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Technology convention

April 2 - 3, 2020
RESCHEDULED
0.6 miles south
TechfestNW is a technology conference with speakers, parties, networking opportunities, demonstrations, and competitions at Portland State University. PitchFestNW is a sub-event for startup companies. Moved from April to August 6 & 7.

Auto parts swap meet

April 2 - 5, 2020
CANCELED
7 miles north
Choose from two auto-parts swap meets.
  • April 2 to 4 - Portland Intl. Raceway Automotive Swap Meet has 2,000 vendors selling automotive gear on the road course at Portland International Raceway. Parking is $10 or take Max Yellow Line.
  • April 3 to 5 - Portland Swap Meet is “the largest auto parts swap meet on the West Coast” with 3,500 vendors inside and outside Portland Expo Center.

Free museum day

April 4, 2020
CANCELED
Statewide
Get a free ticket that allows two people to visit one of the many museums participating in Museum Day Live.

Eggs from the sky

April 4, 2020
CANCELED
6.5 miles SE
Register online for Code Orange Helicopter Easter Egg Drop, which has egg hunts ranging from age 1 to 11, rain or shine, at Brentwood City Park.

Women’s show in Vancouver

April 4 - 5, 2020
CANCELED
18.2 miles north
Visit 140 exhibitors of fashion, health, and beauty products at the Vancouver Women’s Show, with runway shows and an afternoon cocktail hour at Clark County Event Center in Ridgefield, WA.

Pig feast

April 5, 2020
CANCELED
0.6 miles SE
Cochon is a stand-up tasting featuring dozens of chef-made dishes plus wine, cocktails, and beer at Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront for age 21+.

Science festival

April 5, 2020
CANCELED
0.6 miles NE
Support scientific research, science education, and public policy based on science at the Portland ScienceFest, which includes speakers, workshops, and kid’s activities at White Stag Block.

Bridge to Brews

April 5, 2020
CANCELED
2 miles north
Run or walk the Bridge to Brews 8K/10K over the Fremont Bridge and to a post-race party at Waterfront Park with beer tasting and live music.

Portland Lindy Exchange

April 10 - 12, 2020
CANCELED
Portland locations
Lindy hop fans dance to jazz and swing bands at venues all over the city during Portland Lindy Exchange.

Kinky festival

April 10 - 12, 2020
CANCELED
7.1 miles north
Kinkfest embraces sexual diversity by offering “educational classes, evening play parties, and a large vendor mall filled with products and services from local and national leather, fetish, and kink businesses” at Portland Expo Center for age 18+.

Tour historic homes

April 11, 2020
CANCELED
Portland locations
Get renovation ideas by visiting restored, historic homes on the self-guided Old House Revival Tour. Read the rules about children.

Easter in the Pearl District

April 11, 2020
CANCELED
0.7 miles north
Families follow a map to collect free treats in shops, do art projects, win prizes, and hear music in Jamison Square at Hippity Hop Bunny Hop Through the Pearl.

Cider tasting

April 11, 2020
RESCHEDULED
1.4 miles NE
Meet 30 northwest cider makers and taste their products, buy food, and hear live music at Cider Rite of Spring at Leftbank Annex for age 21+. Moved from April 11 to November 7.

Rabbit romp at the zoo

April 11, 2020
CANCELED
3 miles west
Rabbit Romp features candy-egg hunts by age group (to age 10) every 15 minutes, bunnies to pet, bunny crafts, and games at the Oregon Zoo.

Doggie craft fair

April 11, 2020
CANCELED
6 miles south
Puplandia’s Shopping Extavaganza has 50 vendors selling art, soaps, toys, dog treats, baked goods, and doggie wear, plus a silent auction and a puppy kissing booth at Oaks Park Dance Pavilion. Free.

Hawaiian luau

April 11, 2020
CANCELED
25.8 miles west
Lū’au of Nā Haumāna O Hawai’i includes a meal (kālua pig, teriyaki chicken, rice, poi, coconut cake) followed by a dance show at Pacific University in Forest Grove.

Hardy plant sale

April 11 - 12, 2020
CANCELED
7 miles north
Shop for new and time-tested plants as well as garden art at Hortlandia, a plant and art sale run by Hardy Plant Society of Oregon (HPSO) at Portland Expo Center. Free.

Easter restaurants

April 12, 2020
UNCERTAINh
Portland locations
OpenTable lists restaurants offering special menus for Easter. Select a morning hour to see brunch availability, or select an evening hour for dinner. Also see The 38 Essential Portland Restaurants.

Easter brunch cruise

April 12, 2020
CANCELED
0.5 miles east
Portland Spirit offers brunch river cruises boarding from Salmon Street Springs Fountain.

