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Portland Movies in the Parks

2015 Portland FREE Movies In The Park Schedule: Goonies, Princess Bride, Big Hero 6, The Lego Movie, Grease & More

The 2015 season on Portland Summer Movies in the Parks starts July 8th and runs through September 11th. There are 25+ films playing all over the city including Goonies, Frozen, Wreck it Ralph, The Lego Movie, The Karate Kid, Back to the Future, & many more. Pre-entertainment by local musicians begins at 6:30PM with free […]

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Portland Concerts in the Park - Mt Tabor

2015 Portland Concerts In The Park Schedule | Free, July & August

The 2015 Portland Concerts in the Park series kicks off July 6th and runs throughout July and August at parks across the city. The first concert will be Sellwood Riverfront Park in SE Portland. The concerts begin at 6:30PM except the Sunday concerts at Elizabeth Caruthers Park, which are at 3PM. All the concerts are […]

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Noon Tunes

Noon Tunes Starts This Week! Free Downtown Portland Summer Concerts Series In Pioneer Square | Info + Schedule

Another free Portland concert series begins this week in Pioneer Square. Noon Tunes kicks Tuesday. Singer-songwriter Justin Klump will bring his Folk/Pop sound that has drawn comparisons to James Taylor, Phillip Phillips, and Damien Rice. The Portland Trail Blazers will also be on-site and you can shoot hoops on the Trail Blazers Rip City sport […]

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Many Portland July 4th Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,200): Fireworks, Blues Festival, Craft Beer Festival & More! | July 2-5, 2015

Hello Portland! Independence Day here here! We’ve got plenty of ways for you to celebrate America: Dinner by Fireworks, Waterfront Blues Fest, Sinful History tour & More! Save big at Columbia Gorge Premium Outlets weekend sale! Portland Craft Beer Festival is open all weekend! Don’t miss the fireworks and lumber games at Estacada Timber Festival! […]

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The Maestro Show featuring Opera Star Dominique Moralez

Cancelled: The Maestro Show featuring Opera Star Tenor Dominique Moralez @ The Gerding Theater | w/ Portland Columbia Symphony, Youtube Star Livia Scott & Brazilian Jazz Guitarist Capital

August 15 @ The Gerding Theater – An extravagant variety show with music from Phantom of the Opera, Moulin Rouge, Queen, Rufus Wainright, Coldplay, and many more unforgettable musical treasures like “Time to Say Goodbye,” “Come What May,” and “New York, New York.”

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Sunday Brunch Cruise w/ Portland Spirit

2015 Friday Early Escape Summer Concerts Cruise w/ Portland Spirit | Live Music, Full-service Bar

July 10-September 25 @ Portland Spirit – Portland Spirit has put together the premier summer concert series in Portland. Join us every Friday afternoon starting July 10th for live music, drinks, delicious Northwest cuisine and an early start to your weekend. The Friday Early Escape summer concert series features a different Northwest band every Friday. […]

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Project Pabst

Win Tickets ($300): Project Pabst 2015 Music Festival @ Zidell Yards on Portland’s South Waterfront | Weezer, Passion Pit, Blondie, TV On the Radio & More!

July 17-19 @ Zidell Yards – The same restored Zidell Yards that hosted the incomparable first year will host the festival’s two stages on its 10 acres in the heart of the South Waterfront District. Blondie, Weezer, Passion Pit, TV On The Radio, The Both (ft. Aimee Mann and Ted Leo), and Against Me! are […]

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Portland 2015 July 4th Weekend Events & Giveaways: Celebrations, Where To Watch Fireworks, Parades, Pictures

America celebrates Independence Day this weekend! As always, we have a large list of Portland July 4th weekend events including parties, dinners, shows, etc. This year, July 4th falls on Saturday, so there will be parties all weekend!

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Many Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,300): World Naked Bike Ride, 90s Dance Cruise, B-52s & More! | June 25-28, 2015

The weekend is here and the HEAT is ON! Too hot for clothes?, How about hopping on the World Naked Bike Ride on Saturday? Stay cool on Portland Spirit’s Totally 90s Dance Cruise or Radical 80s Dance Cruise. Sip cooling Sangria at Hip Chicks Do Wine, The B-52s are at Oregon Zoo this weekend and […]

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mfnw 2015

Win Weekend Passes ($280): MusicfestNW @ Portland’s Waterfront | 3-Day, 2-Stage Festival, Foster the People, Beirut, Modest Mouse & More!

