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2014 Portland Funk & Soul Halloween @ Swift Lounge | No Cover, Grooves, Mason Jars, Spooky Décor

Wear your craziest costume and enjoy funk and soul hits on the turntable all night long. Get your drink on with big ol’ mason jar drinks and tasty snacks to keep your inner werewolf/vampire/zombie at bay.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Ticket Giveaways ($1,250+): Zombie Walk, Thrill The World, Distillers Festival, Run Like Hell, Halloween Parties | October 23-26, 2014

Watch your back! Zombies will take over the city this weekend for the Portland Zombie Walk & World Wide Thrill The World Dance. Although Halloween is next week, tons of parties are taking place this week including Rock the Boat Halloween Dance Party, Halloween Thriller VI Dance, & Bollywood Horror! Find some great deals at America’s Largest Antiques and Collectibles & the Hip Chicks Do Wine Portland Harvest Party. And one of Portland’s favorite runs, Run Like Hell, is Sunday!

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Win Portland Tickets from PDX Pipeline

Win Portland Tickets ($1,250+): Halloween Parties, Burlesque, Comedy & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including to the Erotic Ball, Haunted Pub Crawl, 80s Video Dance Attack & more.

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Tique Box Gift Set Announces Holiday Gift Options & Delivery | Give The Gift of Portland, Discount / Promo Code

Tique Box, the local company that delivers a slice of Portland in a box, has announced their collection of holiday gifts.

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Portland 2014 Halloween James Bond Costume Party & Show @ Tony Starlight Showroom | Two Nights, Costume Contest, Theatrics

Celebrate the style and the glamour of the world’s most iconic spy! Dry martinis, pressed tuxedos, vivacious vixens, super villains, nifty gadgets, evil henchmen, ethereal music and vivacious vixens. And did I mention vivacious vixens?!

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Portland’s LARGEST Garage Sale with Antiques & Collectibles @ Portland EXPO Center

Win Early Bird Entry ($40): Portland’s LARGEST Garage Sale w/ Antiques @ Portland Expo | 300+ Individual Garage Sales

Hundreds of Indoor Garage Sales Antiques & Collectibles, Jewelry, Furniture, Clothing, Books, Tools, Toys Baby & Kids items & much more

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Let’s Talk About … Pot Live Podcast Recording @ Hawthorne Theatre | w/ Comedian Gabe Dinger, “Cannabuzz” Columnist Josh Jardine

Comedians and local weed experts sit down in front of a live audience to discuss cannabis culture in Portland and the upcoming vote to legalize recreational marijuana in Oregon.

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Garcia Birthday Band @ The Goodfoot

Win Tickets: Garcia Birthday Band @ The Goodfoot | Grateful Dead Cover Band

Garcia Birthday Band (GBB), is a group of veteran musicians interpreting and celebrating the vast repertoire of the late Jerry Garcia and The Grateful Dead.

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Portland Walking Tours

Win Tickets ($30): 2014 Halloween Weekend Walking Tour of Portland’s Sinful Past – Shanghaiers, Saloons & Skullduggery | 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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Portland 2014 Erotic Ball Sexy Halloween Party @ Crystal Ballroom | Costume Contest, Fetish Demos, Hosted by Emmy-nominee Sasha Scarlett

The spectacular 3-story event is hosted by Emmy-nominee, Sasha Scarlett, and also features 6 fetish demonstration stage and Portland’s BIGGEST Costume Contest!

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King’s Diamond All Male Revue @ Barrel Room Portland | Ladies Only Pre-Halloween Bash!

Ladies get your Halloween Celebration kick started a day early! Portland’s Hottest All Male Revue is coming to the Barrel Room Thursday October 30!

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THE MIDNIGHT SERENADERS 5TH ANNUAL HALLOWEEN BASH

Portland 2014 The Midnight Serenaders Halloween Bash @ Secret Society | w/ Casey Macgill Trio, Portland Rhythm Shakers, Costumes, Drinks, Food & More!

Portland’s premier old-timey swing sextet, THE MIDNIGHT SERENADERS, continue the tradition of their Halloween Bash at The Secret Society for the fifth year in a row.

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Portland Halloween 2014 Recycle Dark Dance Night @ Embers | Free, Costume Contest, Drink Specials & More

Celebrate Halloween a few days early with all the friendly goulies and ghosties at Embers! There will be a costume contest starting at midnight for most interesting outfit.

