Sports

From seeing a soccer match with the Timbers Army to rooting for Rip City and the Trail Blazers, Portland loves its sports.

Professional Sports Teams

From ice rinks to soccer pitches, Portland athletes are dominating the game.

Portland Soccer: Timbers and Thorns

With a fervent following, every Portland Timbers and Thorns match has a festive atmosphere that's enjoyable whether you're a soccer fan or not.

Portland Trail Blazers

The Portland Trail Blazers joined the NBA in 1970 and have always called Portland home — and they have the lifelong fans to prove it

Portland Winterhawks WHL Hockey

The Western Hockey League’s Portland Winterhawks may not boast big-name talent, but make no mistake — the NHL starts here.

Portland Sports Bars

Whether you're cheering on our trusty Timbers or Trail Blazers or rooting for your own hometown heroes, here's where to watch sports in Portland.

Top 5

Sporting Venues

These major local venues play host to some of the city's grandest sporting events.

  • Moda Center

    This multipurpose arena — with a capacity of nearly 20,00 — is home to the Portland Trail Blazers and the Portland Winterhawks. It also hosts a wide variety of events, concerts and more.

  • Providence Park

    Home to the Timbers and Thorns soccer teams (and their fans), this stadium was built in 1926 and was expanded in 2019 to offer sweeping views and local food and drink.

  • The Hangar at Oaks Park

    Proud home of Portland's Rose City Rollers roller derby team, the Hangar at Oaks Park is host to rowdy annual roller derby championships and regular matches between local and traveling teams.

  • Portland International Raceway

    Portland International Raceway is a multi-use park built around a two-mile road course, drag strip and motocross track. It's home to the Grand Prix of Portland, held every Labor Day weekend.

  • Veterans Memorial Coliseum

    This 12,000-seat event venue at the Rose Quarter is the main home of the Portland Winterhawks WHL hockey team and was the original home of the Trail Blazers. Opened in 1960 as a memorial to veterans from all wars, it hosts over 150 events per year.

More Sports

Portland's roller derby, minor league baseball and mountain sports scenes thrive year-round.

Baseball in Portland

The Portland Pickles and Hillsboro Hops are two local baseball teams pitching summery good times.

Rose City Rollers Roller Derby

The all-female, volunteer-run roller derby team battled its way to the top of Portland’s sports fandom, and a world championship, in recent years.

Winter Sports on Mount Hood

Just a 90-minute drive from downtown, Mount Hood sits right in the city’s backyard and makes for a heck of a winter playground.

Upcoming Sports Events

Editor's Pick
Grand Prix of Portland
Sept. 4–6, 2020

Grand Prix of Portland

Portland International Raceway

Every fall since 2018, Portland International Raceway has hosted the celebrated open-wheel racing with the Grand Prix of Portland.

Editor's Pick

LGBTQ+ Sports & Recreation

Located only a few hours from the beach, the mountains and the high desert, Portland is a sports and wilderness lover’s fantasy come true.