Memorial Day weekend is upon us! Here are the happenings in and around Portland!
Also, don’t forget that May is Oregon Wine Month! OregonWineMonth.org has great resources for anyone visiting Oregon Wine country before or during Memorial Day weekend, including a full calendar of events, restaurants around the state featuring Oregon wine and more – and don’t forget to share your Oregon wine experiences all month long on social using the hashtag #OregonWineMonth and tagging @OregonWineBoard!
Downtown Portland’s newest Mexican-inspired restaurant will be open on Memorial Day and offering their brunch menu of burritos, enchiladas, and tacos from 7am-2pm. The restaurant will close for dinner, but will be serving up cocktails in Lo Bar in the Hi-Lo Hotel from 11am-10pm.
Hazelfern Cellars will be opening their barn doors on Saturday and Sunday of Memorial Day weekend from 11am-4pm to celebrate their second anniversary! The Laing family will feature ice cold magnums of their brand new 2017 Rosé of Pinot Noir, along with their new 2016 Chardonnay and Pinot Noir releases. In addition to tastings, Chef Dustin Joseph will be on-site pairing bites with the new Hazelfern releases and the patio will be open with lawn games and music. The Memorial Day Weekend celebration is $20/person for all food and drink (complimentary for Friends & Family club members).
Maysara Winery will be celebrating Memorial Day weekend with afternoon bites prepared by Flora Momtazi, yard games and a varied-vintage flight of estate-made wines that showcase the family’s biodynamic winemaking process. Tasting room hours are from 11am-5pm on Saturday, Sunday and Monday (tastings only on Monday). $20 tickets are available for non-club members while entry for club members and one guest is free. Tickets come with a tasting flight and Maysara wine glass.
Vancouver, Washington’s popular family-friendly restaurant specializing in ingredient-driven Neapolitan style pizzas, roasted vegetables, and creative frozen custard will be open during their regular hours (11am-9pm), and will have all day happy hour specials. There will also be a drawing for wine and a t-shirt which will be free to enter (contest on Memorial Day only).