Alright party people! Time to grab your friends and flashback to the era of crimped hair, members only jackets, parachute pants and all the neon gear you could ask for the Crystal '80s Block Party. Take a walk down SW Stark Street and enjoy live music all day, gather in the beer garden for some tasty beverages and fill up on BBQ street fare.
Enjoy wine tastings in the early afternoon and boozy sno-cones all day! Party hard in your best-dressed totally tubular '80s gear and compete for the chance to win an overnight stay at the Crystal Hotel!
Event is FREE, all ages from 3pm-7pm. Street closure on Stark between SW 12th & 13th. «Just for Fun» Passport Stamp available.
3:00-3:40 pm — MY VOICE MUSIC- A non-profit partnership whose goal is to engage youth in music to promote self-esteem, social skills and emotional expression. These kids can really rip!!!
4-5:30pm –MY SIAMESE TWIN- Portland based band that plays songs by your favorite alternative bands of the '80s. Smiths/Morrissey, The Cure, New Order, Echo & the Bunnymen, The Cult, The Church, Psychedelic Furs, REM, and many more!
5:45-7pm- GLASS OF HEARTS- Giving Portland a taste of the New Wave era’s premier female-fronted powerhouse, Glass of Hearts delivers all the punk, disco and rap packed with every ounce of energy one show can handle.
7-10:30pm-80’s VIDEO DANCE ATTACK- For the past 10 years, 80s Video Dance Attack has rocked Portland every Friday night at McMenamins Crystal Ballroom or Lola's Room and kept the fires of MTV's golden era burning. Classic music videos projected on giant screens complemented by a thumping sound system and light show, this dance extravaganza is sure to get the blood pumping! For one night only, Video did not kill the Radio Star!