Portland Oregon Events

So, whether it’s an event or festival down on the waterfront, a show at Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, the Portland Symphony or Ballet, or the Portland Rose Festival, come check the events calendar and find out what is going on in the Rose City.

Looking for the freshest things to do in Portland?  Join our online Portland social network and you’ll get the weekly Portland events rundown posted on the blog each weekend so you’ll always know what’s going on in Portland.  Also visit our Portland Music Venues page if you are looking for clubs with Portland live music.

If you’re visiting Portland, don’t miss our Portland Attractions page for a huge list of local attractions and even more things to do.

Our mainstream Portland events venues are listed below, be sure to check the calendar for more local and community events.

Upcoming Portland Events

  • MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,200+): Unique Markets Holiday Market, Bridgetown Trivia, Holiday Sketch Comedy & More! | December 1-4, 2022

    The weekend is back! See our huge list of events including holiday parties, markets, concerts, & giveaways! The post MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,200+): Unique Markets Holiday Market, Bridgetown Trivia, Holiday Sketch Comedy & More! | December 1-4, 2022 first appeared on PDX Pipeline. The post MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,200+): Unique Markets Holiday Market, Bridgetown Trivia, Holiday Sketch Comedy & More! | December 1-4, 2022 appeared first on PDX Pipeline.

  • Portland in the News: Lloyd Center’s Indie Rebirth; Trees Are Good for Health; Jantzen Beach Carousel Is Back & More | December 1, 2022

    The Oregon historical society has opened a new exhibit on the Jantzen Beach Carousel. A study on Portlanders planting trees has found that living with more trees reduces rates of cardiovascular and respiratory death. And local artists and makers have found an oasis in a dying retail mall. The post Portland in the News: Lloyd Center’s Indie Rebirth; Trees Are Good for Health; Jantzen Beach Carousel Is Back & More | December 1, 2022 first appeared on PDX Pipeline. The post Portland in the News: Lloyd Center’s Indie Rebirth; Trees Are Good for Health; Jantzen Beach Carousel Is Back & More | December 1, 2022 appeared first on PDX Pipeline.

  • New Portland Jobs: Portland State University, Metro, Powell’s & More! | November 29, 2022

    Here are the latest Portland job listings on PDX Pipeline including Metro, PSU, Powell's & more! The post New Portland Jobs: Portland State University, Metro, Powell’s & More! | November 29, 2022 first appeared on PDX Pipeline. The post New Portland Jobs: Portland State University, Metro, Powell’s & More! | November 29, 2022 appeared first on PDX Pipeline.

  • Win Tickets: Thunder Ridge & Moon Balloon @ The Goodfoot Pub & Lounge | Featuring Aaron Redner & Members of Lost Ox, Bluegrass

    December 8 @ The Goodfoot Pub & Lounge - Swing by for an evening of progressive bluegrass! The post Win Tickets: Thunder Ridge & Moon Balloon @ The Goodfoot Pub & Lounge | Featuring Aaron Redner & Members of Lost Ox, Bluegrass first appeared on PDX Pipeline. The post Win Tickets: Thunder Ridge & Moon Balloon @ The Goodfoot Pub & Lounge | Featuring Aaron Redner & Members of Lost Ox, Bluegrass appeared first on PDX Pipeline.

  • Laugh Basement Comedy Show @ The Goodfoot Pub & Lounge | Featuring Mav Viola, Hosted by Hewitt Pagenstecher

    December 5 @ The Goodfoot Pub & Lounge - Laugh Basement is The Goodfoot’s monthly stand-up comedy show featuring some of Portland’s funniest comedians. The post Laugh Basement Comedy Show @ The Goodfoot Pub & Lounge | Featuring Mav Viola, Hosted by Hewitt Pagenstecher first appeared on PDX Pipeline. The post Laugh Basement Comedy Show @ The Goodfoot Pub & Lounge | Featuring Mav Viola, Hosted by Hewitt Pagenstecher appeared first on PDX Pipeline.

  • 2022 Portland Christmas Ship Schedule & Info | Dinner Cruise on Portland Spirit, Best Viewing Locations

    Experience wonder, create traditions and make memories as our spectacularly illuminated fleet glides past for Portland's annual Christmas Ships Parade. The post 2022 Portland Christmas Ship Schedule & Info | Dinner Cruise on Portland Spirit, Best Viewing Locations first appeared on PDX Pipeline. The post 2022 Portland Christmas Ship Schedule & Info | Dinner Cruise on Portland Spirit, Best Viewing Locations appeared first on PDX Pipeline.

