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Entertainment & Events in Portland, Oregon

Special Events

  • Old Church, The 503-222-2031
    1422 Southwest 11th Avenue
    Portland, OR 97201
    One of the oldest and most beautiful buildings in the Pacific Northwest, the Old Church features a variety of community events and functions including concerts, exhibitions, plays, and lectures as a non-profit historic site. It is also available for rent for conferences, weddings, and special events. more

  • Pioneer Courthouse Square 503-223-1613
    701 Southwest Sixth Avenue
    Portland, OR 97205
    Recognized as one of the most successful public squares in the nation, this square is a unique venue for celebrations, memorials, and special events, hosting hundreds throughout the year. more


  • Laurelhurst Theater & Pub 503-232-5511
    2735 East Burnside Street
    Portland, OR 97214
    The four-screen Laurelhurst Theater shows the best of modern cinema, independent, art and classic film. more

  • Regal Division Street 503-761-4820
    16603 Southeast Division Street
    Portland, OR 97236
    Movies in Dolby Digital with stadium seating are seen at this theater, showing the latest in Hollywood entertainment. more

  • Regal Fox Tower Stadium 10 503-221-3280
    846 Southwest Park Avenue
    Portland, OR 97205
    Adults and children will both find movies to enjoy at this cinema. more

  • Regal Lloyd Center 10 Cinema 503-287-0338
    1510 Northeast Multnomah Street
    Portland, OR 97232
    Hollywood comedies, dramas, romance, and action movies are seen here. more

  • Regal Lloyd Mall 8 Cinema 503-335-3760
    2320 Lloyd Center Mall
    Portland, OR 97232
    More than ten hot new releases are shown here. more

  • Regal Pioneer Place Stadium 6 503-295-0909
    340 Southwest Morrison
    Portland, OR 97204
    A Fandango movie theater, Pioneer Place Stadium 6 shows the latest Hollywood films. more

  • Academy Theater, The 503-252-0500
    7818 Southeast Stark Street
    Portland, OR 97215
    Originally launched in 1948, the Academy Theater was a popular Montavilla destination until its closure in the 1970s. Over the following years, it fell into disrepair, but a full-scale renovation has recently been completed. Great attention was paid to every detail of the project. Using vintage photos from the original opening night, even the theater's signature marquee has been recreated to imbue the building with authentic 1940s charm. It features Flying Pie Pizza by the slices, Nathan's Hot Dogs, fresh garden salads, popcorn, ice cream, and candy. If you're wanting a little healthier alternative, they also serve fresh fruit, organic chocolate and four flavors of organic juice. They have ten microbrew beers on tap, six selections of wine, sodas, iced tea and bottled water. Bring the kids with you! Babysitting is also available at the theater for children ages six months to eight years.  more

  • Bagdad Theater & Pub 503-249-7474 x 1 (Movie Line)
    3702 Southeast Hawthorne Boulevard
    Portland, OR 97214
    Shows first-run movies. Its menu includes an expanded tap selection and such grab-and-go theater classics as fresh pizza slices, popcorn and candy. more

Night Life

  • ComedySportz 503-236-8888
    1963 Northwest Kearney Street
    Portland, OR 97209
    ComedySportz Arena
    Enjoy this unique entertainment venue as you watch improvisational comedy played as a sport with two teams battling for laughs and points in a variety of games, songs-on-the-spot, and made up scenes. They are also available for road shows. more

  • McMenamins Crystal Ballroom 503-225-0047
    1332 West Burnside
    Portland, OR 97209
    "Dance on Air" at this ornate ballroom that was opened in 1914 and has numerous features including music by local and national acts, three floors, a full service bar at one of the longest bars in Oregon, and a variety of games including pool tables and pinball machines. more

