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September Calendar of Events

By on Aug 28, 2019 in Local Talk, Portland | 0 comments

Sept 1-2: Art in the Pearl www.artinthepearl.com Named one of the top 10 Arts and Crafts Festivals in the country, Art In The Pearl features over 130 booths, art, theater, music, and hands-on activities. This Labor Day weekend festival spans the Northwest Portland Park blocks and is free and requires no tickets for entry.   Sept 1: Tour de Lab www.eventsbyaxiom.com/tourdelab/ 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.  Finish your journey with an all-you-care-to-eat hot dog buffet and Lucky Lab beer in a souvenir pint glass.   Sept 5: The 2019 Standard Volunteer Expo www.standard.com/about-standard/community/standards-volunteer-expo The Standard Volunteer Expo returns to Pioneer Courthouse Square. This event features...

August Calendar of Events in Portland

By on Aug 8, 2019 in Local Talk, Portland | 0 comments

Aug 1-25: NW Natural Street of Dreams www.streetofdreamspdx.com Come to tour Stafford Meadows in Wilsonville, Oregon, the site of the 2019 NW Natural Street of Dreams. Whether you are looking for your dream home, wanting to build a new home or getting ready to remodel or redecorate your current home, you will find your inspiration at this year’s NW Natural Street of Dreams. Aug 2 – Sept 7: Oregon Zoo Summer Concerts www.zooconcerts.com/ Bring your family and friends to one of the many concerts that the Oregon Zoo will be hosting. Enjoy great music by famous artists, food, and local beer & wine selections.  Admission includes a day pass to the Zoo. The lineup includes John Prine, the B-52s, Lord Huron & The Shakey Graves, and Amos Lee. Aug 3: Fremont Fest https://www.beaumontvillagepdx.com/fremont-fest Fremont Street is closed from 42nd to 50th for Fremont Fest, including...

June Calendar of Events for Portland

By on May 23, 2019 in Local Talk, Portland | 0 comments

June 1: 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 1-9: 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 5-9: Fleet Week www.rosefestival.org/event/fleet-week Since the very beginning of the Rose Festival back in 1907, ships and submarines from the U.S Navy, U.S. Coast Guard, and the Royal Canadian Navy have dropped anchor at the...

May Calendar of Events in Portland

By on Apr 29, 2019 in Local Talk, Portland | 0 comments

May 3-5: Cinco de May www.cincodemayo.org The Portland Guadalajara Sister City Association presents the Portland Cinco de Mayo Fiesta. Enjoy live music and dancing, authentic food, waterfront rides, an artisan village, and fun located at Tom McCall Waterfront Park!   May 5: Cinco de Mayo Run/Walk terrapinevents.com The 2019 Cinco de Mayo run/walk features a half marathon, 10K, 5K, and a half miler that start and end in the Fields Neighborhood Park in the Pearl District. Awesome awards, prizes, and giveaways!   May 11: Doggie Dash 2019 www.oregonhumane.org/doggiedash The Doggie Dash features two routes for both runners and walkers. Funds raised by the Oregon Humane Society’s Doggie Dash are used to fight animal cruelty, treat injured pets and find homes for more than 11,000 pets a year. Many of the day’s activities are free and will include: breakfast, a beverage, pet...

April Calendar of Events

By on Mar 29, 2019 in Local Talk, Portland | 0 comments

April 1 – April 29: Wooden Shoe Tulip Fest 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 4-5: TechfestNW www.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!   April 6: Cider Right of Spring 2019 www.nwcider.com  This is your chance to meet cider makers and sample their ciders from all over the Northwest. Named “The Best NW Cider Festival” by SIP Northwest Magazine. Try over 100 varieties from all over the Pacific Northwest. This event will feature food,...