Nightlife & the Arts in Portland

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Nightlife Overview
Name Category Location
 
21st Avenue Bar & Grill
Open until 2:30 am, 21st Avenue Bar & Grill has...
Bars Nob Hill
 
Aalto Lounge
Artsy, hip east-siders, not to be mistaken for...
Bars Southeast
 
Aladdin Theater
The Aladdin Theater music venue, located in an...
Music Clubs Southeast
 
Anna Bannanas
In a converted house, Anna Bannanas serves...
Cafes Nob Hill
 
The Antoinette Hatfield Hall
Home to the Portland Center for Performing Arts,...
Arts Centers Portland
 
Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
The 2,776-seat Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall,...
Arts Centers, Music Portland
 
Artists Repertory Theatre
The theater company performs seven to nine...
Theater Portland
 
Barley Mill Pub
The first McMenamins brewpub, the Barley Mill...
Brewpubs / Beer Gardens Southeast
 
Beaker & Flask
In an unmarked gray building, the mixologists at...
Bars Southeast
 
Bink's
This neighborhood spot on Northeast Alberta,...
Bars Northeast Portland
 
Bite of Oregon
This festival, held in early August as a benefit...
Festivals Downtown
 
Blue Monk
Upstairs at the Blue Monk local artwork is on...
Bars, Music Clubs Southeast
 
Bluehour
The modern bar at Bluehour draws a chic crowd for...
Bars Pearl District
 
BodyVox
Led by Emmy Award-winning choreographers, Body...
Dance Portland
 
Boxxes Video Lounge
Part of the same disco-bar-restaurant complex as...
Bars, Dance Clubs Downtown
 
BridgePort BrewPub & Restaurant
Visit the oldest microbrewery in Portland, a...
Brewpubs / Beer Gardens Pearl District
 
C.C. Slaughters Nightclub & Lounge
Attracting mostly gay men, C.C. Slaughters has a...
Bars, Dance Clubs Old Town
 
Caldera Public House
Located in a cozy turn-of-the-century wooden...
Bars Southeast
 
Chamber Music Northwest
Some of the most sought-after soloists, chamber...
Music Portland
 
Cinema 21
An old-school, one-screen movie theater in Nob...
Film Portland
 
CineMagic Theatre
Single-screen CineMagic shows everything from...
Film Portland
 
Coava Coffee Roasters
Located next door to the roastery, the light and...
Cafes Southeast
 
Coffeehouse Northwest
With hardwood floors, exposed brick walls, and...
Cafes Nob Hill
 
Common Grounds Coffee House
This coffee shop is a nice place to take a break,...
Cafes Southeast
 
Crush
A gay-friendly bar in Southeast, Crush serves up...
Bars Southeast
 
Deschutes Brewery
The Portland branch of the Bend-based Deschutes...
Brewpubs / Beer Gardens Pearl District
 
Do Jump! Extremely Physical Theater
Check out the creative acrobatic work of Do...
Dance Portland
 
Doug Fir Lounge
Part 1950s diner and part log cabin, the Doug Fir...
Music Clubs Downtown
 
Embers
Open late, Embers is a popular after-hours...
Bars, Dance Clubs Old Town
 
Fez Ballroom
The funky, Moroccan-style Fez Ballroom draws a...
Dance Clubs Downtown
 
The Fox and Hounds
Popular with the gay crowd, the friendly Fox and...
Bars, Dance Clubs Old Town
 
Gypsy Restaurant & Velvet Lounge
This boisterous bar serves cocktails in giant...
Bars Nob Hill
 
The Heathman Restaurant & Bar
At the elegant Heathman Hotel, you can sip tea in...
Bars Downtown
 
Henry's 12th Street Tavern
In a building that was once the Blitz-Weinhard...
Bars Pearl District
 
Hollywood Theatre
A landmark movie theater that showed silent films...
Film Portland
 
Holocene
Hosting deejayed dance nights that range from...
Dance Clubs Southeast
 
Hopworks Urban Brewery
A bicycle-themed microbrewery with tasty beer and...
Brewpubs / Beer Gardens Southeast
 
Horse Brass Pub
A laid-back beer-drinking crowd fills the...
Bars Southeast
 
Huber's Cafe
The city's oldest restaurant (est. 1879), is...
Bars Downtown
 
Imago Theatre
Considered by some to be Portland's most...
Theater Portland
 
Jimmy Mak's
Dubbed one of the world's "top 100 places to hear...
Bars, Music Clubs Pearl District
 
Keller Auditorium
With 3,000 seats and outstanding acoustics,...
Music Portland
 
Kells Irish Restaurant & Pub
There's terrific Irish food here as well as...
Bars Old Town
 
Laurelhurst Theater
With a classic neon sign out front, Laurelhurst...
Film Portland
 
LaurelThirst Public House
Locals crowd the LaurelThirst Public House to eat...
Bars, Music Clubs Northeast Portland
 
