Portland Halloween 2015 Run Like Hell | 4,000+ Costumed Participants, Musical Mile, Half Marathon, 10K, 5K

October 25 through Downtown Portland – The Run Like Hell is back for its 13th year! Join us in 2015 as once again, thousands of participants dress in costume and take to the streets of Portland for this fun filled, Halloween-themed half marathon / 10k / 5k / kids half miler! This year’s theme is “under the big top”!

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Harland Williams @ Helium Comedy Club | “Half Baked,” “There’s Something About Mary,” “Dumb & Dumber”

October 8-11 @ Helium Comedy Club – Comedian and Actor Harland Williams is known the world over for his hilarious movie roles and outlandish stand up and sketch comedy routines. From his unforgettable roles in films such as “Dumb and Dumber,” “Something about Mary,” “Half Baked,” “Rocketman,” and so many more. Add to this his incredible stand up comedy routines, which have been seen on “Letterman,” “The Tonight Show,” “Conan,” HBO, Comedy Central and everywhere else. H

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Bite Size Tango

Win Tickets ($80): Portland Tango Festival’s Bite Size Tango @ Norse Hall | Performances by Argentinean Masters, Tango Lesson, Drinks, Grand Ball

October 10 @ Norse Hall – Portland boasts one of the largest and well respected tango communities in North America! Come experience for yourself the magic of this passionate and captivating dance.

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Win Tickets ($50): Grammy Nominated Slide Guitarist Roy Rogers & The Delta Rhythm Kings @ Aladdin Theater | Americana/Blues/Roots

October 9 @ Aladdin Theater – Roy Rogers is one of the premier slide guitarists performing today. He is also an internationally acclaimed producer, having produced recordings for John Lee Hooker (4 Grammy Nominations and 2 Grammy Awards) and Ramblin’ Jack Elliott (2 Grammy Nominations).

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Emilio Lustau Sherry Tasting @ Bar Vivant | Sample 6 Sherries, Pairings

October 15 @ Bar Vivant – Stop by from 7-8:3- p.m. on October 15 for 90 minutes of complimentary tasting, when guests can sample 6 sherries ranging from a bone dry Fino to the sweet Cream Capataz Andres.

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Oregonian Media Group’s 2015 Here & There Travel Fest @ Oregon Convention Center | Portland’s Only Regional, National & International Travel Show!

October 10-11 @ Oregon Convention Center – Don’t miss Portland’s only regional, national and international travel show – Here & There Travel Fest. A two-day event where anyone can plan and book the perfect getaway.

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Win Tickets ($36): Bag&Baggage Presents Patrick Hamilton’s ROPE @ The Venetian Theatre | Murder – Just For The Fun of It, Thriller Inspired by “The Perfect Crime”

Two men murdered a young classmate and buried his body by the side of a road, all in the desire to commit “the perfect crime.”

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Art in the Burbs

2015 Portland Art in the Burbs Fine Arts Sale @ Alberta Rider Elementary | 80+ Local Artists, Musical Performances, Student Art Gallery & More!

October 9-11 @ Alberta Rider Elementary – See More than 80 local artists, food vendors, student musical performances and a student art gallery! Something for everyone! Worth a trip out to the ‘burbs!

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Portland Halloween 2015 Kruger’s Farm Haunted Maze & Corn Cabaret | 3 Acres of Terrifying Trails, Fire Dancers, Movies, Circus Tent, Live Music & More!

October 2-31 @ Kruger’s Farm – Keep Portland weird? Done. A dark field is scary enough. Ride out to the field on a hayride? Even scarier. Add to it multiple ways to get lost and an air of terrifying sophistication, and you’ve got Kruger’s Haunted Maze and Corn Cabaret.

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First Pacific Northwest Junk Bonanza @ Clark County Event Center Vintage Market with Treasures 40 years or Older; Furniture/Decor/Handcrafted & More

October 9-11 @ Clark County The Junk Bonanza, for 10 years a must-shop market destination for serious vintage lovers, is expanding to the Pacific Northwest. The Bonanza has chosen the Clark County Event Center in Ridgefield, WA, for its show, its second-ever outside of Minnesota.

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Bradley Angle’s 40th Anniversary Celebration Lunch w/ Cheryl Strayed @ The Nines | Keynote w/ Author of Wild, Benefit for Domestic Violence Shelter

October 29 @ The Nines – To recognize 40 life changing years of service to our community, Bradley Angle will celebrate with commemorative events for our foundation leadership, volunteers, funders, and community partners. These events culminate with a business luncheon featuring keynote speaker Cheryl Strayed on October 29, 2015 at the Nines in downtown Portland, Oregon.

