Cultural Day

Cultural Day

September 13th

Fun Run/Walk

Join us early on Cultural Day for an optional 5k fun run and walk beginning at 8:00am. We will meet at Salmon Street Springs Park at 7:45, with the Run/Walk beginning at 8 am. For more information visit:

Scheduled Events-Morning

At 11:00am we have 3 different scheduled events for Cultural Day. You will choose your morning event on Monday at the registration table in the Smith Memorial Student Union.

Willamette Jet Boat Excursion

  • Boarding starts at 10:45am and leaves at 11am for a one hour tour
  • up to 49 people
  • $25 per person (cash only)
  • You will need to sign a liability waiver at the Jet Boat Excursion (those that sign up will get a link to sign the waiver)

  • Secrets of Portlandia

  • Free Tour at 11:00 am
  • Meet in front of Pioneer Courthouse (700 SW 6th Ave, Portland, OR 97204.)
  • No reservation necessary! Just show up!

  • Powells Book Store

  • Free tour at 11:00 am
  • Will be led by Annie
  • Meet at the Green Room information desk inside the bookstore.

  • Scheduled Event-Afternoon

    Japanese Gardens

  • Tours available at 2:00, 3:00 and 4:00 p.m.
  • All tours sponsored by ByWater Solutions
  • Please sign up for a time slot on Monday at registration table

  • Transportation is on your own. Additional information here:

    Other options to explore on your own

    Oregon Nikkei Legacy Center

    Portland Art Museum

    Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust

    Oregon Historical Society