Upcoming Events

Oct
21
11:00am11:00am

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
28
10:30am10:30am

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
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
11:00am11:00am

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
4:00pm 4:00pm

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
9:00am 9:00am

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
8:30am 8:30am

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
11:00am11:00am

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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May
20
11:00am11:00am

Base Camp Brewing 5k Fun Run

Enjoy a 5k-ish fun run throughout the Buckman Neighborhood of Southeast Portland. Walk, jog, run . . . no one cares! Considered an “un-race,” you won’t be timed or receive a medal when you finish–you’ll collect something better–a craft brew along with other seasonal swag from Base Camp Brewery.  
facebook.com/events/337324586654031

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May
5
to May 7

Filmed by Bike Festival

Check out the world’s best bike movies during the first weekend in May when Filmed By Bike will host their annual film festival at the historic Hollywood Theatre. Over the course of the weekend they’ve scheduled several events including Brewery Tour Bike Rides with the filmmakers, workshops, and an amazing street party.  
filmedbybike.org

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Apr
21
5:00pm 5:00pm

Grand Opening Party

  • 2506 Northeast Sandy Boulevard Portland, OR, 97232 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

We’ve joined an incredible community of five small, locally-owned businesses in a space designed and renovated by Kevin Cavenaugh of Guerilla Development, and we want you to help us party!  All five storefronts are pooling their resources and throwing an incredible opening party that you will not want to miss.  Join us in celebration and check out the new storefronts for Dream Cakes, Project Object, Dava Bead, and Leeward NW Surf & Sea. You’ll also get to visit our new office space and enjoy some phenomenal cake!

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Apr
15
to Apr 16

Hortlandia

Hortlandia is one of the largest hardy plant and garden art sales in the Pacific Northwest. Vendors from far and wide come to Portland to offer the latest plant introductions as well as the time-tested (and hardiness-tested!) plants. Handcrafted specialty garden art will also available for sale. Come enjoy numerous nurseries, artists, plants and specialty art all under one roof! 
hardyplantsociety.org

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Apr
9
8:00am 8:00am

Bridge to Brews Run

Would you run for beer? What about cider, wine, or spirits? If so, this is the event for you. Bridge to Brews is the only run in Portland that will take you over the Fremont Bridge. Participants will run or walk 8K or 10K before being treated to tasty libations from many great local breweries, distilleries, and wineries. There will also be plenty of tasty food and live music while you celebrate at the finish line. 
terrapinevents.com 

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Apr
6
12:00pm12:00pm

Magnolia Tree Tour

Join Hoyt Arboretum’s curator Martin Nicholson for this annual springtime event in appreciation of the season’s stunning magnolia blossoms. The guided walk along the trails through the arboretum’s nationally-recognized magnolia collection will take your breath away. Bring your camera and take advantage of this opportunity to photograph one of Portland’s best displays of spring blooms.
hoytarboretum.org 

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