May 5 – 7: Cinco de Mayo
Enjoy live music and dancing, authentic food, waterfront rides, an artisan village, and fun at Cinco de Mayo Fiesta located at Portland’s Tom McCall Waterfront Park!
May 6: Portland Train Day 2017
Portland Train Day will feature live music, games, three steam trains on display, train rides, food carts, and a FREE museum visit at the Oregon Rail Heritage Foundation!
May 7: Cinco de Mayo Run/Walk
The 2017 Cinco de Mayo run/walk features a half marathon, 10K, 5K, and a half miler that start and end in the east side industrial area next to OMSI. Awesome awards, prizes and giveaways!
May 12-13: Northwest Quilters 43rd Annual Quilt Show
The Northwest Quilters celebrate over 40 years with their annual “A Festival of Quilts” show. This Portland expo event will feature over 300 quilts on display, vendors, silent auctions, food, beverages, and a treasure hunt for the kids!
May 13: Doggie Dash 2017
The Doggie Dash features two routes for both runners and walkers. Many of the day’s activities are free and will include: food, live music, vender booths, clinics, and canine contests!
May 14: Mother’s Day Brunch
Surprise mom with sweet and savory brunch favorites at the Oregon Zoo! Call 503-525-4299 for reservations.
May 14: Reigning Roses Walk
Join the Reigning Roses Walk to celebrate a special woman in your life on Mother’s Day. This event will feature a reception with beverages, treats and entertainment. Participants will walk the 5k course through the streets of NW Portland and the top fundraising teams will be eligible for prizes!
May 20: Red Dress Party
This year’s theme is “Red Queen”. Grab your gown and prepare to celebrate a “step through the looking glass” and into the red dress “wonderland”! Men and women are required to wear red dresses for entry. Drink red cocktails, mingle and dance at this party for charity at the Old Freeman Factory in NW Portland. 21 and over.
May 20-21: Mt. Tabor Art Walk
The 12th annual Mt. Tabor Art Walk features many artists that live in this beautiful neighborhood. Visit more than 23 locations and help promote high-quality visual art! FREE
May 26- June 11: Portland Rose Festival
Kick off the Portland Rose Festival by watching the opening night fireworks on May 26th. This ongoing Portland favorite will feature carnival rides, games, food, vendors, and live entertainment – all at Tom McCall Waterfront Park!