Portland’s ‘Peacock Lane’ holiday light show will go car-free on busy nights

Buffered Bike Lane with a bike symbol and arrow pointing forward

More bike visits mean less trouble for the neighborhood.
(Photo: PeacockLane.com)

First, it was the Last Thursday art festival. Then, Old Town’s weekend nightlife district.

Now, Portland’s 90-year-old holiday light tradition is also dealing with crowded streets by going car-free on certain nights.

The catch: It looks as if the car-free nights this December on Peacock Lane, which is one block east of SE Chavez Boulevard between Stark and Belmont, won’t be announced in advance.

That’s the word this month from the Peacock Lane Neighborhood Association:

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