July First Friday Details


The First Friday Art Walk is returning to downtown Troutdale! Here's as a look at the participating businesses, restaurants and food carts, vendorsmusicians, and kids zone details for the July 1, 2022 event. Many of our local businesses are offering special deals during the event, so be sure to check them out! Special thanks to our event sponsors: AmazonFedExRenewal by AndersenSandy River MarketingWest Columbia Gorge Chamber of Commerce, and Wolcott.

Historic Columbia River Highway closes to vehicular traffic at 3:00 p.m. on the day of the event, so there is limited parking available in downtown Troutdale. However, there are a number of easy options nearby.


Shuttle Service

Sasquatch Shuttle will provide regular FREE shuttle service to the west end of downtown Troutdale from McMenamins Edgefield (at the roundabout in front of the main building) and the parking lot at Harvest Christian Church. The first bus will leave Edgefield at 5:00 p.m. Shuttles should arrive every 15-20 minutes. Guests staying at the Holiday Inn Express or Comfort Inn will be also be able to request a ride by calling 503-491-4000. The shuttle will make it's last run back to Edgefield from downtown Troutdale at 8:30 p.m. 

Ryd will provide regular FREE shuttle service on their 5 passenger electric vehicle between the overflow lots at Glenn Otto Park and Troutdale Art Center, Troutdale Historical Society Barnyard Concert, and the Gateway to the Gorge Visitor Center on the east edge of downtown. Service begins at the Troutdale Art Center at 5:00 p.m. and ends at 8:30 p.m.



A limited number of parking spots are available on the side streets as well as in the lots on Kibling, above Mayors Square and behind the north side of Historic Columbia River Highway. You can also take advantage of multiple overflow parking lots with shuttle service at:

McMenamins Edgefield - 2126 SW Halsey St. (use east entrance off of Halsey)
Harvest Christian Church - 624 SW Halsey St.
Troutdale Art Center - 903 E Historic Columbia River Hwy
Glenn Otto Park - 1102 E Historic Columbia River Hwy

Please note that if you park at Glenn Otto Park, the gates are locked daily at 9:00 p.m. Overnight parking is prohibited.

Temporary accessible parking is available and marked with traffic cones in the lot between Dora and Harlow above the Discovery Blocks building. Enter through the Mayors Square parking lot off Buxton and a staff member will guide you to a space. You must have a disabled parking placard to park in those spaces. 



Public restrooms are available at Glenn Otto Park and two port-a-potties are stationed above Mayors Square next to the bike hub. There is also a single restroom in the Gateway to the Gorge Visitor Center.




ALSO Arts – 305 E. Historic Columbia River Hwy
Artistree NW – 103 W. Historic Columbia River Hwy
Bev Frank Antiques – 387 E. Historic Columbia River Hwy
Celebrate Me Home – 319 E. Historic Columbia River Hwy
Columbia Gorge Salon & Spa – 205 E. Historic Columbia River Hwy
Columbia River Gallery – 303 E. Historic Columbia River Hwy 
Grateful Coffee & Flowers – 111 W. Historic Columbia River Hwy 
Lady Locks Salon and Spa – 167 E. Historic Columbia River Hwy 
Martha’s Curiosity Shop – 110 E. Historic Columbia River Hwy 
My Quilting Loft – 253 E. Historic Columbia River Hwy 
Red Trillium Gallery – 373 E. Historic Columbia River Hwy 
Rosebud Boutique Salon – 277 E. Historic Columbia River Hwy 
Self Indulgence Antiques & Interiors – 345 E. Historic Columbia River Hwy 
Self Indulgence In Bloom – 345 E. Historic Columbia River Hwy
Troutdale Art Center – 903 E. Historic Columbia River Hwy 
Troutdale Barber Chicks – 255 E. Historic Columbia River Hwy
Troutdale Vision Clinic – 226 E. Historic Columbia River Hwy 
Venus Aesthetics – 167 E. Historic Columbia River Hwy 


Food and Drink

Bandits Bar and Grill – 108 E Columbia River Hwy
Celebrate Me Home – 319 E. Historic Columbia River Hwy
Grateful Coffee & Flowers – 111 W. Historic Columbia River Hwy
Kona Ice – Corner of Harlow and Historic Columba River Hwy
Lolo's Boss Pizza – 275 E. Historic Columbia River Hwy
McMenamins Edgefield – 2126 SW Halsey St.
Ristorante Di Pompello – 177 E. Historic Columbia River Hwy
Siam Sushi Restaurant – 165 E. Historic Columbia River Hwy 
Taste of Village Chinese Restaurant – 302 E. Historic Columbia River Hwy
Troutdale Burrito Shop – 202 E. Historic Columbia River Hwy
Troutdale Station Food Carts – 151 SW 257th Dr.
Ye Olde Pub – 202 W. Historic Columbia River Hwy


Kids’ Zone on Dora Ave

Chess for Success – Chess tips and games
Multnomah County Library – Storytime at 5:30 p.m.
Shooting Star Adventures – Crafts, games and giveaways
US World Class Taekwondo – Taekwondo demonstrations; Prize wheel and games 


Live Music

Ten Spiders – Mayors Square, 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Dale E Miller – Columbia River Gallery, 303 E. Historic Columbia River Hwy, 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. 
Gyorgy Brezovay – Corner of Kibling and Columba River Hwy, 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Sunny South Bluegrass Band – THS Barn Museum lawn. 732 E. Columba River Hwy, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.


