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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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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 Portland Last Thursday On Alberta Info: Street Closures, Parking, Vendors, Noise, Bathrooms, Etc

Last Thursday is back for 2015! Alberta Street between 15th and 30th Avenues will be closed for Last Thursday at 6 p.m. and reopen at 9:30 p.m. There will be many art openings, live music and plenty of fun to be had!

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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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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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Northwest String Summit Outdoor Music Festival @ Horning’s Hideout | String Band Competition, Yonder Mountain String Band, Elephant Revival, Fruition & More!

July 16-19 @ Horning’s Hideout – The 14th Annual Northwest String Summit (NWSS) returns to Horning’s Hideout (North Plains, OR) with the finest acoustic pickers and standout electric bands from July 16 – 19, 2015. Located just 20 miles outside of Portland, OR, Horning’s Hideout stands as one of the most scenic festival sites in the country; NWSS is the only music offering this year taking place at Horning’s Hideout. A family-friendly and locally-sourced festival, NWSS caps its capacity at 4,500 attendees to ensure an intimate experience for all festival- goers at an incredible ticket price.

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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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Sweet Harmony Soul @ Oregon Summer Zoo Concerts | Featuring Grammy Winner Mavis Staples, Patty Griffin & Amy Helm & The Handsome Strangers

July 25 @ Oregon Zoo – American Kid, Patty Griffin’s seventh album, is her first album of mainly new material since Children Running Through in 2007. In between, she made the Grammy Award-winning Downtown Church (2010), her version of classic gospel (though it featured three original songs). She also became a member of Band of Joy, the group in which leader Robert Plant and his cohorts meld British and American folk, rock and spiritual music.

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Grammy Winner Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers @ Oregon Zoo Summer Concerts | Rock, Jazz, Bluegrass, Blues

July 24 @ Oregon Zoo – Almost three decades after winning a Grammy for Best New Artist and launching one of contemporary music’s most diverse careers, Bruce Hornsby still makes joyful noise as he discovers clever and expansive ways to chronicle dynamic musical snapshots of his often generously collaborative journey.

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Grammy Award Winners Indigo Girls @ Oregon Zoo Summer Concerts | American Folk Rock w/ Caroline Aiken

July 11 @ Oregon Zoo – Decades into their career, the Indigo Girls still amaze conventional pundits with their ability to grow and thrive no matter what the state of the music industry is at any given point. Saliers and Ray began performing together in high school, transferred their honest, urgent performing style onto the stages of countless small clubs, then saw their public profile take off with the 1989 release of their self-titled breakthrough (an album that included the first hit, “Closer To Fine,” and went on to win Best Contemporary Folk Recording at the 1990 Grammys).

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The B-52’s @ Oregon Zoo Summer Concerts | New Wave Pop Rock

June 27 @ Oregon Zoo – It is well known that the B-52s are the World’s Greatest Party Band. And thirty years and over twenty million albums into their career, there can be no doubt as to why The B-52s remain among the most beloved rock stars ever. Any mystery concerning the longevity and ongoing appeal of the band is immediately solved when exposed to a unique B-52s concert experience. From the timeless gems of “Rock Lobster,” “Planet Claire” and “Private Idaho” to the more recent classics “Channel Z,” “Love Shack” and “Roam”, the B-52s’ unforgettable dance-rock tunes start a party every time their music begins.

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2015 Portland Pride Events: Parade, Festival, Shows & Ticket Giveaways

The 2015 Portland Pride Festival is June 13-14 at Waterfront Park and the parade is on June 14th, but there will be parties all week and all month.

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PRIDE NW’s 2015 Portland Pride Glow Run | Portland Waterfront, LED Color & Glowsticks, Pride Festival, Coupon / Discount Code

June 12 @ Eastbank Esplanade – Join us as we show our true colors on this 3 mile LED glowing loop located on Portland’s own waterfront. To participate in this years Pride Glow Walk or Run event register at http://prideglowrun.com/ and receive a pride glow run T-shirt, Glow Bracelets, Glow Necklaces and a LED Glow Baton.

