Join your neighbors and talk to the experts about how to spend less and stay healthy! 

Fix-It Fair
The Fix-It Fairs are free events designed to save you money and connect you to resources. Fix-It Fairs occur seasonally, on three Saturday mornings during the winter (between November and February) from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at various locations around Portland. The first Fix-it Fair of the season is always the Saturday before Thanksgiving.

Saturday, November 19th, 2011
Ron Russell Middle School, 3955 SE 112th Ave, Portland

Saturday, January 21st, 2012
Rosa Parks Elementary School, 8960 N Woolsey Ave, Portland

Saturday, February 25th, 2012
Jefferson High School, 5210 N Kerby Ave, Portland

All Fairs occur from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

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What you’ll find at a Fix-It Fair

Ongoing exhibits and hourly workshops on such topics as:

  • Water and energy savings
  • Safe and healthy home
  • Food and nutrition
  • Neighborhood and community resources
  • Recycling
  • Weatherizing your home
  • Gardening and growing your own food
  • Yard care and composting
  • Transportation


  • Free lead blood testing
  • Free giveaways
  • Hourly door prizes
  • Free professional childcare
  • Free lunch
  • Free minor bike tune-ups and flat tire repair for students and families 

For more information or to receive email notification for future Fairs: 503-823-4309,

Thank you to our Fix-It Fair Sponsors

The 2010-2011 Fix-It Fair season was presented by The City of Portland Bureau of Planning and Sustainability with support from the following sponsors: Energy Trust of Oregon, Pacific Power, Portland Housing Bureau and Portland General Electric.

Thanks to Erin Graff for the tip.