Festival Info

Find out everything you need to know about the festival!

Festival dates and hours

festival image

The 2016 Safeway Waterfront Blues Festival will be Friday, July 1, through Monday, July 4, 2016. We hope to see you there Noon to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and Noon to 9 p.m. on Sunday and Monday. 
Learn more. 


Free Mobile App

Mobile App

Download the FREE Blues Fest App to have the daily schedule, artist bios and festival map at your fingertips! 
Learn more.



QuestionsContact Oregon Food Bank at 503-282-0555.

Visitor info

Travel PortlandFind travel information, recommended places to stay and more.
Learn more.

Getting to the festival

MapFind out how to get to the festival, where to park and information about handicapped access.
Learn more.


Festival site map

Where is the Miller Stage? Where are the main entrances? Find your way around the festival with our site map.


Festival Rules

Rule bookWhat to bring? What to leave home? What is available on-site?
Learn more.


LogoThe Waterfront Blues Festival has been bringing the best of the blues to the Northwest since 1987. Read about festival milestones and past lineups.
Learn more.


Blues FoundationThe festival has earned a number of honors and awards over the years.
Learn more.

About OFB

Oregon Food BankThe Safeway Waterfront Blues Festival is produced and run by Oregon Food Bank and is OFB's largest fundraiser to help fight hunger.
Learn more.