Oregon’s largest haunted attraction has been making spines shiver for the last ten years. Set inside the Veterans Memorial Coliseum, visitors can punch their tickets for any or all of three cavernous haunted houses: H.P. Lovecraft’s The Madness, Baron von Goolo’s Museum of Horrors, and an all new Witch House, which invites guests to investigate the evildoings of a deranged cult.
Lions, tigers and bears — and ghosts — oh my! Costumed kiddos scamper for treats and prizes at this educational and highly entertaining Oregon Zoo tradition. Scavenger hunts and other activities engage trick-or-treating tots with lessons about wildlife, natural habitats and creature adaptations in a safe (if sugared-up) environment.
Got a world-class beard or moustache? You need to be in Portland, Oregon on October 25 for the 2014 Just for Men World Beard and Moustache Championships®. The competition takes place at the spectacular, 3,000-seat Keller Auditorium in downtown Portland. Hundreds of the world’s best beardsmen will put the art of facial hair on display in the most entertaining and creative competition ever to hit the Northwest.
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Join us for the 10th Anniversary Great American Distillers Festival. For a decade, the Great American Distillers Festival has created a rare, unique opportunity to experience the innovations of our thriving craft spirits community, while rediscovering some of America's legendary blenders and distillers.
Local dance company BodyVox draws inspiration from film and folklore for this inventive Halloween-themed dance theater experience. Nightly performances feature sinister clowns, zombie jamborees and other offbeat original material in a dynamic tribute to All Hallow’s Eve.
Ghosts, goblins, and whiskey, oh my! Get in the spirit and celebrate Halloween at OMSI After Dark, costumes encouraged! Taste the difference between grain and potato vodka while local distilleries share the secrets of their craft. OMSI After Dark is the last Wednesday of every month for the 21+ crowd. Enjoy some wine or beer while exploring the museum.
Despite being held outdoors during one of the coldest months of the year, more than 15,000 festival attendees stay warm and dry over the five-day festival under clear-topped tents that cover the venue. Gas heaters create a cozy ambiance beneath the boughs of the region's largest decorated Christmas tree. The popular event will feature more than 60 big, bold ales that have either been crafted specifically for the event or are hard-to-fine...