PORTLAND METRO WEEKEND PLANNER
JUNE 14-16, 2019
SAT-SUN – The Portland Pride Festival is held at Waterfront Park this weekend. Celebrate the LGBTQ community and watch the fantastic parade!
BEER & CHEESE FESTIVAL
FRI-SUN – The 8th annual Beer and Cheese Festival produced by PDX beer week hosts a one of a kind event at Cumulation Brewing with paired cheeses.
THEATRICAL ELVIS COMEDY
THROUGH JUNE 22 – After an Elvis impersonator loses his job, he becomes a drag queen in this musical comedy The Legend of Georgia McBride.
DELTA PARK POWWOW
FRI-SUN – Head to the Powwow at the park for dancing, drumming, art and craft vendors, food vendors and games at Delta Park East.
FRI-SUN – Lee Farms hosts the Berry Festival with fun kids’ activities, farm animals, a hay maze, and wagon rides. Enjoy foods featuring Lee’s berries in pies, shortcakes, milkshakes, and more!
JUNETEENTH PARADE FESTIVAL
SAT – The Juneteenth Parade celebrates the emancipation of slaves with a parade and festival. Join the parade, kicking off with the Clara Peoples Freedom Trail and end at the festival with food and live music.
GRATEFUL DAD RUN
SAT – The half-marathon and 10K, 5K, and kid-run hosts a run along the scenic Columbia river followed with breakfast, a beer garden fit for dad, and music by the Grateful Dead.
FRI-SUN – Head to Canby for the Oregon Renaissance Fair to experience the Vale of Dunrose, Scotland. Don’t miss artisans and merchants, entertainers, performers, and more!
BBQ ON THE FARM
SAT-SUN – Strawberries, craft beer, wine, and live music on the farm with music, hayrides, berries, brews, and BBQs at the St. Paul French Prairie Gardens.
ONGOING – Chocolate Pursuit tours share an afternoon (3.5-hour) walking tour highlighting five stops. Learn about the Portland chocolate culture while sampling local bites.
THROUGH JUNE 22 – This all-female cast hosts a comedy about inheriting a dilapidated theatre and the comical attempt to fundraise for their future.
DINNERS IN THE FIELD
ONGOING – Get your ticket to dinners in the field this summer. Enjoy local produce and local Willamette Valley wines.
FATHER’S DAY CRUISE
SUN – All aboard the Portland Spirit! Hop on the River Cruise for brunch, a dinner, or just to enjoy Portland’s one-of-a-kind views.
JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL
THROUGH JUNE 30 – The Portland Jewish Film Festival celebrates Jewish culture at the Portland Art Museum. Learn about the identity, diversity, and history that resonates in Jewish film.
FRI-SAT – Kick off summer with the animals at the Oregon Zoo during the Concert Series. This weekend features Rain: A tribute to the Beatles, and the Indigo Girls.
SAT – Listen to classical music by popular composers at the Oregon Music Festival.
SAT – This visual music journey expands viewers minds with a full-dome projection show, engaging senses with sound and light.
ONGOING – OMSI takes a behind the scenes glance at Pixar creations. Experience the science, technology, art, and concepts by Pixar artists for award-winning films.
ONGOING – Head to the Portland Chinatown Museum for a look beyond the gate. This exhibit uses rare objects and visuals to explain the history and old tales of Portland’s historic Chinatowns.
VANCOUVER METRO EVENTS
FLAG DAY AT FT. VANCOUVER
SAT – Celebrate our country’s stars and stripes with the 26th annual Flag Day at Ft. Vancouver. Participate in the tie contest, sing patriotic songs, and learn proper flag etiquette.
ANNUAL ROSE SHOW
SAT – The 66th annual Rose Show is the 2nd largest in the country, with exhibits of roses and hybrids on display.
FATHER’S DAY STEAM TRAIN
SAT-SUN – The Chelatchie Prairie Railroad offers a special Father’s Day celebration ride through the Heisson area to Yacolt Falls.
CONCERT IN THE PARK
SAT – Bring the family for free live music in the park. Bring a blanket and a picnic to Evergreen park Saturday evening.
VANCOUVER FARMERS MARKET
ONGOING – The Vancouver farmers market features local fresh produce and products.
MOVIES OPENING THIS WEEKEND
- Men In Black: International
- American Woman
- The Dead Don’t Die
- In The Aisles
- Late Night