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Portland Storytellers’ Guild October Storython!

Win Tickets ($24): Portland Storytellers’ Guild October Storython! @ Hipbone Studio | 14 Tellers w/ 5 Minutes Each

October 10 @ Hipbone Studio – An evening of short stories. Several storytellers each take the stage and have 5 minutes to capture your imagination, intrigue you, or perhaps beguile you, with a well told story. Just like September, this night will feature 14 different storytellers each telling a well crafted story in just 5 minutes!

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2015 Portland Tattoo Expo @ Portland Expo | 300+ Award Winning Artists, Tattoo Contests, Entertainment, Free Swag & More!

October 9-11 @ Portland Expo – The largest tattoo expo in the Northwest, The Portland Tattoo Expo is the original show that opened the doors to out-of-state artists looking to tattoo in the state of Oregon.

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2015 Wet Spot Tropical Fish Anniversary Sale | 20% Off Storewide, Prizes, Freebies, Raffles & More!

October 9-11 @ Wet Spot Tropical Fish – Everything in the store will be 20% off! There will be door prizes, popcorn, freebies, raffles and much more. Come join in the fun and experience why so many people say that The Wet Spot Tropical Fish is a freshwater fish paradise everyone must experience.

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At The Herbery, Weed Like to Celebrate Oregon’s Entry into the Recreational Cannabis Market!

Open 7 Days a Week! While Oregon customers now have an option to buy limited flower quantities at recreational shops, The Herbery is a full service cannabis store with a wide selection of edibles, concentrates and vape cartridges. Both #Herbalicious Herbery locations are just minutes over the I-5 or I-205 bridges!

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It’s Gonna Be Okay Comedy Night @ The Eastburn | FREE, Monday Stand Up, Aaron Klopfer, Jen Tam, David Mascaro & More!

October 5 @ 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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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($700+): The Wedge! Cheese Festival, Corn Maze, Haunted Houses, Fresh Hops Beer Festival & More! | October 1-4, 2015

Cooler temperatures are here! Fresh Hops Festival is this weekend and get your fill of cheese at The Wedge! Corn Mazes are open and it’s Haunted House season! Ballet Fantastique is in town on Saturday & H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival starts today.

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Portland October 2015 First Thursday Events, Art Openings, Parties | Pearl, NW, SW, Old Town

Portland’s First Thursday event is this week! A chill is in the air as fall temperatures move in. There are more than 50 galleries having openings this month, with most openings taking place in the Pearl district and Old Town/China Town. Most gallery openings begin at 5PM or 6PM and end at 9PM or 10PM. […]

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Portland in the News: Time to Light up!, Chicken Daycare, Crystal’s Floating Dance Floor & More! | October 1, 2015

Pot sales are legal starting today! However, you might have a hard time finding your favorite strand for a while – Oregon Cannabis growers will be struggling to meet demand until January, when the state will hand out more grow permits. Can’t standing leaving your feathered babies all alone all day? Hop on the waitlist […]

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Win Portland Tickets from PDX Pipeline

Win Portland Tickets ($700+): Haunted Pub Crawl, Cheese Festival, ZZ Ward & more!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including ZZ Ward, Ballett Fantastique, Haunted Pub Crawl & more. FREE PORTLAND: We give out 100s of $$$ in free tickets every week including to many of the top music and art venues in Portland. Join our email list if you like free […]

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FREE Fridays & Saturdays @ Portland’s Barrel Room Dueling Piano Show Bar & Dinner Show | Featuring Papi Sorrelis, Halloween Show

October 2 & 3 @ Barrel Room Portland – Dueling pianos is a great group party concept if (and only if) you get the right players in the correct venue. Mission Accomplished. Since 2010, The Barrel Room lays claim to the longest running dueling piano shows in Portland. The show, which at times can get a “little cheeky,” isn’t just two players banging on pianos for five hours, We boast a Vegas style, Request Driven, Audience Interactive Show complete with Bits, Games, Sing-A-Longs, Comedy and some of the best players in the U.S.

