Portland stays up late with live music, dance clubs and world-class comedy.

  • Live music venues in Portland
    Live music venues From rock to jazz, Portland's live music scene offers tunes for all types. Make some noise »
  • Dance clubs
    Dance clubs Whether it's soul nights or dubstep bashes, Portland's dance clubs get you moving. Do a twirl »
  • Portland’s Entertainment District
    Entertainment District These vibrant downtown blocks become a pedestrian-only party zone on weekends. Party on »
  • Comedy venues in Portland
    Comedy venues Portland’s comedy clubs are home to a hilarious batch of local comics. Laugh it up »
  • LGBTQ+ nightlife
    LGBT nightlife Find plenty of LGBT-friendly places to visit once the sun goes down. Explore more »

Dance clubs, karaoke and comedy all come out at night in Portland — as do late happy hours, swanky bowling and other unexpected delights.

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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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  • 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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  • A man and woman dancing tango

    Tango in Portland

    The City of Roses boasts one of the best tango communities outside of Buenos Aires, with dances and lessons available almost every night.

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