A round up of what’s going on in Portland this week including trivia, happy hours, live music, open mic & more!
The Theatre Company presents CALIFORNIA @ ADX Portland | Alternate Reality Mind-bender
The Theatre Company is proud to present the West Coast premiere of California by Trish Harnetiaux, June 14-17 at ADX Portland.Read More
2023 Pedalpalooza Portland-Wide Celebration of Cycling | Featuring Rides All Summer, Naked Bike Ride, Family Rides & More!
Pedalpalooza celebrates summery bike fun in and around Portland. Hundreds of events, mostly free, entirely pedal powered, and community driven. Join in the streets this June, July, & August.Read More
MANY Portland Memorial Day Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,200): Fireworks Cruise, Wine Tasting, Brunch, Theater & More! | May 25-29, 2023
Memorial Day weekend is back, Portland! Rose Festival kicks off this week, including Friday night fireworks. Film noir mystery True Story continues at Portland Center Stage. Fox and Bones is celebrating their 1,000th show! And if you’re heading to the coast, be sure to see The Curious World of Seaweed in Newport.Read More
Portland in the News: The Zoo’s New Dinosaur Tree; Bears in Forest Park; New Beer Garden Downtown & More | May 25, 2023
The Oregon Zoo is now home to an incredibly rare prehistoric tree called a Wollemi Pine, or a dinosaur tree.
Creston Park in SE Portland will soon get a new skate park.
And the downtown food carts are about to get a major makeover, reopening as a 300-seat beer garden.Read More
Head Outside This Summer w/ Urban Adventure Quest Scavenger Hunt Adventure | Hunt for Portland’s Hidden Mysteries
Looking for a way to turn Portland into a giant game board? Give the gift of adventure with a city-wide scavenger hunt!Read More
Win Tickets: Left on Tenth, Snacks at Midnight @ The Goodfoot Pub & Lounge | Funk, Folk, Rock
June 1 @ The Goodfoot Pub & Lounge – Snacks at Midnight is an eclectic dance band from Spokane who meld funk, folk, rock and even classical piano into their live shows.Read More
Win Tickets ($40): Lucy Wainwright Roche @ The Old Church Concert Hall | Singer/Songwriter, Folk
June 10 @ The Old Church Concert Hall – Those familiar with Lucy Wainwright Roche are aware of her bell tone voice, her unshakable melodies, and her knack for wise, wry lyrics that clench the heart.Read More
Win Tickets ($50): Martha Redbone Roots Project @ The Old Church Concert Hall | Folk, Blues, R&B
June 9 @ The Old Church Concert Hall – Martha Redbone is a Native & African-American vocalist/songwriter/composer/educator.Read More
Win Tickets ($40): Grammy-nominee Peter Case @ The Old Church Concert Hall | Rock & Roll, Blues, Folk
June 7 @ The Old Church Concert Hall – Triple Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Peter Case’s piano-based songs are emotionally, sonically and stylistically rich.Read More
2023 Portland Rose Festival Opening Night Fireworks @ Tom McCall Waterfront Park | Best Places to Watch, Photos, Video, Schedule
May 26 @ Tom McCall Waterfront Park – Rose Festival returns this weekend and that means fireworks on the Friday of Memorial Day Weekend!Read More
Win Tickets ($36): TOC MOON SERIES: Full Strawberry Super Moon @ The Old Church Concert Hall | Featuring Sprig of That & Ollella Dual Album Release w/Elena Loper
June 3 @ The Old Church Concert Hall – The Old Church invites you to be part of a series that celebrates intentional healing through sound, and creative visuals, and presence of mind.Read More
Win Tickets ($70): Old Gods of Appalachia: The Price of Progress @ Revolution Hall | Drama Podcast
June 14 @ Revolution Hall – Old Gods of Appalachia is an award-winning and critically-acclaimed audio drama podcast produced by Asheville, NC based DeepNerd Media.Read More
Win Tickets ($79): EELS: Lockdown Hurricane Tour @ Revolution Hall | w/ Austin Antoine, Rock, Indie
June 13 @ Revolution Hall – After 12 studio albums, 2 live albums, a book, multiple documentaries, and years of touring, Mark Everett and the EELS come to Portland with new album “Earth To Dora,” along with other classics!Read More
Win Tickets ($60): Pinky Patel: New Crown, Who Dhis TOUR @ Aladdin Theater | Comedian & Creator
June 9 @ Aladdin Theater – Originally from Illinois, Pinky Patel is a PTA mom turned creator, comedian, and personality with a fan base of over 5 million.Read More
2023 Noon Tunes Summer Concert Series @ Pioneer Courthouse Square | The El Kays, Boka Marimba, JT Wise Band & More!
It’s not summer in Portland without FREE lunchtime concert series Noon Tunes every Tuesday at Pioneer Courthouse Square. The series starts June 6 featuring an hour of music w/ The El Kays!Read More
