Events

Tuesday, July 4

30th Safeway Waterfront Blues Festival

The annual Waterfront Blues Festival celebrates its 30th anniversary with another lineup of the best in blues music, including Chris Isaac, Joss Stone, Big...

Governor Tom McCall Waterfront Park  
4th of July Spectacular

Portland's favorite 4th of July celebration is at the place where the fun never ends! Join the first come, first served access to all of Oak Park's picnic...

Oaks Park  
APEX: Sam Hamilton

For the summer 2017 APEX exhibition, the Portland Art Museum presents a body of work by Sam Hamilton, in his first solo exhibition in the United States....

Portland Art Museum  
Chamber Music Northwest Summer Festival

"This venerable summer festival's first week, starring the legendary Emerson Quartet and other top musicians, touches on Eastern European, American...

Multiple locations  
Connecting Lines

Presented by the Portland Art Museum's Center for Contemporary Native Art (CCNA). In 1838, the Cherokee People were forcibly and illegally removed from their...

Portland Art Museum  
High Hopes: The Journey of John F. Kennedy

On November 22, 1963, the 35th President of the United States, John Fitzgerald Kennedy, was assassinated while riding in a motorcade through the streets of...

Oregon Historical Society  
Pompeii: The Exhibition

Experience the splendor of Ancient Rome and travel back in time to 79 A.D. when Pompeii bustled as a commercial port and strategic military and trading city....

OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry)  
Quest for Beauty

Quest for Beauty: The Architecture, Landscapes, and Collections of John Yeon is a retrospective look at an Oregon original. Few architects have influenced...

Portland Art Museum  
Quest for Beauty: The Architecture, Landscapes and Collections of John Yeon

The Portland Art Museum is pleased to announce Quest for Beauty: The Architecture, Landscapes, and Collections of John Yeon, a retrospective look at an...

Portland Art Museum  
Reunited: Francescuccio Ghissi’s St. John Altarpiece

"This piece of sacred, 14th century Byzantine art is on display at the Portland Art Museum, thanks to an enormous effort by its collectors. The piece is...

Portland Art Museum  
St. Paul Rodeo

The St. Paul Rodeo continues to bring a slice of the old West to the north Willamette Valley each 4th of July and to give those who attend a look at one of...

20025 4th St. N.E., St Paul, OR 97137  
Summer Free For All

Summer Free For All empowers Portlanders to create and cultivate community by providing free, accessible, family-friendly summer activities that celebrate...

Various locations  
The Horror of Normalcy: Katherine Dunn, Geek Love and Cult Literature

This exhibition explores late Portland author Katherine Dunn's novel Geek Love and the reaction it elicited from readers through the personal and literary...

Watzek Library, Lewis & Clark  
Foot Traffic Flat

The only race on beautiful Sauvie Island, the “Flat” is a Fourth of July tradition around Portland. Get ready for a good ol’ fashioned Fourth of July...

Sauvie Island Pumpkin Patch  
Columbia Gorge Waterfalls and Mt. Hood Tour

Offered by Wildwood Adventures. Species seen nowhere else in the world, dramatic basalt lava flows nearly a mile deep, and some of the world's most beautiful...

Director Park  
Oregon Coast All Day Tour

Offered by Wildwood Adventures. With over 300 miles of public coastline, Oregon's beaches are sure to amaze with their numerous lighthouses, reborn beach...

Director Park  
A Golden Age of Poster Design

Magazine Posters from the 1890s. Discover the beauty of antique posters and their role in advertising. Advertising long relied on handbills and posters, but...

Pittock Mansion  
M.C. Reardon: Possible Moments of Consciousness

An exhibition of work by artist M.C. Reardon, Possible Moments of Consciousness, will be on display at Lan Su Chinese Garden this July, 2017. When...

Lan Su Chinese Garden  
Parting Shots: Images of Portland, 1938-1942

Parting Shots examines nationally renowned 20th-century photographer Minor White, focusing on some of his earliest work when he was in Portland between...

Architectural Heritage Center  
Pearl District's Specialty Coffee

Discover some of Portland’s most celebrated micro-roasters and specialty cafes in the upscale Pearl District. Cobblestone streets and converted warehouses...

Red E Cafe  
Shu-Ju Wang: Multimedia works

The work of Portland artist Shu-Ju Wang will be on display Lan Su Chinese Garden this June through July, 2017. Her exhibition features a variety of media...

Lan Su Chinese Garden  
Wayward Winds Lavender U-pick

Wayward Winds Lavender is one of the largest u-pick fields in Oregon, where you can experience an abundance of the most fragrant and beautiful lavender in...

Wayward Winds Lavender Farm  
Brenna Murphy: Axis Spread

For the first two weeks of her first solo exhibition in Portland since moving to New York, media artist Brenna Murphy will nightly reconfigure an elaborate...

Upfor Gallery  
Open Rehearsal: Variations on a Russian Theme

Presented by Chamber Music Northwest (CMNW) Summer Festival. Get a behind-the-scenes glimpse at how artists work together in this fun and free open...

Reed College, Kaul Auditorium  
Portland Pickles baseball game

The Portland Pickles will be facing off against the Australian Perth All-Stars and the Medford Rogues on Monday and Tuesday. Wednesday is a game against the...

Lents Park  
Columbia River Gorge Waterfalls Tour

Offered by Wildwood Adventures. Species seen nowhere else in the world, dramatic basalt lava flows nearly a mile deep, and some of the world's most beautiful...

Director Park  
Independence Day at Fort Vancouver

Celebrate Freedom for Free this year on the Fourth of July, with no admission charge to Independence Day at Fort Vancouver, presented by Bank of America....

Fort Vancouver National Historic Site  
West Linn's Star Spangled Fourth of July Celebration

Come celebrate the Fourth of July at Willamette Park in West Linn! The event is free; food and beverages by Feckin Irish Brewing Company will be available...

Willamette Park  
iFLY Kids Club

Does your kid dream of flying? iFLY Portland offers a Kid’s Club for children ages 5+ who want to learn more about the sport of body-flight. Every Tuesday...

iFLY Portland  
BeerQuest Haunted Pub Tour

The Old Town Historic District in downtown Portland, Oregon is filled with beautiful old buildings and cobblestone streets. Lively with drinking...

Kells Irish Restaurant & Pub  
The Grill Out Chill Out

Come join on the Rev Hall Roof Deck on the 4th of July for some hot dogs, their great bar, fireworks and killer views of the city! Featuring Mama Bird DJs...

Revolution Hall  
Jazz Variations on an American Theme (Lincoln Hall)

Presented by Chamber Music Northwest's Summer Festival. Get jazzed about Independence Day! Experience an exciting evening of jazz-inspired chamber works...

Lincoln Performance Hall  
Trivia Night Tuesdays

Free Trivia Night every Tuesday. Win great prizes.

Tyrone Creek  

Tuesday, July 4

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