Portland’s most visited city park with something for everyone


See What's Happening at the Square


Building Portland's History,
One Piece at a Time

Portland’s vibrant downtown gathering space since 1984

In the heart of downtown Portland, Pioneer Courthouse Square is the urban park at the center of events, community, and all things Portland. Every year, Pioneer Courthouse Square hosts more than 300 events that connect the city and its residents while functioning as the informal gathering space for long-time residents and guests alike. Whatever brings you to, or keeps you in Portland, you’re sure to find your bearings at Pioneer Courthouse Square.

Upcoming Events

Mar 26, 2019 11:00 am - 7:00 pm

National Self-Confidence Day is a holiday that celebrates self-confidence and the positive impact it can have on people. Portland's own Sock It To Me will be on the ground spreading...

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Apr 05, 2019 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Pioneer Courthouse Square celebrates 35 years in downtown with a free community square dance! Join the fun with free cupcakes and don your dancing shoes to “do si do” Friday,...

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Apr 07, 2019 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Gather at the Square with Donate Life Northwest to show support for organ, eye, and tissue donation and transplantation. Ride your bike to the Square to show that “Life is...

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Event Opportunities

Portland, Oregon's home for events, from parades and gatherings to food and beer festivals, and more, Pioneer Courthouse Square can host it all with uniquely Portland flair and complete event support.


Each Year at the Square






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Buy a Brick

Perhaps nothing else embodies the spirit of Portland quite like the bricks at the center of Pioneer Courthouse Square. These iconic bricks symbolize the people and sense of community that make Portland such an extraordinary city, and you can be part of that legacy! By purchasing a custom-engraved brick, you can be part of the city's pulse at the Square, and beyond.


We welcome your visit!

Visiting Pioneer Courthouse Square is an unforgettable Portland experience. Whether you come to attend an event, shop, explore the bricks, or stop for lunch at one of the eclectic food carts, your Portland, Oregon visit starts at Pioneer Courthouse Square.