Taste of Latinoamérica
Sep
9
12:00pm12:00pm

Taste of Latinoamérica

Join us for the third annual Taste of Latinoamerica, a food and cultural festival in the heart of Southeast Portland!

Join us for another annual Taste of Latinoamérica Festival, this September 9 at the Portland Mercado. Support more than 20 Latino start-ups while taking part in the food, drinks, and cultural activities from across Mexico, Central America, South America & the Caribbean Islands. Bring your familia out for a day of live music, dancing, art, kids activities, an open air bar, and more!

FREE Entry!

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¡Únase al Festival de Sabor de Latinoamérica el 9 de Septiembre en el Portland Mercado!

Apoya empresarios nuevos Latinos y explora los alimentos, bebidas, y actividades culturales de varias regiones de México, América Central, América del Sur y las islas del Caribe. Toda la familia podrá disfrutar de música en vivo, un bar a aire libre, baile, arte, actividades para niños, y más. ¡Este evento es gratis y abierto al público!

Este evento es apoyado por la asociación con Travel Portland, Portland'5 Center for the Arts, Prosper Portland, Scott Edwards Architecture, AAA, Comcast, United Way, y Hacienda CDC.

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PUEBLO UNIDO: 2 YEAR ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION
Apr
15
12:00pm12:00pm

PUEBLO UNIDO: 2 YEAR ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

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PORTLAND MERCADO CELEBRATES 2 YEARS OF BRINGING PEOPLE TOGETHER!

For the last two years Portland Mercado has transformed the block on 72nd and Foster into a vibrant place for over 50 small businesses, neighbors and cultural communities to gather and support each other. It's time to celebrate that!

Join us on April 15th from 12-7pm for a festive 2 year anniversary celebration with food, drinks, live music, facepainting, community and culture! We are a united group, UN PUEBLO UNIDO, and we are more excited than ever to be a place for that within the City of Portland. 

All ages. All backgrounds. Free with a suggested $5 donation in support of Hacienda CDC, ACLU and CAUSA OF OREGON, providing services to immigrants and vulnerable communities. 

CONFIRMED BANDS:

1:15pm Suculima
2pm Cilantro
3pm Pura Vida Orquesta
4pm Savila
5pm Oleada
6pm Tito Amaya

For interested Community Groups please sign up here: www.portlandmerado.org/2yr
For interested Sponsors please email portlandmercado@gmail.com
For interested Volunteers please sign up here:https://docs.google.com/…/1FAIpQLSd0vcZ5s_eSzogIoP…/viewform

Gracias to our partners and sponsors!


PORTLAND MERCADO CELEBRA 2 AÑOS DE JUNTAR A LAS PERSONAS

¡Es hora de una celebración en Portland Mercado! Durante los últimos dos años Portland Mercado ha transformado la cuadra de la 72 y Foster en un lugar vibrante para más de 50 pequeñas empresas, vecinos y comunidades culturales para reunirse y apoyarse mutuamente.

¡Únase a nosotros el 15 de abril de 12 a 7 pm para una celebración festiva por 2 anos de aniversario con comida, bebidas, música, comunidad y cultura! Somos una ciudad unida, un pueblo unido y estamos más emocionados que nunca por ser eso para la Ciudad de Portland.

GRUPOS CONFIRMADOS:
1:15  Suculima

2pm Cilantro
3pm Pura Vida Orquesta
4pm Savila
5pm Oleada
6pm Tito Amaya

Todas las edades. Todos los antecedents. Gratis con una donacion sugerida de $5 en apoyo de Hacienda CDC y CAUSA DE OREGON, organizaciones que apoyan a los inmigrantes y comunidades vulnerables.

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Fiesta Navideña
Dec
17
to Dec 18

Fiesta Navideña

We are hosting a holiday party in December!

 

2 days, vendors, specialty drinks and foods, a posada, live music y mas! ¡Felices Fiestas! 

Gratis! Free!

We are hosting a holiday party in December! 2 days, vendors, specialty drinks and foods, a posada, piñatas and more! ¡Felices Fiestas!

Come check out the new Portland Mercado businesses Haitian Cookshack Cafe and Carniceria Kaah, as well as your staple favorites.

Saturday

  • 9-11 Make an ornament!
  • 12-8 pop up holiday gift shop
  • 2pm piñata
  • 4pm Posada led by St. Andrews Church
  • 4pm-6pm aguinaldos until gone
  • 4:30-7 Marimba Primaveral de Guatemala Live Music!

Sunday

  • 9-11 Make an ornament!
  • 12-8 pop up holiday gift shop
  • 2pm piñata
  • 5:30 live music and community jam "Brazilian Pagode" led by Peter Fun

Gracias to our Sponsors

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CENAR JUNTOS
Dec
14
8:00pm 8:00pm

CENAR JUNTOS

CENAR JUNTOS - Dine Together

Finish out the year in our new market hall design with a Pop-up Dinner organized in partnership with Barrio and Pozole to the People! 

