nightclubs

Portland’s best dance halls

From salsa and line dancing to Lindy hop and blues, our itinerary will help you discover the city’s favorite venues and popular weekly dance events.

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Portland’s Entertainment District

On weekend nights, several blocks in the Old Town Chinatown neighborhood are closed to cars, making it easy to visit the area's many dance clubs and bars.

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Dance clubs

Portland may be best known for its indie music, but with a wide variety of dance clubs, the city has a rhythm that'll get just about anyone moving.

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LGBT performing arts & drag

Portland has a rich drag and performance art culture that encompasses everything from traditional female impersonation to new-school drag to queer burlesque.

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LGBT nightlife

Portland has no shortage of LGBTQ-owned and -friendly bars and clubs. Whether you're looking for a relaxing night with friends, a high-energy dance party or a drag show, Portland delivers.

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Old Town’s Ankeny Alley

Under a lattice of white twinkle lights, outdoor revelers enjoy cocktails, dinner and doughnuts in a block that's closed to cars year-round.

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Old Town Chinatown activities

The area where Portland started is just as vital today, housing some of the city's most beloved attractions, nightlife options and art galleries.

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