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12 Things You Must Do in Portland This February

Published On 01/29/2015 Published On 01/29/2015
Kelly's Olympian

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Location

Feb 1 Sun

Dive Bar Super Bowl at Kelly’s Olympian Don’t want to watch the big game on that new 72in 3D TV your friend won’t shut up about? Kelly’s Olympian is offering food and drink specials all day so you can grumble about the game while drinking with your real friends.

Kelly’s Olympian

Dive Bar Super Bowl at Kelly’s Olympian Kelly’s Olympian Don’t want to watch the big game on that new 72in 3D TV your friend won’t shut up about? Kelly’s Olympian is offering food and drink specials all day so you can grumble about the game while drinking with your real friends.

Departure Restaurant + Lounge

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Event

Location

Feb 5 Thu

Chefs’ Week PDX The second annual Chefs’ Week hits town and brings with it five dinners and four nights of parties. Don’t miss the blowout event at Departure with three Top Chef contestants joining 25 other chefs.

Various locations

Chefs’ Week PDX Various locations The second annual Chefs’ Week hits town and brings with it five dinners and four nights of parties. Don’t miss the blowout event at Departure with three Top Chef contestants joining 25 other chefs.

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Feb 5 Thu

38th Annual Portland International Film Festival Some of the world’s best new films hit the city’s independent theaters for a couple weeks.

Various locations

38th Annual Portland International Film Festival Various locations Some of the world’s best new films hit the city’s independent theaters for a couple weeks.

Mt Angel Wurstfest

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Event

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Feb 13 Fri

Wurstfest Head down South to celebrate Mt. Angel’s 7th annual Wurstfest with lots of beer and sausages at one of the best German events all year.

Mt. Angel

Wurstfest Mt. Angel Head down South to celebrate Mt. Angel’s 7th annual Wurstfest with lots of beer and sausages at one of the best German events all year.

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Feb 14 Sat

Voodoo Valentine Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Portland’s Fifth Annual Mardi Gras Ball. Costumes encouraged but not required.

Wonder Ballroom

Voodoo Valentine Wonder Ballroom Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Portland’s Fifth Annual Mardi Gras Ball. Costumes encouraged but not required.

Widmer Brothers Brewing

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Event

Location

Feb 14 Sat

Zwickelmania: Oregon’s Biggest Brewery Tour Take a tour of the city’s breweries during which most open their doors for specials and free tours.

Various locations

Zwickelmania: Oregon’s Biggest Brewery Tour Various locations Take a tour of the city’s breweries during which most open their doors for specials and free tours.

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Feb 19 Thu

Newport Seafood & Wine Festival Looking for an excuse to go to the coast? Hit up the always-decadent Seafood & Wine Festival, the Northwest’s premier coastal food event.

Newport

Newport Seafood & Wine Festival Newport Looking for an excuse to go to the coast? Hit up the always-decadent Seafood & Wine Festival, the Northwest’s premier coastal food event.

Lan Su Chinese Garden

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Event

Location

Feb 19 Thu

Celebrate the Chinese New Year at Lan Su There’s something for everyone during this two week celebration -- from martial arts performances to dragon dances and ping pong.

Lan Su Chinese Garden

Celebrate the Chinese New Year at Lan Su Lan Su Chinese Garden There’s something for everyone during this two week celebration -- from martial arts performances to dragon dances and ping pong.

Lompoc Beer

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Event

Location

Feb 20 Fri

Black Out Beer Fest Featuring 19 dark beers from 16 local craft breweries, only $15!

Sidebar

Black Out Beer Fest Sidebar Featuring 19 dark beers from 16 local craft breweries, only $15!

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Event

Location

Feb 20 Fri

No Reason Tour at Rotture Giraffage returns to town on his No Reason Tour for what promises to be the month’s best dance party.

Rotture

No Reason Tour at Rotture Rotture Giraffage returns to town on his No Reason Tour for what promises to be the month’s best dance party.

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Location

Feb 21 Sat

9th Annual Chowder Challenge Who serves the best clam chowder in the city? Find out when a dozen local brewpubs and restaurants vie for the coveted Chowder Cup!

Fifth Quadrant

9th Annual Chowder Challenge Fifth Quadrant Who serves the best clam chowder in the city? Find out when a dozen local brewpubs and restaurants vie for the coveted Chowder Cup!

Providence Park

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Event

Location

Feb 22-28

Portland Timbers Simple Invitational The Portland Timbers preseason kicks off with a small tournament featuring local teams as well as a Norwegian club.

Providence Park

Portland Timbers Simple Invitational Providence Park The Portland Timbers preseason kicks off with a small tournament featuring local teams as well as a Norwegian club.