Oregon & SW Washington Weekend Planner: October 20-22, 2023

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PORTLAND:  

SPIRIT OF HALLOWEENTOWN
The historic town of St. Helens, located 45 minutes from Portland, celebrates Halloween all month long with haunted tours, costume contests and more. 


OAKS PARK SCAREGROUNDS

Portland Oregon’s ONLY Scream Park returns this fall to one of the oldest amusement parks in the country, the historic Oaks Amusement Park. The Scaregrounds features three horrifying haunted walkthrough attractions, amusement rides, themed side attractions, mini golf, roller skating, concessions and so much more. 


THE MAIZE AT THE PUMPKIN PATCH
When summer winds down, Portland’s fall arrives with warm, sunny days and cool, clear nights. The ideal way to get lost in autumn’s splendor is at The Maize at the Pumpkin Patch


PORTLAND INDIGENOUS MARKETPLACE

The Indigenous and Black Artists and Entrepreneurs this organization serves through the Indigenous Marketplace programming are the greatest partners and contributors to this work. This amazing community of vendors continues to show up, collaborate, and help this organization grow.


WEST COAST GIANT PUMPKIN REGATTA
The annual West Coast Giant Pumpkin Regatta series consists of paddlers piloting a gaggle of gigantic gourds through a watercourse.

 
ROSE CITY VINTAGE MARKET
Vintage and Antiques at their finest. The Rose City Vintage Market features two full days of hunting and gathering for treasures. Art, jewelry, home furnishings, toys and collectibles of all eras.

  
VANCOUVER:   
 

WASHINGTON STATE TOY SHOW
The Washington State Toy Show features Vintage and Modern Toys, Comic Books, and Collectibles from hundreds of Toy Vendors from across the Pacific Northwest.


DINE THE COUVE

Dig in during Dine The Couve! For the entire month of October, original Clark County eateries, breweries, and wine tasting rooms will serve up some special menus for dine-in and takeout.

 
THE COAST: 

 
THE MAGIC OF ASTORIA
The Magic of Astoria offers a weekend of magical events designed to honor the power within each of us, celebrate the collective human spirit, and explore the secrets of the unknown. Whether you’re seeking to discover your inner magic, delve into the mysteries of the mystic realm, or illuminate your spirit, these events will take you on an enchanting journey. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to embrace the magic that lies within you!

 
SAVOR CANNON BEACH
Savor Cannon Beach is a month-long series of intimate and exclusive wine and culinary events throughout the month of October. The festival features a series of events including premium pre-dinner wine tasting experiences, wine and art events in the galleries, and fun and educational wine tastings. The gallery will be one of the host locations during the festival’s Arts Night Out on October 21. During this mini-wine walk, you will be able to sample 10 small bite pairings with dozens of choices in wines.

 
CENTRAL OREGON:

 
CENTRAL OREGON SYMPHONY FALL CONCERT SERIES
The Fall Concert Series will feature George Whitefield Chadwick’s exhilarating “Jubilee” from Symphonic Sketches, setting the stage for a second half that will ignite the senses. The iconic Firebird Suite by twentieth-century musical pioneer Igor Stravinsky will bring the evening to an exhilarating close, leaving attendees awe-inspired. 

 
DAMN TASTY OKTOBERFEST
Join us for Oktoberfest, the Damn Tasty edition! Raise your (mini) stein with damn tasty beer from some of Oregon’s best breweries. Live music will have you dancing, mouthwatering food trucks will keep you fueled, and traditional Oktoberfest games will keep everyone entertained and laughing.

POPULAR ON NETFLIX/HULU/DISNEY+

TAMMY
After losing her job and learning that her husband has been unfaithful, a woman hits the road with her profane, hard-drinking grandmother. (Netflix)


NO ONE WILL SAVE YOU
A young woman who’s been alienated from her community finds herself in a face-off against a host of extraterrestrial beings who threaten her future while forcing her to deal with her past. (Hulu)    


HAUNTED MANSION
A woman and her son enlist a motley crew of so-called spiritual experts to help rid their home of supernatural squatters. (Disney+)

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