Travel Portland

Information for Event Organizers

Travel Portland’s Event Calendar

If you’re organizing a public event in Portland that would be of interest to visitors, you’re welcome to submit it for publication in Travel Portland’s events calendar. Our event listings are seen by thousands of visitors every month.

Please submit events at least 30 days in advance; events submitted less than 7 days prior to the event date will not be considered. (See full guidelines.)

Before entering your event, please search the calendar to make sure it isn’t already listed.

Planning Assistance

If you’re planning a large meeting, conference or convention in Portland, we have an entire team ready to assist you.

We also have a handy Venue Finder tool designed to match you up with the space you need for your event.

Cultural Tourism Cooperative Marketing Funds

In partnership with the Regional Arts and Culture Council, Travel Portland provides co-op marketing funds for Portland-area cultural organizations to enhance their existing out-of-region marketing and promotional efforts.

Check back in spring 2020 for details on the next grant cycle.

FY 2019-20 Grant Recipients

In August 2019, grants for fiscal year 2019–20 were awarded to the following organizations:

  • Portland Art Museum: “Hank Willis Thomas: All Things Being Equal”
  • Portland Book Festival
  • Chinese New Year at Lan Su Chinese Garden
  • Portland Winter Light Festival
  • PDX Jazz Festival
  • Design Portland
  • Northwest Dance Project Spring Program
  • Portland International Film Festival
  • Vanport Jazz Festival
  • Sneaker Week
  • Time-Based Art Festival
  • El Grito