Tiki Kon News & Updates

PERFORMER SPOTLIGHT: The Insanitizers

PERFORMER SPOTLIGHT: The Insanitizers

6/23/2016 — The awards won by the Insanitizers for their original recordings is a reason they are "The Segovias of Surf Guitar." So is the exceptional beauty of their tones. Read More »

SPECIAL GUEST: Tana the Tattooed Lady

6/23/2016 — Tana the Tattooed Lady is a singing, dancing, one-woman-arts-district. Read More »

SPECIAL GUEST: MeduSirena Marina

6/23/2016 — Specializing in unique retro-aquatic pool and underwater dance performances...Polynesian Pop, Middle Eastern, Asian flavored swim and stunt dances, with touches of vaudeville and stage theatre. Read More »

PERFORMER SPOTLIGHT: The Jenny Finn Orchestra

6/23/2016 — Vintage danceable swing jazz with a unique blend of sophisticated vocals, archtop and gypsy guitars supported by upright bass. Read More »

SYMPOSIUM SPOTLIGHT: "Raising the Bar," by Rod Moore

6/23/2016 — Every tiki fanatic has shared a dream at one point or another of opening their own fully realized, detail obsessed tiki bar. Here's your chance to hear first hand what's involved. Read More »

SYMPOSIUM SPOTLIGHT: "A Celebration of the Tiki Age in Hawaii," by Phillip Roberts

6/23/2016 — Spend an hour in paradise and relive Hawaii's past with the author of Waikiki Tiki: Art, History and Photographs. Read More »

PERFORMER SPOTLIGHT: WaveSauce

6/23/2016 — Inspired by sounds of ocean surf, space-age science and technology, classic horror, and 60s spy films, WaveSauce is instrumental surf music offering the unique sounds of the Theremin. Read More »

PERFORMER SPOTLIGHT: The Evanstones

6/23/2016 — Originally lab chimps working as mild mannered reporters for a quaint metropolitannewspaper, The Evanstones came to earth with powers and abilities far beyond those of mortal monkey men. Read More »

PERFORMER SPOTLIGHT: The Hang-Ten Hangmen

6/23/2016 — The Hang-Ten Hangmen are a high-energy, crowd-interactive surf ensemble and the house band at the Shameful Tiki Room in Vancouver, B.C. Read More »

PERFORMER SPOTLIGHT: Tony Starlight and His Orchestra

6/23/2016 — The crown performance of Tiki Kon weekend is the Saturday Night Camp Show, a USO-style variety show featuring Portland musician and entertainer Tony Starlight. Read More »

VENDOR SPOTLIGHT: Clee Sobieski

6/22/2016 — Find our featured vendor Clee Sobieski in our Tiki Kon Island Marketplace, Saturday, July 9. Offerings include original paintings, greeting cards, and more! Read More »

Mr. Tiki Kon Contest - CALL FOR CONTESTANTS

6/16/2016 — Do you have what it takes to be Mr. Tiki Kon? We’re looking for men age 18 to 80 to compete for the title. The winner will receive a trophy, Tiki Kon merchandise package, and two VIP passes to next year’s Tiki Kon. Deadline is 6/1/2016! Read More »

VENDOR SPOTLIGHT: Clink Haus

6/15/2016 — Find our featured vendor Clink Haus in our Tiki Kon Island Marketplace, Saturday, July 9. Offerings include products focused on mid-century bar and cocktail party lifestyle, such as vintage-inspired barware, cocktail shakers, glassware and more. Read More »

VENDOR SPOTLIGHT: An-tiki

6/11/2016 — Find our featured vendor An-tiki in our Tiki Kon Island Marketplace, Saturday, July 9. Offerings include original acrylic paintings, sandblasted windowpanes, wood carvings, vintage tiki mugs, mid century modern pottery and more! Read More »

Headliners Announced for Tiki Kon: Tony Starlight, Hangten Hangmen

3/8/2016 — Portland entertainer and impresario Tony Starlight will headline Saturday night at Tiki Kon with a USO-style variety camp show. Don't miss the Hangten Hangmen as the featured act on Friday night. Read More »

Ticket Release Party & Exclusive Pre-Sale

2/25/2016 — Join us for our ticket release party and VIP pre-sale at the B.G. Reynolds Tasting Room on Sunday, March 13. Enjoy music, drinks, art, barware, vintage aloha wear, and an exclusive opportunity to pre-purchase our highly coveted VIP weekend passes. Read More »

Call for Vendors

2/13/2016 — Tiki Kon vending offers a great opportunity to promote your work, drive sales and interact with customers. Applications for the 2016 event will be accepted starting Monday, Feb 15. Deadline is April 3, 2016, but spots are expected to fill up fast. Read More »

Tiki Kon Tickets On Sale March 15

2/8/2016 — Tickets and passes for Tiki Kon: Tribute to the USO will be available for purchase online at 6:00 p.m. on March 15, 2016. Read More »

Tiki Kon Moves to Jantzen Beach

9/13/2015 — Tiki Kon has a new location for the 2016 season, the Red Lion on the River - Jantzen Beach, in Portland. Rooms and tickets go on sale in March 15. At twice the size, the new hotel is situated on Hayden Island on the Oregon side of the Columbia. Read More »