Our future depends on yoU

​As a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, the festival’s continued success completely depends on our community’s generous support. Your donation is tax-deductible and helps ensure the festival endures to thrill and inspire.

This is a community-powered event

The Portland Winter Light Festival is free for everyone to attend directly because of donations from attendees like you. The mission of the Portland Winter Light Festival is to build community by bringing light art and technology to inclusive audiences while invigorating Portland in the winter. Your donations help to support our mission.

Clicking the donate button will take you to our secure online giving platform.​

Donation information by mail

If you’d like to donate by check, please make your check out to

“WLB Portland Winter Light Festival” and send to:

PDXWLF c/o Willamette Light Brigade
PO Box 14157
Portland, Oregon 97293

The PDXWLF is a proud activity of the Willamette Light Brigade. Your individual donation is tax deductible as the Willamette Light Brigade is a 501(c)(3) non-profit.

Making a Donation Through a Donor Advised Fund   

Don’t hesitate to contact our Executive Director at [email protected] if you would like to make a gift through your donor-advised fund.

Please get in touch with us at [email protected] if you have any questions about making a gift.

Willamette Light Brigade lights up the Morrison Bridge. Photo by Remaining Light Photography