There is always something fun and unique happening in PDX. We want to make sure you are in the know. Here is the list for the week of 02/19/2018 through 02/25/2018.
PDX Jazz Festival Feb. 21st – Feb. 25th
The PDX Jazz Festival is every February to recognize Black story Month, and to remind Portlanders what a rich and robust Jazz experience is out there. With upwards of 100 events over 11 days, they pay homage to living jazz legends and those who came before.
Portland International Film Festival Feb. 21st – March 1st
See 160 international shorts and feature films, meet visiting artists and attend the opening night party at the NW Film Center. Since 1977, the Portland International Film Festival has been the Northwest Film Center’s annual showcase of new world cinema.
The Portland Spring Home& Garden Show Feb. 22-25th
The Portland Expo Center is filled with home-improvement vendors, dining room exhibits, garden displays, and thousands of plants from 300 local companies. Show-goers can talk with experts about how to make their ideas and dreams come to life. This event is a one-stop shop for all things home and garden.
Seaside Jazz Festival Feb. 22nd-25th
This jazz festival has ragtime, Dixieland, swing and traditional jazz at multiple venues. There are 5 locations all downtown. There is also going to be an art show in the Convention Center lobby.
Newport Seafood & Wine Festival Feb. 22-25th
Check out food, wine and crafts for sale. Showcasing over 150 premier Northwest wines, culinary professionals and regional artisans, this festival draws nearly 25,000 visitors each year.
10th Annual Zwickelmania Feb. 24th 11 AM to 4 PM
This free statewide craft beer open house allows you to tour Oregon breweries, meet the brewers and sample beers. This event will be at breweries in Central Oregon, Eastern Oregon, Mt. Hood/Columbia River Gorge, Oregon Coast, Southern Oregon, and Willamette Valley. For locations, click the link below.
Brewery Running Series Feb. 24th
This 5K fun run follows sidewalks and park trails, followed by a free beer and live entertainment. This one is at Hopworks Urban Brewery in Vancouver.
Brewstillery Festival Feb. 24th 12-8PM
Sample ideal pairings of beer from 20 local breweries and spirits from 20 Oregon distilleries at StormBreaker Brewing. There will also be live music. General Admission includes a branded beer glass and 10 taster tickets. VIP gets you a branded whiskey glass, beer glass, 15 taster tickets and 1 hour early entry.
Polar Plunge Feb. 24th
Watch participants run into the frigid waters of the Columbia River for charity on Broughton Beach, preceded by a costume contest. Or you can plundge yourself all for a good cause. All of the money raised benefits the Special Olympics of Oregon.