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2015 Portland Fruit Beer Festival is this Weekend @ Burnside Brewing Company | Exotic Beers, Cider, DJ, Live Music, Food Trucks, Sour Beer

June 12-14 @ Burnside Brewing Company – The world’s first dedicated fruit beer festival is back for its 5th year with 40% more space and the largest selection yet of fresh, juicy and exotic fruit beers in a variety of beer styles.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,250): Pedalpalooza, 90s Dance Cruise, Rose Festival, World Cup & More! | June 4-7, 2015

The weekend is back and Portland is PACKED with hings to do this weekend. It’s the last weekend of the Rose Festival and that means the Grand Floral Parade on Saturday, + Fleet Week, CityFair, Milk Carton & Dragon Boat Races & KINK on the Waterfront! Pedalpalooza kicks off today with dozens of rides planned for this weekend. The long anticipated 90s Dance Cruise debuts Friday (Win Tickets)! It’s been 30 Years Since The Goonies was filmed and Astoria is Celebrating with Truffle Shuffles, film screenings, tours & More! And the Women’s World Cup kicks off this weekend, with the US playing its first game Monday.

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Win Portland Tickets ($1,250+): Summer Wishes, Soulful Giving, Northwest String Summit & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including Soulful Giving, Polish Ambassador, 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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MANY Portland First Thursday Art Events & Openings: Pearl, Old Town, SW, NW | June 2015

June 4 – Portland’s First Thursday event is this week! The high should be in the 70s and the sun has returned, get out there an enjoy it!

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Hangover Brunch @ Swift Lounge | Every Saturday & Sunday, Southern Food & Drink Specials, Mimosas, Bloody Marys

Swift Lounge presents the ultimate hangover cure for your weekend shenanigans. No kids, no dress up, no small talk, no bull-corn. Hangover brunch is here from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday

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Win Tickets ($30): Walk into Portland’s Sinful Past w/ Dad on the Shanghaiers, Saloons & Skullduggery Tour over Father’s Day Weekend | w/ Kick A** Oregon History Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin

June 21 in Downtown Portland – 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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Portland Fleet Week Pictures & 2015 Info: Trimet, Free Tours, Canadian Navy, Rose Festival

June 3-7 @ Portland Waterfront – The 2015 Portland Fleet Week kicks off Wednesday! Ships coming in will cause some traffic delays due to bridge openings, and you will also be able to tour many of these vessels. Ship tours are free. Even the Canadians are coming!

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Jon Lovitz @ Helium Comedy Club Portland

Jon Lovitz @ Helium Comedy Club | Saturday Night Live, The Wedding Singer, Little Nicky

June 4-6 @ Helium Comedy Club – Lovtiz got his big break when he was invited to join the cast of Saturday Night Live. Immediately after learning that he’d been cast, Lovitz drove straight to Randy Bennett’s class and shouted, “I got it!” Upon hearing the news, Bennett burst out in tears. Lovitz remained part of the SNL cast for five years, from 1985-1990, and during that time he created some of the most memorable and inventive characters in the show’s history: Tommy Flanagan the Pathological Liar, Shakespeare ham Master Thespian, Hanukkah Harry, and impersonations of Michael Dukakis and Harvey Fierstein.

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2015 Portland Fruit Beer Festival @ Burnside Brewing Company | Exotic Beers, Cider, DJ, Live Music, Food Trucks, Sour Beer

June 12-14 @ Burnside Brewing Company – The world’s first dedicated fruit beer festival is back for its 5th year with 40% more space and the largest selection yet of fresh, juicy and exotic fruit beers in a variety of beer styles.

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Win Tickets ($450): Northwest String Summit Outdoor Music Festival @ Horning’s Hideout | String Band Competition, Yonder Mountain String Band, Elephant Revival, Fruition & More!

July 16-19 @ Horning’s Hideout – The 14th Annual Northwest String Summit (NWSS) returns to Horning’s Hideout (North Plains, OR) with the finest acoustic pickers and standout electric bands from July 16 – 19, 2015. Located just 20 miles outside of Portland, OR, Horning’s Hideout stands as one of the most scenic festival sites in the country; NWSS is the only music offering this year taking place at Horning’s Hideout. A family-friendly and locally-sourced festival, NWSS caps its capacity at 4,500 attendees to ensure an intimate experience for all festival- goers at an incredible ticket price.

