Signature Events

ArtBeat Week Art Beat Week
All Campuses - Come and join in the celebration: art, dance, music, literature and theater - over 80 events at the campus locations. Everyone is welcome and all events are free. Even parking is free during Art Beat week.
Winter Pow-Wow Winter Powwow
Sylvania Campus - Portland Community College and the Sylvania Multicultural Center are proud to present WACIPI ­ a celebration of Native American culture and ancestry. The event features drum groups and dancers from across the region and attracts more than 1,000 participants each year.
Cascade Festival of African FilmsCascade Festival of African Films
Cascade Campus - Organized entirely by volunteers, the film festival is offered to the public free of charge and has shown more than 240 films since its inception in 1991.
Semana de la razaSemana de la Raza - week of the people
Rock Creek Campus - A week of advocacy, education and celebration of the Latino culture.
Asian New YearAsian New Year Celebration
Southeast Campus - The event features dances, martial arts and activities for children, such as how to use chopsticks, lantern making, and face painting.

Other Events

Each year Portland Community College is host to hundreds of different events including: