Oregon & SW Washington Weekend Planner: December 30, 2022 – January 1, 2023

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PORTLAND:  

FREE STATE PARK ENTRANCE DAY

Oregon State Parks and Washington State Parks invite you to get outdoors on New Year’s Day. Day-use parking fees will be waived at participating parks on January 1, 2023.

HOLIDAY LIGHTS AT MEINIG PARK
Head towards the mountain and enjoy the city of Sandy’s magical park transform into a unique experience for all. Ride the trolly, enjoy a walk through the lights, and grab a cup of hot cocoa.

NATIVE AMERICAN NEW YEAR’S EVE POWWOW
The Oregon Convention Center hosts the 34th annual New Year’s Eve Sobriety Powwow, thousands of members gather and celebrate the new year with drums, songs, and dance.

NEW YEAR’S EVE
Check out local NYE parties in your area, Freeland Spirits PortlandNYE Apres Ski Retro Soiree, McMenamins Kennedy School House NYE,  NYE Skate Partybingo, karaoke and dancing. The TriMet transit system will be running for free until 2 am.

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.

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

DISCOUNT DAY AT OMSI
Enjoy a discount day at OMSI where admission is just $2 the first Sunday of each month. Explore science and nature indoors, perfect for those rainy days.


VANCOUVER:   

HAPPY HOUR CRAFTS
Imaginative, relaxing painting class led by a talented painting instructor through Classpop! Learn and practice unique painting techniques in a fun, social setting at the DIY bar in Vancouver.

TRIVIA NIGHT
Head to Washougal for a pub quiz night with 7 rounds of 8 questions each.

NYE AT BULA KAVA HOUSE
Ring in the new year 80’s themed with kava and a DJ! Specials will be running all night. 


THE COAST: 

WHALE WATCHING WEEK

Head to the Oregon Coast for a chance to view some of the 18,000 gray whales that will be traveling from Alaska to Baja Mexico.

NYE 2022
Celebrate New Year’s Eve with your community at the Pine Grove Community House in Manzanita on Saturday, Dec 31, starting at 7pm.


CENTRAL OREGON:

NYE AT THE VINEYARD
Enjoy a delicious four-course dinner of spinach/arugula salad, potato/leek soup, Stuffed Pork Loin or Stuffed Red Peppers, and raspberry cheesecake for dessert. All topped off with a complimentary champagne toast to kick off the New Year.

SILVER MOON BREWERY
Enjoy a NYE party at Silver Moon Brewery, the High Desert’s best entertainers in Hip Hop, Rock and Roll, Americana, Indie, dance and EDM bring an eclectic party to Silver Moon Brewing.

NYE BONFIRE IN THE SNOW
Snowshoe to the only place you want to be when we greet the New Year. Join Wunderlust Tours for a magical evening on the snow complete with hot cocoa, a glowing bonfire, and a saxophone serenade.
Enjoy a NYE party at Silver Moon Brewery, the High Desert’s best entertainers in Hip Hop, Rock and Roll, Americana, Indie, dance and EDM bring an eclectic party to Silver Moon Brewing.

POPULAR ON NETFLIX/HULU/DISNEY+

DARBY AND THE DEAD 
Darby and the Dead is a Hulu Original supernatural teen comedy movie that revolves around Darby Harper (Riele Downs), who gained the ability to see dead people after a near-death experience she had as a kid. 

GLASS ONION
The highly anticipated return of Detective Benoit Blanc (Daniel Craig) in the sequel of 2019 hit mystery comedy film Knives Out. Glass Onion is yet another thrilling murder mystery with Blanc on the case, this time revolving around tech billionaire Mile Bron (Edward Norton) and his friends, whom he has invited to his private Greek island for a remote getaway that quickly sours from paradise to nightmare when someone turns up dead.  

THE WITCHER: BLOOD ORIGIN
This action-adventure series acts as a prequel to Netflix Original fantasy drama series The Witcher, taking place 1,200 years before the events of the latter series. The Witcher: Blood Origin centers on the origins of the first ever Witcher as it follows seven outcasts in the elven world who come together to embark on a perilous quest against a seemingly unstoppable power. 

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