Welcome to another exciting weekend in the vibrant city of Portland, Oregon! If you’re looking to enjoy a weekend of non-alcohol-focused events, you’re in luck. Portland is renowned for its eclectic and diverse cultural offerings. From engaging art exhibits and outdoor adventures to live music performances and delicious food festivals, there’s something for everyone. Let’s dive into some of the fantastic non-alcohol-focused events happening this weekend in Portland.
Mt. Tabor Art Walk – May 20th and 21st
The Mt. Tabor Art Walk is a Portland tradition. This juried show and sale is a great opportunity to see quality visual art and meet artists in their studios and homes. Diverse media are represented including photography, painting, ceramics, sculpture, prints, metal arts, photography, glass, jewelry, book arts and mosaics.
UFO Festival – May 19th and 20th
Every year, thousands of visitors flock to McMinnville, a quiet Willamette Valley town located an hour southwest of Portland, to attend the city’s famous UFO Festival. Second in popularity only to the UFO festival in Roswell, New Mexico, Oregon’s annual celebration features days full of parades, costume contests, expert speakers and family fun. Get your tickets here.
Farmers Market at PSU – May 20th
Spend a delightful morning at The Portland Farmers Market at Portland State University. Experience the vibrant atmosphere as you wander through stalls filled with fresh produce, artisanal crafts, and delicious local treats. Engage with farmers and artisans, learn about sustainable practices, and support the local community.
Portland Saturday Market – May 20th
Explore one of Portland’s iconic attractions – the Saturday Market an the Tom McCall Waterfront! This market has been a beloved Rose City tradition since 1974. In fact, the market is considered the largest continually operating arts-and-crafts fair in the United States, drawing up to 750,000 visitors during its annual season. This lively event features a vibrant array of local artisans, craftsmen, and food vendors. Browse through unique handmade crafts, sample delicious local treats, and enjoy live music performances. The Saturday Market is a hub of creativity and community, making it the perfect place to soak up Portland’s vibrant spirit.