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9th Annual Belgian Fest – Saturday, June 17

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Grab your wooden shoes, beret and bike or just meet us at North 45 for our 9th Annual Belgian Fest on Saturday June 17th, 2017 from 12pm to 10pm. Celebrate our Belgian beer selection and featured additional specialty Belgian brews, with over 25 Belgian beers to taste on our award-winning patio.

Chef Steven will be making Belgian Frites, Currywurst and of course our Mussels & Frites and regular menu will be available, too!

$10 admission includes: Signature Tasting Snifter Glass, 2 Tasting Tokens, Raffle Prize Ticket, & Tasting Notes. Additional 3 ounce tastes are available for $2.

This event is a great way to usher in our patio weather, treat Dad for Father’s Day or bid adieu to Portland Beer Week!

11th Annual Kentucky Derby

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Ladies and Gents, North 45’s 11th Annual Kentucky Derby party is this Saturday, May 6th! Wear your big hats, sundresses, and seersucker for an afternoon of Southern fanciness and tradition! Join this patio celebration of the 143nd annual Kentucky Derby starting at 12:00pm.

Enjoy one-day only Kentucky food and drink specials, including Bourbon Mint Julep slushies, as you bet for your prized horse to take the lead. Live music by Dixieland-style band, the Brass Roots Movement, will start at 2:00pm, with the race taking place at 3:30pm. The races will be shown on three screens, including one massive drop-down projector screen on the patio.

A $10 cover ($15 door) gives you access to one of North 45’s fanciest events of the year, with proceeds benefitting Ronald McDonald House Charities. North 45’s 11th Annual Kentucky Derby is 21 and over only, and fancy dress is required. The bigger the hat, the better!

Purchase pre-sale tickets here.

10 Year Anniversary Party – Friday, Nov. 18

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Come celebrate the 10 year anniversary of our opening! Join us in an evening of travel-themed food and drink, regale us with your travel stories, and enjoy a celebratory toast with our staff! We’ll have a special one-night only menu with cocktails from around the world, festive food, and of course, jello shots to ring in the night.

We’ve partnered with Worthy Brewing to make commemorative North 45 bottles of some of our favorite Worthy beers– come drink their Powder Keg, IPA, and Kolsch and celebrate the night with us!

When: Friday, November 18th – 6 to 10pm

Not Your Father’s Root Beer Float Party – Thursday, June 9th

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Celebrate Portland Beer Week and get an update on your old summertime favorite, the root beer float, at North 45! Join North 45 and Small Town Brewing on the North 45 patio, Thursday, June 9th starting at 6pm for an evening of delicious American classics. Enjoy samples of Small Town’s hard root beer and ginger ale, and get a super yummy adult root beer float made with hand cranked ice cream! Kick back on our sunny patio and pair your float with some freshly grilled hot dogs!

Pinewood Derby Race – Saturday, June 18th

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In celebration of Portland Beer Week and our one of a kind urban outdoor space Forest Park, North 45, Lagunitas and The Forest Park Conservancy will hosting a Pinewood Derby Race on North 45’s patio on Saturday, June 18th! It is your chance to support Forest Park, drink some Lagunitas and race for glory!

Pick up your car kit at North 45 Pub located at 517 NW 21st Ave or at The Forest Park Conservancy office located at 210 NW 17th Ave Suite 210. A donation of $10 gets you the kit and entry into the race. You can build and race as many cars as you like. There will be awards for Best in Show, Best Beer Themed Racer and of course for all the glory, Fastest Racer.

Weigh-ins will start at 4:20 pm along with voting. The races will begin at 6 pm. Lagunitas will be talking beer and passing out gear. Learn more about the Forest Park Conservancy and see them race their own cars in this fun, family-friendly event.

Don’t miss this opportunity to help Forest Park and enjoy Lagunitas!