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Schedule of Events

Tiki Kon: Eye of the Tiki has been called off, but this is what the event schedule would have looked like.

THU -

Check-In Desk

Check in, pick up wristbands and get information about the weekend's activities.

Location: TBD

THU -

Hale Pele Private Seating 4pm

Presented by Hale Pele

Enjoy a private two-hour seating with no wait in the country's top rated tiki bar. Ticket price includes a special edition gift TBD. Hale Pele is 20 minute walk or a short Lyft/Uber/taxi ride.

Location: Hale Pele
Admission: Hale Pele Private Seating 4PM Ticket

THU -

Hale Pele Private Seating 7pm

Presented by Hale Pele

Enjoy a private two-hour seating with no wait in the country's top rated tiki bar. Ticket price includes a special edition gift TBD. Hale Pele is 20 minute walk or a short Lyft/Uber/taxi ride.

Location: Hale Pele
Admission: Hale Pele Private Seating 7PM Ticket

THU -

Hale Pele Private Seating 10pm

Presented by Hale Pele

Enjoy a private two-hour seating with no wait in the country's top rated tiki bar. Ticket price includes a special edition gift TBD. Hale Pele is 20 minute walk or a short Lyft/Uber/taxi ride.

Location: Hale Pele
Admission: Hale Pele Private Seating 10PM Ticket

FRI -

Check-In Desk

Check in, pick up wristbands and get information about the weekend's activities. Check in early to avoid the rush on Friday!

Location: Reception Lobby

FRI -

Tiki Kon Tiki Lounge

The tiki bar is open! The Tiki Kon Lounge will be open Friday and Saturday with a cash bar offering cocktails, beer, wine and non-alcoholic drinks. This is also the location of the Tiki Kon Art Show.

Location: Morrison Room
Admission: Pass Not Required

FRI -

TALK // Tiki Drinks Demystified: Tropical Mixology is for all Ohana

Creating your own tropical exotic cocktails has never been easier. The Colonel will show you how through a bit of spirit history, a handful of useful formulae, and a knack for classic flavor combinations. Beginners and more experienced imbibers alike will gain a unique approach to appreciate and create drinks for every occasion.

Featuring: Colonel Tiki
Location: Pacific Northwest Ballroom
Admission: Super Weekend Pass, Deluxe Weekend Pass, Standard Weekend Pass

FRI -

Workshop // (TBA)

Location: Weidler Room
Admission: Friday Workshop Ticket

FRI -

Tiki Kon Gift Shop

Shop our exclusive line of Tiki Kon merchandise designed and illustrated by VanTiki. Pre-ordered merchandise available for pickup.

Location: Reception Lobby
Admission: Pass Not Required

FRI -

TALK // Destination Unknown: Using Immersive Effects and Storylines to Enhance Your Personal Paradise

Do you obsess.…err….passionately strive for new and exciting ideas to elevate your home Tiki bar, lounge, or personal space? Are you looking to provide an interactive or more immersive experience for you and your guests, but have difficulties knowing just where to start? Join Damien Montanile, as he deep dives “beyond the booze” in order to demystify the tricks and tools of the trade.

Featuring: Damien Montanile
Location: Pacific Northwest Ballroom
Admission: Super Weekend Pass, Deluxe Weekend Pass, Standard Weekend Pass

FRI -

MEET-UP // Swizzle Swap

Bring your spare swizzles to this informal meet-up and trade them with other Tiki Kon attendees. It's a great way to break the ice and meet new people!

Location: Reception Lobby
Admission: Pass Not Required

FRI -

SPECIAL // Mystery Guest TBA

Were in talks with a very special guest we think you'll really want to see. Details will be revealed once they're confirmed. Ticket price TBD.

Location: Pacific Northwest Ballroom
Admission: Friday Special Presentation Ticket

FRI -

Film // Bosko and the Rebirth of Tiki (extended version)

A new, extended version of the film has been released! It's twice as long and explores more of the early history of Polynesian Pop, with more footage of Rolly Crump, Sven Kirsten, Jeff Berry, Mike Buhen, and never before seen vintage footage and photos.

Featuring: Bosko
Location: Pacific Northwest Ballroom
Admission: Super Weekend Pass, Deluxe Weekend Pass, Standard Weekend Pass

FRI -

Friday Surf & Turf Show

Featuring the headline return of the Wanna Be-52s (Portland), plus Frankie & the Pool Boys (San Francisco), and Surfer Joe (Italy), with DJ Web of Sound. Our Friday night kickoff show is a wet and wild, high energy sonic feast of live instrumental surf and rock and roll. We know you're going to party hard the first night, and we've got just the lineup for it.

Featuring: The Wanna Be-52s, Frankie & the Pool Boys, Surfer Joe, DJ Web of Sound
Location: Tiki Kon Showroom (Lloyd Center Ballroom)
Admission: Super Weekend Pass, Deluxe Weekend Pass, Standard Weekend Pass

SAT -

Island Marketplace (Vending)

Presented by Sputnik Housewares, Munktiki

Vendors and artisans from near and far are bringing their treasures for your shopping pleasure. Admission is included with any weekend pass, or you may purchase a ticket at the door.

