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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Day of the Dead group show
Sept. 26–Oct. 29, 2019

Day of the Dead group show

Guardino Gallery Free

“Guardino Gallery has been hosting its annual Day of the Dead group show for thirteen years, and the…

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Eiko Otake: A Body in Places
Sept. 5–Oct. 24, 2019

Eiko Otake: A Body in Places

Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA) Free

A Body in Places is the omnibus title of Eiko’s first solo project, which started with her revisit…

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Exquisite Creatures
Oct. 5, 2019–Feb. 16, 2020

Exquisite Creatures

OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry) Free

Exquisite Creatures, an artistic experience that unravels humanity’s intimate relationship with th…

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For Kids
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Fighting for the Right to Fight: African American Experiences in World War II
Oct. 17, 2019–Jan. 12, 2020

Fighting for the Right to Fight: African American Experiences in World War II

Oregon Historical Society Free

In the years leading up to World War II, racial segregation and discrimination were part of daily li…

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Cultural Communities, History
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Halloween Events

From corn mazes to dance performances, half-marathons to haunted houses, Portland provides the perfect Halloween plans for any scare-seeker.

Happening This Week

Discover all the things to do in and around Portland in the next seven days.

Around the World in 82 Dishes
Oct. 11–27, 2019

Around the World in 82 Dishes

Various Restaurants Free

Presented by the 82nd Avenue of Roses Business Association. Join up for an international food tour o…

Cultural Communities, Food & Drink
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Kenton Portland Farmers Market
Oct. 23–Nov. 27, 2019

Kenton Portland Farmers Market

North Portland Free

The Kenton Farmers Market is located in the heart of the historic Kenton neighborhood in North Portl…

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Food & Drink, Shopping
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 Y La Bamba with Brown Calculus and Noche Libre
Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019

Y La Bamba with Brown Calculus and Noche Libre

Doug Fir Restaurant, Bar & Lounge $16-$20

Celebrate night one of Y La Bamba’s fifth record release. Featuring performances by Brown Calculus a…

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Music, Nightlife
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Portland Mac 'n' Cheese Festival
Oct. 25–27, 2019

Portland Mac 'n' Cheese Festival

Castaway Portland Varies

Mac ‘n’ cheese, the versatile and unapologetically cheesy side dish, is being celebrated as the main…

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Festival, Food & Drink

What Interests You?

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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.