National Plug In Day
Plug-in electric vehicles are here!
Join us for a celebration near you.
National Plug In Day is Sunday, September 23, 2012

Starting September 22 2012, 11:00 AM
Ending September 23 2012, 04:00 PM

Portland, OR - National Plug in Day

In Portland, the National Plug In Day event will be a two-day event on Saturday the 22nd and Sunday the 23rd from 11am-4pm.

Saturday will coincide with the adjcent farmer's market and feature EV-related exhibitor booths, a vehicle display, and EV ride-and-drives in the Nissan Leaf, Mitsubishi iMiev, and Chevy Volt provided by Alan Webb Auto Group.

Sunday will be a party for EV owners, with cake, ice-cream, and an EV-themed Piñata.

The event will be on Electric Avenue, a street dedicated exclusively to EV charging, located on the campus of Portland State University in downtown Portland.

We are still soliciting exhibitors and sponsors; for inquiries use the “email the host” link above. Confirmed exhibitors and sponsors include:

  • Clipper Creek
  • Classique Floors
  • Portland General Electric
  • EVO2GOsolarV2X
  • EV Roadmap
  • Getaround
  • Sunlight Solar
  • Oregon CUB
  • Arcimoto
  • Further details are still being planned, so check back frequently for details, or RSVP to be notified when updates are available.

    National Plug In Day is the nation’s largest grassroots EV event. Over 50 cities will participate with EV celebrations: ride-and-drives, awards, city proclamations, charging infrastructure spotlights, press conferences, community and business leader presentations, informational tables, and more.

    Event Location

    Electric Avenue
    1699 SW Broadway
    Portland, OR 97201


    Electric Avenue is located on SW Montgomery Street, between Broadway and SW Sixth Avenue. However, many mapping systems (such as Google Maps) are unable to properly locate Montgomery Street, so for GPS directions enter: 1699 SW Broadway Portland, Oregon 97201

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