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FEBRUARY 5-6, 12-13 2021
This year's Portland Winter Light (non)Festival was unlike any other!
It was a (non)Festival full of firsts:
The first time we've had two weekends, expansive citywide pop-up installations, downtown locations, a pandemic, a once in 50 year snow and ice storm.
There is so much to reflect upon! Many of you went out the first weekend and explored downtown and throughout the city on bike, on foot, and via car. Many of you wandered around to view snow-covered installations in the neighborhoods on the second weekend.
Thank you for coming out safely, and experiencing this version of the Portland Winter Light Festival!
Help keep us going by doing two things:
TAKE A SURVEY: Each year we gather feedback and information that helps us understand the impact of our free program and helps us plan for next year. Let us know what you thought!
MAKE A GIFT OF SUPPORT! Each year we present this dynamic festival for free to the public. Help us grow this festival to its full potential and come back strong in 2022!
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Instead of a large gathering along the waterfront, we have collaborated with community members, artists, and businesses to present lighting displays, art installations in windows, and video projections throughout Portland.
The Portland Winter Light (non)Festival would not be possible without the support of our 2021 sponsors. Thank you!


Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education

724 NW Davis Street

Dwell Together in Unity by Benjamin Ariff


Alberta Street Gallery
1829 NE Alberta St, Unit B

Illuminating the Community by Maquette & Michelle L. Purvis; art cards from ASG membership

11am-7pm daily

Columbia Point Condominiums
194 N Hayden Bay Drive

Winter Sailing by Margo Gilham, Bryan Gilham, Annie Wentland

Extracto Coffee Roasters
2921 NE Killingsworth St

A Lamp to Read Seuss By by Richard Miner, Tom Barnes, Denni Kjos

Green Anchors
8940 N Bradford St

Reflecting On Love by Roman Sorensen

(Best viewed from the dock at the Cathedral Park boat launch)

Holst Architecture
123 NE 3rd Ave

Disco Exchange by Holst Architecture

Hotel Eastlund
1021 NE Grand Ave

Neural Nebulous by Alexis Neumann (Instagram)

Hotel Lighting by Prestige Audio Visual Services

Hyatt Regency Portland at the Oregon Convention Center
375 NE Holladay St (across from MAX tracks)

Borky Bork Experience Light by Oakes

1326 NE 63rd Ave

Perseverate by team of Marianne Zarkin, Brian Scott, Jean Margaret Thomas, Thomas Hudson and others

Oregon Convention Center
777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd

Tower & Crescent Lights by Oregon Convention Center

Paisley Studios
707 NE Broadway St

The Future is Female by members of Paisley Studios

(2nd floor windows)

Peloton Apartment Building
4141 N Williams Ave

Disco Bug by Tyler FuQua Creations

Private Residence
1035 NE Skidmore St

Pachinko by Thomas Hudson (TikTok)

Private Residence
2115 NE Rosa Parks Way

Circe Lux by Kelli "Rua" Klein (Facebook)

Private Residence
6647 NE Going St

Mushroom Garden by Isabel Thomas, Maria Thomas, Matilda Thomas, Rhys Thomas

Hours: 6:30pm-9pm

Sunlan Lighting
3901 N Mississippi Ave

Low Key Lights by Loki Lighting

Window Shop - the Bezel Building
NE Alberta St & NE 15th Ave

Window Shop by Naomi Likayi. Window Shop co-founded by Portland Made & Makers Union. Production by Bearded Boy Design and Carpentry PDX. Artistic Direction by Shana Design Co.

Zeller Chapel of the Roses
2107 NE Broadway St

Eternal Love by Staff of Zeller Chapel of the Roses


Architectural Heritage Center
701 SE Grand Ave

Historic Light Fixtures Re-Lit by AHC Staff & Volunteers

bare aesthetics boutique
3523 SE Belmont St

Light Leaves by Misty Post

Children's Cancer Association
7 SE Stark St

JoyRx@7 by Matt Watson, Design + CEO, Watson Creative

(10th floor windows, facing SW & viewable from I-5, I-84, downtown and Morrison Bridge)

4135 SE Gladstone St

Commons PDX Neon by Rachel Rusenko in collaboration with Gas N Glass

Mineral Visions by Tami Clark,

the Chromosphere by Christopher Condrat

Jupiter NEXT
900 E Burnside St

Dimensional Dreams by Becca Priddy

Oaks Park
7805 SE Oaks Park Way

Kaleidoscopic Canopies by Mayer/Reed, Inc.

