Upcoming Events

Dec
8
to Dec 30

Twist Your Dickens

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A complete send-up of the holiday classic, A Christmas Carol, this adult comedy is rich with the improvisational genius of the legendary comedy troupe The Second City. Twist Your Dickens includes zany holiday sketches and uproarious improv based on audience participation — it’s never the same show twice! 
pcs.org

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Dec
16
3:00 PM15:00

Stumptown SantaCon

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Don’t miss this annual moving costume dance party! This year’s theme is ‘Illuminated Misfit Toys’ so dress up in your favorite Santa or holiday toy costume and light up the night with thousands of other attendees. Santas will dance from location to location before converging in the NW Entertainment district for a massive celebration including fire pits, DJs, and fun.
facebook.com/events/1709891856000702

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Dec
22
to Dec 23

Renegade Craft Fair

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 Celebrate the holidays with Renegade, one of the world’s largest showcases of independent craft and design. Find one-of-a-kind gifts for friends and family, discover top independent maker talent from around the country, and enjoy local food vendors, seasonal cocktails, music, DIY workshops, photo ops, and more.
renegadecraft.com

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Nov
24
to Nov 26

Wine Country Thanksgiving

  • Willamette Valley Wineries (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS
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Every year wineries in the Willamette Valley open their cellars and tasting rooms over Thanksgiving weekend to celebrate friends, family, and the completion of harvest. Each winery celebrates the festive weekend with its own flare and provides its own experience with special tastings, food pairings, live music, holiday discounts, and more. 
willamettewines.com

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Nov
18
to Nov 19

Wild Arts Festival

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Mingle with famous authors and artists, meet beautiful birds, and bid on fabulous artwork and gifts for your favorite naturalists in a silent auction. The Wild Arts Festival is an annual fundraising event for the Audubon Society of Portland and a celebration of nature in the works of national and regional artists and authors.
wildartsfestival.org

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Nov
2
to Nov 30

Mumvember

The Chinese have long been masters at chrysanthemum cultivation; they developed more than 20 cultivars by the 10th century and 2,000 by the early 19th. Lan Su Chinese Garden will display more than 750 potted chrysanthemums to celebrate this beloved flower during the month of November. 
lansugarden.org

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Oct
28
10:30 AM10:30

Vampire Orienteering

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Enjoy the impressive fall foliage of Magness Tree Farm at this fun, family-friendly orienteering event with a Halloween twist. Navigate your way between as many of the points on the map as possible, while vampires try to steal your points. The catch is that you won’t know who’s a vampire until it’s too late!   
croc.org

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Oct
21
11:00 AM11:00

Pumpkin Beer Festival

  • Rogue Eastside Pub & Pilot Brewery (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS
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This year’s Killer Pumpkin Festival celebrates more than 30 pumpkin beers. Pair your pumpkin brew with a delicious sampling of snacks from a special pumpkin menu, or try a pumpkin cocktail or pumpkin spiced soda. Pumpkins will available for smashing, bowling, carving, and other activities.  
facebook.com/events/125210071468950

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Oct
9
to Oct 10

The Coming Out Monologues

This inspiring event features coming out stories told by people in our community who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, pansexual, asexual, queer, trans, non-binary, genderqueer, or as straight or cisgender allies. The stories run the emotional gamut — humorous, poignant, serious, heartbreaking, embarrassing, creative, painful, and hopeful.  
basicrights.org

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Oct
6
to Oct 15

Villains & Vixens

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Take a walk on the dark side with Cruella, Ursula, Maleficent, and more of your favorite baddies in this sinister show. This musical cabaret is rich with hilarious parody songs written by the Torchsong crew that feature villains from Beetlejuice, The Shining, Batman, and The Exorcist to name a few.  
torchsongentertainment.com

