Portland events calendar for February 2015. Best festivals, fun things to do, weekend street fairs, kids activities, and free entertainment in Portland, Oregon.

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February 2015

Enjoy the best Portland events, festivals, and things to do in February 2015 with this calendar of events.

Events are listed by starting date, and all dates are confirmed. Mileage is from Pioneer Courthouse Square in downtown Portland, Oregon.

Fertile Ground art festival

February 1, 2015 (begins Jan. 22)

Portland locations

Fertile Ground is a citywide festival of new works in theater, music, dance, comedy, film, and visual art.

Auto show

February 5 - 8, 2015

1.5 miles NE

See new, classic, exotic, and eco-friendly vehicles at the Portland International Auto Show at the Oregon Convention Center.

Film festival

February 5 - 21, 2015

Portland locations

See 100 international shorts and feature films, meet visiting artists, and attend the opening night party at NW Film Center’s 37th annual Portland International Film Festival (PIFF).

African film festival

February 6 - March 7, 2015

Portland locations

See movies from Africa during Cascade Festival of African Films at Hollywood Theatre and Portland Community College Cascade Campus. Free.

Astoria Timber Festival

February 7, 2015

87 miles NW

See logging competitions like axe throwing, choker setting, log-rolling, chain sawing, and spar-pole climbing at Astoria Timber Festival, which includes exhibits, craft and food booths, and a dinner. Free.

Family festival

February 7 - 8, 2015

16 miles west

Northwest Family & Kids Festival has games, music, arts and crafts, sports, a petting zoo, pony rides, reptiles, bounce houses, mad science, face painting, and food at Washington County Fair Complex.

Sausage and beer fest

February 13 - 14, 2015

38 miles south

Wurstfest is a celebration of handmade sausage, local and German beer, and German music in the Mount Angel Festhalle, which includes an indoor parade and costume contest for Fasching on Saturday evening.

Valentine’s Day dinner

February 14, 2015

Greater Portland area

OpenTable lists restaurants in the Portland area that offer special menus for Valentine’s Day.

Valentine’s Day songs & stories

February 14, 2015 (uncertain)

3 miles east

What’s Love Got to Do with It has quirky songs and tales about the comic, complicated, and confounded nature of romantic relationships at The Foundation.

Doll and teddy bear show

February 14, 2015

10 miles north

Shop for dolls, bears, and miniatures at the Crossroads Doll & Teddy Bear Show at Kliever Memorial Armory. Repeats in Aug.

Valentine run

February 14, 2015

14 miles south

My Muddy Valentine features fun obstacles, mud, beer, brunch, mimosas, and music at Lee Farms.

Valentine’s Day at the winery

February 14, 2015

57 miles SW

Romance in the Cellar is a romantic feast at Eola Hills Wine Cellars, west of Salem, or brunch on Sunday.
Portland, Oregon
February 2015

Zwickelmania brewery tour

February 14, 2015

Oregon locations

Breweries all over Oregon offer tours, samples, and specials for Zwickelmania on President’s Day weekend. Shuttle buses. No sandals. Free.

Muddy trail run

February 14 - 15, 2015

31 miles west

Hagg Lake Mud Run is a 50K on Saturday and a 25K on Sunday around the lake. Awards and meal after the run. No dogs.

Wine & chocolate weekend

February 14 - 16, 2015

100 miles east

Valentine’s Wine & Chocolate Weekend pairs chocolate with wine at 30 Columbia Gorge Wineries.

Jazz festival

February 20 - 22, 2015

78 miles NW

Seaside Jazz Festival presents ragtime, Dixieland, swing, and traditional jazz at five venues in Seaside.

State beer competition

February 23 - March 1, 2015

5 miles NE

Taste unmarked beers from four states (California, Colorado, Oregon, and Washington) and vote for your favorite at Beer Brawl at Concordia Ale House.

Chinese fair

February 2015 (undated)

1.5 miles NE

Chinese New Year Cultural Fair 2015 - Year of the Sheep includes folk dance, instrumental music, Kung Fu and martial arts, a puppet show, and Chinese food at Oregon Convention Center.

Winter run

February 2015 (undated)

14 miles east

Worst Day of the Year Run is a 5K to 10K winter run that includes warm treats and silly costumes. Begins at McMenamins Edgefield.

Creole cook off

February 2015 (undated)

87 miles SW

Buy restaurant samples, and then vote for your favorite at Jambalaya Cook-Off in Lincoln City.

Festival of curiosities

February 2015 (undated)

2 miles NE

Curious Gallery features exhibits, presentations, hands-on workshops, and special programming for lovers of taxidermy, natural wonders, and strange treasures (wunderkammer) at DoubleTree by Hilton.

Chinese New Year

February 2015 (undated)

0.5 mile north

Celebrate Chinese New Year with lion dances, martial arts, cultural scenes, kids’ activities, and lantern viewing at Lan Su Chinese Garden. See schedule.

Fishing, hunting, camping show

February 2015 (undated)

7 miles north

Pacific Northwest Sportsmen’s Show offers seminars and vendors at Portland Expo Center.

Winter bike ride

February 2015 (undated)

14 miles east

Worst Day of the Year Ride is a winter bicycle ride of 15 or 45 miles that includes warm treats. Begins at Lucky Labrador Brew Pub.

Local short films

February 2015 (undated)

0.5 miles SW

See eight locally made films at Short Cuts: Oregon Filmmakers’ Showcase at the Portland Art Museum.

Wine tasting

February 2015 (undated)

9 miles south

Try tastes from a dozen Oregon wineries and learn about local wineries at Pinot 365 Winter Wine Tasting Event at The Foundry in Lake Oswego.

Crazy bike party

February 2015 (undated)

Portland locations

Adults ride, compete, and battle like gladiators on children’s bicycles in the unique Mini Bike Winter.

Valentine’s Concert

February 2015 (undated)

0.2 miles SW

The Valentine’s Concert features sultry songs at Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall.

Tea party

February 2015 (undated)

13 miles east

Enjoy tea, scones, sandwiches, and desserts at the Victorian Valentine Tea at Anthem Church to benefit the historical society. Gloves and hats are welcome.

Home and garden show

February 2015 (undated)

7 miles north

The Portland Spring Home & Garden Show fills the Portland Expo Center with home-improvement vendors, dining-room exhibits, garden displays, and thousands of plants.

Jazz festival

February 2015 (undated)

Portland locations

With 150 performances by local acts & jazz legends, Portland Jazz Festival has something for everyone.

Soup tasting

February 2015 (undated)

0.5 miles NW

Sample soups from top chefs, vote for your favorite, hear live music, and attend an auction at Soup Smackdown at the Tiffany Center.

Garden show

February 2015 (undated)

1.5 miles NE

Visit showcase gardens, watch cooking classes, and wander among 300 exhibitors at the Yard, Garden & Patio Show at Oregon Convention Center.

Portland Lindy Exchange

February 2015 (undated)

Portland locations

Lindy hop dancers gather during Portland Lindy Exchange for dancing to jazz and swing bands at venues all over the city.

Seafood festival

February 2015 (undated)

137 miles SW

Newport Seafood & Wine Festival offers food, wine, and crafts for sale. Buy ticket online. Bring age 21 ID.
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February 2015 calendar of events in Portland. What to do in downtown Portland today, this weekend, this month. Special events, festivals, things to do in Portland, OR.