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2014 Northeast Portland Sunday Parkways Info: Schedule, Route Map, Pictures | Woodlawn, Alberta, Fernhill Parks

The 2014 Sunday Parkways continues for the 2014 season on July 27. Highs are expected to be in the lower 90s, so there’ll be lots of people out. Even if you don’t bike, you can walk and enjoy the activities, parks, and closed off streets.

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2014 Maritime Heritage Festival in St. Helens | FREE, Sternwheeler Portland Tours, WWII USO Style Show, Waterskiing show, Marine Swap Meet, Lantern Remembrance

The 6th Annual Maritime Heritage Festival returns to St. Helens for family summer fun. The PT boat returns, waterskiing show, marine swap meet, boat show live music & WWII USO style show.

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2014 Portland Mondo Croquet & Mad Hatter Picnic Pictures, Q&A, Instructions, & Info

Portland’s keeping it unusual this Sunday with the Annual Mondo Croquet World Championships and Mad Hatter Picnic. Players dress in traditional British Lawn Whites, or out of Alice in Wonderland, and use sledgehammers and bowling balls to play “American-Style Croquet”. It is free to play, and they have bowling balls to loan if you do not have one you’d like to smash.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Ticket Giveaways ($1,250+): NW String Summit, Berry Festival, Harefest & More! | July 17-20, 2014

The weekend is finally here! Summer’s bounty means there’s plenty to do this weekend such as the Oregon Berry Festival or a Hops & Vines Beer Supper! Heading east? Check out the Oregon Lavender DAZE Festival in Hood River and then stock up on on cherries at the Cherry Celebration! NE Broadway is hosting a HUGE Summer Sale and downtown will be covered in sand. Treat your ears to all the music it can handle at Harefest, Northwest String Summit, MS Bites & More! See some modern but vintage homes on the Vintage Home Show.

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Free Portland Downtown Concert(s): 2014 Big Busk This Saturday

If there aren’t enough big Portland events for you this weekend, how about a free downtown concert around every corner? That is what you get with the Big Busk, which returns on Saturday.

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2014 Sand In The City Info: Entertainment Schedule + Pictures & Video | 60,000 Attendees, Pioneer Square

Portland’s highly popular Sand in the City event takes place July 18-20 in Pioneer Courthouse Square. There will be FREE music every night including Petty Fever Saturday at 8:30 p.m.

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Noon Tunes Starts This Week! Free Downtown Portland Summer Concerts Series In Pioneer Square | Info + Schedule

With ten FREE concerts, and some of Portland’s favorite food vendors, the Square is sure to be Downtown’s summer lunchtime destination!

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Swift Family Yard Sale @ Swift Lounge | Vintage Clothes, Oddities, Records

We will be selling more than charm! Our family yard sale GOES UNTIL 7pm in the SWIFT DRIVEWAY. Swift family will be cleanin’ house and we got some cool stuff, plus you can grab some drank and grub to influence your decisions!

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Ticket Giveaways ($1,000+): World Cup Final, Distiller’s Festival, Antiques, Zoo Concerts & More! | July 10-13, 2014

The weekend is finally here! Take advantage of these warm temperatures and get enjoy a movie or concert in the park or treat your sweetie to a romantic dinner cruise. Liquor lovers have plenty to cheer about this weekend at the Oregon Distillers Festival + New Deal Distillery is celebrating their 10th anniversary! And Intel is hosting a huge family fun festival. Find some treasures at America’s Largest Antiques and Collectibles Show!

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Portland World Cup Final Watch Parties: Germany vs Argentina | Food & Drink Specials

The World Cup Final between Germany and Argentina takes places this Sunday at 12PM PST. The third place game between Brazil and the Netherlands takes place on Saturday. The Germans looked very impressive in their 7-1 victory over Brazil, but Argentina does have the world’s best player, so it should be a great game! The […]

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Watch World Cup Semifinals in Portland: Germany vs. Brazil, Argentina vs. Netherlands

The 2014 World Cup Quarterfinals matches take place Wednesday & Thursday. Although the USA is no longer in the tournament, several great teams and stars remain in the fight. The games will be on ESPN, ESPN2, & ABC, as well as online with the “Watch ESPN” app or website. If you don’t have TV or […]

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2014 Portland Concerts In The Park Schedule | Free, July & August

The 2014 Portland Concerts in the Park series kicks off Tuesday and runs throughout July and August at parks across the city. The concerts begin at 6:30PM except the Sunday concerts at Elizabeth Caruthers Park, which are at 3PM. All the concerts are free and family-friendly.

