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  1. EUGfun 2019 Guide

    Select the brochure to browse or check out the calendar below. Calendar below includes event updates.

Calendar of Events

  1. August
  2. September
  3. October/November
  4. Ongoing
  5. Eventos en Español

Mayor’s Art Show

Visual Arts Week

Friday, August 2 - Saturday, August 31

Maurie Jacobs Community Room

Presented by City of Eugene Cultural Services

The Mayor’s Art Show is part of a larger celebration of contemporary visual art, artists and the City’s public spaces. It celebrates local artists, art production and champions the visual arts. The Mayor’s Art Show recognizes the accomplishments of artists who are committed to enriching their communities through visual arts. Full details of the event can be found at

We Rise 

Friday, August 23 • 5 - 8 p.m.

Park Blocks

Presented by City of Eugene Cultural Services and The Duck Store 

We Rise is about celebrating our collective power that make us stronger when together. We Rise seeks to empower youth of color through interactive programming, music and council meeting put together by young people in our area. More info

The Adventures of William Shakespeare’s Pericles

Free Shakespeare in the Park

Saturday, August 24 & Sunday, August 25 • 6 - 9 p.m.

Amazon Community Center

Presented by Eugene Rec and Free Shakespeare in the Park

Eugene’s longest running free theater program presents “The Adventures of William Shakespeare’s Pericles.” Bring a picnic, blanket, lawn chairs, family and friends to enjoy this play filled with pirates, villains and romance. 

Willamette River Festival

Saturday, August 24

Alton Baker Park

Presented by City of Eugene, Willamalane, UO Outdoor Program, Willamette Riverkeeper and the American Canoe Association

Get to know your Willamette River and enjoy a celebration of history, culture, ecology and recreation. Learn more about the indigenous cultural history in the Willamette Valley and connect to the river by walking, pedaling or paddling your way around the festival. Enjoy a variety of fun and family friendly interactive games and activities. For more information go to

Sunday Jams

Sunday, August 25 • 3 - 6:30 p.m.

Skinner Butte Park

Presented by City of Eugene Cultural Services

Local DJs will spin fresh wax for the whole family. All-vinyl selections provide the perfect soundtrack for a picnic and a game of hoops. Bring your friends, bring your family and enjoy Sunday fun for all.

Eugene Taiko

Washburne Park Concerts

Sunday, August 25 • 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Washburne Park

Presented by City of Eugene Cultural Services

Come enjoy the community-based Japanese drumming ensemble Eugene Taiko, which brings its drums alive with powerful beats and spellbinding rhythms. Performing modern interpretations of traditional pieces as well as their own compositions, the members of Eugene Taiko bring their energetic enthusiasm to performances.


Tuesday, August 27 • 8 - 10 p.m.

Kesey Square

Presented by EugeneTech and CodeChops with support from the Downtown Program Fund

Local artists, musicians, game developers and makers welcome to the community a larger-than-life electronic PONG tournament using giant controllers, projected on a huge, 20-foot screen. Great fun for the whole family with costumes and activities.

Alonzo Chadwick and Zoulful Muzic

Party on the Plaza

Thursday, August 29 • 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Hult Center Plaza

Presented by Hult Presents

Alonzo Chadwick and Zoulful Muzic is a group of talented and skilled musicians and singers who specialize in various genres of music, including soul, funk, jazz, R&B, neo-soul, blues and gospel.   

Amazon Path

Breakfast at the Bike Bridges

Friday, August 30 • 7 - 9:30 a.m.

Amazon Path (North side of 24th Avenue)

Presented by City of Eugene Transportation Options

Breakfast at the Bike Bridges is designed for commuters, path users, and new riders to grab a quick bite to eat and a cup of coffee while getting a bicycle safety check, learning more about transportation in Eugene, and meeting City staff. This summer series is growing quickly and we are excited to encourage active transportation with local advocacy organizations and local businesses. The theme is Central Eugene in Motion!

Lost or forgot something at a EUGfun event? No problem! If someone turned it in to our staff, we will get it to the Downtown Eugene Public Library as soon as possible after the event. Stop by the information desk to claim your item. They will hold items for up to five (5) business days before donating them to a local charity.

Contact Us

  1. Community Programs Senior Manager
    Colette Ramirez
    Ph: 541-682-6347

    Downtown Programs Manager
    Mindy Linder
    Ph: 541-682-6360

    Production Coordinators
    Ph: 541-682-5542
    Kerry Weeks
    Oliver Neill
    Tara Burke
    Melissa Padron
    Nate Trowbridge

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