Schedule

The 2nd Annual Portland Winter Light Festival takes place on the evenings of February 1st through the 4th, 2017. The festival will go on regardless of any inclement weather – bundle up and bring your friends and family and join us!

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Festival Hours

Wednesday, February 1 6pm-10pm
Thursday, February 2 6pm-10pm
Friday, February 3 6pm-11pm
Saturday, February 4 6pm-11pm

Festival Events

Wednesday, February 1st

6PM – 10PM Interactive Installations throughout Festival Grounds

6PM – 10PM Fire Art Garden and Parking at Zidell Yards

6PM – 9PM Complimentary Rides on the Portland Spirit and Sternwheeler at Caruthers Landing and Salmon Springs

6PM – 10PM Food Trucks at Caruthers St.: 808 Grinds, Cafe de Crepe, Pip’s Original Doughnuts, Ah-Nuts, Pony Espresso

6PM – 10PM Food Trucks at Oregon Rail Heritage Center: Churros Locos

6PM – 8:15PM Portland Opera Performances on the Sternwheeler

6:15PM – 6:50PM Light Science Talks in OMSI Theory: Rob Brown, How to make a Hologram

6:15PM – 8:30PM Flamebuoyant Stilt Walkers in the Front Plaza and around the Festival

6:30PM LoveBomb Go-Go marching band in the Radiance Dome and throughout the Festival

6:30PM – 7PM Family Laser Show in the Planetarium

7PM – 10PM HeartBeat Silent Disco in the West Plaza

7PM – 10PM JuggleMania Roving Spectacle throughout Festival

7:15PM – 7:50PM Light Science Talks in OMSI Theory: Dave Colangelo, Conversations with Buildings: Animated Infrastructure in the “Smart” City

7:30PM – 8:15PM Special Live Laser Show Exhibition in the Planetarium

8:45PM – 9:30PM Special Live Laser Show Exhibition in the Planetarium

Thursday, February 2nd

6PM – 10PM Interactive Installations throughout Festival Grounds

6PM – 10PM Fire Art Garden and Parking at Zidell Yards

6PM – 9PM Complimentary Rides on the Portland Spirit and Sternwheeler at Caruthers Landing and Salmon Springs

6PM – 10PM Food Trucks at Caruthers St.: Koi Fusion, Bunk, Pip’s Original Doughnuts, Ah-Nuts, Pony Espresso

6PM – 10PM Food Trucks at Oregon Rail Heritage Center: Churros Locos, Cafe de Crepe

6PM – 8:15PM Portland Opera Performances on the Sternwheeler

6PM – 8PM Glow Jam in the West Plaza

6:15PM – 6:25PM BoomShine Percussion sound-reactive, LED drum performance, North lot

6:15PM – 6:50PM Light Science Talks in OMSI Theory: Daniel Beacham, Leveraging Light to Explore Inner Space at the Cellular Level

6:30PM – 7PM Family Laser Show in the Planetarium

7PM – 7:10PM BoomShine Percussion sound-reactive, LED drum performance, North lot

7PM – 10PM JuggleMania Roving Spectacle throughout Festival

7PM – 10PM HeartBeat Silent Disco in the West Plaza

7:15PM – 7:50PM Light Science Talks in OMSI Theory: Lilli Szafranski, The Software Behind Stoicheia – How Software Makes Art

7:30PM – 8:15PM Special Live Laser Show Exhibition in the Planetarium

8:15PM – 8:50PM Light Science Talks in OMSI Theory: Craig Winslow, Reanimating Ghost Signage with Projection Mapping

8:30PM – 8:40PM BoomShine Percussion sound-reactive, LED drum performance, North lot

8:45PM – 9:30PM Special Live Laser Show Exhibition in the Planetarium

Friday, February 3rd

6PM – 11PM Interactive Installations throughout Festival Grounds

6PM – 11PM Fire Art Garden and Parking at Zidell Yards

6PM – 11PM Complimentary Rides on the Portland Spirit and Sternwheeler at Caruthers Landing and Salmon Springs

6PM – 11PM Food Trucks at Caruthers St.: Koi Fusion, Bunk, Pip’s Original Doughnuts, Ah-Nuts, Pony Espresso, Pure Simple Juice

6PM – 11PM Food Trucks at Oregon Rail Heritage Center: Churros Locos, 808 Grinds

6PM – 8:15PM Portland Opera Performances on the Sternwheeler

6PM – 8PM BodyVox performance on the Portland Spirit

 6:15PM – 6:50PM Light Science Talks in OMSI Theory: Mark Allyn, Using Light As Part Of Art

6:15PM – 6:25PM BoomShine Percussion sound-reactive, LED drum performance, North lot

6:30PM – 6:45PM Circus Luminescence Glow Show in the Front Plaza

7PM – 10PM HeartBeat Silent Disco in the West Plaza

7PM – 7:30PM Last Regiment of Syncopated Drummers/Thunder Drums throughout Festival

8PM Illuminated Bike Ride starting in the Front Plaza

8PM – 11PM JuggleMania Roving Spectacle throughout Festival

8:15PM – 8:25PM BoomShine Percussion sound-reactive, LED drum performance, North lot

8:15PM – 8:45PM Flamebuoyant Fire Show in the Bridget Lot

8:00PM – 8:35PM Light Science Talks in OMSI Theory: Josh Kottler, How to Control LEDs using Open Source Software

9:15PM – 9:45PM Last Regiment of Syncopated Drummers/Thunder Drums throughout Festival

9:45PM – 10PM Circus Luminescence Glow Show in the Front Plaza

9:45PM – 10:15PM Flamebuoyant Fire Show in the Bridge Lot

Saturday February 4th

6PM – 11PM Interactive Installations throughout Festival Grounds

6PM – 11PM Fire Art Garden and Parking at Zidell Yards

6PM – 11PM Complimentary Rides on the Portland Spirit and Sternwheeler at Caruthers Landing and Salmon Springs

6PM – 11PM Food Trucks in North Lot: 808 Grinds, Bunk, PDX Sliders, Pip’s Original Doughnuts, Ah-Nuts

6PM – 11PM Food Trucks at Caruthers St.: Koi Fusion, Cafe de Crepe, Pony Espresso, Pure Simple Juice

6PM – 11PM Food Trucks at Oregon Rail Heritage Center: Churros Locos

6PM – 8:15PM Portland Opera Performances on the Sternwheeler

6:05 – 6:20PM Circus Luminescence Glow Show in the Front Plaza

6:15PM – 9:15PM JuggleMania Roving Spectacle throughout Festival

6:30PM Lantern Parade starting at SE Clay Street and the East Bank Esplanade

6:45PM – 7:15PM Flamebuoyant Fire Show in the Bridget Lot

7PM – 10PM HeartBeat Silent Disco in the West Plaza

7:45PM – 8:05 Circus Luminescence Fire Show in the Bridge Lot

8:15PM – 8:50PM Light Science Talks at the Heritage Rail Center: Rich BurtonFlying Robots + Light Buckets = Open-source Platforms for Creativity and Adventure

8:30PM – 10PM Sappho and Stormy Roxx DJ in the Radiance Dome

9:45PM – 10:15PM Flamebuoyant Fire Show in the Bridge Lot