Ready for Jamboree weekend?


July 27, 2022

Scott Swanson

Volunteers with the Oregon Jamboree Sign Crew clean banners Monday morning, July 25, in preparation for this year's festival, which starts Friday.

After a concert-less 2020 and a smaller-than-typical turnout during a pandemic-plagued 2021, the 30th annual Oregon Jamboree, set for July 29-31, returns to business as usual this year, with some added new features to boot.

Jamboree Executive Director Robert Shamek said that last year's event saw about 10,000 people per day, while this year he's hoping for 16,000 to 18,000.

(The weather should be super-cooperative, according to the National Weather Service, which expects average highs in the 90s through the weekend.)

"We're selling tickets like mad right now," he said, adding that both re...

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