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Parade Route and Parade Day Information

The parade is approximately 1.10 miles, is flat and easily traveled. The parade will begin at 10th and Main Street and continue down Main Street behind the Oregon City Shopping Center into Clackamette Park. All stuffed animals will be collected at the Park on the Main Stage. The Parade begins at 10th and Main Street and winds down Main Street and into Clackamette Park, where it begins the festivities at the
Pioneer Family Festival.

Teddy bear collection will take place at the Main Stage inside Clackamette Park. The entire parade will enter Clackamette Park through the Main Gate, past the Skate Park going straight towards the Carnival and Boat Ramp Area. When the parade passes the restrooms it will take a left through the park road where the yellow stanchions are normally.  The Parade will go behind the last row of vendors along the Clackamas River side of the park, heading west through the vendor parking area. The Parade will continue to the end of the Vendors and take a left through the white gate. This will take the parade past the front of the stage area where Teddy Bear will be collected. Parade will then disband in the grass beyond the petting zoo and pony rides. There will be Parade Disband signs to designate the area. After the parade disbands, participant vehicles may go through the white gate on the RV Park side and take a left to head back towards the main gate of the Park.

Teddy Bear Parade

Saturday, May 20, 2017


Check-in starts at 9:00 a.m.

Parade begins at 10:30 a.m. SHARP! 

Staging Map and Check-in Procedure:


Please see parking instructions for more information on parking and dropping off parade participants. Check-In Procedure:




  • Please have your group plan to meet you at your assigned staging area.  A staging manager will be available to direct individuals to your location if they are lost. 
  • Assign ONE representative of your group to check-in at the check-in booth at Liberty Plaza between 8th and 9th on Main Street.   
  • Enjoy the Parade!

Parking and Drop-off: We recommend that participants that are not driving vehicles in the parade park or drop-off participants on the bluff and take the elevator down to the staging area.