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Portland is Happening Now

When’s the best time to visit Portland? Right now. Tomorrow. Ten days from now. Because every second of every day, something is happening here that isn’t happening anywhere else.

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Upcoming & Ongoing Events

  • Folk musicians perform on unique stages at Pickathon.

    July 31, 2015 – Aug. 2, 2015
    Camp out and enjoy all kinds of music in a unique, verdant venue.

  • PDX Adult Soapbox Derby at Mt. Tabor Park

    Aug. 15, 2015
    Grown-up kids make inventive vehicles in this classic and quirky summer race.

  • Girl Talk performs at MFNW

    Aug. 21–23, 2015
    Portland's largest music festival showcases local and national acts.

    • Governor Tom McCall Waterfront Park
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  • Erasistratus Discovers the Cause of Antiochus’s Disease by Jacques-Louis David, 1774.

    July 1–Sept. 13, 2015
    Exhibitions include a who's who of European art history and an examination of the current state of art.

  • Musicians perform on Northeast Alberta Street during Last Thursday.

    May–September
    Take to the streets for Portland's many neighborhood street fairs.


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