  • Bossanova Ballroom 503-206-7630
    722 East Burnside
    Portland, OR 97215
    Previously the Viscount Ballroom, Portland's only dance dedicated ballroom, this beautiful old building offers a full schedule of social dancing and great bands including Argentine Tango on Mondays, Live Swing Bands on Fridays, and DJ'd Salsa on Saturdays. more

  • Blue Monk, The 503-595-0575
    3341 Southeast Belmont Street
    Portland, OR 97214
    This intimate cocktail lounge and music venue showcases indie, pop, rock, bluegrass, folk, funk, hip hop, jazz, blues, afrobeat and world music. Pizza, pasta, appetizers, salads and more is served at The Blue Monk. more

  • Jimmy Mak's 503-295-6542
    221 Northwest 10th Avenue
    Portland, OR 97209
    Jimmy Mak's is the place to listen to live jazz music. Jimmy Mak's is open Monday through Thursday from 5:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. and until 1:00 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Music begins at 8:00 p.m. more

  • Voicebox 503-303-8220
    2112 Northwest Hoyt
    Portland, OR 97210
    Voicebox is the ultimate karaoke bar. Voicebox's menu is "built around perfect party foods, unique drinks and local brews." Another location in Portland can be found at 734 Southeast 6th Avenue in the Lower Morrison (LoMo) neighborhood. more

  • Bailey's Taproom 503-295-1004
    213 Southwest Broadway
    Portland, OR 97205
    Located in Downtown Portland
    With an emphasis on Oregon breweries, Bailey's Taproom features more than 20 constantly rotating taps. more

  • Teardrop Cocktail Lounge 503-445-8109
    1015 Northwest Everett Street
    Portland, OR 97209
    Located in Portland's Pearl District
    Using only local produce, the freshest ingredients, and natural sugars, Teardrop Cocktail Lounge crafts mixers, including specialty liqueurs, syrups, digestifs, vermouths, bitters and tincture, by hand daily to prepare its cocktails. more

  • Expatriate
    5424 Northeast 30th Avenue
    Portland, OR 97211
    "All about balanced cocktails, flavorful snacks, and good music," Expatriate is open nightly from 12:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. more

  • Pepe le Moko 503-546-8537
    407 Southwest 10th Avenue
    Portland, OR 97205
    Open daily from 4:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. more

  • Remedy Wine Bar 503-222-1449
    733 Northwest Everett Street
    Portland, OR 97209
    A neighborhood wine bar in Portland, Oregon that is open on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and until 10:00 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. more

Concerts & Performances

  • Portland Center for the Performing Arts 503-248-4335
    1111 Southwest Broadway
    Portland, OR 97205
    Located in Portland's Cultural District, this beautiful complex includes various theaters, a concert hall, and an auditorium. It is home to twenty-one resident companies and presents an impressive and varied list of some 900 productions annually. more

  • Alberta Rose Theatre 503-719-6055
    3000 Northeast Alberta Street
    Portland, OR 97211
    Located in the Alberta Arts District
    The Alberta Rose Theatre is "Portland’s premier setting to experience acoustic music, art house films and live performances." more

  • Chamber Music Northwest 503-223-3202
    522 Southwest Fifth Avenue
    Portland, OR 97204
    An internationally acclaimed music ensemble, performing a variety of beautiful chamber music, CMNW presents a winter and summer concert schedule each year. more

  • DO JUMP! - Extremely Physical Theater 503-231-1232
    1515 Southeast 37th Avenue
    Portland, OR 97214
    Echo Theatre
    A unique performance company that combines dance, theater, acrobatics, humor, music, and creative ideas in their one-of-a-kind, full scale theatrical productions. more

  • Imago Theatre 503-231-9581
    17 Southeast Eighth Avenue
    Portland, OR 97214
    Defying classification, this theatre company features a combination of acrobatics, mime, and dance and performs a vast repertoire that has included comedic amphibians, metamorphosing humans, and acrobatic larvae. more

