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Portland 2018 Thanksgiving Weekend Walking Tour of Portland’s Sinful Past: Shanghaiers, Saloons and Skullduggery | Downtown Portland, w/ Kick A** Oregon History Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin

Shanghaiers, Saloons and Skullduggery
21+
Tickets: brownpapertickets.com

As a nexus for labor and shipping in the Pacific Northwest, Portland often had the repute of a rugged, rough and tumble town, more than willing to allow the miners, loggers, and fishermen an opportunity to part with their hard earned cash in whatever debaucherous manner they chose. In addition to the shanghaiers and con men, always on the prowl, saloons, gambling halls and bordellos also thrived in “Whitechapel,” “The North End,” or Old Town, as we know it today. Some of these storied establishments have come and gone, but others have survived, and many say that Portland, or “Strip City,” still has that vulgar and rugged reputation to this day. (more…)

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2017/2018 New Years Eve Celebration @ SE Portland’s The Goodfoot Pub & Lounge | The Quick & Easy Boys (downstairs), Soul Stew DJs (upstairs)

New Years Eve Celebration
21+

As is tradition here at the goodfoot we have a two-floor, two-show New Year’s Eve celebration in the works. In the lower-level music venue we welcome the always fiery Quick and Easy Boys, while the upstairs pub and gallery is transformed into a dancehall with tunes provided by the legendary Soul Stew Dj’s. The shows are ticketed separately with pre-sale tickets avail for The Quick and Easy Boys (see bottom of this event description for link; As well, there will be day-of tickets avail at the door on a first come, first served basis). Tickets for Soul Stew in the upstairs venue will be available at the door only. (more…)

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DJ Anjali & The Incredible Kid’s 2018 New Year’s Eve Dance Party Extravaganza @ Melody Ballroom | w/ Orquestra Pacifico Tropical, Savila & Dholi

DJ Anjali & The Incredible Kid’s 17th Anniversary New Year’s Eve Dance Party Extravaganza
Doors 9 p.m. | 21 + only (w/ proper ID)
Tickets: eventbrite.com

New Year’s Eve Dance Party Extravaganza at the Melody Ballroom with special guests

  • Orquestra Pacifico Tropical (Featuring members of Sun Angle, Máscaras, Bitch’n, &&&, IOA, Point Juncture, Wa., Modernstate, Roselit Bone, Quiet Countries & Eagle Sun King.)
  • Savila (psychedelic cumbia ft. Fabi Reyna of She Shreds Magazine)
  • Dholi Adam McCollom (Seattle)
  • Sound and lighting by One Wub

This party marks the 17th anniversary of Anjali and The Kid! We’ve been performing as a duo since our club debut on NYE in 2000. Anjali and The Kid were voted “Best DJ” in Willamette Week’s 2017 and 2016 Reader’s Poll. We can’t wait to ring in the new year with you!

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Portland 2017 / 2018 Casino Royale New Year’s Eve Party @ Grand Central Bowl | Free Champagne Toast, DJ Heat, 2 Levels of Games, Drinks, Dancing

Casino Royale New Year’s Eve Party
21+
More info: thegrandcentralbowl.com

Doors Open at 9pm $10
Partnering with Live 95.5
DJ Heat
Host by LO from Live 95.5
2 levels of games, drinks & dancing.
Black Jack | Craps | Roulette
Crown Royal Ice Luge / Sculpture
Free champagne toast at midnight

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Ring in 2018 w/ McMenamins New Year’s Eve Celebrations | Champagne Toasts, Live Music, Overnight Options, Drink Specials, Passport Stamp & More!

2018 New Year’s Eve Celebration

More info: mcmenamins.com

Make it a night to remember by booking one of our exclusive overnight packages. Reserve your rooms online!

New Year’s Eve Passport Stamp
All Locations
Our just-for-fun New Year’s Eve Passport stamp will again be available at all our locations to get just by showing up anytime after 5 p.m. on the last night of the year.

Crystal Hotel

21+
NEW YEAR’S EVE PACKAGE

  • Lodging for two in a cozy guestroom, including surprise amenities
  • $160 per couple to be spent at your discretion on dinner and drinks in Zeus Café
  • A sparkling wine toast at midnight
  • $30 credit for breakfast on New Year’s Day in Zeus Café

$395 per couple

EdgeField

$10 advance, $15 day of show
21+
Make it a night to remember by booking one of our exclusive overnight packages and partying to live music in Blackberry Hall. Head to the Loading Dock heated tent for music, too. Overnight packages must be booked through the front desk at Edgefield by calling (503) 669-8610 or (800) 669-8610.

