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Many Portland July 4th Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,200): Fireworks, Blues Festival, Craft Beer Festival & More! | July 2-5, 2015

Hello Portland! Independence Day here here! We’ve got plenty of ways for you to celebrate America: Dinner by Fireworks, Waterfront Blues Fest, Sinful History tour & More! Save big at Columbia Gorge Premium Outlets weekend sale! Portland Craft Beer Festival is open all weekend! Don’t miss the fireworks and lumber games at Estacada Timber Festival! […]

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Win Portland Tickets ($1,200): Project Pabst, July 4th Fireworks Dinner, MusicFestNW & More!

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

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Win Tickets ($90): The Maestro Show featuring Opera Star Tenor Dominique Moralez @ The Gerding Theater | w/ Portland Columbia Symphony, Youtube Star Livia Scott & Brazilian Jazz Guitarist Capital

July 12 @ The Gerding Theater – An extravagant variety show with music from Phantom of the Opera, Moulin Rouge, Queen, Rufus Wainright, Coldplay, and many more unforgettable musical treasures like “Time to Say Goodbye,” “Come What May,” and “New York, New York.”

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Celebrate July 4th w/ an Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure! | Discover Portland’s Hidden Mysteries w/ Urban Adventure Quest

On Independence Day, treat the whole family to a city wide scavenger hunt, which turns Portland into a giant game board!

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2015 Friday Early Escape Summer Concerts Cruise w/ Portland Spirit | Live Music, Full-service Bar

July 10-September 25 @ Portland Spirit – Portland Spirit has put together the premier summer concert series in Portland. Join us every Friday afternoon starting July 10th for live music, drinks, delicious Northwest cuisine and an early start to your weekend. The Friday Early Escape summer concert series features a different Northwest band every Friday. What better way to spend an afternoon than cruising down the Willamette, enjoying live entertainment and sipping on local brews?

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Rose City Round @ Kelly’s Olympian | FREE, Extended Happy Hour, Songwriter Residency Featuring Danny Delegato & Kyle Morris

July 1 @ Kelly’s Olympian – Rose City Round is a revolving songwriter podcast taping residency held at Kelly’s Olympian. This week’s featured artists are Danny Delegato (The Hugs) & Kyle Morris (of Whorehound).

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Win Tickets ($300): Project Pabst 2015 Music Festival @ Zidell Yards on Portland’s South Waterfront | Weezer, Passion Pit, Blondie, TV On the Radio & More!

July 17-19 @ Zidell Yards – The same restored Zidell Yards that hosted the incomparable first year will host the festival’s two stages on its 10 acres in the heart of the South Waterfront District. Blondie, Weezer, Passion Pit, TV On The Radio, The Both (ft. Aimee Mann and Ted Leo), and Against Me! are among the many artists who will perform this year.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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2015 Portland July 4th Weekend Walking Tour of Portland’s Sinful Past – Shanghaiers, Saloons & Skullduggery | Kick A** Oregon History Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin

July 5 – In addition to the shanghaiers and con men, always on the prowl, saloons, gambling halls and bordellos also thrived in “Whitechapel,” “The North End,” or Old Town, as we know it today. Some of these storied establishments have come and gone, but others have survived, and many say that Portland, or “Strip City,” still has that vulgar and rugged reputation to this day.

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2015 Worldwide Waffles: Make Breakfast In Bed History! | Join 600 Others for Breakfast in Bed World Record Attempt in Downtown Portland

July 10 @ Pioneer Courthouse Square – This July, thousands of people will descend on Portland for the 5th annual World Domination Summit. With so many amazing folks coming to town, we wanted to find a way to bring our attendees together with Portlanders to accomplish something both meaningful and memorable.

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Time Warp on Portland Spirit’s Radical 80s Dance Cruise Saturdays! | Costumes, DJ MC, Group Discount

June 27 @ Portland Spirit – Break out the hammer pants and leg warmers, time warp to the most radical decade and dance to the best of the 80’s with East Coast 80’s DJ MC spinning nostalgic 80’s tunes to make you bust a move!

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Win Tickets ($60): All Decades Video Dance Attack @ Lola’s Room | w/ VJ Kittyrox, Hits from the Past 40 Years

June 27 @ Lola’s Room – 80s Video Dance Attack presents VIDEO DANCE ATTACK! VJ Kittyrox is back to bring you a new version of Portland’s best dance party that spans ALL DECADES.

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Many Portland Father’s Day Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,100): Cider Summit, Oregon Garden Brewfest, Oregon Zoo Concerts & More! | June 18-21, 2015

Hello Portland! Summer’s officially here and it’s Father’s Day Weekend! We’ve got tons of ways to treat Dad, like brunch, cruises & Deep Woods Revival w/ Red Yarn! You can even walk into Portland’s Sinful Past w/ Dad! Tour 4 unique homes on Rare and Amazing Architectural Tour or see if you can escape the Ritual […]

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Bunker Sessions Open Mic @ Kelly’s Olympian | Every Monday, Free, Hosted by Lee Aulson & Talon Bronson, All Skill Levels

Mondays @ Kelly’s Olympian – Come check out, Bunker Sessions Open Mic Night at Kelly’s Olympian on Monday evenings. 2 songs or 10 minutes, sign ups at 7:30 & starts at 8pm. All genres are welcome!

