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Wine Country Thanksgiving
Give thanks for this great Willamette Valley wine-tasting opportunity (Nov. 29–Dec. 1).
PDX Pop-Up Shops
PDX Pop-Up Shops return to downtown Portland ever winter, making it easy to find locally made gifts for your holiday shopping list.
Holiday Ale Festival
This celebration of winter suds is set beneath downtown Portland’s majestic holiday tree (Dec. 4–8).
Portland Winter Light Festival
Brighten your February with glowing sculptures and thousands of twinkling lights at the annual Winter Lights Festival.
Whale Watching on the Oregon Coast
Up to 20,000 gray whales migrate along Oregon's coast every winter and spring. Spot them from these four locations.
Fertile Ground Festival
See Portland's newest theater and dance works every January at Portland's Fertile Ground Festival.
New Year’s Eve Events in Portland
When the clock strikes midnight, you could be dancing to bhangra beats, running through downtown or indulging in chocolate and Champagne.
Lunar New Year Celebrations in Portland
Portland hosts its own Japanese Mochitsuki Festival, Vietnamese Tet Festival and multiple Chinese New Year events.
Alberta Arts District
Lined with street art, galleries, restaurants and bars, this Northeast Portland neighborhood is best known for its colorful monthly street fair.
Located a few blocks from Southeast Hawthorne Boulevard, Belmont boasts its own mix of vintage and indie shops, coffee houses, bars and food carts.
Across the Willamette River from downtown, this area blends industrial Portland with new restaurants, microbreweries and riverside recreation.
Portland’s compact, walkable downtown offers easy access to great food, green spaces, cultural offerings and tax-free shopping. Browse the city’s most diverse mix of retail brands, see a show and grab a bite at a food cart or fine restaurant.
Eclectic is the norm on Southeast Hawthorne Boulevard, a walkable street with block after block of vintage shops, boutiques and cafés.
Just across the river from downtown, this area caters to convention attendees, sports fans and shoppers.
Enjoy live music, local shops and popular restaurants and bars on this historic North Portland street.
Old Town Chinatown
Today, Portland’s original downtown is a bustling entertainment district, home to Portland's famous Saturday Market, Chinatown Museum and Lan Su Chinese Garden.
The chic Pearl District features galleries and cultural institutions, as well as stylish shops and acclaimed eateries.
Discover a lesser-known side of Portland in St. Johns, home to one of Bridgetown’s most gorgeous spans and most beloved parks.
Portland is home to more breweries than any other city on earth. (No wonder we call it “Beervana!”)
Powered by a collective of Southeast Portland spirit makers, Portland's craft distilling era is coming of age.
From food carts to farmers markets and award-winning restaurants, Portland is a culinary haven for foodies of all stripes.
Portland is a hub for artists, entrepreneurs and creators alike, with community studios, warehouses and makerspaces that let you DIY your way around town.
Portland’s musical offerings are diverse as the city itself, with options including indie rock, jazz, classical, pop and more.
Dance clubs, karaoke and comedy all come out at night in Portland — as do late happy hours, swanky bowling and other unexpected delights.
From seeing a soccer match with the Timbers Army to rooting for Rip City and the Trail Blazers, Portland loves its sports.
Diverse dining options, gorgeous gardens and unexpected attractions make Portland one of a kind.
Connect with the African American community at these businesses, cultural centers, clubs, restaurants and more.
Visit a Catholic monument, Latino eateries and arts groups and institutions to connect with the local Hispanic American community.
Learn about Oregon's Native American culture and history through these collections and institutions.
Starting just 30 miles east of Portland, the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area offers amazing vistas, trails and more than 90 waterfalls.
Mount Hood offers scenic recreation ranging from camping, hiking and fishing to nearly year-round skiing.
From the fishing city of Astoria to the tide pools of Yachats, the Oregon Coast is a rugged, unspoiled treasure that begins 90 minutes from Portland.
Portland International Airport (PDX)
PDX boasts an easy light rail connection to downtown, free Wi-Fi, local food and drink and tax-free shopping with no markups — and 426 flights daily.
MAX Light Rail
Beyond big trees and picnic tables, Washington Park offers a zoo, two museums, gardens and more, all bordered by one of the country’s premier urban wildernesses.
Where to Stay
Use these guides to find the perfect place to lay your head during your trip to the Rose City.
Tours & Itineraries
Let local experts — and our targeted itineraries — offer inspiration for your time in and around Portland.
In 2001, Portland built the nation’s first modern-day streetcar: the sleek and modern Portland Streetcar.
Car- and Ride-Sharing
Car- and ride-sharing services in Portland make it easier than ever to get around the city without bringing your own vehicle.