RV and Van Show
September 18 - 20, 2015
Meet RV dealers and makers, and see new models of 5th wheels, campers, travel trailers, park models, conversion vans, and Class-A motor homes, at Portland Fall RV & Van Show, Portland Expo Center.
Oktoberfest in Mt. Angel
September 18 - 20, 2015Mount Angel Oktoberfest has beer and wine gardens, live music, singing, dancing, arts and crafts, and a car show in Mount Angel.
September 19, 2015Cruise to Historic Downtown Oregon City fills Main Street with 400 classic cars, hot rods, trucks, and motorcycles from the 1950s to 1970s. Free.
September 19 - 20, 2015Fans of comic books, games, sci-fi, and pop culture can meet artists, celebrities, and publishers at Rose City Comic Con in the Oregon Convention Center.
September 19 - 20, 2015Enjoy Polish food, beer, dance, music, and polka at the Polish Festival at 3900 N Interstate Ave. Free.
Oktoberfest at McMenamins
September 19 - Oct. 4, 2015
Portland & CorvallisEnjoy beer, food, singing to live music, and entertainment during Oktoberfest at McMenamins. Free for all ages.
Festival of Cider, Beer, Wine and Pickles
September 20, 2015Oregon Fermentation Festival has fermented foods, food trucks, a beverage garden, workshops, and family-friendly entertainment at a Sauvie Island farm.
September 24 - 27, 2015Alpenfest celebrates Swiss and Bavarian culture with polka music, dancing, yodeling, a craft show, bratwurst, sauerkraut, and beer near Wallowa Lake in NE Oregon.
Oktoberfest at Oaks Park
September 25 - 27, 2015Oktoberfest features live German music, dancing, art, contests, food, drinks, Kinderplatz for kids, and Saturday dachshund races at Oaks Amusement Park.
September 25 - Oct. 31, 2015See pumpkins shot from a cannon, take a hayride, navigate a corn maze (haunted some evenings), try archery & paintball, and choose a pumpkin during Pumpkin Fest at Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm in Woodburn.
Haunted House: 13th Door
September 25 - Nov. 7, 2015The 13th Door Haunted House [sound] is at 3855 SW Murray Blvd. in Beaverton. See schedule.
Free Museum Day
September 26, 2015
StatewideGet a free ticket for two people to visit one of 20 Oregon museums on Museum Day Live.
September 26, 2015Cider Squeeze features cider pressing, food, music, blacksmith demonstrations, and tours of Philip Foster Farm from the 1860s in Eagle Creek.
September 26, 2015Enjoy beer from microbreweries, local cuisine, arts and crafts vendors, and live music at Hops Fest in Hood River. Kids OK until 5 p.m. No dogs.
Home and Garden Show
October 1 - 4, 2015The Portland Fall Home & Garden Show fills the Portland Expo Center with home-improvement vendors, dining-room exhibits, garden displays, and thousands of plants. Repeats Feb.
Gothic Ghost Thriller
October 1 - 18, 2015
October 1 - 30, 2015Families love the lighted Halloween Fantasy Trail, with its decorated castle, suspension bridge, tunnel, and maze at Wenzel family farm in Oregon City.
Haunted Pub Crawl
October 1 - 31, 2015The Haunted Pub Tour in Portland’s historic Old Town District includes beer tastings at two historic pubs and stories about their resident ghosts
October 1 - 31, 2015Visit Davis Graveyard [sound] in Milwaukie any day, or after dusk to see the lights, or wait for special effects Friday, Saturday, and Sunday evenings. Free.
Halloween On A Farm
October 1 - 31, 2015
Greater Portland areaEnjoy pumpkin patches, hayrides, and corn mazes.
Oct. 1 - 31, 2015 (begins Sept. 25)See pumpkins shot from a cannon, take a hayride, navigate a corn maze (haunted some evenings), try archery & paintball, and choose a pumpkin during Pumpkin Fest at Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm in Woodburn.
