Pioneer Courthouse Square is the place to be for Portland 2016.
The party begins on

March 17th – 6:00pm

March 18th – 8:30pm

March 19th – 8:30pm
March 20th – 3:00pm

Come for the Northwest food and beer. Stay for the free concerts. 

Watch the action.
Meet the athletes.

Welcome the world to Portland!

Medal Ceremonies

Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to witness the medal
in person each night for free!

March 18th – 8:30pm

– Men’s Shot Put
– Women’s Long Jump
– Women’s 60m Hurdles
– Men’s 60m
– Women’s Pentathalon

March 19th – 8:30pm

– Women’s Triple Jump
– Men’s Triple Jump
– Women’s Shot Put
– Men’s High Jump
– Men’s 800m
– Men’s & Women’s 400m
– Women’s 1500m
– Women’s 60m
– Men’s Heptathalon

March 20th – 3:00pm

– Women’s High Jump
– Men’s Long Jump
– Men’s 3000m
– Women’s 800m
– Women’s 3000m
– Men’s 1500m
– Men’s & Women’s 4 x 400m Relay
– Men’s 60m Hurdles

Head to Pioneer Courthouse Square each night after watching all the incredible
action at the Oregon Convention Center.

Emotions will be running high as we roll out the red carpet for the gold, silver and
bronze medalists in each event with the raising of the flags, the playing of the
national anthems, and the presentation of the medals.


Free Concerts

Thursday, March 17th –
Irish Bands – Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with the bands that regularly play at
Kell’s and on other Irish bar circuits.

Friday, March 18th – 
Con Bro Chill – Love life through music as Con Bro Chill entertains you with
their musical/visual mediums.

Saturday, March 19th – 
Medium Troy – Bob your head as Medium Troy hits you with their epic
sounds, fat bass lines and chill melodies.

Sunday, March 20th –



Several different food options will be made
available for purchase from 
Pearl Catering.


Enjoy beer straight out of the Northwest
Maletis Beverage.

Prohibited and Permitted Items List

All individuals and their belongings are subject to search. The following information is subject to change without notice. 

The following ARE PROHIBITED in Pioneer Courthouse Square:

– Outside Alcohol
– Coolers (of any size)
– Large Bags/Purses
– Animals (ADA defined service animals allowed)
– Fireworks
– Firearms (including replica firearms), weapons, knives, ammunition and     explosives
– Knives and other sharp objects
– Metal cans (including aerosol cans)
– Illegal drugs
– Hate material
– Balls, Frisbees, or other athletic equipment
– Laser lights or pointers
– Artificial noisemaking devices (air horns, bells, bullhorns, thundersticks, whistles)
– Sticks (including selfie sticks), poles, tri-pods, mono-pods
– Segways or hover boards
– Drones
– Disorderly conduct or obscenity (see “FAN CODE OF CONDUCT”)

Note: The Local Organizing Committee reserves the right to update or modify this list. Prohibited items and items determined to not be appropriate for entry into Pioneer Courthouse Square will be the responsibility of the spectator and cannot be accepted or checked by IAAF, Pioneer Courthouse Square or any law enforcement agency. Anyone possessing PROHIBITED items will be asked to return them to their cars or dispose of them in a waste receptacle.

The following ARE PERMITTED in Pioneer Courthouse Square:

– Empty reusable plastic water bottles permitted
– Small cameras will be allowed. No cameras with professional lenses will be permitted.
– Banners or signs not exceeding 8.5 by 11 inches in size
– Skateboards or roller skates/blades but must be walked or carried in the square, no skateboarding allowed.

The cooperation, patience and understanding of spectators is greatly appreciated.