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Watch World Cup Quarterfinals in Portland: Brazil, France, Germany, & More

The 2014 World Cup Quarterfinals matches take place this July 4th weekend. Although the USA is no longer in the tournament, several great teams and stars remain in the fight. The games will be on ESPN, ESPN2, & ABC, as well as online with the “Watch ESPN” app or website. If you don’t have TV […]

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MANY Portland 4th of July Weekend Events & Ticket Giveaways ($600+): Fireworks & Celebrations, Waterfront Blues Festival, Movies & More | July 3-6, 2014

Happy July 4th Portland!

Summer is here and the temperature’s rising along with the fireworks. How about cooling off with a nice movie at the newly renovated Mission Theater? Or grab a hot deal from Fox 12 for a cool treat at Coldstone? Learn a little about the city this weekend on a BeerQuest history tour or an Adventure Quest Scavenger Hunt. And don’t miss the Waterfront Blues Festival all weekend at the waterfront!

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Portland July 4th Fireworks Pictures & 2014 Info: Celebrations, Where To Watch, Fort Vancouver, Oregon Events, Parades

July 4th is Friday and there will be many places in Portland and Oregon to watch fireworks + Vancouver, Washington. There are parades, live music, and many more activities all over our state and city.

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Watch United States World Cup Match vs Belgium In Portland + Food & Drink Specials

The United States have advanced to the knockout round / Round of 16 and play the Belgium Red Devils on Tuesday, July 1st, at 1PM PST. Nate Silver’s FiveThirtyEight gives the U.S. a 42% chance of winning against the Belgians. The Americans only had a 26% chance of getting this far, so things are looking up!

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Watch United States World Cup Match vs Germany In Portland + Food & Drink Specials

The United States battles Germany tomorrow morning, Thursday, June 26th at 9AM PST. If the USA wins or ties the Germans, they advance to the knockout round / Round of 16! If they lose, well it gets complicated.

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2014 Portland Movies In The Park Schedule: Goonies, Frozen, Gravity, The Lego Movie, Hunger Games, Back to the Future, & Many More

The 2014 season on Portland Summer Movies in the Parks starts June 26th and runs through September 13th. There are 25+ films playing all over the city including Goonies, Frozen, Gravity, The Lego Movie, Hunger Games, Back to the Future, & many more.

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2014 North Portland Sunday Parkways Info: Schedule, Route Map, Pictures

We took this picture during a great SE Portland Sunday Parkways a few years back. The event continues for the 2014 season on June 22. Highs are expected to be in the 70s, so there’ll be lots of people out. Even if you don’t bike, you can walk and enjoy the activities, parks, and closed off streets.

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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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Watch United States 2014 World Cup Match vs Ghana In Portland + Food & Drink Specials

The United States makes its 2014 World Cup debut against Ghana at 3PM PST on Monday, June 16th. If you don’t have TV or would like to watch with friends and fellow Americans in Portland, here are several suggestions! These places will surely be packed with fans + great food & drink specials.

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Portland Plunderathon This Saturday: Pirates vs Lawyers, Drinks, Games, Free

This weekend, keep your a squirt gun close and don’t leave home without a left handed monkey! The 171st Plunderathon is Saturday, when the Pirates will have their revenge against the Lawyers, Yuppies and Comparative Lit Majors of this fair city of Port-Land. Ye have been warned!

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,850+): Portland Naked Bike Ride, Grand Floral Parade, Beer Week | June 5-8, 2014

The weekend is finally here and there’s plenty of things to do! Pedalpalooza & Beer Week Start today so that means several naked rides are happening this week + dozens of beer events like the Portland Fruit Beer Festival and BeerQuest PDX Historic Bar & Brewery Tour. And Portland’s Annual Rose Festival Grand Floral Parade is Saturday, be sure to grab a good seat! Cheers to summer!

