august, 2017

wed02aug9:00 am10:45 amPeter Courtney Minto Island Bridge Celebration9:00 am - 10:45 am


Event Details

Join the fun as the community celebrates Salem’s newest downtown attraction.

The Wed, Aug. 2 celebration begins with a community parade that starts in Wallace Marine Park at 9 am The parade route crosses the Union Street Railroad Bridge and continues through Riverfront Park.  The parade will be led by the Willamette Humane Society Rescue Dog contest winner and include a bagpiper, honor guard, government and community leaders, and community groups. The community parade will end at the Riverfront Park Amphitheater.

At 9:30 am, a formal dedication ceremony in Riverfront Park Amphitheater will feature presentations by Mayor Chuck Bennett, Senator Peter Courtney, and Friends of Two Bridges. A ribbon cutting at the Bridge will follow to complete the ceremony.


(Wednesday) 9:00 am - 10:45 am


Free Admission