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11 Portland events you absolutely can't miss this January

Published On 01/02/2015 Published On 01/02/2015
Oregon Zoo

Date

Event

Location

Jan 1 Thu

Zoo Lights Miss the lights over the holidays? They’ll be on until the 4th (minus the crowds!)

Oregon Zoo

Zoo Lights Oregon Zoo Miss the lights over the holidays? They’ll be on until the 4th (minus the crowds!)

Date

Event

Location

Jan 4 Sun

Catch a Blazer game vs our Los Angeles rivals You have not one, but TWO chances (Jan. 5th & 14th) to see the Blazers #BeatLA this month.

Moda Center

Catch a Blazer game vs our Los Angeles rivals Moda Center You have not one, but TWO chances (Jan. 5th & 14th) to see the Blazers #BeatLA this month.

Date

Event

Location

Jan 9 Fri

Curious Gallery Check out the most unusual arts gallery of the new year. Or any year.

Crowne Plaza

Curious Gallery Crowne Plaza Check out the most unusual arts gallery of the new year. Or any year.

Urban Farmer Portland

Date

Event

Location

Jan 17 Sat

Northeast by Northwest Dinner Chef Matt Christianson teams up with Boston’s Jeremy Sewall to promote his new cookbook with a decadent dinner.

Urban Farmer

Northeast by Northwest Dinner Urban Farmer Chef Matt Christianson teams up with Boston’s Jeremy Sewall to promote his new cookbook with a decadent dinner.

Date

Event

Location

Jan 21-Dec 31

Fertile Ground PDX Find the artistic event of your choosing at this city-wide festival of creative endeavors.

Various locations

Fertile Ground PDX Various locations Find the artistic event of your choosing at this city-wide festival of creative endeavors.

Date

Event

Location

Jan 22 Thu

Wizard World Portland Comic Con We said it before, we’ll say it again: Comic Con! And now that Rolo is injured you’re almost guaranteed to see him there!

Oregon Convention Center

Wizard World Portland Comic Con Oregon Convention Center We said it before, we’ll say it again: Comic Con! And now that Rolo is injured you’re almost guaranteed to see him there!

The Northwest Chocolate Festival

Date

Event

Location

Jan 22 Thu

Chocolate Fest You've stuck to your New Year's resolution long enough, it's time to sample some of the best local and international chocolates at this cavity-inducing festival.

Oregon Convention Center

Chocolate Fest Oregon Convention Center You've stuck to your New Year's resolution long enough, it's time to sample some of the best local and international chocolates at this cavity-inducing festival.

Date

Event

Location

Jan 22 Thu

International Cat Show (Ironically) head to the Holiday Inn by the airport to see the largest gathering of felines in the city.

Holiday Inn

International Cat Show Holiday Inn (Ironically) head to the Holiday Inn by the airport to see the largest gathering of felines in the city.

Date

Event

Location

Jan 23 Fri

Base Camp’s Collabofest Winter Rail Jam This local beer slinger's giving you chance to get some snowboarding in without leaving the city.

Base Camp

Base Camp’s Collabofest Winter Rail Jam Base Camp This local beer slinger's giving you chance to get some snowboarding in without leaving the city.

Patton Oswalt

Date

Event

Location

Jan 23 Fri

RL Grime Void Tour See the LA wunderkind put on a dance show with help from sweet opening act Lunice.

Wonder Ballroom

RL Grime Void Tour Wonder Ballroom See the LA wunderkind put on a dance show with help from sweet opening act Lunice.

Date

Event

Location

Jan 28 Wed

Patton Oswalt Stand-up Check out famed comedian Patton Oswalt’s stand-up show. And then go get one of KFC's Famous Bowls, obviously.

Newmark Theatre

Patton Oswalt Stand-up Newmark Theatre Check out famed comedian Patton Oswalt’s stand-up show. And then go get one of KFC's Famous Bowls, obviously.