You Won’t Want To Miss This Epic River Float Festival In Oregon This Summer

Floating down a river in an inner tube is a classic summer activity here in Oregon. Every summer, people in Portland take that tradition one step further by taking part in The Big Float, unique festival that draws thousands of people (along with their most fabulous flotation devices) to the Willamette River. Grab an inner tube and take part in this one of a kind floating parade in Portland:

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The festivities begin at 11am and run until 7pm. Presale tickets cost $5, and regular tickets cost $10. Find out more on their website.

Love to float? Check out our list of awesome places to take a lazy river float in Oregon.