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Win Tickets ($90): 2014 Portland Halloween Party 80s Video Dance Attack @ Crystal Ballroom | Costumes, MTV Hits, Video Projections, Dancing, Supersized Holiday Setup

The 4th Annual 80s Video Dance Attack Halloween Party! Hosted by McMenamins Crystal Ballroom this spooky 80s extravaganza is the perfect way to celebrate the scariest holiday of the year! All your favorite 80s hits plus plenty of Halloween themed videos! Our supersized holiday setup plus tons of surprises as well.

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Win Tickets ($50): Portland Halloween 2014 The Rocky Horror Show Live on Stage @ World Trade Center Theatre | Rock & Roll Musical

The musical that started a 40-year nonstop cultural phenomenon is back where it is meant to be seen – live on stage! The Rocky Horror Show is a sexy, saucy, tongue-in-cheek musical that is truly iconic with its irresistible hum-along score and cast of quirky characters.

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Dark Matter Transfer w/ Yak Attack & Galaxe @ The Goodfoot | Super-Kinetic Uber Jamband, Electronica, Hip Hop

Dark Matter Transfer is Portland Oregon’s premier super-kinetic uber jamband. Evolving from a wellspring of musical styles, DMT puts a unique spin on it’s ever-changing improvisation formula and creates a truly 1-of-a-kind dynamic original sound with roots in rock, funk, blues, jazz, noise, and electronic dance music.

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Openfest on Division Street | Free, Beer Garden, Drinks, Food, Live Music, Community Celebration of Street Rennovations

Come see our sparkling new street, modern new buildings and outstanding businesses – new and old! Imperial Bottle Shop and Portland Digs Real Estate are hosting a beer garden and music stage at SE 31st and Division from 3PM to 9PM.

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WeirdoCult Mural Party @ Artifact Creative Recycle | FREE, DJ Rev Shines, Fashion Photo Shoot, Beer, Sale & More!

The head turning art of WeirdoCult is about to descend on Portland. Get ready for beats by none other than DJ Rev. Shines of Lifesavas, a live fashion photo shoot, 10% OFF SALE, free tarot and henna, beer and snacks, all while being on set for the unveiling of Portland’s newest street art addition.

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Win Tickets ($36): Little Wine Shop of Horrors Halloween Bash @ Vie de Boheme | Costume Contest, Music by Ken DeRouchie Band, Make Up Artist, Flaming Cocktails & More!

Last year was OFF THE HOOK! We had a huge turn out, everyone in full costume (including everyone in the band), the entire club got decorated in full Halloween Splendor, the bar was making special, evil, flaming Halloween drinks, we had a great photo booth and a make-up artist who did fantastic make-up on the spot.

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Hip Chicks Do Wine

Hip Chicks Do Wine Portland Harvest Party | Appetizers, Sangria, Live Music, Wine Specials

The grapes should pretty much be wine now and in the barrel and we’ll be ready for a party. We’ll have some great fall appetizers, fall Sangria, live music by Three for Silver and some great wine specials!

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Back Fence PDX Gone But Not Forgotten

Win Tickets ($40): 2014 Portland Halloween / Day of the Dead Back Fence PDX @ Disjecta | Stories About Those Gone but Not Forgotten

Back Fence PDX has teamed up with a small group of friends, including founder Julie Gliniany Bosack, who reached out with the idea to celebrate Day of the Dead/All Souls with storytelling — to benefit The Dougy Center. An organization that helps children who are facing grief. There will be live storytelling, music, food, and also an opportunity for audience members to pop into the XRAY.fm booth and record their own 1 to 3 minute story.

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Win Tickets ($60+): Portland 2014 Halloween Jai Ho! Bollywood Thriller Dance @ Alhambra Theater | Costume Contest, Flash Mob, Thriller Dance Lesson

Celebrated as one of the most exuberant & energetic Bollywood Entertainers of North America, Prashant has moved masses, from kids to elders across both coasts of America including in New York City, Washington D.C., Virginia, L.A., Bay Area, Seattle and Portland.

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Win Tickets ($80): 2014 Portland Halloween Thriller VI Dance @ Branx | w/ Felix Da Housecat & Diamond Saints

In a world obsessed with labeling an ever-evolving genre, Felix da Housecat is dedicated to making the people dance. He is one of those rare, charisma-oozing characters, whose musical and mental eccentricity come from a genuine place. He’s never afraid to take a risk to reach new ground.

