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Portland Winter Light Festival 2018

February 1, 2018, 3:00 pm - February 3, 2018, 10:00 pm | Free
Portland Winter Light Festival 2017

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

The Portland Winter Light Festival is an outdoor event that celebrates winter and community through illuminated art installations, vibrant performances, stunning kinetic fire sculptures, and highly interactive activities for the whole family!

FREE and open to everyone, with more than 40,000 visitors in 2017, this nighttime festival brings over 100 artists, designers, makers, and performers together to turn the wintering city into a tapestry of light and celebration.

Full schedule and details evolving.  Check out the homepage here for up-to-date information >>

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


Light Science Talk: Jeff Schnabel
PSU Light Works – Friday
PSU Light Works – Saturday


Want to help our city shine? Contribute your time – become a Festival Volunteer! There are many fantastic roles to choose from.

Click on the VOLUNTEER button, fill out and submit the Google form, and we’ll be in touch soon!

Any questions? Contact Meghan, Volunteer Coordinator, at: volunteer@pdxwlf.com


Joining the Portland Winter Light Festival as a Sponsor provides an outstanding opportunity to build stronger community ties, promote your organization, and be intimately associated with one of Portland’s most unique & talked about events!

Sponsorships are tax deductible. Click on the SPONSOR button to see our 2018 digital Sponsorship catalog for more details.

Ready to get started on becoming a Sponsor, or have any questions? Contact Margaret, Financial Manager at: donate@pdxwlf.com


Cover image courtesy Portland Winter Light Festival.


February 1, 2018, 3:00 pm
February 3, 2018, 10:00 pm
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Portland, OR United States + Google Map