Location: Exhibit Hall
Admission: Island Marketplace Ticket (General Public), Super Weekend Pass, Deluxe Weekend Pass, Standard Weekend Pass

SAT -

Tiki Kon Gift Shop

Shop our exclusive line of Tiki Kon merchandise designed and illustrated by VanTiki. Pre-ordered merchandise available for pickup.

Location: Reception Lobby
Admission: Pass Not Required

SAT -

Check-In Desk

Check in, pick up wristbands and get information about the weekend's activities.

Location: Reception Lobby

SAT -

Poolside Exotica

DJ Web of Sound spins exotica vinyl for a relaxing afternoon by the pool. Don't miss the cocktail bar right inside the south door. WARNING: No glass by the pool! The hotel will shut us down if they see glassware or bottles poolside. Thanks!

Location: Poolside
Admission: Pass Not Required

SAT -

Tiki Kon Tiki Lounge

The tiki bar is open! The Tiki Kon Lounge will be open all weekend with a cash bar offering cocktails, beer, wine and non-alcoholic drinks. This is also the location of the Tiki Kon Art Show.

Location: Morrison Room
Admission: Pass Not Required

SAT -

MEET-UP // Bananas for Cabanas/Crazy for Caftans

It's time again for Tiki Kon's official Crazy for Caftans and Bananas for Cabanas meetup! Hosted by Vanity Thorn and Vixen Productions.

Location: Poolside
Admission: Pass Not Required

SAT -

Special // Rum Tasting with Martin Cate

Details TBA. Tickets on sale May 15.

Featuring: Martin Cate
Location: Tiki Kon Showroom (Lloyd Center Ballroom)
Admission: Rum Tasting with Martin Cate Ticket

SAT -

TALK // There's No Rum in it? A Primer on the Unsung Spirits of Tiki

Rum gets all the credit in tiki drink craft, but some of your favorites don't feature rum at all. Learn the history, use, and modern incarnations of tiki drink recipes featuring gin, whiskey, brandy and more!

Featuring: Tiki Lindy
Location: Pacific Northwest Ballroom
Admission: Super Weekend Pass, Deluxe Weekend Pass, Standard Weekend Pass

SAT -

MEET-UP // Swizzle Swap

Bring your spare swizzles to this informal meet-up and trade them with other Tiki Kon attendees. It's a great way to break the ice and meet new people!

Location: Poolside
Admission: Pass Not Required

SAT -

Kon-Tiki Luau Dinner and Show

Enjoy a luscious buffet dinner inspired by the menu from Steve Crane's Kon-Tiki restaurant, which used to be located on hotel grounds when it was the Sheraton. Menu selections include vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options.

Featuring: Teva Oriata
Location: Tiki Kon Showroom (Lloyd Center Ballroom)
Admission: Super Weekend Pass, Deluxe Weekend Pass

SAT -

VIP Lounge

Presented by Hale Pele

Super Weekend Pass holders are invited to stop by the Hale Pele suite after the luau and experience the flavors and hospitality of one of the top tiki bars in America! 

Location: Presidential Suite
Admission: Super Weekend Pass

SAT -

Saturday Night Gala Show

They last graced our stage in 2013, and now the Ding Dong Devils are back from L.A. to headline our Saturday night show, along with The Tikigraphs from Seattle. Join us for an evening of nouveaux exotica from two of our favorite modern Tiki groups. Plus numbers from dancing darlings the Starella Sisters.

Featuring: The Ding Dong Devils, The Tikigraphs, The Starella Sisters
Location: Tiki Kon Showroom (Lloyd Center Ballroom)
Admission: Super Weekend Pass, Deluxe Weekend Pass, Standard Weekend Pass

SUN -

Sunday Bar Tour Brunch

Your Super Deluxe Weekend Pass includes a buffet style Sunday brunch in the Pacific Northwest Ballroom. Menu TBA. Vegetarian and gluten free options available.

Location: Pacific Northwest Ballroom
Admission: Super Weekend Pass

SUN -

Sunday Bar Tour Check-In

All Sunday Bar Tour guests must check in on Sunday morning at the Check-In Desk located in the Reception Lobby right outside the Lloyd Center Ballroom (the same place you picked up wristbands).

Location: Reception Lobby
Admission: Super Weekend Pass

SUN -

Sunday Bar Tour

Presented by Hale Pele

An exclusive, private all-day Tiki tour of some of the secret watering holes of the Portland tiki community. This is the most coveted event of the weekend, and you must have a Super Weekend Pass to participate.

Location: Reception Lobby
Admission: Super Weekend Pass

SUN -

Art Workshop (TBA)

Hands-on arts and crafts workshops for those who want to let their creative juices flow. The bar is open, so the tiki juices will be flowing too! Learn to make beautiful art, etched glass, hair flowers, and more, from top experts in their fields.

Location: Exhibit Hall

SUN -

Sunday Bar Tour Dinner

You've been touring tiki bars all day, now it's time for a final meal together and a little live music.

Location: Pacific Northwest Ballroom
Admission: Super Weekend Pass

SUN -

MEET-UP // Aloha Oe

We know you're exhausted by this point in the weekend, but please join us poolside for live music, a final cocktail, and fond farewells until next time. Performers TBA.

Location: Poolside
Admission: Pass Not Required