October 2 - 3, 2015Portland Fresh Hops Fest features hoppy beer for adults, plus root beer and lemonade for kids at Oaks Amusement Park.
Portland Marathon & Health Expo
October 2 - 4, 2015
Downtown PortlandFriday and Saturday are registration and a free Sports and Fitness Expo at the Hilton Portland. Saturday is the kids run. Sunday is the famous Portland Marathon and half marathon.
October 2 - 4, 2015Portland Greek Festival has Greek food, crafts, music, and dance at NE 32nd Ave. & NE Glisan St. Free.
Weird Film Festival
October 2 - 4, 2015H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival screens films containing literary horror and weird tales similar to the stories of H.P. Lovecraft, and offers panel discussions, author readings, gaming, and art at Hollywood Theatre.
Addams Family Musical
October 2 - 11, 2015In this “lost” episode of The Addams Family TV show, the daughter falls in love and invites a “normal” boy and his parents to dinner, performed by young actors at Hart Theatre in Hillsboro. Discount tickets $11.
Haunted House: 4 Horsemen
October 2 - 31, 2015Four Horsemen Haunted Attractions promises a live cinema experience, complete with Hollywood-grade set and costume design at Clark County Event Center in Ridgefield WA. See schedule.
Haunted House in Hubbard
October 2 - 31, 2015Milburn’s Haunted Manor has two attractions and covered lines to stay dry in Hubbard. See schedule.
Haunted House: 13th Door
Oct. 2 - Nov. 7, 2015 (starts Sept. 25)The 13th Door Haunted House [sound] is at 3855 SW Murray Blvd. in Beaverton. See schedule.
October 3, 2015Taste artisan and farmstead cheese made in the Northwest and meet the 30 artisan makers at The Wedge at Green Dragon Bistro & Brewpub.
Haunted House: Fright Town
October 3 - 31, 2015Get three scary attractions for one price at Fright Town, under Veterans Memorial Coliseum in the Rose Quarter. Closed Mon. & Tues.
October 8 - 12, 2015Portland Tango Festival offers live music, DJs, dancing, workshops, and a Saturday grand ball at Norse Hall.
October 9 - 11, 2015Portland Tattoo Expo brings 300 of America’s best tattoo artists and vendors to Portland Expo Center.
Gem and Mineral Show
October 9 - 11, 2015See rocks, minerals, fossils, gems, and jewelry at Portland Regional Gem and Mineral Show at Washington County Fair Complex in Hillsboro.
October 10, 2015 (4:30 to 11 p.m.)WildCat Haven Halloween Soiree features live music, dinner, drinks, dancing, and a charity auction at the Sentinel Hotel. Costumes are welcome.
October 10, 2015Bring your pet (see rules) to the Portland Pet Expo, which offers vendors, vaccinations, entertainment, and adoptions at Portland Expo Center. Free.
October 10, 2015The Great Onion Festival includes onion-eating and rolling contests, entertainment, and food booths at Archer Glen Elementary in Sherwood. Free.
October 10 - 11, 2015NW Ciderfest features cider tasting for adults, crafts & games for kids, food carts, a pie-eating contest, and live music at Pioneer Courthouse Square. Cost.
October 10 - 11, 2015Here & There Travel Fest has expert speakers and 80 travel exhibitors at the Oregon Convention Center.
October 10 - 11, 2015Both days of the Lincoln City Fall Kite Festival include a $5 kite-making workshop, kids’ parade, and professional shows at the beach. Repeats June. Free.
Haunted Ghost Town
October 10 - 31, 2015 (some days)The Haunted Ghost Town at Rossi Farms has an Old West theme.
Exotic Food at Timberline
October 11, 2015 (11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.)Watch competing chefs cook elk, pheasant, rabbit, and water buffalo; try samples with wine; and vote for the best at Wild about Game at Timberline Lodge.