2023 Memorial Day Brunch @ Portland’s EastBurn Public House | Large Tables, Patio, Mimosas, Eggs Benedict & More!
The EastBurn Public House is serving up mimosas, bloody marys, eggs benedict, scrambles, hash & more for Memorial Day — No reservations needed.Read More
Boom Arts Presents Apparatus of Repair in NW Portland | Outdoor Aerial Dance Addressing Devastating Effects of Mass Incarceration
Boom Arts will present APPARATUS OF REPAIR by Flyaway Productions from June 9-11 in NW Portland.Read More
Win Tickets ($59): Fortune Feimster: Live Laugh Love! @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall | Netflix, Comedy Central, Chelsea Lately
September 29 @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall – You can catch stand-up comedian, writer, and actor, Fortune Feimster, on the radio, on screens both big and small, and touring her stand-up across the nation.Read More
Last Thursday Art Opening @ The Goodfoot Pub & Lounge | Featuring KSRA, Nicholas Orr, They Drift, & Tony Morgan
May 25 @ The Goodfoot Pub & Lounge – This month’s feature artists are KSRA, Nicholas Orr, They Drift, Tony Morgan.Read More
MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,200): PsyCon Psychedelic Convention, UFO Fest, PDX Urban Wine Experience & More! | May 18-21, 2023
The weekend is back, Portland! Enjoy unlimited bites from Portland’s top ranked chefs at Wine & Dine for Hope & Joy. Imago Theatre’s “Where’s Bruno? continues this weekend. Musical comedian Tony Starlight headlines two nights at Alberta Rose Theatre. And ride your bike to the beach w/ American Lung Association.Read More
The Curious World of Seaweed Opening May 25 and Running Through October 1 @ Pacific Maritime Heritage Center in Newport | Seaweed Weekend June 2-4 Includes Tattoo Art Demo, Discussion, Lecture & More!
“The Curious World of Seaweed” opens on May 25 and will be on view through October 21 at the Pacific Maritime Heritage Center located on the Newport, Oregon Bayfront.Read More
Portland in the News: Local Splash Pads; Edible Wild Greens; Blazers Get No. 3 Draft Pick | May 18, 2023
Craving a burger? take a look at Portland’s history of burger joints.
The Blazers landed a top-3 lottery pick in the NBA draft.
And as Portland insists on continuing to be hot, check out these local fountains and splash pads to cool off.Read More
Win Tickets ($110): ZooBrew @ Oregon Zoo | 40 Breweries & Cideries, Food Carts, Keeper Chats, Live Music & More!
Enter to win two tickets to ZooBrew at the Oregon Zoo on June 9-10!Read More
Win Tickets ($60): Celtic Light Orchestra presents “Space Invaders!” @ The Den | The World’s Only Light Up Orchestra, Irish Music & Celtic Folklore
July 15-16 @ The Den – Don’t miss this cosmic production of Irish music and dance, Celtic folklore, alien fashion, dazzling lights, and an original script by Portland’s creative duo, Katie Jane Lubiens and Adam Easley.Read More
Win Tickets ($46): Zoë Keating @ Aladdin Theater | Cellist and Composer
June 6 @ Aladdin Theater – Composer and performer Zoë Keating is known for her use of technology – which she uses to record and sample her cello onstage and in the studio.Read More
Win Tickets ($20): Moose Almighty, Super Secret Band @ The Goodfoot Pub & Lounge | Indie Rock
May 25 @ The Goodfoot Pub & Lounge- Moose Almighty’s modern approach to a retro sound blends seventies hard rock with swampy funk, blues, synth freakouts and dynamic improvisation, reminiscent of a hazy, acid tinged Saturday night in a southern dive bar.Read More
Win Tickets ($90): Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox @ Revolution Hall | Life In The Past Lane Tour
June 5 @ Revolution Hall – Postmodern Jukebox’s Life In The Past Lane Concert Tour is a celebration of the greatest 20th century musical genres, fused with the recognizable hits of our own modern era, for the perfect patina of “vintage” and “modern.”Read More
Win Tickets ($70): Margaret Cho: Live and LIVID! (Late Show) @ Aladdin Theater | Grammy & Emmy Nominee
June 3 @ Aladdin Theater – As a comedian Margaret has been named one of Rolling Stone magazine’s 50 Best Stand-Up Comics of All Time.Read More
Cottontails Drag Brunch Show @ Pink Rabbit | Hosted by Savannah O Bennington
May 21 @ Pink Rabbit Bar – Cottontails is pink rabbit bar’s Monthly Drag Brunch Show. Hosted By Savannah O Bennington.Read More
Memorial Day Sunday Funday @ Club Privata | Pacific Northwest’s Premier Lifestyle Club, Portland 2023 Memorial Day Weekend
May 28 @ Club Privata – Join us for the first open Sunday of 2023 where we relax, enjoy cocktails, and celebrate the hotness of Summer.Read More
Celebrate 2023 Portland Memorial Day Weekend w/ Hip Chicks Do Wine | Wine & Sangria Tasting, Wine & Chocolate Pairing
May 27-30 @ Hip Chicks Do Wine – It’s Memorial Day Weekend and we’re ready to have some fun!! We’re offering both a Wine & Sangria tasting and/or a Wine & Chocolate Pairing!Read More
MANY Portland Mother’s Day Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,000+): Camas Plant and Garden Fair, Dance Film Festival, White Salmon Wine Walk | May 11-14, 2023
The weekend is back, Portland! Comedian Jo Koy Headlines Moda Center. Enjoy a lavish Greek dinner at Boedecker Cellars 20 Year Anniversary Party. And find Mom that special gift at Unique Markets.Read More
Portland in the News: Those Valuable Timbers; Best Place to Travel; Salmon Sidewalk & More! | May 11, 2023
The Portland Timbers have been ranked the world’s 29th most valuable soccer franchise by sports business website Sportico.
Portland made Forbes’s list of The Best Places To Travel In The U.S. for 2023.
And Portland is home to a salmon sidewalk.Read More