Live Music

9 p.m. ’til 12:30 a.m.

  • The Junebugs at the Loading Dock
  • Funktown PDX in Blackberry Hall
  • McDougall at the Winery • Free admission

Kennedy School

$20 advance, $25 day of show
21+

Make it a night to remember by booking one of our exclusive overnight packages and partying to live music. Click here to make your reservation! Tickets to just the music will also be available.

Live Music
9 p.m. ’til 12:30 a.m.
Stump City Soul in the Theater • $20 advance, $25 day of show
The Strange Tones in the Gym • Free admission

New Year’s Eve Overnight Package

  • Includes lodging for two in a cozy guestroom
  • Dinner in the Courtyard Restaurant
  • Admission to the dance party in the Theater
  • A sparkling wine toast at midnight
  • Breakfast on New Year’s Day in the Courtyard Restaurant

$435 to $455 per couple.

Please note: Guests are given a $140 per couple credit for dinner and drinks, and a $30 credit to use for breakfast. 21 and over only.

Cornelius Pass Roadhouse

Live music 9 p.m. ’til 12:30 a.m.
Free | 21

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Ring in 2018 at Portland’s Most Famous New Year’s Eve Party Champagne Ball in Downtown! | 17 Bars, 3 Dance Floors, Black Tie, Toast & Count

2018 Champagne Ball
21+
Tickets: champagneball.com

You’re invited to Portland’s Most Famous New Year’s Eve Party!

You’re invited to Portland’s Most Famous New Year’s Eve Party!

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. For those who are looking to meet that someone special we provide optional “Singles Beads” to help partygoers recognize who’s available and who’s taken. Guests love these beads; they’re a hit every year.

Join the fun this year and ring in 2018 with over 1,500 of the Northwest’s best dressed and dance yourself silly on our 3 dance floors. (more…)

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Tony’s AM Gold Seventies Soft Rockin’ 2017 / 2018 Portland New Years Eve @ Tony Starlight Showroom | Featuring Hits from Elton John, Neil Diamond, Carol King & More!

Tony’s AM Gold Seventies Soft Rockin’ New Years Eve
7:30 – 9:10 PM Dinner Show
10:30 PM – 12:40 AM Dessert and Dancing Show
More info: tonystarlight.com

Why Seventies Soft Rock?

“The radio was the soundtrack to the 1970s, the era in which I grew up. Not every radio had FM capabilities, especially in cars. The AM dial was played in stores and restaurants and in the Country Squire Station Wagon that I rode in, sans seat belts. I absorbed these songs and they are a part of me. A few lines of ‘Rocket Man’ and I’m taken back to a time of polyester, bell bottoms and Evel Knievel.(more…)

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Barrel Room Presents Old Town Portland’s Largest New Year’s Eve 2017 / 2018 Celebration! | Champagne Toast, Two Stages, DJs, Dueling Pianos w/ Liz Fohl and Steven Ramirez

Barrel Room Partners Presents Old Town Portland’s
Largest NYE Celebration

Doors 7:30 p.m., Show 9 p.m. | 21+
Tickets: barrelroompdx.com

Portland’s Longest Running and ONLY Dueling Piano NYE Celebration. LIVE Entertainment on Two Stages ALL Night Featuring National Touring Talent. Old Town Portland’s LARGEST NYE Celebration!

  • Earliest Doors in Old Town
  • Three Great Ticket Options
  • Dinner and Show Option Created by Chef Kyle Christopher Rathert
  • Dueling Pianos Featuring Liz Fohl and Steven Ramirez
  • DJ KHop Headlines with Special Guests
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NW Portland New Year’s Eve Countdown with LULU LUSCIOUS @ 23Hoyt | Champagne Toast, Dinner, Reservations, Dance, Drag & More!

New Year’s Eve Countdown
with LULU LUSCIOUS at 23Hoyt

Dinner reservations taken from 5 pm to 10:30pm
Party goes until 2 a.m. | Free | 21+
More info + Dinner Reservations: 23Hoyt.com

23Hoyt Cordially invites you to celebrate the New Year with us!

