PORTLAND METRO EVENTS WEEKEND PLANNER
FOR JULY 15-17, 2016
ROBIN HOOD FESTIVAL
FRI-SAT Sherwood Robin Hood Festival includes medieval re-enactments, a knighting ceremony, Maid Marian and Robin Hood, archery, castle building, 100 craft and food vendors, a beer and wine garden, a kids’ area, and a parade Saturday at 10AM. Free.
ANTIQUE & COLLECTIBLE SHOW
SAT-SUN The source of an amazing amount of cool vintage pieces from the 1880s to the 1970s. Exhibitors from 15 states with items in every price range, 1300 + booths filled with everything from jewelry to vintage tools.
SEADOG NIGHTS & GYPSY FESTIVAL
THURS-MON Experience a weekend of shenanigans, ships, fun, games and fire for grownups (or at least those who are grownup on the outside), kids and everyone in between.
OREGON BERRY FESTIVAL
FRI-SAT Find all the freshest Oregon berries including everything from Marionberries to Ollalieberries, and the best blueberries and strawberries you will find anywhere. The festival showcases everything berry!
CATHEDRAL PARK JAZZ FESTIVAL
FRI-SUN As the longest-running FREE Jazz Festival west of the Mississippi River, situated in a natural amphitheater with a backdrop of the beautiful Willamette River to the west, and the mighty St Johns Bridge overhead.
FRI-SAT The Northwest’s nostalgic music festival featuring 16 of the region’s best tribute bands, 16 hours of music, delicious food vendors, and onsite camping!
PORTLAND HIGHLAND GAMES
SAT Bringing out the highland dancers, bagpipe bands, and athletes to Mt Hood Community College to compete. With traditional Scottish foods and activities for the whole family, you’re sure to have a great time.
OREGON ZOO SUMMER CONCERTS
Through September 11th Oregon’s “wildest” outdoor concert series celebrates 37 years of bringing you world-class artists for a night of music and nature. It wouldn’t be summer in Oregon without an evening of great music at the zoo!
TOP DOWN: ROOFTOP CINEMA
Through August 25th Join us atop the Hotel deLuxe’s parking structure at SW 15th and Yamhill for our 12th annual program of cinema under the stars.
MOVIES IN THE PARK
Through September 10th Pre-movie entertainment begins at 6:30 PM, including live performances by local musicians and free popcorn. Bring jackets or extra blankets, as it gets chilly when the sun goes down!
CONCERTS IN THE PARK
Through August 28th Pack a picnic dinner or dine with our vendors, bring a blanket or chairs, and spend time with family and friends at a live concert performance.
PORTLAND SATURDAY MARKET
SAT-SUN Through DEC The nation’s largest weekly open-air arts and crafts market. Stroll down row upon row of unique creations made by the people who sell them. Old Town.
DUELING PIANO SHOW
Every FRI & SAT Since 2010, The Barrel Room lays claim to the longest running dueling piano show in Portland.
URBAN SCAVENGER HUNT
ALL MONTH Smart phone clues lead you on a fun & engaging walking tour of the city. Clues start you in the heart of downtown at Pioneer Courthouse Square and will take you on a scavenger hunt through the Arts District, on a streetcar ride and among the famous food carts.
GUIDED NATURE HIKES
EVERY DAY Park guides lead nature hikes to explore the forest, stream ecosystems and natural history of the natural area. Tryon Creek State Park & more
PORTLAND ESCAPE ROOMS
ALL MONTH THURS-SUN Cedar Hills/Beaverton Locations: Real-life room escape games are a type of physical adventure game in which people are locked in a room with other participants and have to use elements of the room to solve a series of puzzles, find clues, and escape the room within a set time limit. Discount tickets.
HAUNTED PUB TOUR
ALL MONTH This spine-tingling ghost tour explores Portland’s historic Old Town District, a vibrant area with beautiful 1800’s buildings, cobblestone streets and a wicked past.
ALL MONTH Various Portland Locations: Triviology pub quizzes are free to play, last a couple of hours, and are composed of seven short rounds, giving teams instant gratification for their efforts. Team size can range from one to five players, with prizes for everyone on the winning team.
GEEKS WHO DRINK PUB QUIZ
ALL MONTH Anyone can grab a deck of Trivial Pursuit cards and run a “trivia night.” Geeks Who Drink’s smartass quizmasters run fast-paced, interactive and beer-soaked pub quiz events all over Portland.
VANCOUVER METRO EVENTS
SEAHAWKS 12 TOUR AND STAR WARS OUTDOOR SCREENING
FRI Join select Seattle Seahawks players, the Sea Gals, Blitz and the Blue Thunder drumline, for pre-movie entertainment at Marshall Park. Bring your blankets and lawn chairs and stay to enjoy Star Wars: The Force Awakens under the stars!
RIVERVIEW SIX TO SUNSET CONCERT SERIES
Thursdays through August 11th Celebrate summer on Thursday evenings while listening to our fantastic bands play the sun down.
SAT-SUN (through OCT 30) Vancouver’s Farmer’s Market. Over 250 vendors with fresh and local produce, flowers, plants, baked goods and much more!
OPEN SATURDAY AT PEARSON AIRBASE
SAT Free educational experience, Flight Simulator lab, vertical wind tunnel, a glider-building station, historic airplanes on-site for viewing, collections on display, and educational programs to propel students of all ages.
FRIDAY NIGHT MOVIES—COLUMBIA TECH CENTER
Through July 29th Bring a lawn chair or blanket to the park and enjoy a movie on the big screen at the City of Vancouver’s free, family-friendly movie nights! Show up early for pre-movie activities.
FARMERS MARKET—COLUMBIA TECH CENTER
Thursdays Through September 1st Over 250 vendors with fresh and local produce, flowers, plants, baked goods and much more!
NEW MOVIES OUT THIS WEEK
· The Infiltrator
· Café Society
· Phantom Boy
For a monthly online listing of upcoming Portland metro events, click here.