Living Room Theater
The sleek, upscale Living Room Theater, which...
Film Portland
 
Lotus Cardroom and Cafe
The young and eclectic crowd here comes to drink...
Bars Downtown
 
Lucky Labrador Brew Pub
Inside an old warehouse with high ceilings and...
Brewpubs / Beer Gardens Southeast
 
McMenamins Crystal Ballroom
With a 7,500-square-foot springy dance floor...
Music Clubs Downtown
 
Mint/820
Green lanterns glow on the curvy bar of this hot...
Bars Northeast Portland
 
Mississippi Studios
An intimate neighborhood music venue, with a...
Music Clubs North Portland
 
Muu-Muu's Restaurant & Bar
A young hip crowd packs the cool booths at...
Bars Nob Hill
 
Noble Rot Wine Bar
Perched atop a hillside building on the east...
Wine Bars Northeast Portland
 
Northwest Film Center
A branch of the Portland Art Museum, the...
Film Portland
 
Oba!
Plush tans and reds with lime-green backlit walls...
Bars Pearl District
 
Oregon Ballet Theatre
Oregon Ballet Theatre produces several classical...
Dance Portland
 
Oregon Children's Theatre
The Oregon Children's Theatre puts on three to...
Theater Portland
 
Oregon Symphony
Established in 1896, the symphony is Portland's...
Music Portland
 
Palio Dessert & Espresso House
Located in the middle of peaceful, green Ladd's...
Cafes Southeast
 
Pied Cow Coffeehouse
In a creaky old Victorian with a large,...
Cafes Southeast
 
Ponderosa Lounge at Jubitz Truck Stop
Not your ordinary truck stop, the Ponderosa...
Music Clubs North Portland
 
Portland Baroque Orchestra
The Portland Baroque Orchestra performs music...
Music Portland
 
Portland Center for the Performing Arts
Portland Center for the Performing Arts hosts...
Arts Centers Portland
 
Portland Center Stage
The largest producing theater in Portland,...
Theater Portland
 
Portland Opera
The opera, its orchestra, and chorus perform five...
Opera Portland
 
Reed College's Kaul Auditorium
Reed College's Kaul Auditorium hosts the Portland...
Arts Centers Portland
 
Rialto Poolroom Bar & Cafe
The Rialto is a large bar with several pool...
Bars Downtown
 
Rimsky Korsakoffee House
Located in an odd old Victorian with a few...
Cafes Southeast
 
Ringlers Annex
Sip on beer, port, or single-malt scotch in the...
Bars Downtown
 
Rose Garden
The 21,000-seat Rose Garden is home to the...
Music Portland
 
Roseland Theater
The Roseland Theater, which holds 1,400 people...
Music Old Town
 
Sapphire Hotel
In the lobby of a former brothel, the deep red,...
Bars Southeast
 
Saucebox
A sophisticated crowd flocks here to enjoy...
Bars Downtown
 
Scandals
At this low-key gay bar, there's a small dance...
Bars Downtown
 
Southpark
With its extensive wine list, the Southpark wine...
Bars Downtown
 
St. John's Theater & Pub
In a former church, the St. John's Pub includes a...
Film North Portland
 
Stumptown Coffee Roasters
Serving a true Portland coffee experience,...
Cafes Downtown
 
Stumptown Coffee Roasters
Stumptown Coffee Roasters has three caf├ęs on the...
Cafes Southeast
 
Swift Lounge
The bird-themed Swift Lounge, a popular hipster...
Bars Northeast Portland
 
Tao of Tea
With soft music and the sound of running water in...
Cafes Southeast
 
Tears of Joy Puppet Theatre
Tears of Joy Puppet Theatre stages six children's...
Theater Portland
 
Ticketmaster
For tickets to most events, call Ticketmaster or...
Tickets Portland
 
TicketsWest
Tickets are available from TicketsWest.
Tickets Portland
 
Tugboat Brewing Co.
The unassuming Tugboat Brewing Co. is a small,...
Brewpubs / Beer Gardens Downtown
 
Veritable Quandary
At this old river-side restaurant, you can eat...
Bars Downtown
 
The Veterans Memorial Coliseum
This 12,000-seat venue on the MAX light-rail line...
Arts Centers, Music Portland
 
Waterfront Blues Festival
One of the nation's premier blues festivals, the...
Festivals Downtown
 
White Bird Dance
Since its founding in 1997, White Bird Dance has...
Dance Portland
 
Widmer Brothers Brewing Gasthaus Pub
Founded in 1984, this brewery produces more beer...
Bars North Portland
 
Wildwood Restaurant & Bar
A martini-loving crowd chills at Wildwood, an...
Bars Nob Hill
 
World Cup Coffee and Tea
Excellent organic coffee and espresso are for...
Cafes Nob Hill

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