APRIL – JUNE 2018
The following events are within a 3 hour radius of Portland, not including Seattle. Always check online before attending events as changes can occur.
FEAST OF FOOLS ~ APR 20-22
4pm Fri-4pm Sun.
$30 weekend camping adv. add $5 at door, daypass Sat. $15, $10 per person for Sat. feast, must register for feast in advance.
First camping event of the year! Midieval+-themed campout. Vendors, dinner Sat. contests/games, fighting, Riona hopes to perform.
CHERRY CITY COMIC CON ~ APR 21-22
10am-10pm Sat, 10am-5pm Sun.
OR State Fair Expo Center 2330 17th St. NE Salem OR 97301.
$35 2-days, $25 Sat, $20 Sun.
Comics/pop culture convention. Vendors, panels, costume contest, guests.
BAR GEMELS ~ APR 27-29
3pm Fri.-12pm Sun.
Camp Taloali 15934 N Santiam Hwy SE Stayton OR 97383.
SCA camping event, German+ as the theme. Midieval vendors, fighting, games, tent camping or cabins, costumes please.
BETA CON DATES ~ TBA
Computer games and video games convention, no info about this year yet, stay tuned, happened last year with plans to do it again.
WAGON CON ~ MAY 4-6
9am-11pm each day, 6pm-10pm game night Fri. at the nearby River Tap Pub in case you need a con break or can’t afford the con. Most events at The Dalles Civic Auditorium 323 E. 4th St. The Dalles OR 97058. $30 weekend, $15 daypass.
Games convention: Boardgames, cardgames, pretends both tabletop and LARP.
HARU CON ~ MAY 4-5
10am-6pm Fri, 10am-3pm Sat. PCC SE campus, in Mt. Tabor Hall 2850 SE 82nd Ave. Portland OR 97266. FREE.
Portland Comm. College’s mini anime and comic con: Pannels, vendors, raffle, costume contest.
(NO PDX AGE)
GEEK CRAFT EXPO PORTLAND ~ MAY 12-13
11am-6pm Sat, 11am-5pm Sun. OR Convention Center 777 NE MLK Jr. Blvd. Portland OR 97232. FREE
Handmade geeky craft faire extraordinaire.
(NO FAIRE IN THE GROVE)
PARADISE ACRES RENDEZVOUS ~ MAY 18-20
Camping Reenactors camp Fri.-Sun. pvisitors welcome Sat. 10am-6pm. A farm at 10700 Jeruselum Rd. Salem OR. FREE
Fur-trapping era encampments, shooting, demonstrations. Campers must be in period costumes.
UFO FESTIVAL ~ MAY 17-20
5pm-midnight Thurs. all day Fri. and Sat. 9am-12pm Sun. McMenamin’s Oregon Hotel and surrounding areas 310 NE Evans St. McMinville OR 97128. events range from FREE-$40, $80 VIP pass which covers most things.
UFO/alien/science fiction festival: Music, movies, speakers, parade, costume contests, Dinners, farewell breakfast, etc.
SPRING FAIRY FESTIVAL ~ MAY 19
11am-7pm, Crescent Moon Gifts and surrounding area 2502 6th Ave. Tacoma WA 98406. FREE
Fantasy faire: Vendors, performers, Riona will perform.
PIRATES PLUNDER ~ MAY 18-20
12pm Fri.-4pm Sun. Lewis-Pacific Swiss Society Park 19 Swiss Picnic RD. Raymond WA 98577. $30 camping weekend adv, $35 at gate, $15 Sat. daypass.
Pirate event hosted by Realm of Chivalry: Vendors, games/contests, camping, fighting, costumes strongly encouraged.
HOUSE ON THE METOLIUS CIVIL WAR REENACTMENT ~ MAY 18-20
Only reenactors camp the weekend, visitors welcome Sat. and Sun. 9am-3pm. House on the Metolius NF-980 Camp Sherman OR 97730. $10 visitors.
Civil War Reenactment: Battles (south wins in morning, north wins in afternoon), souvenir tent, food, encampments.
