Portland 2015 July 4th Weekend Events & Giveaways: Celebrations, Where To Watch Fireworks, Parades, Pictures

America celebrates Independence Day this weekend! As always, we have a large list of Portland July 4th weekend events including parties, dinners, shows, etc. This year, July 4th falls on Saturday, so there will be parties all weekend!

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Win Registration ($70): SHOC Walk & Run Benefit for Ovarian Cancer | Clackamas River Route

August 1 in Gladstone – Join over 700 runners and walkers for our annual SHOC Walk & Run, always on the first Saturday in August. Offering a timed 5K and 10K walk or run option, along with a non-timed 1-Mile Family Fun Walk. The course offers a casual stroll or an invigorating run along the peaceful Clackamas River and throughout the quaint town of Gladstone, Oregon.

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Portland 2015 July 4th Weekend – Ian Bagg @ Helium Comedy Club | Showtime Special “Getting to F*cking Know You,” Late Shows

July 2-4 @ Helium Comedy Club – Ian Bagg has one of the quickest wits in the business. He is rated #2 on CraveOnline’s “Comedians that you must see LIVE”! Ian has appeared on “Late Night with Conan O”Brien,” “The Late Late show with Craig Ferguson” and “Tonight Show with Jay Leno.” He has two half-hour specials on Comedy Central and on HBO, and just released his newest special, “”Getting to F**king Know You”” on Showtime.”

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Portland July 4th Weekend Live Music Nights @ Portland’s Streetcar Bistro & Taproom | Pearl District’s Premier Beer and Brown Bar, 30 Rotating Taps, Happy Hour, Food & More!

Streetcar Bistro & Taproom is the Portland Pearl District’s Premier Beer and Brown Bar. Featuring 30 rotating craft beer taps, a wide selection of top shelf scotch & whisky. Stop by for Happy Hour, live music & food! This week’s live music features Salvatore Manalo, Christopher Woitach w/ John Knowles, Sky Bound Blue & more!

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Win Tickets ($20): Chamber Music Northwest presents World Premiere of “Ralph’s Old Records,” Mozart & Lang @ Kaul Auditorium, Reed College | Kenji Bunch & Pulitzer Prize-winner David Lang.

July 6 @ Kaul Auditorium – A remarkable evening with two masterpieces by one of classical music’s greatest composers and two premieres from today’s. Experience Mozart, the world premiere of Kenji Bunch’s Ralph’s Old Records, and a West Coast premiere by Pulitzer Prize-winner David Lang.

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2015 Portland’s Funniest Person Contest Semi-Finals @ Helium Comedy Club | Original Material, Audience Vote

June 30-July 1 @ Helium Comedy Club – Join us for the Semi-finals round of the 5th Annual Portland’s Funniest competition, hosted at Helium Comedy Club. Only one person can be crowned Portland’s Funniest!

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Portland Women’s World Cup Semifinal Watch Parties | USA vs Germany, Beer Garden, Food & Drink Specials

The United States plays the #1 ranked Germany in a semifinal World Cup match on Tuesday, June 30th at 4:30 p.m. in Montréal. There are several great places to watch in Portland including an outside beer garden on Hawthorne! The U.S. Women’s National Team includes Portland resident Abby Wambach, Thorns stars Alex Morgan & Tobin […]

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2015 Farm to Plate Dinners @ Kruger’s Farm on Portland’s Sauvie Island | Sustainable & Fresh Ingredients, Family Style Dinners Under The Oak Tree

Fridays & Saturday @ Kruger’s Farm – Kruger’s Farm celebrates summer with a series of intimate farm to plate meals of fresh ingredients from the farm. Each day the farm chef, Rodney Conant, picks the freshest produce from this 150-acre working farm and prepares a delicious four-course meal. That evening the guests sit down under a 200-year-old oak tree to a delicious dinner that celebrates truly local Northwest cuisine.

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Portland 2015 4th of July Weekend BeerQuest Walking Tours – Haunted Pub Crawl – Historic Brewery Tour

July 3-5 in Downtown Portland -Taste delicious craft beer and see why Portland is rated the #1 Beer City in America. Walking tours visit Portland’s best bars and breweries and sample award-winning local beer.

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Portland 2015 July 4th Summer Sale @ Columbia Gorge Premium Outlets | 45 Stores, Adidas, Eddie Bauer, G.H. Bass & Co & More!

