Schedule of Events


Friday, June 30

3:00 - 6:00 PM
Red Lion Lobby
Guest Check-In and Welcome
Visit the check-in table when you arrive, to pick up tickets and event information. After 6:30 PM, guests may check-in at the door of the Friday night show. Merchandise pick-up is on Saturday only.
5:00 - 7:00 PM
Guest suite, location TBA
VIP Welcome Reception, presented by Hale Pele
VIP Pass holders are invited to a special reception. VIP Weekend Pass holders only.
7:00 - 11:00 PM
Red Lion Grand Ballroom, East Salon
Friday Night Surf & Turf Show, featuring The 'Verb
Tiki Kon kicks off with four hours of surf and party music, DJ, dancing and cocktails on our main stage. Featuring The 'Verb (Seattle), with The Delstroyers (Seattle) and The Wanna Be-52's (Portland), plus DJ Axle (So Cal). Included with any weekend pass, or $20 at the door.

Saturday, July 1

11:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Red Lion Grand Ballroom, West Salon

Island Marketplace (vending)
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.

Registered hotel guests may enter the vending area one hour early at 10:00 AM and get first pick of our vendors' unique and wonderful wares.

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
2:30 - 3:30 PM
Red Lion Grand Ballroom, West Salon

The Men from S.U.R.F.
Come to the Island Marketplace for "fun in the sun" surf and hot rod hits of the 1960s while you shop, and join the Secret Underground Retro Fraternity.
FREE, open to the public.

11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Red Lion Grand Ballroom Prefunction 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

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

11:00-Noon, Timberline Room
Symposium TBA

1:00-2:00 PM, Timberline Room
Symposium TBA

3:30-3:30 PM, Timberline Room
Symposium TBA

12:00 - 1:30 PM
Red Lion Grand Ballroom, East Salon

Rum Class with Martin Cate
A rumbustious journey through the islands learning about the raw material, production, and aging differences in the world of Caribbean rums...and then taste the differences for yourself!
Not included with any pass, must be purchased separately due to limited seating. 21+ only.

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

Banquet Dinner and Show
Join us for a luscious dinner and live music. Menu and performers TBA. Included with VIP Weekend Pass or pre-purchased separately. ADVANCE PURCHASE ONLY.

6:30 - 7:30 PM
Red Lion Grand Ballroom, East Salon

Prepare for your tiki pride to swell when Ambassador of Americana, Charles Phoenix, super charges the classic living room slide show into a laugh-out-loud, “dream vacation” to Hawaii ala vintage Kodachome slides, taken by tourists in the 50s & 60s. Sit back and enjoy the fabulous flight as we time travel to Charles’ fun-filled, action packed, crazy kaleidoscope of peppy pop culture – all in glorious Kodachrome COLOR!
Included with any weekend pass or combo pass, limited availability at the door.

8:00 - 11:00 PM
Red Lion Grand Ballroom, East Salon

Saturday Night Gala Show, featuring MELAO DE CUBA
Our big show features traditional Cuban orchestra Melao de Cuba (Portland), with The Tikigraphs (Seattle), in an evening of Tiki exotica, salsa-inspired beats and Afro-Cuban rhythms, dance performances by The Starella Sisters, cocktails, dancing, fashion, prizes and more! Select vendors will remain open in our lounge throughout the evening.
Included with any weekend pass, combo pass or purchased separately, or $20 at the door.


Sunday, July 2

9:30 - 5:00 PM
Buses depart from Red Lion lobby

Sunday Brunch and Bar Deluxe Tour
Join us for a hearty brunch and an all-day Tiki tour of some of Portland's best home and commercial bars. Locations TBA.
Included with VIP Weekend Pass only.

All Day

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.

5:00 - 7:00 PM
Location TBA, transportation from Red Lion provided

Aloha Oe Finale Party
Join us for a final cocktail, live music and fond farewells until next year. Featuring live music by The Men from S.U.R.F. Included with any weekend pass. Round trip transportation from the Red Lion provided.


Times, locations and performers subject to change without notice.

Support Our Sponsors