5 Courses including wine for just $40! 

To reserve your space contact info@pozoletothepeople.com or register in person at Barrio here at Portland Mercado.

 

 

 

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Grand Opening of Two New Businesses!
Dec
10
10:00am10:00am

Grand Opening of Two New Businesses!

What happens when you blend a grand opening for two businesses, one from Haiti and one from Guatemala? You'll have to come explore for yourself to find out!

Carniceria Kaah is Portland's traditional Latin American Butcher Shop with housemade treats like carnitas and chicharrones. 

Jouk Li Jou Haitian Cookshack Cafe combines local ingredients with caribbean influences into well-balanced eats. Vegan and Vegetarian friendly.

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En la Cocina - Fundraiser for Micro Mercantes
Dec
8
6:00pm 6:00pm

En la Cocina - Fundraiser for Micro Mercantes

Micro Mercantes is our business development services and kitchen. More than 50 entrepreneurs are currently benefiting from their services and several of the Mercado businesses have as well. Join us for a night of food, networking, drinks and to learn more about and support the heart of entrepreneurship at the Mercado.

Ticket includes a drink and snacks from Spice of Africa, live music from Oscar Tito Amaya and more!

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/en-la-cocina-tickets-28663328788

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Community Brazilian Samba Pagode
Nov
26
5:30pm 5:30pm

Community Brazilian Samba Pagode

Eat, drink, and dance the night away... just kidding! We're not in Brazil. Mercado closes at 9 :)

Come celebrate a diverse community of musicians is back to bring a community Brazilian a samba & pagode gathering at Mercado. Host Peter Fung will start the evening with Chorinho, following by some Bossa Nova, ending with the samba de roda. Bring your instruments and join the fun! Open and Free to the public!

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Customer Appreciation Day
Nov
11
4:00pm 4:00pm

Customer Appreciation Day

GRACIAS PORTLAND! We received over $15,000 in donations from individuals and businesses in our community to help us recover from our vandalism on October 24th. As this far exceeded our expectations,  we are inviting you to the Mercado to say GRACIAS by sharing a meal with you. Starting at 4pm The first 200 people to come will be given gift cards to be used at your business of choice. 

Join us for a late afternoon of friends, family, food, live music and happy hour at Barrio. 

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DIA DE LOS MUERTOS WEEKEND
Oct
28
to Oct 30

DIA DE LOS MUERTOS WEEKEND

Join us to celebrate our ancestors and the continuation of life at Dia de Los Muertos weekend. This event is sponsored by Oregon Health Insurance Marketplace whose mission is to make sure all Oregonians have access to health insurance.

Friday Night 8pm-Close: 
A special evening of live music with Cilantro and OleadaBarrio stays open later. Bring a flower, candle or ofrenda for our community altar. FREE with drink or food purchase.

Saturday: 
+Dia de los Muertos craft workshop 9:30-11am
+Cider Press Party with Mt. Scott-Arleta Neighborhood Association (10am-3pm)

+11-3pm FACEpainting!

+Trick or Treat all day with businesses!
+Bring a candle, flower or ofrenda to contribute to our community altar

+6pm-8pm Dina y Los Rumberos (cuban salsa music)



Sunday: 
+Cider Press Party with Mt. Scott-Arleta Neighborhood Association (10am-3pm)

+11am-3pm Facepainting!
+Trick or treat all day with businesses
+Bring a candle, flower or ofrenda to contribute to our community altar.

+4ish-7ish Brazilian Community Music Jam / Pagode

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LIVE MUSIC: CILANTRO / OLEADA
Oct
28
6:00pm 6:00pm

LIVE MUSIC: CILANTRO / OLEADA

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Kick off Halloween and Dia de Los Muertos weekend with us at Portland Mercado as Cilantro and Oleada play a special evening show in the market hall. Cilantro is celebrating the recent release of their new album "Intensidad". 

Free with food or drink purchase! Barrio will be staying open later than usual to accomodate this special evening.

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Final Mercadito: Fiesta de Pinatas
Oct
15
10:00am10:00am

Final Mercadito: Fiesta de Pinatas

Join us at our Final Mercadito! It's been a great pilot and this will be the final opportunity of the year to support the vendors. 

Since October means preparing the altar for Dia de los Muertos and Halloween, we are having a pinata festival. Come fmake your own pinata, help others crack one open enjoy a performance Urban Love 4 Art. 

 

 

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Sep
17
10:00am10:00am

El Mercadito: Independencia

Come out to support our El Mercadito vendors and meet our community partners who support the Latin American Community. The theme for this market is Independencia as 9 Latin American Independence Days are celebrated. 