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Win Tickets ($40): Portland Halloween 2014 Vagabond Opera’s 8th Annual Day of the Dead Bash: The Transylvanian Voodoo Ball @ Star Theater | w/ Chervona, Costume Contest, Burlesque & More!

The night promises to be a grand melange of haunting music, special guests, dance, ritual, art and the sincere honoring of those passed. Whether you want to dance, party, pray, or channel your ancestors, this night is for you!

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2014 Portland Halloween Party in the Circus Tent @ Kruger’s Farm Cabaret Corn Maze | 5 Miles of Trails, Fire Dancers & Spinners, Live Music on Two Stages

A Halloween celebration like you’ve ever experienced. Music under the vintage circus tent in the middle of a corn maze. 5 Amazing bands on 2 stages & lots of spooky surprises!

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Portland Halloween 2014 at McMenamins | Music, Costume Contests, Trick or Treat, Grand Lodge, Edgefield, Kennedy School

Everyone’s welcome to come in costume to celebrate the spookiest of holidays – and go head-to-furry-head in the costume contest! Some of our spots are said to be haunted, with guests claiming to have experienced paranormal activity. Or perhaps it’s just the Hammerhead talking.

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America’s Largest Antiques and Collectibles Fall 2014 Show @ Portland Expo | 1,000 Booths, Vintage Treasures, Toys & More!

Produced locally by Christine Palmer, this show celebrates its 33rd year. Exhibitors come from all over the country bringing their most interesting and popular vintage items. Held at the Portland Expo Center, there are more than 1,000 booths available to view – both inside and outside – this is the big one – don’t miss it!

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“Sip, Serve, and Celebrate!” Fundraiser @ Oregon Historical Society | Benefit for PAST&E

Portland After-School Tennis & Education (PAST&E) is holding its sixth annual “Sip, Serve, and Celebrate!” fundraiser at the Oregon Historical Society (1200 SW Park Ave. Portland, OR 97205) on Friday, October 24, 2014, from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM. All are welcome to attend.

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BloodyVox Nightmare on Northrup

Portland Halloween 2014 BloodyVox: Nightmare On Northrup @ BodyVox Dance Center | Emmy Award Winning Choreographers

BloodyVox: Nightmare on Northrup is a wickedly entertaining tribute to BodyVox’s favorite time of year. Featuring new work and audience favorites, this fresh installment of BodyVox’s Halloween classic is a dance theater experience that mines cinema and folklore to bring All Hallow’s Eve to life.

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Elephant Revival

Win Tickets ($36): Elephant Revival @ Aladdin Theater | Experimental Folk Americana, w/ Rushad Eggleston

The five members of Elephant Revival share a deep commitment to certain ideals: community; recognizing one’s place in the flow of the natural world; harmony. Holding on to these ideals in the midst of heady career growth and strong individual creative forces can be difficult, but they weather these storms with aplomb, and in doing so, have produced their best album to date. It is a document about striving for transcendence under “These Changing Skies.”

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Tom Green @ Helium Comedy Club | “The Tom Green Show,” “Hollywood Has Cancer”

Tom Green sparked a TV revolution with his hit MTV comedy series “The Tom Green Show.” He has appeared multiple times on “David Letterman,” “Leno,” “Oprah,” “The Jimmy Kimmel Show,” “The View,” “Saturday Night Live” and on “Conan.” He is one of the few comedians in history given the chance to guest-host David Letterman’s program. Tom had his own comedy special on Showtime in 2012!

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Portland Halloween 2014 Run Like Hell is This Weekend! | 4,000+ Costumed Participants, Musical Mile, Half Marathon, 10K, 5K

Join us in 2014 for Portland, Oregon’s 11th annual Run Like Hell, a Halloween-themed race that sees participants dress out in full costume for a run through the streets of Portland.

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Win Tickets ($50): Anthony Jeselnik @ Aladdin Theater | Late Night w/ Jimmy Fallon Writer, Variety Top 10 Comics to Watch, Two Shows

Portland, OR – Anthony Jeselnik is from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Tulane University. Anthony is a stand-up comedian, most famous for THE COMEDY CENTRAL ROAST OF DONALD TRUMP and THE COMEDY CENTRAL ROAST OF CHARLIE SHEEN.

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