Unipiper named grand marshal of 2019 Oregon Brewers Festival

The Unipiper – the Rose City’s unicycle-riding, bagpipe-playing embodiment of the “Keep Portland Weird” ethos – come this summer will add another feather to his Darth Vader cap: grand marshal of the 2019 Oregon Brewers Festival.

At times known as Portlander Brian Kidd, the Unipiper will lead the midday parade to open the 32nd annual festival on Wednesday, July 24. The two-mile procession, the longest to date for the spirited collection of costumed beer enthusiasts and brewery workers, will travel from Ecliptic Brewing in North Portland across the Broadway Bridge to Tom McCall Waterfront Park.

The festival undergoes a

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