What’s Happening in February on the Oregon Food Scene!?

We’ve got a lot going on in Oregon during the month of February — not only is it the month for lovers but there are several really fun festivals, championships, and tours happening – and we can’t forget Chinese New Year.  So come on out — come with an appetite and prepare to have a lot of fun!

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Saturday, February 7, 2015 from 7:30 AM to 6:00 PM (PST)

@World Forestry Center 4033 SW Canyon Rd Portland, OR 97221

Sausage and beer fest

February 13 – 14, 2015

38 miles south

Wurstfest is a celebration of handmade sausage, local and German beer, and German music in Mt. Angel Festhalle, which includes an indoor parade & costume contest for Fasching Fri. evening, and a 5K/10K Sat.

Valentine’s Day dinner!!

February 14, 2015

Greater Portland area

OpenTable lists restaurants in the Portland area that offer special menus for Valentine’s Day. Don’t miss an opportunity to have a great time with friends or with your sweetie!

Valentine’s Day at the winery

February 14, 2015

57 miles SW

Romance in the Cellar is a romantic feast with wine at Eola Hills Wine Cellars, which is west of Salem.

Zwickelmania brewery tour

February 14, 2015

Oregon locations

Breweries all over Oregon offer tours, samples, and specials for Zwickelmania on President’s Day weekend. No sandals. Free.

Portland Dinner Cruise!

February 13-14: Valentine’s Day Dinner Cruise @ Portland Spirit | Music, Beautiful River Views, The Bylines

 

Wine & chocolate weekend

February 14 – 16, 2015

100 miles east

Valentine’s Wine & Chocolate Weekend pairs chocolate with wine at 20 Columbia Gorge Wineries

State beer competition

February 16 – 22, 2015

5 miles NE

Taste unmarked beers from the western states (California, Oregon, and Washington) and vote for your favorite at Beer Brawl at Concordia Ale House.

Seafood festival

February 19 – 22, 2015

137 miles SW

Newport Seafood & Wine Festival offers food, wine, and crafts for sale. Buy ticket online. Bring age 21 ID.

Chinese New Year

February 19 – March 5, 2015

0.5 mile north

Celebrate Chinese New Year with lion dances, martial arts, cultural scenes, kids’ activities, and lantern viewing at Lan Su Chinese Garden. See schedule.

Dark beer festival

February 20, 2015 (4 to 10 p.m.)

2.6 miles north

A ticket to Black Out Beer Fest includes 8 tastes of beer from local brewers, plus live music at Sidebar.

Raw beer festival

February 21, 2015

1 mile east

Firkin Fest pours 40 Oregon beers that are unfiltered, unpasteurized, naturally carbonated in the cask and served at cellar temperature, with cheese, chocolates, meats, and snacks at Green Dragon Bistro.

Clam chowder tasting

February 21, 2015 (12 to 4 p.m.)

2.6 miles north

Chowder Challenge has live music, a beer garden, pub food, and a tray of chowder samples to buy and vote for your favorite at Fifth Quadrant. Kids OK.

Creole cook off

February 21, 2015

87 miles SW

Buy restaurant samples, and then vote for your favorite at Jambalaya Cook-Off in Lincoln City.

Free Admission to Portland Art Museum

February 27

5-8PM, Fourth Friday of Every Month (more info) (Take a date out – see some art — have dinner!)

Beer & spirits festival

February 28, 2015

2.5 miles north

Sample ideal pairings of beer from 15 local breweries and spirits from 12 Oregon distilleries at the inaugural Brewstillery Fest at StormBreaker Brewing.