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Mt. Hood Skibowl participates in 2012 Starlight Parade - Float to feature 1/2 mile Dual Alpine Slide

Mt. Hood Skibowl participates in 2012 Starlight Parade - Float to feature 1/2 mile Dual Alpine Slide

Skibowl's Mt Hood Adventure Park to participate in Rose Festival's Starlight Parade It's that time again for the annual Rose Festival's Starlight Parade sponsored by PGE. The Portland General Electric/SOLVE Starlight Parade is fun for the whole family and is one of the Portland Rose Festival's most popular events drawing more than 250,000 spectators to the downtown area. What makes this parade so special is that it takes place at night and all the parade floats are illuminated by lights. This year's parade will boast a wide variety of entries, offering something of interest for every Portlander. From the traditional marching band and flood-lit floats, to glow-in-the-dark umbrellas and hand-built entries of which will include a float by the Mt Hood Adventure Park at Skibowl. \\The float will highlight the top attractions at the Mt Hood Adventure Park which has over 20 attractions providing fun for all ages.  The most popular attraction is Oregon's only 1/2 mile Dual Alpine Slide. Other attractions include a Rapid Riser Reverse Bungee, Scenic Sky Chairs, Zip Lines, Mountain Bike Park, & Indy Go Karts. The park opens in early June as soon as the weather turns nice. For more information about the parks attractions and opening times visit www.skibowl.com/summer. The 2012 Starlight Parade's Grand Marshals are  Bruce and Esther Huffman, the McMinnville couple who became YouTube sensations when \Webcam 101 for Seniors\ went viral, being viewed close to ten million times.  Bring your chairs and blankets, and find a spot along the route to take in the lights, sights and sounds of this years 2012 Rose Festival Starlight parade.  The parade will follow the Starlight Run (which starts at 7:45 p.m.). Parade begins 8:30 p.m. Sat, June 2 and will broadcast live from 9:00 - 11:00 p.m. on local FOX Channel 12. For more information or for route details visit www.rosefestival.org/events/starlightparade or call 503-227-2681. Don't miss out on this event and the opportunity to see the best of Portland's diverse community groups and entries from the surrounding Northwest region.    

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