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.

January 2016

Oregon Zoo Lights

January 1-3

It wouldn't be the holidays in Portland without a visit to ZooLights, the Oregon Zoos' annual winter festival featuring more than a million LED lights.

Portland Trail Blazers


Jan 4 - Grizzlies   |   Jan 6 - Clippers   |   Jan 8 - Warriors   |   Jan 10 - Thunder   |   Jan 13 - Jazz   |   Jan 20 - Hawks   |   Jan 23 - Lakers   |   Jan 26 - Kings   |   Jan 29 - Hornets   |   Jan 31 - Timberwolves

Bourbon & Bacon

January 9, 7pm - 11pm

Sip bourbon and taste bacon treats at the Bourbon and Bacon Fest at OMSI for age 21+.

No Pants Day

January 10, 2pm

The No Pants Subway Ride - Portland mimics the New York version held the same day, but it takes place on the Max with an after party. See website for details.

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.

Free Art Day | Portland Art Museum

January 22

Experience the Portland Art Museum free of charge on the fourth Friday of every month from 5pm-8pm.

Chocolate & Wine Festival

January 22-24

Sample local and international chocolates and wine, and see chocolate presentations at ChocolateFest in the Oregon Convention Center.

Oregon Truffle Festival

January 22-24

Once considered a European rarity, truffles are in the midst of a new renaissance in the United States, with Oregon's fungus specialists at the forefront of the growing luxury food industry. For everyone from truffle oil dabblers to black gold hunters, we've compiled a handy guide to this year's annual Oregon Truffle Festival.

Chamber Music Northwest Winter Festival | Various locations

January 27 - 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!

Portland Int'l Auto Show | Convention Center

January 28-31

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.