From the theater to the raceway, this holiday is all about getting out and about. We asked the Spirit Mountain community to share their favorite seasonal traditions and pulled together the shortlist for some festive inspiration:
Disney's Beauty and the Beast
Friday, December 9th - Saturday, December 24th, 2016
Friday & Saturday evening shows: 7:30pm
Saturday & Sunday matinees: 2pm
Portland’s Newmark Theatre, 1111 SW Broadway, Portland, OR
$25 and up, purchase online
Experience the magic of your favorite Disney fairy tale live on the stage. From the beauty of the set to the antics of characters like Lumiere, you’ll enjoy this Broadway classic as much as the little ones in the audience.
Crafty Wonderland Holiday Craft Show
Saturday, Dec 10th and Sunday, Dec 11th, 2016
Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE MLK Jr. Blvd, Exhibit Hall D Portland, OR
Check off everyone on your holiday gift list at Portland’s staple artisan show. Browse more than 250 local vendors offering one-of-a-kind home goods, ceramics, candles, artwork, and more. Come hungry: there are snacks and beverages, too.
Saturday, December 10th - Monday, December 26th, 2016
Look online for evening and matinee showtimes
Keller Auditorium, 222 SW Clay St, Portland, OR
$23 and up, purchase online
Oregon Ballet Theatre and their orchestra are joining forces to bring your treasured holiday tradition to life. George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker pairs Tchaikovsky’s timeless music with a lavish set, amazing costumes, and, of course, dancing mice and toy soldiers.
Sunday, December 11th, 2016
Races start at 7:45am
Adidas Campus, 5055 N Greeley Ave, Portland, OR
Look online for half &5k prices - and it’s free to cheer on the runners!
Carolers, costume contests, Deschutes beer and hearty soup at the finish line - this isn’t your average race. Lace up your sneakers and run in the half-marathon or 5k, or stick to the sideline and stretch your cheering muscles.
Supplement our fun holiday activities with free entertainment at Spirit Mountain Casino. Enjoy local musicians and performers at the friendliest admission price out there - $0. Here’s to a festive month ahead!