Sean & Veronica’s Trip to Portland

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Your Itinerary
Flights
Depart:10:20AMPhoenix Intl – (PHX)Fri 05/12/17American Airlines 319
Nonstop
Arrive:1:09PMPortland Intl – (PDX)Fri 05/12/17
Duration: 2 hr 49min
Economy (S *)Plane: 738
Room

The Heathman Hotel

Check-In: Fri 05/12/17 3:30PM     Check-Out: Tue 05/16/17 12:00PM     Nights: 4
Room type: Executive Room, 1 King Bed – 1 king bed

Featuring stunning city views and abundant natural light, our Executive King guest rooms are located on floors 4-10 and feature newly renovated marble bathrooms. These oversized rooms have one king bed, a large writing desk and fully stocked private bar. Windows open to allow fresh Northwest breezes. Accommodates two guests.

Room description 1 King Bed
474 sq feet (44 sq meters)

Relax – In-room massage available
Internet – Free WiFi and wired Internet access
Entertainment – 32-inch LCD TV with premium channels
Food & Drink – Coffee/tea maker, minibar, electric kettle, and 24-hour room service
Sleep – Hypo-allergenic bedding, blackout drapes/curtains, and turndown service
Bathroom – Private bathroom, shower/tub combination, bathrobes, and slippers
Practical – Free local calls, laptop-compatible safe, and free newspaper; free cribs/infant beds available on request
Comfort – Air conditioning and daily housekeeping
Non-Smoking
Connecting/adjoining rooms can be requested, subject to availability

 Occupants: 2 Adults

1001 SW Broadway

Portland, OR 97205 US

 

Resort Fees

There will be a 110.68 USD Resort Fee due at the hotel.
Flights
Depart:3:30PMPortland Intl – (PDX)Tue 05/16/17American Airlines1017
Nonstop
Arrive:6:06PMPhoenix Intl – (PHX)Tue 05/16/17
Duration: 2 hr 36min
Economy (O *)Plane: 738

Total Amount for Air & Hotel (Not Including Resort Fee)

Package Price$1,077.16
Tax$196.66
Total Due$1,273.82

15th Annual VMB – Saturday, May 13th, 2017


#VMB2017  #VMBPDX  #VampireBallPDX

Welcome to the official website of the Vampire’s Masquerade Ball, hosted exclusively by Lady Raven Productions in Portland, Oregon.

The 15th VMB is scheduled for Saturday, May 13, 2017. Please RSVP on the Facebook event invite!

TICKETS:

$45.00 Advance*
$50.00 @ door (cash only)

All tickets are NON-REFUNDABLE!

In-store tickets will also be available at Wells & Verne, exact date of their in-store availability will be announced by April 1st, pending shipment from the printers.

Event Details:

Melody Ballroom
615 SE Alder St. Portland, OR

9:00PM – 2:00AM
Dress Code Enforced (scroll down for details)
21+
2 stories of Ballroom Access
DJ’s
Live Performances
Vendor Room
Fully stocked bars on both floors
Professionally catered food by the ballroom
Photography
Coat check

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Meet & Greet

Held the night before the Vampire’s Masquerade Ball, the Meet & Greet is a tradition where attendees of the Ball can grab a cocktail and mingle with locals and out-of-towner’s the night before. Information on location and time to be announced in 2017.

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The Waltz at Midnight  

In 2008, the violinist Paul Mercer initiated what was to become a tradition every year at the VMB, the waltz at midnight. While the evening is filled with gothic/industrial music, at midnight is when the attention is given over to classical instruments. This is when all guests are invited to waltz with their partners on the main floor. Videos of previous midnight waltz’s in past years can be viewed on our video’s link.

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What do you mean by “Dress Code Enforced”? 

The VMB is a formal event and not to be confused for a ‘costume party’. Appropriate attire includes tuxedos, ball gowns, corsets, period wear (Victorian, Edwardian, Renaissance, etc.), neo-Victorian, evening gothic club wear. Suits and cocktail dresses are also appropriate attire.

NO STREET CLOTHES ALLOWED (blue jeans, t-shirts, tank tops, etc.).

Are masks required? No, but they are encouraged. Guests wearing masks have always been around 50/50.

Where do you recommend I shop? Aside from the vast internet, you should check out what the local area has to offer in our shopping/dining link.

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What is the VMB?

The Annual Vampire’s Masquerade Ball is a night of gothic elegance and decadence highly anticipated each year in the city of roses and hosted exclusively by Lady Raven Productions. It’s an evening where over 800 guests from the various gothic/industrial/alternative lifestyle communities from around the nation and the world gather in the Melody Ballroom amongst crystal chandeliers and Edwardian cornices to socialize and dance the night away. The VMB strives to offer its guests the experience of a formal gala at an attainable price; shared with like-minded company from the gothic/industrial communities who appreciate creative and individual expression, and the event is of course LGBTQ friendly.  The name “Vampire’s Masquerade Ball” is meant to evoke dark romanticism and a gothic interpretation of beauty. While the event is not sponsored or organized by the vampire community, they have always consistently been very supportive of the VMB, and are welcome to attend.

