The Western Hockey League’s Portland Winterhawks may not boast big-name talent, but make no mistake — the National Hockey League starts here. Literally. Since the team relocated to Portland in 1976, the major-junior-league Winterhawks have sent more than 100 players to the NHL, including hall-of-famers like Mark Messier and Cam Neeley. So keep your eyes glued to the ice at Memorial Coliseum and Moda Center because hockey’s next all-star might just be a slap shot away from becoming a household name.
The Winterhawks’ season runs September-March, though they’re no strangers to post-season play; the team thrilled its avid fans by winning the 2013 WHL Championship, their third time claiming the title.
Every fall since 2018, Portland International Raceway has hosted the celebrated open-wheel racing with the Grand Prix of Portland.
With a young roster, the Portland Winterhawks are excited to challenge their players with new opportunities. Come see the three-time WHL champions play at the Rose Quarter.
The Portland Trail Blazers play against the Oklahoma City Thunder as part of the 2019-20 NBA Regular Season.
The Portland Trail Blazers play against the Chicago Bulls as part of the 2019-20 NBA Regular Season.
The Portland Trail Blazers play against the Sacramento Kings as part of the 2019-20 NBA Regular Season.
The Portland Trail Blazers play against the Los Angeles as part of the 2019-20 NBA Regular Season.
The Portland Winterhawks play against the Prince George Cougars.
One of Portland’s favorite winter races, the Holiday Half helps get you in the holiday spirit with gingerbread cookie aid stations and carolers serenading you along the course. Taking place on Swan Island in North Portland, the race offers runners scenic views of the Willamette River (along with photo opportunities with the race’s mascot, Freddi…