Breaking News

The Iconic Feast Portland Food Festival Will Not Return

Cofounder Mike Thelin talks about why Feast mattered, why he pulled the plug, and what Portland needs now.

12/22/2022 By Karen Brooks

Dance

This Contemporary Dance Festival Is Ready to Broaden Portland’s Horizons

Now in its fifth year, Union PDX concentrates global talent in Southeast Portland.

11/07/2022 By Fiona McCann

Outdoors

Park for Free or Help Pull Weeds on National Public Lands Day, September 24

Attend a volunteer event in Portland and beyond, or visit federal recreation sites such as Crater Lake National Park without paying a fee.

09/16/2022 By Isabel Lemus Kristensen

Fall Arts

Fall’s Can’t-Miss Concerts, Plays, Author Events, Dance Performances & More

The TBA Fest, eagerly awaited book launches, a head-spinning hip-hop triple-bill ... we’re looking at a jam-packed arts season in Portland.

09/01/2022 By Conner Reed and Fiona McCann Illustrations by Kate Dehler

Bicycling

Are You Ready for World Naked Bike Ride on Saturday, July 30?

The DIY, volunteer-run, bare-as-you-dare, pro-community, anti-oil-dependency ride is a Portland classic.

07/29/2022 By Margaret Seiler

Events

20 Totally FREE Things to Do in Portland This Summer

Music, movies, plays, and more: you can catch ’em all for an unbeatable price at these in-city events.

07/12/2022 By Matthew Trueherz, Michelle Harris, and Conner Reed

Best of PDX

50 Things to Do in Portland

From markets to movie houses to museums, here's your expert list of the absolute best things to do in this city.

07/06/2022 By Shannon Daehnke, Michelle Harris, Fiona McCann, Conner Reed, Margaret Seiler, Julia Silverman, and Matthew Trueherz

Pride

What Does the Future Look Like for Darcelle’s?

Checking in on what lies ahead for the standby Old Town drag club.

06/08/2022 By Conner Reed

Pride

All-Ages Pride Events for Families and the Under-21 Crowd

Gay Skate at Oaks Park, the big party at Waterfront Park, plus more Pride 2022 events in Portland and beyond

06/08/2022 By Conner Reed Illustrations by Dorothy Siemens

Fun!

Portland Night Market Returns With Food, Performances, Stalls, and Crucially Libations Galore

The event in the Central Eastside Industrial District has free admission, and boasts in the region of 150 vendors.

04/22/2022 By Shannon Daehnke

Pets

At a Loss This Weekend? May We Suggest a Catio Tour?

The 9th annual Catio Tour, hosted by the Feral Cat Coalition of Oregon and the Portland Audubon, seeks to inspire cat owners to build their own catio.

09/10/2021 By Portland Monthly Staff

Pomo Picks

Top Things to Do in Portland This Week: Sept 9–15

The Dandy Warhols hit Zidell Yards, comic con comes to town, Kickstand wraps up its Laurelhurst Park series, and lots more.

09/09/2021 By Conner Reed

Events

3 Must-Dos at Rose City Comic Con 2021

The pop culture festival returns to the Convention Center this year with a typically starry lineup. Here's what we're most excited about.

09/09/2021 By Conner Reed

Events

Portland’s Downtown Welcomes People Back with a Weekend of Events

From drag queens to movies to music to art installations to a Pink Martini singalong, it’s all finally happening

07/22/2021 By Cami Hughes

Pomo Picks

Top Things to Do in Portland This Week: June 2–6

A curated, incomplete guide to the coolest stuff on offer in the Rose City.

06/02/2021 By Nick Campigli and Conner Reed

Events

How to Celebrate Pride 2021 in Portland

Last year, Pride went fully virtual and scaled way back. This year, it’s dipping its toes back in the water.

05/26/2021 By Conner Reed

What To Do

In a Gloomy Pandemic Season, the Portland Winter Light Festival Returns Just in Time

The annual event is more dispersed, masked, and distanced, but still aglow.

02/01/2021 By Julia Silverman

Sponsored Content

Portland Audubon’s Wild Arts Festival Goes Virtual Nov. 14–22

40th anniversary event celebrates nature in the work of regionally and nationally known artists and writers.

10/23/2020

Dance

Listening to Silence Asks Us to Lend An Ear

The new piece from Portland's Creative Laureate has been brewing since she was an undergraduate.

01/29/2020 By Conner Reed

Sponsored Content

Spectacular Gardens, Designer Center, Remodeling Pros…and More

Find your inspiration at the Portland Spring Home & Garden Show

01/27/2020