July 2-5 @ Columbia Gorge Premium Outlets – Celebrate Independence Day w/ good deals and more at Columbia Gorge Premium Outlets Memorial Day Weekend sidewalk sale!

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It’s Gonna Be Okay @ The Eastburn | FREE, Monday Night Stand Up, Featuring Katie Rose Leon, Veronica Heath & More!

June 29 @ The EastBurn – It’s Gonna Be Okay is free WEEKLY stand up comedy show EVERY Monday. The show showcases the best comedians in Portland along with some travelling national comics.

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Portland 2015 July 4th Kick Off Party @ Shiekh Shoes | Free, DJ, Refreshments, Nice & Stylish Shoes!

July 2 @ Shiekh Shoes @ Lloyd Center – As shoppers prepare for a stylish fourth of July weekend, Shiekh will be welcoming store-goers with a live DJ and refreshments to celebrate the thriving sneaker culture in Portland!

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Many Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,300): World Naked Bike Ride, 90s Dance Cruise, B-52s & More! | June 25-28, 2015

The weekend is here and the HEAT is ON! Too hot for clothes?, How about hopping on the World Naked Bike Ride on Saturday? Stay cool on Portland Spirit’s Totally 90s Dance Cruise or Radical 80s Dance Cruise. Sip cooling Sangria at Hip Chicks Do Wine, The B-52s are at Oregon Zoo this weekend and today is Last Thursday!

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Portland in the News: Our New Neighbor, Lucifer; Stripped Down Legislation; & Top Marks for Beer, Markets & Books!

Beer Connoisseur has named Portland the World’s No. 1 Craft Beer City and The Daily Meal has named 5 Portland area Farmers Markets to their top 101 list of best farmers markets in the America. Thanks to loosely worded legislation in Oregon’s 1859 constitution, Oregon was prime to become home to more strip clubs per […]

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Win Portland Tickets ($1,300): MusicFestNW, Northwest String Summit, 90s Dance Cruise & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including MusicFestNW, July 4th Fireworks Dinner, Northwest String Summit & more.

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Win Tickets ($100): TD’s Pop Up Presents: The High Life @ Three Degrees | Exclusive View of Waterfront Firework Show, DJ, Champagne & Oysters

July 4 @ Three Degrees – Sip on the champagne of beers or some bubbly, while listening to a local DJ, on our private outdoor courtyard, with exclusive views of Portland’s Waterfront Firework Show.

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Win Tickets ($40): Beat the Heat on Portland Spirit Totally 90s Dance Cruise | Every Friday June – September, Costumes, DJ Skippy

June 26 @ Portland Spirit – Dust off the denim overalls and flannel shirts. “Get Jiggy Wit” the 90’s aboard the Portland Spirit!

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Women’s World Cup Quarterfinal Schedule & Portland Watch Parties | USA vs China, Food & Drink Specials

The United States plays their fifth Women’s World Cup match Friday vs China at 4:30 p.m. at Ottawa. If you don’t have a TV or want to watch with a group in Portland, here are some suggestions.

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Hometown Throwdown w/ Rose City Rollers @ Oaks Park | Wheels of Justice, Bay Area Derby Girls, Denver Roller Derby, Terminal City Rollergirls

June 26-28 @ Oaks Park – Experience three days of derby-crushing sweetness with Wheels of Justice, Oakland’s Bay Area Derby Girl’s Golden Girls, Denver Roller Derby’s Mile High Club and Vancouver’s Terminal City Rollergirls All-Stars!

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WDS Academy – Fuel Your Passion @ Eliot Center | How to Turn Your Dreams into a World-Changing Business

July 9 @ Eliot Center – If you’re ready to build a community-driven business with a loyal fan base, you’ll need a step-by-step action plan to fuel your own passion. We’re here to share that action plan, along with the “behind the scenes” essentials of building an authentic online presence to stand out (even in a crowded marketplace).

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Eat Your Berries! – LifeWise Oregon Berry Festival Gala Dinner @ OMSI | 4-Course Gourmet Meal + Wine Pairing

July 18 @ OMSI – The Gala Berry Dinner is the premiere event of LifeWise Oregon Berry Festival! Prepared by James Beard award winning Chef James Dodge, author of American Baker. The dinner will be held Saturday night, July 18, 2015, on the courtyard overlooking the Willamette River at OMSI in SW Portland, Oregon.

