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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Reel Music Film Festival
Jan. 24–Feb. 16, 2020

Reel Music Film Festival

Whitsell Auditorium

Featuring a kaleidoscopic selection of genres, movements, labels, bands, and solo artists, the annua…

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Festival, Film, Music
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Mochitsuki
Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020

Mochitsuki

Portland State University $4-$12

A Japanese New Year tradition, Mochitsuki refers to the pounding of sticky rice to make mochi rice c…

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Cultural Communities, Food & Drink, For Kids, Music
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Fertile Ground Festival
Jan. 30–Feb. 9, 2020

Fertile Ground Festival

Multiple locations Prices vary

See Portland’s newest theater and dance works every January at Portland’s Fertile Ground Festival.

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Portland Seafood & Wine Festival
Jan. 31–Feb. 1, 2020

Portland Seafood & Wine Festival

Oregon Convention Center $13

Enjoy entertainment, lots of fresh Oregon seafood and wine, craft beers, cider, and distilled spirit…

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Festival, Food & Drink

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.

Happening This Week

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

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Portland Old Time Music Gathering
Jan. 15–19, 2020

Portland Old Time Music Gathering

Multiple Venues $15-$30

For fans of square dancing, banjo playing, guitar picking and everything else acoustic and old timey…

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Festival, For Kids, Music
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School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play
Jan. 18–Feb. 16, 2020

School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play

Portland Center Stage at The Armory Ticket Prices Vary

“Controlling social cliques, oppressive beauty standards and cut-throat competition. Yep, sounds lik…

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Performing Arts
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Rose City Classic Dog Show
Jan. 15–19, 2020

Rose City Classic Dog Show

Portland Expo Center Ticket Prices Vary

The Rose City Classic Dog Show is one of the largest and most popular dog events in the United State…

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For Kids
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Ramen + Whisky Fest
Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020

Ramen + Whisky Fest

Leftbank Annex $45

Willamette Week marries two of the hottest trends in food and drink by bringing your favorite ramen …

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Festival, Food & Drink

What Interests You?

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

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Events by Season

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

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.

Fall in Portland

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

Events by Month

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