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Things to do in Portland, OR

  • Nob Hill, Portland

    This prosperous, leafy neighborhood across Interstate 405 from the Pearl District (and straddled by Northwest 23rd and Northwest 21st avenues) is h... More
  • Old Town, Portland

    Wedged between the Willamette River, downtown, and the Pearl District, the city’s slightly roguish Old Town is the site of the Portland Saturday Ma... More
  • Oregon Symphony

    The oldest orchestra west of the Mississippi, the Oregon Symphony was founded under the name Portland Symphony in 1896. The orchestra moved to its ... More
  • Oregon Zoo

    Located three miles southwest of downtown Portland, the 64-acre Oregon Zoo is the oldest zoo west of the Mississippi. Founded in 1887 when Richard ... More
  • Paul Niskanen

    Insider clout: Niskanen recently set up a meeting in New Delhi with leading academics to discuss Indian politics. Special booking: He's set up lunc... More
  • Pendleton Woolen Mill

    This classic Oregonian blanket is making a comeback in the company’s hundredth year in business. Pick up a brightly patterned tribal throws (the Fo... More
  • Pioneer Courthouse Square

    “Keep Portland Weird” read bumper stickers around town. Spend any time in Pioneer Courthouse Square and you'll find that it's ground zero for the a... More
  • Pix Pâtisserie

    Situated in southeast Portland, this bakery is the namesake of French-trained pastry chef Cheryl Wakerhauser, known to her friends as Pix. Now one ... More
  • Portland Art Museum

    Since the construction in 2005 of a new wing, the Pacific Northwest’s oldest art museum has really become two facilities in one. In the original bu... More
  • Portland Center Stage

    The theater is housed in the LEED-certified Platinum Armory building. More
  • Portland Classical Chinese Garden

    Plenty of passersby walk by this tranquil sanctuary (which was built in 2000 atop a parking lot) without even noticing it’s there; one doesn’t expe... More
  • Portland Farmers' Market

    The Spread: Portland ranks No. 2 for farmers' markets in our America's Favorite Cities Survey, and this Saturday hot spot is the epicenter for Oreg... More
  • Portland Japanese Garden

    Five gardens—Flat, Strolling Pond, Natural, Tea, and Sand & Stone—span 5.5 acres of this Japanese garden located near the Rose Gardens in Washingto... More
  • Portland Jazz Festival

    Created by PDX Jazz, the US Bank Portland Jazz Festival showcases local and Pacific Northwest jazz talent as well as widely known musicians and sin... More
  • Portland Opera

    The Portland Opera is known for presenting not only supertitled operas but also Broadway shows on tour. Additionally, their creative and skillfully... More

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