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Win Weekend Passes ($280): MusicfestNW @ Portland’s Waterfront | 3-Day, 2-Stage Festival, Foster the People, Beirut, Modest Mouse & More!

August 21-23 @ Waterfront Park – MusicfestNW is a three-day, two-stage festival featuring some of the biggest and best acts in live music. The event will be an outdoor blowout with access to both stages, food, beverages and more. All ages are welcome! Each child under 8 is free when accompanied by a paying adult

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Last Chance! Save 40% Off Adoptions at Multnomah County Animal Services During the Month of June!

June 1-30 @ Multnomah County Animal Services – As the only *open door* shelter in Portland, Multnomah County Animal Services accepts all lost, stray, and abandoned animals from Multnomah County. We never pick and choose based on breed, health or temperament and our adoptable animals are 100% local.

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Win Tickets ($40): Weird Beer on the River @ Marina Park in Washougal | 25 Local & Regional Beer & Cider Brewers Create Unique Batches

July 10-11 @ Marina Park – Join us for this fun summer event where 25+ breweries will each make two “weird” beers specifically for the festival.

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Win Tickets ($20): McTuff @ The Goodfoot | Jaw-Dropping Funk & Jazz, Organ

June 27 @ The Goodfoot – Hammond organist Joe Doria brings together some of the best of the NW music scene to create a powerful and jaw-dropping funk and jazz sound like you’ve never heard, exhibiting a mix of stellar musicianship, seasoned songwriting and deep groove where no musical stone gets unturned. McTuff is a straight up dance party featuring the impeccable Andy Coe on guitar and the incredible Tarik Abouzied on drums.

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Last Saturdays – Portland’s Biggest Dance Party @ Refuge PDX | w/ DJ O.G. ONE, Twerk Like Miley Contest, Bikini Contest, Cash & Prizes

June 27 @ Refuge PDX – Join the JAM’N 107.5 Street Team and dance the night away at Refuge PDX for Last Saturdays – Portland’s BIGGEST 18+ dance party!

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WDS Academy – How to Become a Location Rebel @ Gerding Theater at the Armory | Learn How to Quit Your Job and Build a Business That Can Be Run From Anywhere

July 9 @ Gerding Theater at the Armory – The Location Rebel Academy was designed specifically for people who are looking to start a business that lets them leave their job and either travel or work from home – as quickly as possible. It skips the fluff and the typical “follow your passion” mantra for a practical, repeatable strategy to help you build income, confidence, and the foundation for a mobile business.

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Portland July 4th Weekend: 2015 Estacada Timber Festival | Concert w/ Grammy Nominated Calico, Brass Tacks, Fireworks, Competitions, Beer Garden & More!

July 3-4 – The Estacada Timber Festival is Back at the Timber Park just like the old days of log rolling, bucking, sawing and pole climbing. Estacada Oregon welcomes you! Enjoy libations the day before with a fun concert featuring Portland favorite, Brass Tacks.

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Win Tickets ($150): An Evening with Legendary Jazz Great Dick Hyman and Friends @ Nordia House | Dinner, Drinks, w/ Clarinetist Ken Peplowski, Portland July 4th Weekend

July 6 @ Nordia House – Join us for a very special fundraiser benefit for Scandinavian Heritage Foundation and the Portland Chamber Orchestra with legendary jazz great Dick Hyman and friends. Joining Mr. Hyman is Clarinetist Ken Peplowski, and when you hear these two together, it will seem as though they are joined at the hip, musically speaking. Add three outstanding Portland locals, this will be a show not to be missed.

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Brad Parsons & Lucas Dix (of Jellyfish Brigade) @ The Goodfoot | Blues, Rock & Roll, + Special Guests Fruition & Horse Feathers

June 25 @ The Goodfoot – Brad Parsons is a talented singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. He performs as a member of the Portland group Horse Feathers.

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Rose City Round @ Kelly’s Olympian | FREE, Extended Happy Hour, Songwriter Residency Featuring Topher Walber, Pat Kearns & Matthew Ulm

June 24 @ Kelly’s Olympian – This week’s featured artists are Rose City Round : Nashville style writer’s round Topher Walber (Dead Teeth), Pat Kearns (Blue Skies For Black Hearts), Matthew Ulm (Old Age)

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