Private Residence
5115 SE Lincoln St

We Are All One by Manifestation Cooperative & patients at the Doernbecher Children's Hospital

Chimera Carousel & Quetzalcoatl by Portal Arts Collective

Nova at the Electric Blocks
SE 2nd Ave & SE Clay St

Astral Tide by Amy Meyer

Murals by the Portland Street Art Alliance

Private Residence
2128 SE Ankeny St

The Cube by Terra Weikel & Jean-Marc Lefebure

Private Residence
6010 SE Harold St

Wildfire Skies, 2020 by Cassandra Walters (Instagram)

Private Residence
4467 SE Mason Hill Dr, Milwaukie OR 

Goat Garden of Lights by Three Stinky Goats - hosted by Girl Scout Troop #10283

Goat treat information

9am-9pm every day until February 13

Rock 'n Roll Camp for Girls
5538 SE 22nd Ave

20 Years of Rock 'n Roll Camp for Girls by Caley Murray, Kristi Balzer, Carly

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Morrison Bridge Lights
Downtown Portland

Bridge Lighting by Willamette Light Brigade

620 Building
SW 5th & Alder

Shine Through by Waterleaf Architecture

DLR Group
110 SW Yamhill St

Art by Larry Yes

Gensler Portland

811 SW 6th Ave

You're on Mute by Gensler Portland

(Best viewed from the center of Pioneer Courthouse Square)

Hi-Lo Hotel
320 SW Harvey Milk St

Fire Frog Totem by Neon Latitudes,

Neal Conner

Beyond Wonderland by Ethereal Light Art (Instagram), Aaron Culmer

Live light painting 7pm-8pm nightly

Hyatt Centric Downtown Portland
601 SW 11th Ave

Base Camp by Ron Bergmann, Acme Scenic & Display

Love Bikes
Roaming locations

All you Need is LOVE, and a Mask by Future Problems Collective

319 SW Washington St

Wish You Were Here by Mayer/Reed

(East side 8th floor windows)

Private Residence
3635 S Kelly Ave at Gaines St

A Garden to Inspire by Jan Carpenter & Christine Treadwell

Tender Loving Empire - West End
412 SW 10th Ave

Oregon Water Leisure Club by Perry Pfister  (Instagram)

Walker Macy
111 SW Oak St

TERRE HAUTE by Walker Macy (Aaron, Saumya, Yang)

(2nd floor windows)

Kozy Bar
424 SW 10th Ave

Here's to New Beginnings and Dreams with UnTangled Monsters by Laurel Jensen

Luma Lighting Design
SW 1st & SW Pine St

Calling All Living Buildings! by Zachary Suchara, Gabrielle Serriere, John Cumiskey, Jennifer Place, Molly Stowe, Shea Sterner

Portland Art Museum
1219 SW Park Ave

Sea Creatures by Mobile Projection Unit: Fernanda D'Agostino & Sarah Turner

Sea Creatures: 7-9pm, Friday February 5th. Featuring live musical score by Crystal Quartez.

Love Over Rules by Hank Willis Thomas

Royal Sonesta Portland
506 SW Washington St

Covid Totem by Neon Latitudes, Neal Conner

University Place Hotel & Conference Center
310 SW Lincoln St

Light Display by University Place

YGH Architecture
707 SW Washington St

RISE UP by YGH Architecture

(12th floor windows)

ZGF Architects
1223 SW Washington St

Don't Be So Hard on Yourself by Black & Gifted, Dave Shirkhani


Broadway Building
SW Broadway St & SW Morrison Ave

Magic Spaces by Chris Herring

10Y Building
SW Morrison St between 9th & 10th Ave

Magic Spaces by Chris Herring

Phosphorescent Fossils by Mike Bennett (Instagram)

Nordstrom Building
SW Broadway St & SW Yamhill Ave

Magic Spaces by Chris Herring

Pioneer Place
SW 4th Ave & SW Morrison Ave

Magic Spaces by Chris Herring & Larry Yes


Mad Science and PGE present On the Grid an interactive virtual learning session about electrifying the region with clean energy. Sessions are approx. 25 minutes. Click here to register your students:

Feb 5, 2021 04:00 PM

Feb 6, 2021 04:00 PM

Feb 12, 2021 04:00 PM

Feb 13, 2021 04:00 PM

KGW is proud to present live KGW video. Watch the festivities in Pioneer Square from the comfort of your home!

View live webcam feed

We Illuminate Your Future
Contact 2020


P.O. Box 14157

Portland, Oregon 97293


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