Situated in the Goose Hollow locale of Portland, Providence Park is one of the city's premier sports arenas, seating an excess of 25,218 eager spectators. The home of the MLS soccer side Portland Timbers since 2011, the stadium was designated as a sports venue has been called numerous names in the past, with Jeld-Wen Field, PG&E Park, and Civic Stadium being a few of its most popular monikers. The arena was originally built in the year 1893 and has undergone a multitude of changes, with its current avatar sporting sloping seating blocks, slick pitches, and modern amenities. A true multipurpose facility, the stadium has hosted everything from outdoor concerts, music festivals and baseball games throughout its illustrious history.
As Portland's premier sports and entertainment district, the Rose Quarter features the biggest shows and best sports in town. Watch Portland Trailblazers NBA basketball team in action, enjoy concerts with big-name artists, as well as many other exciting events at the Rose Quarter. The area includes the 20,000-seat Moda Center and the 12,000-seat Memorial Coliseum, as well as parking lots, open space, restaurants and bars. You will appreciate its prime location, just across the river from downtown. The ticket office, located in the middle of the commons, is a good place to find last-minute tickets and avoid online booking fees.
Portland International Raceway brings drag races and other professional racing, including NASCAR events, to the Portland area. This popular raceway was built on the city of Vanport, which was wiped out by a flood in 1948. The Formula One racing circuit also holds events here. Known to locals as 'PIR', it is conveniently located at Delta Park, only a few minutes from downtown. If you're staying in the area, you may even hear the cars at night.