Mon - Fri 9am - 2pm @ PENSOLE Academy

September 18-22

Presented by PENSOLE, SOLE Sessions is a week long intensive course that combines the core principles of design, materials, marketing and more. Fueled by PENSOLE, this course provides sneaker industry insights and training in fun, professional, settings from leading sneaker industry experts. If you want to get a sense of what it takes to work in footwear, sign up for classes below.


Tuesday, Sept 19 5pm - 8pm @ Century Bar 

Wednesday, Sept 20 5pm - 8pm @ PENSOLE Academy

Join us Monday, September 18th - Wednesday, September 20th as we celebrate sneaker culture though the lens of film. Highlighted by Q+A’s with special guest speakers, Kick Flicks will also look toward the future with brand new cinematic shorts created by upcoming filmmakers centered around the culture.


Tuesday 6:30pm - 9:30pm @ PENSOLE Academy

September 19th

Established in the Fall of 2015, Aesthete Society is a creative group dedicated to building a community of global creatives. We create interactive art, fashion, and beauty experiences that are open and inviting to diverse audiences. Through our shows and experiences, Aesthete Society's focus is to encourage an interactive dialogue across diverse artistic platforms, mediums and locations. 


Wednesday 7pm - 11pm @ Ground Kontrol

September 20th

Are you that friend that doesn’t need to google colorway your favorite athlete was wearing during a championship run? Are you so detail oriented that you know the kind of glue used on kicks in 1982?  Well prove it @ Geeks in Sneaks.

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Friday 4pm - 8pm @ Wacom Experience Center

September 22nd

Come kick it at the Wacom Sneaker Week Block Party, to experience onsite art creation and sneaker customization. Feel free to show off your ill-artistic aesthetic too, with the most intuitive technology in the industry. Wacom’s supplying the vibes for a creative world, all we need is you.

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Saturday 11am - 2pm @ SEI Portland

September 23rd

George Kiel’s Kick & Roll Open Gym - a smaller scaled version of his popular Kick & Roll Classic 3-On-3 Basketball Event - is a sneaker-themed, open-to-the-public basketball run that creatively and uniquely brings the world of footwear, hoops and charity together to life. Come lace up, hoop for an amazing Kiel Colon Cancer cause and get a small taste of the Kick & Roll Classic. Only under a Kick & Roll roof, whether it be the Classic or an Open Gym Tour event, will you be able to see the craziest footwear on court in action. 


Saturday 1pm - 5pm @ Gallery 135

September 23rd

Ever catch yourself mad all day when you just missed out on an online drop? Tired of having to respond “Nah,” when your friends ask you if copped the latest heat? Well join us for Portland’s own ICYMI, where you can buy, sell and trade kicks and gear with other members of the sneaker community. Even if you don’t grab the grails you’ve been after, come through for a chance at one of the many prizes that will be raffled off. Register soon!