Sample Schedule of Events

We're still working on the entertainment and symposium lineup, so check back for updates. In the meantime, here's a sample schedule of events to give you an idea of what you're in store for.

Updated 2/15/2018


Thursday, July 12

7:00 - 9:00 PM or
10:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Hale Pele, NE Portland
Hale Pele Private Mug Release Party
Hale Pele celebrating the release of a new special edition mug, just for Tiki Kon! Enjoy a private two-hour seating with no wait in one of the country's top tiki bars, and mingle with guests from around the world. Admission includes mug. Cash bar. Choice of 7:00 pm or 10:00 pm seatings. Shuttle bus for Seating 1 departs the Red Lion lobby at 6:45, shuttle for Seating 2 departs at 9:45, or provide your own transportation. Advance purchase, reserved seatings only. Not included in any weekend or combo pass. Will Call is at the Hale Pele door.

Friday, July 13

3:00 - 10:00 PM
Red Lion Grand Ballroom Lobby
Guest Registration
Visit the check-in table when you arrive, to pick up tickets and event information. Merchandise pick-up is on Saturday only.
3:00 - 7:00 PM
Red Lion Grand Ballroom Lobby
Welcome Reception
Welcome to Fantasy Island! Check in at our registration desk, enjoy a cocktail, and mingle with fellow guests in a festive setting. Live music TBA. Open to all ticket holders.
4:00 - 7:00 PM
Red Lion guest suite (TBA)
VIP Lounge, presented by Hale Pele
VIP Pass holders are invited enjoy cocktails and catering by Hale Pele. VIP Weekend Pass holders only.
7:00 - 11:00 PM
Red Lion Grand Ballroom, East Salon
Friday Night Surf & Turf Show, presented by Horror in Clay
Join us on Friday the 13th for a horror-infused evening with some of the West Coast's best surf and lounge music on the main stage, plus supernatural special guests, DJ, dancing and cocktails. Performers TBA. Included with any weekend pass, or $20 at the door.

Saturday, July 14

10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Red Lion Grand Ballroom, West Salon

Island Marketplace, presented by Munktiki and Sputnik Housewares
Vendors and artisans from near and far are bringing their treasures for your shopping pleasure. Don't miss the Tiki Kon merchandise booth, selling exclusive event souvenirs. Grab a cocktail from our event bar and sip while you shop. FREE, open to the public.

Meet the Artists!
Renowned artists and special guests from the Tiki world will be on hand for meet & greets and signings. Artists and times TBA.

10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Red Lion Grand Ballroom Lobby

Guest Check-In and Merchandise Pickup
Look for the Tiki Kon merchandise and registration booth. All ticket and merchandise pre-purchases may be picked up at this time.

11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Red Lion Timberline Room

Symposiums, presented by BG Reynolds
A series of entertaining and informative presentations. Presenters and topics TBA. Included with any weekend Pass, open seating on a first-come basis, please arrive early. Tickets are not available at the door.

4:30 - 6:00 PM
Red Lion Grand Ballroom, East Salon

Banquet Dinner and Show
Join us for a luscious tropical inspired buffet dinner and live music. Performers and menu TBA. Included with VIP Weekend Pass or Deluxe Weekend Pass. ADVANCE PURCHASE ONLY.

7:00 - 11:00 PM
Red Lion Grand Ballroom, East Salon

Saturday Night Gala Show & Iron Tikitender
Our Saturday night gala kicks off with the return of the Iron Tikitender live bartending competition, presented by BG Reynolds, and follows with a romantic blend of music, dance performances by Starella Sisters, cocktails, dancing, fashion, raffle prizes, vending and more! Performers TBA. Select vendors will remain open in the lounge throughout the evening. Included with any weekend pass, combo pass or purchased separately, or $20 at the door.


Sunday, July 15

10:00 - 5:00 PM
Buses depart from Red Lion lobby

Sunday Brunch and Bar Deluxe Tour
Board our yellow "School of Rum" buses for an all-day Tiki tour of some of the Portland area's best home and commercial bars. Shhhh...the locations are a secret! Includes brunch, dinner, snacks and complimentary cocktails. Additional food and cocktails available for purchase. The final stop is the Aloha Oe Finale Party. Due to limited seating, included with the VIP Weekend Pass only.

NOTE: If you are joining us from out of town for the tour, we strongly suggest staying Sunday night at the Red Lion. Guests who must leave the tour early for departing flights are responsible for their own transportation back to the hotel to pick up their luggage before proceeding to the airport. It is not possible to bring luggage on the tour.

All Day

Adventure Time
For guests not on the Sunday bar tour, this is a great opportunity to relax by the pool, enjoy some tax-free shopping and dining at the nearby Jantzen Beach Center, or get out and explore Portland, before joining us for the finale farewell party. The Red Lion provides complimentary shuttle service to the nearby light rail station. Please contact the hotel front desk for details.

We're also working on a Tiki Tourist Guide to Portland and some Sunday symposiums for Standard Weekend Pass holders. Stay tuned!

5:30 - 7:30 PM
House Spirits Distillery, SE Portland, transportation from Red Lion provided

Aloha Oe Finale Party, presented by House Spirits Distillery
Join us for a final cocktail, live music and fond farewells until next year. Food by the amazing Pidgin Hole and cocktails by House Spirits available for purchase. Performers TBA. Included with any weekend pass. Round trip transportation from the Red Lion provided. Shuttles run every 30 minutes on the quarter hour starting at 5:15 pm. Look for the yellow bus!


Times, locations and performers subject to change.

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