2022 Activities & Schedule

Re-imagine our public spaces! This summer, Arnold and Chintimini parks are the activity hubs that anchor two miles of city streets open for people to walk, bike and play. You’ll find giant games in the parks, bicycle-powered rides, art activities, local food and drink, street installations, dance, music and more.

Schedule: 12 - 4 PM. On Stage. Arnold Park. 12:15 The Little Gym Performance. 12:30 DTW. 1:00 Wild Rose. 2:30 Space Neighbors. Chintimini Park. 12:00 DTW Parade begins. 12:15 Corvallis Swing Dance Society. 1:00 Mexican Charro (Rope Tricks) & Fiesta Mexicana Dancers. 2:30 World Dance Lessons with Tehani.

A parade led by jazz and funk band, DTW, will kick off the event at noon. Meet by the dance stage at the Chintimini Park a few minutes before noon to participate.

The stage line-up at Arnold Park features live music from DTW, Wild Rose, and Space Neighbors. Arrive early for a short gymnastics performance from The Little Gym.

The dance stage at Chintimini Park features swing dancing, a performance by Monica Olvera & the Fiesta Mexicana Dancers with rope tricks from Antonio Huerta (Mexican Charro), and Dance Around the World with Tehani (dance lessons).

What’s happening offstage?

Arnold Park

  • Common Fields Beer Garden
  • Food vendors: The Naked Crepe, Sabor Tamales, Durando Creations Cupcakes
  • Arnold Park Neighborhood Association Booth
  • Braille Cookie Decorating, National Federation of the Blind – Oregon Chapter
  • Bicycle Powered Spin Art
  • Bike Decorating & Tune-ups, First Christian Church Corvallis
  • Bike Generator & Solar Trailer, OSU Sustainability Office
  • Coloring Activity, Renewal by Andersen
  • Energy Trivia & Retrofit the Dollhouse, Electrify Corvallis
  • Giant Jenga & Wellness Coaching, Natural Grocers
  • Gymnastics, The Little Gym
  • Hurling, Willamette Valley Nomads Gaelic Athletic Club
  • Kinetic Teeter Totter, Graand Kinetic Challenge
  • Loteria, Casa Latinos Unidos
  • Rowing Machine & Competition, Orange Theory Fitness
  • Samaritan Health Services Booth
  • Selfie Booth, Corvallis Sustainability Coalition Food Action Team
  • The Velocopter – a bicycle carnival ride

Chintimini Park

  • Beer Garden, Tyee Wine Cellars & Mazama Brewing
  • Food vendors: Terra’s Tastee Treats, Pavilion Catering (Mexican Food), Go Giddy Pops, Wild Yeast Bakery
  • Sidewalk Chalk Art Festival, sponsored by Casa Latinos Unidos & the Benton Community Foundation
  • Affordable Housing Game, Home Share Oregon
  • Archery & Gymnastics, OSU KidSpirit
  • Ask-A-Wrench, Corvallis Bicycle Collective
  • Bean Bag Toss & Treats, Valley View Orthodontics
  • Book Giveaway, SMART Reading
  • Cooling Tent, Benton County Health Department
  • Face Painting, Corvallis Multicultural Literacy Center
  • Food Samples, First Alternative Co-op
  • Giant Tic-tac-toe & Raffle, GoMates Inc.
  • Giant Scrabble
  • Pickle Ball
  • Piñata Making Demo (2 – 3 PM), Casa Latinos Unidos
  • Ping-pong, Corvallis Parks & Rec
  • Potato Sack Racing, St. Mary Catholic Church
  • Rock Painting, High Quality
  • Sick Town Derby Dames
  • Silent Disco, Hazzadus
  • Skateboard Ramps, Benton County Skateboard Alliance

Coolidge Park

  • Animals & Wading Pools, Heartland Humane Society

On the Route

  • Bike Helmet Giveaway, Mid-Valley Bicycle Club
  • C2C Trail Display
  • Hula Hoops & Bubbles, Community Health Centers of Benton & Linn Counties
  • Organ Bike, Orgel Kids USA

Neighborhood Participation

Neighbors along the event route are invited to set up mini-events in their front yards. What ideas will you bring? Here are some of ours:

  • Ping-pong table
  • Charades- circle of chairs, box of ideas in the middle
  • Rock painting station
  • Recipe giveaway
  • Wet sponge bullseye
  • A front yard salon! Braid hair, let people give themselves pedicures, soak their feet
  • Aromatherapy tent
  • Giant bubbles
  • Bike-wash station
  • Sprinkler obstacle course with pool noodles
  • Fortune teller
  • Selfie booth with props/costumes
  • Dog washing station and/or water bowls + waste bags
  • Set up a lounge – chairs, hammocks, rugs, ambiance
  • Clothing swap
  • Music (open mic, jam circle, etc.)
  • Creative shade spaces
  • Lemonade stand

Want to let us know what you’re planning? Fill out our Host an Activity form (optional).

Build community through shared physical activity and fun!

The Flanger is people-powered, vertical-axis, rotating carnival ride. Power is transmitted from one of the bikes to the center drive mechanism by a hydraulic pump-motor circuit. The Flanger was built by Trevor Heald of Marys River Metal Work.

Need ideas? We’re full of them. Contact us.