Portland Saturday Market | Waterfront Park | Ankeny Plaza
Market Hours: Saturdays 10am - 5pm, Sundays 11am - 4:30pm
Portland Saturday Market Mission Statement: “The mission of the Portland Saturday Market is to provide an environment that encourages the economic and artistic growth of emerging and accomplished artisans. Central to this mission shall be to operate a marketplace. That marketplace, and other market programs, shall honor craftsmanship, design innovation, marketing ethics, and authenticity of product.”
Aug 31–Sept 2 | Art in the Pearl® | North Park Blocks
Portland Oregon’s annual Fine Arts & Crafts Festival
Hours: 10am-6pm Sat and Sun (Aug 31 & Sept 1), 10am-5pm on Mon (Sept 2)Location: The Northwest Park blocks of Portland, Oregon, between W Burnside and NW Glisan at NW 8th Avenue.This year the 17th annual festival will occur on August 31st, Sept. 1-2, 2013 in the Pearl District’s North Park Blocks. Art In The Pearl has been named one of the top 10 Arts and Crafts Festivals in the country. Our festival fills the Northwest Portland Park blocks with art, theater, music, food and hands-on activities for people of all ages.What Is Art in the Pearl? Art In The Pearl® is a wonderful community event. Over one hundred artists show and sell work ranging from fine wooden furniture to beautiful paintings to photography, glass, clay, metal, jewelry, and much more!
Sept 3–8 | MusicfestNW | Various Portland Venues
A showcase for Portland’s music community.
In 2000, MusicfestNW (MFNW) was a mere dream. The idea: Portland needed a music festival to match the towering aspirations of a city that was becoming a global player.
Today, Portland is one of the most exciting cities on the planet and MusicfestNW, a 6 day festival attended by over 34,000 people has become the third largest indoor music festival in the United States and now includes 4 nights of outdoor shows in “Portland’s Living Room” Pioneer Courthouse Square.
Sept 5 | Fit Right NW First Thursday Urban Adventure Run
Portland Metro Area
Join us on the first Thursday of each month, March- September, for the largest fun run in the country — free! Every run begins at 6 pm in front of our NW Portland store, located at 2258 NW Raleigh Street.In our 600-person citywide version of the scavenger hunt, you’ll run or walk your way through Portland and rack up raffle tickets for chances to win prizes from our sponsors. At the end, hang out and relax with a beer and take in some tunes.
Sept 6–7 | Widmer Brothers 9th Annual Oktoberfest
Widmer Brothers Brewing,
Widmer Brothers Oktoberfest is a tribute to the world-renowned celebration in Munich, Germany, which draws more than six million people annually during the 16-day festival. Widmer Brothers’ version, although smaller in scale, is large in Oktoberfest spirit, drawing 5,000 attendees to this annual block party. The festival features a variety of craft beers, German-style food, accordion players, and live music throughout the day
Sept 12–15 | Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey Circus
Performing at the Moda Center at the Rose Quarter.
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® is proud to present FULLY CHARGED, Gold Edition, an all-new powerful surge of circus entertainment. Witness superhuman stunts so close, you can FEEL it! Experience the excitement as Ringling Bros.® transforms energy and power into megawatts of thrills. Imaginations ignite for Children Of All Ages with Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Presents FULLY CHARGED, Gold Edition!
Sept 12–21 | Portland Fashion Week
The Oregon Convention Center
Portland Fashion Week® is an experience like no other merging a high fashion production with the Portlander appreciation for art, music, sustainable living and community involvement. As the nation’s third longest running fashion week behind New York and Los Angeles, and recently named the #1 Major City Fashion Week to attend. Portland Fashion Week® continues to be one of the most sought-after events in the Northwest, setting the stage for high-level brands, products, and services. The five-day affair showcases the industry’s most notable designers exclusively to industry professionals through world-class runway shows.
Sept 19–22 | FEAST Portland
Presented by BON APPÉTIT: A Celebration of Oregon Bounty
Feast Portland is the flagship food and drink festival in the Pacific Northwest, capturing the current energy and enthusiasm driving America’s food revolution. Feast showcases local culinary talent and Oregon ingredients, alongside nationally recognized chefs and influencers during a four-day celebration. Join us September 19-22 for Feast Portland 2013.
Sept 21 | 5th Annual Biketobeerfest
Hopworks Urban Brewery
The world’s only bike in Oktoberfest party! Featuring bikes, bands, and beers...4 Local Bands, the “World-Famous” Huffy Huck, Break dancers, BMX stunt riders, and more than 15 organic Hopworks beers on-tap. Family-friendly entertainment including bouncy house, climbing wall and face painting!
Sept 21–22 | Rose City Comic Con | OR Convention Center
The Largest Comic and Pop Expo in Portland
RCCC 2013 will be taking place September 21-22, 2013 at the Oregon Convention Center, and will be co-produced by both Emerald City Comicon and Rose City Comic Con, combining the talents and organizational efforts for one fantastic event.