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Ultimate 2014 Portland Summer Events Calendar: Festivals, Concerts, Movies, Street Fairs, Farmers Market, & More

The first day of summer arrives this Saturday, June 21st. 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): Noble Experiment @ Red Star Tavern | Cocktails, Food, Music, Celebration Week

Did you know there’s a Speakeasy in Red Star Tavern? You do now. Check out our Noble Experiment with Prohibition-era cocktails, bites and a live performance by Johnny Martin!

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Win Tickets ($80): Wesley Stace’s Cabinet Of Wonders @ Aladdin Theater | China Forbes, Colin Meloy, Laura Veirs, & More

Wesley Stace’s Cabinet of Wonders is a variety show with celebrated musicians, writers and comedians. It will make you laugh, think and sing along. Sometimes all at once. A little bit Vaudeville, a little bit rock n’ Roll, and a whole lot of fun. Wesley Stace generously travels to Portland to host this show for MyMusicRx, we are so lucky to have him!

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Ladies Rise Up and Rock @ Alberta Rose Theatre

Win Tickets ($50): Ladies Rise Up and Rock @ Alberta Rose Theatre | A History of Women in Music, w/ Michele Van Kleef

Ladies Rise Up and Rock: Portland will be a retrospective show highlighting famous female singers from 1945 to the present day, headlined by local singer-songwriter Michele Van Kleef. The event is designed with patrons of the arts in mind, a chance to support independent women in this creative industry and relive music through its boldest eras.

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New Bums @ Lola

Win Tickets ($24): New Bums + Scout Niblett @ Lola’s Room | Rock, Indie Rock, Blues, Folk

New Bums is the grudging match-up of Donovan Quinn (Skygreen Leopards) and Ben Chasny (Six Organs of Admittance, Comets on Fire, 200 Years, Rangda and who’s hiring?). They didn’t like each other at first, but now make sweet and sour music together over the light of the magical Sterno.

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TROPITAAL Goodfoot April

Win Tickets ($25): Tropitaal a Desi/Latino Soundclash @ Goodfoot Lounge | w/ DJs Anjali and the Incredible Kid

Take the sultry vibe of the Latin American Tropics, combine with the rhythm of India (“Taal”) and stir into Tropitaal, a Desi/Latino Soundclash where the hottest club sounds from India and Latin America go head to head in an all-night dance-off of epic proportions. Resident DJs Anjali & The Incredible Kid combine their deep passions and deep crates from across the spectrum of Caribbean, Indian and Latin vibes.

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I Am The Avalanche @ Star Theater

Win Tickets ($24): I Am The Avalanche @ Star Theater | w/ Diamond Youth + Turnover, Punk, Rock, Americana

Portland, Or – Two years after the long-awaited release of ‘AVALANCHE UNITED’, I Am The Avalanche are coming at us with their third album ‘WOLVERINES’. It is, to use an obvious yet totally appropriate metaphor, a beast of an album, ten songs full of heart, ferocity, relentless passion and, of course, struggle.

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Mix Tape 2014 @ Alhambra Theatre

Win Tickets ($26): Mix Tape 2014 @ Alhambra Theatre | Electronic & Hip Hop w/ Solovox, Tope, Supraphonics & Father’s Pocket Watch

Mix Tape 2014 is a stellar lineup of four local acts coming together to give you a good reason get out for the night!

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Win Tickets ($24): Dylan Jakobsen (Seattle, Wa) @ Lola’s Room | Alternative Country, w/ Still Region, Medium Size Kids, Walter & The Conquerer, Matthew Hartman

Dylan Jakobsen is an Alternative Country artist from Seattle, WA. Over the past year and a half, he has been able to share the stage with national artists Lee Brice, The All-American Rejects, Boys Like Girls, The Maine, The Henningsens, Parachute, Lydia, etc., and been featured on multiple radio and television stations as well as in Alternative Press Magazine.

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From Indian Lakes @ Slabtown

Win Tickets ($24): From Indian Lakes, The American Scene @ Slabtown | w/ Naive Thieves, Indie Rock, Alternative

“From Indian Lakes could easily be handpicked as one of the best alternative rock bands most people have never heard of. The California quintet blend intelligent and touching lyrics with entrancing rock to create a musical organism that sounds like Brand New’s poetic yet daring younger brother.” – Blare Magazine

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Sheppard @ Mission Theater

Win Tickets ($30): Sheppard @ Mission Theater | Indie Rock & Pop, Austrailian 6-piece

We are giving away a pair of tickets to Sheppard @ Mission Theater. Since touring to sold-out crowds in the US in 2012 – including a 1500 cap show at Portland’s famed Crystal Ballroom – Sheppard have played to audiences in the UK, USA, The Philippines, Europe, Thailand (alongside Jason Mraz, Pitbull and Owl City), South Africa (Oppikoppi Festival), and even India where they played the NH7 Weekend festival.

