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.
Aug 8–10 | Bite of Oregon | Waterfront Park
Adult ticket prices are $5 per day or $15 for a weekend pass.
The Bite of Oregon is a stunning celebration of Oregon, its food, its people and its extraordinary quality of life. Come join the fun at the best summer party on the Portland waterfront and discover Oregon's Bounty! The 2013 edition of the Bite of Oregon is truly a milestone year as we celebrates its 30th birthday! Our theme this year is Celebrating Oregon’s Bounty and in this regard, Oregon has much to boast about. Of course we will have an assortment of savory and sweet food offerings to satisfy your palate with our wide array of restaurants, food carts, dessert purveyors and of course, over 20 flavors or Oregon craft beer and 20 Oregon wineries. Food prices vary from vendor to vendor. Price range for restaurants, food carts and dessert vendors are from $2-$9 per item.
Aug 8–10 | Portland International Beerfest | Holladay Park
Fri/Sat 12pm-10pm, Sun 12pm-7pm
PIB is a high end 3-day beer festival specializing in rare, hard-to-find, exotic beers. Over 200 world-class beers from 16 countries will be on hand, hailing from all over the planet, many from right here in the Pacific NW. Stroll around the beautiful Park with a cold one as you listen to music play all weekend.
Aug 9 | Alberta Street Fair | 11am–6pm
A day long celebration of community, art and music!
The Alberta Street Fair is a daylong celebration of community, art and music that brings over 20,000 people to Alberta Street. Hosted by Alberta Main Street, the street fair features a day of eclectic activities celebrating the diversity and uniqueness that is Only on Alberta…
Aug 16–17 | Music Fest NW | Waterfront Park
$65 for day pass or $100 for 2 day pass
Music fest NW is a two-day, two-stage festival featuring some of the biggest and best acts in live music. The event will be an outdoor blowout with access to both stages, food, beverages, art and more. All ages are welcome! Each child under 8 is free when accompanied by a paying adult.
Aug 18–24 | Savor the Pearl | Pearl District
Experience the flavors of the Pearl District!
Savor the Pearl is a week-long tasting event that allows you to discover and experience the flavors of Portland’s Pearl District, known for its vibrant food scene with exquisite restaurants, breweries, coffee shops, bakeries and more. Visit the 20+ participating restaurants and taste signature food and drinks at each location.
August 21–23 | Festa Italiana | Pioneer Courthouse Square
Celebrating Italian American Culture in Portland, Oregon.
Thursday, Friday, Saturday, August 21,22,23
11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m, Pioneer Courthouse Square
Aug 22–23 | Hood to Coast Relay | Mt. Hood to Seaside
Hood To Coast is the Largest Relay in the world!
DATES: August 22 & 23, 2014
TOTAL TEAMS: 1,050 teams of 12 runners (min. 8)
RACE COURSE: Hood To Coast is 199 miles long.
TOTAL PARTICIPANTS: The 2014 event will include 12,600 runners and 3,600 volunteers
ORIGIN: HTC began in 1982 with 8 teams and has filled the team cap on the opening day of registration for the last 16 years straight!
Aug 22–23 | Zoo Concerts Featuring Pink Martini
Prices range from $35-$65.
In 1979, the Oregon Zoo became the first in America to host a summer concert series. This year, Oregon’s premier outdoor concert series celebrates its 36th anniversary with another line up of world-class artist from June-September. It wouldn’t be summer in Oregon without an evening of great music at the zoo.
August 30–Sept 1 | Art in the Pearl® | North Park Blocks
Portland Oregon’s annual Fine Arts & Crafts Festival
Hours: 10am-6pm Sat and Sun (Aug 30 & Aug 31), 10am-5pm on Mon (Sept 1)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 30-31, and Sept. 1, 2014 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!