Election Watch Parties Near Your Apartment

No matter which side you’re on, this election season has been a political circus, and it will all culminate in one final night. If you’re gearing up for election night, head over to a watch party! Whether it’s Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton, we can all raise a glass to the fact that it will finally be over. Here are the best Election Night Watch Parties happening near your Portland apartment.

The EastBurn

1800 E Burnside Street

With drink and food specials all day long, The EastBurn is the place to be. Tap Room opens at 6:00 pm, but be sure to arrive early so that you have a good seat!

Night Light Lounge

2100 SE Clinton Street

The Night Light Lounge is turning November 8th into a party night and you’re invited. This free event starts at  7:00 pm. Their lineup of DJs afterward will have you dancing the night away no matter what the results will be.

Visit a Top-Rated Haunted House This Halloween

If you haven’t made plans yet for this Halloween season, then why not go on a haunted house adventure? Ready to be scared this Halloween? If you’re ready for a spooky good time, then you’re going to love heading to the 13th Door Haunted Attraction, the best haunted house attraction in Portland.


This isn’t for the faint of heart. Head out any time until November 5 to embark on an adventure with winding hallways and a creature or two. Tickets are $18 if you pay cash and $20 if you pay with a credit card. Children under the age of 13 won’t be allowed in without an adult.

You’ve never been to a haunted house attraction like this one. The highly detailed sets are full of actors and horrors that have been waiting all year long to give you a frightful night. 13th Door Haunted Attraction is located at 3855 SW Murray Boulevard.

A Few October Events You Don’t Want to Miss

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Looking for fun ways to spend the month of October? We have a few events that are sure to get you into the spirit of the season. Here are a few events that you can enjoy for the entire month.

BeerQuest Walking Tour: Halloween Haunted Pub Tour

Tickets $45 | Sundays @ 3:30 pm 
For all of the adults looking for a spooky good time this month, purchase tickets to experience the most haunted walking tour in Portland. This 2.5-hour tour will take you around all of the haunted pubs in Portland in some of the liveliest and most historic places in the city. 

Packer Farm Place Corn Maze

September – October from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Packer Farm Place, located at 320 Thomsen Road in Hood River, Oregon will give you an unforgettable autumn experience. Whether you love corn mazes, want to pick out the perfect pumpkin, or want to have a picnic, this is a one-of-a-kind place to have you feeling those October vibes.

Where to Watch the Olympic Games in Portland

With 206 competing countries and over 10,000 athletes going for gold, the Summer Olympics is an event that you definitely don’t want to miss out on. From August 5 – August 16, be sure to catch all of the action at any one of these venues.


For the Bar Scene:

East Burn | East Burnside & 18th | www.theastburn.com

East Burn will have two big screens downstairs and two small bar screens so you won’t miss any of the action. With daily food and drink specials, as well as a discount menu from 3 – 6 pm, East Burn has you covered.


For a Family-Friendly Atmosphere:

Blackbird Pizza | 1935 SE Hawthorne Blvd | www.blackbirdpizzapdx.com

If you need a place to bring the entire family, bring them here! Blackbird Pizza is not only delicious, but they offer vegan and gluten free options as well. With a ton of screens and happy hour specials, you definitely need to check this out.

Family-Fun Activities Near Your Portland Apartment

Flicks on the Bricks - Free Movies in Pioneer Square, Portland

There’s a ton of fun things to do in Portland and we are here to help you fill in your calendar. Here are some awesome upcoming events this weekend that even the little ones will enjoy!


See a movie on Friday, July 22, 2016:


  • “Flick on the Bricks” | Big (PG) | Pioneer Courthouse Square | 7:00 pm



Catch a performance on Saturday, July 23, 2016:


  • “Shakespeare in the Park” | As You Like It | Laurelhurst Park | 2:00 pm



July Fairs and Festivals Near Your Portland Apartment

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If there’s one thing you can always count on living in Portland, it’s that there’s always something fun to do. From fairs to festivals, we have a list of the top events happening in July that are sure to kick off your summer in the best way possible.


Oregon Berry Festival

Friday, July 15 from Noon to 6:00 pm | Saturday, July 16 from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Even if you aren’t a berry lover, the Oregon Berry Festival is one experience that will get you in the mood for summer. Whether you want to find the juiciest berries for you pies, jams, or other treats, the festival will have a little something for everyone. You’ll be able to find cooking demonstrations, food booths, berry-themed crafts for the kids, and much more!


