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Esther Short Park

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West Eighth and Columbia streets WA United States
360-993-5222

September 2022

4 Days of Aloha Hawaiian Festival

September 26 @ 6:45 pm
WA United States
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The Craft Beer & Wine Fest

September 26 @ 6:45 pm
WA United States
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September 2021

Walk to End Alzheimer’s SW Washington

September 26, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Esther Short Park, West Eighth and Columbia streets WA United States + Google Map

Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's is the world's largest fundraiser for Alzheimer's care, support and research. This inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to join the fight against the disease. We're moving forward with plans to host Walk to End Alzheimer's in person this fall. The health and safety of our participants, staff and volunteers remain our top priorities as we make decisions about event details…

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October 2021

Sole Support Walk for Parkinson’s

October 2, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Parkinson’s Resources of Oregon is hosting the Sole Support walk in Southwest Washington. This series of walks raises awareness about Parkinson’s and the resources available to patients and families living with this disease. Parkinson’s Resources is an independent nonprofit serving 14,000 households in Oregon and Southwest Washington. Events like Sole Support raise funds for services critical to living well with Parkinson’s. For more information, go to solesupport.org or call 1-800-426-6806. Volunteers are also needed. Find out more at: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0d4daca923a5f8c43-sole1

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Dia de Muertos Celebration in Esther Short Park

October 30, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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free

The community is invited to a Día de Muertos ("Day of the Dead") celebration in Esther Short Park from 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 30, a time to remember and honor our departed loved ones. Día de Muertos is also a celebration of life and a time of healing, especially after these last two difficult years. The evening will feature luminarias or paper lanterns, traditional Mexican dancing with Vancouver Ballet Folklórico, music, catrinas and an altar to the beloved deceased. Día…

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March 2022

Solidarity with Ukraine: A Gathering for Peace

March 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Esther Short Park, West Eighth and Columbia streets WA United States + Google Map
free

On Sunday March 6 at 2 p.m. In solidarity with the people of Ukraine and a Global Day of Action to Stop the War in Ukraine, SW Washington residents are invited to gather in Esther Short Park to express their concern for the suffering of the people of Ukraine in the face of the Russian war on Ukraine. Attendees are encouraged to express their support in whatever way feels most comfortable for them. Some will bring signs and symbols of peace…

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May 2022

Vancouver Heart and Stroke Walk

May 21 @ 7:30 am - 11:30 am
Esther Short Park, West Eighth and Columbia streets WA United States + Google Map
Free

The public is invited to join the 2022 Vancouver Heart and Stroke Walk taking place on May 21. It's never been a better time to find new ways to boost physical and emotional health. Joining the Heart and Stroke Walk is a great way to socially connect and get moving - all while making a great impact in our community and saving lives. Funds raised from the event will go towards saving babies and children who have congenital heart defects,…

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June 2022

“Tacos in the Park” Festival and Fundraiser

June 10 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on June 11, 2022 at 12:00pm

One event on June 12, 2022 at 12:00pm

Esther Short Park, West Eighth and Columbia streets WA United States + Google Map
$20

Tacos in the Park is a food festival and fundraiser to benefit Arc of Southwest Washington. It will be held in Esther Short Park, 605 Esther St. in downtown Vancouver, from June 10 to 12. Hours are 5 to 10 p.m. June 10, noon to 10 p.m. June 11 and noon to 7 p.m. June 12. Tickets, available at tacosinthepark.com, range from $20 to $500 for VIP packages. Attendees can enjoy a plethora of tacos while listening to live music,…

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September 2022

“Tacos in the Park” Festival and Fundraiser

September 26 @ 6:45 pm
WA United States
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“Tacos in the Park” Festival and Fundraiser

September 26 @ 6:45 pm
WA United States
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June 2022

Juneteenth Freedom Celebration

June 17 @ 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Esther Short Park, West Eighth and Columbia streets WA United States + Google Map
free

