Travel

What to Do in Oregon in January

First Day Hikes at Oregon State Parks, O-Shogatsu at the Portland Japanese Garden, First Taste Oregon in Salem, and more

12/31/2021 By Gabriel Granillo

Holidays

Where to Get a Christmas Tree near Portland

Here are 11 of our favorite farms and stands to get a Christmas tree, whether you want to pick it off a lot or chop it down yourself.

12/08/2021 By Cami Hughes

Interview

Drag Race Star Ginger Minj Brings Her New Holiday Show to Portland

‘Ginger Minj's Winter Wonderland’ comes to the Aladdin on December 9.

12/07/2021 By Conner Reed

Holidays

9 Sparkly, Must-See Holiday Lights Displays in Oregon

Twinkly shows at the Oregon Zoo, Peacock Lane, the Oregon Garden, and more

12/03/2021 By Cami Hughes

Outdoors

What to Do in Oregon in December

Hop aboard the Holiday Express, hunt for ornaments in the Willamette and Umpqua National Forests, and more

11/30/2021 By Portland Monthly Staff

Nifty Gifties

10 Can’t-Miss Holiday Markets and Pop-Ups in Portland

Some of Portland's best online shops are coming to the real world this season.

11/24/2021 By Cami Hughes

Sponsored Content

Deck the (Concert) Hall with Boughs of Holly

Ranging across the globe and incorporating dance and film, the Oregon Symphony's 2021 holiday concerts offer musical merriment for all.

11/09/2021 By Ben McBee

Sponsored Content

What Are You Doing December 17 at 7 pm?

Friends of the Children–Portland presents We Are Friends Music Festival.

12/09/2020

holiday shopping

Your Definitive Guide to Shopping Local This Holiday Season

Online and COVID-safe, in-person maker markets are still happening this year. We have all the info to make your pandemic shopping easy and help give struggli...

11/26/2020 By Eden Dawn

Holidays

Where the Holiday Lights Are Shining in Portland, and Where They’re Not

Some marquee events are canceled, but plenty of Christmas lights are aglow this year.

11/24/2020 By Margaret Seiler

Ice Skating

Hillsboro’s Pop-Up Outdoor Ice Rink Is Open Through January 5

Pro: on the Blue Line. Con: all the blue seals.

12/22/2019 By Margaret Seiler

Holiday Events

Top Pop Up Shops For That Gift List

Shop locally, ethically, or deliciously at these Portland-centric holiday markets.

12/06/2019 By Mark Fogerson

Q&A

John Waters Talks Christmas Traditions and Yuletide Manslaughter

Catching up with the Pope of Trash before A John Waters Christmas: Filthier and Merrier comes to the Aladdin on Friday, December 6

12/02/2019 By Conner Reed

Holiday Shopping

Little Boxes—the Pro-Local, Anti-Big Retailer Shopping Event—Returns for its Eighth Year

More than 150 small business owners take part in this three-day shopping event, which has a few changes in store for 2019.

11/27/2019 By Alli Weseman

Holiday Events

No, It's Not Too Late to Shop. Here Are the Last Holiday Markets of the Season!

Procrastinators, we've got you covered. Here are three holiday markets for that last-minute shopping.

12/18/2018 By Eden Dawn

Music

Get Festive at Frankie Simone's Stylish Holigay Spectacular

The Portland pop diva puts on a night of costumes, sparkles, and songs, joined on the all-female lineup by Blossom and Siren and the Sea.

12/11/2018 By Eden Dawn

Lingerie

This New Portland Lookbook Is Made of Caviar Wishes and Neon Dreams

Local lingerie company Jane's Vanity releases stunning new photos in advance of its holiday party.

12/11/2018 By Eden Dawn

Holiday Events

Shop, Drop, and Roll into These Holiday Pop-Ups

The time for gift buying is here, but don't fret. This weekend has some of the biggest holiday markets of the season.

12/11/2018 By Eden Dawn

Holidays

It's December! Here Are 10 Local Shopping Events to Help You Spend That Money!

Hanukkah is here and Christmas draws near. Do you have all the prezzies you need?

12/04/2018 By Eden Dawn