The Weekend Guide for April 5th – 7th | Portland Old Port

The Weekend Guide for April 5th – 7th

When a weekend starts on a First Friday and ends on National Beer Day, you have to expect greatness out of everything in between.


Gina Alibrio has built a name for herself as a powerhouse singer and a dynamic and electrifying performer, and she’s bringing her talents (and her talented crew) to the stage at the Thirsty Pig starting at 7 pm. This show is free and all-ages!

Sam Ike is a comedian from Boston with a unique stage presence and observations that have made him loved by audience all over the country. Catch him in action on stage at Empire Live Music & Events starting at 7:30 pm.

Plague becomes the 7 kingdoms starting at 9 pm as they celebrate the return and final season of Game of Thrones, bringing back the official beer of GoT by Ommegang, for the throne! Come dressed in cosplay as your favorite character to compete in the costume contest at midnight!


Allagash Brewing is teaming up with Oxbow for the Maine celebration of their fifth annual Saison Day! Enjoy a bounty of varying saisons, bluegrass music by The Gather Rounders from 2-5 pm and a DJ set by local legend, Mosart Nunez from 6-9 pm.

Cheer on your local rugby team as the Portland Rugby Football Club plays Charles River in their Spring Home Opener, starting at 1 pm at the Fox Street Field!

Mayo Street Arts, Portland Food Co-op, and Rising Tide Brewing are joining forces for Moonlit Forest: an enchanted dance party and an epic charity ball benefiting Wayside Food Programs. Tickets are $25 at the door and include a ticket for your first drink!

Dave Rowe is back in the Old Port and he’s bringing fun, mirth, music, and malted beverages to Bull Feeney’s starting at 9 pm!


Be Well Events and Root Wild welcome you to a morning of yoga, kombucha, and all the good vibes at Root Wild. Join instructor Kat Cynewski for Bend & ‘Booch, a powerful 1 hour vinyasa flow, followed by a Kombucha flight and hangs, starting at 9:30 am.

Maker’s Market is back at Thompson’s Point! Join the creative Maine community of farmers, artisans, artists, vintage sellers, jewelry makers, woodworkers, crafters, and more, and shop from their goods while enjoying a full bar, complete with Bloodys and mimosas while you shop, starting at 10 am.

It’s National Beer Day! How does one celebrate appropriately? $12 pitchers of Gritty’s beer at Gritty’s in the Old Port– all day long.  Cheers!

Wind down with a few laughs before starting another week with Sunday Night Comedy at Empire Live Music & Events! This weeks headliner is Ali Simpson and she hits the stage at 8 pm!