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80+ Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($2,050+): SantaCon, Christmas @ The Old Church, 80s Holiday Party, FestiBus & Peacock Lane, Christmas Revels, Geek The Halls & More! | December 14-17, 2017

Happy Holidays, Portland! The weekend is back and Peacock Lane lights up nightly starting Friday. Find last minute gifts at Festival of the Last Minute. Catch Brunch w/ Santa! Portland Saturday Market’s Spirits Fest is on Saturday & Sunday. Dance to all the old hits at 80s Video Dance Attack Holiday Party. Get the perfect […]

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Portland Saturday Market Festival of the last minute

Find Holiday & Christmas Gifts at Portland Saturday Market’s 2017 Festival Of The Last Minute | Open Through Christmas Eve, 40+ Types of Arts & Crafts, Santa

December 16-24 @ Waterfront Park – No time to check everyone off your “nice” list? No problem! ‘Tis the season for the Festival of the Last Minute! With any welcome holiday tradition, Portland Saturday Market returns with its one-stop event for all those who’ve delayed starting their shopping — and those who simply don’t want […]

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Dinner Detective

Give the Gift of Mystery w/ Portland’s Dinner Detective! | Largest Murder Mystery Dinner Show In The U.S. Everyone’s Suspect

December 23 @ Courtyard by Mariott – The Dinner Detective® is America’s LARGEST murder mystery comedy dinner show! You’ll solve a hilarious murder case while you enjoy a fantastic four-course plated dinner. A tantalizing Prize Package awaits our Top Sleuth of the evening. But be careful! In this show, EVERYONE is a suspect, even YOU, […]

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Winter Holiday Pop up

Winter Holiday Pop-up: A Benefit for the Oregon Food Bank @ Goat Blocks | Free Photos w/ Santa, Sweets, 2017 Portland Christmas Gift Ideas, Last Minute Gifts

December 16-17 @ Goat Blocks – You’re invited to our first Winter Holiday Pop-up at the Goat Blocks! We will have a free photo-booth with Santa, sweets and treats, and local craft vendors if you need a last minute gift.

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Portland Saturday Market

Portland Saturday Market Pop Up Shop in Downtown Portland | Featuring 60 Artists, Find Last Minute Gifts, 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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70+ Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($2,300+): Miracle of a Million Lights, Shopping, Markets, Bazaars, Christmas Ships, Cocktail Wonderland & More! | December 7-10, 2017

Hello, Portland, the weekend is back and Christmas Ships have returned to the city’s rivers. Shop the city’s premier makers at Portland Bazaar. Treat yourself w/ Cocktail Wonderland and Bubbly Spectacular. The Miracle of a Million Lights runs December 9-23. And New Year’s Eve is coming – get your tickets soon!

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Twelfth Night @ Sunnyside Community House | Shakespeare’s Subversive Gender-Bending Comedy with an All Female Cast!

December 8-10 @ Sunnyside Community House – Rose City Shakespeare Company presents Shakespeare’s subversive gender bending comedy with an all-female cast! The venue is a beautiful historic re-purposed church that looks like a medieval castle. Perfect for our medieval themed production!

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Shop Late on Williams

Shop Williams Late on Friday For Huge Deals on Clothing, Home, Vintage, Toys & More! | 4 Hours! 8 Shops! 20% Off Storewide!

December 8 on North Williams Avenue – Cross everything off your holiday list at 8 shops on N. Williams Ave between Fremont and Skidmore staying open late for this festive late night shopping party. You’ll find a range of holiday gift options from clothing to home goods, children’s toys, letterpress and vintage. Each store provides […]

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Comfort & Joy

Oregon Symphony Presents 2017 Comfort and Joy: A Classical Christmas @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall | Holiday Classics, Seasonal Favorites, Merry Sing-Alongs & More!

December 17 @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall – Light holiday classics, seasonal favorites, and a very merry sing-along make for a jubilant evening shared with friends. Music by Bach, Tchaikovksy, Vaughan Williams, and more.

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International Holiday Festival

Hear How Holidays Around the World are Celebrated w/ International Holiday Festival @ St. Anne’s Chapel, Marylhurst University | Featuring Music of Many Languages, Faiths & Cultures!

December 9 @ St. Anne’s Chapel – International Holiday Festival featuring Handel’s Messiah, Marylhurst Chamber Choir, Shabâvâ Ensemble, and members of the Portland Chamber Orchestra!

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Alien Zoo

Give the Gift of Escape! Your Habitat Awaits at Escapism Portland | Pass The Alien Intelligence Tests to Escape the Alien Zoo!

You will spend the rest of your days here being ogled and teased by alien families as you attempt their insulting “intelligence tests.” The aliens think humans are among the most primitive lifeforms in the zoo. Can you prove them wrong? Other humans have been here for some time. Perhaps if you work together, you […]

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Holiday Concert Series w/ Concert Rock Violinist Aaron Meyer

Portland’s 2017 Holiday Concert Series w/ Concert Rock Violinist Aaron Meyer | Rock Orchestra, w The Brown Sisters, Julian Meyer, & More!

December 14-16 @ First Congregational Church – The Aaron Meyer Holiday Concert Series has been a Northwest Holiday Tradition for 17 years. Portland’s own rock violinist’s Aaron Meyer embraces his eclectic influence of classical and world musics to bring together the sounds of the season as you’ve never heard them performed. As the energy of […]

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Victorian Belle

Portland’s 2017 The Miracle of a Million Lights @ Victorian Belle | Santa, Million Christmas / Holiday Lights, 10+ Specially Decorated Trees, Vintage Decorations, Cider, Live Music, Gifts

December 9-23 @ 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 […]

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2017 Portland Bazaar @ North Warehouse | Featuring 50 of the City’s Premiere Makers, Meet the Makers Party + Happy Hour

December 8-10 @ The North Warehouse – The Portland Bazaar is Portland, Oregon’s most highly curated holiday fair and celebration of the exceptional handmade goods and foodstuffs being produced by Portland’s creative maker community.

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Cinnamon Bear Portland Spirit

Portland Spirit Magically Transforms into Maybeland for Cinnamon Bear Holiday Cruises! | Storytelling, Magic, Treats

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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