70+ Portland Thanksgiving Weekend Events & Giveaways ($700+): Tree Lighting, Black Friday, Cinnamon Bear, Wine Tasting, Holiday / Christmas Gift Ideas & More! | November 22-26, 2017

Hello, Portland, Thanksgiving Weekend is here! Portland’s Holiday Tree lights up Friday. Pittock Mansion is all prettied up for the holidays and now you can see wine country without the drive! Grab some holiday gifts at Small Business Saturday, sail to Maybeland w/ Cinnamon Bear or smash some cupcakes at La Fete du Macaron.

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sinful past tour

Walk into Portland’s Sinful Past on Thanksgiving Weekend on the Shanghaiers, Saloons & Skullduggery Tour | w/ Kick A** Oregon History Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin

November 25 in Downtown Portland – In addition to the shanghaiers and con men, always on the prowl, saloons, gambling halls and bordellos also thrived in “Whitechapel,” “The North End,” or Old Town, as we know it today. Some of these storied establishments have come and gone, but others have survived, and many say that […]

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Portland in the News: Black Friday Freebie; Oregon’s Growing Population; The (Still) Beautiful Gorge & More! | November 22, 2017

Thanksgiving is here! There are several local organizations serving Thanksgiving to anyone in need of a meal. Unfortunately, Macy’s Holiday parade is no more, but you can catch views of old parades on YouTube. And Portland’s best Black Friday deal can be found at Oregon Humane Society: FREE pet crate with the purchase of a […]

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2017 Black Friday Tea Brunch @ NE Portland’s Nonna Tavern | Thanksgiving Weekend, Tea Service by Teri Gelber , Music by Phil Baker & Bryn Roberts (Pink Martini / Diana Ross Band), + Bryn Roberts (Roseanne Cash’s Pianist)

November 24 @ Nonna Tavern – Black Friday Tea Brunch at Nonna Tavern! A great way to escape the downtown madness! Live Music by Phil Baker (Diana Ross Band Bassist, Pink Martini) and Bryn Roberts (Roseanne Cash’s Pianist)

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November power breakfast

Win Tickets ($90): December Power Breakfast: Footwear & Apparel Panel @ Sentinel Hotel | Industry Opportunities & Challenges, Speakers & more!

December 7 @ Sentinel Hotel – Join the Portland Business Journal as we sit down with some of the best in the business to hear about the opportunities and challenges facing the footwear and apparel industry here in our home. Join us for this Power Breakfast panel! As we all know, Portland is no stranger […]

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Win Tickets ($64): Charles Dickens Writes A Christmas Carol @ The Vault Theatre | “Ghostly Little Book,” The Story Behind The Beloved Holiday Classic

November 30-December 23 @ The Vault Theater – Christmas Carol has delighted millions in a dizzying array of formats: movies, plays, musicals, cartoons, and more. But what many people do NOT know about Dickens’ “Ghostly little book” is the origin story: how did one of England’s most prolific writers ever come up with the idea […]

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Win Tickets ($45): Michael Allen Harrison’s 2017 Christmas At The Old Church | Heart-warming Holiday Tradition, Downtown Portland Concert Series

December 13-26 @ The Old Church – A special heart-warming holiday concert series featuring Michael and his musical family, including the fabulous vocals of Julianne Johnson and many spectacular special guests. Relish the warmth and magic of the holiday season at The Old Church. Highlighting the best of talent in the Northwest, the 25th Anniversary […]

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Del McCoury Band

Win Tickets ($84): Del McCoury Band @ Aladdin Theater | Bluegrass, Jam Band

December 1 @ Aladdin Theater – For more than fifty years, Del McCoury’s music has defined authenticity for hard core bluegrass fans as well as a growing number of fans among those only vaguely familiar with the genre. McCoury is something special, a living link to the days when bluegrass was made only in hillbilly […]

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Nov 25th 80s New wave

Win Tickets: 80s New Wave Video Dance Attack @ Lola’s Room | 2017 Portland Thanksgiving Weekend, MTV Hits, Video Projections, Dancing

November 25 @ Crystal Ballroom – The longest running weekly ’80s dance night in Portland is now featuring a once-a-month New Wave & Alternative edition of 80s Video Dance Attack! 80s New Wave Video Dance Attack dives into our archives to feature videos from artists like Depeche Mode, Yaz, The Cure, A-ha, Siouxsie & The […]

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Win Tickets ($36): SALES @ Aladdin Theater | Indie Pop, Guitar Based Pop, w/ Chaos Chaos

December 3 @ Aladdin Theater – The Florida indie pop duo self-released their eponymous six-track debut EP on September 22, 2014 featuring the singles “renee”, “chinese new year”, “vow”, and “getting it on”, and were named “Ones to Watch” by Hype Machine + BBC Radio 6 Music. So far, the songs on SALES EP have […]

