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Schedule of Events

Performers, presenters, locations, and times are subject to change.

THU -

Check-In Desk

Check in early to avoid the rush. Pick up wristbands and get information about the weekend's activities. Located in front of the Multnomah Grille by the hotel front desk.

Location: Early Check-In (Multnomah Grille)

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 an exclusive commemorative gift (TBD). Food and beverages are not included in the ticket price.

Location: Hale Pele
Admission: Hale Pele Private Seating 4PM Ticket
Check in at the door.

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 an exclusive commemorative gift (TBD). Food and beverages are not included in the ticket price.

Location: Hale Pele
Admission: Hale Pele Private Seating 7PM Ticket
Check in at the door.

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 an exclusive commemorative gift (TBD). Food and beverages are not included in the ticket price.

Location: Hale Pele
Admission: Hale Pele Private Seating 10PM Ticket
Check in at the door.

FRI -

SPECIAL // Fabulous Fun Fitness Class with MeduSirena

Get in a great workout with our Fabulously Fit Fire Eating Mermaid, MeduSirena! Yes indeed, the FitCrone is back and ready to get us all into Tiki ship shape with a combination of aerobic & strength training moves to get yer blood flowing.

Featuring: MeduSirena Marina
Location: Tiki Kon Show Room (Lloyd Center Ballroom)
Admission: Fitness Class with MeduSirena Ticket
Advance purchase or $15 at the door if capacity allows

FRI -

Check-In Desk

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

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: Tiki Kon Tiki Lounge (Morrison Room)
Admission: Super Weekend Pass, Deluxe Weekend Pass, Standard Weekend Pass

FRI -

Tiki Kon Art Show

Artists from near and far are exhibiting works for your enjoyment and purchase. 

Location: Tiki Kon Tiki Lounge (Morrison Room)
Admission: Super Weekend Pass, Deluxe Weekend Pass, Standard Weekend Pass

FRI -

Workshop // Hands-On Hair Flower Design

In this 90 minute workshop, learn from one of the top hair flower designers in the country how to create your very own fabulous hair flower! Weekend pass wristband required.

Featuring: Liza Voodoo Doll
Location: Halsey Room
Admission: Hands-On Hair Flower Design Workshop Ticket

FRI -

TALK // The (De)Evolution of the Hawaiian Mai Tai

Everyone is familiar with the iconic Hawaiian Mai Tai that features pineapple juice and a dark rum float. This version of the Mai Tai is quite different from the original 1944 Mai Tai created at Trader Vic's.

Featuring: Kevin Crossman
Location: Symposium Hall (Pacific Northwest Ballroom)
Admission: Super Weekend Pass, Deluxe Weekend Pass, Standard Weekend Pass
General admission, seating on a first-come basis. Wristband required.

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: Super Weekend Pass, Deluxe Weekend Pass, Standard Weekend Pass

FRI -

TALK // Walt Disney Discovers Tiki

When Walt Disney built Disneyland, Adventureland was the only area that was supposed to look like a place that was still on Earth, so his Imagineers strove for accuracy.

Featuring: David "Dr. Skipper" Marley
Location: Symposium Hall (Pacific Northwest Ballroom)
Admission: Super Weekend Pass, Deluxe Weekend Pass, Standard Weekend Pass
General admission, seating on a first-come basis. Wristband required.

FRI -

MEET-UP // Mug & Swizzle Swap

Bring your tradable mugs and 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! This is a very informal meetup and may not even have a host.

Location: Reception Lobby
Admission: Super Weekend Pass, Deluxe Weekend Pass, Standard Weekend Pass

FRI -

VIP Lounge

Presented by Hale Pele

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

Location: Presidential Suite
Admission: Super Weekend Pass

FRI -

HOSPITALITY SUITE // Devil's Reef and the Altar of Sacrifice

Presented by Devil's Reef, Plantation Rum

Come quench the thirst of the Gods, at this hospitality suite hosted by Devil's Reef. Wristband required and strictly 21+ only.