Special Art Exhibit

The Bridges of the Historic Columbia River Highway – Troutdale Art Center, 903 E. Historic Columbia River Hwy 



71 – Native American artwork and jewelry, pus apparel with Tribal designs
Aloha Lani – Handmade jewelry
Alycias Art – Acrylic, goucher, watercolor painting, fluid art, and pressed flower paintings
AngelEyes Custom Design Tumblers – Handcrafted designs on acrylic and stainless steel tumbler cups
Blackberry Lane Ceramics – Handmade hair and kitchen accessories
Blue's House of Goods – Handmade rice bags that can go in the microwave or freezer
Bows & Bars – Handmade hair and kitchen accessories
Carolyn and Carla's Crafts – Handmade quilts, paintings, jewelry, and live plants
Cascadia Arts Association – Promotion of CAA Events/Community Art Trout
Chuck E. Bloom, Artist – Orginal art, prints, stickers, bookmarks, and magnets
Country Rose Creations – Embroidered tea towels, bags, bowl cozy, pot holders, aprons, and finger puppets
Craete – Abstract paintings done in acrylic on canvas
Crafty Virgo – Reversible aprons and shopping bags. Towel scarves and handmade cards
East Wind Creations – Handmade soaps, lotions, and bath salts, plus photo greeting cards and prints
First Fantasy Books – Fantasy themed books for beginning English readers
Floofy's Jewelry – Jewelry and body care, collectible stones and crystals
Fluid art by Cindy – Pour painting canvas and coasters and wood carving
From the Heart – Crystal and gemstone beaded jewelry and greeting cards
Gates Wood Burning Art – Eclectic array of pyrography (wood burning) art
Go Hound Attire – PJs, coats, bandanas and attire for your sighthound
Hayfield Collective – Custom designed mugs, t-shirts, key chains and magnets
Heaven and Light – Hand-poured, soy wax candles
House of Spain – wide variety of CBD infused teas, gummies, honey, body products, pet products,  and olive oils
Ice Cream Before Bed – Handmade small-batch and one of a kind jewelry
In The Reads – Beaded bookmarks
Jase One Originals – Alcohol and ink abstract paintings and handmade wire-wrapped pendants.
Kandi Prink – Jeweled sunglasses and readers
Killer Tomato Salsa – 16oz. tubs of homemade salsa
Label 22 Jam – Jams, jellies, and preserves made locally in Troutdale
Lila Rae Handmade Market – Handmade jewelry, soaps, candles, and crocheted items.
Little Miss Taylor Customs – Hand painted and drawn canvas, stone beaded bracelets, post cards, and stickers
Mikal' Faye Designs – Necklaces and earrings, plus photo cards and mugs featuring rescue animals
Moon Canyon LLC – Drawings and photographs pressed on mugs, tshirts, stickers and key chains
Morgan Avenue Creations – Art, books, and blankets
Multnomah County Elections – Voter registration and outreach
Natalie Native Art – Native American handmade beaded earrings and custom embroidered goods
NW Momma Bear Customs – Custom stickers, apparel, key chains, and other gift items
NWilderStudios – Wall Hangings, earrings,  and key chains
Oakholt Woodworks – Novelty wood products and commissions
Olive & Shea – Vegan bath & body, cold process soap
One Tree Forge – Hand-forged items: barbecue utensils, home decor, metal artwork
Picasso Moon Designs – Tie-dyed clothing and accessories, plus handmade clip-on fur ears and headbands for babies
Polli Bee Naturals – Small batch, homemade skincare products: face cleanser, mask and serum
Rebecca's Garden – Natural creations, such as cork art, dried wreaths, and wall hangings
Recreating Society – All natural handmade bath soaks, body butter, scrubs,  and specialty oils
Sandy River Jewelry – Handcrafted silver and stone jewelry
Sketchin Lines of Love – Sketching and watercolors from personal photos and remembrances
Sofia Fabrics and Crafts – Organic baby clothes and accessories
Soulmates Ceramics Studio – Drinkware, tableware, planters, hanging decor, vases, luminaries, and more
Sunset Woodshop – Wooden bowls and home items
Surfboard Wall Art – Wall art from old restored surfboards
Taylor Made Cards – Quilled greeting cards for any occasion
Terri's Art – Painted stained glass windows
The Bear Crafter – Blown and fused glass; felt, wool, and pottery ornaments and decorations
The Lamb Boutique Clothing, jewelry, hats, gifts
Tindall's Woodworks – Wood crafts, signs, and custom gifts
Totes by Kelly – Tote bags; partners with a nonprofit that helps victims of sex trafficking begin new lives

This list is subject to change