Hello, weekend! Are you ready to enjoy festive fall events? To take advantage of all the fall magic over the weekend, keep reading!
Portland Greek Festival – October 6th – 8th
You don’t have to be Greek to enjoy Greek culture. The Portland Greek Festival is celebrated as the largest Greek Festival on the west coast. This fun fall festival features Greek food, music, dance and shopping. The Greek marketplace will have several imported treats for you to sample and purchase. You’ll also have a chance to learn more about the Greek community by making a stop at the Hellenic-American Cultural Center Museum (HACCM).
FrightTown 2017 – October 7th – 31st
FrightTown returns to the Rose Quarter for it’s 13th season this weekend! If you decide to go, you’ll be able to enjoy 3 haunted houses for a whole month of Halloween fun. This year, there will be a new science fiction horror experience, SECTOR 13! Just to let you know, a ticket will get you into all three haunts. If that’s not enough, FrightTown will still have plenty of attractions! There will be a Buried Alive simulator, and Ghost Gallery featuring real haunted artifacts from real haunted houses. There’s a reason why FrightTown has been voted one of the best Halloween attractions in the nation, so if you want to experience a whole city block of spooky thrills, check this out!
TEDxMtHood 2017 – October 7th
TEDxMtHood is holding its seventh annual TEDx event. The event will feature local influencers, speakers and performers to the stage to share their ideas worth spreading around. This year’s theme is “Alchemy,” so if you would like to soak in discussions based on this topic, you can! This event will take place at Roosevelt High School in Portland, OR.
Warrior Dash Oregon – October 7th
Are you craving a unique outdoor experience? Warrior Dash is the obstacle race that anyone can start and everyone can finish. Think of Warrior Dash as a traditional 5k race filled with fun and challenging obstacles that are guaranteed to get you a little dirty. Once you cross the finish line, all Warriors are rewarded with a finisher medal and a few other prizes to celebrate your accomplishment. The event also features a post-race party dance party where you can enjoy music and delicious food.
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets in Concert – October 7th & 8th
Harry Potter fans, unite! The Oregon Symphony orchestra will play along with the film Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets™ this weekend. The high-definition movie will be displayed on a huge screen while the orchestra performs John Williams’ score. Just think, this experience will breathe life into the story that has taken the world by storm.