywood Lights, upon giving reasonable prior notice to Waterfront Blues Production.