Hello, Labor Day weekend! September is coming, but it doesn’t have to mean the end of summer! Here’s what we’re excited about for September 2nd & 3rd with fun things to do this weekend in Portland, Oregon! College football kicks off this weekend with home games for both the Ducks and the Beavers! You can check out all your food options at The Bite of Oregon, show off your pirate swag at the Pirate Festival or support your Thorns! If you’re heading out for a camping weekend – make sure you check the fire maps and stay safe!
September 1st-4th – The Bite of Oregon
Where else can you sample specialties from all over Oregon without having to answer, “Are we there yet?” New home. New date. New Bite. They’re in their new location at the Rose Quarter Friday through Monday 11am-10pm.
September 1st-4th – Tortuga Pirate Festival
Arr Matey! Check out the Tortuga Pirate festival is in Cheadle Lake Park in Lebanon, Oregon for pirates 18 and over. Gather your friends and form up as your skills be tested in the Pirate Olympic Games. Feats of strength, of skill, power and dexterity. Will you take home the gold, or will your boasts prove nothing more than hot air beneath the sails?
September 2nd-4th – Art In The Pearl
Art In The Pearl®, Portland Oregon’s annual Fine Arts & Crafts Festival, occurs every year on Labor Day weekend. The 21st annual festival will occur this weekend, in the Pearl District’s North Park Blocks 10am-6pm daily. The Festival is FREE and requires NO TICKETS for entry. Art In The Pearl has been named one of the top 10 Arts and Crafts Festivals in the country (source: Art Fair Source Book). Our festival fills the Northwest Portland Park blocks with art, theater, music, and hands-on activities for people of all ages.
September 2nd at 12:30 Thorns vs Washington Spirit
Portland Thorns FC play host to the Washington Spirit on Saturday at Providence Park. Portland has won its last five home matches, while conceding just two goals. With four games remaining, Thorns FC look to continue their strong form having won six of their last seven matches. Read on for a matchday preview.