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Beenie Man @ Tao Event Center

Win Tickets ($60): Beenie Man @ Tao Event Center | Grammy Award Winning Artist, Dancehall Reggae w/ DJ Redman & DJ Piz, All Ages

One of Jamaica’s most crucial DJs, Beenie Man’s recording career stretches back to 1981, although it was in the sound systems where he later made his mark. The witty toaster began his true ascent to stardom in the early ’90s, and by 1994, his reputation couldn’t be beat. Then again, when you’re a recording veteran at age ten, one wonders just what took him so long.

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ANDAZ: A Bhangra/Bollywood/Urban Desi Dance Party

Win Tickets($40): ANDAZ w/ DJ Anjali & The Incredible Kid @ Star Theater | A Bhangra/Bollywood/Urban Desi Dance Party

DJ Anjali & The Incredible Kid introduced Portland, Oregon nightclub audiences to the sounds of Bhangra, Bollywood and Global Bass around the turn of the millennium. They host one of the city’s longest-running dance parties and regularly play to festival crowds throughout the Pacific Northwest including a headline performance at the Sasquatch! Music Festival dance stage.

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Win Tickets ($100): 80′s Uprise!!! @ Bossanova Ballroom | 80s Video Dance Attack w/ VJ Kittyrox & Radical Revolution 80s Tribute Band

A massive 80′s-themed dance party featuring the two most popular 80′s themed entertainment acts in Portland: 80s Video Dance Attack and Radical Revolution – 80′s tribute band. The event will take place monthly at the newly remodeled Bossanova Ballroom in the popular Lower Burnside neighborhood.

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Many Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($500): Spring Break, PSU Farmer’s Market, Roller Derby, Blazers, Festival of Colors, Dining Month, Smash Putt, Music, Theater, & More

The weekend is here and it looks like there will be a good amount of sun! We’re nearing the end of Portland Dining Month, so be sure to enter to win dinner for a year. There are many great events going on this weekend including the Festival of Colors @ Washington County Fairgrounds, Rose City […]

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Win Portland Tickets from PDX Pipeline

Win Portland Tickets ($500+): Smash Putt, Crystal Ballroom, Star Theater, Goodfoot, Aladdin Theater, & More

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including Lear, Glow Me 3.0, St. Vincent and much 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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MANY Portland Saturday & Sunday Events: McMenamins Crab Dinner, Thirst Fest, International Film Fest, Smash Putt & More!

The weekend is in full swing and you’ve probably noticed the Blizzard outside your window. This is a great weekend to stay inside and enjoy Portland’s International Film Festival, or grab a tasty drink at THIRST Fest 2014. Make sure to check event websites or call ahead before you head out in case of cancellations. Most importantly, be safe out there!

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MANY Portland Saturday & Sunday Events: Super Bowl, Smashputt, Groundhog Day & More!

The weekend is in full swing! There’s plenty to enjoy this weekend like the Super Bowl featuring the Seahawks vs the Broncos: there are several great bars showing the game and offering drink & food specials.

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MANY Portland Saturday & Sunday Events: ChocolateFest, First Taste Oregon, Fertile Ground & More

The weekend is in full swing and the sun is shining! There’s plenty to enjoy this weekend such as rich desserts at the 2014 ChocolateFest or sample Oregon’s bounty at First Taste Oregon 2014. Find something special at the Rain of Glass Show & Sale of Antiques.

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MANY Portland Saturday & Sunday Events: Big Woody, Rose City Rollers Season Opener, Seahawks & More

There’s plenty to enjoy this weekend such as delicious aged brews at The Big Woody Barrel Aged Beer & Whiskey Festival or the Rose City Roller’s Season 10 Opener. On Sunday, don’t miss the Seahawks take on the 49ers. Go Hawks!

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MANY Portland Saturday & Sunday Events: 2014 Global No Pants Day, Winter Farmers Market, JRR Tolkien Birthday & More

The weekend is in full swing! The rest of the country might be freezing but here in Portland we’re dropping trou on Sunday! There’s plenty of other things to do fully clothed this weekend such as stand up by Kyle Kinane and the J.R.R. Tolkien Birthday Celebration @ Kennedy School . Be sure to stock up on all your food favorites at the Portland Farmers Market Winters Market.

