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August Calendar of Events in Portland

By on Aug 1, 2017 in Local Talk, Portland | 0 comments

Aug 1-27: NW Natural Street of Dreams www.streetofdreamspdx.com Come tour Mitchell Park, the site of the 2017 NW Natural Street of Dreams. These five beautifully crafted homes are situated among the matured, natural landscape of a private community. They boast modern aesthetic & innovative features. Enjoy food, wine and beer—entertainment every Tuesday and a chef series every Wednesday. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to experience the elegance and luxury!   Aug 1-18: Flicks on the Bricks thesquarepdx.org/flicks-on-the-bricks Grab the kids and head to Pioneer Courthouse square for Flicks on the Bricks. The square is transformed into the City’s largest outdoor theatre and the best part is it’s completely free! Movies include: La La Land, Wayne’s World, and Forrest Gump.   Aug 1 – Sept 9: Oregon Zoo Summer Concerts www.zooconcerts.com/ Bring your family and friends to...

July Calendar of Events in Portland

By on Jun 29, 2017 in Local Talk, Portland | 0 comments

July 1-4: 30th Annual Safeway Waterfront Blues Festival http://www.waterfrontbluesfest.com Since 1988 the Oregon Food Bank has produced its largest fundraising event, the Safeway Waterfront Blues Festival. The festival features 150 performances on four stages. 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 celebration! Featuring first come first serve access to all picnic areas, extended ride and roller skating hours and the city’s best fireworks display.   July 8: 2017 Mississippi Street Fair http://mississippiave.com/streetfair/ The Mississippi Street Fair will feature over 200 local vendors, 6 stages and 40 plus bands. Grab a bite at the food carts and a drink at the fair’s beer garden. This event is open...

June Calendar of Events in Portland

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June 2-11: 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 3: 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 7-11: 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

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  May 5 – 7: Cinco de Mayo www.cincodemayo.org Enjoy live music and dancing, authentic food, waterfront rides, an artisan village, and fun at Cinco de Mayo Fiesta located at Portland’s Tom McCall Waterfront Park!   May 6: Portland Train Day 2017 www.orhf.org Portland Train Day will feature live music, games, three steam trains on display, train rides, food carts, and a FREE museum visit at the Oregon Rail Heritage Foundation!   May 7: Cinco de Mayo Run/Walk www.terrapinevents.com The 2017 Cinco de Mayo run/walk features a half marathon, 10K, 5K, and a half miler that start and end in the east side industrial area next to OMSI. Awesome awards, prizes and giveaways!   May 12-13: Northwest Quilters 43rd Annual Quilt Show www.northwestquilters.org The Northwest Quilters celebrate over 40 years with their annual “A Festival of Quilts” show. This Portland expo event will...

April Calendar of Events in Portland

By on Mar 31, 2017 in Local Talk, Portland | 0 comments

  April 1 – 2: Umbrella Festival – a Circus of Comedy https://umbrellafestival.com/ A fast paced line up of world class artists that show off their most astonishing tricks. Featuring aerialists, acrobats, comics, clowns, and burlesque!   April 1 – April 30: Wooden Shoe Tulip Fest http://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!   April 9: Bridge to Brews http://terrapinevents.com/event/bridge-to-brews-portland-8k-10k-run/ Participate in the only running/walking event that takes you over the Fremont Bridge. Enjoy the very unique views of the city! There will be tons of entertainment on the course! At the end of the race you can celebrate at the Beer Festival with many great breweries, live music and...