  • Oregon Symphony 503-228-4294
    Located at the corner of Broadway and Main
    Portland, OR 97205
    Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
    Established over 100 years ago, this symphony orchestra is one of the largest arts organizations in the Northwest and is known for its internationally acclaimed music directors, diverse programs, and skilled performers. more

  • Portland Taiko 503-288-2456
    3230 Northeast Columbia Boulevard
    Portland, OR 97211
    This multi-ethnic Asian American drumming group performs traditional and modern compositions that are reminiscent of Japanese traditions from centuries old religious ceremonies. more

  • Mississippi Studios Bar Bar 503-288-3895
    3939 North Mississippi Avenue
    Portland, OR 97227
    In Portland’s Historic Mississippi District
    Housed in a former neighborhood Baptist church, this former recording studio turned music venue "offers show-goers incredible acoustics and sight lines." Bar Bar cocktail & burger lounge/patio is open daily (serving lunch), seven days a week from 12:00 p.m. until 2:00 a.m. Happy hour takes place daily from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. more

  • Mission Theater 503-223-4527
    1624 Northwest Glisan Street
    Portland, OR 97209
    Live music, film screenings with related lectures, interviews, and other performances are featured at the Mission Theater, a former Swedish Evangelical Mission and Longshoreman's Union in Northwest Portland. Northwest-style pub fare and handcrafted ales, wines and spirits are available to enjoy during shows and performances. more

Plays & Productions

  • Artists Repertory Theatre 503-241-1ART
    1516 Southwest Alder Street
    Portland, OR 97205
    A professional theatre company, A.R.T. presents a variety of award-winning productions each year. Dedicated to contributing to the artistic culture of their region, A.R.T. also provides several educational and outreach programs. more

  • Oregon Children's Theatre 503-228-9571
    600 Southwest 10th Avenue, Suite 313
    Portland, OR 97205
    A variety of well loved stories, full scale sets, and fantastic characters come to life at this theatre that performs classic and contemporary children's literature at the Keller Auditorium, Miracle Theatre, and Brunish Hall. more

  • Portland Center Stage at The Armory 503-445-3700
    128 Northwest 11th Avenue
    Portland, OR 97209
    "Nationally recognized by Theatre Communications Group as one of the largest regional theater companies in the United States," Portland Center Stage at The Armory produces a blend of Broadway musicals, classics and contemporary plays in the Pearl District. more

  • CoHo Productions 503-220-CoHo
    2257 Northwest Raleigh Street
    Portland, OR 97210
    Enjoy critically acclaimed, high quality, intimate theater at affordable prices in the CoHo Theater.  more

Arts & Crafts Shows

  • European Masterpieces 503-226-2811
    1219 S.W. Park Ave.
    Portland, OR 97205
    Portland Art Museum
    Six centuries of paintings from the national gallery of Victoria, Australia. Featuring paintings by the greatest artists in history. more

Festivals & Fairs

  • Spring Beer & Wine Fest 503-238-7433
    1021 Ne Grand Ave.
    Portland, OR 09723
    Spring Beer & Wine Fest is held in March and features vendors, music, food, chefs, fun and more. more

  • Wordstock Festival 503-546-1012
    500 Sw 12Th Ave
    Portland, OR 97201
    Wordstock Festival features games, entertainment, trivia and more. Held in October. more

  • Portland Juggling Festival 503-249-1135
    3203 SE Woodstock Blvd.
    Portland, OR 97202
    The Portland Juggling Festival is less than two weeks away! Join us in September for a great weekend of juggling, workshops, and the Juggling and Vaudeville Extravaganza. more

  • Kells Portland Irish Festival 503-227-4057
    112 SW Second Avenue
    Portland, OR 97204
    Kells Portland is rated the Number 1 Irish Restaurnat and Pub in the nation (Tom Horans Top Ten) and Kells has been serving the Northwest for nearly 25 years. Kells Portland Irish Festival features arts & crafts, music, dancers, face painting and more. Held in March. more

