Sting & Stevie Nicks Concerts, The Winterr Light Festival, Trail Blazers Schedule & Bloody Marys At The Jupiter Hotel
Well that’s not quite true. There’s concerts, NBA basketball and the usual cool (albeit a bit funky) Portland nightlife scene. Here’s a look at what’s happening in Portland this winter.
Portland Winter Light Festival
This is not an event but a show. It’s an outdoor light show on the Willamette River which runs through downtown. It celebrates art, Portland’s artists and technology. It goes from Feb. 1-4, and is free to view.
Portland Trail Blazers Winter Schedule
Here’s dates for when the Trail Blazers are in town thru March; they play at the Modi Center.
• Jan 25 vs. Lakers
• Jan. 27 vs. Memphis
• Jma. 29 vs. Golden State
• Jan. 31 vs. Charlotte
• Feb. 3 vs. Dallas
• Feb. 9 vs. Celtics
• Feb. 13 vs. Atlanta
• March 2 vs. Oklahoma City
• March 4 vs. Brooklyn
• March 9 v. Philadelphia
• March 11 vs. Washington
• March 21 vs. Milwaukee
• March 25 vs. Minnesota
• March 28 vs. Denver
• March 30 vs. Houston
Portland Winter Concerts @ The Moda Center
The Moda Center is also a concert venue and there’s some big names coming to Portland this winter.
• Sting – Feb. 2
• Stevie Nicks – Feb. 28, Moda Center
• Red Hot Chili Peppers – March 15
Oregon Distiller’s Guild Toast 2017
The seventh annual toast, held on Saturday, Feb. 18, features more than 120 spirits from around the world – whiskey, rum, vodka, gin, bandy and liqueurs. Tickets are $45.
Link: Oregon Distiller’s Guild Toast Website
Portland Winter Accommodations
The Jupiter Hotel, located downtown (which is the best area to stay while in Portland) at 800 E. Burnside Street, is offering Two Bloody Marys at its Doug Fir Lounge and 20% off one Lift ride for new and existing Lyft members. The offer is good thru March 31 and must be booked by March 15. Use promo code GETBUSYPDX.
Link: Jupiter Hotel Website
So you see, Portland is worth a visit in the wintertime. This cool little city is full of surprises, and January thru March is certainly no exception. And yes, bring your umbrella.
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