April event highlights
Here’s a selection of April events in Portland. For more, search the events calendar.
Soul’d Out Music Festival
The annual Soul’d Out Music Festival draws a diverse range of acts, from 2013 headliner Prince to Questlove, Mos Def, Diana Krall and many other internationally regarded performers. The 10-day festival packs some of the city’s best venues, including the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, Doug Fir, Wonder Ballroom, Alhambra Theatre and Holocene.
Design Week Portland
Every year, Design Week Portland brings together a community of creative individuals to celebrate the many genres of design in Portland. From architecture and urban design to manufacturing and digital design, this week-long conference features lectures, exhibits and open houses at some of the leading design firms in Portland.
Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival
The month-long Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival festival showcases more than 40 acres of tulips and daffodils in bloom at the Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm in Woodburn, 45 minutes south of downtown Portland. Weekend events include food, wine, pony rides for the kids, and, of course, tulip viewing.
North Willamette Wine Trail Weekend
Discover wine country in Portland’s backyard during the North Willamette Wine Trail Weekend, a self-guided tour of more than 20 wineries offering tastings, food pairings, entertainment and activities.
Timbers MLS Soccer
Catch a Portland Timbers game at downtown’s Providence Park, where fútbol season runs from April to October. Missed a home game or couldn’t get snag a ticket? No problem! Head to a local bar to catch the game on television and meet the fiercely loyal fans of the Timbers Army.
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