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2019 National Parks Free Entry Days | Crater Lake, Olympic National Park, Lewis & Clark National Historic Park

April 20

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Portland, OR United States

America’s Best Idea — our national parks — is even better when admission is free! Mark your calendar now for entrance fee-free dates for the coming year. On these dates, FREE entrance is available to National Parks across the country that normally charge a fee. During the fee-free days, the parks waive entrance fees, commercial tour fees and transportation entrance fees. Other fees such as reservations, camping, tours, concessions and fees collected by third parties are not included in this promotion.

2019 National Parks entrance fee-free dates

January 21: Martin Luther King Jr. Day
April 20: First day of National Park Week
August 25: National Park Service Birthday
September 28: National Public Lands Day
November 11: Veterans Day

Closest national parks to Portland

Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, Vancouver, WA
See the evolution of this riverside fort come to life. From fur trading post to military base to airfield, Fort Vancouver spans the history of the region.

Lewis and Clark National Historic Park, Astoria
Walk in the footsteps of America’s most famous explorers as you tour a replica of their winter encampment, Fort Clatsop.

John Day Fossil Beds National Monument, Kimberly (always free)
Take a prehistoric trip back in time at the paleontology hotspot of Oregon. From painted hills to towering cliffs, this fossil-rich landscape holds evidence of ecosystems that span 40 million years.

Crater Lake National Park
Nothing is quite as breathtaking as the aftermath of this erupted volcano. See Crater Lake in all its glory as spring arrives in the mountains.

Oregon Caves National Monument and Preserve, Cave Junction (always free)
Go down under to admire the Marble Halls of Oregon.

Mount Rainier National Park, WA
Take a short drive up North to visit an active volcano. Take a hike around its many trails of visit one of the five rivers in the area. This mountain also boasts the most glaciated peak in the contiguous U.S.

Olympic National Park, WA
Encompassing nearly a million acres, this park is a sight to see. Explore glacier-capped mountains, old-growth temperate rain forests, and more than 70 miles of wild coastline.

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Hood River County Fruit Loop Summer Harvest Celebration & Sunflower Festival | Fresh Picked Peaches, Berries, Pies, Pears, Cider, Flowers, Farm Animals & more!

August 21

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Hood River
Hood River, OR United States + Google Map
Website:
http://hoodriverfruitloop.com/

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Hood River County Fruit Loop Summer Harvest Celebration
All Ages | Free
More info: hoodriverfruitloop.com

Head to the Hood River Fruit loop in the month of August for fresh pies, apples, berries, flowers, views &more! (more…)

Portland Wednesday Food & Drink Specials

August 21

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Portland, OR United States

From Our Sponsors

Portland Wednesday Food & Drink Specials including daily specials, happy hours, & late night specials.

Note: Menus are subject to change. Please contact venue in order to verify.


 

Bare Bones Bar & Cafe | (2900 SE Belmont St) | Happy Hour 4-7 PM

  • Drinks: Whiskey Wednesdays – $1 Off All Whiskey, $3 Well Drinks | $2 Pabst & Ranier Tall Boys | $2 Session, Mickey’s, Miller LT | $1 Off All Other Beers
  • Food: Grilled Cheese, Chili Dogs, Hummus Plate, Tuna Salad, & more (Happy Hour Menu)

 

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Goodfoot Lounge | (2845 SE Stark St.) | Happy Hour 5-8PM

  • Drinks: $2 Pabst Blue Ribbon | $1 Off Infused Cocktails | (Drink Menu)
  • Food: Cheese Burger, Cheese Dog, Kimchi Plate, Koritos & Salsa (Food Menu)

 

 

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Bar Vivant / Pix Pâtisserie | (2225 E Burnside St.) | Happy Hour 4-6PM

  • Drinks: $5 Tinto & Txakoli | 10% Off All Wine Bottles
  • Food: 1 free tapas with purchase of adult beverage

 

 

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Quarterwold | (4811 SE Hawthorne Blvd) | Happy Hour 3-6PM | Late Night Happy Hour 10PM-1AM

  • Drinks: $1 Off Draft (Happy Hour Menu)
  • Food: $3 Soft Pretzel / Fries with Cheese / All Salads, $5 Chicken Strips; Half off Pizza Slices (late) (Full Menu)

 

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The EastBurn (1800 E Burnside St.) | Happy Hour 3-5PM

  • Drinks: Whiskey Wednesday – $2 off all premium whiskeys, Happy hour Drinks Available (Menu)
  • Food: $1 Off Salad & Entrees (Menu)
  • Late Night: Late Night Food & Drink Menu starts at 10pm (Menu)

 

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North Bar (5008 SE Division St.) | Happy Hour 3-6PM

  • Drinks: $8 Margarita, Patron Select Barrel Aged Reposado $6
  • Food: Vegan Chilli, Greek Salad, Flatbreads & More (Happy Hour Menu)

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Discover Portland’s Hidden Mysteries w/ Urban Adventure Quest’s Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure! | Discount / Promo Code

August 21
Cost: $39.20
Save w/ code PDXPIPELINE

Venue

Portland
Portland, OR United States

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Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure
Hours of Operation – Play anytime, Sunrise to Sunset
$39.20 for a team of 2-5 people w/ code PDXPIPELINE at urbanadventurequest.com

Looking for a way to turn Portland into a giant game board? Give the gift of adventure with a city-wide scavenger hunt!

Urban Adventure Quest has created an interactive scavenger hunt that combines the fun of the Amazing Race with a three-hour sightseeing tour of Portland. Guided from any smart phone, groups make their way among well-known and overlooked gems of the city, solving clues and completing challenges while learning local history. (more…)

Portland Spirit Bigfoot Adventure Cruise | Daily Departures, 7-Hour Columbia Gorge Jet-Boat Adventure Cruise

August 21
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost: From $98 per person; Group pricing from $78 (15 or more people)
Save $25 w/ code BIGFOOT

Venue

Salmon Street Springs Dock
1000 SW Naito Pkwy
Portland, Oregon
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Portland Spirit Bigfoot Adventure Cruise
All Ages
Save $25 w/ code BIGFOOT at bigfootcruise.com

Ride the Explorer jet-boat from Portland to Cascade Locks as we embark into the “Heart of the Columbia Gorge” to search for the elusive creature known as Bigfoot. See the landmarks that make the Northwest famous, while listening to live and recorded narration. Enjoy content created by Animal Planet’s Finding Bigfoot star, Cliff Barackman. (more…)

Portland Farmers Market @ Shemanski Park | 50 Vendors, Lunch, Farm Fresh Produce

August 21
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

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Shemanski Park
SW Park & SW Salmon
Portland, OR United States
+ Google Map

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Shemanski Park Farmers Market is a popular lunch and shopping destination for downtown residents, office workers, tourists, and local chefs. Founded in 1998, this gem of a market features 50 vendor stalls filled with farm-fresh and locally-made food under a lush green canopy of trees.

Market Currency:

This market accepts cash, credit cards, SNAP, WIC and Senior Farm Direct vouchers, Veggie Prescriptions, and Sisters of the Road Fresh Change.

NW Natural Street of Dreams | Featuring the Latest in Building Tech, Design & Sustainability at Wilsonville’s Stafford Meadows

August 21
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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2019 Street of Dreams
27817 SW Stafford Road
Wilsonville, OR United States
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2019 Street of Dreams
All Ages
More info: streetofdreamspdx.com

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