Enjoy a free event to celebrate Juneteenth with art, multicultural music, food trucks, local vendors and games from 1 to 7 p.m. June 17 in Esther Short Park in downtown Vancouver. Juneteenth is a federal holiday that marks when American soldiers, by order of President Lincoln, went to Texas to free the last African American slaves in June of 1865. It signifies America fulfilling its commitment to liberty. Learn more at www.juneteenthfreedomcelebration.com. Volunteers are needed and will be provided with…

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July 2022

Vancouver Walking Club hosts Independence Day Walk

July 4 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Esther Short Park, West Eighth and Columbia streets WA United States + Google Map
$2

The Vancouver USA Walking Club will host its annual Independence Day walk from 8 a.m. to noon July 4. Choose one of two 5 kilometer loops beginning and ending at Esther Short Park. A $2 donation is requested to cover costs. The East Loop goes through the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site featuring the reconstructed Fort Vancouver and Officer Row, which includes the Marshall House, O.O. Howard House and Grant House. Walkers will also be able to see the historic…

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Vancouver Pride Festival

July 9 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Esther Short Park, West Eighth and Columbia streets WA United States + Google Map
free

Vancouver USA Pride is a local group dedicated to providing educational, scholarship opportunities and support services for LGBTQ families, children, and friends in the greater Clark County area of Washington State. The group organizes the annual Vancouver Pride Festival every year on the second Saturday in July, raises funds for local charities, and offers a yearly scholarship for Clark County residents. This year, the event is from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 9 in Esther Short Park with live…

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Four Days of Aloha Workshops and Cultural Festival

July 21 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 pm
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One event on July 22, 2022 at 8:00am

One event on July 23, 2022 at 9:00am

One event on July 23, 2022 at 7:00am

Esther Short Park, West Eighth and Columbia streets WA United States + Google Map
$8 – $55

Four Days of Aloha is Vancouver's annual festival celebrating Hawaiian and Polynesian culture, organized by the Ke Kukui Foundation. It takes place over four days and includes cultural workshops at Clark College, 1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Vancouver, and concerts and performances at Esther Short Park in downtown Vancouver at 605 Esther St. Registration for the workshops is required. Complete information, workshop registration and tickets to concerts and performances are available at 4daysofaloha.com. Workshops are $50 to $90 and tickets to…

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Four Days of Aloha Workshops and Cultural Festival

July 22 @ 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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One event on July 22, 2022 at 8:00am

One event on July 23, 2022 at 9:00am

One event on July 23, 2022 at 7:00am

Esther Short Park, West Eighth and Columbia streets WA United States + Google Map
$8 – $55

Four Days of Aloha is Vancouver's annual festival celebrating Hawaiian and Polynesian culture, organized by the Ke Kukui Foundation. It takes place over four days and includes cultural workshops at Clark College, 1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Vancouver, and concerts and performances at Esther Short Park in downtown Vancouver at 605 Esther St. Registration for the workshops is required. Complete information, workshop registration and tickets to concerts and performances are available at 4daysofaloha.com. Workshops are $50 to $90 and tickets to…

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Four Days of Aloha Workshops and Cultural Festival

July 23 @ 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on July 22, 2022 at 8:00am

One event on July 23, 2022 at 9:00am

One event on July 23, 2022 at 7:00am

Esther Short Park, West Eighth and Columbia streets WA United States + Google Map
$8 – $55

Four Days of Aloha is Vancouver's annual festival celebrating Hawaiian and Polynesian culture, organized by the Ke Kukui Foundation. It takes place over four days and includes cultural workshops at Clark College, 1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Vancouver, and concerts and performances at Esther Short Park in downtown Vancouver at 605 Esther St. Registration for the workshops is required. Complete information, workshop registration and tickets to concerts and performances are available at 4daysofaloha.com. Workshops are $50 to $90 and tickets to…

