Visiting Portland’s Lloyd District
Portland’s Lloyd District brings the comfort of suburbia and the flare of the big city all in one package. Known for being the activity and entertainment nucleus of Stumptown, the Lloyd District is Portland’s home for sports, concerts, and all other major events. With all this action condensed into a few square miles, it’s no wonder fans from all walks of life visit the area year-round.
The revitalized Lloyd District has several key benefits for travelers. For one, the MAX train runs right through it, providing free, quick transportation to all of your desired destinations. Another is that the Lloyd District is one of the nation’s only eco-districts, which provides inhabitants as well as guests of the city a clean environment to roam and operate in.
The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Portland serves as an excellent choice for your travel arrangements as it rests in the heart of the Lloyd District. With our unique accommodations and green living attitude, our hotel offers a viable experience for your trip to Portland!
Year Round Events at the Lloyd EcoDistrict
Wine Country Thanksgiving
Willamette Valley wineries will open their doors over Thanksgiving weekend for 3 days of exceptional tastings and holiday merriments. Meet winemakers from over 160 chateaus, while relishing distinctive food pairings and musical entertainment.
Crafty Wonderland Super Colossal Holiday Sale
Looking to check off some last minute items on your shopping list this Christmas? This December, Crafty Wonderland can make that happen in a big way. The event provides the ideal occasion for purchasing gifts made right here in the City of Roses just in time for the holiday season.
ChocolateFest is a can’t miss event for any vacationer with a compulsion for cocoa. More than 80 exhibitors will boast their chocolatey creations at the Oregon Convention Center for a weekend devoted to satisfying the sweet tooth’s of every Portland inhabitant.
Portland Jazz Festival
Jam-packed with over 150 performances, the Portland Jazz Festival embodies the genre’s independent and African-American roots by promoting local up-and-comers while paying homage to Black History Month in the process.
Portland Dining Month
Every March, Rip City engages in a month-long version of restaurant week. In 2015, Portland Dining Month is bigger and better than ever before. With over 100 eateries offering three-course, $29 menus, you can visit participating restaurants and eat like a king for less than a tank of gas!
Spring Beer & Wine Fest
This adults-only beverage expo honors all handcrafted potables. From craft beers to local vineyard wines, masses of microbreweries, wineries and distillers from the Pacific Northwest will be on hand to provide samples of their labors to festival participants.
Bridgetown Comedy Festival
The Bridgetown Comedy Festival brings some of the country’s most hilarious people together for an eclectic mix of performances sure to split sides. Top comics like Kyle Kinane, Janeane Garofalo, and Moshe Kasher are just a few of the names coming to the stage during a weekend chock full of laughter.
Portland Pride, the town’s annual LGBT community celebration, commences at Waterfront Park with highlights including a parade, live performances, and family events.
The Big Float
Join the city’s biggest beach party! Make your way south of Hawthorne Bridge for one of Portland’s wildest midsummer get-togethers. The Big Float commemorates the waterway that runs through the city with a fleet of floatation devices and fun for all those who participate.
PDX Adult Soapbox Derby
Ladies and gentleman start your…soapbox? The vehicles in this race may not have engines, but the PDX Adult Soapbox Derby has the feel of a NASCAR race. Spectators watch with adulation as only the brave and the bold race down an extinct volcano in Mt. Tabor Park.