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2015 Portland Starlight Parade: Photos, Grand Marshals, Route, Trimet Info

May 30 in Downtown Portland – The Starlight Parade is Saturday in downtown Portland! From traditional marching bands and flood-lit floats, to glow-in-the-dark umbrellas and hand-built entries, you’ll see the best of Portland’s diverse community groups and entries from the surrounding Northwest region.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($600): Rose Festival, Beer & Cider, Flowers, Everything is Festival & More! | May 28-31, 2015

The Portland Rose Festival 2015 CityFair continues this weekend! Artists Repertory Theatre’s The Liar Opens this weekend. Run for beer at Ecliptic Beer Mile or meet Lil Bubs at Everything is Festival! Pix Patisserie’s Beer & Cider Garden is open for the summer! Arnez J headlines Helium and Coffeelandia Block Party brings a Latte Art Throwndown to SE! And your eyes aren’t playing tricks on you, there will be hundreds of Waldos in the streets of Portland this weekend!

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2015 Portland Festival Of Flowers In Pioneer Square Opens this Weekend! | 18,000 Flowers, Free Doughnuts, Music

May 29-June 9 @ Pioneer Courthouse Square – With the Portland Summer festival season rapidly approaching, Pioneer Square will be transformed this into a beautiful garden. The festival display will run starting this Friday, May 29- June 9.

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Rose Festival Fireworks Photo by Don Pyle

MANY Portland Memorial Day Weekend Events & Giveaways ($600): Portland Rose Festival Fireworks & CityFair, Wine Tasting, Brunch & More! | May 21-25, 2015

Memorial Day Weekend is upon us and that means Good Food & Drinks, Fireworks and honoring our veterans! Find amazing deals at Columbia Gorge Premium Outlets Memorial Day Sale. OMSI is hosting Anime Festival & ENSO is celebrating 4 years with a multi-day celebration. Enjoy Memorial Day Weekend Wine Tasting at Hip Chicks Do Wine. And The Portland Rose Festival 2015 CityFair opens Friday!

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Win Portland Tickets ($600+): PDX Carpet, Portland Rose Festival, Polish Ambassador & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including PDX Carpet, Polish Ambassador, Portland Rose Festival & more.

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Win Tickets ($20): 2015 Portland Rose Festival Starlight After Party | Sir-Mix-A-Lot, Crazy 8s, NShooz, Illuminated Features & Entertainment

May 30 @ Waterfront Park – On Saturday, May 30, join us for the first-ever Starlight After-Party in the Rose Festival RoZone, featuring headliner Sir Mix-A-Lot (expected to perform on the Beaverton Honda stage at about 10:30pm) plus special guests Crazy 8s and Nu Shooz. Illuminated features and entertainment will be highlighted in between acts – it’s the perfect place for post-parade booty shaking!

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2015 Northwest String Summit Outdoor Music Festival @ Horning’s Hideout | String Band Competition, Yonder Mountain String Band, Elephant Revival, Fruition & More!

July 16-19 @ Horning’s Hideout – The 14th Annual Northwest String Summit (NWSS) returns to Horning’s Hideout (North Plains, OR) with the finest acoustic pickers and standout electric bands from July 16 – 19, 2015. Located just 20 miles outside of Portland, OR, Horning’s Hideout stands as one of the most scenic festival sites in the country; NWSS is the only music offering this year taking place at Horning’s Hideout. A family-friendly and locally-sourced festival, NWSS caps its capacity at 4,500 attendees to ensure an intimate experience for all festival- goers at an incredible ticket price.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,250): Rose Festival, Film Festivals, Prom for Adults, Speakeasy Party, Kenton Street Fair & More! | May 14-17, 2015

The weekend is back! Portland is hosting several film festivals this week including The Best of HUMP! & QDoc: Portland Queer Documentary Film Festival. Meet beings from out of this world at McMenamins UFO Festival. In theater, Soul Harmony, BUFFY, 4000 Miles and Our Country’s Good all continue this weekend. Dig out your best dress for Portland’s Prom For Adultsor have a little extra fun at Friendly House Speakeasy. And the home of Paul Bunyan is hosting the Kenton Street Fair on Sunday!

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Win Portland Tickets ($1,250+): Portland Rose Festival CityFair, Prom For Adult, Escapism & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including Prom For Adults, Speakeasy Party, Portland Rose Festival & more.

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Portland 2015 Rose Festival Waterfront RoZone Concert Series | Sir Mix-A-Lot, Berlin, Great White & Slaughter, Big & Rich & More!

May 29-31, June 5-6 @ Portland Rose Festival – Haven’t heard of the RoZone? It’s Portland’s newest waterfront entertainment venue, right next to the Willamette River and adjacent to Rose Festival CityFair in Tom McCall Waterfront Park. Better yet, RoZone concert tickets include CityFair Admission on the day of the show.

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