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2014 Portland Pedalpalooza Event Schedule: Naked Bike Rides, Parades, Family-Friendly Rides, Music, Bridges, & More

Portland’s gigantic annual bike festival Pedalpalooza kicks off this Thursday, June 5th and runs through June 29th! There are currently over 260 scheduled events including several naked bike rides, parades, various music rides, & much more . We have listed most of the rides below by date.

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2014 Portland Naked Bike Ride Info: Pictures, Nudity Facts, Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) | Pedalpalooza

The much anticipated 2014 Portland Naked Bike Ride (World Naked Bike Ride) released the starting point and details of the ride today. It will take place on June 7th starting at Normandale Park. The great weather last year brought more than 10,000 riders. Below you will find information about nudity, your naked bike first ride, getting cold, getting a flat tire, and more. You can also see more pictures at the bottom of this page. Some are NSFW-ish.

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Tonight! Portland Rose Festival Fireworks | Pictures, Schedule, Free Concert by Hit Machine

Because nothing says “celebration” quite like fireworks, the Portland Rose Festival gets the festivities started off on an awe-inspiring note. This year you’re invited to join us for an amazing nights of fireworks!

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MANY Portland Mother’s Day Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,250+): Bridgetown Comedy Festival, Brunch, Cruises, Blazers & More! | May 8-11, 2014

The weekend is finally here! It’s time to treat your mom! Take her out on a Cruise, Brunch at Oregon Garden or on a Portland Scavenger Hunt. Make her laugh at Listen to your Mother or give her a special treat with Tea at Pix Patisserie.

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2014 Portland Sunday Parkways Schedule & Mother’s Day Kickoff Event | Free, Route Map, Photo Gallery, Volunteer

Sunday Parkways returns to for the 2014 season on May 11th for a Mother’s Day special kickoff at Lents, Ed Benedict, and Glenwood Parks. Highs are expected to be in the 60s, so there’ll be lots of people out. Even if you don’t bike, you can walk and enjoy the activities, parks, and closed off streets.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($850+): Portland Fashion Week, Cider Festival, Trail Blazers & More! | April 24-27, 2014

The weekend is finally here and the Blazers are back in town! If you can’t make the big game, check out our list of great bars to watch the playoffs. This is your final weekend to enjoy Smash Putt Mini Golf and see OBT’s principal dancer Alison Roper.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,750+): Brewfest, Gorge Art & Wine, Tulips, Bunnycon & More! | April 10-13, 2014

Temperatures this weekend should be in the upper 60s and even rising past 70 on Sunday! Artists across the Gorge will be opening their doors for tours and while you’re there, grab your Wine Passport and drink up the savings.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($450+): Smashputt, Back Fence PDX, Pillow Fight, Bridges to Brews & More

The weekend is here and there is plenty of indoor fun to be had while we wait out the rain for temps in the 70s next week (yay!). Check out Smashputt Mini-Golf Apocalypse which has been extended through the end of April, live storytelling show Back Fence PDX @ Mission Theater, the Bridges to Brews race and much more.

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MS Society of Portland Medical Marijuana Symposium

Portland Medical Marijuana Educational Event w/ MS Society of Portland @ Roseland Theater | FREE, Public Meeting, Multiple Speakers

The MSSP is hosting a free MS-Medical Marijuana Educational Symposium which will help MS patients learn how to legally and effectively manage their symptoms through the use of medical marijuana.

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Many Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($800+): Aziz Ansari, Helium Comedy Club, Embers 45th Anniversary, Better Living Show, Oregon Tulip Festival & More

The weekend is here and it’s your last chance to enjoy Portland Dining Month, so be sure to enter to win dinner for a year. There are many great events going on this weekend including Aziz Ansari, Kurt Braunohler at Helium, Embers 45th Anniversary, Better Living Show, Oregon Tulip Festival, theater, music, and much more.

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