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MANY Portland Saturday & Sunday Events: Noises Off, Hobbit Trivia, Music & More

Welcome to 2014! Start the new year off with some food and drink tonight at the Winter Scotch Dinner @ McMenamins Grand Lodge or test your smarts at Last Call Trivia.

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MANY Portland Saturday & Sunday Events: Noises Off, Mt. Hood Meadows, Brunch, Trivia & More!

It’s the last weekend before 2014! If your family is in town, get out there and try a scavenger hunt tour or plan to spend some time on the mountain. Also, Portland has only until next week to enjoy the Sherlock Holmes exhibit at OMSI.

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Portland New Year's Eve @ Thirsty Lion

2013/2014 Portland New Year’s Eve Party @ Thirsty Lion | Music, Drinks, Cold Beer

Thirsty Lion and Brian O’dell are throwing a NYE party you don’t want to miss. Live music, cold beer and great drinks-bring on 2014!

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Win Portland Tickets from PDX Pipeline

Win Portland Tickets ($1,450+): Portland New Year’s Eve Parties, ANDAZ, Boozy Brunch PDX & more

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including BoozyBrunch PDX, #NYEPearl, Leftbank NYE, Inspire Truth NYE and much more

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MANY Portland Saturday & Sunday Events: X-Mas Pub Crawl, Holiday Markets, Holiday Lights & More

The weekend is in full swing! If you haven’t found that one special gift yet, there’s plenty of holiday markets this weekend where you’re sure to find something perfect such as Gifted 2013, LOOPTWORKS Holiday Sale Pop Up Shop, Hip Happening Holiday Bazaar & more!

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MANY Portland Saturday & Sunday Events: Holiday Ale Festival, Christmas Ships, NoPo Santacon & More!

The weekend is in full swing! Warm up your soul at the heated tents in Pioneer Square for the Winter Ale Fest! Learn all about Portland’s seedy past during the Shanghaiers, Saloons and Skullduggery tour then suit up for the NoPo Santacon!

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St Johns WinterFest 2013

Holiday / Chrismas Event: St. Johns WinterFest 2013 @ Central Hotel | Holiday Tree, Shop Local, Steampunk Inspired, Costumes, NoPo Big Band

A Charles Dickens Steampunk Inspired Holiday Event in St. Johns at the Plaza. Come help us decorate the Holiday Tree, sing carols, shop St. Johns and if you are adventurous, wear your best Period Themed Victorian Steampunk Costume. Prizes will be offered to best male, female, child, pet.

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MANY Portland Saturday and Sunday Events: Little Boxes, Small Business Saturday, Festival of Trees & More

Thanksgiving Weekend is finally here! From holiday sales like Little Boxes and America’s Largest Christmas Bazaar to the Vancouver Festival of Trees, there is still plenty of holiday cheer to go around!

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MANY Portland Saturday & Sunday Events: Watch Oregon Football, Sherlock Holmes, Tim Meadows & More!

The weekend is in full swing and there are many great events today and tomorrow including the The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes at OMSI, Zombie Sundays @ The EastBurn, Tim Meadows at Helium, as well as many great concerts, theater, and more. Below are many great events this weekend as well as upcoming Thanksgiving […]

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Fete du Macaron @ Pix Patisserie

Portland Holiday Event: La Fete du Macaron @ Pix Patisserie | Cupcake Stomp, Macaron Flavor Contest, 30 Flavors

Thirty different flavors will line the pastry case shelves from the traditional (Espresso, Pistachio) to the obscure (salt/pepper/olive oil) to the sublime (What? you’ve never tried our Fluer de Sel Caramel macaron?!)

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Portland Saturday & Sunday Events: NW Food & Wine Festival, Yogi Roots Festival, New Bagdad Theater & More

The weekend is finally here! We’ve got plenty of ways to warm your soul from the Northwest Food and Wine Festival to the Yogi Roots Festival. Don’t miss themed trivia nights The Big Lebowski and a Dr. Who Quiz.

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Inspire Truth Portland New Year's Eve

Tickets On-Sale Now: Portland New Year’s Eve Celebration Inspire Truth @ Portland Art Museum | Dancing, Drinks, 2 Stages, 2 Lounges, Art

Together we cultivate the joy, heart and love that we wish to bring into the new year. Tickets are on-sale now for Inspire Truth!

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