Cathedral Park Jazz Festival

Friday, July 15 to Sunday, July 17th

The longest-running Jazz Festival west of the Mississippi is back! This free event hosts three days of world-class music. Friday will feature Blues, R&B, and Soul classics while Saturday and Sunday will feature multiple styles of good ol’ jazz. With a beer garden, a grassy picnic area, and food vendors galore, this Portland summer tradition could be the fun you’re looking for.


Renegade Craft Fair

Saturday, July 30 to Sunday, July 31

With over 200 vendors, this is the perfect fair to find something unique. Whether you’re looking for hand-crafted lotions, high-quality clothes, or unique art by local artists, you will definitely find it here. Go here for more information about this event.

Add Some Fun to Your Weekend With These Portland Events


Weekends getting a little dull? Don’t worry because we have you covered! From Salsa dancing to dueling piano bars, Portland has everything you need to try something new and have fun! Here are some upcoming events to make your weekend unforgettable.

Saturday, May 21 | The EastBurn | 10 p.m. | 21+

The EastBurn is hosting a free party to celebrate being nominated for “Best Bar in Portland” and you are invited. Free champagne and an evening of dancing? Cheers!


Saturday, May 21 | The Secret Society | 9 p.m. | 21+

Salsa the night away with the Melao De Cuba Salsa Orchestra! Don’t know how to Salsa? Come early for a Salsa lesson in the ballroom at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased here.


Friday, May 20 & Saturday May 21 | Barrel Room | 9 p.m. | 21+

Head out to Barrel Room located at 105 NW 3rd Avenue for a night you won’t soon forget. This 21 and up show will feature some of the best players in the business. The Barrel Room boasts having one of the longest running dueling piano shows in Portland with show highlights such as sing-a-longs, comedy, and Vegas-style themes.

What’s Happening This Weekend in Portland

Kenton Street Fair 2016

Still trying to figure out your weekend plans? We have you covered. From proms to art fairs, there’s plenty of things to do this weekend in Portland. Here are some suggestions to get you started.


7th Annual Portland Prom

May 14 | 8 pm doors, 9 pm | 21+ | more info

Head out to Star Theater Portland located at 13 NW 6th Avenue for the prom you wish you’d had. Dress up in some prom garb and enjoy an evening of adult fun and “prom-foolery.”


Kenton Street Fair

May 15 | 10 am – 6 pm | All Ages | more info

Head over to the Kenton Business District located at N. Denver Avenue for 3 music stages, more than 80 vendors, and a coaster car. Feel free to dress up as well! This year’s theme is Paul Bunyan.


How to Treat Mom This Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day approaching this Sunday, May 8 and if you’re still wondering what to do, consider something other than flowers this year. Make Mom feel special by taking her to one of these unique Mother’s Day events happening in Portland this weekend.


Mother’s Day Brunch

Make your reservations for 23 Hoyt located at 529 NW 23rd Ave. The cost is $30 per person for either brunch between 10:00 am to 3:00 pm or dinner starting at 5:00 pm. Serving up a three-course meal, this is one event you don’t want to miss. You can make your reservations by calling 503.445.7400.


Mother’s Day Paddle Board Event

Yes, you heard right. This Sunday, Yoga to You is hosting a Mother’s Day Paddle Board Event at Lake Merwin along with a 1-hour yoga class. The cost is $75 per person and you can make your reservation by calling 503.891.4819.

Fun Things to Do This Weekend in Portland


There’s so much to do in this city, so why not try something new? From film viewings to catching a Blazers game, there are plenty of events to keep you busy this weekend. Here are a few ideas to get you started.

On Friday, April 22, you can head over to Revolution Hall for The KEEN International Ocean Film Tour. This all-ages event is featuring 120 minutes of documentary footage and some of the most inspiring stories from the seven seas. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased here. Doors open at 7 pm and the movie start time is 8 pm. Revolution Hall is located at 1300 SE Stark Street.

It’s game three and your Blazers will be playing the Clippers at 7:30 pm PST. Even if you didn’t have a chance to score tickets, there will be plenty of bars and venues with the game on. The Goodfoot Lounge (SE 29th & Stark), East Burn (East Burnside & 18th), and Aladdin Theater (3017 SE Milwaukie Ave) are all hosting viewing parties with happy hour specials.

Make your way this Sunday, April 24 to the Portland Flea & Food event taking place at the corner of SE 6th and SE Salmon. From 11 am to 4 pm, you can browse through a variety of local goods, crafts, furniture, decor, and produce. This is a free event and open to all ages so bring the family!