A round up of what’s going on in Portland this weekend including trivia, happy hours, live music, open mic & more!
September 15-17 in SE Portland – SnackFest is a food focused market featuring all your favorite treats from hot food vendors and trucks outside and food purveyors, retail, and other F&B related products inside.Read More
Win Tickets ($40): Teddy Bear Orchestra @ Mission Theater | Featuring Herr Konductor Directing a Beary Excellent Band
September 29 @ Mission Theater – Their owners threw them away, so these bears got together and started a beary excellent band.Read More
September 29 @ Crystal Ballroom – Since first breaking onto the alt-pop scene in 2007, Owl City has built a global following on the strength of his heart-on-sleeve songwriting and endlessly inventive sound.Read More
2023 Portland Erotic Ball Sexy Halloween Party @ Crystal Ballroom | Costume Contest, Featuring DJ OG ONE, Hosted By Sasha Scarlett, Aerialists, Burlesque & More!
October 28 @ Crystal Ballroom – Hosted by Emmy-nominee, Sasha Scarlett, the 24th annual Erotic Ball will feature the band, Soul Vaccination, DJ OG One (the official DJ of the NBA’s Portland Trailblazers) and the PNWs richest cash + prize Costume Contest.Read More
October 15 @ The Pharmacy – The event is hosted by our queen, Devlin Lynn Phoenixxx with a rotating cast for each event sure to dazzle you with their everything!Read More
2023 Forest Grove Oktoberfest | Family-Friendly, Food, Drink, Carnival Games, Bounce House, Music & More!
September 23 in Forest Grove – Celebrate Oktoberfest with German beer, food and live music in downtown Forest Grove.Read More
Capitol Bar & Lounge’s Monthly Drag Brunch Show returns September 16 in NE Portland.Read More
Ankeny Alley Festival Autumn Equinox/Fall Kick-Off in Downtown Portland | Food, Artists, Entertainment
September 22-24 in Downtown Portland – Captain Alexander P. Ankeny might not recognize the street named after him and the surrounding area today, but like the friendly Captain for which Ankeny Alley is named, you too can explore one of Portland’s most popular destinations this summer during six Ankeny Alley Festivals.Read More
Get Spooked at Haunted Escape Room – Escapism’s Malice Manor in NE Portland | Ghost Story, Private Rooms, 2023 Halloween Activity
Open Daily in NE Portland – Secrets can be hidden, but never destroyed. This was the harsh lesson learned by the members of the Randle family, whose cursed bloodline came to a tragic and mysterious end nearly a hundred years ago.Read More
Portland in the News: Swifts Early This Year; Lightning at Oregon State Fair; Best City to Survive Zombies & More! | September 7, 2023
A high-altitude research balloon was spotted over Portland Wednesday, prompting many to immediately think of alien spacecraft.
The Oregon Experience released a documentary on Portland activist and civil rights leader Beatrice Morrow Cannady, one of the first editors of Portland’s independent Black-owned newspaper The Advocate.
And due to Portland’s high number of hardware stores and outdoor gear stores, the Rose City ranks high on the list of major cities for best chances to survive a zombie apocalypse.Read More
Cancelled: Optimism! Stand Up Comedy Game Show @ The Siren Theater | Prizes, Hosted by Jaren George & Justin Alexander
September 14 @ The Siren Theater – Optimism! is an interactive stand up show that allows audience members to participate in mini games.Read More
The Wreckers are kicking off our fall season on Saturday, September 9th with a doubleheader followed by a Juniors Double Header on September 10 @ Oaks Park.Read More
A Night with Ghosts: Slabtown Tours Presents Haunted Adventures in NW Portland | A Tour You Might Want to Forget, 2023 Halloween
Fridays & Saturdays – Experience NW Portland’s paranormal heritage as we investigate several local ghost stories gathered from homeowners, alienists, and newspaper accounts.Read More
September 16 @ Goodfoot Pub & Lounge – The Quick & Easy Boys are a power-trio who create their own blend of rock and roll. Imagine the Minutemen, the Police, and Band of Gypsy’s rolled into one.Read More
September 21 @ Revolution Hall – Led by vocalist/guitarist Andrew Stockdale, Wolfmother has amassed a global fanbase, played to packed-house crowds around the world.Read More
December 3 @ Mission Theater – Saving Abel is a Southern rock band with catchy hooks and heavy riffs founded by Jared Weeks and Jason Null.Read More
September 29 @ AladdThe past few years, Maude Latour has been honing her craft, pushing herself to tackle uncomfortable truths and blow open the idea of what a pop song can be.Read More
Win Tickets ($60): Aparna Nancherla: The Unreliable Narrator Book Tour Featuring Mostly Standup @ Aladdin Theater | Conan, Comedy Central
September 28 @ Aladdin Theater – Aparna is an established comedian, actor and writer who performs all over the place.Read More
September 22 @ Revolution Hall – Over the last 53 years, Tangerine Dream released more than one hundred albums.Read More
Zoiglfest 2023 @ The ZED PDX | Oktoberfest Celebration, Beer, Live Music, Food, Crafts, Games & More!