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Sep
30
to Oct 1

Manhattan Short Film Festival

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Join over 100,000 film lovers as they gather in over 250 cities in cinemas, museums, and universities to view and vote on the finalist’s films in the 20th Annual Manhattan Short Film Festival. With screenings in Sydney, Mumbai, Vienna, Cape Town, and all fifty states the festival brings great films to great venues and allows the audiences to select their favorites. cstpdx.com

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Sep
22
to Sep 24

Flock & Fiber Festival

  • Clackamas County Event Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS
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The Oregon Flock and Fiber Festival celebrates the full spectrum of natural fibers, from the animal or raw fiber to the finished product. The event includes three days of workshops, fiber craft demonstrations, a goat obstacle course, livestock shows, a crafting and spinning circle, seminars, and kids’ activities.  
flockandfiberfestival.com

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Aug
26
11:00 AM11:00

100 Years of Roses

Celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the International Rose Test Garden. Learn more about roses with one of the Rose Garden Tours or use the Rose Finder, a discovery guide to the most interesting blooms in the garden. Wander the garden and discover music, art, and fun for the whole family among the roses.  
portlandoregon.gov/parks/73446

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Aug
12
4:00 PM16:00

A Gatsby Summer Evening

Enjoy an evening of glamor in the style of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s adored literary classic at an event that is sure to be the bee’s knees. Come dressed to the nines in your glad rags to enjoy a nighttime party under the Portland Summer sky, as we tip a few together at the ritziest shindig that the city will see all year.  
facebook.com/events/117110495552023

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Aug
6
9:00 AM09:00

The Oregon Trail® Game 5K and 8K

  • 9th Street and Main Street Oregon City, Oregon, 97045 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Transcend virtual reality and live your favorite 1980s video game! The Oregon Trail® Game 5K and 8K takes runners on a cross-country adventure to their final destination – Oregon City! Runners will have to make decisions along the course such as whether to ford a river, go hunting, and more. Will you make it, or will you die of dysentery? Runners will receive a timed score as well as a game score.
facebook.com/events/434419040225494

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Jul
22
to Jul 23

Portland Zine Symposium

  • Jade/APANO Multicultural Space (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Check out the 17th annual conference and zine social devoted to exploring the facets of independent publishing and DIY culture. The event will feature over 150 exhibitors, in addition to workshops, panels, and discussions. This forum is a haven for the voices of zinesters writing their stories.
portlandzinesymposium.org

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Jul
16
8:30 AM08:30

Concours D'Elegance

More than 300 antique, collector, and special interest automobiles will be on display at this historic car show. This year the event celebrates Lincoln Motor Company’s 100th anniversary with special classes spanning from pre-WWII models to Studebakers. Enjoy live music, food, a beer garden, and a wine pavilion on the tree-shaded campus of Pacific University.
forestgroveconcours.org

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Jun
29
to Jun 30

Choreography XX

Choreography XX is a celebration of dance created by women. Last season the Oregon Ballet Theatre launched a national women’s choreography competition. The winners, Gioconda Barbuto, Helen Simoneau, and Nicole Haskins, created three original works which will be performed at Portland’s gorgeous Washington Park Rose Garden Amphitheater. Admission is free. So pack a picnic, and sit back for a delightful summer evening of dance! 
obt.org

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Jun
25
11:00 AM11:00

Milk Carton Boat Race

This classic Rose Festival event dates to 1973. Children and adults race and show off their handmade, human powered boats that float only by means of recycled milk cartons and jugs. Creatively constructed watercraft will compete in nine categories, with one earning a place in history upon the coveted Best in Show milk can trophy.
rosefestival.org

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Jun
16
to Jun 17

Cider Summit Portland

  • Fields Neighborhood Park (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The 6th annual Cider Summit Portland features over 150 ciders, including regional favorites and international classics. Food carts will include offerings from World Foods, Cypress Grove Cheese, KRAVE Jerky, and Ryans Juice among others. While you sip you can enjoy live music by Portland artists and a dog lounge, hosted by DoveLewis and Cycle Dog.
cidersummitnw.com

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