  • Free Live Music @ Cooper Mountain Ale Works Public House in Tigard | Featuring Avi Haviv

    December 1 @ Cooper Mountain Ale Works Public House - Join us for a fun evening of live music & drinks. The post Free Live Music @ Cooper Mountain Ale Works Public House in Tigard | Featuring Avi Haviv first appeared on PDX Pipeline. The post Free Live Music @ Cooper Mountain Ale Works Public House in Tigard | Featuring Avi Haviv appeared first on PDX Pipeline.

  • Win Tickets ($50): Experience Theatre Project Presents A Drunk Christmas Carol | Classically Trained Actors Read Holiday Classic While Drinking

    December 17 @ Beaverton Masonic Lodge - What happens when a group of classically trained actors read A Christmas Carol, only two of them slowly become inebriated? This show! The post Win Tickets ($50): Experience Theatre Project Presents A Drunk Christmas Carol | Classically Trained Actors Read Holiday Classic While Drinking first appeared on PDX Pipeline. The post Win Tickets ($50): Experience Theatre Project Presents A Drunk Christmas Carol | Classically Trained Actors Read Holiday Classic While Drinking appeared first on PDX Pipeline.

  • Free Portland Trivia w/ Bridgetown Trivia | Monday-Thursday

    Bridgetown Trivia features the best trivia, the best hosts, the best prizes... all in the most beautiful city! Always Free to play The post Free Portland Trivia w/ Bridgetown Trivia | Monday-Thursday first appeared on PDX Pipeline. The post Free Portland Trivia w/ Bridgetown Trivia | Monday-Thursday appeared first on PDX Pipeline.

  • Blueprint Choral Ensembles Presents A Weekend of Awesome Holiday Music & More in NE Portland | Free Entry, Dessert

    December 10-11 in NE Portland - Take in some of the spirit of the season with Blueprint adult ensembles as the organization presents a weekend showcase of amazing holiday music! The post Blueprint Choral Ensembles Presents A Weekend of Awesome Holiday Music & More in NE Portland | Free Entry, Dessert first appeared on PDX Pipeline. The post Blueprint Choral Ensembles Presents A Weekend of Awesome Holiday Music & More in NE Portland | Free Entry, Dessert appeared first on PDX Pipeline.

Portland Festival Events

Portland Rose Festival

Portland Waterfront Blues Festival

The Portland Oregon Zoo is popular for both locals and visitors.  And don’t miss Zoo Lights Portland Oregon, an annual holiday light show.

There are so many wonderful things to do in Portland, and when the sun comes out, the Tom McCall Riverfront Park is the place to be.  Droves of Portlanders head downtown to the waterfront for Portland Rose Festival Events, the annual Portland Blues Festival, and lots more!

Portland Dance Events

If you are in the mood for classical or modern dance performances, check these Portland dance events for some upcoming local performances.

Oregon Ballet Theatre – OBT

White Bird

BodyVox

Portland Theater Events

Portland theater events abound.  In fact, this is only a short list of the many Portland theaters in town.  From the avant garde, to Broadway, to children’s therater, in Portland, we have a wide range of theater events.  Purchase Event Tickets

Portland Center for the Performing Arts

Portland Center Stage

CoHo Productions

Brody Theatre

Imago

Oregon Children’s Theatre

Portland Music Events

This list covers the mainstream cultural Portland music events and doesn’t even attempt to address our massive live music scene of fantastic Portland bands and musicians playing all over town.  If you enjoy the opera or symphony, then Portland won’t disappoint you, and if your taste leans towards something less mainstream, then Portland has that too. Purchase Concert Tickets

Portland Opera

Portland Symphony

Portland Baroque Orchestra

Portland Symphonic Choir

Portland Taiko

Chamber Music Northwest

Portland Rose Garden Arena – Portland Rose Quarter

Portland Rose Quarter

The home to Portland sports events (the Portland Trailblazers) as well as big music venues, sports competitions, and other events.

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If you are looking for more ideas, visit our Things to Do in Portland page. Are we missing your Portland Oregon events or Portland theater from this page?  No problem, just contact us so we can add it, or add your own event to the Portland Oregon events calendar.