Valentine's Day

Build-a-Bear’s Adult V-Day Collection, Ranked by How Much I Want to Date Each Character

We've crunched the numbers on the prospects of Pawlette, Lovable Lion, and more critters from the company's new adult-oriented After Dark collection.

02/10/2022 By Conner Reed

Events

What to Do in Oregon in February

Snowshoeing on Mount Hood, bald eagle bird-watching in Southern Oregon, Chinese New Year in downtown Portland, and more

02/01/2022 By Shannon Daehnke, Karly Quadros, and Margaret Seiler

Dining Picks

Where to Get Lunar New Year Dishes & Treats in Portland

From bánh tét to nian gao, mark the holiday with dumplings, noodles, and more from Vietnam, Korea, China, and beyond.

01/26/2022 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Film

A New Documentary Traces MLK's Legacy in Portland

Portland film ‘Keep Alive the Dream’ celebrates and traces the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s civil rights activism.

01/14/2022 By Karly Quadros

News

At PDX, Omicron and Snow Delays Are Snarling Holiday Travel

Amid winter weather and COVID-related staff shortages, at least one major airline is asking that you postpone nonessential flights.

12/30/2021 By Karly Quadros

Holidays

Where to Ring in the New Year in Portland

Greet 2022 in style, with the Dandy Warhols, a night of dancing, or a Haitian cooking class

12/27/2021 By Cami Hughes and Karly Quadros

Holiday Guide

Celebrate New Year’s Eve with Dine-In and Takeout Options

From Thai at Langbaan to Italian at Nostrana to cozy pizza or pho at home, we've got you covered.

12/20/2021 By Cami Hughes

Holidays

Oh Tannenbaum? Are You Out There, Somewhere?

Christmas tree shortages have affected Portland residents, who are paying more than ever for trees.

12/13/2021 By Karly Quadros

Holiday Guide

Where to Dine In and Get Takeout on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

Don’t want to cook for the holidays? Help is here, from Chin's dumplings to Bullard's ribs.

12/10/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Holiday Guide

Portland Chefs Pick 8 Cookbooks You Should Gift This Holiday

Take it from the pros—these books will get the creative juices flowing in the kitchen.

12/09/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

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

Events

The Best Holiday Shows in Portland This Season

Symphony celebrations, ‘The Nutcracker’ at Oregon Ballet Theatre, a pair of yuletide drag shows, a Kwanzaa market, and more

12/03/2021 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

Shopping

Portland Monthly's 2021 Holiday Gift Guide

When you shop local you’re giving the gift of Portland and giving a gift to Portland at the same time.

11/23/2021 By Gabriel Granillo Photography by Michael Novak

Gift Guide

Holiday Gifts for the Portland Food Lovers on Your List

We’ve got recommendations, from spicy sambals to beautiful books.

11/19/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Holidays

Where to Get Thanksgiving Dine-In and Takeout in Portland

Want to skip making the turkey and pie crust this year? Read on for options.

11/03/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Holiday

How to Celebrate Indigenous Peoples' Day in PDX

Hit the Portland Art Museum, support great organizations working on Native rights, and buy from Indigenous makers.

10/08/2021 By Cami Hughes