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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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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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Win Tickets ($800+): Portland Rose Festival 2015 CityFair @ Waterfront Park | Schedule, Video, Fireworks, Admission Specials

May 22-25, 28-31, June 3-7, – Opening Night Fireworks on Friday night, May 22, features a dance party & concert by Hit Machine in the RoZone (free with CityFair admission) and a huge fireworks display. There are TWO brand-new Funtastic rides to try: Rock Star (for the thrill-seekers) and Phoenix Wheel (for the kids). These rides are more affordable than ever if you plan ahead. Unlimited Ride Wristbands are only $35 each when purchased online by May 21 (a $15 savings!), and if you’d like to save on admission, get a CityFair Season Pass – the 2015 Rose Festival Souvenir Pin – and wear it to get in any day CityFair is open (pins are available at Fred Meyer stores while supplies last). We’re open all day on Memorial Day, May 25, too – bring the family out for a holiday tradition!

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2015 North Portland Kenton Street Fair | FREE, 80+ Vendors, 3 Music Stages, Live Performance, Food Carts, Live Boxing, Dog Costume Contest & More!

May 16 @ Denver Avenue – A Children’s Parade will kick off at 10am sharp, followed by the ever popular Coaster Car race at 10:30. 3 Live Music Stages, a Bicycle Swap Meet, Live Boxing / Sparring Matches, Children’s Activity Area, a Dog Costume Contest & over 80 fantastic Vendors!

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MANY Portland Mother’s Day Weekend Events & Giveaways ($800): Bridgetown Comedy Festival, Brunch, Cruises, Beer Fest & More! | May 7-10, 2015

This weekend is the perfect time to treat your mama right! We’ve got plenty of ideas, brunch, Gardens, cruise, Plants & gifts, Bubbly & Tea, Locally Made Gifts, Wine & Jewelry Treats & More! Bridgetown Comedy Festival opens tonight, featuring 100+ acts through the weekend. And Belgian Beer Fest returns Friday & Saturday,

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MANY Portland First Thursday Art Events & Openings: Pearl, Old Town, SW, NW | May 2015

May 7 – Portland’s First Thursday event is tonight! The sun is shining, get out there an enjoy it!

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Portland Mother’s Day: Make New Memories w/ Mom at Rose Festival | Reserved Seats, 2015 Grand Floral Parade, Queen’s Coronation, Grand Floral Walk

June 6 – Have a bloomin’ good time with your mom for Mother’s Day! Show your appreciation for your mom with tickets to the Spirit Mountain Casino Grand Floral Parade on Saturday, June 6, at the Memorial Coliseum. This is a great way to make lasting memories with your mom and family!

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2013 Bridgetown Comedy Festival

2015 Bridgetown Comedy Festival | Dr. Katz, Janeane Garofalo, Andy Kindler & 100s More!

May 7 -10 in SE Portland – Long before Portlandia burst onto the scene, there was the Bridgetown Comedy Festival. Over the course of eight years, Bridgetown has established itself as one of the most esteemed entertainment events on the West Coast, a celebration of innovative humor that proudly bears Portland’s signature style.

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2015 Portland Mother’s Day Weekend – BeerQuest Walking Tours & Beer Tasting | 2 P.M. Brewery Tour / 7 P.M. Haunted Pub Crawl, Behind The Scenes

Thursdays- Sunday – 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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2013 Bridgetown Comedy Festival

2015 Bridgetown Comedy Festival | Dr. Katz, Janeane Garofalo, Andy Kindler & 100s More!

Portland, OR – Long before Portlandia burst onto the scene, there was the Bridgetown Comedy Festival. Over the course of eight years, Bridgetown has established itself as one of the most esteemed entertainment events on the West Coast, a celebration of innovative humor that proudly bears Portland’s signature style.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($700+): Seafood & Wine Fest, Modern Home Tour, Oregon Zoo Concerts, MusicFestNW & More! | April 23-26, 2015

Hello Portland! Spring is in full swing and so is the weather! No matter what the skies are showing, we have plenty of ways to entertain you this weekend! Get out of town and head to the Astoria Warrenton Crab, Seafood and Wine Festival or how about Barrel & Reserve Tasting Weekend in the Gorge. KPSU’s 30 Shows […]

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Win Tickets ($700+): Cinco de Mayo, Live Wire, Garth Guy & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including Garth Guy, Reimagining the Dream, Live Wire w/ Andy Richter & more.

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Win Tickets: Portland 2015 Cinco de Mayo Festival @ Tom McCall Waterfront Park | Named Oregon’s Best Heritage or Cultural Event, Lucha Libre, 2 Entertainment Stages, Boxing, Butterflies & More!

