Here’s an easy last minute gift idea: This year, have Santa give them the gift of a city wide scavenger hunt turns Portland into a giant game board!
RCTID! Cheer on the Timbers as they compete in the MLS Cup Final vs Atlanta United on December 8 in Atlanta at 5 p.m. Pacific Below are a few places to watch the game in Portland + drink & food specials!
December 8 – Dig out your Santa suit from the bottom of the closet where it’s been since you last wore it last year – It’s time for the Original Portland Santacon! This massive red & white pub crawl usually starts downtown, but be sure to check their website for an official meetup location.
December 15 @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall – Tim Burton’s fantastical tale of the Pumpkin King, Oogie Boogie, and Sandy Claws comes to life on our big screen, complete with Danny Elfman’s film score performed live to picture. Costumes encouraged, it’s the perfect outing to get you ready for Christmas!
December 8-23 @ Victorian Belle – For most of the month of December, Victorian Belle is known as “The Miracle of a Million Lights” and is open to the public for tours of the decorated house and grounds. The entire 2.5 acres is filled with a million plus twinkling lights that turn this historic Portland […]
December 5-7, 12-15, 18-20 on Portland Spirit – 2018 marks the 65th year for the Christmas Ship Parade on the Columbia and Willamette Rivers in Portland, Oregon. The Christmas Ship Fleet cruises between both rivers offering the Portland area thrilling Christmas time parades.
December 8-9 @ Skyview Concert Hall – The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra invites all to join in its festive musical jubilee this weekend as it presents joyful holiday favorites at the annual Holiday Pops Celebration. The stage will fill as the Columbia Dance Company shares in performing selections from Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake including beloved pieces like […]
December 6 @ Clinton Street Theater – Bubble & Squeeze is a late-night hilarious, risqué cabaret of bubble magic, mad effervescent music, and multi-media display that takes bubble art to a higher level… and beyond.
December 7-9 @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall – It’s the 20th Anniversary of Gospel Christmas, the tradition that just gets bigger and better, year after year! Join the region’s premier gospel singers and the Oregon Symphony for an evening that’s sure to have you on your feet, clapping and shouting, celebrating the true spirit of […]
December 12-26 @ 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 28th Anniversary […]
It’s your last chance to escape Dr. Zylchov’s Laboratory! After 4 years, Escapism is retiring Portland’s longest running escape room at the end of 2018! Escapism’s Cold War Themed Room: Dr. Zylchov’s Laboratory closes its doors December 31!
December 12 @ Aladdin Theater – Rory Gallagher’s music reached a massive audience from Norway to Spain, from Japan to the USA, covering all parts of the globe and producing some of the greatest rock/blues albums of the 60s, 70s and 80s. Sadly we lost Rory on June 14th 1995. To his devoted fans and […]
February 3 @ Revolution Hall – Join Pam, Cheryl, and Lidia (plus surprises) as they share stories, conversation, inspirational moments, and insights. It’s like a slumber party, without the sleeping part.
December 31 @ Pure Space – 2019 Midnite New Year’s Eve @ Pure Space in Portland’s Pearl District
December 13 @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall – The gravity-defying movements and choreography of these aerialists, acrobats, dancers, and jugglers have captivated audiences around the globe – so we invited them to present their spectacular holiday show. A treat for the whole family!
December 9 @ Night Light Lounge – The Portland Lumberjacks are joining us for Drag Brunch! We’ll have a raffle, jello shots, and burly men in short shorts!
December 31 @ Roseland Theater – Ring in 2019 w/ Railroad Earth & The Shook Twins @ Roseland Theater!
December 9 @ Pix Patisserie – Celebrate the art of making (and drinking) bubbles with the creator of the World’s Best Champagne List. Pix is hosting an afternoon exclusively dedicated to sparkling wine.
December 31 @ Downtown Hilton – Singles, couples and large groups of friends are all welcome at the Champagne Ball, we welcome everyone as long as they dress for the occasion and know how to have fun.
December 6-22 @ The Chapel Theatre – Focusing on the Nebula Award winning novella Unicorn Tapestry, it is the story of a psychotherapist, Dr. Floria Landauer, and her troubling relationship with her patient, Dr. Edward Lewis Weyland.
December 30 @ Crystal Ballroom – The Polish Ambassador (real name David Sugalski) is raising the bar for what it means to be a professionally touring musician. Sure, the electronic musician lays claim to producing the sweetest beats this side of the Milky Way Galaxy, but the world’s funkiest diplomat is also using his popularity […]
December 14 @ Crystal Ballroom – Having been the subject and willing conspirator of many intentional lies planted in Sonic Youth bios over the years, I know first hand the way album lore can bend reality to its truth. After the infamous Byron Coley originated the SY “Trilogy” myth in the Murray Street bio, we […]
Cancelled – Transangelic Exodus is a new landmark for the American singer-songwriter: “Not a concept record, but almost a novel, or a cluster of stories on a theme, a combination of fiction and a half-true memoir,” according to its author. “A personal companion for a paranoid road trip. A queer outlaw saga.”
December 7 @ The Goodfoot – First Friday Superjam means funk, soul, disco & hip hop with DJ Magneto and Friends. Come and join the dance party!
December 13 @ Hilton Hotel – You work tirelessly to build your company, its brand, image and reputation. The hope is that millions of people interact with your brand daily but how do you know if your work is making an impact? There’s one way to find out – Oregon’s Most Admired.
December 8 @ EastBurn – Internationally renowned lead singers Horacio Blanco (Desorden Publico) and Pedro Castillo (Aditus) will bring to Portland a unique unplugged jam session with the best ska and Spanish pop rock.
December 6 @ The Goodfoot – Time travel from the year 2034, where war has been banished, judgement-free party times of friendship abound, and veteran goodfoot guitarist Jimmy Russell (Quick and Easy Boys) leads a super group of Portland all-stars!
December 6 @ The Sentinel Hotel – As president of Banfield Pet Hospital, Brian Garish leads the vision and strategic direction of the practice. Founded in Portland in 1955, Banfield is the largest general-veterinary practice in the world.
December 3 @ EastBurn – The show is funny, smart, progressive, feminist, positive, and often heartwarming. The show showcases the best comedians in Portland along with national acts and is hosted by Barbara Holm. There will be prizes!
December 14 – 16 @ Aladdin Theater – A Portland tradition for 25 years, Holidays With The Trail Band takes its final bow at the Aladdin Theater this year. Let The Trail Band get you into the holiday spirit one last time with special guest and multi-instrumentalist, Lex Browning, who completes the original band line-up […]
On December 8th, Ventopia will host its first Artisans and Collectibles show at the Tigard Grange in Tigard from 10am – 4pm. Browse handcrafted jewelry, dolls and rustic furniture. For the collector there will be comics, sports cards, action figures and much more!
March 13 @ Keller Auditoirum – Aziz stars in, writes, and directs MASTER OF NONE, a Netflix original comedy series that he co-created with Alan Yang (PARKS AND RECREATION).
December 2 @ Revolution Hall – The Chris Robinson Brotherhood are on tour in support of their latest studio album ‘Barefoot In The Head.’ In the middle of one of their most prolific periods to date, the band is riding a creative wave with a slew of studio and live records coming out amidst a […]