Non-Profit Organization to promote the Dutch culture in the Portland area

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Oregons Brewers Festival at Tom McCall Waterfront Park

July 23, 2014 at 12pm to July 27, 2014 at 7pm
On a sun-soaked July afternoon, there's no better place to sip suds with friends than the Oregon…See More
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Blake Weathers is now a member of Portland Dutch Society
Jul 17
Johan Bloomhart is now a member of Portland Dutch Society
Jul 16


Honorary Consul Hans van Alebeek.

Thank you Hans for your support

Sponsor News

Nike was one of our major sponsors for Koningsdag 2014 Thank you Nike!  


The Port of Portland was one of our major sponsors for Koningsdag 2014 Thank you Port of Portland! 


ASML was one of our major sponsors for Koningsdag 2014 Thank you ASML! 

Dutch groups in Oregon

Here is a partial list of Dutch and Dutch Indonesian groups which are located in this area of the country. Please let us know if your group is not listed or if you want us to post a link to your group's page:

Portland Dutch FB

Insulinde FB

Dutch-American Club of Central Oregon

Indo Heritage


Telephone: (503) 786-2110



Our goal is to bring together the Dutch community residing in Oregon and Southwest Washington through improved communication and cooperation.

Bridging Cities Event

Thanks to everyone who came out to the wonderful event at the Raccoon lodge to celebrate the Bridging Cities event.

You can still chose to make a donation to the Portland-Utrecht Network, the proceeds will go to the effort for Portland to become a sister city of Utrecht.


The Dutch - Utrecht representation at the 2014 Rose Festival Grand Floral Parade in Portland, OR. Claire & Sander in Dutch klederdracht and Helene with the sign of Portland's future sister city: Utrecht



Low Saxon?

Started by Monica J Roxburgh. Last reply by Walter Jul 9. 3 Replies

Do many folks here speak Low Saxon? I was looking into learning Dutch, then I found out my maternal family came from Overijssel and spoke Low Saxon, not modern Dutch.Continue

Blog Posts

The 37th Annual Portland International Film Festival

Posted by Portland Dutch on February 5, 2014 at 11:30am 0 Comments


I am contacting you on behalf of the Northwest Film Center in regards to the 37th Annual Portland International Film Festival. This year’s Festival starts tomorrow and runs through February 22nd. Featuring a diverse array of films for children and adults with topics ranging from historical narratives to comedies and documentaries…



  • Please contact us if you know any event of interest to our community. bedankt!


Other sponsors include 

        Yepp by Aika Trading

         Importer of the Sjoelbak       Holland America Flowers 

Portland Dutch Society Board

Hans van Alebeek

Sander Hoekstra

Carianne Nieuwstraten

Barbara Bonnema

Helene Meskers

Pascal Debets

Reinier Heyden


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