May 2-3, 5 @ Waterfront Park – Portland Guadalajara Sister City Association presents the 31st Annual Cinco de Mayo, commencing Saturday May 2nd, Sunday May 3rd, closed Monday May 4th, and reopening May 5th at the Tom McCall Waterfront Park from 11am until 11pm. This event is the main fundraiser for the PGSCA’s charitable activities and will feature fun activities for all ages, including authentic food, live entertainment, carnival rides, among other attractions.

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2015 Columbia Gorge Wine Passport Month: Barrel & Reserve Tasting Weekend | Discover what makes a reserve wine “Reserve.”

April 25-26 – Our wineries are bestowing right from the barrel, giving cellar tours, showcasing library and vertical tastings and providing access to their elite selections. Come experience the romance and passion of our winemakers first-hand and revel in the bounty!

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Win Portland Tickets ($800+): KPSU Kruise, Modern Home Tour, 80s Video Dance Attack & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including Rob Bell & Pete Holmes, Reimagining the Dream, 80s Video Dance Attack Anniversary & more.

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It’s Passport to Columbia Gorge Food & Wine Weekend! | Experience “A World of Wine in 40 Miles,” 24 Participating Wineries

April 18-19 @ 24 Gorge Wineries – With so much diversity of climate and soil, the Gorge has the ability to grow many unique varietals, from the familiar to some of which you’ve probably never heard of.

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Win Tickets ($80): Portland Modern Home Tour | 8 Beautiful Modern Homes, Self-Guided Architecture Tour, Promo / Discount Code

April 25 – The Fourth Annual Portland Modern Home Tour will give residents the rare opportunity to explore eight incredible modern homes in the City of Roses. Tour-goers will meet the local architects behind the designs.

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Portland Tweed Ride Pictures, Video, & 2015 Info | Dapper Dress & Bike Ride, Starts @ Cathedral Park, Tea Social, Picnic, Prizes, Music

April 12 – Don your finest tweed, ladies and gents, shine up your beautiful classic bicycles, pack up a picnic, and join us! The Annual Tweed Bike Ride is this weekend!. Bicyclists in their finest Victorian attire will roam the streets of Portland and then have an after-party at Old Portland Hardware.

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BeerQuest Walking Tours & Beer Tasting | 2 P.M. Brewery Tour / 7 P.M. Haunted Pub Crawl, Behind The Scenes

Thursdays to Sundays – 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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Watch 2015 NCAA Championship in Portland @ Eastburn | Duke vs Wisconsin, Food & Drink Specials

April 6 @ EastBurn – Join EastBurn for the NCAA Championship game the 6th at 6 p.m. when the Blue Devils and the Badgers battle for the title.

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2015 Columbia Gorge Wine Passport Month: Food & Wine Weekend | New Releases & Pairings w/ 24 Participating Wineries

April 11-12: Celebrate the greatest gift to the palate; the perfect marriage of food and wine.

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MANY Portland Easter Weekend Events & Giveaways ($650+): Egg Hunts, Bunny Hop, Spring Beer & Wine Festival & More! | April 2-5, 2015

The weekend has returned and so have spring festivals: Spring Beer & Wine Festival is at Oregon Convention Center Friday & Saturday, and the The Cocktail Demystified is on Saturday at Melody Ballroom. Comedian Chris Kattan is at Helium for tonight only! KPSU’s 30 Shows in 30 Days continues this weekend with tonight’s Kickoff Party & A Boat Party Friday! Find amazing finds at more than 600 sales at NW’s LARGEST Garage Sale and Vintage Sale! And it’s Easter Weekend! Easter Bunny, Hunts, Treats Cruises, Brunch, Tea, History & More!

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MANY Portland First Thursday Art Events & Openings: Pearl, Old Town, SW, NW | April 2015

April 2: Portland’s First Thursday event is this week! It’s just a little wet off and on, so dress in layers!

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($900+): Spring Color Festival, Italian Fashion, Beer Tours, Easter & More! | March 26-29, 2015

March 26-29 – The weekend is finally here and we’re all ready all this sunshine! It’s the perfect time for a visit to Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival, celebrate the return of Spring at Holi Festival of Colors, or get some great brews on a BeerQuest Walking Tour! Grill up you best Grilled Cheese for the Franz Grilled Cheese Photo Contest. Natasha Leggero is here this weekend at Helium, and this is your last chance to see Flair: An Office Space “Parody”. And Trekkies don’t want to miss Resistance is Futile: A Star Trek Quiz on Saturday!

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BeerQuest Walking Tours & Beer Tasting | 2 P.M. Brewery Tour / 7 P.M. Haunted Pub Crawl, Behind The Scenes

Thursdays to Sundays – 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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Win Portland Tickets ($600+): Ecliptic Beer Mile, Wine & Jazz Festival, Festival of Color & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including Sinful History Tour, Festival of Color, Ecliptic Beer Mile & more.

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Win Tickets ($30): Easter Weekend Walking Tour of Portland’s Sinful History: Shanghaiers, Saloons & Skullduggery Tour | w/ Kick A** Oregon History Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin

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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