11 Fun Summer Events Happening in Salem

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people watching a movie screen in Riverfront Park

Movies in the Park is one of many fun event happening in Salem this summer.

​Ever wonder what's going on in Salem? Here is a list of 11 things that are going to bring people to our community this spring and summer. Put on a smile, join the fun and give a warm Salem welcome to visitors on:

  1. Public Works Day, June 20
  2. Make Music Day, June 21 all over town
  3.  2019 USA Softball 18A Fast Pitch Western National Championship, July 24-29, Wallace Marine Park Sports Complex
  4. World Beat Festival over the June 28-30 at Riverfront Park
  5. Cherryfest NW, July 4-7 at Riverfront Park
  6. Independence Day Fireworks, July 4, Riverfront Park
  7. RiverRock concert series, July 10-12 at Riverfront Park
  8. Movies in the Park on Saturday nights in July and August at Riverfront Park
  9. Salem Art Fair and Festival the July 19-21 at Bush Park
  10. Hoopla August 3-4 around the Capitol Building
  11.  Willamette University's "opening days", August 21-29 on campus

Also, be on the lookout for the STRIDE 5K Run/Walk series, Fireworks on July 4 at Riverfront Park, and all the other athletic events and sponsored activities in Salem parks.

Want to see more events happening around Salem? Check out this list of 80 events happening in and around Salem this summer!

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