August 1 – 3
Tualatin Crawfish Festival
Info: www.tualatincrawfishfestival.com
2014 brings new and exciting changes for the festival.  The Traditional crawfish eating content and pancake breakfast will remain but this year will also include Food Cart Friday and on Saturday and Sunday, enjoy an Oregon Corks and Kegs event featuring Oregon Microbrew beers and wine

August 1 -24
NW Natural Street of Dreams
Info: www.streetofdreamspdx.com
Explore amazing custom homes showcasing innovative design, landscaping and sustainable products in Happy Valley’s scenic Northern Heights neighborhood. Relax with friends and enjoy live music, chef and designer demos, and delicious dining in the NW Natural Street of Dreams Cafe and VIP Space.

August – Various Dates
Oregon Zoo Summer Concerts
Info: www.zooconcerts.com
Enjoy the summer sun at the Oregon Zoo Concerts.  August brings John Hiatt, Huey Lewis and the News, Pink Martini and more to Portland.  Check the website for dates and times.

August 2
Mt. Hood Jazz Festival
Info: www.mthoodjazz.org
The Mt. Hood Jazz Festival is known for its world-class jazz and the region’s best food, beer and wine.  Relax and Enjoy music all day, from 12 pm to 10 pm.  Gates open at 11:30am.

August 8 – 10
Bite of Oregon
Info: www.biteoforegon.com
From coast to Cascades to canyons, the Bite of Oregon is a stunning celebration of Oregon, its food, its people and its extraordinary quality of life. Come join the fun at the best summer party on the Portland waterfront and discover Oregon’s Bounty!

August 8 – 10
Portland International Beer Fest
Info: www.portland-beerfest.com
PIB is a high end 3-day beer festival specializing in rare, hard-to-find, exotic beers. Over 200 world-class beers from 16 countries will be on hand, hailing from all over the planet, many from right here in the Pacific NW. Stroll around the beautiful park with a cold one as you listen to music play all weekend.

August – Every Friday at 7 pm
Flix on the Bricks
Info: www.thesquarepdx.org/events/flicks-bricks-presented-smartpark-fridays-dusk/
The Square will be transformed into Portland’s largest outdoor movie theater for the entire community to enjoy! Movies include, The Princess Bride, Jurassic Park & Frozen.  Check website for details.

August 10
Bridge Pedal
Info: blog.bridgepedal.com
Each year on the second Sunday in August Portland’s streets and bridges, from Sellwood to St. Johns, welcome bicyclists from across the Pacific Northwest. It is once-a-year opportunity to enjoy the views from the traffic-free upper decks of the Fremont and Marquam bridges.

August 16
Neon Dash
Info: www.neondash.com
Walk, Run or Dance along an amazing 5k course while we cover you in vibrant Neon head to toe! You’ll get energized with music pumping while you get covered in bright Neon colors! Join thousands as you cross the Finish Line into the After Dash Bash™, filled with performers, music, food/drinks, and tons of Ultra Violet Blacklight!

August 16 – 17
Musicfest NW
Info: www.musicfestnw.com
MusicfestNW is a two-day, two-stage festival at Waterfront Park, featuring some of the biggest and best acts in live music.  Check the website for the full line up.

August 22 – 23
Hood to Coast
Info: www.hoodtocoast.com
Hood to Coast is a 199 mile long relay race.  This year will include 12,600 runners who will begin at Timberline Lodge on Mt. Hood and end at the Broadway Avenue turnaround in Seaside, OR.  Celebrate with the finshers on the beach in Seaside Saturday afternoon.  Enjoy Live Music, food & beer garden starting at 11:00 am.

August 22 – September 1
Oregon State Fair
Info: www.oregonstatefair.org
Bring the whole family to the Oregon State Fair to see the farm animals, exhibits, ride the carnival rides, eat fun foods or enjoy a live concert.  For a list of all the events, visit the website for details.