September events

Enjoy some of Portland's largest festivals in late summer.

2014_TP_SELECT-0807_webFeast's Sandwich Invitational brings great local and national chefs to Director Park.

September event highlights

Here’s a selection of September events in Portland. For more, see our editors’ picks, below, or search the events calendar.

Time-Based Art (TBA) Festival

During the Time-Based Art Festival, presented by the Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (PICA), visual artists, musicians, dancers and other creative from all over the world push boundaries with installations, performances and interactive art experiences.
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Feast Portland

International culinary festival Feast Portland taps into the wealth of renowned Portland chefs — and welcomes noted culinary stars from around the world — to make the most of Oregon’s bounty. In addition to events at restaurants around town, you’ll find happenings at Director Park, Pioneer Courthouse Square and Zidell Yards.
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Portland Queer Film Festival

The annual Portland Queer Film Festival showcases feature, documentary and short films offering a glimpse into the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people and communities in different parts of the world. The festival attracts thousands of filmgoers during its 10-day run at Northwest Portland’s Cinema 21.
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Art in the Pearl

More than 100 artists offer up their creations, from painting and photography to jewelry and hand-crafted furniture, for Art in the Pearl over Labor Day Weekend in the North Park Blocks, with food vendors, musicians and family activities rounding out the offerings.

Rose City Comic Con

Every year fans of all stripes descend on Portland for one of the biggest pop culture events in the city, Rose City Comic Con. Held at the Oregon Convention Center, you can catch panels with your favorite celebrities, get access to artists, writers and creators and witness next-level cosplay – or craft a costume of your own!

El Grito Fiestas Patrias

Hosted by the Mexican consulate in Portland, El Grito is a celebration of Mexican independence at the Moda Center. With mariachi bands, Aztec dancers, traditional food, drink and more, Portland’s fiesta is one of many celebrated at Mexican embassies around the world.


September 2019 events

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