Portland Events - March, 2015

Best Concerts, Shows, Festivals, Fun!

Portland events in March, 2015 include lots of things to do for special interest groups.  You can tell people are dreaming of the coming warmer weather months and being outdoors. Plus there are some special activities for celebrating St. Patrick's Day.

The Trail Blazers are doing their best to make the playoffs and tickets are still available for home games with the Mavericks, Rockets, Pistons, Nuggets, and Suns.

The Timbers start their regular season off with home games against Real Salt Lake and Los Angeles Galaxy.

Three wonderful shows hit town this month -- Cinderella, Guys and Dolls, and the unbelievable Chinese Shen Yun Dance.

Google Wallet discounts

America's Largest Antique & Collectible Show

If you love antiques and collectibles of any kind you won't want to miss this show  This has been an annual event in Portland since 1981. The show will have over 1,300 booths for you to browse.

March 7th and 8th

Satuday - 9 am to 6 pm
Sunday -  10 am to 5 pm

Tickets: $7

Portland Expo Center
2060 N. Marine Drive
Portland, Oregon 97217

Portland Metro Dealers RV Show

All things for RVing will be on display. Portland area dealers will have their latest on display plus supporting products and services for your recreational vehicle.

March 11th through 15th

Wednesday through Saturday - 11 am to 8 pm
Sunday - 11 am to 6 pm

Portland Expo Center
2060 N. Marine Drive
Portland, Oregon 97217

Shamrock Run & Fitness Fair

The Shamrock Run is the largest running event in Portland.  There are a total of six races which include a half-marathon, leprechaun run/walk for children, and a 5km stride for walkers.

Date: Sunday, March 15, 2015

See Shamrock Run for starting locations, times, registration, and best viewing locations.

The Shamrock Fitness Fair precedes the Shamrock Run.  This is where runners can pick up their event bibs and the public, especially families, can see new products, and participate in games and contests.

March 13th and 14th

Friday - 11 am to 7 pm
Saturday - 9 am to 3 pm

Tickets: FREE

Oregon Convention Center
Exhibit Hall B
777 NE MLK Jr. Blvd.
Portland, OR

St. Patrick's Day Bar Crawls

You have a big choice of pub crawls to celebrate St. Patrick's Day in downtown Portland.  Crawls begin on Friday and you can get passes for three days of fun that include the whole weekend. Transportation is included on some tours and some offer group discounts.  Don't wait too long to get your tickets because these can be sold out.

St Patrick's Day Bar Crawls

Bar Fly's St. Patrick's Day Bus Tour

Stumptown LepreCon Pub Tour

Of course, you need to be 21 or over to take part in these.

March 13th, 14th, and 15th (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday)

Bricks Cascade

Lego lovers, young and old, will enjoy this exhibition of ingenious lego creations.  Custom plastic elements and vintage lego sets will be on sale.

March 14th and 15th

Saturday - 10 am to 4 pm
Sunday - 10 am to 4 pm

Purchase at the door
$8 and $28 for family pack
Under 3-years-old - Free

Oregon Convention Center
777 NE MLK Jr. Blvd.
Portland, OR

Portland Roadster Show

The AutoMotovated Cyclist

Portland's annual hot rod show has the reputation for being one of the best in the country.  You will see top cars, trucks, and motorcycles plus some really fancy pinstripers at work. Models will also be on display.

March 20, 21, and 22

Friday - 12 pm to 9 pm
Saturday - 10 am to 9 pm
Sunday - 10 am to 5 pm

General Admission -  $15
Kids 12 & Under -  Free

Portland Expo Center
Halls C, D & E
2060 N. Marine Drive
Portland, Oregon 97217

Portland Women's Expo

All things enjoyed by women will be presented at the Women's Expo -- make up, hair styles, skin care, fashion, fitness, nutrition, diet, and more.  Not only that but you also get to listen to live music and enjoy yummy food samples as well.

