01. February 2018 - 18:00
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Portland Winter Light Festival 2018 (free, all ages) | Portland Winter Light Festival | Thursday, 01. February 2018

This festival is FREE, all ages, & takes place rain or shine!

Join us for the third year of the Portland Winter Light Festival. Theme: "The Light of Progress"

The festival takes place over three nights at several event "Hubs" around Portland:
Hub A = SE Portland. OMSI, Oregon Rail Heritage Center, Portland Spirit Dock, and more
Hub B = SW Portland. World Trade Center/PGE Headquarters, Salmon Springs Fountain
Hub C = NW Portland. North Park Blocks including PNCA
Hub D = North/NE Portland. Cathedral Park Place, St Johns, Rose Quarter, Convention Center, more

Events include a lantern parade, multiple Tesla Coil performances, silent disco, science talks, illuminated bike ride, and more.

For a detailed list of all 100+ installations, performances, and events, visit

Parking at most sites is limited. The Portland Streetcar will be offering FREE rides for all three nights (Feb 1-3 after 5pm). Rides on the Portland Spirit and Sternwheeler will be complimentary (no ticket needed).

Read FAQ here:

DONATE: To support our 501(c)3 organization donate at

VOLUNTEER: Many slots are still available. Sign up at

Please message our Facebook page with any other questions you may have.