  • Annual Holiday Ale Festival
    701 SW Sixth Ave
    Portland, OR 97205
    Welcome to the Holiday Ale Festival, the only beer festival in the Northwest to be held outdoors in the dark, cold and often wet month of December. more

  • Classic Wines Auction 503-972-0194
    P.O. Box 4285
    Portland, OR 97208
    It was a great success. Keep your eye out for future online offerings. All proceeds from this online auction will benefit our five charities more

  • Portland Saturday Market 503-222-6072
    Under the West End of the Burnside Bridge at the S
    Portland Saturday Market where unique artists await discovery. Filled with the colors and flavors of more than 300 artisans of all ages, you'll find an array of quality arts and crafts, baked goods to take home and 26 international food booths in our food court. Shop for fine arts and crafts from the hands of the creator - all handcrafted items are sold by the artisan at Portland Saturday Market. Emphasis on locally grown and locally produced wares accentuates the qualities that make our community great. You will find glass, jewelry, clothing, woodworking, garden art, paintings, photography and much more. Portland Saturday Market supporting artists since 1974. more

  • Northwest World Reggae Festival 503-922-0551
    7101 Ne 33rd Drive
    Portland, OR 97211
    Northwest World Reggae Festival featurs music, food, drinks, entertainment and more. Held in February. more

  • Nicky USA's 8th Annual Wild About Game Event 503-234-4263
    223 SE 3rd Avenue
    Portland, OR 97214
    The Pacific Northwest's top chefs, ranchers and cookbook authors will join Nicky USA's Geoff Latham in a day-long celebration of some of the world's finest wild game and poultry at the 8th Annual Wild About Game & Wine Celebration held in October. more

  • Red, White & Blueberry 503-241-0032
    1001 SE Water Ave, Suite 455
    Portland, OR 97214
    Our monthly festivals celebrate seasonal products with tastings, children's activities, contests, recipes, and educational information - all focused on the festival theme. The festivals also educate consumers about the many benefits of supporting regional agriculture and "eating local". more

  • Trillium Festival 503-636-4398
    11321 Southwest Terwilliger Boulevard
    Portland, OR 97219
    Trillium Festival features arts and crafts, coffee, oregon plants and much more. Held first weekend in April.

  • Oregon Brewers Festival 503-297-3120
    5019 S.W. Lowell
    Portland, OR 97221
    Celebrating its 21st year in 2008, the Oregon Brewers Festival is regarded as one of the finest craft beer festivals in the world. Seventy-three breweries offer handcrafted brews to more than 60,000 beer lovers during the four-day event. Held in July. more

  • Portland Pirate Festival 503-292-3418
    Cathedral Park under the historic St. Johns Bridge
    Get ready for the adventure of the summer! Portland Pirate Festival is two days of history, music and adventure for the whole family under the St. John's Bridge in historic Cathedral Park. Explore tall ships, witness cannon Battles and sword fighting demonstrations, learn about pirates & maritime history in the Pirate's Plunder Bazaar and browse the wares of pirate merchants for unique gifts. Held in September. more

  • Northwest Food & Wine Festival 503-797-9705
    1401 N Wheeler Street
    Portland, OR 97227
    Held in November, the Northwest Food & Wine Festival offers wine, food, fun, entertainment and more. more

  • Gem Faire/Portland 503-252-8300
    Oregon Convention Center
    Fine jewelry, gems, beads, crystals, minerals and much more at the lowest prices. Exhibitors from all over the world will be on site. Classes & demonstrations throughout the weekend. Held in November. more

  • International Jugglers' Association 59th Annual Fe 503-235-7575
    777 NE Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.
    Portland, OR 97232
    The Annual IJA Festival will be held in July, in Portland, Oregon, at the spectacular Oregon Convention Center. Featuring jugglars, entertainment, food, drinks and more. more