March 21st

10 am to 6 pm

Oregon Convention Center
777 NE MLK Jr. Blvd.
Portland, OR

Shen Yun Chinese Dance

Watch the trailer below to see what this performance is all about.  It is 5000 years of Chinese culture performed in music and dance. It can only be described as spectacular.

March 27, 28, and 29


Friday Performance
Saturday Afternoon Performance
Saturday Evening Performance
Sunday Afternoon Performance

There are some cheaper tickets available for these performances at Ticket Liquidators.

Keller Auditorium
222 SW Clay Street
Portland, OR 97201

Portland Trail Blazer Games

This is the last month of the season with a full month of Trail Blazers home games.

Trail Blazers Schedule and Tickets

Dallas Mavericks -  March 5
Houston Rockets - March 11
Detroit Pistons - March 13
Denver Nuggets - March 28
Phoenix Suns - March 30

Tickets for Trail Blazer Games

Also check out Cheap tickets at Ticket Liquidators for Blazer games in March.

Mobile: Blazer Tickets

Portland Timbers Games

The Portland Timbers kick off the regular season this month with a home game at Providence Park.

Timbers Schedule and Tickets

Real Salt Lake March 7 - 7:30 pm
Los Angeles Galaxy March 15 - 4:00 pm

Mobile: Timbers Tickets

More Portland Events in March, 2015
Music, Shows, Concerts

Rodgers and Hammerstein's CINDERELLA

Enjoy the magic of Cinderella at the Keller Auditorium.  See what's in store in the following trailer.

Performances for March are on the 1st, 5th, 6th, and 7th.

Get your tickets now.

Mobile: Cinderella Tickets

In the Mood

Celebrate the swing era with In the Mood's twentieth national tour of authentic 40's music, dance, and song. Enjoy Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy, Sing, Sing, Sing, Chattanooga Choo Choo and more.  Music by The Andrews Sisters, Artie Shaw, Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman, Harry James, Frank Sinatra, and Erskine Hawkins. 

Dates: March 3, 2015. Afternoon and evening performances.

Don't wait. Get your tickets now

Mobile: In the Mood Tickets

Newmark Theatre
Antoinette Hatfield Hall
1111 SW Broadway
Portland, Oregon 97205

Guys and Dolls

Guys and Dolls is a romantic comedy musical based on stories by Damon Runyon about a mythical New York City cast of odd-ball characters.

Dates: March 10 - 15, 2015

Keller Auditorium
222 SW Clay Street
Portland, OR 97201

Buy your tickets now.

Mobile: Guys and Dolls Tickets

Events at Roseland Theater

Coal Chamber, Filter, Combichrist & American Head Charge - March 12
Walk the Moon & The Griswolds - March 19
Adventure Club - March 20
Bad Religion & Off! - March 23
Punch Brother - March 27
Datsik - March 28
Converge & At The Gate - March 29

Roseland Theater Tickets

Mobile: Roseland Theater

McMenamin's Crystal Ballroom Events

Tweedy & The Minus 5 - March 14
Umphrey's McGee & The Revivalists - March 20
Ok Go - March 23
Yonder Mountain String Band & The Cave Singers - March 26
Guster - March 31

Crystal Ballroom Tickets

Mobile: Crystal Ballroom

Wonder Ballroom Events

Bayside & Senses Fail - March 17
Echosmith & the Colourist - March 20
The Gaslight Anthem, Northcote & Sammy Kay - March 21
Dan and Shay - March 25
The Mowgli's - March 27

Wonder Ballroom Tickets

Mobile: Wonder Ballroom

Portland Entertainment Venues

Aladdin Theatre | Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall | Earle A. Chiles Center | Hawthorne Theatre | Keller Auditorium | McMenamins Crystal Ballroom | Mississippi Studios | Moda Center at the Rose Garden | Newmark Theatre | Oregon Zoo | Portland Expo Center | Portland Veterans Memorial Coliseum | Providence Park | Roseland Theater | Delores Winningstad Theatre | Wonder Ballroom

February Portland Events 

April Portland Events: Coming in April - I Love Lucy and Moody Blues

Portland Events March