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The Alliance Française holds cultural events throughout the year, large and small. They are mostly in English and are open to the public. Come join us!

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Events Policy

The member discount is applicable for one ticket per member.
Guests must pay the non-member price. Please note that a reservation is only confirmed upon receiving payment.

If tickets are available, the Alliance can accept payment at the door by credit card, check, or cash.


  • Registration for Alliance Française events can be made in person at our office, over the phone, by mail, or through the web site.
  • Please make all checks payable to: Alliance Française de Portland. We accept Visa, Mastercard, and American Express.

Cancellations & Refunds:

  • Refunds will be automatically issued if the Alliance cancels an event.
  • If you need to cancel your registration for an event, you must do so at least 24 hours prior to the start of the program, and you will be fully credited toward a future event.
  • Refunds must be requested in writing no less than 24 hours prior to the scheduled event and will incur a 4% credit card processing fee.

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Win Two Business Class Tickets on Air France to Paris
Monday, March 11, 2019 - Saturday, April 27, 2019
Win Two Business Class Tickets on Air France to Paris

How about business-class travel for two from Seattle to Paris on Air France? Sound good? This is a rare raffle that the Alliance and the FACC are pleased to offer, thanks to the generous support of Air France. Only 99 tickets will be offered. The winning ticket will be drawn at 8:30 pm at the Alliance's Spring Gala on April 27 at the MAC. You do not need to attend the gala to win. See details below.

Sorry, this event is now SOLD OUT.

Two Roundtrip Air France Tickets in Business Class, Seattle SEA - Paris CDG: The two Air France tickets in Business Class can be redeemed for travel on Air France operated flights between Seattle-SEA and Paris-CDG and are valid through December 31, 2019 and cannot be extended. Booking restrictions apply, and due to capacity-controlled seating, some flexibility is required. Reservation contact information will be provided to the winner by the FACC PNW. Both tickets must be used on the same flight and travel dates. The winner will be responsible for paying applicable taxes. Once issued, the tickets are non-refundable, and the routing cannot be changed. The estimated value for both tickets is USD 16,000.00. Must be 18 years...

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Come Practice Your French!
Saturday, April 20, 2019 1pm - 2pm
Come Practice Your French!

The Alliance Française de Portland's new drop-in French conversation group for all levels of French will meet on Saturday, April 20, at 1 p.m. at the Kamm House (1425 SW 20th Ave). Free for Alliance members.

The group will be hosted by Natacha, a native French-speaker from Le Mans, France. Whether you are a beginner or a fluent speaker, you'll find this friendly conversation group to be great practice!

Please help us plan for headcount by signing up through this link to let us know you will be attending. The event is free to Alliance members. If you're not currently an AF member, you can register through that link and/or get a membership at the session.

P.S. We have plenty of free parking for you. Click here for the possibilities.

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Soirée en Normandie Annual Gala
Saturday, April 27, 2019 5:30pm - 10pm
Soirée en Normandie Annual Gala

Join the Alliance Française for its sixth annual gala on April 27, 2019, at the Multnomah Athletic Club. This year’s theme is the unique cuisine and culture of epic Normandy.

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Gala participants will enjoy a multi-course seated dinner by James Beard award-winning chef Philippe Boulot, paired with French and Oregon wines. The event features a silent auction as well as a live auction with Jeff Kingsbury (auctioneer and comedian!), live music and more.

Silent auction items include premium Portland restaurant certificates, art, electronics and more. Live auction items include unique experiences such a vacation packages, immersion programs in France, and more. Visit the auction site for the full preview.


This event is 21+ only.

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Special French Movie Night
Saturday, May 04, 2019 5pm - 7pm
Special French Movie Night

The Alliance will show the award-winning movie, Le Brio, on Saturday, May 4 (in French with English subtitles). Click here for more info on the movie and its famous lead actor (Daniel Auteuil); click here  for the trailer. The movie hasn't been released to the U.S. market - we have it by special permission from the French Embassy/Cultural Services.

Sorry, this event is now SOLD OUT. Email if you’d like to be placed on a wait list.

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Parking Information

Street parking on SW 20th St. facing the Kamm House is limited. Free parking is available in Lot A at SW 18th and SW Columbia. Please obtain a parking pass from the office.

After 6 pm weekdays, students may park in the Willamette Dental lot at SW 20th and SW Jefferson as available.

Office Hours

Monday - Friday 9:00-5:00
Classes are held until 8:30
Saturday 9:30-1:00
or by appointment

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