  • River City Bluegrass Festival 503-282-0877
    777 NE Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd
    Portland, OR 97232
    The RiverCity Bluegrass Festival made its debut in January, 2005 at the Oregon Convention Center. The event was structured to offer approximately 70% bluegrass music and 30% acoustic Americana, such as folk music, Texas swing, Gospel and Country music. Since that weekend we have established a tradition of great performers at each and every festival. Held in January. more

  • Caribbean Holidaze 503-282-0877
    777 Ne Mlk, Jr. Blvd
    Portland, OR 97232
    The RiverCity Bluegrass Festival made its debut in January, 2005 at the Oregon Convention Center. The event was structured to offer approximately 70% bluegrass music and 30% acoustic Americana, such as folk music, Texas swing, Gospel and Country music. Since that weekend we have established a tradition of great performers at each and every festival. Held in January. more

  • Safeway Waterfront Blues Festival 541-354-2865
    P.O. Box 55370
    Portland, OR 97238
    Safeway Waterfront Blues Festival is held in July and features entertainment, music, food, drinks and more. more

  • Portland Rose Festival 503-227-2681
    In 2007, the Rose Festival will celebrate 100 years of Tradition, Innovation and Celebration in the Portland community with a Centennial event like none other! Join us for this unprecedented tribute to Portland's history, culture and community as we reinvigorate past traditions and create new customs that will endure throughout the Rose Festival's next century! More than 20 highlight events and 50 community events will be a part of the 2007 Centennial Celebration. Fun for the whole family, and features entertainment, food, drinks and so much more. more

  • NW's Largest Family Expo-- KidFest! BabyFest! Camp 360-514-0767
    Oregon Convention Center
    Northwest's Largest Family Expo-- KidFest! BabyFest! CampFest! more

  • NW Women's Show
    Oregon Convention Ceneter
    The Annual Northwest Women's Show is a chance for women to shop, sample and gather information from 250 businesses and services specifically for the needs of today's real women. Exhibitors focus on Health & Beauty, Fitness, Fashion, Jewelry, Scrapbooking, Specialty Foods, Home Care, Finance, Education, Travel Destinations and Natural & Organic Products. Held in October. more

  • Portland International Auto Show 800-258-8912
    Oregon Convention Center
    Auto manufacturers showcase the latest cars, vans, trucks and SUVs, along with prototypes and concept vehicles. Automotive accessories are also displayed. Exotic Alley features performance and luxury vehicles of $100,000 or more. Held in January. more

  • The Bite of Oregon 503-248-0600
    Tom McCall Waterfront Park
    Annual Safeway Bite of Portland is Labor Day weekend and is produced as a annual fundraiser for Special Olympics Oregon. Held in August. more

  • Wordstock: Portland Book Festival 503-546-1012
    Oregon Convention Center
    Book lovers will enjoy the Wordstock: Portland Book Festival, held in October. Featuring an array of books, food, drinks and more. more

Sporting Events

  • Portland Winter Hawks 503-236-HAWK (Tickets)
    300 North Winning Way
    Portland, OR 97227
    Memorial Coliseum
    The Portland Winter Hawks are a member of the Western Hockey League, a division of the Canadian Major Junior Hockey League. more

  • Portland Trail Blazers 503-231-8000 (Tickets)
    1 Center Court, Suite 200
    Portland, OR 97227
    Portland, Oregon's NBA team, the Trail Blazers are coached by Nate McMillan. Their home games are played at The Rose Garden, a 20,000-seat Global Spectrum-managed arena and the site of several events per year.  more

  • Portland International Raceway 503-823-RACE
    1940 North Victory Boulevard
    Portland, OR 97217
    Located in West Delta Park
    There are 180 acres of West Delta Park is dedicated to the Portland International Raceway, a 1.9 mile track with five feet of elevation changes sanctioned by NASCAR, CART, and SCCA among others. Major events held here include The Rose Festival Cup Race, the Rose City Gran Prix, and the Formula USA Pro Motorcycle Race. more


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