portland events

There is always something fun and interesting to do in Portland.

From festivals celebrating craft beer and music to contemporary art and our city’s restaurant scene! Just ask our knowledgeable guest service staff about what's happening around our unique boutique hotel.

You can also visit travelportland.com for a current listing of all Portland has to offer.

September 2016

portland film festival | portland metro area

August 29 - September 5

From August 29th to September 5th, 2016, Portland won't just be the city of roses - it'll be the city of film. All for the love and industry of film, our eight-day event includes networking, workshops, guest speakers, financing talks, jam-packed film premieres, director Q&As and more. There's a reason Portland is different. Come be a part of what MovieMaker Magazine called, "one of the coolest film festivals in the world."

oregon zoo summer concerts | oregon zoo

September 2, 9, 11

In 1979, the Oregon Zoo became the first in America to host a summer concert series. This year, Oregon's "wildest" outdoor concert series celebrates 37 years of bringing you world-class artists for a night of music and nature from June to September. It wouldn't be summer in Oregon without an evening of great music at the zoo!

friday early escape river cruises | portland spirit cruise ship

Every Friday afternoon in September

This two hour cruise features a different local, live band every Friday afternoon from July-September. Come aboard for a relaxing cruise down the Willamette River to help unwind after your week. A bistro plate and a full service bar are available for additional purchase on board.

Portland Timbers | Providence Park


Go Timbers... Here's to another great season!

Portland Saturday Market | SW Naito Parkway

Saturdays 10am - 5pm, Sundays 11am - 4:30pm, March-December

Open every Saturday and Sunday from March-December, this riverside market is the largest continually operating arts-and-crafts fair in the United States, drawing up to 750,000 visitors during its season. 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.

Utopia Vineyard Labor Day Weekend in Wine Country

Sept. 2 - 5

Utopia Vineyard (Newberg)

art in the pearl | north park blocks

Sept. 3 - 5

Art In The Pearl has been named one of the top 10 Arts and Crafts Festivals in the country (source: Art Fair Source Book). Our festival fills the Northwest Portland Park blocks with art, theater, music, and hands-on activities for people of all ages.

Carlton Crush Harvest Festival

Sept. 10

Sept 10th - Downtown Carlton

rose city comic con | oregon convention center

Sept. 10 - 11

Portland's premier Pop-Culture event. Rose City Comic Con is produced locally with a focus on creating a fun and friendly event for everyone! While our primary focus is that of Comics, comic creators, and the creative process, Rose City Comic Con also provides it's attendees with access to Gaming, Sci-Fi, Cosplay, Anime, Fantasy, and everything in between. Our goal is to provide you with a rewarding, fun, and family friendly experience at our event.

feast portland | portland metro area

Sept. 15 - 18

Feast Portland is more than a food and drink festival. It's a movement that showcases the energy, creativity and enthusiasm that's driving America's food revolution while celebrating the culinary world's most inspiring places: Portland, Oregon and the Pacific Northwest. From spirited one-of-a-kind large-scale events featuring trendsetting chefs from all over the country, to intimate hands-on classes, collaborative dinners and panels, Feast offers some of the most compelling experiences and original programming in the modern food festival conversation.

the color run | portland international raceway

Sept. 17

The Color Run Tropicolor World Tour 2016 is bringing a 5k paradise straight to your city with a sweet Tropicolor Zone on course, all-new Rainbow Beach at the Finish Festival, and a fresh island-style participant kit. Tickets now available - get yours today!

oktoberfest portland | oaks park

Sept. 23 - 25

It's Portland's premier fall festival! Dust off your lederhosen and bring out the whole family for a weekend of German-style family fun!

Utopia Vineyards Harvest Day Celebration

Sept. 24

Utopia Vineyards (Newberg)

Portland Greek Festival

September 30 - October 2

NE 32nd and Glisan