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Win Portland Tickets ($1,100): Northwest String Summit, Father’s Day Events, Unique Architecture Tour & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including Soulful Giving, ARchitecture Tour, Northwest String Summit & 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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2015 Portland Father’s Day Events: Brunch, Specials, Gift Ideas, & More!

Father’s Day is this Sunday, and there are many great Portland events this weekend to enjoy with dad including Portland Beer Week, Father’s Day Brunch, Portland Spirit cruises, architecture tour, Sunday Parkways & More! You can find updates on our Portland Father’s Day Weekend events calendar here.

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Ultimate 2015 Portland Summer Events Calendar: Festivals, Concerts, Movies, Street Fairs & More

The first day of summer arrives this Saturday, June 20th! During the next three months, Portland has one of the greatest summers in the United States, not that we’re biased or anything. From large festivals and street fairs to free concerts and movies in the parks, there are countless ways to enjoy these idyllic summer days (and nights)! Below is a HUGE list of events taking place this summer in Portland as well as the Northwest region that will keep you entertained all summer long!

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Win Tickets ($60): 80s Video Dance Attack @ Crystal Ballroom | MTV Hits, Video Projections, Dancing

June 19 @ Crystal Ballroom – For the past 10 years, 80s Video Dance Attack has rocked Portland every Friday night at McMenamins Crystal Ballroom or Lola’s Room and kept the fires of MTV’s golden era burning.

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Win Tickets ($94): World Affairs Council of Oregon 2015 International Speaker Series: Katharine Hayhoe speaking on “Climate Change: Fact & Faith” | Recently Named one of Time’s “100 Most Influential People”

June 24 @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall – Come and hear renowned Climate Scientist Katharine Hayhoe bridge the divide between Fact and Faith—one of the most contentious schisms in the climate change debate. Hayhoe is the final speaker of the 2015 International Speaker Series put on by the World Affairs Council of Oregon.

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Treat Dad to a Day on the Water w/ Father’s Day Cruises w/ Portland Spirit | Dinner or Brunch, Breathtaking Views, Columbia River Gorge, Downtown Portland

June 21 @ Portland Spirit – Celebrate Father’s Day in a new way this year; spend quality time with family and friends aboard the Portland Spirit, Columbia Gorge Sternwheeler or Explorer jet boat. With many cruises to choose from, you are sure to find the right way to spend the day with Dad. Our Father’s Day Brunch cruises feature an elaborate buffet with breathtaking views, and Captain’s narration along the way. Evening dinner cruises are complete with a plated meal and dazzling sights as the sun sets.

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Win Tickets ($80): Bootsy’s Rubber Band @ Crystal Ballroom | Funk, R&B, Historical-Classical-Funk-Opera

June 24 @ Crystal Ballroom – Bootsy (born William Collins, October 26, 1951, Cincinnati) is one of the all-time great funk and R&B bassist/singer/bandleaders. He formed his first group, the Pacesetters, in 1968, featuring Phelps “Catfish” Collins (his brother; guitar), Frankie “Kash” Waddy (drums), and Philippe Wynne (later of The Spinners fame). From 1969 to 1971, the group functioned as James Brown’s backup band and was dubbed the J.B.’s. In 1972, Bootsy joined George Clinton’s Parliament/Funkadelic. Collins and Clinton soon established a lifelong personal and musical friendship.

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Clyde Common’s Chef Carlo Lemagna Cuts Loose with Filipino Dinner | Paired 6-Course Feast w/ Portland Food Adventures​, Wine, Drinks, Gift Certificates

June 25 @ Clyde Commons / Ace Cleaners – Portland Food Adventures events are a great date idea, and perfect for clients or small groups. Multiple FOOD/DRINK EXPERIENCES FOR THE PRICES OF ONE TICKET! Multi-course dinner and wine/drinks AND GRATUITY, ALONG with certificates are included in the $125 ticket.

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Win Tickets ($40): Portland Father’s Day Weekend Red Yarn’s ‘Deep Woods Revival’ Record Release Shows @ the Old Church | All Ages, Puppets, Folk Songs, Story Time & More!

June 21 @ Old Church – Joined by a full band and choir, Red Yarn will debut lush and lively folk song adaptations and original songs from his new studio album. With puppetry and storytelling, Red Yarn and company will present the album’s narrative of childhood exploration and discovery in the wild.

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FREE Fridays & Saturdays in June at @ Portland’s Barrel Room Dueling Piano Show Bar & Dinner Show | Featuring Nathan Temby & Ron Savage

June 12-13 @ Barrle Room Portland – Every Show in June is free and reservations are just a click away! This week see Nathan Temby with Special Guest; Ron Savage!

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,000): Pride Fest, Fruit Beer Fest, Rye Beer Fest, Craft Winefest, Pets & More! | June 11-14, 2015

Summer’s nearly here! Pedalpalooza continues this week with Robin Williams Ride, Ginger Ride, Star Wars vs Star Trek Ride & More! Pride Weekend kicks off with several parties tonight. The BEER is flowing for Portland Beer Week: Get your fill at Fruit Beer Festival, Rye Beer Festival, Beer & Cider Garden & More! + Add a furry member to your family w/ this 40% off Coupon from Multnomah County Animal Services.

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