Local Events

Throughout the Portland/Vancouver area and across the communites we serve in Oregon and Washington, there are thousands of local events happening at any given time. Every year the Portland/Vancouver area hosts a number of marquee events. Here are some of the most popular:

Portland Rose Festival
Each June Portland celebrates its heritage as the City of Roses with the city’s oldest and most popular civic event.

Oregon Brewers Festival
This spirited celebration of Oregon’s rich craft brewing tradition is a chance for the public to revel in ales, stouts, porters and lagers from more than 70 local and national microbreweries.

The Bite Of Oregon
The showcase of the Bite is its massive outdoor food court featuring the best that the area's restaurants have to offer. Once a strictly Portland affair, the Bite now represents cuisine from around the state.

Waterfront Blues Festival
Anguished guitar licks and wailing harmonica riffs echo off of the downtown high-rises every July.

Vancouver Wine & Jazz Festival
A relatively new festival that celebrates fine wine and music, the Vancouver Wine & Jazz Festival also feautres local cuisine and the works of visual artists from around the western United States.

Travel Oregon keeps an online events calendar for quick reference.