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
- Win Tickets ($100): February Power Breakfast @ Sentinel Hotel | Featuring Central City Concern CEO & President, Rachel Solotaroff
February 27 @ Sentinel Hotel – Join us on Feb 27th as we discuss the steps being taken to address this crisis and where the organization plans to focus its efforts.
- Win Tickets ($24): Portland Youth Philharmonic presents Cushion Concerts @ Cascade Ballroom at the Oregon Zoo | Recommended for Ages 2-8, Instrument Petting Zoo & Demos, 2 Performances
March 8 @ Oregon Zoo – Bring your cushions for floor seating and join us for one of two 45-minute Cushion Concerts, conducted by Inés Voglar Belgique. Families are invited to bring their little ones (recommended ages 2-8). Each program will include instrument demonstrations, a Q & A, and PYP’s Instrument Petting Zoo .
- Jake Silberman: A Crowd Work Album Recording @ Funhouse Lounge
February 22 @ Funhouse Lounge – Jake Silberman is recording his debut album, and it’s 100% crowd work! No written material, all improvised and never to be repeated again!
- Portland in the News: Not the Cloudiest City (but close); Recycle or Not?; Banning Pinball Machines | February 13, 2020
It may feel like it, but Portland isn’t the cloudiest city in the US. That title goes to Pittsburgh. Portland lands at 5th cloudiest city, behind Seattle. Recycle or Not? Try this new game to see if something belongs in the trash or in your recycle bin. And did you know that Pinball was once
- Win Tickets ($80): Portland Drag Queen Brunch Presents Divas Dinner Party @ Night Light Lounge | A Little More Adult, Sexier & Wilder! After Party w/ DJ Hi-Phade
February 21 @ Night Light Lounge – Join Portland Drag Queen Brunch and Night Light Lounge for an evening of cocktails, glamour, laughs, and dancing!
- Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,700): Valentine’s Day, Romantic Dinners, Wine & Chocolate & More! | February 13-16, 2020
Valentine’s Day weekend is here, Portland! Get in the mood at Tony Starlight’s Valentine’s Special. Learn some new tips atHow to Really, Really? Really! Love a Woman. Or let it all go at the Heartless Heathers’ AVD XV: 2020 Anti-Valentine’s Day Party – The Roaring 2020s!
- Win Portland Tickets ($1,700+): Valentine’s Day, Oregon Distilled, Mardi Gras Ball & More!
Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including Flashback Cruise, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Hump Wednesday & more!
- V is for Video Games – 2020 Valentine’s Day @ QuarterWorld Portland | Free Entry, Food & Drink Specials, Prizes Including Free Play
February 14 @ Quarterworld Portland – Head to Quarterworld Arcade on Valentine’s Day for free entry from 6-8p.
- Discover Portland with your Valentine on Urban Adventure Quest’s Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure! | Turns the Rose City into a Giant Game Board
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a city wide scavenger hunt turns Portland into a giant game board!
- PDXWIT Presents: February Happy Hour Networking Event @ PGE Sky Bridge Terrace | Free, Honoring Local Legend Donna Hammond, “Isolation at Work”
February 18 @ PGE Skybridge Terrace – At our February Happy Hour we will be honoring a local legend here in Portland: Donna Hammond, one of Oregon’s first black female electricians. Ms. Hammond has lived a tremendous life, having dealt with significant cultural isolation within her industry.
Portland Festival Events
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.
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 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 Rose Garden Arena – Portland Rose Quarter
The home to Portland sports events (the Portland Trailblazers) as well as big music venues, sports competitions, and other 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.