Related Portland Holiday Events & Info:
- Calendar: Holiday Events, Bazaars, Shopping, Christmas, Local Markets
- Beer: Holiday Ale Festival @ Pioneer Courthouse Square | 50+ Rare Winter Beers & Ciders, 15,000+ Attendees, Heated Tents, Lighted Tree (Nov 30-Dec 4)
- Market: Willamette Week’s Holiday Marketplace and Funniest 5 Showcase @ Alberta Abbey | Portland Christmas Gifts, Ideas, Beer, Drinks & More! (Nov 28)
- Shopping: Small Business Saturday at Division/Clinton | Shop Local Over Thanksgiving Weekend, Prizes, Giveaways, Specials & more! (Nov 26)
- Wine: Domaine Divio Thanksgiving Weekend Event & Wine Tasting | Featuring Oregon Wines in Burgundian Style, Appetizers & Beautiful Views! (Nov 26)
Downtown Portland Tree Lighting
November 25, 2016 | 5:30 p.m. | Pioneer Courthouse Square
Thousands of Portlanders will gather at the Square to celebrate 32 years of lighting of the spectacular 75ft tree. This year’s event will feature a holiday sing-a-long with Thomas Lauderdale and members of Pink Martini, the Pacific Youth Choir, The NW Community Gospel Choir, members of “Oregon’s Own” 234th Army Band, and many more! Complimentary songbooks curated by Thomas Lauderdale, will be distributed to event attendees on a first- come first-served basis. Click here for more info.
Pearl District Tree Lighting
November 26, 2016 | 4:30-6 p.m. | Jamison Square
Enjoy a holiday light show and festive caroling in Jamison Square – a new Portland holiday tradition! Enjoy cookies from Lovejoy Bakers, coffee from Nossa Familia and warm cider from Whole Foods. Click here for more info.
Concordia University Christmas Tree Lighting
November 29, 2016 | 6-7 p.m. | George R. White Library & Learning Center
All are welcome to attend the Concordia University 2016 Christmas Tree Lighting. Enjoy a Christmas carol sing-along with Concordia’s brass ensemble and concert choir, Christmas treats and warm drinks, and a special appearance by Santa and Mrs. Claus. Celebrations will be held outside the George R. White Library & Learning Center from 6:00 to 7:00 pm. Click here for more info.
Beaverton Tree Lighting & Holiday Open House
December 2, 2016 | 4:30-6:30 p.m. | Beaverton City Library & City Park
On December 2, the City has partnered with the German International School to host the annual German Holiday Market presented by Condor Airlines from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. at the City Park parking lot. Traditionally held at the German International School, the market brings the traditions of a European winter holiday including German food, crafts, live music, wine and beer tastings and more! Click here for more info.
Camas Hometown Holidays Holiday Tree Lighting
December 2, 2016 | 6-9 p.m. | Liberty Theatre
Hosted and organized by the City of Camas, Hometown Holidays includes the downtown tree lighting, photos with Santa, crafts, hay rides, Camas Schools entertainment, hot cocoa sponsored by Journey Church, holiday shopping, art shows, and more! Tree lighting is at 6:30 and yes, there will be fireworks again! Click here for more info.
Foster Area Tree Lighting
November 29, 2016 | 6-8 p.m. | Laurelwood City Park
This is a family friendly, secular tree lighting put on by the Foster Area Business Association, in partnership with the Foster Powell Neighborhood Association in order to bring winter cheer to our community. Click here for more info.
Hillsboro Holly Days Holiday Tree Lighting
November 26, 2016 | 5:30-6 p.m. | Tom Hugues Civic Center Plaza
Join us Saturday November 26, 2016, for the annual Holly Days and tree lighting. Festivities begin at 1 pm with a special winter marketplace featuring local artists, crafts, food and drinks, fresh winter produce, live entertainment. Tom Hughes Civic Center Plaza will be bustling with holiday cheer and excitement leading up to the awe-inspiring tree lighting ceremony at 5:30 p.m. Click here for more info.