Countdown Diva and Drag performer extraordinaire, LuLu Luscious, will keep us company as we dance the night into a new year! With guest performances by Kimberly Michelle Westwood and Devlin Lynn Phoenix! (more…)

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Downtown Portland New Year’s Eve 2017 / 2018 @ Saucebox | w/ Jason Burns, Ginkgo, Ychtclb, TVTV & Takimba

New Year’s Eve
Dinner Reservations 5-9 p.m. | Party Starts at 10p | 21+
Tickets: eventbrite.com

BEST place to have DINNER on NEW YEAR’S EVE
Three menus to choose from:
Chef Ellen has prepared a three tier, four-course prefix tasting menu, showcasing her favorites from 2017 and beyond. Your dinner tables is available by reservation only. We will take reservations for all the tables in the restaurant and bar between5:00 and 9:00 pm, …and we will book fully, so make your reservation today, at www.saucebox.com/reservations. (more…)

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2018 New Year’s Eve Party @ Downtown Portland’s Departure Restaurant and Lounge | Dancing, Champagne Toast, 9 Course Tasting Menu, Beats by DJ Ana Sia

Departure NYE After Party
21+
Dinner 4:30-9:30 p.m. Call for Dinner Seatings
After Party 11 p.m. | $60 | 21+
More info: eventbrite.com
Call for dinner reservations 505-802-5370

It’s been quite the year and we can only go out one way- with a bang! Enjoy dinner from 4:30-9:30p featuring a Japanese inspired tasting menu. Call the restaurant for dinner seatings – 505-802-5370.

Starting at 11PM join us in the Dining Room and on our tented West Deck as we ring in the New Year in style. DJ Ana Sia will be spinning us into 2018 from 11PM-2AM.

Welcome drink hosted by Reyka Vodka, bubble toast at midnight and dancing. Bites provided all night long, so come eat, drink and dance 2017 away!

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FestiBus 2017 Portland Holiday / Christmas Lights Bus Tour w/ Portland Short Bus | Peacock Lane, Crale House, Gift Exchange

Portland Short Bus FestiBUS
21+
More info: portlandshortbus.com

This season give yourself the gift of FestiBUS. Join 12 random strangers on the Portland Short Bus as we hit up (2) quintessential Portland holiday light displays (The world renowned Peacock Lane as well as the lesser known Crale House). In addition to the light shows, we will merrily whisk you along to three of our favorite bars whose jolly innards are absolutely glowing with holiday cheer. (more…)

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2017 / 2018 New Year’s Eve Party @ Downtown Portland’s Departure Restaurant and Lounge | Dancing, Champagne Toast, 9 Course Tasting Menu, Beats by DJ Ana Sia

December 31 @ Departure Restaurant – It’s been quite the year and we can only go out one way- with a bang! Starting at 11PM join us in the Dining Room and on our tented West Deck as we ring in the New Year in style. DJ Ana Sia will be spinning us into 2018 […]

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Treat Your Family w/ 2017 Cinnamon Bear Holiday Cruises w/ Portland Spirit | Storytelling, Magic, Holiday / Christmas Treats

Cinnamon Bear
All Ages
More info: cinnamonbearcruise.com

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, Presto the Magician will perform his magic show and Cinnamon Bear himself will be there for photos w/the kids. The two hour cruise will keep the whole family entertained! Make it your holiday tradition! Check out CinnamonBearCruise.com for information and to purchase tickets. (more…)

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NYE Eastburn

Portland 2017 / 2018 New Year’s Eve Party @ EastBurn | Free Champagne Toast, Hans & The Wanted, DJ LeMove, Dinner Reservations

December 31 @ EastBurn – Come in for Dinner and Stay for the Party! Music and Dancing from the huge sound of Hans and the Wanted with DJ LeMove in the Tap Room! Free champagne toast for all at midnight! We will be serving dinner until 8pm at which time we will be clearing out […]

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Celebrate 2018 w/ Midnite New Year’s Eve @ Pure Space in Portland’s Pearl District | Featuring SKAM Artist DJFergie DJ, DJ Christyl, Light Show, Projection Clock & More!

