COVID-19 Resources for Meeting Planners

Travel Portland updates this page frequently with the latest information about safety measures and impact on travel.

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Travel Portland, along with the Oregon Health Authority, City of Portland and Multnomah County, are closely monitoring the impact of COVID-19 in our community. Read on to learn how our hospitality community is working to implement enhanced procedures to safely welcome you to Portland.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

If I visit Portland from out of state, do I need to self-quarantine?

No. The previous statewide travel advisory recommending a 14-day quarantine for non-vaccinated travelers has been lifted.

What is currently open in Portland?

While most COVID restrictions have been lifted in Oregon, individual businesses, restaurants, stores and attractions determine their own operating strategies; please check with specific businesses before visiting.

Do I have to wear a face mask in Portland?

The statewide mask mandate has been lifted. However, masks are still required in healthcare settings and are recommended on public transportation, including buses, trains, airplanes, and airports.

In addition, businesses may determine their own operating procedures, and some may continue to require masks and/or proof of vaccination. We recommend checking with individual businesses before visiting and carrying a mask with you, just in case.

Check out the Oregon Health Authority website for more information.

Are Portland restaurants open for sit-down dining?

Yes. Restaurants can open for indoor and outdoor dining at full capacity. We recommend checking restaurants’ hours of operation as well as health and safety protocols before visiting.

What events are happening this week/month/season in Portland?

With COVID restrictions being lifted, events are starting to take place again, often with social distancing and safety measures in place. Check out our event calendar to find upcoming events, and be sure to check individual event websites for the latest details.

What Portland hotels are open now?

Hotels are open for lodging but may offer limited facilities and services, so check with the individual location for details.

Are social distancing restrictions in effect in Portland?

Social distancing restrictions have been lifted in Portland and the rest of Oregon.

Is proof of vaccination required for fully vaccinated travelers?

Some local establishments require proof of vaccination as a condition of entry (either the vaccination card itself or a photo of the vaccination card). We encourage fully vaccinated travelers to be prepared with this information if applicable. See a running list of restaurants and bars requiring proof of vaccination.

Portland International Airport (PDX)

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Portland International Airport
Credit: Port of Portland

Portland International Airport is open and has implemented increased cleaning and safety practices to protect travelers.

Oregon Convention Center

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Oregon Convention Center
Credit: Oregon Convention Center

The Oregon Convention Center is open.


tables set up in a meeting space at the Porter Hotel

Hotels are open for lodging but may offer limited facilities and services, so check with the individual location for details.

Portland hotels’ certifications and safety and cleaning efforts are highlighted in the property detail pages of our hotel/venue finder.

Hotel Safety Resources

Looking for a customized virtual site tour?

If you can't make it to Portland, let us bring Portland to you. Contact your sales or convention services manager directly to request a custom itinerary.

Restaurants & Retail

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Restaurants, retail stores, farmers’ markets and malls are open at full capacity.


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MAX Light Rail train in downtown Portland

TriMet, which operates the Portland metro region’s bus and light rail systems is operating at full capacity. All passengers are required to wear masks.

Useful Links

Additional Resources

Visit these sites to learn more about COVID-19 in the Portland area and beyond.

COVID-19 Information

Multnomah County

Building a Safe & Strong Oregon

Oregon Governor Kate Brown

COVID-19 Updates

Oregon Health Authority

Coronavirus Disease 2019

Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

Toolkit for Domestic Travelers

Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

Travel Guidance

Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

COVID-19 Advice for the Public

World Health Organization (WHO)

COVID-19 Travel Advice

World Health Organization (WHO)

Tourism Industry Resources