Starlight Parade takes new route this year

Route change for this year's Starlight Parade

PORTLAND, Ore. – Thousands of people will line the streets of downtown Portland on Saturday night to watch the 2017 Starlight Parade.

The parade begins Saturday, June 3 at 8:30 p.m., and will take a new route this year. View parade map

The parade begins at Northwest Burnside and 9th Avenue ends at Lincoln High School. This year, the parade will turn off Southwest Broadway at Washington Street and go west to 12th Avenue, before turning south to Taylor Street.

Portland’s own Elvis (John Schroeder), an iconic street performer, is the Grand Marshall of the parade.

This year is the 41st rendition of the parade, an annual event during the Rose Festival.

KGW will be streaming the parade live.

Photos: 2016 Starlight Parade

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