December 31 @ PureSpace – Celebrate the biggest night of the year at Portland’s premier New Year’s Eve event, Midnite NYE. Ring in the New Year at Pure Space, an urban event venue located in Northwest Portland’s Pearl District with over 16,500 square feet of space and a passage to the 5,500 square foot Flex […]

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Treat Your Family w/ 2017 Cinnamon Bear Holiday Cruises w/ Portland Spirit | Storytelling, Magic, Holiday / Christmas Treats

Cinnamon Bear
All Ages
More info: cinnamonbearcruise.com

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, Presto the Magician will perform his magic show and Cinnamon Bear himself will be there for photos w/the kids. The two hour cruise will keep the whole family entertained! Make it your holiday tradition! Check out CinnamonBearCruise.com for information and to purchase tickets. (more…)

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Enjoy FREE Rides 2017 / 2018 Portland New Year’s Eve TriMet Service Schedule & Info | Get To and From Your Celebrations Safely!

December 31 – TriMet buses, MAX and Portland Streetcar service is free after 8 p.m. on New Year’s Eve (Sunday, December 31), so you can get to the celebration — and home again — the safe and smart way!

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Portland 2017 Christmas / Holiday Walking Tour of Portland’s Sinful Past: Shanghaiers, Saloons and Skullduggery | Downtown Portland, w/ Kick A** Oregon History Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin

Shanghaiers, Saloons and Skullduggery
21+
Tickets: brownpapertickets.com

As a nexus for labor and shipping in the Pacific Northwest, Portland often had the repute of a rugged, rough and tumble town, more than willing to allow the miners, loggers, and fishermen an opportunity to part with their hard earned cash in whatever debaucherous manner they chose. In addition to the shanghaiers and con men, always on the prowl, saloons, gambling halls and bordellos also thrived in “Whitechapel,” “The North End,” or Old Town, as we know it today. Some of these storied establishments have come and gone, but others have survived, and many say that Portland, or “Strip City,” still has that vulgar and rugged reputation to this day. (more…)

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Treat Your Family w/ 2017 Cinnamon Bear Holiday Cruises w/ Portland Spirit | Storytelling, Magic, Holiday / Christmas Treats

Cinnamon Bear
All Ages
More info: cinnamonbearcruise.com

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, Presto the Magician will perform his magic show and Cinnamon Bear himself will be there for photos w/the kids. The two hour cruise will keep the whole family entertained! Make it your holiday tradition! Check out CinnamonBearCruise.com for information and to purchase tickets. (more…)

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Treat Your Family w/ 2017 Cinnamon Bear Holiday Cruises w/ Portland Spirit | Storytelling, Magic, Holiday / Christmas Treats

Cinnamon Bear
All Ages
More info: cinnamonbearcruise.com

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, Presto the Magician will perform his magic show and Cinnamon Bear himself will be there for photos w/the kids. The two hour cruise will keep the whole family entertained! Make it your holiday tradition! Check out CinnamonBearCruise.com for information and to purchase tickets. (more…)

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FestiBus 2017 Portland Holiday / Christmas Lights Bus Tour w/ Portland Short Bus | Peacock Lane, Crale House, Gift Exchange

Portland Short Bus FestiBUS
21+
More info: portlandshortbus.com

This season give yourself the gift of FestiBUS. Join 12 random strangers on the Portland Short Bus as we hit up (2) quintessential Portland holiday light displays (The world renowned Peacock Lane as well as the lesser known Crale House). In addition to the light shows, we will merrily whisk you along to three of our favorite bars whose jolly innards are absolutely glowing with holiday cheer. (more…)

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Treat Your Family w/ 2017 Cinnamon Bear Holiday Cruises w/ Portland Spirit | Storytelling, Magic, Holiday / Christmas Treats

Cinnamon Bear
All Ages
More info: cinnamonbearcruise.com

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, Presto the Magician will perform his magic show and Cinnamon Bear himself will be there for photos w/the kids. The two hour cruise will keep the whole family entertained! Make it your holiday tradition! Check out CinnamonBearCruise.com for information and to purchase tickets. (more…)

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The Christmas Revels 2017: Nordic Lights @ St. Mary’s Academy | Music, Dance, Life-size Puppets & More!

The Christmas Revels 2017
All Ages
More info: portlandrevels.org

The Christmas Revels Nordic Lights, a Celebration of the Winter Solstice is a mythic journey into the music, dance and traditions of Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark & Iceland. Enjoy Revels well known favorite traditions- Morris Dancing, life-size puppets, Children’s Chorus, audience sing-alongs and a hilarious Mummers Play! (more…)

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