The Portland Pickles throw a summer festival with beer, food, live music from Tacocat, Kyle Craft, and The Parson Red Heads, and an evening game against the Kelowna Falcons. $17 tickets nab you a souvenir pint with a complimentary fill, admission to the pregame concert, a limited edition vinyl, and a right field berm ticket for the ballgame.
Jul 14, 3 pm, Walker Stadium, $17, all ages
Olympia Provisions' All-American 4th of July Party
Olympia Provisions transforms its parking lot into the staging grounds for an all-Independence-Day-long party, with a grill going (you gotta have a grill going,) live music, beer, summer games and more.
Jul 4, 2 pm, Olympia Provisions Public House Eatery, free, all ages
Portland Craft Beer Festival
The Fields hosts this grand kickoff to Oregon Craft Beer Month with a three-day celebration of Portland's (many) contributions to the art of brewing. $25 admission includes a cup and 15 beverage tickets ($30 and 10 tickets if purchased at the door.) Come down and enjoy delicious food and beverage offerings from Base Camp, Lompoc, Migration, Natian, Occidental, Pints, Bridgeport, Coopers Hall, Cider Riot, and many more.
Jul 6-8; Fri & Sun noon, Sat 10am; The Fields, $25-30
Backyard BBQ: A Cannabis Industry Appreciation Party
The title may make it sound like this is an exclusive sort of barbecue, but appreciating the cannabis industry is something anyone can do, and as such, anyone can roll into the White Owl and get themselves a plate (or two) while enjoying the sounds of Flamingosis, DJ100PRoof, Lamar Leroy, Roane Namuh, and Freaky Outty. Hosted by Reva DeVito.
Jul 8, 3 pm, White Owl Social Club, $10
Portland Monthly presents the first in their annual all-you-can-eat food festival at Rossi Farms, showcasing some of the city's best farmers, ranchers, distillers, brewers, winemakers, and chefs; using locally-sourced ingredients to create three days and nights worth of feasting.
Jul 13-15, Rossi Farms, $45-300
Summer Strawberry Beer Fest
Saraveza and the Fruit Beer Festival team up to add one more mini-fest to the city's ever growing roster of delicious showcases for adventurous brewers. Behold! BEER MADE OUT OF STRAWBERRIES. 15 of 'em, in fact, paired with strawberry food specials.
Jul 14, noon, Saraveza, $10
Foster Tasting Tour
Pick up a passport book and indulge in tasty $5 treats from an array of Foster area businesses, including Nayar Taqueria, Jurassic Cart, Bar Maven, La Arepa, and the Portland Mercado. Collect as many stickers as you can and return your passport for a chance to win prizes.
Jul 14, 2 pm, for a complete list of participating businesses and their offerings, click here.
Tea Fest PDX
A holiday for anyone who really, really loves the smell, the taste, and the rituals behind making that perfect cup of tea, whether you're a newcomer to the larger tea universe or whether you've been exploring it for years. Includes live music, food, classes, workshops, yoga, tai chi, and more.
Jul 21, 9:30 am, World Forestry Center & Museum, $10
VegOut! Portland Vegan Beer & Food Festival
The VegOut Vegan Beer & Food Festival brings the inaugural installment of their two-day celebration of vegan cuisine to Holladay Park, with live entertainment, educational speakers, chef demonstrations, fitness classes, and over 100 vendors.
Jul 21-22; Sat 10 am; Sun 11 am; Holladay Park, $20-45, all ages
Anne Amie's ninth annual party celebrating the best in international street food and wines by bringing them all (and for an extra $30 bucks, you too—they'll literally drive you there) to the hills overlooking the Willamette Valley, with participants including Ned Ludd, Big's Chicken, Country Cat, Bollywood Theater, Ember & Vine, Pok Pok, and more.
Jul 26, 6 pm, Anne Amie Vineyards, $85-115
31st Annual Oregon Brewers Festival
The Northwest tradition returns to the Waterfront to serve over 80,000 customers some of the finest beer the world will ever drink. Visit oregonbrewfest.com for a list of brewers.
Jul 26-29, noon, Tom McCall Waterfront Park, free
As sour and wild ales grow in popularity, Lambic-style krieks are the showstoppers both among beer aficionados and those who proclaim, “I don’t usually like beer.” Kriekfest 2018 offers deliciousness from breweries including New Belgium, pFriem, Cascade, Rack & Cloth, Ale Apothecary, Block 15, Scratch, Upright, and more.
Jul 28, 11 am, Hood River Waterfront, $40