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July Calendar of Events in Portland

By on Jul 6, 2018 in Local Talk, Portland | 0 comments

July 1 – September 12: Oregon Zoo Summer Concerts www.zooconcerts.com Grab your family and friends for one of the many concerts that the Oregon Zoo will be hosting. Enjoy great music by famous artists, food, and local beer & wine selections.  Artists include Ziggy Marley, Violent Femmes, Indigo Girls, The Roots, Amos Lee, Pink Martini, Billy Idol and many more!   July 4-7: Annual  Waterfront Blues Festival http://www.waterfrontbluesfest.com The Waterfront Blues Festival is the largest celebration of blues, soul, funk, and rhythm & blues west of the Mississippi!  Featuring 150 performances on four stages, vendors, food, riverboat cruises, and more! Bring the family for the festival’s spectacular 4th of July fireworks show!   July 4: Pepsi 4th of July Spectacular http://oakspark.com/4th-of-july.html Head to Oaks Amusement Park for Portland’s favorite 4th of July...

June Calendar of Events in Portland

By on Jun 7, 2018 in Local Talk, Portland | 0 comments

June 1-10: CityFair www.rosefestival.org/waterfront/city-fair This annual event located at Tom McCall Waterfront Park will feature food, beer, carnival rides & games, and RoZone dance parties and concerts.   June 2: Starlight Parade www.rosefestival.org/event/starlight-parade The Starlight Parade continues to be a longtime festival tradition dating back to the early 1900s—originally floats built on electric trolley cars! Today, approximately 100 illuminated floats, bands and participants will wind their way through the 2.25-mile route downtown. This is a twinkling, summer night downtown that you and the family don’t want to miss. FREE   June 6-10: Fleet Week www.rosefestival.org/event/fleet-week Since 1907 ships and submarines from the U.S Navy, U.S. Coast Guard and the Royal Canadian Navy have dropped anchor at the Portland Waterfront to visit the city. Over 100 years...

May Calendar of Events in Portland

By on Apr 25, 2018 in Local Talk, Portland | 0 comments

May 4 – 6: Cinco de Mayo www.cincodemayo.org Enjoy live music and dancing, authentic food, waterfront rides, an artisan village, and fun at the Portland Cinco de Mayo Fiesta located at Tom McCall Waterfront Park!   May 6: Cinco de Mayo Run/Walk http://terrapinevents.com/event/cinco-de-mayo-half-marathon-10k-5k-run-walk-portland/?tab=register The 2018 Cinco de Mayo run/walk features a half marathon, 10K, 5K, and a half miler that starts and ends in the east side industrial area next to OMSI. Awesome awards, prizes, and giveaways!   May 11-12: Northwest Quilters 44th Annual Quilt Show www.northwestquilters.org The Northwest Quilters celebrate the 44th annual “A Festival of Quilts” show. This Portland expo event will feature over 300 quilts on display, vendors, silent auctions, food, and beverages!   May 12: Doggie Dash 2018 www.oregonhumane.org/doggiedash Doggie Dash...

April Calendar of Events in Portland

By on Apr 2, 2018 in Local Talk, Portland | 0 comments

Wooden Shoe Tulip Fest: April 1st – 29th  https://www.woodenshoe.com/events/tulip-fest Stroll through 40 acres of stunning beauty, experience expansive views of vineyards, distant mountains, and a few mud puddles. Fresh flowers, food, and fun for the entire family!   TechfestNW: April 5th – 6th http://techfestnw.com TechfestNW is a technology conference featuring two days of speakers, networking opportunities, competitions, and demonstrations by lead thinkers in the industry. Here is your chance to experience the latest and greatest of technology and innovation that is taking Portland by storm!   Wizard World Portland Comic Con: April 13th – 15th https://wizardworld.com/comiccon/portland The Wizard World Portland Comic Con brings comic books, science fiction, fantasy, film, horror, animation, anime, manga, and card games all to the Oregon Convention Center....

February Calendar of Events

By on Feb 2, 2018 in Local Talk, Portland | 0 comments

Feb 2-3: Portland Seafood & Wine Festival http://pdxseafoodandwinefestival.com/ The 13th annual Portland Seafood & Wine Festival returns to the Oregon Convention Center! This Portland tradition will feature Oregon seafood, Oregon wine & craft beers, sand sculptures, face painting, balloon artists and much more. Bring the family!   Feb 7-11: 2018 Pacific Northwest Sportsmen’s Show https://www.thesportshows.com/shows/pacific-northwest/show-information/ This is the largest sportsmen show west of the Mississippi and one of the most anticipated events for outdoor sportsmen of all ages. Forty-three years strong, this attraction has helped gear outdoor gurus up with the latest and greatest. Browse gear, boats, trailers, and an enormous variety of fishing, camping, hunting, and backpacking equipment. This is a one-of-a-kind, family-friendly experience.   Feb 9-10: Wurfest...