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.”
Oct 1 – Nov 3 | Fiddler on the Roof | Portland Center Stage
Winner of nine Tony Awards and with a record-setting Broadway run, Fiddler has become an American classic. Tevye, the loquacious father of five daughters, fights to maintain his family and their traditions while outside influences encroach upon their lives. He must cope both with his strong-willed daughters - as each one's choice of husband moves further from tradition - and with the edict of a tyrannical and unjust Tsar.
Performance times: Tuesday - Sunday evenings at 7:30 p.m., Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m., Thursday matinees at noon
Oct 3–6 | Wordstock Festival | Oregon Convention Center
Portland's festival of words.
Wordstock is a literary art and education non-profit that celebrates and supports writing in the classroom and in the community. Our mission is to use the power of writing to effect positive change in people's lives.
Oct 4–6 | 43rd Annual Portland Marathon | Portland
Best marathon in the Northwest—Best of Competitor 2011 &2012.
For many years the Portland Marathon has been rated as one of the premier marathon events in the United States. It has been ranked as one of the top 10 local road race events in the U.S, and one of the top 40 races of all types and distances.
Oct 4–Nov 1 | FrightTown | Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Portland's premiere Halloween destination!
FrightTown is the Pacific Northwest's newest haunted event featuring three amazing haunted houses in one location for one price. Baron Von Goolo's Museum of Horrors, the top rated madhouse of humor and horror, returns for its eleventh year in Portland; The Black Box is a non stop free fall into darkness and terror unlike anything this town has ever seen; and our all new haunt, The Contagion, drops you into the heart of a city ravaged by an unstoppable zombie plague! There's something to scare everyone at FrightTown!
Oct 9–12 | FashioNXT
Vigor Industrial Shipyard, Swan Island
FashioNXT (pronounced, fashion-next)provides brand enhancement through high profile exposure conveyed through fashion forward lifestyle experiences. FashioNXT emerges from the ExecutiveProducer's success in building PortlandFashion Week – ranked by TIME Magazine as the #1 show in the US outside New York Fashion Week – to embrace what’s next in fashion and what’s next in a fashion forward lifestyle.
Oct 13 | Portland Timbers vs. Seattle Sounders
Oct 19 | Portland Timbers vs. Real Salt Lake
Come out and support your local Timbers!