The most wonderful time of the year is here and there’s so. Much. To. Do.
Every year, more than 200 stores band together for a post-Thanksgiving shopping extravaganza.
New Year's Eve
We know: 2016 sucked. So to send it out with some attitude, we’ve got nine of the city’s best events for your countdown pleasure.
Portland is in full-blown Christmas mode, from holiday light shows to sing-alongs to gingerbread acrobats. Embrace it—as they say, it only comes once a year.
Rebecca Jacobson, Ko Ricker, and Webb Wright
From free chocolate buffets to caviar and truffle blowouts, here are 10 spots to eat, drink, and ring in the new year.
Eat Beat Team
Be ye Santa or Scrooge, there’s something for you this holiday season.
Webb Wright, Rebecca Jacobson, and Fiona McCann
It's a Wonderful Buffet
Broder Söder hosts a lavish Swedish "julbord" holiday buffet at Nordia House and makes all your gluttonous winter wishes come true.
Hundreds of tubas, pirouetting sugarplum fairies, competitive carolers, aliens and vampires, and tiny Texas towns. Prepare to get weird this weekend.
Rebecca Jacobson and Ko Ricker
From crafts fairs to wine tastings to warehouse sales, we got you.
The full blast December calendar kicks in this week with samples sales, open houses, and shopping-centric activities.
Unwind with free massages and yoga classes, a community-building potluck, a healing-focused crafts fair, or a Grinch-themed bike ride.
Shake off holiday stress, stock your herbal pharmacy, join an epic plant-based potluck, and sign up for a turkey (or Tofurky) trot.
Don’t let Mother’s Day (May 8) sneak up on you. We’ve got fail-proof options for everyone, from conservative eaters to Champagne and caviar lovers.
Just stay away from the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.
A handful of the city’s best bars and restaurants give you a reason to venture out on New Year's Eve.
A menu of options for engaging in seasonal cheer—or, if you must, wallow in Christmas blues
Two more weekends of artisanal Portland revelry and retail await.
The city’s best bars join forces to spotlight Scandinavia’s very merry go-to spirit.
Think of this Tuesday as the Black Friday of charity.
Silverton’s Oregon Garden Resort is a low-key holiday haven—massive twinkling light displays, ice skating, and Frank Lloyd Wright, included.