portland events

There are always cool and interesting things happening in our vibrant city. Just a few upcoming events are listed here and you can always ask our knowledgeable guest service staff about other things happening around our unique Portland hotel.

February 2016

Chamber Music Northwest Winter Festival | Various locations

February 1

Join us this winter as CMNW celebrates "15 Masterpieces," including many of the greatest works ever written, from Beethoven to Bartók and Schumann to Stravinsky. Festival artists Opus One, The Dover Quartet, Trio Valtorna, David Shifrin and Oregon Symphony Concertmaster Sarah Kwak give five incredible performances in just one week. You won't want to miss this!

Film & music festival

January 15 - February 8

Reel Music is a festival of films with a music theme at Portland Art Museum and Mission Theater.

Portland Seafood and Wine festival | Oregon Convention Center

February 5-6

Sip Oregon Wines and enjoy fresh coastal seafood and other culinary delights at the Tenth Annual Portland Seafood and Wine Festival! Bring the whole family, kids will enjoy face painters, balloon artists and more!

Winter Run

February 6

Worst Day of the Year Run is a 5K winter run that includes warm treats and silly costumes, beginning at McMenamins Edgefield. (Run twice to make a 10K.)

International Film Festival | Various locations

February 11-28

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.

Family Festival

February 13-14

Northwest Family and Kids Festival has games, music, arts and crafts, sports, reptiles, face painting, bounce houses, and food at Washington County Fair Complex.

Zwickelmania | Various locations

February 14

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.

Portland Jazz Festival | Various locations

February 18 - 28

Portland Jazz Festival features 100 performances by local acts and jazz legends.

Blazers VS Golden State | Moda Center

February 19

Moda Center

Wizard World Portland Comic Con | Oregon Convention Center

February 19-21

Wizard World Portland Comic Con is about comic books, science fiction, fantasy, film, horror, animation, anime, manga and card games!

Polar Plunge Portland | Broughton Beach

February 27

Watch pledgers run into the frigid waters of the Columbia River for charity at Polar Plunge on Broughton Beach, preceded by a costume contest.