Portland events February 2019. Things to do in Portland, Oregon.

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Portland events February 2019

Seafood & wine festival

February 1 - 2, 2019
1.5 miles NE
Portland Seafood & Wine Festival features “fresh Oregon seafood and wine, craft beer, cider, and distilled spirits” plus 175 exhibitors and kids’ activities in the Oregon Convention Center.

Fertile Ground art festival

February 1 - 3, 2019
Portland locations
Fertile Ground is a citywide festival of new works in theater, music, dance, comedy, film, and visual art.

Chinese fair

February 2, 2019 (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
1.5 miles NE
Chinese New Year Cultural Fair includes folk dance, instrumental music, martial arts, and Chinese food at Oregon Convention Center.

Hawaiian show

February 2, 2019 (1 and 6 p.m.)
7.5 miles SW
Hōʻike has live music, Polynesian dancing, and a silent auction at Portland Community College Sylvania Campus. The evening show has an optional dinner at 4:30 p.m.

Wine tasting

February 2, 2019 (7 to 10 p.m.)
14 miles SE
Taste wine from six local wineries with appetizers and a buffet at Uncorked, which includes a “wine walk” and a silent auction for charity at Lakeside Gardens.

Winter run

February 2, 2019
14 miles east
Worst Day of the Year Run is a 5K winter run/walk that begins at McMenamins Edgefield and has a costume contest, plus an indoor lunch at the finish line.

Daddy daughter dance

February 2, 2019 (6 to 8 p.m.)
17.5 miles SW
Semi-formal Princess Promenade includes dancing, music, snacks, face painting, and adult princesses at Sherwood Center for the Arts for girls from kindergarten to grade 8.

Wine & chocolate

February 2 - 17, 2019
3.9 miles SE
Taste 4 truffles + 1 carmel from Alma’s Chocolates & A Yen for Chocolate, paired with 5 wines at the Wine and Chocolate Pairing at Hip Chicks Do Wine. Arrive 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Save by paying online.

Chinese New Year

February 5 - 19, 2019
0.5 mile north
Celebrate Chinese New Year with lion dances, martial arts, cultural performances, and children’s activities at Lan Su Chinese Garden.

Free jazz concert

February 6, 2019 (7 to 8:30 p.m.)
15.3 miles SW
Hear the Marine Corps Jazz Orchestra perform at Mountainside High School in Beaverton. Free.

Fishing, hunting, camping show

February 6 - 10, 2019
7 miles north
Pacific Northwest Sportsmen’s Show features vendors, seminars, fishing boats, campers, a steelhead river, and a kids’ trout pond at Portland Expo Center.

Illuminated art

February 7 - 9, 2019 (6 to 11 p.m.)
1.2 miles SE
See dozens of illuminated artworks plus performance artists on the waterfront outside OMSI during Portland Winter Light Festival. Come wearing lights! Free.

Film & music festival

February 8 - 16, 2019
Downtown Portland locations
Reel Music Festival screens new films and timeless classics with a music theme at Portland Art Museum.

Chinese New Year parade

February 9, 2019
0.6 miles north
The Lunar New Year Dragon Dance and Parade begins at NW Davis and 3rd Avenue and ends at the Oregon Historical Society with dance performances. Free.

Comics market

February 9, 2019 (12 to 6 p.m.)
3.6 miles east
Browse comic books, toys, cards, buttons, and posters at Frankenstein’s Comic Book Swap at the Fraternal Order of Eagles. Held multiple times per year.

Valentine’s Day storytellers

February 9, 2019 (8 p.m.)
3.6 miles NE
Kiss & Tell begins with jazz at 7 p.m. and features stories of love and romance woven together in a funny, sexy, and intimate evening of story theater for age 21+ with drinks for sale at Portland Story Theater.

Muddy run

February 9, 2019
14 miles south
My Muddy Valentine 5K features fun obstacles, mud, music, food, beverages (beer, cider, Mimosas, and root beer) at Lee Farms in Tualatin. Shorter challenge for kids under age 16. Bring ID if you are age 21+.

Valentine’s Day dinner

February 14, 2019
Greater Portland area
OpenTable lists restaurants in the Portland area that offer special menus for Valentine’s Day.

Swing dance

February 14, 2019
2 miles NE
Beginners are welcome at Valentine’s Day Swing, which has lessons at 6 & 8:30 p.m. and plenty of dancing to both live music and DJ music at The Secret Society.

Valentine’s Day humor

February 15 - 16, 2019
4.7 miles NE
Adults tell stories about their lives and share embarrassing childhood artifacts (diaries, letters, lyrics, poems, and home movies) at Mortified Doomed Valentine’s Day at Alberta Rose Theatre for age 18+.

Truffle festival

February 15 - 17, 2019
Eugene & McMinnville
Hear speakers and enjoy fine dining at the Oregon Truffle Festival. Some events sell out.
  • Jan. 24 - 27 in Eugene
  • Feb. 15 - 17 in Newberg

Love songs

February 16, 2019 (7:30 to 9:30 p.m.)
6.4 miles NW
Hear four singers and a piano player “performing their favorite love songs from Broadway musicals in honor of Valentine’s Day” during Broadway's Best Love Songs Cabaret at Portland Musical Theater Company, with desserts and beverages for sale.

