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

  • Live music venues From rock to jazz, Portland's live music scene offers tunes for all types. Make some noise »
  • Dance clubs Whether it's soul nights or dubstep bashes, Portland's dance clubs get you moving. Do a twirl »
  • Entertainment District These vibrant downtown blocks become a pedestrian-only party zone on weekends. Party on »
  • Comedy venues Portland’s comedy clubs are home to a hilarious batch of local comics. Laugh it up »
  • 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.



  • 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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  • 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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