Fall into a world of fun and festivities with these Portland events for October 2023! Here are Shawn Realty’s top picks for this month.
1. Corn Maize at the Pumpkin Patch
📅 Oct. 1-31 | 💵 $8-10
Get lost in a maze of maize at the Suave Island Pumpkin Patch. The Corn Maize Pumpkin Patch will showcase 8 acres of fun and adventure in carved cornfields. The event runs from September until the end of October.
Suave Island Pumpkin Patch
16511 NW Gillihan Rd, Portland, OR 97231
2. The Fear PDX Haunted House
📅 Sept. 29-Nov. 1 | 💵 $29.99-34.99
Chills and thrills await you all throughout October at the Fear PDX Haunted House. Enter the eleven new haunted houses in one location and go through different worlds of horrors. If you’re a fan of the thrill, you might not want to miss this!
The Fear PDX
12219 NE Glisan St, Portland OR 97230
3. Portland Film Festival
📅 Oct. 12-16 | 💵 Cost Varies
Ready your popcorn for the largest film festival organized by filmmakers for filmmakers: The Portland Film Festival. It is committed to supporting filmmakers and viewers, and recognizing the value of a compelling narrative. Now showing from October 12-16 in theaters across Portland, Oregon!
Theaters Across Portland
4. West Coast Giant Pumpkin Regatta
📅 Oct. 22 | 💵 Free
Watch racers in gigantic grouds battle it out at the West Coast Giant Pumpkin Regatta! The event features a giant pumpkin parade, pumpkin weigh-off, costume contest, live music, pumpkin-carving, pumpkin golf, and more! Put down that pumpkin spice latte and bring your family and friends to the Giant Pumpkin Regatta on October 22nd!
Lake of the Commons
8325 S.W. Nyberg St, Tualatin, OR
5. Portland Zine Symposium
📅 Oct. 28-29 | 💵 TBD
The Portland Zine Symposium will host an annual free conference and zine social on the last weekend of October. Dive into the world of independent publishing and DIY culture and get free workshops, panels, and discussions!
Smith Ballroom at PSU
1825 SW Bdwy, Portland, OR 97201