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Carfree Peacock Lane dates announced

Posted by on November 28th, 2011 at 10:11 am

A great carfree holiday tradition continues this year. See the info and times/dates of the Peacock Lane light display event below…

Portland’s Peacock Lane Tradition Continues

Residents plan light displays, pedestrian-only nights to accommodate Portlanders of all ages
Portland, OR, October 26, 2011: Continuing a rich tradition of holiday spirit that began in the 1920s, residents of Southeast Portland’s Peacock Lane neighborhood are looking forward to delighting thousands of passersby with their Christmas light displays again this year. Many Portland residents have been coming together to enjoy the lights displays for decades, and residents of Peacock Lane work hard every year to make it a fun tradition for all. Here’s everything you need to know about Peacock Lane this year:

Lighting displays run from December 15th to 31st from 6 pm to 11 pm, and are open to vehicles and pedestrians with a few important exceptions:

Saturday, December 24th: Lights on 6 pm to midnight
Saturday, December 31st: Lights on 6 pm to midnight

If you are planning a field trip for residents of a group home, please be aware that your vehicle will be turned away on pedestrian only nights. Please visit us on another night.

Cocoa Booth
Residents will again be staffing a free cocoa booth on the lane during lighting hours. Donations of cash and canned goods will be accepted at the cocoa booth and donated to charity.
Peacock Lane Online
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  • Chris Daniel November 28, 2011 at 12:12 pm

    Will bicycles be allowed?

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  • Ryno Dan December 8, 2011 at 12:53 pm

    Yes bicycles are allowed.

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  • Ryno Dan December 8, 2011 at 12:54 pm

    Note they doubled the number of car-free days !

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