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Portland Is Hopping This Summer! Here's Why

June 24, 2019
Portland Timeshare Vacation

Summer in Portland, Oregon is hopping! Time and time again Portland has been named The Best Beer City in the World. So, it's no surprise this city has a variety of summer activities surrounding a thriving craft beer industry. Be sure to check out timeshare resorts in the area and hit up the best summer events during your timeshare vacation to Portland. Hop to it!


Portland International Beer Festival
Locals and tourists alike flock to Portland's International Beer Festival every year. This festival is one of Portland's famous summer traditions, taking place from June 28th through June 30th. With over 200 different world-class beers represented, you'll never run out of beers to try. Sample everything from classic pilsners and pale ales to exotic sours.

Oregon Cider Week
If you're more of a cider fan, we've got you covered! Take part in Oregon Cider Week, where the best ciders in the Northwest will be showcased for 11 consecutive days at a variety of events and tap takeovers throughout the city. This event kicks off on June 20th with cider celebrations at Avid Cider Co's and On Tap. Click here for the full lineup of events!

Waterfront Blues Festival
While this festival is not directly related to beer, it sure will quench your thirst for adventure. Earning the title of the largest celebration of blues music west of the Mississippi, the Waterfront Blues Festival hosts a variety of artists across their four different stages from July 4th to July 7th. Enjoy the tunes of artists like Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, Vintage Trouble and The California Honeydrops, while taking in the stunning sights of this beautiful city.

Portland Craft Beer Festival
Did you know there are over 70 craft breweries in Portland? These popular craft breweries are coming together for this four-day festival to celebrate this booming industry. In addition to sampling beer, you can also sink your teeth into delicious treats from some of the hottest food trucks in the city. Taking place from July 4th - July 7th, you can also use this festival as a means to celebrate our nation's birthday!

Oregon Brewers Festival
For 32 years, this annual festival attracts thousands of beer lovers to the Tom McCall Waterfront Park for a hopping good time! Taking place from July 24th - July 27th, this beer tasting festival boasts over 100 different local breweries pouring at the taps and hosts a variety of other activities including games and homebrewing demonstrations. You can also pair your beer of choice with a savory meal from one of the local food vendors present at this hopping festival!

For more ideas of events and activities happening in Portland this summer, click here. For more timeshare travel inspiration, click here.

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