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Win Tickets ($90): With Love, From PDX Candlemaking w/ Amy Vance @ The New PDX Crafting Studio | Learn How to Personalize Your Scent w/ Natural Plant Oils

November 21 @ With Love, From PDX Crafting Studio – Join Amy Vance for an exclusive candlemaking course. Vance Family Soy Candles owner, Amy Vance, Scentologist will guide you through the process of creating custom, sustainable candles for your home as well as matching body spray and organic “perfume” oil that will be unique to you and you alone.

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Win Tickets ($60): Ballet Fantastique: Cirque de la Lune @ Lincoln Hall | Featuring International Guest Circus Artist Raymond Silos, Exotic, Unexpected

October 3 @ Portland State University – Escape to the world of a traveling troupe of 1930’s Depression-era circus performers—and see what happens in the hour before the circus begins—in choreographer-producers Donna Marisa and Hannah Bontrager’s all-original Cirque de la Lune.

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HUGE List of 2015 Portland Halloween Events, Parties, Costume Contests, Haunted Houses, & GIVEAWAYS!

Halloween is rapidly approaching and there are many great Portland parties, events, costume contests, trick or treating, & more! Below is our huge list of 2015 Halloween weekend events + GIVEAWAYS!

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Win Tickets ($80): Halloween 2015 BeerQuest Haunted Pub Crawl | Award-Winning Beer + Meet Ghosts of Old Town Portland

Skip the phony haunted houses this Halloween and meet the real ghosts that haunt Portland’s historic Old Town District. This award-winning tour brings Portland’s wicked and lawless past back to life.

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Portland’s Davis Graveyard 2015 Halloween Schedule, Info & Photos | FREE, One of America’s Largest Home Haunts, 80+ Tombstones, Lights, Effects, Fog More!

Milwaukie’s famous haunted yard is returning for its 15th year!. With full light, sound, video and fog effects on Friday & Sunday nights, the family friendly decorations are viewable every night. This elaborate yard display is not a haunted house and is free to view from the street. Stop by their Open House on October 11 and learn how the magic is made!

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2015 Halloween Cruise: Boo! Cruise w/ Portland Spirit Cruises | Dear Drummer, Costume Contest, Dance Party

October 31 @ Portland Spirit – Cruise with the Portland Spirit, if you dare, for an evening of frightful fun, on the Boo! Cruise! Put on your most creative and/or scary costume and come on board for live music from Dear Drummer.

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2015 Portland Erotic Ball Sexy Halloween Party @ Crystal Ballroom | Costume Contest, 3 Floors, Fetish Demos, Two Bands, Burlesque, Sasha Scarlett & More!

The 2015 Portland Erotic Ball returns for its 16th year to the historic Crystal Ballroom on Saturday, October 31st as Portland’s biggest, sexiest adult Halloween party.

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Brent Weinbach is Coming to Doug Fir Lounge w/ Derek Sheen! | Andy Kaufman Award Winner, Bridgetown Comedy Festival, Win Retron 3 Game System!

October 18 @ Doug Fir Lounge – BRENT WEINBACH returns to Portland, bringing his unique and brilliant brand of comedy that won him the Andy Kaufman Award, at the Doug Fir Lounge October 18th.

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Sip Award Winning Coffee at Portland’s Happyrock Coffee – Winner of 4 Medals at the Golden Bean North America Coffee Roasters Competition!

Happyrock Coffee Roasting Co took home 4 medals at the Golden Bean North America coffee roasters competition this September in Portland. Nice job guys!

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Win Tickets: Jujuba @ The Goodfoot | Funk, 11 Piece Afrobeat Ensemble Featuring Master Drummer Nojeem Lasisi

October 3 @ The Goodfoot – Jujuba delivers a funky, danceable style of Nigerian Afrobeat and Juju music. The strength of the eleven-piece revolves around its energetic cohesion between percussion, rhythm and horn sections.

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Win Tickets ($50): ZZ Ward Love and War Tour @ Roseland Theater | Blues Meets Hip Hop, R&B, Pop Rock, w/ Marc Scibillia & The Young Wild

October 8 @ Roseland Theater – ZZ Ward has roots in rural Oregon, but her accomplishments have led her far beyond that. She burst onto the scene in early 2012 with an eclectic mixtape, Eleven Roses, setting the tone for her unique blues-meets-hip-hop artistry and the reaction was palpable. ZZ’s debut album, Til The Casket Drops, featuring guests Kendrick Lamar, Fitz of Fitz and the Tantrums, and Freddie Gibbs, further solidified her musical artistry and songwriting prowess.

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