It’s Memorial Day Weekend! While many others recognize this holiday as our unofficial start to summer, we are honored to recognize those who died in active military service as well. Keep reading below to see how you can enjoy your time over these next several days as you see fit!
Portland Thorns FC vs. Utah Royals – May 25th
Soccer is becoming a huge American sport, and this time, you can support your local team. It doesn’t matter if you hold a season pass, or if it’s your first time seeing a match. The energy at the stadium is amazing, and the Thorns are happy to welcome new fans each week. You can watch the Portland Thorns take on the Utah Royals on Friday, starting at 7:30 pm.
Memorial Day Sale – May 25th – 28th
If your wardrobe needs as boost, you can welcome Oregon’s unofficial start to summer with Wodburn Premium Outlet’s Memorial Day Sale. There will be extra discounts available at popular stores and extended holiday weekend hours. If you have room in your schedule to shop for yourself and others, the extra savings may be worth your while.
Portland Rose Festival Opening Night – May 25th
Just in case Friday’s professional soccer game isn’t for you, there’s always fireworks as a back up! If you purchase a ticket to Portland’s CityFair, your admission will include the fireworks show in addition to other exciting entertainment. Keep in mind, the fireworks will be choreographed to music, and there will be a free concert to celebrate as well.
Oregon Spring Half Marathon – May 26th
Some like to walk, others like to run. As always, the richest farm area in Oregon invites you to participate in a marathon of your choosing. There will be a Half Marathon, Quarter Marathon and a 5k for visitors to take on. If you decide you want to join the half marathoners, however, be prepared! There is an uphill course at the six-mile and a downhill course at the ten-mile with flat surfaces in between.
2018 Multnomah County Fair at Oaks Park – May 26th – 28th
The Multnomah County Fair is back, and considering this is their 112th annual debut, it seems like the hosts now what they are doing. This event is welcome to visitors of all ages. The fair is also fit for those who enjoy great food, entertainment, hands-on activities, and attractions. They are also featuring new exhibits this year such as the butterfly exhibit. There are plenty of other family-friendly attractions including a chance to “walk on water” so if you’re in town, this may be a great place to visit.