Location: Room 1555
Admission: Super Weekend Pass, Deluxe Weekend Pass, Standard Weekend Pass

FRI -

HOSPITALITY SUITE // Just Rum

Presented by Just Rum

Just a Hospitality Suite featuring Just Rum. Drop by and try Just a Donga Punch made with one of the best selling new rums on the scene.

Location: Room 1463
Admission: Super Weekend Pass, Deluxe Weekend Pass, Standard Weekend Pass

FRI -

TALK // Tiki Drinks Demystified: Ratios, Archetypes, and Flavor Combinations

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: Craig "Colonel Tiki" Hermann
Location: Symposium Hall (Pacific Northwest Ballroom)
Admission: Super Weekend Pass, Deluxe Weekend Pass, Standard Weekend Pass
General admission, seating on a first-come basis. Wristband required.

FRI -

TALK // Scripted Deceptions: Theme Park Quality Special Effects for 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: Symposium Hall (Pacific Northwest Ballroom)
Admission: Super Weekend Pass, Deluxe Weekend Pass, Standard Weekend Pass
General admission, seating on a first-come basis. Wristband required.

FRI -

Friday Surf & Turf Show presented by Just Rum

Presented by Just Rum

Featuring the headline return of the Wanna Be-52s (Portland) and for the first time at Tiki Kon, Surfer Joe (Italy). 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, Surfer Joe, DJ Danger
Location: Tiki Kon Show Room (Lloyd Center Ballroom)
Admission: Super Weekend Pass, Deluxe Weekend Pass, Standard Weekend Pass
General admission. Doors open at 7:30 PM.

SAT -

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

SAT -

Island Marketplace (Vending)

Presented by Sputnik Housewares, Just Rum

Vendors and artisans from near and far are bringing their treasures for your shopping pleasure. Admission is included with any weekend pass. For non weekend pass holders, admission is $5.

Location: Tiki Kon Marketplace (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: Super Weekend Pass, Deluxe Weekend Pass, Standard Weekend Pass

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: Symposium Hall (Pacific Northwest Ballroom)
Admission: Super Weekend Pass, Deluxe Weekend Pass, Standard Weekend Pass
General admission, seating on a first-come basis. Wristband 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: Tiki Kon Tiki Lounge (Morrison Room)
Admission: Super Weekend Pass, Deluxe Weekend Pass, Standard Weekend Pass

SAT -

Tiki Kon Art Show

Artists from near and far are exhibiting works for your enjoyment and purchase. 

Location: Reception Lobby
Admission: Super Weekend Pass, Deluxe Weekend Pass, Standard Weekend Pass

SAT -

Poolside Exotica presented by Plantation Rum

DJ Web of Sound and DJ Danger spin exotica vinyl for a relaxing afternoon by the pool.

Featuring: DJ Danger, DJ Web of Sound
Location: Poolside
Admission: Pass Not Required

SAT -

Special // Rum Tasting with Martin Cate - "Caneworld!"

It’s time to pack your bags and take a tasting journey around… Caneworld! Join rum expert and co-owner of Hale Pele Martin Cate to learn about and taste some of the lesser-known fresh cane juice spirits produced from lands near and far.

Featuring: Martin Cate
Location: Tiki Kon Show Room (Lloyd Center Ballroom)
Admission: Rum Tasting with Martin Cate Ticket
Advance purchase only. Special presentation, not included with any weekend pass. Weekend pass wristband required.

SAT -

TALK // Alfred Shaheen - Iconic Hawaiian Textiles

Alfred Shaheen was the largest and most innovative mid-century aloha wear manufacturer in Hawaii. Over half a century later, Shaheen designs are still influencing modern aloha wear and his label has become increasingly collectible.

Featuring: Margo "Rocket Betty" Scott
Location: Symposium Hall (Pacific Northwest Ballroom)
Admission: Super Weekend Pass, Deluxe Weekend Pass, Standard Weekend Pass
General admission, seating on a first-come basis. Wristband required.

