spring

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.

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Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden

Round out your floral explorations of the Rose City with a visit to Southeast Portland’s lush Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden.

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Spend spring break in Portland

Plan an epic spring break in Portland with our list of activities for families, friends, couples and solo travelers.

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Chamber Music Northwest’s summer festival

Chamber Music Northwest’s annual summer festival combines highest-caliber classical music with Portland’s laid-back atmosphere at can’t-miss concerts.

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UFO Festival in McMinnville

Every May, thousands of visitors flock to the city’s famous UFO Festival, featuring four days of parades, costume contests, expert speakers and family fun.

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Spring hikes near Portland

There’s something special about the first spring hike of the year. Enjoy wildflowers, bird watching and breathtaking scenery on these springtime rambles.

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Soul’d Out Music Festival

Whether you’re a lifelong soul fan or a casual listener on the hunt for your new favorite band, Portland’s Soul’d Out Music Festival delivers.

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Best spots for spring flowers

Find your favorite blooms, from roses to rhododendrons and tulips to trilliums, with our guide to spring flower viewing in Portland.

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Portland running events

Participate in a costumed fun run, carbo-load with endless spaghetti or qualify for the Boston Marathon in the Portland region's best running events.

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Where to celebrate Earth Day in Portland

If Earth Day could claim a capital, Portland would be a top contender with its oodles of green space and routine place at the top of "greenest cities" lists.

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