Saturday, February 24, 2018

Bike in Movie 2016 recap

Another year in the books! A BIG thanks to everyone who organized, supported, volunteered, and join us for this great event. Special thanks to our sponsors for the great raffle prizes, good eats, and tasty beer! Special shout out to DJ Anjali for mixing her beats and to the makers of Rising from Ashes. Such […]

Sleep 4 Peace: A Hostelling International Tradition

As we’re gearing up for our signature ‘Bike 4 Peace’ event this coming Saturday, September 24, we would like to recognize the long-standing HI tradition of celebrating ‘Sleep 4 Peace’ and the coinciding United Nations Day of Peace on September 21. The day is dedicated to world peace,specifically the absence of war and violence. It […]

BIKE 4 PEACE, Sept. 24!

One of the best events of the year is less than a month away!  In celebration of HI USA’s global Sleep for Peace Program, we are gearing up for our bike-in movie night, ‘peace ride,’ and fiesta on Saturday, September 24 from 4-10pm. The ‘Rose City Peace Ride’ will kick off the event starting at […]

Southeast ‘Sunday Parkway’: stroll, ride, or roll

‘Sunday Parkways’ is a series of community events that gets neighbors and friends outside and active! Whether you choose to ride a bike, roll on a skateboard, cruise on your rollerskates, or just stroll with your family, a fun route is created for everyone to enjoy the beautiful summer days…vehicle exhaust free! This year’s Southeast […]

Help Us Celebrate! Hawthorne Street Fair Info

The dates are set, ‘shop local’ businesses are ready to rock, our fabulous street fair is upon us! Help keep this free fair going strong on August 28 from 11am-7pm. Explore over a hundred businesses dedicated to community involvement and making the area a desirable place to live, work, and shop. We will have a […]

Oregon Drive-in Theater Experience

This past weekend I did something super fun and cool by going to the drive-in outside of Dallas. Although I haven’t been to many drive-in theaters, I always enjoy them every time I end up piling into the back of a friend’s van or truck. I highly recommend you, too, head into the past and […]

‘Do What The Locals Do’

The great thing about summer in a city that is blessed with continuous days of sunshine, is all the free events happening on those fabulous summer days and nights. Here are a few ideas to help you plan your evening, week, or month! Movies in the Park: Get in on the 10th season! Since 2007, […]

Hostel Summer Events

Just a friendly blog post about some fun upcoming summer events. Some of our events are regularly scheduled every week, but others only happen once a year. Here’s a short list for you to start planning your stay! Hostel brunch! (reoccurring) Sundays from 10-12pm This tasty brunch is only $3, includes a vegetarian option, and […]

Summer in the City

It’s finally time, the rain has halted, the air is warm, and Portlanders are getting outside! Here in Portland, things have to be weird, so we’ve researched some unique events you may not find elsewhere. Make a point to check one out if you’re visiting or live here: Portland Fruit Beer Festival June 10-12, 2016 […]


Whether you’re new or old to Portland, PedalPalooza has some great events for all ages, styles, and interests! PedalPalooza is 3+ weeks of bikey fun that began in 2002 by an organization called Shift, who successfully expresses Portland’s creative bike culture through performance events and bike fun intended to highlight the positive contributions of bicycling for […]

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