PORTLAND METRO WEEKEND PLANNER
JUNE 21-23, 2019
FESTIVAL OF BALLOONS
FRI-SUN – The City of Tigard celebrates the Festival of Balloons. Friday and Saturday nights feature a Night Glow Presentation and the Rogue Beer Garden with live music while Sunday features the festival of cars.
CIDER SUMMIT PDX
FRI-SAT – The Cider Summit in the Pearl features 150 ciders, local food, and live music.
GORGE BLUES & BREWS
FRI-SAT – Enjoy local wine and beer in the scenic Gorge with live music and free entry Friday.
FRI-SUN – The Good in the Hood Parade is one of the largest community parades in the Pacific Northwest. Gather with friends and family to watch marching bands, drill teams, and community groups. The festival features music, food, and art.
THROUGH SUN – SunFest Summer celebrates the longest day of the year with workshops, drums, and fire dancing.
SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK
THROUGH AUG 25 – Watch 17 different plays outdoors during the Original Practice Shakespeare Festival.
MOVIES IN THE PARK
FRI – Live performances featuring local musicians and movies at dusk. Bring food and drinks and enjoy a night under the stars.
TASTE OF PARKROSE
SAT – Enjoy arts and crafts, live music and food samples at Rossi Farms with fair vendors,
LAKE OSWEGO ARTS FESTIVAL
FRI-SUN – Head to Art in the Park and the craft fair with over 100 booths, a music stage, food court, and wine and beer pavilion at George Rogers Park.
THROUGH SAT – 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.
SUMMER CONCERTS IN THE PARK
FRI – This Friday night, head to King School Park for live concerts and free popcorn. The music will be followed by a showing of the new movie The Black Panther.
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.
SUN – Blockhouse and the Outdoor Garden host a pride celebration you don’t want to miss! Bring a mat for Yoga in the morning followed by a dance party, complimentary breakfast bites, kombucha, and live performances.
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
FRI – The English Estate Winery hosts a historic oasis in East Vancouver with live music performances and a coastal food truck. Enjoy the party with a pairing of the wine grown on the 116-year old farm.
THROUGH SAT – Over 20,000 used books will be for sale, from fiction to nonfiction and everything in-between! Don’t miss out on this great deal, paperback books start at $0.50 and all others are $1.00!
SUMMER BLOCK PARTY
FRI – Join thousands in the community to celebrate the 2nd Annual summertime block party with live music, great food, and breweries on site at Esther Short Park and Playground.
SUMMER SOLSTICE PARTIES
FRI-SUN – New to Clark County, the Mended Oak Winery hosts a party celebrating the coming of summer with Fort Bayou BBQ and live music in a community gathering on Friday. Coalition Brewing celebrates the longest day of the year all weekend with $5 drafts, and farm-fresh specials like squash blossom pizza, fresh cherry shakes and southern comfort like fried zucchini.
VANCOUVER FARMERS MARKET
ONGOING – The Vancouver farmers market features local fresh produce and products.
MOVIES OPENING THIS WEEKEND
- Toy Story 4
- Child’s Play
- Surprise Me
- Wild Rose
- The Extraordinary