Oregon & SW Washington Weekend Planner:  August 4-6, 2023

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PORTLAND:  


DAHLIA FESTIVAL
Celebrate the season of dahlias at the Dahlia Festival! A Rainbow of Color. Stroll through almost 40 acres and a beautiful display garden of stunning dahlias featuring over 370 varieties. 


PICKATHON
Every August since 1999, Pickathon draws diverse musical performers to celebrate music and the outdoors at the lush Pendarvis Farm just outside of Portland. 


SNEAKER WEEK
Sneaker Week offers fun events for sneaker addicts and footwear newbies alike.


OREGON JAMBOREE
The small town of Sweet Home, Oregon, plays host to the Northwest’s premier country music and camping festival, the Oregon Jamboree, held every August. In addition to great entertainment, this family style event hosts RV/tent camping, food booths, beer & wine gardens, and kids activities.


VANPORT JAZZ FESTIVAL
The Vanport Jazz Festival, presented by Moda Health and the Portland Trail Blazers, honors the city of Vanport and the voices that formed Portland’s jazz community. Near the historic 1948 flood site, the event transforms Colwood Golf Course into a cultural revival, welcoming nationally renowned artists and breathing new life into Portland jazz. 


UNIQUE MARKETS
Discover the best of Portland’s independent designers, artists, and emerging brands in a festive indoor setting this summer at Unique Markets. Enjoy complimentary refreshments, lounges, photo booths, creative DIY activities, arcade games, music and more while you browse a curated lineup of over 60 up-and-coming small businesses.


VANCOUVER:   


CLARK COUNTY FAIR
The 2023 Clark County Fair is going to be worth the wait! This year’s fair is sure to provide you and your family endless entertainment and excitement. 


VANCOUVER ART & MUSIC FESTIVAL
This festival will serve as a great community builder, now and for years. We will curate a unique festival each year, always striving to represent the best of what Vancouver has to offer and attract brighter stars from near and far. With a focus on inclusion and education and by continually endeavoring to make the festival the best it can be, the Vancouver Art & Music Festival will contribute to the growth of Vancouver and support the local galleries, wineries, institutions, and small businesses in the area.


THE COAST: 


GARIBALDI JAM
Mostly old-time favorites and Country-Western standards. Cut a rug on the large dance floor or simply sit and enjoy the Garibaldi Jam!


LINCOLN CITY NIGHT MARKET
Find outdoor vendors, food trucks, and live music at the Lincoln City Night Market!


CENTRAL OREGON:


SUNRIVER MUSIC FESTIVAL
Sunriver Music Festival fills Central Oregon with music from August 4-17, 2023. In two premier venues—Sunriver Resort’s Great Hall and the Tower Theatre in downtown Bend—Artistic Director & Conductor Brett Mitchell leads world-class orchestra musicians and acclaimed soloists in a remarkable 46th season of the landmark Summer Festival. 


DESCHUTES COUNTY FAIR & RODEO
Come check out the Deschutes County Fair & Rodeo! Summer fun for the whole family!

POPULAR ON NETFLIX/HULU/DISNEY+

THE DEEPEST BREATH
Bonded by their love of freediving, a record-setting champion and a heroic safety diver try to make history with a remarkable feat, ready to risk it all. (Netflix)


NIGHT TRAIN
A single mom struggling to make ends meet as a Hollywood teamster evades capture by a ruthless FBI Agent while running black market medical supplies in her legendary souped-up pickup truck. (Hulu) 


AVATAR: THE WAY OF THE WATER
Set more than a decade after the events of the first film, learn the story of the Sully family (Jake, Neytiri, and their kids), the trouble that follows them, the lengths they go to keep each other safe, the battles they fight to stay alive, and the tragedies they endure. (Disney+)

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