April 1-3: Umbrella Festival – a Circus of Comedy
www.albertarosetheatre.com/umbrellafestival/

A fast paced line up of world class artists that show off their most astonishing tricks. Featuring aerialists, acrobats, comics, clowns, burlesque and a caravan of glam!

 

April 1-May 1: Wooden Shoe Tulip Fest
www.woodenshoe.com

Stroll through 40 acres of stunning beauty, experience expansive views of vineyards, distant mountains, and a few mud puddles. Fresh flowers, food, and fun for the entire family!

 

April 9: Old House Revival Tour
http://www.visitahc.org/

After a successful run last year, the Old House Revival Tour is excited to announce that it is back once again! This self-guided tour features several newly renovated and preserved homes. The homes on tour are characteristic of the many common eras and architectural styles that were found in Portland between the late 1800s and the 1960s. Bring the family and step back in time!

 

April 9-10: Hortlandia – Plant & Garden Art Sale
http://www.hardyplantsociety.org/hortlandia

The Hardy Plant Society of Oregon invites you and your family to the Portland Expo Center for their annual plant and garden art show! Spring is upon us and what a better way to prepare. Featuring nearly 100 local nurseries, studios and metalworks. It’s time to get your botany on! FREE

 

April 9-10: 2016 Portland Gold & Treasure Show
https://www.goldprospectors.org/goldshows

Today, there is actually more gold to find than our predecessors found back in the gold rush era! Whether you are young, old or somewhere in between, this is your chance to join the hunt for that elusive gold and treasure. This family friendly event will feature gold pans, sluice boxes, top of the line prospecting equipment, educational seminars, vendors and thousands of dollars in prizes!

 

April 10: Bridge to Brews
http://terrapinevents.com/event/bridge-to-brews-portland-8k-10k-run/

Participate in the only running / walking event that takes you over the Fremont Bridge.  Enjoy the very unique views of the city!  There will be tons of entertainment on the course!  At the end of the race you can celebrate at the Beer Festival with many great breweries, live music and more!

 

April 22-24: A Gathering of the Guilds
https://www.oregoncc.org/events/2016/04/gathering-guilds-2016

Join the Guild of Oregon Woodworkers, Oregon Glass Guild, Portland Bead Society, Creative Metal Arts Guild, and Portland Handweavers Guild for this fine exhibition! This is your chance to experience and take home fine craft and gift items—all unique and of exceptional quality! FREE

 

April 23 – 24: The NW Pet Fair
www.nwpetfair.com

Portland’s largest pet expo and adoption event! The fair features over one hundred exhibitors from every aspect of the pet world. Join the fun stage activities, “Yappy Hour” wine tasting, costume contest and much more. FREE admission and pets are welcome!

 

April 25-26: TechfestNW
http://techfestnw.com/

TechfestNW is a technology conference featuring two days of speakers, networking opportunities, competitions, and demonstrations by lead thinkers in the industry. Here is your chance to experience the latest and greatest of technology and innovation that is taking Portland by storm!