Labor Day the Portland Way

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Labor Day is all about the achievements of the American worker; and what better way to celebrate than by taking a well-deserved day off? The city of Portland packs this three-day weekend with lively events and festivals so you can send summer off in style! Plan your Labor Day weekend with our suggestions below, all just a short distance from our luxury Portland luxury hotel.

Dahlia Festival: August 26–September 4
The Dahlia Festival is a must-see for the flower enthusiast. With more than 400 floral arrangements of dahlias, over 15,000 cut dahlia blooms on display and more, the Dahlia Festival is the largest display of its kind in the United States!

Bite of Oregon: September 1–4
When you visit the Bite of Oregon, you’ll get more than a good time with friends and family. This culinary experience will transport you to the seven regions of Oregon, from the coast to Willamette Valley, to the Gorge and beyond. Consider it your personal invitation to explore the best food the state has to offer without having to pack up the car or hop on a plane.

Oregon Symphony at the Oregon Zoo: September 2
The Oregon Symphony’s first performance of its 2017-2018 season will occur with its first-ever performance at the Oregon Zoo, a fitting start to a season entitled “A New Dimension.” Enjoy this outdoor performance conducted by music director Carlos Kalmar, who leads a two-hour program featuring blockbuster selections of familiar, crowd-pleasing classical works.

Art in the Pearl Fine Arts and Crafts Festival: September 2–4
Art In The Pearl has been named one of the top 10 Arts and Crafts Festivals in the country. The festival fills Northwest Park with art, theater, music and hands-on activities for the whole family. Over 100 artists from the United States and Canada showcase and sell their works of art, from fine wooden furniture to original paintings, photography, jewelry and much more.

A stay at our downtown Portland hotel means you’ll be close to the best destinations, restaurants and attractions Portland has to offer. Whether you’re here for business, pleasure or looking for an event space in Portland, we look forward to helping you discover this beautiful city!