Portland has a lot of great events happening this November and whether you're getting ready for the holiday season or still hanging onto a bit of summer, here are some amazing events that will satisfy both urges.
Enjoy some of the best holiday food and gifts around at the Oregon convention Center in downtown Portland. With over 300 exhibitors, music, photography, Christmas decorations and more, this will certainly put you in the holiday mood. Adults are $10, senior citizens $9 and kids 12 and under are free. Tickets are good for all three days.
With more then 400 entries from filmmakers from Alaska, Idaho, British Columbia and Oregon, there's something for everyone at this unique event.
Veterans Day Parade November 11
Bring the kids and head out To NE. Sandy Blvd. in downtown Portland for this one-of-a-kind event.
Located at the Portland Expo Center, this 34th annual event invites snow enthusiasts and recreational activists to enjoy some of the best ski and snowboard events of the year.
Come and sample some of the best brews in German bytes around at Bailey's Taproom.
If you are a foodie you won't want to miss this unique event on November 15 from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM at the Doubletree Lloyd Center with over 600 wines and a wide variety of gourmet flavors.
This downtown Wine Walk will feature three different locations at the seaside Downtown Development Association.
This citywide event happens at 1969 N. E. 42nd Ave. and is appropriate for all ages starting at 1:00 PM. It's a $10 charge with lots of prizes.
This unique event is located at Montgomery Park, 2701 NW.Vaughn and is just $6 for adults and kids 16 and under are free. Celebrate nature in arts and books from the Audubon Society of Portland.
This event is held at the conduit, 918 Southwest Yamhill Rd. on the fourth floor. There's a sliding scale price between $15 and $20 on Thanksgiving day from 10:00 AM until noon.
At the Portland International Raceway, enjoy one of the largest holiday light shows west of the Mississippi. This spectacular drive-through light show features over 250 light sets that you can enjoy from the comfort of your own vehicle.
Tree Lighting Ceremony November 28 Pioneer Courthouse Square
This is located at the Portland Expo Center in general omission is just $7 with discounts for seniors and children.
All Aboard one of the most beloved events throughout Portland. The Holiday Express travels along the Willamette River on the Oregon Pacific Railroad.
Some of the best lights of the season can be seen at the Grotto at NE 85th and Sandy Blvd in Portland. General admission is just $10 with discounts for seniors and kids. Don't miss an opportunity to check out this spectacle before the end of the year.
Similar to the Grotto, but at the Zoo!!
Located at the Oregon Convention Center at 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd - Garner your ugliest Christmas Sweater and head out for this 3.1 mile fun run starting at 9:00am.