Feb 5-21 | International Film Festival
Drawing an audience of 38,000, the Portland International Film Festival (PIFF) is the biggest film event in Oregon, premiering more than 140 international shorts and feature films to Portland audiences each February. Audiences can experience a variety of parties, visiting artists, and plenty of festival adventure taking in this feast of cinematic fare.
Jan 24–Feb 28 | Base Camp’s Collabofest
The public’s first chance to try 10 never-before-sampled recipes from 10 innovative Portland breweries. The epic results will be available at select taprooms through Feb. 28th.
Feb 5–8 | Portland Int’l Auto Show | Convention Center
Portland Auto Show getting automakers' newest rides!
This year's Portland International Auto Show is shaping up to be a major manufacturers' showcase unlike any in previous years.In 2015, manufacturers have committed to showcasing some highly advanced preview vehicles in Portland that are sure to delight and intrigue auto show attendees.
Feb 6–14 | Carmen
To the soldier Don Jose, she is hypnotic: “Never, never has any woman so deeply disturbed my soul. You are a devil.” To Micaela, Don Jose’s sweetheart, she is the most potent of rivals: “She is beautiful, dangerous. Her snares have turned the man I loved into a disgrace.” To Escamillo, Don Jose’s rival, she is inspiration: “Tell me your name and the next time I kill a bull, yours will be the one I whisper.”
Feb 8 | Worst Day of the Year Ride
Ride begins at Lucky Lab Brew Pub on 915 SE Hawthorne
Get ready to ride with 3,000 other fun-loving people for the Worse Day of the Year Ride. Ride either a 15-mile odyssey around downtown Portland or explore the Westside with the 46 mile Challenge Course.
Feb 14 | Zwickelmania
A once-a-year backstage pass to tour Oregon’s breweries! Zwickelmania, the annual one-day event in Oregon when breweries open their doors to the casual and hardcore beer fans. More than 100 breweries, both big and small, are participating with meet-the brewer events and beer samples.
Feb 18–Mar 1 | Portland Jazz Festival
Celebrating both the jazz genre and Black History Month, the Portland Jazz Festival is packed with more than 150 concerts, including performances by major international artists and scores of free gigs showcasing local talent.
Feb 19-Mar 5 | Chinese New Year
Lan Su Chinese Garden
The celebration kicks off with “Rolling in the Wealth,” a traditional good fortune and prosperity activity of rolling oranges and gold coins through Lan Su’s front door. “Rolling in the Wealth” is followed by a lion dance performance, and much more! Every guest visiting on February 19 will also receive a hong bao, or traditional lucky red envelope.
Feb 24 | Alton Brown Live
Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
With his upcoming tour, Alton brown brings his brand of quirky humor and culinary-science antics to the stage. The two-hour show is a unique blend of standup comedy, food experimentation, talk show antics, multimedia lecture, and, for the first time….live music. Audience interaction is strictly enforced throughout the evening, though if you’re called upon as a culinary assistant you’ll definitely want to take the lab coat Brown offers, as things tend to get messy. The entire family will have a blast, especially as you sing along with Brown’s soon to be hits “Airport Shrimp Blues” and “TV Cookin Ain’t Like No Other Cookin.”
Feb 28 | Brewstillery Fest
With the revival of the brewing industry here in the United States it has also brought with it the strong upswing of craft distillers. Both industries are now a solid part of what makes up Portland’s strong culture of imbibing. It seems as more and more breweries open there are solid amount of new distilleries opening as well.