DOKI DOKI CON ~ MAY 20
10am-8pm, PSU Smith Memorial Student Union bldg 1825 SE Broadway St. Portland OR. FREE
PSU’s mini anime convention: Vendors, panels, costume contest, videos.
EGILS ~ MAY 25-28
12pm Fri.-3pm Mon. Lynx Hollow State Park 80998 Davisson Rd. Creswell OR 97426. $30 camping/weekend, $15 daypass for Sat. or Sun.
Hosted by the SCA: Midieval, vendors, fighping, competitions, camping, please wear costumes.
(NO GRAND THING)
ENFILADE ~ MAY 25-27
Start and end times TBA, Red Lion Inn Olympia 2300 Evergreen Park Dr. Olympia WA 98502. Price on website, Must register by Apr. 30, no daypasses.
Specialty miniatures gaming convention: Register for games you’d like to lead or participate in on website when buying ticket.
VAMPIRES MASQUERADE BALL ~ MAY 26
9pm-late, Melody Ballroom 615 SE Alder St. Portland OR. $45 adv, $50 at door.
Fancy vampire/gothic/dark Victorian/steampunk Ball, 21+: Vendors, DJs, performances, dessert, only fancy dress and costumes allowed.
FURLANDIA ~ MAY 25-27
12pm Fri.-4pm Sun. Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel 8235 NE Airport Way Portland OR 97220. $40 unt. Apr. 21, $50 at door, daypasses TBA.
Fursuit convention: Vendors, games, dances, contests, fursuit indoor parade, panels.
ORCISH EMPERIAL GAMES AT GRAEMSAY ISLE ~ MAY 25-28
1pm Fri.-10am Mon. Camp Taloali 15934 N. Santiam Hwy. SE, Stayton OR 97383. See website for pricing and availability, almost sold out, no daypasses.
Weekend games event for 21+, fantasy event: Games and contests both in teams and individually, cabins, camping, feast.
FANDOM PDX ~ JUN 2-3
10am-7pm, Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel conference center 8235 NE Airport Way Portland OR 97220. $35 unt. May 1st, $40 weekend adv, $30 daypass adv, at door prices TBA.
Anime and other fandoms convention: Pannels, vendors, costume contest, celebrities.
(NO NEVERLAND PIRATES)
OREGON RENAISSANCE FAIRE ~ JUN 9-10, 16-17
10am-6pm, Clackamas Co. Events Center 694 NE 4th Ave. Canby OR 97013. $16 day, $28 2-day.
Renaissance Faire: Vendors, performers, jousts, food, Riona may be performing.
MAGICAL UNICORN BIKE RIDE ~ JUN 16
2pm, start location, route and end location TBA, Portland OR. FREE
Dress up as a unicorn or other sparkly fantasy creature (or not) and go on a sparkly happy bikeride together.
(NO ROCKAWAY BEACH PIRATE FESTIVAL)
ALL’S FAIRE ~ JUN 22-24
5pm Fri.-8pm Sun. for those who are camping, 10am-6pm Sat. for day visitors, Thurston Co. Fairegrounds 3054 Carpenter Rd SE, Lacey WA 98503. $25 campers, FREE visitors (with $10 parking).
Fantasy Faire: Vendors, competitions/games, fighting, performers, evening entertainment for campers, campers in costumes please, visitors optional.
PORT ROYAL SANCTUARY ~ JUN 22-25
12pm Fri.-3pm Mon. Cheadle Lake Park 37995 Weirich Dr. Lebanon OR 97355. $25 adv, $30 at gate (same price whether camping or daytripping).
Pirate event: Vendors, games/contests, comradery.
FAIRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL ~ JUN 29-JUL 1
5pm Fri.-11pm Sun. Red Hawk Avalon (check website for directions), Pe’El WA. $45, daypass TBA.
Fantasy Faire: Vendors, potluck, performers, fireshow, hiking, swimming, Riona will perform.
BRIG-A-DOOM PIRATE REGATTA ~ JUN 28-JUL 1
2pm Thurs.-10am Sun. Finding Your Neverland Camp 40151 Gates School Rd. Gates OR 97346. $75 (no daypasses)
Pirate event: Vendors, games/contests, swimming, meals together.
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