Winter events

Portland's arts scene is in full swing during the long nights of winter.

PDX Jazz FestivalFebruary's Jazz Festival celebrates Black History Month.

In January, February and March, Portland offers plenty of activities to while away the cool days and long nights.



February & March

  • The Turtle String Quartet brings classical and jazz together this season.

    Late winter music guide

    Roomful of Teeth, Brooklyn Rider, Third Angle New Music Ensemble and Turtle Island Quartet will bring adventurous programming to Portland in winter. Here are Oregon Arts Watch's pick for 2016.

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  • Cal & Sloan Contemporary features artwork by Amie LeGette this season.

    Late winter visual arts guide

    Led by an exciting group show of abstract painters at the Art Gym, non-figurative work seems to prevail in Portland galleries. Here are Oregon Arts Watch's picks for late winter 2016.

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  • Portland Center Stage presents the Dickens classic, "Great Expectations," this season.

    Late winter performing arts guide

    January starts the “second season” in Portland theater and dance when the shows tend to get a little crazier and further out there.

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  • Three jazz musicians, on piano, sax and standing bass, perform onstage at the Portland Jazz Festival.

    February events

    February is the perfect month to take in fine Portland food, film, music and more.

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  • Celebrate the Chinese New Year with traditional festivities at Lan Su Chinese Garden

    February event picks

    Trying to decide what to do in Portland in February? Here are our editors’ picks for the best activities and entertainment available this month!

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  • Bobby Watson & Horizon were joined by Portlander Devin Phillips (center) at the 2014 festival.

    Portland Jazz Festival

    The Portland Jazz Festival celebrates Black History Month with a series of concerts and events presented over two weeks every February.

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  • Shoppers at Portland Saturday Market

    March events

    Shop, eat and cheer your way through the last of winter with these March happenings.

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  • Ned Ludd's 2013 Portland Dining Month entrée offering.

    Portland Dining Month

    Portland Dining Month makes March the best time to experience one of the nation’s most talked-about culinary destinations — affordably.

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  • A jazz trio on piano, saxophone and double bass perform during the Portland Jazz Festival.

    Winter events

    In January, February and March, Portland offers plenty of activities to while away the cool days and long nights.

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