Portland Saturday Market | SW Naito Parkway
Market Hours: Saturdays 10am - 5pm, Sundays 11am - 4:30pm
Open every Saturday and Sunday from March-December, this riverside market is the largest continually operating arts-and-crafts fair in the United States. Combining the vibes of an arts show, a live street concert and an open-air bazaar, the Portland Saturday Market has been a beloved Rose City tradition since 1974. In fact, the market is considered the largest continually operating arts-and-crafts fair in the United States, drawing up to 750,000 visitors during its season.
Portland Farmers Market | Portland State University
Market Hours: Saturdays 8:30am - 2pm
The Saturday Market is located at Portland State University in the South Park Blocks between SW Hall & SW Montgomery. A close street address to this market is 1717 SW Park Avenue.
Oct 3–31 | FrightTown | 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 5 | 44th Annual Portland Marathon | Portland
Best maraton 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 8–11 | FashioNXT | Station Place
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 10–22 | 32nd Annual Reel Music Festival
For this annual celebration of sound and image, music and culture, and the origins of sounds infused in our experience. Whether your passion is jazz, blues, rock, soul, folk, funk, or punk, we hope you find this mixture of old and new, familiar and strange, to be full of inspiration and discovery.
Oct 11-12, 18-19 | Portland Open Studios | Various locations
Visit the studios of 96 artists!
Portland Open Studios is an annual self-guided tour to visit the studios of 96 artists throughout the Portland, Oregon metro area. These artists in a myriad of disciplines will show you their work, their processes, their spaces, and a little of what it means to be an artist in this great city. Watch, learn, experience.
Oct 24–25 | Great American Distillers Festival
For a decade, the Great American Distillers Festival has created a rare, unique opportunity to experience the innovations of our thriving craft spirits community, while rediscovering some of America’s legendary distillers and blenders.
Oct 23–Nov 1 | BloodyVox: Nightmare on Northrup
BodyVox Dance Studio, 1201 NW 17th, PDX
20% off tickets to BodyVox! To redeem use discount code: northrup
Order tickets online at www.bodyvox.com or call 503.229.0627
Screaming with mirth and terrible beauty, Nightmare on Northrup is a wickedly entertaining tribute to BodyVox's favorite time of year. Featuring new work by Jamey Hampton and Ashley Roland, this fresh installment of the Halloween Classic, BloodyVox is a dance theater experience that mines cinema and folklore to bring All Hallow's Eve to life. Bring your friends, and family, and loves to hold tight... to save and protect you from things that go bump in the night!