Quality Inn Downtown Convention Center
431 N.E. Multnomah
Portland, OR 97232
Phone: (503) 233-7933
Fax: (360) 282-6133
431 N.E. Multnomah, Portland, OR, US, 97232
- Phone: (503) 233-7933
- Fax: (360) 282-6133
The spires of glass that reach up and pierce the Portland skyline are a testimony to this city's appreciation of both art and function in the architectural styles gracing the downtown and waterfront areas. The Convention Center offers more than 500,000 square feet for accommodating meetings, banquets, exhibits, fairs or shows. During the annual Rose Festival, throngs of excited extroverts from all around the world gather at the OCC to view the floats made from millions of flowers—which tour the city every June in the Grand Floral Parade.
This cineplex has several screens for your viewing pleasure. For a more enjoyable experience, sit back and relax with popcorn and a soda from the refreshment stand. For film times, ticket prices and further information please see their website.
This large rink, located in the middle of Lloyd Center Mall, provides a fun way to spend the day. This is where Tonya Harding trained for the Olympics. Rentals are available, and while it is a popular attraction, the rink does not get too crowded.
This complex features the biggest shows and best sports in town. Located near the Oregon Convention Center, see the Portland Trailblazers NBA basketball, concerts with big-name artists, as well as many other exciting events. The area includes the 20,000-seat Rose Garden Arena and the 12,000-seat Memorial Coliseum. You will appreciate the prime location, just across the river from downtown. The ticket office, located in the middle of the commons, is a good place to find last-minute tickets and avoid fees.
This intimate theater is set within the Rose Garden. It features floor-to-ceiling curtains and an acoustic cloud. The spectacular 'cloud' panels boost sound absorption, thereby reducing noise control problems. They can also be adjusted to create a custom-tailored acoustic environment for each individual performance. Boyz II Men, Celine Dion, Chicago, Counting Crows, Dave Matthews Band, Sarah McLachlan, Shaggy, Sheryl Crow, Snoop Dogg, The Cure, The Moody Blues and Tony Bennett have all taken a walk in the clouds!
This cineplex has 10 screens for your viewing pleasure. For a more enjoyable experience, sit back and relax with popcorn and a soda from the refreshment stand. The parking lot has ample space so you can safely take your vehicle. For film times, ticket prices and further information please call or see their website.
You'll find the Portland Winter Hawks here from September through March. While they're the main attraction on ice, there are other skating shows and competitions here. Concerts and other community events are scheduled throughout the year in this little cousin of the Rose Garden. Located near the Convention Center in Northeast Portland, the stadium is an oval-shaped coliseum encased by a large glass housing. It keeps Portlanders dry and comfortable while they're being entertained. Next to the Rose Garden, it's the biggest draw to the Rose Quarter.
The Leftbank provides ample space that can rented out for various events. From a host of cultural programmes, festivals, fund raisers to private parties and social events, this place makes an excellent venue for all kinds of activities and functions. Check website for rental details.
Don your dancing shoes and take a trip back to when big bands ruled the music scene. Red velvet curtains, rich wood grains, and dancers of all ages contribute to the unique atmosphere. Dance to such favorites as swing, salsa, ballroom and tango, usually with at least one live band a week gracing the stage. Attire among the more serious dancers tends to be fairly formal, but dress as you like. Lessons are available during the hour before the main dance. Also you can hire the venue for any event from weddings to fashion shows and corporate parties to concerts.The venue hosts live performances such as the Wanderlust Circus, Swing Dance Festival and more. Check out their website for more details.
Viscount Dance Studios, located in the heart of East Burnside's art and entertainment district is a haven for dance lovers, especially swing-dance and Latin American dances. They conduct regular workshops and dance classes. The studios are spacious and are available for rental as well. Housed in a beautifully-restored heritage building, the decor is marvelous. The Bossanova Ballroom located upstairs is another beautiful venue which can accommodate 750 guests for any type of event—weddings, corporate dinners, concerts or comedy shows.
If you are in the mood for seeing less traditional performances than the odes of Shakespeare or the musicals of Bernstein, enjoy an evening at the Imago Theater for some drama, acrobatics, mime, music and more. This Portland theater company always puts on a modern, open-to-interpretation show. The theater space, which adds an historical element to the modern pieces, is located in an area of the city that could be described as industrial. Do not miss the show Frogs, Lizards, Orbs and Slinkys, with both day and evening showtimes. All ages will enjoy this performance.
Used as a meeting space for various organizations ever since it was constructed in 1907, The Secret Society Ballroom, today is at the center of various artistic and cultural events. Art exhibitions, concerts, dance shows are held here regularly, and so are weddings, private gatherings and wine tasting events. After an events, you could always head to the next door lounge, gulp down a few cocktails and savor the American delights.