September 15-16 @ The ZED – Loosen Up Your Lederhosen and join us for beer sampling, live music, family-friendly activities, pretzels and brats, yard games, and a fashion show!Read More
Win Tickets ($99): Grammy Winner Billy Strings @ Moda Center | Fusing Bluegrass to Psych-rock, Country & Jam Music
September 29-30 @ Moda Center – Billy Strings fuses bluegrass to psych-rock, country, and jam music, without fussing over what bluegrass should be.Read More
September 15 @ Club Privata – Join us for the start of Hispanic Heritage Month at our Fiesta Friday party!Read More
September 9 @ Escape Bar & Grill – Escape Bar and Grill’s Monthly Drag Brunch Show. Hosted By Savannah O Bennington.Read More
2023 Rose City Comic Con @ Oregon Convention Center | Featuring Zoe Saldana and Karen Gillan, Book Fair, Destination Cosplay & More!
September 22-24 @ Oregon Convention Center – Let your fandom flag fly and meet some of your FAVORITE stars and creators like Guardians of the Galaxy’s Zoe Saldana and Karen Gillan, all 8 cast members of the mega-hit Critical Role, fan-favorites Ralph Macchio, Felicia Day, Rebecca Romijn, and many more!Read More
2023 Forest Grove Corn Roast and Sidewalk Chalk Art Festival | Open to All Artists, Food Trucks, Vendors, Games & More!
September 16 in Forest Grove – This year, two of Forest Grove’s signature events combine for community-wide harvest celebration.Read More
Thimbleberry’s 2023 Harvest Celebration Brunch @ Mt. Hood Center | Family Friendly, Live Music, Silent Auction, Activities & More!
September 17@ Mt. Hood Center – Thimbleberry’s 2023 Harvest Celebration Brunch features great food and drinks to purchase, live music, educational activities, a silent auction, and more.Read More
September 8 @ Escape Bar & Grill – Come enjoy Delicious Food, Great Drinks, and INCREDIBLE Performances.Read More
Portland in the News: Permanent Outdoor Dining; Rare Black Swan; City Council Voting Districts & More! | August 31, 2023
A boon during the pandemic, Portland’s street seating program for restaurants is set to become permanent.
This year, Bella Organic Farm is making a huge statement with their corn maze that reads, “No more silence. End gun violence.”
And Portland has released the 4 boundaries of the new City Council voting districts, which will first be used in November of 2024.Read More
The Eastburn Public House will be open for Labor Day Monday, September 4, from 8AM-3PM. Monday’s specials include $3 Mimosa fills.Read More
Gifford’s Flowers 85th Anniversary Celebration in Downtown Portland | Meet the Florists, See Stunning Arrangements
Seotenver 7 @ Gifford’s Flowers – Enjoy an unforgettable evening as Gifford’s Flowers commemorate 85 years!Read More
Win Tasting Flights ($60): Pairings Portland Presents Astrology Week | 2023 Labor Day Weekend Wine Tasting
August 28-September 4 @ Pairings Portland – For this week’s 5-wine flight the Stars are A-Wined with wines paired to the next 5 astrological signs—Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius & Capricorn.Read More
Ride with REACH! Community Ride @ Floyd Light Middle School | Loaner E-Bikes Provided, All Ages, Family Friendly
Join the Multnomah County REACH program for a community bike ride on September 9 at Floyd Light Middle School.Read More
Bella Organic Pumpkin Patch & Winery Presents “No More Silence, End Gun Violence” Corn Maze in NW Portland | Labor Day Weekend, Petting Zoo, Food, Wine, Beer, Cider
September 2-October 31 – Bella Organic’s 2023 Corn Maze Message is “No More Silence, End Gun Violence.”Read More