Hood River Harvest Festival
October 16 - 18, 2015Hood River Valley Harvest Fest has arts & crafts, a food court, cider, wine and beer tasting, produce, music, and a kids’ zone overlooking the Columbia, plus a free Gorge Fruit & Craft Fair on Sat. and Sun.
October 17, 2015 (8 p.m.)Your ticket to see Madonna live at Moda Center includes a digital download of her latest album, Rebel Heart. Discount tickets $90.
Pumpkin Regatta Festival
October 17, 2015West Coast Giant Pumpkin Regatta is a race across the lake in giant pumpkins, plus a 5K run, pumpkin carving, music, entertainment, kids’ crafts, costume contest, and food & drink vendors in Tualatin. Free.
Arcade Game Expo
October 17 - 18, 2015Play 200 arcade games and watch tournaments at the Portland Retro Gaming Expo (PRGE) in the Oregon Convention Center.
Zombie Zip Line
October 23 - 24, 2015Wear a costume to ZombieFest at Tree to Tree Aerial Adventure Park in Gaston. Rules for height, weight, age, and shoes.
October 24, 2015 (2 to 11 p.m.)Great American Spirits Festival features tastings from small craft distillers, a mixology contest, and special events at Tiffany Center.
October 24, 2015 (8 p.m.)Hear strange, eerie, and genuinely frightening stories read by storytelling professionals of Portland Story Theater at Spellbound in Alberta Abbey for age 21+. Discount tickets $11.
October 24, 2015The Barn Dance features live music, line-dancing lessons, a pig-roast dinner, and cold beer at Oregon Garden in Silverton for ages 21+.
Antique and Collectibles Show
October 24 - 25, 2015Billed as America’s Largest Antique & Collectible Show, 1000 vendors sell furniture, glassware, movie memorabilia, estate jewelry, paintings, and toys at Portland Expo Center. Repeats in March and July.
Halloween For Kids
October 25 - 31, 2015Eeek Week at Portland Children’s Museum features kids’ crafts. Not So Scary Halloween on Oct. 31 (10 a.m. to 3 p.m.) includes a costume parade and trick-or-treating.
Halloween Dance Party
October 30, 2015 (8 p.m.)Big music videos, colorful lights, and pounding music await you at the ’80s Video Dance Attack Halloween Party in McMenamins Crystal Ballroom for age 21+.
Trick Or Treating
October 31, 2015
Free trick or treating for kids
- Alberta Street - 3:30 to 6 p.m.
- Cedar Hills Crossing - 6 to 7 p.m.
- Clackamas Town Center - 5 to 7 p.m. (to age 12)
- Hillsboro on Main Street - 5 to 7 p.m.
- Hillsboro at Orenco Station - 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.
- Lloyd Center - 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
- Mississippi Avenue - 3 to 6 p.m.
- Multnomah Village - 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.
- Oregon City - 4 to 6 p.m.
- Vancouver, WA at Westfield Mall - 5 to 7 p.m.
October 31, 2015Portland Erotic Ball offers bands, costume contests, and over-the-top adult entertainment in McMenamins Crystal Ballroom. Costume required.
Halloween Jazz Party
October 31, 2015 (9 p.m.)The Swingin’ Halloween Bash features the Midnight Serenaders plus Jacob Miller and Bridge City Crooners at The Secret Society, 21+.
Howloween At The Zoo
October 31, 2015Kids 3 to 11 will enjoy scavenger hunts, goody bags, and activities like watching animals eat pumpkins during Howloween at the Oregon Zoo.
October 31, 2015Halloween Happenings features trick-or-treating indoors, a radio theater show, beer tasting, a live band, and scary movies at Kennedy School.
October 31 - Nov. 1, 2015International Motorcycle Show features sport bikes, dirt bikes, scooters, ATVs, advice, live entertainment, and family activities at Oregon Convention Center.