Dancing is only one of the many entertainments the VMB offers. The venue is divided between two floors with captivating live performances and local DJ’s spinning gothic/industrial in the grand ballroom; while in the lower ballroom regional vendors will be selling their wares. Additionally a lavish, professionally catered buffet of savory cheeses, meats, and baked goods awaits, as well as a delectable dessert selection and fountains of chocolate. Fully stocked bars including an absinthe fountain and specialty cocktails will be available on both floors and do accept credit cards.

Consider the Vampire’s Masquerade Ball an opportunity to dress in your finest evening or historic dress!  Over the years the observed guest attire has included every genre from the gothic scene including old-school goth, steampunk, Edwardian, Victorian, Cyberpunk, all the way to black tie and regal ballgowns. To further clarify, the VMB being a formal event should not be confused with a “costume party” or re-enactment, and street clothes are not permitted. Guests are encouraged, but not required, to arrive masked. If you have any questions about dress code please email Lady Raven.

The Melody Ballroom, site of the VMB since 2007, was established in 1925. Its historic ambiance is enhanced by thirty-foot ceilings, scarlet walls, marble staircases, and as the staff say, hauntings! A elevator is currently being installed and will be operational in time for the 2017 VMB.

 

*If you are flying into Portland: Our rail system services the PDX Airport. The MAX Red Line goes from the airport all the way into downtown and passes through the hotels near the Convention Center on the East Side of the river (the side of the venue). Please visit Tri-Met to plan your public transportation needs.

Any questions about the VMB can be directed to the event’s organizer, Lady Raven


Secrets of Portlandia Free Walking Tour

Location –

701 S.W. Broadway, Portland, OR 97204

Categories –Tours

“This Free Comedic Walking Tour tours the city every day at 11am, rain or shine! No reservation necessary! The last tour of 2016 is on Tuesday, October 4th. After that the tour will be seasonally closed until May 1st, 2017. This tour is a comedy about Portland’s weird and wacky history and culture. With over 450 Five-Star reviews on TripAdvisor, this tour has been a Portland “must-do”for five years now.

Meet in front of Pioneer Courthouse (across 6th Ave. from Pioneer Square and the Visitor Information Center.) MAX light rail stop “Pioneer Courthouse Square.” Erik will be wearing his neon green t-shirt. The tour is two hours, ending in Old Town/Chinatown, right across the street from Voodoo Donuts and the Saturday Market. Entertaining guides work for tips.”


‘Portlandia’ Tour of Portland ( I can book this tour for you)

 Discover the city that Carrie Brownstein and SNL alum Fred Armisten put on the map as a place ‘young people go to retire’. On this 3-hour Portlandia tour, visit filming locations around the city such as the site of “Stu’s Stews,” and experience Portland’s coffee culture with stops at a hip local cafe and Voodoo Doughnuts. Highlights Portlandia film locations tour of Portland Discover local hot spots seen on the sketch TV show Visit Rock & Rose and Mississippi Marketplace, among other filming spots See some of Portland’s most popular neighborhoods, including North Mississippi Avenue, Alberta Street and Laurelhurst Enjoy a Voodoo doughnut and coffee Receive tips from an in-the-know guide about Portland’s best places to eat and shop What You Can Expect People’s Bike Library of Portland AKA Zoobomb Pyle serves as a functional bicycle parking rack Your 3-hour tour starts with pickup up from your central Portland hotel. Choose a morning or afternoon start — either is a great time for doughnuts and coffee in Portland! First stop is Voodoo Doughnuts, famous for its over-the-top doughnut design, snappy flavors and home of the beloved Bacon Maple Bar. Don’t worry, they discontinued their controversial Pepto Bismol and Nyquil doughnuts years ago! Afterward, head to an iconic Portlandia cafe for a complimentary third-wave coffee (with a lesson in boutique coffee from your guide) served by ’artisan’ baristas. Tap into your guide’s wealth of local knowledge for tips on food hotspots, breweries, music venues and more. Find out where to get a whiskey with your mustache trim, a custom-made bow tie or quirky handmade art. Stroll along hip Mississippi Avenue for a visit to Land, the shop and birthplace of the Portlandia mantra “put a bird on it”. Afterward, visit the Mississippi food cart pod where the episode “Stu’s Stews” was filmed, and then nosh on some Asian fusion tacos, barbecue or an egg sandwich. Continue your scene-spotting tour throughout Killingsworth Street, the Alberta Arts District and the posh historic Laurelhurst neighborhood. Along the way, stop at In Other Words Feminist Community Center, the inspiration for the show’s Feminist Bookstore. Conclude your tour with a visit to Vera Katz Esplanade, the filming location for Portlandia’s opening “Dream of the ‘90s” scene, and onto the featured Portlandia sculpture that crowns the Portland Building. Relax as your guide offers colorful commentary on the return trip to your pickup point.

Read more about ‘Portlandia’ Tour of Portland | Viator at: https://www.viator.com/tours/Portland/Portlandia-Tour-of-Portland/d5065-5765PORTLANDIA?pub=vcps