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News & Events

If you are looking for the best ways to enjoy your time in the City of Roses, our news and events section is a great way to stay up to date. With so much going on throughout the city and region, let the

Benson be your home away from home, and your base to explore all that we have to offer. Below are a few select opportunities that will make your stay with us that much more exceptional.

2019 Portland Rose Festival

Rose Festival Opening Night May 24 7:30pm Tom McCall Waterfront Front Nothing says celebration quite like fireworks —so the Portland Rose Festival will get the festivities started off on an awe-inspiring note! Your admission to CityFair will include the fireworks display — choreographed to music…


May Sipping Hour

Join us each evening from 5-6pm for Sipping Hour at the Benson Hotel! Featuring a new local winery or distillery, these nightly tastings will be offered complimentary to guests and the public.


Jazz at the Benson

Enjoy live jazz entertainment at the longest continuously running jazz venue in Portland Wednesday through Saturday while dining at the Benson Hotel.


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