• About Celebrate Milwaukie

    Celebrate Milwaukie, Inc. (CMI) is a community nonprofit organization established in 1999 for the purpose of supporting and promoting activities by and for the Milwaukie community.  In its first decade, CMI’s focus was on establishing the Milwaukie Farmers Market.  In its second decade, CMI has expanded its scope to support and sponsor a broader range […]

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  • Get Involved!

    There are countless ways to get involved in the Milwaukie community from volunteering to help with an event to attending a neighborhood clean-up there are lots of ways that anyone can get involved. A great first step in attending your neighborhood association meeting…. Get involved with your neighborhood association -if you don’t know which neighborhood you live […]

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  • Farmers Market

    With nearly 80 area vendors participating, the Milwaukie Farmer Market has quickly become a favorite farmers market in the Portland area. The market is open May through October from 9:30am-2pm. Having increased more than tenfold from the original seven vendors when it began in 1999, the Milwaukie Farmers Market has been CMI’s keystone project since the […]

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Call for Contributions to Support Vietnam War Memorial in Scott Park

On Veterans Day, Saturday, November 11th, the City of Milwaukie in conjunction with American Legion Post 180 and the Daughters of the American Revolution will be dedicating a new black granite monument recognizing those residents of Clackamas County who were killed in the Vietnam War.  This is the capstone event of the three-year partnership to […]

Support Milwaukie Causes in your Year-End Giving!

Are you looking to make some charitable contributions before the year ends?  We’ve compiled the following list of Milwaukie-based nonprofit organizations, or non-profits which do much of their good works in Milwaukie, and which can provide you with a tax receipt for your contribution.  Many organizations are also looking for non-cash donations of various kinds, […]


This Christmas Ships Are Coming — Six Times This December!

Every year, Milwaukie hosts a Winter Solstice community gathering to watch the Christmas Ships Parade.  For 2018, that will be on Saturday, December 15th — watch for details on the City of Milwaukie website in December. But the ships actually come to Milwaukie SIX TIMES every December, and each is a great opportunity to bring your friends […]

2018 Downtown Holiday Decorating Contest

••••••• Again this year, the CMI Board would like to encourage downtown businesses to decorate for the holidays with a little friendly competition! Let’s make downtown Milwaukie a holiday season destination!   The rules are simple — no application required, just decorate the exterior of your building before 5pm on Friday, November 30th, 2018 to be considered. […]

Donate to Celebrate Milwaukie

Every little bit helps! Your tax-deductible contribution will help us continue to provide support for community events in Milwaukie!