Oregon Brewer's Festival Brunch
The celebration of Oregon beer begins here, with this very big brunch prepared by Ecliptic executive chef Michael Molitor, kicking off the 2019 Oregon Brewers Festival. Admission includes a buffet brunch, two Ecliptic beers, a souvenir T-shirt, and the official OBF tasters mug, and once you're done loading up on eggs, bread, and fruit, take that energy and put it into the ensuing parade, Grand Marshaled by none other than the Unipiper. (Wed July 24, 8:30 am, Ecliptic Brewing, $49)

32nd Anual Oregon Brewers Festival
The Northwest tradition returns to the Waterfront to serve over 85,000 customers some of the finest beer the world will ever drink, and for the first time ever, the fest will feature nothing but Oregon craft beers and ciders. Visit oregonbrewfest.com for a list of brewers. (Wed-Sat, July 24-27, 11:30 am, Tom McCall Waterfront Park, free)

Portland Craft Beer Festival
This year's edition of the Portland Craft Beer Festival grows a size bigger, with four days dedicated to the celebration of Portland's (many) contributions to beer culture. Come down and enjoy delicious food and and—of course—beers from some of the Northwest's very best. (Thurs-Sun, July 4-7, noon, The Fields, $30)

4th of July Fireworks Dinner
Boy & Bean provide the music for this outdoor three-course dinner, with a unique menu and a parking lot transformed into a tribute to Americana, with a perfect view of the fireworks later in the evening. (Thurs July 4, 5 pm, Clarklewis, $55)

Red, White, and BBQ
King Tide Fish & Shell celebrates the 4th of July with a dinner party offering BBQ brisket and salmon, a whole pig, and excellent views of the firework show on the riverfront. (Thurs July 4, 6 pm, King Tide Fish & Shell, $99)

Oyster Social
Tournant's oyster social is looking to become a bonafide Portland culinary tradition, and this year features offerings from chef Nic Maraziti of Piccone's Corner. No reservations needed. (Fri July 5, 5 pm, Tournant)

Punk in Drublic 2019
The Punk in Drublic Craft Beer and Music Festival hits Portland for its first US stop, bringing beers from some of the best local and regional breweries, along with performances from NOFX, Bad Religion, Anti-Flag, The Last Gang, and more out to Portland Meadows. All tickets include a commemorative cup and 10 tasting tickets (3 oz pours). (Fri July 12, 3 pm, Portland Meadows, $45-60)

Vibrant Valley Southern Feast
Trek to the far Northwest, into Sauvie Island, to enjoy culinary delights from the deep south with this Vibrant Valley feast, in partnership with La Ruta PDX and pFriem brewing. Price includes a full family-style dinner by Toro Bravo chef John Gorham and Plaza Del Toro chef Michael Kessler, with live music from Steve Cheseborough and the Diving Ducks, artisan beers paired by pFriem, and proceeds benefitting Street Roots. (Sat July 13, 6 pm, Vibrant Valley Farm, $125)

Portland Picnic
Sure, the city is pretty well known for its beer, and its numerous beer festivals, but you know—this region is really good with wine, too, and Portland Picnic returns in July, transforming Westmoreland Park into what you might (hopefully) consider "the Ultimate Picnic Experience," including various tasting packages, good local food, and live local music. (Sat July 13, 11 am, Westmoreland Park, $20-125)

Portland Monthly returns with a new installment 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. (Fri-Sun, July 12-14, Rossi Farms, $55-65)

Summer Strawberry Beer Festival
Saraveza bottle shop and tavern host a summer beer festival with a focus on fruity strawberry beers and ciders. Come through and enjoy a special strawberry-infused food menu paired with tasty offerings from the likes of Great Notion Brewing, Breakside Brewery, Ruse Brewing, Urban Family Brewing, Little Beast Brewing, Matchless Brewing, 2 Towns Ciderhouse, Beachwood Brewing, Stickmen Brewing, Propolis Brewing, and more. (Sat July 13, noon, Saraveza, $10)

The Taste of Milwaukie
The Taste of Milwaukie returns for its second year, bringing local vendors, artists, craftsmen, food, and craft beer, cider, and wine to the heart of downtown Milwaukie at the corner of SE Harrison and SE McLoughlin Blvd. Indulge in over 40 beers and ciders on tap, all while enjoying music and activities for families and kids of all ages. Admission to the festival is free. Beer and Cider tasting starts at $15 and includes a commemorative glass plus 4 tasting tickets to use for beer and cider. Additional tasting tickets are available for purchase during the event. All presale packages include 6 tasting tickets. (Sat July 20, noon, Downtown Milwaukie, free)

This seems like it should have happened before now, and should be a bigger thing than some dumb football game (said game and it's stupid bullshit copyright is probably why this event had its name changed recently), but let's just be happy its here, whether it's a bowl or a fest, for 2019: ScooperFest is an opportunity to sample 45 flavors as provided by 15 of the Northwest's best ice cream makers, including Umpqua, Tillamook, Alpenrose, Ruby Jewel, Fifty Licks, and more. Ticket price includes unilmited all day access to the ice cream tent, and also there's a water slide. (Sat-Sun July 20-21, 11 am, Pioneer Courthouse Square, $15, all ages)

Counter Culture
Anne Amie's annual party celebrating the best in international street food and wines turns 10 in 2019, and once again they'll bring their favorite chefs (and for an extra $30 bucks, you too—they'll literally drive you there) to the hills overlooking the Willamette Valley, with participating restaurants including Gado Gado, Harlow, Country Cat, Noraneko, Laurelhurst Market, and more. Music by DJ Atom 13 and Ka Lei Hali'a O Ka Lokelani. (Thurs July 25, 6 pm, Anne Amie Vineyards, $75-105)

Don't forget to check out our Things To Do calendar for even more things to do!