Tasting near Salem

February 16, 2019 (3 to 6 p.m.)
57 miles SW
Showcasing seven wineries of the Mid-Valley Wine Trail, Share the Love is a tasting of “delicious wines from all participating wineries paired with exclusively prepared hors d’oeuvres” at Eola Hills Wine Cellars. Your ticket includes “a wine sample and paired food bite” from each winery.

Family festival

February 16 - 17, 2019
7 miles north
KidFest has an entertainment stage, sports demos, inflatables, games, kids’ activities, a petting zoo, food exhibits, and vendors at Portland Expo Center.

Muddy trail run

February 16 - 17, 2019
37 miles west
Run around the lake on the Hagg Lake Mud Run, either 50K (31 miles) or 25K (15.5 miles), followed by a meal and awards.
  • Feb. 16 - 50K and 25K
  • Feb. 17 - 25K

Home and garden show

February 21 - 24, 2019
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. Children age 12 and younger are free. Repeats in Oct.

Seafood festival

February 21 - 24, 2019
137 miles SW
Newport Seafood & Wine Festival offers food, wine, and crafts for sale. Buy tickets online. Bring age 21 ID.

Tango festival

February 21 - 25, 2019
2 miles NE
Portland ValenTango has classes at all levels plus many opportunities to dance at the Double Tree by Hilton.

African film festival

February 21 - March 2, 2019
Portland locations
See movies from Africa during Cascade Festival of African Films at Hollywood Theatre and Portland Community College Cascade Campus. Free.

Portland jazz festival

February 21 - March 3, 2019
Portland locations
PDX Jazz Festival presents 85 performances by “internationally recognized jazz masters alongside local jazz musicians.”

J.C. Superstar

February 21 - March 3, 2019
0.2 miles SW
Jesus Christ Superstar is Andrew Lloyd Webber’s epic rock musical with unforgettable songs, high-energy dancing, and powerful storytelling at Brunish Theatre.

Ticket deal $24

Smart comedy

February 21 - March 3, 2019
0.5 miles west
Continuing where the original left off, A Doll’s House: Part 2 follows Nora after she leaves her husband and children to pursue the life of an author, winning rave reviews for its humor, at Artists Repertory Theatre.

Ticket deal $30

Comedy improv

February 22 - 23, 2019
1.2 miles NW
ComedySportz is “a fun, fast-paced comedy show that’s great for the whole family” and incorporates audience suggestions.

Ticket deal $11

Rock show

February 22 - 24, 2019
1.2 miles SE
See 30 exhibits of beautiful Northwest rocks, visit the kids’ corner, and watch club members cut, grind, and polish stones at Oregon Agate & Mineral Show in OMSI Auditorium. Free except parking.

Golf show

February 22 - 24, 2019
1.5 miles NE
Attend seminars, shop from vendors, and try the free driving range at the Portland Golf Show in the Oregon Convention Center.

Brewery day

February 23, 2019
Oregon locations
Breweries throughout Oregon offer tours, samples, and specials for Zwickelmania. No sandals. Free.
  • Feb. 16 - Portland area
  • Feb. 23 - Oregon (except Portland area)

Run for beer

February 23, 2019
multiple locations each month
The untimed 5K Fun Run is on sidewalks and park trails, followed by a free beer and live entertainment.

Beer & spirits festival

February 23, 2019 (noon)
2.5 miles north
Sample ideal pairings of beer from 20 local breweries and spirits from 20 Oregon distilleries with bands at Brewstillery Festival at StormBreaker Brewing.

Prohibition Party

February 23, 2019 (6 to 11:30 p.m.)
2.5 miles east
The Prohibition Party features vintage food, craft cocktails, and dancing to live “jazzy sounds of the 1930s” at Circa 33. “Period dress is strongly encouraged.”

Bingo Night

February 23, 2019 (6 p.m.)
7 miles SE
A $20 ticket to family-friendly Bingo Night includes dinner, 10 games of bingo, and a chance to meet the women football players of Portland Fighting Shockwave, with a cash bar available at The Warrior Room in Milwaukie.

Polar Plunge

February 23, 2019
12 miles NE
Watch pledgers run into the frigid waters of the Columbia River for charity at Polar Plunge on Broughton Beach, preceded by an optional 5K/10K and costume contest.

Movie songs

February 23 - 24, 2019
0.5 miles south
Choral Arts Ensemble sings music made famous in film during Music at the Movies II, with movie stills projected on screen at Lincoln Recital Hall.

Ticket deal $6 to $8

Aerial dance show

February 23 - 24, 2019
2.3 miles NE
The spring show by A-Wol Dance Collective “combines aerial arts and dance” at Alberta Rose Theatre, with drinks, snacks, and adult beverages for sale.

Winter bike ride

February 24, 2019 (party Feb. 23)
14 miles east
Worst Day of the Year Ride is a bicycle ride of 4 or 15 or 42 miles with warm treats, a costume contest, and an after party, beginning and ending at Lucky Labrador Brew Pub. Helmet required. Kids 12 and younger free.

Hawaiian music

February 27, 2019 (8 p.m.)
4.7 miles NE
Close your eyes and imagine being on a warm sunny beach when you hear Masters of Hawaiian Music, featuring three great acoustic musicians from Hawaii at Alberta Rose Theatre.

Ticket deal $18

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