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13 THINGS TO DO IN PORTLAND (AUGUST 31 - SEPTEMBER 09)

Oregon State Fair

Oregon State Fair

August 28–September 07, 2020 • event

Don't miss the signature attraction in Oregon

Dahlia Festival

Dahlia Festival

August 29–31, 2020 | September 05–07, 2020 • event

The largest dahlia festival in the United States

Thor's Well

Thor's Well

all year round • nature

A seemingly bottomless sinkhole on the coast of Oregon

Oneonta Gorge

Oneonta Gorge

June–mid-October • activity

A picturesque hike where the river is the trail

McKenzie Pass

McKenzie Pass

July–October • activity

Wildly contrasting landscapes make this pass unique

Ramona Falls

Ramona Falls

May–October • nature

A beautiful waterfall on the west side of Mount Hood

Abiqua Falls

Abiqua Falls

January–February | April–October • nature

A hidden gem of Oregon is especially beautiful in winter

Sahalie and Koosah Falls

Sahalie and Koosah Falls

March–October • nature

Two of the seven best waterfalls in the Cascades and Eugene area

Opal Creek

Opal Creek

April–October • activity

A beautiful destination with dozens of waterfalls along the hiking trails

Cape Falcon

Cape Falcon

May–October • activity

Spectacular coastal views just two hours away from Portland

Tumalo Falls Hike

Tumalo Falls Hike

June–October • activity

Picturesque falls in West Oregon are especially impressive during the summer

Tom Dick and Harry Mountain

Tom Dick and Harry Mountain

June–October • activity

A peak with an unusual name provides a perfect view of Mount Hood

Mt Hood

Mt Hood

mid-May–early October • activity

A snowy peak with eleven glaciers is seen from miles away

18 THINGS TO DO OUT OF SELECTED DATE RANGE

Portland Winter Light Festival

Portland Winter Light Festival

February 06–08, 2020 • event

A major winter festival in Portland showcases cutting-edge technology

Portland Rose Festival

Portland Rose Festival

May 22–June 07, 2020 • event

The second largest floral parade in the USA and the largest single-day event in Oregon

Lincoln City Kite Festival

Lincoln City Kite Festival

June 27–28, 2020 | October 03–04, 2020 • event

See some of the most colourful and creative kites in the world

Oregon International Air Show

Oregon International Air Show

September 20–22, 2019 • event

The largest air show of the West Coast

4th of July

4th of July

July 03–06, 2020 • event

Patriotic weekend is packed with fun events for all ages

Tigard Festival of Balloons

Tigard Festival of Balloons

June 26–28, 2020 • event

A colourful festival of hot air balloons in Tigard, close to Portland

Wooden Shoe Tulip Fest in Woodburn, Oregon

Wooden Shoe Tulip Fest in Woodburn, Oregon

March 20–May 03, 2020 • event

One of the most photographed spring destinations in Oregon

Columbia Gorge Marathon

Columbia Gorge Marathon

October 18, 2020 • event

One of the most scenic marathons in U.S.A.

World Naked Bike Ride

World Naked Bike Ride

June 27, 2020 • event

How to attract attention to dependence on pollution-based transport? The naked bike ride is an answer from Portland

The Grotto’s Christmas Festival of Lights

The Grotto’s Christmas Festival of Lights

November 27–December 30, 2020 • event

A must-see Portland Christmas season attraction

White River West Sno-Park

White River West Sno-Park

December–March • activity

Spectacular views of Mount Hood and lots of snow activities

Bite of Oregon

Bite of Oregon

September 01–04, 2017 • event

The largest food festival in the state of Oregon

Oregon Brewers Festival

Oregon Brewers Festival

July 22–25, 2020 • event

One of the most popular beer festivals on the West Coast

Oregon Truffle Festival

Oregon Truffle Festival

February 14–16, 2020 • event

One of the best food festivals in the United States

Lebanon Strawberry Festival

Lebanon Strawberry Festival

June 04–07, 2020 • event

An annual community celebration of the favourite local crop

Portland International Auto Show

Portland International Auto Show

February 20–23, 2020 • event

The largest auto show of the Pacific Northwest

Wild Hare Country Fest

Wild Hare Country Fest

on hiatus • event

Country music and camping a short drive from Portland

Portland Marathon

Portland Marathon

October 04, 2020 • event

A historical race offers a grand tour of Portland's landmarks

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