Quilt & craft show

April 16 - 18, 2020
RESCHEDULED
7 miles north
Quilt, Craft & Sewing Festival offers workshops, seminars, and vendors of fabrics and supplies at Portland Expo Center. Moved from April to August 6 - 8.

Ashland film festival

April 16 - 20, 2020
RESCHEDULED
285 miles south
Ashland Independent Film Festival features world-class films, locally made films, after-parties, awards, and filmmaker panels in downtown Ashland. This event will be held virtually on the Internet May 22 to June 14.

Vancouver Brewfest

April 17 - 18, 2020
CANCELED
9 miles north
Vancouver Brewfest – Spring Edition features locally brewed beer, mead, and cider at Esther Short Park for age 21+. Repeats in August.

French dinner

April 18, 2020
RESCHEDULED
0.7 miles west
The Soirée Gala by Alliance Française includes wine and hors d’oeuvres, a seated dinner, a charity auction, and a DJ dance at Multnomah Athletic Club. Moved from April 18 to October 10.

Wine tasting

April 18, 2020
CANCELED
12.8 miles south
Taste Oregon wines paired with food and live jazz at Vine2Wine at Tualatin Public Library.

Asian flower festival

April 18, 2020
CANCELED
25.6 miles SW
The Camellia Festival begins with a 5K/10K run/walk and includes performances, a flower show, children’s activities, and vendors of Asian food and crafts to celebrate Newberg’s official flower of Asian origin at Chehalem Cultural Center. Free.

Hard cider festival

April 18, 2020
RESCHEDULED
70.1 miles east
Try samples from 20 cideries at Hood River Hard-Pressed Cider Fest, which includes art & food vendors, a kids’ area, and local music in Hood River. No pets. Moved from April 18 to May 30.

Gluten-free expo

April 18 - 19, 2020
RESCHEDULED
1.5 miles NE
Sample and buy products from vendors at Nourished Festival in Oregon Convention Center. Moved from April 18 - 19 to Nov. 7 - 8.

Tiny house festival

April 18 - 19, 2020
RESCHEDULED
7.1 miles north
See “tiny homes, container homes, modular homes and portable structures” plus seminars and vendor exhibits at the Great American Tiny House Show at Portland Expo Center. Moved from April to September 12 & 13.

Design week

April 18 - 25, 2020
RESCHEDULED
citywide
Design Week Portland has an opening party followed by hundreds of independent events, workshops, and open houses for design enthusiasts. Schedule.Moved from April to August 1 - 8.

Beer from small breweries

April 24 - 26, 2020
CANCELED
6.3 miles SW
Taste beer from 25 small breweries with food for sale during Nano Beer Fest at John’s Marketplace for age 21+ (except Sunday is family day).

Run for beer

April 25, 2020
CANCELED
location varies each month
The untimed 5K Fun Run is on sidewalks and park trails, followed by a free beer and live entertainment. (This event repeats in all months except December.)

82nd Avenue of Roses Parade

April 25, 2020
CANCELED
7 miles SE
The 82nd Avenue of Roses Parade is followed by an Asian New Year celebration at Glenhaven Park. Free.

Tulip run

April 25, 2020
CANCELED
35 miles south
You may see some early tulips blooming as you run through the fields on the Tulip Trail Run (5K, 10K, and half marathon) at the Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm in Woodburn.

Orchid show

April 25 - 26, 2020
CANCELED
2.3 miles NE
See thousands of blooming orchids on display and for sale at the Oregon Orchid Show & Sale, billed as the largest orchid show in the Pacific Northwest, at Aquinas Hall.

Food truck festival

April 25 - 26, 2020
CANCELED
38.2 miles SW
Mac Food Truck Fest features “two stages with bands, a baby animal area for kids, and 35 food trucks from across Oregon” on Alpine Avenue in McMinnville. Children younger than age 12 are admitted free.

Agricultural festival

April 25 - 26, 2020
CANCELED
46 miles south
Experience life on the farm. Plant a seedling, ride a pony, watch chicks hatch, pet a rabbit, or even dig for potatoes at Oregon Ag Fest at the Oregon State Fairgrounds in Salem. Free parking and free to age 12.

Used book sale

April 25 - 27, 2020
CANCELED
2.7 miles NE
Browse thousands of books and movies at Spring Used Book Sale at the DoubleTree near Lloyd Center. Repeats in October. Free.

Wine tasting

April 26, 2020
RESCHEDULED
0.5 mile SE
A ticket to Pour Oregon allows you to taste wine from 50 small, artisanal winemakers at World Trade Center for age 21+. Food and bottles will be available for sale. Moved from April 26 to June 28.

Queer documentaries

April 30 - May 3, 2020
CANCELED
3.5 miles east
QDoc is billed as the only U.S. festival devoted exclusively to Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender (LGBT) documentaries, at Hollywood Theatre.

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