The Top 5 Fall Events in Portland

As the summer heat gives way to crisp fall air, delight in a season filled with fun activities and events. During your visit, fill your trip itinerary with some of the best fall events in Portland — from marathons to fun-filled festivals and classic fall favorites. 

Bella Organic Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze 

October 1-31, 2019

It’s not really fall until the local pumpkin patch opens for business. Famous among Portlanders, the Bella Organic pumpkin patch and corn maze will return once again in 2019. Located on Sauvie Island — just 25 minutes from downtown Portland — the farm features a themed corn maze, pumpkin patch, and other attractions such as a petting zoo, face painting, and more.

Portland Fashion Week

October 2-6, 2019

Portland Fashion Week returns for its 18th year, bringing together the best designers from around the world, while still shining a light on local talent. The week features everything from couture designs to sustainable fashion, and promises an unforgettable experience for those attending. 

Portland Greek Festival

October 4-6, 2019

For six decades, the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, in southeast Portland, has hosted the much-beloved Portland Greek Festival. Each year more than 15,000 people flock from all over to take part. Here you’ll enjoy the best Greek food and pastries in town, as well as music, dance performances, crafts, and artwork.

Portland Marathon

October 6, 2019

Held on the first Sunday of October each year, the Portland Marathon is one of the longest-running marathons in the U.S. Participants can choose between completing a full or half marathon, and the route takes racers all around the city, with a portion of the race passing right near our downtown hotel. Whether you plan on participating or just cheering the runners along, the Portland Marathon is a true hallmark of fall. 

Portland Book Festival

November 9, 2019

Formerly known as Wordstock, the Portland Book Festival is an annual literary festival and is among the largest of its kind in the U.S. The festival features more than 100 authors, writing workshops, a book fair, pop-up readings, and more. This year it’ll be held at the Portland Art Museum and its neighboring venues. 
Enjoy easy access to these events and more this fall from our downtown Portland hotel. Book your stay today!