Antiques and Art Galleries
Browse through Portland's many antique and art galleries.
Partial listing of art galleries in Portland.
Listing of some musical concerts at clubs, theatres and coffee houses (Lucy Kaplansky)
Festival of Lights
One of The Grotto's most strikingly beautiful and inspiring events is the annual Christmas Festival of Lights . Few holiday lighting and entertainment events can match the spectacular Grotto setting with its 110 foot cliff covered with lighted angels, towering fir trees and dramatic architectural features such as the five-story-high Chapel of Mary.
After some general information of the highlights of Portland, there is a listing of websites for several fascinating side trips to take in and around the Portland, Oregon vicinity.
Map of Portland Breweries
A great listing of local breweries, descriptions of each and locations.
Metro Washington Park Zoo
Trek through the tropics amid the sounds of birds, monkeys and other creatures. You're not in West Africa, you're in Portland at the zoo's African Rain Forest exhibit. This award-winning 64-acre zoo is home to more than 875 animals representing more than 200 species.
Search by movie, place or date and find exactly what you're looking for!
Oregon Bach Festival
The Oregon Bach Festival happens two weeks in early summer, amid the forests, rivers, and waterfalls of Oregon's Willamette Valley, celebrating the music and legacy of Johann Sebastian Bach.( June26 -July11, 1998)
Oregons Brewers Festival
Why do people from all across the nation make Portland a destination point during the last weekend of July? Easy - they come for the beer! Oregon is the leader of the nation's microbrew movement, and the Oregon Brewers Festival celebrates that honor every summer. Seventy-two breweries will be invited to offer tastings of their hand-crafted product to an estimated 80,000 beer lovers during the festival, which is considered North America's largest gathering of independent craft brewers.(Oregon Brewers Festival)
Oregon Coast Aquarium
Come face to face with seals, sea otters, leopard sharks and others, including Free Willy star Keiko the killer whale and the largest seabird aviary in the U.S.(Oregon Coast Aquarium)
Portland Concerts and Events
Listing of concerts throughout the Portland area.
Information on certain events happening around Portland.
Portland Event Guide (Ticketmaster)
Portland's listing of main theatre houses, concert halls, auditoriums etc.and their event schedules. Can purchase tickets online for these events through Ticketmaster.
Portland International Film Festival
The Northwest Film Center's annual showcase of new world cinema will be held February 12 - March 1, 1998. The Festival is about discovery and not just of new works by old masters, but by first time filmmakers destined to take the cinema into the next century. Be sure to come and enjoy this unique event!
Portland Juggling Festival
It is the biggest, most fun, regional Juggling Festival in the western hemisphere! What makes it so special? Over 30 workshops, a star-studded public show, lots of prop vendors, a catered welcome party, a killer Club Renegade, tons of door prizes, and continuous open juggling until 2 a.m., every night! Last year's festival attracted over 400 jugglers. This years? -- come and find out!Text about the WebLink goes here.
Portland Parent-family events calendar
Kids-related events are listed for every day of the month, and if you're going on vacation and looking for something to occupy the kids while there you can check out that city too.(Digital City)
Portland Saturday Market
The largest open-air arts and crafts market (in continuous operation) in the United States. Open every Saturday and Sunday March through December, the Market now draws an estimated 700,000 visitors per year - both local residents and tourists from around the world. These crowds, in turn, draw street entertainers, and the whole area takes on a colorful, festive atmosphere.
While you're reading about things to do, someone else is drifting along the beautiful banks of the Willamette River watching the wandering wildlife and dining on fine Northwest cuisine to the harmonic notes of a baby grand on a boat called the Portland Spirit.
More details on concerts at the Aladdin Theater and the Portland Art Museum.
Waterfront Blues Festival
The largest, most affordable event of its kind on the West Coast-celebrates its 10th Anniversary with its strongest lineup yet. During the four-day event more than 40 national, regional and local acts will perform non-stop on two stages in the spectacular Tom McCall Park along the banks of the Willamette River in Portland, Oregon. This is a spectacular event to listen to great music in beautiful surroundings!
The Wildlife Safari is a 610 acre drive through wild animal park where exotic animals roam free much as they would in their natural habitat.
World Forestry Center Museum
Learn about the Forests of the World, with special gallery exhibits such as Forest of Stone: the Burnett Collection of Petrified Wood. Visit the Smithsonian Institution exhibition: Tropical Rainforests. Check out the special exhibitions including the wooden toy show Woodcarvers holiday show and the Mysteries of Bogs.