5 things to do in Portland today: Thursday, January 2

Jan 2 2020, 6:23 pm

It’s never a boring day in Rose City. Check out these five fun activities taking place today in PDX this Thursday, January 2.

Safeway Winter Wonderland


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What: Enjoy the Pacific Northwest’s largest holiday light show with over 250 light displays.
When: January 2, 2020
Time: 5:30 to 9:30 pm
Where: 1940 North Victory Boulevard, Portland
Admission: Tickets start at $20. Buy them here

One Team Scavenger Hunt Adventure: Portland (Washington Park)

What: Hosted by Puzzling Adventures, take part in a self-guided scavenger hunt and adventure with your friends in Washington Park.

When: January 2, 2020
Time: 8 am to 6 pm
Where: 4000 SW Fairview Blvd, Portland
Admission: $29.99. Buy tickets here

Rainbows Love Cosmic Light

What: This art exhibit is by Larry Peace-love Yes, an American folk artist and musician whose mission is to spread love. With a guiding sense of boundless childlike wonder, Larry creates works of whimsy and joy that will make you smile.

When: January 2, 2020
Time: 3 pm to 6 pm
Where: 81 Southeast Yamhill Street, Portland
Admission: Free!

Tour and Tasting Freeland Spirits

What: Freeland Spirits is one of very few women owned and run distilleries in history. Come for a Tour and Tasting and treat yourself to a unique gin and whiskey experience.
When: January 2, 2020
Time: 3 pm to 4 pm
Where: 2671 Northwest Vaughn Street, Portland
Admission: Free. Register here

Matilda the Musical

What: Enjoy the classic musical, Matilda. An inspiring, heart-breaking, captivating masterpiece, Matilda revels in the anarchy of childhood, the power of imagination, and a girl who won’t let being “little” stop her from putting an unjust world right.

When: January 2, 2020
Time: The event starts at noon
Where: 1819 NW Everett Street, Portland
Admission: $9.50 to $11.50. Buy tickets here

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