Viral Moments

The Spirit Halloween Memes Have Taken Over Our Timelines. Here’s Our Contribution.

Want to know what the perfect Portland costume entails? Scroll on through for our most accurate depiction.

10/27/2022 By Dalila Brent

Halloween

Ghoulish Grub: Scary Portland Dishes to Try Before Halloween

From blood sausage pasta to toffee mealworm ice cream, we’ve rounded up a few frightening but tasty picks.

10/20/2022 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Halloween

7 Portland Neighborhoods That Go Bump in the Night

Whether you're chauffeuring a group a trick-or-treaters or just in the mood for over-the-top decor, these homes prove there's no shortage of creativity in the Rose City.

10/19/2022 By Sam Stites

Halloween

Portland’s Best Halloween Entertainment for the Scare-Averse

Not into buckets of blood or strangers chasing you down darkened hallways? Still want to get in on the season's festivities? Look no further.

10/18/2022 By Conner Reed

Halloween

7 Pop Culture–Inspired Halloween Costumes You Can Shop for Locally

If you’re panicking as Halloween approaches and you haven’t been stockpiling costume ideas all year, we’ve got you covered.

10/14/2022 By Matthew Trueherz

Film

Where to Watch Horror Movies on the Big Screen in Portland This Halloween

The city's stalwart repertory theaters are ready to bring a chill to your October.

10/12/2022 By Conner Reed

Feature

Remembering Vampira and Tarantula Ghoul, Oregon’s Scream Queens

Inside the legacies of two Oregon-grown horror hosts.

10/03/2022 By Conner Reed Illustrations by Patrick Leger

Spooky Season

What to Do for Halloween in Portland

An entire month of horror at Clinton Street, giant pumpkin races, Halloween half-marathons, and more this October in Portland, Oregon

09/28/2022 By Isabel Lemus Kristensen

Halloween

Visit These Portland Haunted Houses For Halloween Pre-Gaming

Haunted manors, zombie graveyards, and spooky drive-throughs to get you in the most frightful of moods.

09/26/2022 By Isabel Lemus Kristensen and Cami Hughes

Film

13 Oregon-Made Halloween Flicks to Add to Your Queues This October

From a Disney Channel original to an ’80s Daryl Hannah slasher, these homegrown horror films will spruce up your October programming.

09/26/2022 By Conner Reed

Public Transit

4 Ideas for Car-Free Fall Outings

Leave the car at home for World Car Free Day—and to avoid traffic confusion during this weekend’s I-84 closure in Northeast Portland.

09/21/2022 By Margaret Seiler

Pomo Picks

Top Things to Do in Portland This Week: Oct 29–Nov 3

Musings on the future of Chinatown, Scooby Doo improv, ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’ onstage, the return of the Opera, and more

10/29/2021 By Conner Reed

Halloween

Portland-Inspired Pop Culture Halloween Costumes for 2021

For the procrastinators among us, here's everything you'll need for last-minute costumes that will get you nods of recognition in the Rose City.

10/26/2021 By Cami Hughes

Food Events

Chef Carlo Lamagna Comes to República for a One-Day Collab

Plus, our picks for Halloween food and drink events

10/25/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

News You Can Use

5 Oregon Stories To Watch This Week, October 25-31

Vaping bans, the straight scoop on tourism, and Halloween's back, baby.

10/25/2021 By Julia Silverman

Pomo Picks

Top Things to Do in Portland This Week: Oct 22–28

ART returns, the Clinton screens a Bowie vampire classic, the Symphony gets scary, and more

10/22/2021 By Conner Reed

Pomo Picks

Top Things to Do in Portland This Week: Oct 14–20

A LAIKA exhibit hits OMSI, PCS opens its new season, the Portland Black Music Expo returns, and more

10/14/2021 By Conner Reed

Get Lost

Lose Yourself in These Portland-Area Corn Mazes

Work your way through the dead ends and wrong turns, then reward yourself with apple cider donuts and caramel apples.

10/13/2021 By Cami Hughes

Eat This Now

I Ate Pumpkin Spice Wings And Lived To Tell The Tale

Erica Montgomery is serving pumpkin-spiced wings this weekend only.

10/08/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Shopping

5 Portland Thrift Stores For Halloween Costume Finds

Save the earth and save your money by shopping secondhand this spooky season.

10/08/2021 By Cami Hughes