Tour Description

*SPECIAL NOTE- DUE TO FAMILY EMERGENCY THE TOUR IS NOW SEASONALLY CLOSED FOR THE REST OF 2018. Unfortunately there will be no tour on October 30th or 31st. Sorry for the inconvenience.* Next year, from April 10th until until October 20th, 2019, there will be a Free Tour every day at 11am.

 

Every Year from April 10th until October 20th Erik’s FREE TOUR meets daily, 7 days a week, at 11am in front of Pioneer Courthouse (700 SW 6th Ave, Portland, OR 97204.) No reservation necessary! Just show up! The tour runs 7 days a week, rain or shine. The tour is about 2 hrs long and ends in front of Voodoo Donuts (SW 3rd Ave and Ankeny St) and the Saturday Market.

Think of this tour as stand-up comedy about Portland’s weird history and alternative subcultures. You’ll laugh your butt off AND learn about Portland’s fascinating evolution into the culture capital that it is today. Plus, you’ll get great insider tips on restaurants, nightlife, and shopping. The Tour is FREE in the sense that there is no reservation necessary, no payment up front- if you liked the tour you can leave a tip in your tour guide’s hat at the end! Erik will be available before and after the tour to answer questions and make personalized recommendations on how you can best experience Portland!

Tour Price

FREE!!

Tour Meeting Point:

*SPECIAL NOTE- DUE TO FAMILY EMERGENCY THE TOUR IS NOW SEASONALLY CLOSED FOR THE REST OF 2018. Unfortunately there will be no tour on October 30th or 31st. Sorry for the inconvenience.* Next year, from April 10th until until October 20th, 2019, there will be a Free Tour every day at 11am.

From April 10th until October 20th, 2018, the tour meets every day, 7 days a week, at 11am on the sidewalk of 6th Avenue in front of the steps of Pioneer Courthouse (near the intersection of SW 6th Ave and Yamhill St.)

The MAX light-rail train stop ID is “Pioneer Courthouse Square.” The tour meeting point also happens to be across the street from Pioneer Square and the Visitor Information Center.

There is no reservation necessary for Erik’s FREE TOUR- you can just show up! He’ll be there every single day, wearing a NEON GREEN T-SHIRT, at 11am from April 15th until October 31st, rain or shine!

Free Tour Highlights Include:

  • The World’s Smallest Park (think TINY 😂)
  • A Trip To A Food Cart “Pod,” With Recommendations On The Best Carts
  • “Portlandia” A Massive, 30 Foot Tall Copper Statue
  • The Hilarious Start-Up Story Of Voodoo Donuts, The USA’s Weirdest Donut Shop
  • Portland’s Hidden Weather Machine (The Only One Of Its Kind On The Planet)
  • How Portland Got To Be A Mecca For The Weirdest And Most Creative People
  • Find Out The Best Neighborhoods To Explore And How You Can “Keep Portland Weird”

Tour Facts

  • 2 hour duration
  • 8 stops at interesting sights
  • 1.2 miles total distance
  • No stairs!
  • Easy walking on flat city blocks.
  • Starts everyday at 11am, Rain or shine!

Tour Facts

  • 2 hour duration
  • 8 stops at interesting sights
  • 1.2 miles total distance
  • No stairs!
  • Easy walking on flat city blocks.
  • Starts everyday at 11am, Rain or shine!