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Holiday Guide

Downtown Portland Hotel Holiday Activities

Get in the spirit of the season at Kimpton Riverplace Hotel

Stay tuned for updates + events in the upcoming 2023 Holiday season.

Welcome to the unique Kimpton RiverPlace Hotel on the edge of Downtown Portland, where the river flows outside our doors. Our goal: to showcase genuine and personalized service with a hint of nostalgia and an abundance of warmth. May this beautiful holiday season fill your heart with love, your home with joy, and your life with laughter. Thank you for being our guest and for the opportunity to be the background to your visit.

Happy Holidays!

Christmas Cookies

In-House Events


Hot Cocoa Station (6AM-10AM): Try our special recipe of hot chocolate and a variety of toppings served along our morning coffee and tea service.

Cheer Hour (4PM-5PM): Seasonal offerings.

S’mores (6PM): Available by the lobby fireplace. (limited availability).

Special Events

Toy Drive: In partnership with Portland Firefighters, we’ll be hosting a Toy Drive in the lobby. Gifts for children of all ages are accepted.

Live Music in the Lobby: Tuesdays & Wednesdays, 4PM-5PM.

Cookie Decorating with Polka Dots and Picnics: Thursdays, 4PM-5PM at the lobby communal table.

Holiday Lights


November 23 - January 5

Kids and adults agree, it wouldn’t be the holidays in Portland without a visit to ZooLights. Enjoy a classic walk through a dazzling display of 1.5 million lights. You can bring your family and friends to explore the lights by car with a drive-through experience on select nights.

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Hand holding Holiday Lights

Winter Wonderland Light Show

November 25 – December 31

Located in the Portland International Raceway. All proceeds from the event will benefit Sunshine Division’s year-round hunger relief efforts that provide thousands of free, nutritious meals to Portland families in need.

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Food Truck

Portland Night Market

December 1 - 4

Showcasing unique businesses that call Portland home. Blending food, culture, music, drinks, and retail together for an adventurous evening in the Central Eastside.

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Crafty Wonderland

December 9 - 11

Three-day craft event at the Oregon Convention Center. All items sold by vendors must be handmade or altered by the vendor.

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Hot Cocoa

Peacock Lane: Christmas Street

December 15 - 31

Pedestrian-only nights on December 15th, 16th, 17th. Hot Cocoa booth opens at 6PM and lights are till 11PM each night. The street is located at SE Peacock Ln, Portland, OR 87214, between SE Stark and SE Belmont.

King Tide Dining Room

Dining at King Tide

Learn more about our seasonal offerings at King Tide Fish & Shell. Join us for Brunch and Dinner specials paired with beautiful Willamette River views.

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