Iron Tikitender Showdown, photo by Kamala Kingsley.

TIKI KON AIR Takes You There!

Join the jet set for a weekend celebration of music, dancing, shopping, art cocktails, colorful fashion and Tiki style. Accommodations are comfortable, prices are attractive, and it's not too far away.


Get a Room!

Whether you're visiting from afar or just crossing the bridge from Portland, stay on-site for a more enjoyable weekend. Rooms start at just $99/night, and registered hotel guests get early entry into our vending area. The hotel is right on the picturesque Columbia River, close to I-5 and just minutes from downtown and the airport.


East Meets West

The deep resonance of the taiko drums and the heat of the fire will reach out and grab you for a unique, exotic journey to the Far East, a region that has heavily influenced the Polynesian-pop aesthetic.

Roy & Marina Anderson, Saturday, July 11

Presented by MOBILE WEST »


Meet the Original "Whipped Cream Girl"

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the iconic Herb Albert album Whipped Cream and Other Delights with live music by the Rat City Brass and special appearance by Whipped Cream cover model Dolores Erickson.

Friday, July 10


First Person Tiki

Enjoy an entertaining and informative symposium by Humuhumu, renowned Polynesian pop culture and tiki bar historian and curator of The world of tiki travel is vast and varied... learn where to start, and how.

Saturday, July 11


Iron Tikitender Finalists Announced »

5/12/2015 — After much consideration, the three finalists have been selected. Watch them complete live on stage for the title of Iron Tikitender and a $1000 cash prize, presented by B.G. Reynolds.

TIKI KON AIR Announces Saturday In-Flight Entertainment »

4/9/2015 — The Saturday night lineup to feature 60s garage punk mod soul psychedelic pop group PARADISE, with Johnny Astro, taiko drumming and fire by Roy and Marina Anderson, and DJ Cecelia, presented by MOBILE WEST. Plus the live Iron Tikitender Main Stage Showdown.

Dolores Erickson, original "Whipped Cream Girl" to appear at Tiki Kon with Rat City Brass »

4/7/2015 — Dolores Erickson, the model in the iconic album cover for Whipped Cream and Other Delights by Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass, will appear as a special guest aboard TIKI KON AIR this July 10-11.

Friday night in-flight entertainment announced »

3/30/2015 — TIKI KON AIR is proud to announce our Friday night lineup, featuring THE SATIN CHAPS, with RAT CITY BRASS and DON & THE QUIXOTES, plus DJ Captain Jab.

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