OREGON HUMANE SOCIETY’S DOGGIE DASH
Join Portland’s biggest party, The Doggie Dash, for pets and people at Tom McCall Waterfront Park for a blocks-long pet festival. Enjoy a wonderful walk or run through Portland, and/or join them for many activities: vendor booths, live music, food vendors, canine contests and more!
Every May, thousands of visitors flock to the city’s famous UFO Festival, featuring four days of parades, costume contests and expert speakers.
OREGON WINE MONTH
You can celebrate Willamette Valley wine all year round, but especially during Oregon Wine Month, when the entire state joins in commemoration of the beloved industry for the month of May, offering special activities and promotions for the enjoyment of Oregon wine.
THE DINNER DETECTIVE MURDER MYSTERY SHOW
America’s largest interactive comedy murder mystery dinner show is now playing in Portland! At The Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Dinner Show, you’ll tackle a challenging crime while you feast on a fantastic dinner.
PORTLAND SATURDAY MARKET
The Portland Saturday Market has resumed for its 49th season on Saturdays only, with 150 vendors showcasing a variety of arts & crafts sold by local Pacific Northwest artisans!
CLASSICAL UP CLOSE
Classical Up Close, a festival of 17 classical music concerts throughout the Portland metro area, runs from April 26- June 3rd!
VANCOUVER FARMERS MARKET
The Vancouver Farmers Market is Southwest Washington’s #1 visitor attraction and home to more than 100 vendors. You’ll discover fresh and local produce, flowers, plants, baked goods, delicious food, pet treats, and accessories for yourself, home, or garden!
CHILDREN’S CULTURAL PARADE
The National Park Service and the Evergreen and Vancouver School Districts are proud to again host the annual Children’s Culture Parade at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site!
VANCOUVER VOLCANOES HOME GAME
The Vancouver Volcanoes are a non-profit sports entertainment basketball club team playing home games in Vancouver. Providing a family-friendly, affordable professional basketball experience to influence the local youth to reach their fullest potential. Check out their game schedule for the rest of the month!
Dozer Day is the ultimate construction experience: putting kids in the driver’s seat of heavy construction equipment, fire engines, an ambulance, and much more while educating about building sustainable communities, industry opportunities, and public safety.
SIP & SHOP
Join downtown merchants for a special evening event, Sip & Shop! Each of the businesses participating will be sharing tastes of their favorite drinks and hosting a variety of sales and special offers.
MUNSON CREEK FALLS
Munson Creek Falls State Park contains Munson Creek Falls, which is the tallest waterfall in Oregon’s Coast Range. A short hike of 0.5 miles leads to views of the 319 feet waterfall! The trail is accessible for all ages and every level of hiking enthusiast.
TRASH BASH ART FESTIVAL
Head to The Hoffman Center for The Arts for their Trash Art Gallery Opening Reception!
Join the Tillamook Rotary Club for a Kentucky Derby-themed Casino Night! Don your big hats and pastel suits, then place your bets to win big. There will be a prize for Best Costume, along with other goodies to win.
After a two-year absence, the Bend Brewfest returns this spring and will be held in the Old Mill District for two days, May 13-14th!
SELCO POLE PEDAL PADDLE
The SELCO Pole Pedal Paddle is a Central Oregon tradition that annually attracts thousands of competitors from throughout the Northwest and beyond. The multi-sport race includes alpine and cross-country skiing, cycling, running, and kayaking, and stretches from the slopes of Mt. Bachelor to the finish line in Bend’s Hayden Homes Amphitheater.
HEALTH & WELLNESS EXPO
The Health & Wellness Expo is a free admission event full of fun, connection, inspiration, education, and shopping, at Central Oregon’s premier meeting facility.
POPULAR ON NETFLIX/HULU/PRIME/DISNEY+
Forced to reteam after a decade, two mismatched cops investigate a murder in a divided French town, where a wider conspiracy looms. (Netflix)
ASIAN & PACIFIC ISLANDER STORIES
Discover bold stories written, directed by, or starring Asian and Pacific Islanders all month and beyond. (Hulu)
In Marvel Studio’s Doctor Strange, a world-famous neurosurgeon loses the use of his hands in a horrific car accident. Seeking a cure, he finds powerful magic in a mysterious place known as Kamar-Taj, the front line of a battle against unseen dark forces bent on destroying our reality. (Disney+)
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