Things To Do
Things To Do in Portland Oregon
Portland, Oregon has graced many top 10 lists over the past few years, in categories ranging from architecture, to green living, to places to buy a home. One thing that has consistently secured our great city a spot on those lists is our abundance of urban activities. No matter what part of town we happen to be in at the moment, we Portlanders have no trouble seeking out, or stumbling upon an interesting activity within the city.
Portland International Beer Festival
A definite must for the beer lover’s itinerary, the Portland International Beer Festival is among the most anticipated annual events within the city. Held in the North Park blocks, the Portland International Beer Festival features over 130 rare and exotic beers from all over the world during the warm summer month of July.
The Waterfront Blues Festival
Every year in early July, the streets of downtown Portland are lost to rapture as the Waterfront Blues Festival consumes Waterfront Park. Thousands of visitors enjoy great food, a great atmosphere, and performances by some of the biggest names in blues such as Jimmie Rogers, Keb’ Mo’, Kevin Gordon, Luther Johnson, Johnny Winter, and many more.
The Bite of Oregon
In recent years the city of Portland has become synonymous with great food, and there is no better way to take advantage of all the delectable and sometimes, contemptible culinary goodness that our city has to offer, than to attend the Bite of Oregon culinary festival. Each year waterfront village is transformed into a veritable epicurean spectacle, showcasing fine foods, wines, and craft beers from every corner of Oregon.
The Portland Art Museum
Constructed in 1933, the Portland Art Museum is the oldest art museum on the west coast, and the 7th oldest in the United States. This spectacular collection displays more than 42,000 works of art, listing works by Vincent van Gogh and M.C. Escher as some of their more notable acquisitions.
Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
The centerpiece of Portland’s cultural district, the Arlene Schnitzer concert hall hosts over 900 events each year, and features local productions as well as touring artists and Broadway shows. The Arlene Schnitzer concert hall has played host to some of the biggest names in entertainment, from Jerry Seinfeld to Andrea Bocelli, if they’re coming to Portland the Arlene Schnitzer concert hall is where you’ll find them.
Winery & Scenic Tour Package
Your personal wine guide from Martin’s Gorge Tours will take you on an unforgettable tour of the best wineries and scenery in the Columbia Gorge. Package includes: overnight accommodations in a deluxe guest room, transportation to three of the vineyards of your choice, free wine tasting at select wineries, light snacks & bottled water. Pickup and drop off at the Hotel front door! *Advanced reservations for wine tour with Martin’s Gorge Tours: 877-290-8687.