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Pride Forever: LGBTQ History Tour

 RSVP Here Where: Voodoo Doughnuts (22 SW 3rd Ave) When: August 26th, 10:00am – 12:00pm Price: $10 Join Know Your City, comedian and LGBTQ activist Belinda Carroll, and members of the LGBTQ community on June 25th to celebrate KYC’s inaugural Pride Forever walking tour. Pride Forever examines the compelling stories of LGBTQ history in Portland, from pivotal […]

Food Rights by Bike Tour

RSVP Here Portland, which is often lauded for our local and sustainable food culture, faces a public health crisis stemming from tens of thousands of residents who lack access to the affordable and healthy food options. Redlining by banks and retail outlets, the outmigration of jobs, and food deserts paint a stark reality for food […]

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Jade District Tour

RSVP Here Know Your City and Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon (APANO) proudly partner to offer the third annual walking tour of the Jade District, to coincide with the second annual Jade International Night Market on Saturday, August 27th. This was one of our favorite tours last year and we’re thrilled to offer it […]

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A People’s History of Portland Tour

RSVP Here  A People’s History of Portland” walking tour, highlighting Portland’s immigrant and working class heroes, and celebrating our city’s social activists and movements. Before Portland was known for Portlandia, bikes and brews, the foundations of the city were built by immigrant laborers.This tour tells Portland’s story from the point of view of Chinese people, […]

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PDX 101

RSVP Here  PDX 101 is a downtown walking tour that illustrates the origins of Portland and its journey to the present. While exploring downtown art, parks, buildings, and bridges, we cover the collective history of Portland, from pop culture to marginalized histories, including the thousands of Multnomah people native to the region to the lessons […]

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Hidden History of Albina Tour

RSVP Here The Boise and Eliot neighborhoods in North Portland are rich in diverse history and culture,serving as the historic heart of Portland’s African American community. Over the past few decades, dramatic changes have altered the face of the region, something which can go easily unnoticed to those who don’t know the history. This tour […]

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DIY Portland

                RSVP Here Portland’s economy is more than box stores and corporate chains – local matters a lot to us. DIY Portland is a walking tour that explores the grassroots and sustainable living that contributes to Portland’s local thinking. Along the way, we’ll meet with some of the personalities […]

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A People’s History of Portland Tour

RSVP HERE A People’s History of Portland highlights the roots of Portland’s downtown immigrant and working class communities, and celebrates the ongoing decades of social justice leaders and grassroots movements. Before Portland was known for Portlandia, the foundation of the city was built by immigrant labor.This tour tells Portland’s story from the viewpoint of Chinese […]

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Urban Spaces Tour of the Historic Halprin Sequence

RSVP Here   Renowned landscape architect Lawrence Halprin’s designs reinvented American public space, ushering in a new form of urban ecology with modernist fountains, plazas, and green spaces. The tour begins in Portland’s Auditorium District, where a sequence of four fountains designed by the landscape architect 50 years ago weaves through three city blocks. These beloved public spaces began […]

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PDX 101 Tour

RSVP HERE Where: Voodoo Doughnuts (22 SW 3rd Avenue) Price: $10 Portland 101 is a downtown walking tour that illustrates the origins of Portland and its journey to the present. While exploring downtown art, parks, buildings, and bridges, we cover the collective history of Portland, from pop culture to marginalized histories, including the thousands of […]

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Pride Forever: LGBTQ History Tour

RSVP Here  Join Know Your City, comedian and LGBTQ activist Belinda Carroll, and members of the LGBTQ community on June 25th to celebrate KYC’s inaugural Pride Forever walking tour. Pride Forever examines the compelling stories of LGBTQ history in Portland, from pivotal spaces in which LGBTQ folks built community, to precious moments that galvanized the […]

Food Rights by Bike Tour

RSVP Here Portland, which is often lauded for our local and sustainable food culture, faces a public health crisis stemming from tens of thousands of residents who lack access to the affordable and healthy food options. Redlining by banks and retail outlets, the outmigration of jobs, and food deserts paint a stark reality for food […]

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A People’s History of Portland Tour

RSVP HERE A People’s History of Portland highlights the roots of Portland’s downtown immigrant and working class communities, and celebrates the ongoing decades of social justice leaders and grassroots movements. Before Portland was known for Portlandia, the foundation of the city was built by immigrant labor.This tour tells Portland’s story from the viewpoint of Chinese […]

Untold Stories: A Walk With Know Your City

RSVP Here Untold Stories is Know Your City’s first annual benefit gala. This year, we will bring together over 150 guests for an unforgettable evening, including: hors d’oeuvres, drinks, dessert, performances from local talent, and a paddle raise. Untold Stories is a night to raise essential funds to further Know Your City’s programs of engaging […]