Portland Winter Light Festival

Celebrate the spirit of winter and the warmth of community! The second annual Portland Winter Light Festival, a Willamette Light Brigade event, illuminates the Eastbank Esplanade and Zidell Yards. Hosted by OMSI, you'll find contemporary light-based art installations, engaging performance, and fun activities for all ages. This year, the festival has expanded to the West side of the River.

The Portland Streecar is offering FREE rides after 5 p.m. Feb. 1-4. The festival will go on regardless of any inclement weather.

This event is free for all ages. The organizers suggest you decorate yourself with lights!


  • Wednesday, February 1: 6PM – 10PM
  • Thursday, February 2: 6PM – 10PM
  • Friday, February 3: 6PM – 11PM
  • Saturday, February 4: 6PM – 11PM


Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) and surrounding area on the Eastbank Esplanade, the Oregon Rail Heritage Center, surrounding Water Street locations and Zidell Yards across the Tilikum Bridge on the West Side of the River.

1945 SE Water Ave.

Portland, OR 97214


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