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Portland Saturday Market

Portland Saturday Market Pop Up Shop in Downtown Portland | Featuring 60 Artists, Holiday Market Every Day Through Christmas Eve

Daily Through December 24 – The Portland Saturday Market’s holiday pop up shop, Portland Saturday Market Indoors, brings the shopping experience of our city’s nationally recognized open-air weekend market to a brick-and-mortar store, open seven days a week for the holiday season. The shop will offer a wide selection of fine arts and crafts produced […]

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Christmas in the Garden

2017 Christmas in the Garden @ The Oregon Garden | Outdoor Ice Skating Rink, Christmas Market, Lights, Live Music, Biergarten, Santa Claus, Snowless Tubing, Fire Pits & More!

November 24-December 31 @ Oregon Garden – Located in The Oregon Garden, in the charming town of Silverton, Ore., Christmas in the Garden features ice skating, snowless tubing, 25 artisan vendors, photos with Santa, fire pits and live music each night.

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America's Largest Christmas Bazaar

Get a Head Start on Holiday Shopping at America’s Largest Christmas Bazaar @ Portland Expo | Black Friday, Thanksgiving Weekend, 900+ Booths, Crafts, Gift Ideas

November 24-26, December 1-3 – This colorful holiday event has been produced by the same small local company for 34 years. With innovation and creativity, the show has kept pace with today’s consumers throughout its history, offering a great opportunity to buy unique gifts in all price ranges.

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Cinnamon Bear Portland Spirit

Treat Your Family w/ 2017 Cinnamon Bear Holiday Cruises w/ Portland Spirit | Storytelling, Magic, Holiday / Christmas Treats, Thanksgiving Weekend

November 25 -December 27 @ Portland Spirit – Join us aboard the Portland Spirit as we magically transform the boat into Maybeland from the classic radio show and beloved children’s book. Magical fairies and elves will greet you as Captain Taffy and his crew get the cruise underway. We’ll have story time with Queen Melissa, […]

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La Fête du Macaron

La Fête du Macaron @ Pix Patisserie | Cupcake Stomp, Macaron Flavor Contest, 30 Flavors & More over Portland 2017 Thanksgiving Weekend

November 25 @ Pix Patisserie – Pix Pâtisserie celebrates the French Macaron once again at its annual La Fête du Macaron. Thirty colorful flavors will fill the pastry case while tantalizing the eyes and the taste buds. Go one step further and get a Macaronut, a deep fried macaron.

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PDX Women in Tech (PDXWIT) Happy Hour Networking Event

PDX Women in Tech (PDXWIT) Happy Hour Networking Event @ Free Geek | 2017 Portland Giving Tuesday, Free, Speakers, Support

November 28 @ FreeGeek – PDXWIT exists as a way to encourage, support and empower women in the Portland tech community. One way to feel empowered is to lift each other at work, and because we feel this is so important, we’ve made it the theme of this event. The conversation starter is “What’s something […]

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Win Tickets ($22): Explore Pittock Mansion Decorated for the Holidays: A Holiday Tradition for More Than 50 Years!

November 20-December 31 @ Pittock Mansion – Enjoy the wonders of the season at Pittock Mansion’s annual holiday display, a Portland tradition for over 50 years. This year, experience the iconic places, people, and events of Portland—like Powell’s Books, Packy the elephant, and Peacock Lane—as they are incorporated into the decorative stylings of volunteers and […]

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Mannequin @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, 35mm Film, Portland 2017 Thanksgiving Weekend Events

November 24-26 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – To those that appreciate the aesthetic that 1980s consumerist culture has to offer, this film is for you. Mannequin is the definition of aesthetically pleasing with its pastel mall scenes, chic holographic clothing, and funky hairstyles —— a modern retelling of the mythology of Pygmalion, a sculptor who […]

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Jubal Flagg @ Helium Comedy Club | “Brooke and Jubal in the Morning,” Dish Nation, Portland 2017 Thanksgiving Weekend

November 24-25 @ Helium Comedy Club – Jubal Flagg is a standup comedian, radio host, television personality and comedy writer. Known for his quick wit and keen and often strange observations, Jubal has been entertaining audiences on-stage and on the radio for over 10 years. Jubal currently hosts “Brooke and Jubal in the Morning” on […]

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Portland Christmas Holiday Tree

Portland Christmas / Holiday Tree Pictures, Video & 2017 Info: Lighting, Sing-A-Long, Hot Chocolate | Pioneer Square, Thanksgiving Weekend

November 24 @ Pioneer Courthouse Square – Portland’s 2017 Christmas / Holiday tree lighting is the Friday after Thanksgiving at 5:30PM. This tree lighting event will feature a holiday sing-a-long featuring Thomas Lauderdale with members of Pink Martini.

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