April 1 - 30, 2014 (March 28 - May 4)
See 40 acres of tulips and daffodils in bloom, visit the gift shop & cafe, and check the weekend-events schedule for Tulip Fest at the Wooden
April 12 - 13, 2014Bring your pet to Northwest Pet & Companion Fair to shop for supplies, see a pet fashion show, play with pets, or even adopt at Portland Expo Center. Free.
Hood River Blossom Festival
April 12 - 27, 2014Drive the 35-mile Fruit Loop to see blossoming fruit trees, stop at farms, taste beer or wine, and visit a craft fair at the fairgrounds during Hood River Blossom Fest. See schedule.
Wine tasting in Columbia River Gorge
April 12 - 27, 2014Buy a passport for weekend tastings and events at dozens of wineries during April Passport Month.
Easter egg hunts
Portland locationsSee a list of Portland Area Easter Egg Hunts.
Beer and wine festival
April 18 - 19, 2014Spring Beer & Wine Fest brings 80 Northwest beers, wines and spirits, gourmet food, chocolate, cheese, and chef seminars to Oregon Convention Center.
Rabbit romp at the zoo
April 19, 2014Oregon Zoo Rabbit Romp features candy-egg hunts by age group every 20 minutes, bunnies to pet, bunny crafts, and games at the Oregon Zoo.
Egg hunt at the dairy
April 19, 2014Children from 3 to 5 and from 6 to 8 hunt for candy and prizes at the Easter Egg Hunt at Alpenrose Dairy.
Big garage sale
April 19, 2014Shop from hundreds of sellers at Portland’s Largest Garage Sale at Portland Expo Center. Early entry costs more. Repeats in Nov.
Portland Fashion Week
April 25 - 27, 2014
Portland Fashion Week showcases local designers and retailers in juried runway shows with live music at the Oregon Convention Center and satellite locations. Repeats in Sept.
Beer in the garden
April 25 - 27, 2014Try beer from 60 breweries, vote for your favorites, enjoy good food, and hear live music at Oregon Garden Brewfest at the Oregon Garden in Silverton.
April 26 - 27, 2014See thousands of blooming orchids on display and for sale at the Oregon Orchid Show & Sale, billed as the largest orchid show in the Pacific Northwest, at Ambridge Event Center.
Food cart festival
April 27, 2014 (Buy tickets April 2+)Buy a ticket to taste samples from 50 food carts atEat Mobile in the parking lot of the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI). Sells out.