A tradition started in our first year, XOXO Social is a day of meetups, parties, and special events around town — a chance to make new friends while exploring Portland.
XOXO Slack Meetups
The physical manifestation of the XOXO Slack, with dozens of channels self-organizing together in real-life. No registration required — join anything that sounds interesting!
Meet at XOXO Registration Area
Take back the web. Cup and Bar
An XOXO tradition, so much better than the sum of its parts. Marthas (Outdoor Patio)
Join internet linguist and "Because Internet" author Gretchen McCulloch at this gathering of language enthusiasts. Produce Row Cafe
Picnic in the park with XOXO's genderfluid, genderqueer, non-binary, trans folx, and womxn. Food carts will be open, or bring your own lunch! Park at Washington High
Every XOXO attendee gets $3 in free quarters, courtesy of our friends at Ground Kontrol. Just show your badge to staff when you get there. Ground Kontrol
Join us for a meetup on all things written at Base Camp Brewing, with drinks sponsored by our friends at Medium.
I WANNA MUNCH! Burger King
Try new headsets, play some fun demos, and meet other people working on VR and AR today, with a couple brief talks at 3pm. 21+ only. There Be Monsters
Hang out and play some games and talk about our shared interest in videogames with XOXO’s genderfluid, genderqueer, non-binary, trans folx, and womxn. Guardian Games
A gathering of people working in civic or government technology, and those interested or curious to know more. Push X Pull Coffee
Meet outside Revolution Hall to rideshare to Oaks Park Roller Skating Rink
Meet other creators and members of the Kickstarter team for a drink on Century's rooftop bar. Century
We've rented the private room, complete with projector and HDMI if you want to show anything! Lucky Lab Hawthorne
Collaboration Chocolate (formerly Cloudforest)
Meet at the NW corner of the pond at Laurelhurst Park
Cash only. A Roadside Attraction
Panic Playdate Party
Panic returns to XOXO with a hands-on preview of Playdate, their adorable upcoming handheld. Meet the team, crank your way through the launch title by Katamari Damacy creator Keita Takahashi, and learn how to make games of your own.
Oregon Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts
Are you an artist or creator with legal questions? The OVLA is a non-profit organization supporting the Oregon creative community with legal assistance, resources and educational programs, and they've agreed to talk to anyone who needs them.
ADX Open House
One block from Revolution Hall, Art Design Xchange (ADX) opens the doors to its huge makerspace with open studio tours, live mural painting by P0N0, costume making workshop by Hannah Concannon, and screenprinting with Scott McHale. Snacks, beverages, live music, and more.