Tiki Kon Air Flight Plan

FRI 7/10
SAT 7/11
SUN 7/12


All tickets and merchandise purchased online may be picked up at the Tiki Kon Air check-in desk, at the following times and locations:


3:00 PM - 6:30 PM Hotel Lobby, Red Lion
Passes and VIP Packages only
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM Portside Room, Red Lion
Passes and VIP packages only


10:00 AM - 4:30 PM Red Lion Ballroom
Passes, VIP packages and merchandise
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Quay Restaurant, Red Lion
Banquet dinner tickets only
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM Portside Room, Red Lion
Passes, VIP packages and merchandise


3:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Guest Check-In

Visit the Tiki Kon Air check-in desk when you arrive to pick up tickets and event information.Red Lion Lobby. After 7 PM, guest may check-in at the door of the Friday Night Kickoff Show. 

7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Friday Night Kickoff Show

Live music, DJ, cocktails, and dancing under the stars right on the majestic Columbia River. Red Lion River Deck (rain or shine), doors open at 6:30, $15 door or included with Weekend Pass. Tickets »

7:00 - Don and the Quixotes
8:30 - Rat City Brass
9:30 - DJ Cabana's Vintage Fashion Show
10:00 - The Satin Chaps
Plus The Starella Sisters, DJ Captain Jab, and a special appearance by Dolores Erickson, the original "Whipped Cream Girl"



11:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Island Marketplace (Vending)

Vendors and artisans from near and far are bringing their treasures for your shopping pleasure. Grab a cocktail from our lobby bar and sip while you shop. Red Lion Ballroom, FREE.

Registered hotel guests may enter the vending area one hour early.

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Guest Check-In and Merchandise Pickup

Look for the Tiki Ton Air table in the vending hall. All ticket and merchandise pre-purchases may be claimed during this time. Red Lion Ballroom.

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

B.G. Reynolds' Iron TikiTender Classes

Three one-hour presentations about a variety of cocktail and bartending topics. Quay Bar, $20/each. Tickets »

11:00 am - "Three of Strong," on mastering mixology, hosted by Jason Alexander (Tacoma Cabana, Tacoma)

12:00 noon - "Professional Tropical Bartending," hosted by Mindy Kucan (Hale Pele, Portland)

1:00 pm - "Rhum Rhapsodies," on the topic of rum blending, hosted by Jim Romdall (Rhumba, Seattle) and Michael Shea (Rum Club, Portland)

12:00 NOON - 4:00 PM

Pool Party

Come in for a water landing at the Red Lion pool with a party exclusively for hotel guests, with DJ Cecilia, DJ Captain Jab and DJ Cabana. Red Lion Pool, hotel guests only, FREE.

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Symposium: First Person Tiki

The world of tiki travel is vast and varied... learn where to start, and how. With Humuhumu, renowned Polynesian pop culture and tiki bar historian and curator of Critiki.com. Red Lion Gull's Nest, included with any Weekend Pass. Seating is limited. More Info »

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Quayside Banquet Dinner & Show, featuring The Ukadelics

Join us in aboard the West Coast's best vintage nautical themed restaurant and bar. It's like dining on the deck of a mighty sailing ship, with expansive views of the Columbia River. Live music by The Ukadelics. ADVANCE PURCHASE ONLY. Quay Restaurant, $55 advance or included with First Class Weekend Pass. Tickets »

7:00 PM - 11:30 PM

Iron TikiTender Showdown &
Saturday Night Gala, featuring Paradise

Presented by MOBILE WEST »

Our big show kicks off with the Iron TikiTender Showdown, presented by B.G. Reynolds and Hale Pele. Three top bartenders face off for the title and a cash prize. After the showdown, we've got live music, dancing, DJ, prizes and fun under the stars on the shore of the Columbia River. Red Lion River Deck (rain or shine, enter through Portside Room), $20 door or included with Weekend Pass. Tickets »

7:00 - 7:50 - Iron Tikitender Showdown
8:20 - 9:10 - Johnny Astro
9:40 - 10:00 - Roy & Marina, taiko drumming & fire exhibition
10:20 - 11:10 - Paradise
Plus DJ Cecilia


7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Guest Check-In and Merchandise Pickup

Look for our merch table in the Tiki Kon Air flight lounge located in the Portside Room. All ticket and merchandise pre-purchases may be claimed during this time. Red Lion Portside Room (entrance to River Deck).

Show times are approximate.


10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Sunday Brunch and Bar Tour

Enjoy a luscious tropical-themed Sunday brunch then depart for an all-day Tiki tour of Portland's best commercial and home bars. Includes brunch, refreshments, dinner and finale party at Bamboo Craftsman. Departs from the Red Lion Lobby, included with First Class and Full Weekend Pass only. 21 and over, no exceptions.

More Info »

5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Finale Party at Bamboo Craftsman Company

Our friends at Bamboo Craftsman have a beautiful studio and nursery in North Portland, and we're taking it over for our wrap-up party and a live performance by Lagoon Squad. Round trip shuttle to/from the Red Lion provided 5:30 - 8:30 pm. Bamboo Craftsman Company, North Portland, FREE. Tickets »

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