To Do: March 2019

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Portland Dining Month

March 1st -31st at over 100 different Portland Restaurants. In a city like Portland, cuisine options never run out — and thanks to Portland Dining Month, budgets don’t have to either. For the entire month of March, more than 100 of the city’s top restaurants are offering three-course meals for just $33. Returning for its 10th year in 2019, Portland Dining Month offers 31 whole days to chew through your restaurant bucket list — whether it’s revisiting a Portland classic or sampling something new.

Cookie & Wine Pairing

March 1st - 3rd at Hip Chicks do Wine. Hip Chicks will be pairing 4 wines with 4 delicious Cookies for only $15 in advance or $17 at the door. They have also added a limited pairing of everyone’s favorite Coconut Caramel Chocolate Cookie with a sample of their Port for an additional $5. Additional wine by the glass and small plates are available for purchase.

Portland Women’s Expo

March 2nd at the Oregon Convention Center. You can count on the Portland Women’s Expo to bring you the very best in samples, shopping, and the latest trends! Discover hundreds of new products and services on display by local and national businesses. Bring your friends and family and enjoy food, music, wine, health & beauty - all of the things you love! 


Portland International Film Festival

March 3rd - 21st at various Portland locations. Drawing an audience of 38,000, the Portland International Film Festival (PIFF) is the biggest film event in Oregon, premiering more than 140 international shorts and feature films to Portland audiences annually. Audiences can experience a variety of parties, visiting artists, and plenty of festival adventure taking in this feast of cinematic fare.

TOAST: The Original Artisan Spirits Festival

March 9th at the Tiffany Center. The 9th Annual Toast event is an opportunity to taste from a wide variety of over 120 spirits from across the Northwest. Whether your spirit preference is Whiskey, Rum, Gin, Vodka, Brandy, Liqueurs - or even unique spirits like Absinthe and Aquavit - the estimated 50 distillers and producers at TOAST will have it covered. TOAST allows small distillers and producers to showcase their handcrafted spirits, while providing an opportunity for the public to experience the diversity and quality of craft spirits from Oregon. This year's TOAST features 5 of Portland's best restaurants. Each restaurant will offer a selection of small bites throughout the evening.

Whale Watching Week

March 23rd - 31st at the Oregon Coast. People come from all over the world to learn about the gray whales that travel along the Oregon coast each year. Whales are visible from Oregon's shores all year long, although some months are better than others. The spring watching begins in late March as the gray whales travel north on their way towards Alaska. The first surge swims by around the end of March and you can watch the north-bound whales all the way until June!