Portland Event Guide: October 2015

With summer in the rearview mirror, it's time to embrace the crisp air and cozy days ahead. Portland comes alive in the Fall with a multitude of events both intimate and festival-sized. Whether your idea of a perfect weekend is hunting for the perfect pumpkin at Sauvie's Island, sipping on local craft ciders, or planning your dream getaway, there is truly something for everyone this October.

TICKET GIVEAWAY: The Paper Airplane will be giving away (2) pairs of tickets to Here & There Travel Fest on October 10th - 11th at the Oregon Convention Center. Read on for further details. 

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TRAVEL

HERE & THERE TRAVEL FEST presented by Oregonian Media Group
October 10th - 11th, Oregon Convention Center
It's time to get real about planning that dream trip. At Here & There Travel Fest, you'll have the chance to meet with regional, national, and international travel boards, hear talks from inspiring industry experts, experience various cultural entertainment, and more. 
The first reader to comment on this post will win 2 free tickets to Here and There Travel Fest! Did someone beat you to it? Be the first to comment on [Facebook] to win your own pair. Adventure on. 

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music

CHVRCHES
October 13th, Crystal Ballroom

GRIMES
October 27th, Wonder Ballroom

FOOD

KILLER PUMPKIN (BEER) FESTIVAL
October 17th, Green Dragon

NW CIDER FEST
October 1O-11th, Pioneer Courthouse Square

CAFFEINE CRAWL 2015
October 21st, Throughout Portland

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culture

PORTLAND CORN MAIZE AT SAUVIE'S ISLAND
All Month, The Pumpkin Patch at Sauvie's Island

HOOD RIVER VALLEY HARVEST FESTIVAL
October 16-18th, Hood River Event Site

BELLA ORGANIC FARM HAUNTED CORN MAZE
October 30 - 31st, Bella Organic Farm at Sauvie's Island

design

FASHIONXT
October 7-10th, NW Northrup & NW 9th

PDX DESIGN WEEK POP-UP
October 10-17th, Throughout Portland