The 2016 Labor Day Weekend takes place September 2-5. There are many great Portland and Oregon events all weekend including watching the Vaux’s Swifts Watch @ Chapman School. As always, we have a large list of events and tips for you to enjoy the city or travel.
2016 Portland Labor Day Weekend Events:
- All Weekend: Vaux’s Swifts Watch @ Chapman School Info, Pictures & Video
- All Weekend: Level Up @ Portland’s QuarterWorld Arcade! | All Ages, Full Bar, Pizza, 90+ Classic & New Arcade Games, Tesla Coil & More!
- All Weekend: Blackbird Pizza has Late Night Delivery in Portland! | Beer, Vegan & Gluten Free Pizzas, Wine
- All Weekend: Art in the Garden @ The Oregon Garden | Featuring 10 Outdoor Installations
- All Weekend: “Heart of the Gorge” Exploration w/ Portland Spirit | Beautiful City Views, Go Through Bonneville Locks, Optional 45 Mile Bike Excursion Along Historic Highway
- All Weekend: Discover Portland’s Hidden Mysteries w/ Urban Adventure Quest’s Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure! (Win Tickets, $49)
- All Month: Portland Summertime Picnic Baskets @ Pix Patisserie | Plan A Picnic & Let Them Do The Packing, Conservas, Tapas, Wine, Beer, Cider
- All Weekend: Portland Trivia Nights With ShanRock’s Triviology All Over Portland – Fun & Free, Prizes!
- All Weekend: Portland Trivia Nights With Geeks Who Drink | Great Hosts + Fun Questions + Cold Beer
- All Weekend: Le Bon Vivant Happy Hour + Tapas Tuesday @ Bar Vivant | Free Tapas, Drink Specials, Wine Discounts, All Night Happy Hour Tuesdays
- All Weekend: Free Fitness in the Parks | Schedule, Info, Cardio, Yoga, Zumba, Family Fitness & More!
- September 1: The Lowest Pair @ The Old Church | The Minor Key Concert Series featuring Kendl Winter & Palmer T. Lee
- September 1: Minnesota Golden Gophers vs Oregon State Beavers | Where to Watch in Portland | Food + Drink Specials
- September 1: Ten Toe Express Walks Featuring Garthwick & Sellwood Bridge | Explore Portland on Foot w/ 16 Guided Urban Hikes
- September 1: First Thursdays @ Portland’s Pearl District w/ Bluehour | No Cover, Featuring DJ LeMove, Drinks, Food
- September 1-2: Mortified Portland @ Alberta Rose Theatre | Adults Share Their Most Mortifying Childhood Artifacts Including Diaries, Letters & More!
- September 1 & 2: Explosions in the Sky @ Crystal Ballroom | Instrumental Rock, w/ Preoccupations (Win Tickets, $60)
- September 2: NEEDTOBREATHE presents TOUR DE COMPADRES @ Oregon Zoo Summer Concerts | w/ Mat Kearney, John Mark McMillan, Welshly Arms (Win Tickets, $79)
- September 2: Portland Spirit Friday Early Escape Cruises | Featuring Live Music w/ Corner, Beer, Food, River Cruise
- September 2: Go Back in Time on Portland Spirit Totally 90s Dance Cruise! | Costumes, DJ Skippy
- September 2: Chris Jones and The Night Drivers @ St. David of Wales Church | Winners of 8 IBMA Awards, Bluegrass Masters (Win Tickets, $40)
- September 2: Free Admission Days @ Portland Children’s Museum | 4-8 p.m., Every First Friday
- September 2-3: Stranded @ Funhouse Lounge | What Happens If Castaways on Gilligan’s Island Were on The Island From Lost?
- September 2-3: FREE Fridays & Saturdays @ Downtown Portland’s Barrel Room Dueling Piano Show Bar & Dinner Show | w/ Nathan Temby & Steven Ramirez
- September 2 & 3: Farm to Plate Dinners @ Kruger’s Farm on Portland’s Sauvie Island | Sustainable & Fresh Ingredients, Family Style Dinners Under The Oak Tree
- September 2-4: Mike Epps @ Helium Comedy Club | “Next Friday,” “The Hangover”
- September 3: Josh Garrels @ Revolution Hall | Folk (Win Tickets, $50)
- September 3: Get on Up @ The Goodfoot | 40 Years of Funk Re-mixed and Re-imagined w/ Takimba and Friends (Win Tickets)
- September 3: UC Davis Aggies @ Oregon Ducks | Where to Watch in Portland | Food + Drink Specials
- September 3: Portland Storytellers’ Guild 2016 STORYTHON! @ Hipbone Studio | 14 Tellers w/ 5 Minutes Each
- September 3: The Waysiders, Medallion, Nathan Earle @ The Secret Society | Classic Country, Swing, Western (Win Tickets)
- September 3: George Winston @ Aladdin Theater | Rural Folk Piano (Win Tickets, $36)
- September 3: Chris Isaak: First Comes The Night Tour @ Maryhill Winery Summer Concerts 2016 | Rock & Roll (Win Tickets, $79)
- September 3-5: Labor Day Weekend Wine Tasting @ Hip Chicks Do Wine | Experience Wine Country Without The Drive! Featuring Frosé Samples
- September 3 & 4: Hop on the PDX Urban Wine Tour w/ Portland Short Bus Over 2016 Labor Day Weekend! | Complimentary Tastings, Visit 3 Wineries, Tunes, Guide
- September 3-4: The Pullman Table @ Mt. Hood Railway | Fine Dining Service, Local Food, Wine, Beer, Spirits
- September 4: Jans Ingber & Friends @ The Goodfoot | Funk Fellowship (Win Tickets)
- September 4: Control Yourself: A Showcase of Funny @ Portland’s Alberta Street Pub | FREE, Every Sunday, Featuring Up & Coming Comics
- September 4-5: New England Clambake @ Thirst Bistro | Fresh Maine Lobsters, Steamed Clams & Mussels
- September 5: Labor Day Brunch @East Burn | Mimosas, Bloody Marys, Food Specials (more info)
- September 5: Legendary Mondays @ Swift Lounge | Free Dance Night, Celebrating Sexual Expression, w/ Bart Fitzgerald
- September 5: Labor Day Brunch @ EastBurn | $2 Mimosa Refills, Build Your Own Bloody Marys, Food Specials
- September 5: Baby Ketten Karaoke @ NE Portland’s Alberta St. Pub | Free, Monday Nights, Light Show & Fog Machine, 21 Rotating Taps, Drinks, Patio
- September 5: Portland Monday Trivia Nights: Prizes, Specials, All Over Town
Related Portland Events and Info:
- Events Calendar: Check out our full calendar of Portland Events & Ticket Giveaways
- Swifts: Pictures and Video of the Vaux’s Swifts Watch @ Chapman School
- Labor Day Tips: Portland & Oregon Labor Day Weekend Tips | In & Outside Of PDX
- Seattle: Check out Seattle & Washington Labor Day Events on Seattle Pipeline here.
- Past Years: 2015 | 2014 | 2013 Events | 2012 | 2011 | 2010
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