Special Events

MOST SPECIAL EVENTS SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Portland city officials decided to cancel or postpone most special events in the area to mitigate the spread and impact of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. This decision is based on the guidance from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. 

Please see the tabs to the left for information on the events the City hosted throughout the year. 

Upcoming Events

Christmas on the Coast 2020 - December 1 to January 3

  • Tree Lighting Ceremony
    • Tuesday, December 1, 2020
    • 7:05 - 7:30 p.m.
    • Broadcast live on Facebook & YouTube
  • Christmas Toy Drive
    • December 1-14, 2020
    • Drop off toys at the Portland Community Center.  
  • Holiday Market
    • Saturday, December 5, 2020
    • 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    • 810 Houston St. Portland, Texas 78374 (across from Greens & Things and Portland Marine) 
  • Pooch-a-Palooza, Pictures with Santa
    • Saturday, December 5, 2020
    • 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    • Holiday Market, 810 Houston Street
  • Parade of Lights
  • Christmas in Portland
    • Saturday, December 12, 2020
    • 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.
    • Portland City Complex - 2000 Billy G. Webb Dr. Portland, Texas 78374
  • GLOW Portland
    • Duration of Christmas on the Coast
    • Decorated homes & businesses
    • Map will be available in December - address will be added as submissions are entered
  • Cocoa Stops at the Park
    • Tuesdays in December, 6:30pm
    • December 1, Bayside Park
    • December 8, Violet Andrews Park (playground end, Elm Street)
    • December 15, East Cliff Park
    • December 22, Twin Fountains Park

For more information on facility reopening, health safety protocols and COVID-19, please visit https://www.portlandtx.com/698/COVID-19-Updates

Thank you for your patience and understanding.

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Portland is the perfect place for families and friends to gather. The City of Portland hosts family-friendly special events and activities throughout the year. There’s something for everyone, so come to one event or all of them. We’ll see you there.

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Farmers Market

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Mother & Son Dance

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Dive-In Movies

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