Gresham Spirit of Christmas Tree Lighting
November 26, 2016 | 5-6:30 p.m. | Arts Plaza
The 25th annual Spirit of Christmas tree lighting – one of the community’s most popular events – will ring in Gresham’s holiday season with a free, family-friendly program that includes a parade, live music, hot cocoa, photos with Santa and the lighting of the 60-foot Ponderosa pine on the Arts Plaza. Click here for more info.
Lake Oswego Holiday Tree Lighting
November 25, 2016 | 5:30-6:30 p.m. | Bigelow Plaza
The Lake Oswego Chamber of Commerce and the City of Lake Oswego invite you to join in a time-honored tradition as we ring in the holiday season. This extraordinary evening of holiday cheer includes caroling, performances from local high schools and the Millennium Concert Band. Gather at the corner of 5th Street & A Avenue to see the lighting of the Bigelow Plaza Holiday Tree, then parade to Millennium Park for the lighting of the Millennium Tree. The festivities also include a visit from a special guest from the North Pole delivered by our own Lake Oswego Fire Department.Click here for more info.
Milwaukie Umbrella Parade and Tree Lighting
December 3, 2016 | 3:45 – 6 p.m. | City Hall
Join the Milwaukie holiday tradition of decorating umbrellas and parading through downtown ending with the lighting of the tree on Sat., Dec. 3. Parade participants are asked to convene by 3:45 p.m., the parade marches at 4:15 p.m. and the tree will be lit at 5 p.m. Click here for more info.
Oregon City Tree Lighting
December 3, 2016 | 4-6 p.m. | Liberty Plaza
Join Santa Saturday, December 3rd for the Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony in Downtown Oregon City! Festivities begin at 4:30pm with performances and a holiday carol sing-a-long led by the Clackamas Community College Choir and the Oregon City High School Choir! Santa arrives at 5:00pm so get there here early and enjoy the music and refreshments! Click here for more info.
Sherwood Winter Festival & Tree Lighting
December 3, 2016 | 4 p.m. | Cannery Square Plaza
Featuring Live Nativity, Tree Lighting + Santa. The Sherwood Winter Festival is a wonderful annual community celebration. The generosity of local businesses and the City of Sherwood make the Winter Festival possible. The Winter Festival takes place the first Saturday of December every year. Click here for more info.
Troutdale Tree Lighting
December 2, 2016 | 5:30 -7 p.m. | West Columbia Gorge Chamber of Commerce
Celebrate the “Season of Giving” in charming Historic Troutdale! The festivities begin with musical performances, hot chocolate and cider. The Tree Lighting is at 6pm with Mayor Doug Daoust officiating and is immediately followed by the arrival of Santa & Mrs. Claus by Fire Engine. Stroll the streets with our Carolers, take a picture with Santa, enjoy holiday shopping, have dinner, and give a gift donation to SnowCap: food (for people & pets: canned or nonperishable), blankets, and/or clothing. The Tree Lighting ceremony is held in conjunction with the Troutdale First Friday Art Walk which features local artists, galleries and unique shops. Click here for more info.
West Linn Community Tree Lighting
December 2, 2016 | 6 p.m. | West Linn City Hall and Cascade Summit Town Square
Usher in the holidays with this free Community Tree Lighting and Celebration at West Linn City Hall, Friday, December 2 with outdoor entertainment by the Corner Church Children’s Choir, drinks and sweets from Starbucks and a kid’s activities. Don’t miss the arrival of Santa atop an antique fire engine with the Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue crew at 6:15 pm! Click here for more info.
Vancouver Tree Lighting
November 25, 2016 | 5:15 p.m. | Esther Short Park
Be there when thousands of lights come alive on Vancouver’s community tree in Esther Short Park. Santa will be there!Enjoy Music by Vancouver Pops Orchestra Concert @ Vanouver Hilton. Click here for more info.
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