Portland Events

From beer festivals to artistic performances, there’s always something to do in Portland.

Editors’ Event Picks

Here are some of our recommended upcoming events in and around Portland.

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PDX Pop-Up Shops
Nov. 14–Dec. 31, 2019

PDX Pop-Up Shops

Pioneer Place Free

PDX Pop-Up Shops return to downtown Portland ever winter, making it easy to find locally made gifts …

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Friday, Nov. 22, 2019


Oregon Zoo $39.95

Enjoy the twinkling magical wonderland of ZooLights – without any kids! Join up for the third annu…

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Beer, Food & Drink
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Black Nativity 2019
Nov. 28–Dec. 15, 2019

Black Nativity 2019

Bethel AME Church $7-$25

By Langston Hughes. The show was originally first performed off-Broadway on December 11, 1961 and th…

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Cultural Communities, Music, Performing Arts
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Ha Ha Harvest Comedy Festival
Nov. 29–Dec. 1, 2019

Ha Ha Harvest Comedy Festival

Multiple venues $49 for 3-day pass

A three-day post-Thanksgiving comedy festival in in seven central Portland venues with 90 performers…

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Comedy, Festival, Nightlife

Holiday Events

From Thanksgiving through year’s end, Portland offers an abundance of celebrations, from the traditional to the unexpected.

What Interests You?

You'll discover events in Portland that are tailored to your tastes, no matter how eclectic.

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Fall Events

As the trees change color and the weather cools, Portland’s calendar fills with cultural, wine and autumnal events.

Events by Season

Portland is welcoming and lively year-round, with every season offering its own allures.

Winter in Portland

Portland's arts and culture scenes are in full swing during the long nights of winter, when the city comes to life with special activities events.

Summer in Portland

In the summertime, Portland pulls out all the stops, with festivals celebrating craft beer, music, contemporary art and the city’s culinary scene.

Spring in Portland

Springtime in Portland bring plenty of showers and new growth, along with only-in-Portland activities and celebrations of beer, food, fiestas and flowers.

Events by Month

No matter what time of year you visit, there's always something fun to see and do in Portland.