Five Reasons to Visit the Vegan Beer & Food Festival

Deep-fried cheesesteaks, unlimited pours, and Thao & the Get Down Stay Down. Plus: we're giving away tickets!

08/04/2015 By Molly Woodstock


Which Northwest Summer Festival Is Too Naked For You?

Clothed or unclothed? Free or super spendy? We'll help you find the food, music, or cultural festival that fits your style and budget.



Time-Based Art Festival Field Guide: Closing Weekend

Need help navigating the citywide cavalcade of performance? Look no further than our guide for top shows and up-to-date reviews. Sept 11–21

09/19/2014 By Randy Gragg and Aaron Scott


Should I Stay or Should I Go? 5 Reasons to Make the Drive to Bumbershoot

Five acts you can only see at Seattle's three-day music, comedy, and theater festival (and three hotels to stay in while you're there). Aug 30–Sept 1

08/25/2014 By Schuyler Keenan


Top Things to Do This Weekend: July 31–Aug 3

Pabst sells tickets to Modest Mouse on the cheap, Pickathon rocks out, and the Great Horror Campout terrifies thrill-seekers for 12 straight hours.

07/31/2014 Edited by Aaron Scott By Portland Monthly Staff and Schuyler Keenan


Pabst Cracks Open a New Music Festival

The makers of Portland's favorite cheap beer bring in Modest Mouse, Violent Femmes, Tears For Fears, and more for a new September festival.

07/29/2014 By Schuyler Keenan


Guide to 2014 Summer Concerts and Festivals

From Pickathon to Edgefield to the Oregon Zoo, we've got this summer's outdoor music schedule laid out. Plus, win tickets to Lyle Lovett.

07/14/2014 By Danielle Klenak


What the Festival Makes Another Splash on the Summer Festival Scene

From top notch DJs to glamping, belly dancing to Bob Marley yoga, daytime pool ragers to a nighttime Illuminated Forest—Oregon’s WTF had it covered this year.

06/25/2014 By Brooke Bass


Slide Show: What the Festival 2014

From hookah lounges to upscale outdoor lounges, belly dancing to Bob Marley yoga, daytime pool ragers to a nighttime Illuminated Forest—Oregon’s WTF had it covered this year.



Sasquatch 2014: A Photo Journey

Words fail to describe the Sasquatch experience; luckily, we’ve got a slew of photos documenting the tunes and trends of this year’s three-day jamboree at the Gorge.

05/28/2014 By Molly Woodstock


What the Festival Announces 2014 Lineup

The electronic dance music fest features Glitch Mob, Washed Out, Emancipator Ensemble, Nightmares on Wax, and more this June.

04/08/2014 By Brooke Bass


Filmed by Bike Festival Giveaway

The bike-themed independent film fest will take over the Clinton Street Theater April 19–22. And we've got a pair of free passes!

03/31/2014 By Rachel Ritchie


How the XOXO Festival Charms Cutting-Edge Thinkers

Portland's homegrown ideas fest creates an arts and technology think-tank for the hacker generation.

09/03/2013 By Marty Patail


25th Annual National Lentil Festival

Even if you've missed the Lind Combine Derby and the Dufur Threshing Bee, there's still time to make it to the National Lentil Festival in Pullman!

08/10/2013 By Kate Bryant


Do This Now: August

Our picks for your calendar this month, from The Bite of Oregon to the Hawthorne Street Fair.

08/01/2013 By Sam Coggeshall


Portland's International Mural Festival

Forest for the Trees will turn global street artists loose on the city's blank spaces.

08/01/2013 By Sam Coggeshall


Pickathon Guide: 8 Bands to See

Sure, there's Feist and Andrew Bird, but we pick out 8 others you should make sure to catch this weekend as you revel at Pendarvis Farm.

07/31/2013 By Georgia Perry


Top Things To Do This Weekend: July 25-28

Whether it's floating down the Willamette in a tube, kicking back for rooftop cinema, or sampling new brews, this weekend offers a plethora of ways to chill out.

07/23/2013 By Portland Monthly Staff and Claire Gordon


Top Things To Do This Weekend: July 18–21

Just about every music festival and artist you want to see is performing this weekend. Take a look at our picks to figure out your sonic and outdoors schedule.

07/18/2013 By Portland Monthly Staff and Claire Gordon


Do This Now: July

Our picks for your calendar this month

07/01/2013 By Branden Andersen