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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,250+): Oktoberfest, Geek Prom, Urban Winemaking, Burger Bonanza & More! | September 19-22, 2019

The Weekend is back, Portland! Oktoberfest season is here! Weather this weekend should be perfect for a visit to Bella Organic Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze. Celebrate 20 years of Urban Winemaking w/ Hip Chicks Do Wine. And treat your taste buds at Happy Hour Burger Bonanza!

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MANY Portland Labor Day Weekend Events & Giveaways ($300+): Tumbleweed Music Festival, Corn Maze, Tour de Lab, Oregon Ducks & More! | August 29-September 2, 2019

Labor Day Weekend is back, Portland! Savor the dog days of summer at Tour de Lab Pub tour. The swifts are making their yearly stop in Portland. Check out Reuse design build competition Dropbox Derby! And you have one more weekend to see the lovely flowers at the Swan Island Dahlia Festival.

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See if You Can Spot the Elusive Bigfoot Over Labor Day Weekend w/ Portland Spirit! | New Quick Trip Option, Daily Departures, 7-Hour & 3.5-Hour Columbia Gorge Jet-Boat Adventure Cruise

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. Portland […]

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Lovett Deconstruction’s 2019 Dropbox Derby @ Eastbank Esplanade | Reuse Design Build Competition Supporting Raphael House of Portland, Labor Day Weekend

September 2 @ Eastbank Esplanade Parking Lots – Lovett Deconstruction presents the 3rd Annual “Dropbox Derby,” a design-build competition using salvaged materials at the Eastbank Esplanade (between SE Salmon and Madison). This year’s competition will feature 25+ teams and dozens of vendors and will include the addition of Revive Design’s Flea Extravaganza!

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Win Tickets ($40): Equality- The Time is Now 2019 Corn Maze @ Portland’s Bella Organic Pumpkin Patch | Fall Harvest, All Ages, Family Friendly

August 31-October 31 @ Bella Organic Farm – The Time is NOW! This year’s corn maze is dedicated to EQUALITY in our country! With a special dedication to the US Women’s National Soccer Team’s FIFA World Cup win and in support of the effort for equal pay and equal representation in the workplace!

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Concerning Violence (Digital) @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, Exploration of Physical & Psychological Effects of Colonialism, Narrated by Lauryn Hill, Free Admission for Portland State University Students, 2019 Labor Day Weekend

August 30-September 1 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – In nine chapters, Afro-French revolutionary Frantz Fanon’s post-colonialist essay (of the same title) from The Wretched of the Earth, as read by Lauryn Hill, discusses the ways in which the native frees oneself from their European oppressor and explores the dehumanizing physical and psychological effects of colonialism.

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Portland Persian Party @ Pioneer Courthouse Square | Free, All Ages, Food, Music, Dancing

August 24 @ Pioneer Courthouse Square – The Andisheh Center has planned a colorful celebration of Persian music, dance, art and cuisine. This event will bring the festivities of typical Persian parties to our beloved Portland “living room,” so that the public can participate.

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CCS Invitational Presented by Adidas @ Brooklyn Bumps | Skateboard Contest, Prizes, Carnival Games, Pizza

August 18 @ CCS Portland – You’re invited to our Pro Invitational skateboard contest featuring 20+ of the top pro skaters in the world along with a skateboard carnival filed with booths and carnival games to win products from brands like Adidas, Vans, New Balance, Volcom, Element and tons more.

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2019 Portland Mondo Croquet & Mad Hatter Picnic Pictures, Q&A, Instructions, & Info | Bowling Balls & Sledgehammers

July 28 @ NW Park Blocks – Portland’s keeping it unusual this Sunday with the Annual Mondo Croquet World Championships and Mad Hatter Picnic. Players dress in traditional British Lawn Whites, or out of Alice in Wonderland, and use sledgehammers and bowling balls to play “American-Style Croquet”. It is free to play, and they have […]

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,500+): Queer Comedy Festival, Highland Games, Crafted Beer & Food Festival, Roadhouse Brewfest & More! | July 18-21, 2019

The weekend is back & sunshine is on its way, Portland! Cool down at Cornelius Pass Roadhouse Brewfest or Wild Hare Country Festival. Get in lots of laughs at Queer Comedy Festival. Tectonic SHIFT Festival features music, art & more. And be sure to check out Legacy Drag Show every Friday at Henry’s!

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Lots of Kids Activities This Summer at Portland Farmers Markets! | Free, Cooking, Activities, Classes

The farmers market is fun for all ages! At our neighborhood markets we have programs to inspire the next generation of eaters via hands-on experience with cooking (including using cooking tools safely!), the opportunity to meet farmers, learn about the seasonality of produce, try new flavors, and more!

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Free Portland Downtown Concerts: 2019 Noon Tunes in Pioneer Square Start This Week!

The 2019 “Noon Tunes” Concert series kicks off Tuesday, July 9th in Pioneer Square. Noon Tunes is Downtown Portland’s longest running FREE concert series, and runs every Tuesday in July and August from noon – 1PM. In addition to the concerts, there are food vendors, giveaways, and more.

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MANY Portland July 4th Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,500+): Cherryfest NW, Waterfront Blues Festival, Estacada Timber Festival, Craft Beer Festival & More! | July 3-7, 2019

July 4th Weekend is back, Portland! The Rose City goes all out with Waterfront Blues Festival and CherryFest NW lights up Salem. Try some new brews at Portland Craft Beer Festival! And it’s Cherry season in the Gorge!

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Portland 2019 July 4th Events: Celebrations, Fireworks Pictures, Where To Watch, Parades

America celebrates Independence Day Thursday! As always, we have a large list of Portland July 4th weekend events including parties, dinners, shows, etc. This year, July 4th falls on Wednesday, so there will be parties all weekend!

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,100+): International Beer Fest, Shakespeare Festival, Kriekfest, Twilight Half Marathon, Edgefield Brewfest & More! | June 27-30, 2019

The Weekend is back, Portland! Check out some badass electric cars at Electric Car Guest Drive. Coho Summerfest kicks off today with 4 plays over over 4 weeks. Dantes is hosting the Portland air Guitar Championships on Saturday, and party for rescue animals at Pixie Prom!

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