Celebration Our 25th Anniversary! July 4th - 8th 2012

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Thank you 2014 Blues Fest attendees!

Thank you, Blues Fans, for Helping Us Surpass Our $1 Million Goal! 

Thank you, Blues Fans at the 27th annual Safeway Waterfront Blues Festival, presented by First Tech Federal Credit Union!

Thanks to your spectacular support over the 4-day festival, we raised $1,114,004 for Oregon Food Bank's mission to fight hunger and its root causes throughout Oregon and Clark County, Wash.

We couldn't have surpassed our $1 million goal without the help of our event sponsors, hundreds of volunteers, artists, vendors, partners, board, staff and thousands of blues fans!



NEW! Online Blues Fest Swag

Blues T-Shirt

You can still get 2014 Waterfront Blues Fest T-shirts!

Order your 2014 t-shirts now on our new online store.

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Oregon Food Bank's Hallmark Event

Oregon Food Bank

Oregon Food Bank has produced the Waterfront Blues Festival since 1988 to raise necessary funds and awareness for fighting hunger in Oregon and Southwest Washington.  This Portland hallmark event has become a treasured tradition for locals and visitors alike. 

The Waterfront Blues Festival is Oregon Food Bank’s gift to the community -- thanks to our sponsors and the contributions of more than 2,000 volunteers each year -- in return for your support to fight hunger.  With your dedication to this sensational event and our ever-important cause, we are able to help the 1 in 5 families who face hunger on a monthly basis.

The 2013 Safeway Waterfront Blues Festival, presented by First Tech Federal Credit Union, raised a record-breaking $1,315,000 through donations at the gate as well as purchases of special passes and DME blues cruise tickets, exceeding the festival’s $1 million goal. 

Thank you for supporting Oregon Food Bank!  We look forward to seeing you this July as we all rally to end hunger through this 4-day festival celebrating a Portland Blues tradition.