You won’t even have to pull out your passport to travel around the globe this September in the Tualatin Valley! Experience different cultures through a variety of events featuring art, music, dance, food, and more.
September 8th • 11am – 8pm
The Tigard Downtown Alliance supporting the 7th Annual Explore Downtown Tigard Street Fair & Latino Festival featuring Music, Kids Activities, Community Performances, Food and over 150 vendor booths!
September 8th • 5:30pm – 8pm
Join this community gathering full of food, music, and dance! Sing along from the He Mele Aloha Songbook and bring a ukulele or guitar to strum along or join in hula dancing. If you can make this one, this event will be happening every second Saturday from September – June at the Global Art of Dance in Beaverton!
Friday, September 14th • 6pm – 8pm
Celebrate Indian culture with dances and entertainment! Bring along friends and family to experience food, music, arts, a photo booth, and more at the Conestoga Recreation and Aquatic Center.
September 15th • 10am – 5pm
Experience music, crafts, and performances from different cultures, as well as get information about the different cultural groups in Beaverton.
September 15th • 1pm – 8pm
Centro Cultural de Washington County and the City of Hillsboro are proud to partner to host the 2nd El Grito Festival featuring family activities, regional LatinX food options, a concert, and a traditional “Grito” Ceremony.
September 16th • 1:30pm – 3:30pm
Huehca Omeyocan presents Aztec – Chichimeca dance and music! Learn about the culture, history, sounds, and movements of pre-Hispanic cultures.
September 19th • 5pm – 8:30pm
Join the Somali Empowerment Circle at a fashion show and evening gathering to raise awareness, build community, and increase knowledge of the Somali culture!
September 21st • 4pm – 6pm
The Immigrant Story for a showcase of stories and photographs that capture the lives of immigrants and refugees in our community.
September 21st • 7pm – 10pm
Learn Contra Dancing is a type of Folk dance open to all, regardless of experience. Live music consists, but not limited to, Irish, Scottish, Old-time and French-Canadian folk tunes. Beginner-level instructions are given 30 minutes before the regular dance begins.
September 21st • 7:30pm – 9pm
Don’t miss this chance for an intimate performance with a celebrated Mexican folk musician whose music is a moving celebration of family, community, and transformation!
September 22nd • 10am – 6pm
The Celtic Faire is similar to a Renaissance Festival (Renfest), so put on your Celtic clothes, kilts and corsets and have fun in Shute Park with performers, vendors, and food carts!
September 22nd • 12pm – 4pm
Join PDX Friends of Refugees and Olivenbaum for an afternoon of music and Korean and Arabic food. Participate in music lessons, an instrument petting zoo, and cultural games to build relationships with local refugee and immigrant families.
September 22nd • 5pm – 9pm
Join the Oregon Buddhist Vihara at a fundraiser to support their temple and enjoy Sri Lankan food!