Sept 1-3: Art in the Pearl
Named one of the top 10 Arts and Crafts Festivals in the country, Art In The Pearl showcases music, art, theater and activities for all ages. This Labor Day weekend festival spans the Northwest Portland Park blocks and is completely free!
Sept 2: Tour de Lab
Suit up in your best K9 attire or bring a stuffed pooch to the Lucky Lab’s Tour de Lab in support of DoveLewis! This 15 mile or 42 mile urban bike ride commences at the Lucky Labrador Brewing Company and ends with a costume contest, beers, and hotdogs.
Sept 6: Volunteer Expo
The Standard Volunteer Expo returns to Pioneer Courthouse Square. This event features local nonprofits in the Portland Metro Area that help match volunteers with organizations that fir their skills and interests.
Sept 7: 13th Annual Dancing In The Square Powwow
The Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board and other local Indian organizations invite you to join them for the 2018 American Indian Day Celebration at Pioneer Courthouse Square. Traditional dancers, drummers, musicians and artisans will fill the space for all to enjoy!
Sept 8: AIDS Walk Portland
AIDS WALK PORTLAND is a fun 2.4-mile walk for family, friends and the whole community. Walk to raise awareness & funds for the fight against HIV/AIDS. See site for details and registration.
Sept 8: 2018 Belmont Street Fair
The 2018 Belmont Street Fair is a popular Portland event with live music, entertainment, art, vendors, kids’ activities, food, and beer gardens on SE Belmont Street from 33rd to 39th.
Sept 15: El Grito Festival
Come gather in the Moda Center for the El Grito Festival. This event celebrates the independence of Mexico and other Latin American countries from Spain and features authentic cuisine, Aztec dancers, live mariachi, salsa, cumbia and much more!
Sept 15: Fall Rose Show
Portland Rose Society—founded in 1889, America’s first rose society–will hold its annual fall rose show at the Lloyd Center Mall! Billed as America’s largest and longest-running rose show.
Sept 22-27: Oregon Independent Film Festival
The Oregon Independent Film Festival travels from Eugene to Portland with over 75 films from 14 countries. The festival’s collection of new independent films will be screened by Portland theater audiences and will close with an award after-party!
Sept 22: Museum Day Live!
Nineteen museums all over the state are offering free admission for two people! Visit the website for your free ticket and opportunity to experience art, culture, and history.
Sept 28-30: Oregon International Air Show
Drawing more than 65,000 people each year, The Oregon International Air Show features airplanes up close and in the air! Experience aerobatics, skydivers, a kids’ zone, beer garden, and Friday fireworks at Hillsboro Airport. Don’t miss out on Oregon’s largest aviation event!