We’re pretty excited about our special “Way Beyond Bizarre” tour coming up later this month. It appears others are too. So much so, we’ve added a second tour at each of our six time slots on October 26, 27 and 31. And already, those slots are selling fast. We wish we could add more, but [...]
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Portland Walking Tours was recently featured on MERGE!, a TV magazine-format show hosted by the irrepressible Kelsey Beer (perfect name for someone doing features on Portland, isn’t it?) airing on KPDX-TV. In case you missed it, here’s the link. Enjoy!
It’s that time of the year again! The leaves are starting to change… there’s that crispness in the air in the evening… that means only one thing… it’s getting close to Halloween! Halloween is one of the staff favorites here at the office. We also know its one of the favorite holidays for many of [...]
And more await you on our Beyond Bizarre tour. If you like the paranormal, weird, or wacky, let us be your guide to an evening of adventure. Armed with real ghost hunting equipment, we’ll venture down shadowy streets to reveal Portland’s paranormal past, catch glimpses of ghosts, expose psychic hoaxes and duck through haunted passageways. [...]
This weekend is a great time to step back into a modern (?) Victorian age that never happened and join a celebration of all-things steampunk and neo-victoriana. The Portland GEAR Con starts on Friday and features fashion, music, dancing, and more. Plus, there’s an appearance from the Wanderlust Circus. Get your para-industrial gear on and [...]
Which is the better “haunting” option for your Halloween outing – a haunted house or a ghost tour? We compare the options.
Well… Portland scored another first in the nation accolade this week when the country’s first pot cafe, called appropriately enough the Cannabis Cafe opened in North Portland. Now a second is looks to be on the way in SE Portland, called Highway 420. But Portland has not turned into Amsterdam, yet. These two new cafes [...]
It’s that time of year again. This Saturday, October 25th, is the Monster March in the Sellwood/Moreland neighborhood. The march starts at 3:00 p.m. at the Llewellyn Elementary school. So get the kids into their Halloween costumes, dress up the dog and get ready to hit the streets in what is one of Portland’s scariest [...]
Well… it’s that time of year again. Our local grocery stores all have stacks of pumpkins out front and big bags of Halloween candy conveniently located by the check out aisles. That also means that it is time for the Corn MaiZE at the Pumpkin Patch at Sauvie Island. This year’s MaiZE is dedicated to [...]
This weekend at Cathedral Park in St. Johns a bunch of dedicated Portlanders got into the Guinness Book of World Records by assembling the most pirates in one location with an official count of 1,651. To be counted as a pirate you had to be wearing a bandanna on your head (Argh!), wear an eye [...]