SAT -

TALK // The Artist — Vic Bergeron

Eve Bergeron will share stories of her grandfather Vic Bergeron and how events in his life, travel, friendships with other artists were reflected in his own artistic expressions.

Featuring: Eve Bergeron
Location: Symposium Hall (Pacific Northwest Ballroom)
Admission: Super Weekend Pass, Deluxe Weekend Pass, Standard Weekend Pass
General admission, seating on a first-come basis. Wristband required.

SAT -

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

It's time again for Cap'n Cook's Bananas for Cabanas meetup, founded by Jeffrey "Cap'n" Cook over 10 years ago at Tiki Oasis. Anyone in a dapper matching cabana suit is welcome. Snacks and bananas will be provided by the Cap'n himself!

Location: Poolside
Admission: Pass Not Required

SAT -

HOSPITALITY SUITE // Burnt Bridge Cellars Wine Tai Bar

Presented by Burnt Bridge Cellars

Take a break from rum drinks with a refreshing white wine Wine Tai in this hospitality suite by Burnt Bridge Cellars.

Location: Room 102 (Poolside Suite)
Admission: Super Weekend Pass, Deluxe Weekend Pass, Standard Weekend Pass

SAT -

MEET & GREET // VanTiki

Meet VanTiki in person and get your favorite VanTiki piece signed by the artist. He won't be vending this year, so this may be your only chance to say hello and get his autograph.

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

SAT -

MEET-UP // Mug & Swizzle Swap

Bring your tradable mugs and 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! This is a very informal meetup and may not even have a host.

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

SAT -

HOSPITALITY SUITE // Plantation Rum

Step into the Maison Ferrand Diner as we churn boozy milkshakes and fry up spam and egg musubi to order.

Location: Room 1470
Admission: Super Weekend Pass, Deluxe Weekend Pass, Standard Weekend Pass

SAT -

HOSPITALITY SUITE // Devil's Reef and the Altar of Sacrifice

Presented by Devil's Reef, Plantation Rum

Come quench the thirst of the Gods, at this hospitality suite hosted by Devil's Reef. Wristband required and strictly 21+ only.

Location: Room 1555
Admission: Super Weekend Pass

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: Paradise of Samoa Polynesian Dance Troupe
Location: Tiki Kon Show Room (Lloyd Center Ballroom)
Admission: Super Weekend Pass, Deluxe Weekend Pass

SAT -

HOSPITALITY SUITE // Alma De Agave Tequila

Featuring Adam Rains, Lead Mixologist from the Golden Tiki in Las Vegas.

Location: Room 1460
Admission: Super Weekend Pass, Deluxe Weekend Pass, Standard Weekend Pass

SAT -

Saturday Night Gala Show presented by Zaya Rum™

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: Ding Dong Devils, The Tikigraphs, The Starella Sisters, DJ Web of Sound
Location: Tiki Kon Show Room (Lloyd Center Ballroom)
Admission: Super Weekend Pass, Deluxe Weekend Pass, Standard Weekend Pass
General admission. Doors open at 7:30 PM.

SUN -

Free Time - get out and explore Portland

It's been a full two days. If you're not on the Sunday bar tour, this is a great time to relax by the pool or get out and explore Portland.

Admission: Pass Not Required, Deluxe Weekend Pass, Standard 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 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: Symposium Hall (Pacific Northwest Ballroom)
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 -

Sunday Bar Tour Dinner

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

Location: Symposium Hall (Pacific Northwest Ballroom)
Admission: Super Weekend Pass

SUN -

MEET-UP // Aloha Oe Farewell Gathering

We know you're exhausted by this point in the weekend. If you haven't departed for home yet, please join us poolside for a final cocktail, and fond farewells until next time. We call this the "Leftovers Party."

Location: Poolside
Admission: Pass Not Required, Super Weekend Pass, Deluxe Weekend Pass, Standard Weekend Pass