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 ($2,250+): Lunar New Year, Serious Cupcakes, Free Sundays @ Discovery Museum, Dinner Detective & More! | January 26-29, 2023

    The weekend is back, Portland! This is your final weekend to see American Fast w/ Artists Repertory Theatre. Rose City Rollers Guns n Rollers battle the Heartless Heathers. And Valentine's Day is just around the corner! The post MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($2,250+): Lunar New Year, Serious Cupcakes, Free Sundays @ Discovery Museum, Dinner Detective & More! | January 26-29, 2023 first appeared on PDX Pipeline. The post MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($2,250+): Lunar New Year, Serious Cupcakes, Free Sundays @ Discovery Museum, Dinner Detective & More! | January 26-29, 2023 appeared first on PDX Pipeline.

  • Portland in the News: Cape Kiwanda Sink Hole; Goonies House Never Dies; City’s Top Comics & More! | January 26, 2023

    A giant 20-foot-wide sinkhole recently appeared at Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area. The new owner of The Goonies house in Astoria wants to share it with the world, as long as Goonies are respectful. And long-time voice of the Trail Blazers, Bill Schoneyly passed away recently at the age of 93. The post Portland in the News: Cape Kiwanda Sink Hole; Goonies House Never Dies; City’s Top Comics & More! | January 26, 2023 first appeared on PDX Pipeline. The post Portland in the News: Cape Kiwanda Sink Hole; Goonies House Never Dies; City’s Top Comics & More! | January 26, 2023 appeared first on PDX Pipeline.

  • New Portland Jobs: p:ear, Unwired, Ecology in Classroom & Outdoors & More! | January 24, 2023

    Here are the latest job listings on PDX Pipeline for this week including Schoolhouse Supplies, Riot New Media & More! The post New Portland Jobs: p:ear, Unwired, Ecology in Classroom & Outdoors & More! | January 24, 2023 first appeared on PDX Pipeline. The post New Portland Jobs: p:ear, Unwired, Ecology in Classroom & Outdoors & More! | January 24, 2023 appeared first on PDX Pipeline.

  • 2023 Lunar New Year Free Dragon Dance Parade & Celebration | Lion Dancers, Performers & More!

    The 2023 Lunar New Year Dragon Dance Parade & Celebration returns to Downtown Portland on Saturday, January 28! The post 2023 Lunar New Year Free Dragon Dance Parade & Celebration | Lion Dancers, Performers & More! first appeared on PDX Pipeline. The post 2023 Lunar New Year Free Dragon Dance Parade & Celebration | Lion Dancers, Performers & More! appeared first on PDX Pipeline.

  • It’s Gonna Be Okay FREE Monday Night Comedy @ The EastBurn Public House | Hosted by Lewis Sequeira

    January 29 @ The EastBurn - In addition to hosting Portland’s best comedians and traveling worldwide acts, It’s Gonna Be Okay strives to be a safe, welcoming place for everyone to laugh and have fun. The post It’s Gonna Be Okay FREE Monday Night Comedy @ The EastBurn Public House | Hosted by Lewis Sequeira first appeared on PDX Pipeline. The post It’s Gonna Be Okay FREE Monday Night Comedy @ The EastBurn Public House | Hosted by Lewis Sequeira appeared first on PDX Pipeline.

  • Last Thursday Art Opening @ The Goodfoot Pub & Lounge | Featuring Erik Bengtson, Kalvin Panther, Samantha Fisher

    The Goodfoot will have an art opening January 26. This month's feature artists are Erik Bengtson, Kalvin Panther and Samantha Fisher. The post Last Thursday Art Opening @ The Goodfoot Pub & Lounge | Featuring Erik Bengtson, Kalvin Panther, Samantha Fisher first appeared on PDX Pipeline. The post Last Thursday Art Opening @ The Goodfoot Pub & Lounge | Featuring Erik Bengtson, Kalvin Panther, Samantha Fisher appeared first on PDX Pipeline.

  • Win Tickets ($200): An Evening with The Roots @ Crystal Ballroom | Legendary Hip Hop Group

    Crystal Ballroom is hosting the legendary hip hop monsters The Roots on February 21! The post Win Tickets ($200): An Evening with The Roots @ Crystal Ballroom | Legendary Hip Hop Group first appeared on PDX Pipeline. The post Win Tickets ($200): An Evening with The Roots @ Crystal Ballroom | Legendary Hip Hop Group appeared first on PDX Pipeline.

  • Win Tickets ($70): John Early Live! Late Show @ Aladdin Theater | Comedy w/ Michael Hesslein and Vicky with a V

    February 15 @ Aladdin Theater - JOHN EARLY’s talents as an actor, comedian, writer and producer are in full effect in his A24 sketch special WOULD IT KILL YOU TO LAUGH? co-created with his partner Kate Berlant. The post Win Tickets ($70): John Early Live! Late Show @ Aladdin Theater | Comedy w/ Michael Hesslein and Vicky with a V first appeared on PDX Pipeline. The post Win Tickets ($70): John Early Live! Late Show @ Aladdin Theater | Comedy w/ Michael Hesslein and Vicky with a V appeared first on PDX Pipeline.

  • Win Tickets ($44): Kitchen Dwellers @ Aladdin Theater | w/ Lindsay Lou, Bluegrass, Folk, Rock

    February 11 @ Kitchen Dwellers - Kitchen Dwellers twist bluegrass, folk, and rock through a kaleidoscope of homegrown stories, rich mythology, American west wanderlust, and psychedelic hues. The post Win Tickets ($44): Kitchen Dwellers @ Aladdin Theater | w/ Lindsay Lou, Bluegrass, Folk, Rock first appeared on PDX Pipeline. The post Win Tickets ($44): Kitchen Dwellers @ Aladdin Theater | w/ Lindsay Lou, Bluegrass, Folk, Rock appeared first on PDX Pipeline.

  • Win Tickets ($72): The Wood Brothers @ Revolution Hall | American Roots, w/ Taylor Ashton

    February 11 @ Revolution Hall - The Wood Brothers didn’t know they were making a record. Looking back, they’re grateful for that. The post Win Tickets ($72): The Wood Brothers @ Revolution Hall | American Roots, w/ Taylor Ashton first appeared on PDX Pipeline. The post Win Tickets ($72): The Wood Brothers @ Revolution Hall | American Roots, w/ Taylor Ashton 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.

Tickets to All Sporting Events

 

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.