Portland Events - January, 2015

These January Portland events and festivals offer plenty of fun things to do during this cold month.  Our furry pals are in the spot light with both a dog show and a cat show this month.  Wine lovers have two festivals to enjoy.

It is the time of year to think about that new boat you would like to enjoy during the summer months and the boat show will give you plenty to think about. 

Lan Su Chinese Garden Free Days

Start the new year off with a visit to Lan Su Chinese Garden in downtown Portland.  For nine days admission is free if you donate a non-perishable food item to the Oregon Food Bank at the gate.  Admission is usually $9.50. Wander around the beautiful garden and warm up with a hot cup of tea in the tea house.

Free days are January 3rd through January 11th.



Portland Boat Show

This year's show will have some exciting exhibits including the Quadski, a High Speed Amphibian vehicle.  Every kind of boat imaginable will be on display for you to drool over including sail boats.

Save money on admission with this discount coupon.

Dates: January 7th through January 11th

Hours: Weds., Thurs., Fri. - 11 am to 9 pm , Sat. - 10 am to 8 pm,  Sun. - 10 am to 6 pm.

Portland Expo Center
2060 N Marine Dr
Portland, OR 97217




Rose City Classic Dog Show

The dog show is five full days of fun for the whole family.  Watch the judging of specific breeds, meet the breeders, watch obedience trials, and learn about the characteristics of the breed you are interested in. 

Dates: January 14th through January 18th

Schedule and admission fees

Portland Expo Center
2060 N Marine Dr
Portland, OR 97217



ChocolateFest 2015

There is a reason Portland's ChocolateFest was voted a Top 10 Food Festival by USA Today.  It's really, really good.  Have your fill of chocolate samples given out by chocolatiers from the NW and beyond, eat some amazing food, and drink the best wine at this three day event.

You must be 21 or over to attend Friday night's event but students and children are welcome on Saturday and Sunday.

Dates:
January 23rd through January 25th

Hours:
Friday - 4 pm to 9 pm
Saturday - 11 am to 6 pm
Sunday - 11 am to 5 pm

Oregon Convention Center
777 Northeast Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard
Portland, OR 97232
Phone: 503-288-1367



Wizard World Portland Comic Con

Experience pop culture and get your comic book fix at Portland's premier Comic Con event. The three-day event will feature actors and artists from popular comics, movies, and TV shows.

Dates:
January 23rd through January 25th

Hours:
Friday - 3 pm to 8 pm
Saturday - 10 am to 7 pm
Sunday - 11 am to 5 pm

Oregon Convention Center
777 Northeast Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard
Portland, OR 97232
Phone: 503-288-1367

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International Cat Show - Paws Around the World

The purr-fect show for cat lovers with over 250 cats including Lykoi (Werewolf Cat),  Bengal,  Maine Coon, Sphynx, Ragdoll, Pixiebob, British Shorthair, Norwegian Forest, Persian, and  Eqyptian Mau.

Dates:
January 23rd through 25th

Hours:
Fri - 3 pm to 10 pm
Sat & Sun - 9 am to 6 pm

Admission is $6 plus two cans of food for the Oregon Food Bank or $8.00 without food. Children under 12 are free.  Parking is free.

Holiday Inn at Portland Airport
8439 NE Columbia Blvd.
Portland, Oregon 97220



Great Train Expo

Model train enthusiasts will enjoy over 250 displays of model trains of different gauges and sizes.  This is a family fun event where you can get ideas for your own train displays. Representative of local model train clubs will be there.

Dates:
January 24th and 25th

Hours:
Saturday: 10 am to 4 pm
Sunday: 10 am to 4 pm

Admission
General Admission: $7
Children (11 & under): FREE with adult

Portland Expo Center
2060 N Marine Dr
Portland, OR 97217



Portland Seafood and Wine Festival

Do you love Oregon Wine? Do you also love Dungeness Crab?  If your answer is yes, and I bet it is, this is an event you do not want to miss.

This is the 10th annual seafood and wine festival held in Portland and it promises to be one of the best.  Fifty Oregon wineries will be present as well as some of Oregon's craft brewers.  You can also enjoy expertly prepared fresh Oregon seafood. 

Dates:
January 30th and 31st.

Oregon Convention Center
777 Northeast Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard
Portland, OR 97232



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