As we enter the first weekend of December, everything Christmas has begun. Here are a few options to get your fill of holiday sights, lights, food and fun!
November 30-December 2 – Christmas Bazaar
November 29-December 2 – Christmas in the Garden
Christmas in the Garden is an impressive holiday event in the Silverton, Oregon, just one hour north of Portland! The festival is based on a traditional European-style Christmas Market, showcasing all the sights, sounds and smells of the season. You can experience one million lights, snowless tubing and ice skating all while feasting on a variety delicious food from pizza to fondue. Explore the market vendors and find the perfect Christmas gift. Enjoy music from choirs and cozy up to a wood-burning fire pit. Make sure to purchase your tickets in advance to save money and because certain nights may sell out.
November 30-December 1 – Christmas Trees in Portland
November 30-December 2nd – Christmas at Pittock Mansion
Pittock Mansion is one of Portland’s most well-known historic house museums, with it’s panoramic views of Portland, the Willamette River, and the distant Cascade Mountains. Now through the end of December you can stroll through Pittock Mansion during A Very Portland Christmas, and see the Mansion creatively transformed into a hobbies and pastimes holiday extravaganza. The mansion is decorated for the holidays by professional designers and volunteers to highlight some familiar and not-so-familiar avocations such as opera, knitting and beekeeping! Admission is reasonable and children six and under get in for free.