Featuring a kaleidoscopic selection of genres, movements, labels, bands, and solo artists, the annua…
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Black History Month
Every February, Americans of all races and backgrounds celebrate Black History Month. Celebrate with these Portland events.
Every February, some of the world's best tango instructors descend on Portland for Valen Tango, North America's largest and longest-running tango festival.
Portland Jazz Festival
The Portland Jazz Festival returns every February with a stellar series of concerts and events celebrating Black History Month.
Portland Dining Month
Every March, the city’s top restaurants offer three-course meals for a great price, making it the best time to experience one of the nation’s most talked-about culinary destinations – affordably. Travel Portland donates money to the Oregon Food Bank for each reservation made through the OpenTable links below. Scroll down to see the full list…
Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival
Colorful fields reminiscent of Holland burst with acres of tulips in full bloom at the Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival in Woodburn.
St. Patrick's Day
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day and all things Irish (including beer, food and live music) at local pubs and upcoming festivities.
Design Week Portland
This annual springtime festival showcases Portland's creative community, with a week full of lectures, design events and open houses.
Portland’s Cinco de Mayo Fiesta
Shop for handmade crafts, snack on traditional recipes and enjoy entertainment straight from Guadalajara at this popular Cinco de Mayo festival.
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.