  • VOZ
  • DONATE LIFE NW
  • HACIENDA CDC
  • MORRISON FAMILY SERVICES
  • MULTNOMAH COUNTY
  • AND MORE!
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Live Music: Yankee Gaucho
Aug
26
7:30pm 7:30pm

Live Music: Yankee Gaucho

"Empanadas, vino en jarra, y una guitarra, bombo y violin... Aqui me pongo a cantar. Yankee Guacho brings country folk songs of the Northern provinces in his soul, in the spirit of the peña and the gaucho - A dusty cowboy opera."

Yankee Guacho returns to Portland Mercado this Friday August 26th before playing at our big Food & Culture Festival Taste of Latinoamerica! 7:30pm outside of Barri and audible / visible from the plaza. 

Thanks to the Regional Arts & Culture Counci Arts equity award, we are able to invest in emerging and diverse local artists in our community. 

http://yankeegaucho.bandcamp.com/album/trio-raw-demo

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Aug
22
8:00pm 8:00pm

LIVE MUSIC: FREDDY TRUJILLO AND JOSUE SANTIAGO DE LEON

Join us at Barrio for Music Monday's as we welcome local musicians Freddy Trujillo and Josue Santiago de Leon to perform a special acoustic set. 

Freddy Trujillo is a singer/songwriter/bassist who played with Pat Smear (Nirvana, Germs) and many other local L.A. acts during the explosion of punk/alternative music that hit L.A. in the '80's/'90's. Freddy now lives in Portland where he released his acclaimed debut solo record Hawks & Highways, which dealt with the intertwining of Native American and Chicano experiences in rock & roll form.

Josue Santiago de León is originally from Jalisco, Mexcio and is the lead singer for Portland rock group Los Perros Olvidados. Josué is a photographer and has released recent tracks from a solo tour he took across Mexico and the southern United States on his motorcycle.

Join us at Barrio on Monday August 22nd to hear these two local musicians bring us the best of that chicano sound and lifestyle.

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Aug
20
2:00pm 2:00pm

Concurso de Salsas | Regional Salsa Competition

 Think you have some of the best salsas in the region?

Join our competition and see if you can challenge some of Portland Mercado's best salsas & condiments. Click here to register: http://www.pptpdx.com/events/concurso-salsas/

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There will be 3 categories, each prize takes home $100!

Picosos - Spicy Sauces (with chiles, jalapenos, picantes, red or green, guasacaca, etc)

Suaves - Mild Sauces (picos de gallo, tomatillo, fruit salsas, salsa roja, banana ketchup, mojo de ajo, chimichurri, aji, etc)

Moles y Salsas Especiales - mole, guacamole, adobo, curtido, cremas, condimentos

Customers get to vote for the winners!

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El Mercadito
Aug
20
to Oct 15

El Mercadito

Every third Saturday of the Month, join us at Portland Mercado from 10am-6pm for El Mercadito, a mini market for small-scale vendors in food production, arts and crafts.

 

Confirmed vendors include businesses producing foods in Micro Mercantes Kitchen and local artisans from our diverse community. 

Pozole to the People --Jarred pozole red soup base

Batter Bakery -- Shortbread cookies & other sweet treats

PlantSpeak Herbals -- Hand mixed herbal teas

Adelante Mujeres - Adelante Empresas vendors -- Fresh produce and other small-scale vendors of handmade items

Titocharango -- Clothing, jewelry and instruments

Patti's Joyeria -- Jewelry

Interested? Contact event organizer People Places Things

Photos provided by Toot Sweet Photography

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COPA AMERICA TOURNAMENT AND KICK OFF PARTY!
Jun
3
to Jun 26

COPA AMERICA TOURNAMENT AND KICK OFF PARTY!

Join us at Portland Mercado for all of the COPA AMERICA games. As long as the times fall within our normal business hours of 10am-9pm, games will be shown. 

We will kick off the 3 week tournament with a viewing party as Colombia battles the USA at 6pm on Friday June 3rd.

Copa America tournament is June 3rd -26th. If we are open and do not have a special event, we will show all of the games. 

Full Schedule

Estamos muy contentos de anunciar que vamos a mostrar el mayor torneo de fútbol --COPA AMERICA de América Latina --¡En la sala del mercado durante el mes de Junio!

Vamos a dar inicio a las fiestas y el torneo el viernes 3 de junio a las 6:00pm en la sala del mercado y ver como los EE.UU. le gana a Colombia.

Ver el calendario completo:

http://www.ca2016.com/matches

 

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May
14
11:00am11:00am

Job Fair / Feria de Trabajo

Venga al Mercado el 14 de Mayo a una feria de trabajo para conocer las oportunidades disponibles con las empresas del Mercado y otras oportunidades con la Agencia de Empleo “Cody Staffing”. Hay posiciones para personas bilingües e hispanohablantes en muchas industrias. 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Come out to the Mercado on May 14th for a job fair to learn about career opportunities with businesses at the Mercado and other opportunities with Cody Staffing Agency.  There are positions for bilingual and Spanish speakers in many industries. 11am-2pm. 

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