August 21-23 @ Waterfront Park – MusicfestNW is a three-day, two-stage festival featuring some of the biggest and best acts in live music. The event will be an outdoor blowout with access to both stages, food, beverages and more. All ages are welcome! Each child under 8 is free when accompanied by a paying adult

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Mulnomah County Animal Services

Last Chance! Save 40% Off Adoptions at Multnomah County Animal Services During the Month of June!

June 1-30 @ Multnomah County Animal Services – As the only *open door* shelter in Portland, Multnomah County Animal Services accepts all lost, stray, and abandoned animals from Multnomah County. We never pick and choose based on breed, health or temperament and our adoptable animals are 100% local.

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A Walking Tour of Portland's Sinful Past: Shanghaiers, Saloons and Skullduggery

2015 Portland July 4th Weekend Walking Tour of Portland’s Sinful Past – Shanghaiers, Saloons & Skullduggery | Kick A** Oregon History Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin

July 5 – 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 Portland, or “Strip […]

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Worldwide Waffles

2015 Worldwide Waffles: Make Breakfast In Bed History! | Join 600 Others for Breakfast in Bed World Record Attempt in Downtown Portland

July 10 @ Pioneer Courthouse Square – This July, thousands of people will descend on Portland for the 5th annual World Domination Summit. With so many amazing folks coming to town, we wanted to find a way to bring our attendees together with Portlanders to accomplish something both meaningful and memorable.

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Many Portland Father’s Day Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,100): Cider Summit, Oregon Garden Brewfest, Oregon Zoo Concerts & More! | June 18-21, 2015

Hello Portland! Summer’s officially here and it’s Father’s Day Weekend! We’ve got tons of ways to treat Dad, like brunch, cruises & Deep Woods Revival w/ Red Yarn! You can even walk into Portland’s Sinful Past w/ Dad! Tour 4 unique homes on Rare and Amazing Architectural Tour or see if you can escape the Ritual […]

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Win Portland Tickets from PDX Pipeline

Win Portland Tickets ($1,100): Northwest String Summit, Father’s Day Events, Unique Architecture Tour & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including Soulful Giving, ARchitecture Tour, Northwest String Summit & more. FREE PORTLAND: We give out 100s of $$$ in free tickets every week including to many of the top music and art venues in Portland. Join our email list if you like free […]

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2015 Portland Father’s Day Events: Brunch, Specials, Gift Ideas, & More!

Father’s Day is this Sunday, and there are many great Portland events this weekend to enjoy with dad including Portland Beer Week, Father’s Day Brunch, Portland Spirit cruises, architecture tour, Sunday Parkways & More! You can find updates on our Portland Father’s Day Weekend events calendar here.

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Mississippi Street Fair - Portland

Ultimate 2015 Portland Summer Events Calendar: Festivals, Concerts, Movies, Street Fairs & More

The first day of summer arrives this Saturday, June 20th! During the next three months, Portland has one of the greatest summers in the United States, not that we’re biased or anything. From large festivals and street fairs to free concerts and movies in the parks, there are countless ways to enjoy these idyllic summer […]

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Climate Scientist Katharine Hayhoe speaking  on “Climate Change: Fact & Faith”

Win Tickets ($94): World Affairs Council of Oregon 2015 International Speaker Series: Katharine Hayhoe speaking on “Climate Change: Fact & Faith” | Recently Named one of Time’s “100 Most Influential People”

June 24 @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall – Come and hear renowned Climate Scientist Katharine Hayhoe bridge the divide between Fact and Faith—one of the most contentious schisms in the climate change debate. Hayhoe is the final speaker of the 2015 International Speaker Series put on by the World Affairs Council of Oregon.

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Spirit Cruises Explorer

Treat Dad to a Day on the Water w/ Father’s Day Cruises w/ Portland Spirit | Dinner or Brunch, Breathtaking Views, Columbia River Gorge, Downtown Portland

June 21 @ Portland Spirit – Celebrate Father’s Day in a new way this year; spend quality time with family and friends aboard the Portland Spirit, Columbia Gorge Sternwheeler or Explorer jet boat. With many cruises to choose from, you are sure to find the right way to spend the day with Dad. Our Father’s […]

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Bootsy

Win Tickets ($80): Bootsy’s Rubber Band @ Crystal Ballroom | Funk, R&B, Historical-Classical-Funk-Opera

June 24 @ Crystal Ballroom – Bootsy (born William Collins, October 26, 1951, Cincinnati) is one of the all-time great funk and R&B bassist/singer/bandleaders. He formed his first group, the Pacesetters, in 1968, featuring Phelps “Catfish” Collins (his brother; guitar), Frankie “Kash” Waddy (drums), and Philippe Wynne (later of The Spinners fame). From 1969 to […]

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