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Four Days of Aloha Workshops and Cultural Festival

July 23 @ 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
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One event on July 22, 2022 at 8:00am

One event on July 23, 2022 at 9:00am

One event on July 23, 2022 at 7:00am

Esther Short Park, West Eighth and Columbia streets WA United States + Google Map
$8 – $55

Four Days of Aloha is Vancouver's annual festival celebrating Hawaiian and Polynesian culture, organized by the Ke Kukui Foundation. It takes place over four days and includes cultural workshops at Clark College, 1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Vancouver, and concerts and performances at Esther Short Park in downtown Vancouver at 605 Esther St. Registration for the workshops is required. Complete information, workshop registration and tickets to concerts and performances are available at 4daysofaloha.com. Workshops are $50 to $90 and tickets to…

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The Craft Beer and Wine Fest

July 29 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on July 30, 2022 at 12:00pm

One event on July 31, 2022 at 12:00pm

Esther Short Park, West Eighth and Columbia streets WA United States + Google Map
$27

The Craft Beer and Wine Fest will be back with an in-person event July 29-31 in Esther Short Park, 605 Esther St., Vancouver. Hours are 5 to 10 p.m. July 29, noon to 10 p.m. July 30 and noon to 5 p.m. July 31. Once inside the festival gates, visit Wine Country, Beer Village and Whiskey Town. Enjoy craft brews, wine and spirits from the Northwest plus cocktails, food, artisans and live music. Adult general admission is $27 in advance…

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The Craft Beer and Wine Fest

July 30 @ 12:00 pm - July 31 @ 10:00 pm
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One event on July 30, 2022 at 12:00pm

One event on July 31, 2022 at 12:00pm

Esther Short Park, West Eighth and Columbia streets WA United States + Google Map
$27

The Craft Beer and Wine Fest will be back with an in-person event July 29-31 in Esther Short Park, 605 Esther St., Vancouver. Hours are 5 to 10 p.m. July 29, noon to 10 p.m. July 30 and noon to 5 p.m. July 31. Once inside the festival gates, visit Wine Country, Beer Village and Whiskey Town. Enjoy craft brews, wine and spirits from the Northwest plus cocktails, food, artisans and live music. Adult general admission is $27 in advance…

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The Craft Beer and Wine Fest

July 31 @ 12:00 pm - August 1 @ 5:00 pm
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One event on July 30, 2022 at 12:00pm

One event on July 31, 2022 at 12:00pm

Esther Short Park, West Eighth and Columbia streets WA United States + Google Map
$27

The Craft Beer and Wine Fest will be back with an in-person event July 29-31 in Esther Short Park, 605 Esther St., Vancouver. Hours are 5 to 10 p.m. July 29, noon to 10 p.m. July 30 and noon to 5 p.m. July 31. Once inside the festival gates, visit Wine Country, Beer Village and Whiskey Town. Enjoy craft brews, wine and spirits from the Northwest plus cocktails, food, artisans and live music. Adult general admission is $27 in advance…

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August 2022

Vancouver Summer BrewFest

August 12 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on August 13, 2022 at 12:00pm

Esther Short Park, West Eighth and Columbia streets WA United States + Google Map
$30 – $35

The Washington Beer Commission presents Vancouver Summer BrewFest Aug. 12-13. Hours are 4 to 8 p.m. Friday and noon to 8 p.m. Saturday in Esther Short Park, 605 Esther St., Vancouver. This is a 21-and-over event and attendees must present photo ID. Tickets are $30 in advance online or $35 at the door. Admission includes eight 5-ounce tastes and a souvenir glass. Additional tastes are $2.50 each. Designated driver admission is $5, available at the door only (includes water and soda).…

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Vancouver Summer BrewFest

August 13 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on August 13, 2022 at 12:00pm

Esther Short Park, West Eighth and Columbia streets WA United States + Google Map
$30 – $35

