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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,...

March Calendar of Events

By on Feb 27, 2019 in Local Talk, Portland | 0 comments

Mar 2: The Portland Women’s Expo 2019 www.pdxwomensexpo.org The Portland Women’s Expo will feature over 500 exhibits, world-class food, beer, and wine garden, exciting live music, massage garden, job recruitment area, indie craft area, rock wall, beauty bar, shopping, and so much more!   Mar 2-3: America’s Largest Antique and Collectible Show www.expocenter.org/events Great vintage items from every year, brought to you by courteous and knowledgeable dealers from all over the US. Toys from the 1880’s – 1970’s, period furniture and lighting, estate & costume jewelry, pop culture and so much more.  Want to have an item appraised? Accredited appraisers will be a the show during all public hours, providing verbal market evaluations for $7 per object with all proceeds to the Portland Police Sunshine Division.   Mar 2-3: Bricks Cascade – LEGO® convention www.brickscascade.com...

February Calendar of Events

By on Feb 1, 2019 in Local Talk, Portland | 0 comments

Feb 1-2: Portland Seafood & Wine Festival pdxseafoodandwinefestival.com The 14th 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 1 – Feb 16: 36th Annual Reel Music Festival nwfilm.org/festivals/reel-music-36 This film and music festival is an annual showcase that explores the interplay between sound, image, music and culture. The festival features collections of vintage performances, documentaries, music videos, and animations. It also explores a wide variety of music genres including rock, blues, jazz, classical, opera and avant-garde   Feb 2: 13th Annual Hōʻike kiako.org/hoike The Kiako Foundation hosts its 13th annual Hōʻike at Portland Community College Sylvania...

January Calendar of Events in Portland

By on Jan 4, 2019 in Local Talk, Portland | 0 comments

Jan 6: $2 Days at OMSI omsi.edu/showing/2-days-at-omsi OMSI invites you to explore all exhibits for just $2 per person on the first Sunday of every month! Submarine Tours, Theater and Planetarium shows are reduced to $5 per person. Stay out of the cold and get your science on!   Jan 9 – 13: Portland Boat Show www.pdxboatshow.com/show-information Join the Portland Boat Show for its 59th year! The Portland Expo Center’s giant exhibition space will house hundreds of vessels including sailboats, sports boats, fishing boats, personal watercraft and much more!   Jan 12-13: Portland Bridal Show www.portlandbridalshow.com Since 1979 the Portland Bridal Show has brought together the finest local wedding professionals, displays, shows, and fashions. Whether you are looking to plan your dream wedding or just peruse the exhibition, you are sure to find it all here! This year boasts more...