Oregon & SW Washington Weekend Planner: December 16-18, 2022

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PORTLAND:  

CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS
Presenting the sights, sounds and sensations of the season, The Grotto’s Christmas Festival of Lights is the largest Christmas choral festival in the world.


PITTOCK MANSION CHRISTMAS
Pittock Mansion Christmas rings in the holidays with this year’s Music Makes the Season exhibit. Experience this beloved Portland tradition and take in the sounds of the season through the music-themed displays.


CHRISTMAS ON THE CAMPGROUND
Take a stroll past the campground on Duke Street to enjoy thousands of lights, a life-size nativity, and the tallest decorated Christmas tree in Southeast Portland.


UNORDINARY MAKERS MARKET
Unordinary Makers Collective will transform the Commonwealth Building into a hub for social wellness. Shop locally and intentionally this holiday season at this supportive space surrounded by opportunities to engage with small and local businesses.


ZOOLIGHTS
Experience a dazzling display of more than 1.5 million lights with your family and friends at the Oregon Zoo, Zoolights!


SILVERTON CHRISTMAS MARKET
Head for the awe-inspiring light display and market at the Oregon Garden Resort. The Silverton Christmas Market offers a joyous and magical holiday experience for all ages.


VANCOUVER:   

THE NUTCRACKER
There will be tutus and Tchaikovsky, magic, and mystery – necessary ingredients for all Nutcrackers.


SANTA 5K RUN/WALK
Join the 3rd Annual Santa’s Posse 5K Run/Walk to celebrate the holidays in an active and festive way while raising funds for Santa’s Posse & Kindness 911.


CHRISTMAS SHIPS PARADE
View the annual Christmas Ships Parade from the Vancouver Waterfront this December!


VANCOUVER FARMERS MARKET
Don’t let the chilly weather stop you from getting fresh produce and homemade trinkets this holiday season at the Vancouver Farmers market!


THE COAST: 

NARNIA THE MUSICAL
Step into the magical world of Narnia in the community theater production of The Chronicles of Narnia at the BCAC.


SANTA SWIM
Sunset Pool will be hosting a Santa Swim. This is an open swim with hot cocoa kits and kids can meet Santa.


HOLIDAY TOUR OF LIGHTS
During the Holiday Tour of Lights, participants will pick up or download a map and begin their fun filled night of watching the beautiful seasonal lights and decorations. Once finished they can go online and vote for their favorite houses!


CENTRAL OREGON:

WAYPOINT HOLIDAY MARKET
Waypoint in The Grove is hosting their 2nd annual Holiday Market. There will be vendors sharing their passions with you!


APRES SKI BASH CONCERT SERIES
Local musical talent meets brews and eats at the return of the Après Ski Bash Concert Series at The Commons Café & Taproom in downtown Bend!


SANTA’S PLATE
Create holiday memories with your family at The Giving Plate’s “Santa’s Plate” holiday experience. Your family will walk through holiday landscapes, meet Buddy the Elf, Santa, princesses, and more!


HOLIDAY LIGHT SHOW
Experience the magic of Sunriver Resort transformed into a holiday wonderland with their spectacular light show set to festive music. Grab a warm beverage and join them for their Holiday Light Show, happening three times a night!

POPULAR ON NETFLIX/HULU/DISNEY+

HARRY & MEGHAN 
From their courtship to their exit from royal life, Harry and Meghan share their complex journey in their own words in this docuseries. (Netflix)


ALONE TOGETHER
Two strangers wind up double-booked in the same New York rental at the start of quarantine. Exasperating the situation, these polar opposites must learn to cope with each other’s eccentricities, realizing they have more in common than meets the eye. (Hulu)


NATIONAL TREASURE: EDGE OF HISTORY
Jess, a brilliant and resourceful dreamer, searches for answers about her family; she embarks on the adventure of a lifetime to uncover the truth about the past and save a lost Pan-American treasure. (Disney+)

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