The Washington Beer Commission presents Vancouver Summer BrewFest Aug. 12-13. Hours are 4 to 8 p.m. Friday and noon to 8 p.m. Saturday in Esther Short Park, 605 Esther St., Vancouver. This is a 21-and-over event and attendees must present photo ID. Tickets are $30 in advance online or $35 at the door. Admission includes eight 5-ounce tastes and a souvenir glass. Additional tastes are $2.50 each. Designated driver admission is $5, available at the door only (includes water and soda).…

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Vancouver Wine and Jazz Festival Aug. 26-28

August 26 @ 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on August 27, 2022 at 11:00am

One event on August 28, 2022 at 11:00am

Esther Short Park, West Eighth and Columbia streets WA United States + Google Map
$25 – $90

The Vancouver Wine & Jazz Festival, "Rebirth of the Blues," returns Aug. 26-28 to Esther Short Park. Hours are 3 to 10 p.m. Aug. 26, 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Aug. 27 and 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 28. The festival features 17 bands and a nationally acclaimed lineup of Grammy winners, American Blues Award winners, and up-and-coming musicians. Headline acts include 17-time Grammy nominees The Yellowjackets, 2-time Grammy-winning singer Diane Schuur, Latin jazz percussionist Poncho Sanchez, 2020 American Blues…

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Vancouver Wine and Jazz Festival Aug. 26-28

August 27 @ 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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One event on August 27, 2022 at 11:00am

One event on August 28, 2022 at 11:00am

Esther Short Park, West Eighth and Columbia streets WA United States + Google Map
$25 – $90

The Vancouver Wine & Jazz Festival, "Rebirth of the Blues," returns Aug. 26-28 to Esther Short Park. Hours are 3 to 10 p.m. Aug. 26, 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Aug. 27 and 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 28. The festival features 17 bands and a nationally acclaimed lineup of Grammy winners, American Blues Award winners, and up-and-coming musicians. Headline acts include 17-time Grammy nominees The Yellowjackets, 2-time Grammy-winning singer Diane Schuur, Latin jazz percussionist Poncho Sanchez, 2020 American Blues…

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Vancouver Wine and Jazz Festival Aug. 26-28

August 28 @ 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
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One event on August 27, 2022 at 11:00am

One event on August 28, 2022 at 11:00am

Esther Short Park, West Eighth and Columbia streets WA United States + Google Map
$25 – $90

The Vancouver Wine & Jazz Festival, "Rebirth of the Blues," returns Aug. 26-28 to Esther Short Park. Hours are 3 to 10 p.m. Aug. 26, 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Aug. 27 and 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 28. The festival features 17 bands and a nationally acclaimed lineup of Grammy winners, American Blues Award winners, and up-and-coming musicians. Headline acts include 17-time Grammy nominees The Yellowjackets, 2-time Grammy-winning singer Diane Schuur, Latin jazz percussionist Poncho Sanchez, 2020 American Blues…

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September 2022

Vancouver Peace and Justice Fair

September 10 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Esther Short Park, West Eighth and Columbia streets WA United States + Google Map
free

The Vancouver Peace and Justice Fair showcases local nonprofit agencies, churches and performers from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 10 in Esther Short Park. The event highlights local groups working on causes from hunger and homelessness to BIPOC, climate change and animal welfare. Costumed reenactors depicting Ruth Bader Ginsberg and Harriet Tubman will stroll through the park. Local electric-car owners will be available for chatting about how zero-emission vehicles work for them. Performances can be seen on the main…

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Walk to End Alzheimer’s SW Washington

September 25 @ 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Esther Short Park, West Eighth and Columbia streets WA United States + Google Map

Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's is the world's largest fundraiser for Alzheimer's care, support and research. This inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to join the fight against the disease. While there is no fee to register for Walk, all participants are encouraged to raise critical funds that allow the Alzheimer’s Association to provide 24/7 care and support and advance research toward methods of prevention, treatment…

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