Sneaker Week Portland is hype to announce its first annual event. Taking place from September 17th, 2017 through September 23rd, 2017, curated experiences throughout The Rose City will highlight “The SOLE of the CULTURE.” Events include SOLE SESSIONS, a special PENSOLE powered program; movies and shows related to the pillars presented through KICK FLICKS; sneaker customization at the WACOM SNEAKER WEEK BLOCK PARTY; an art gallery presented by AESTHETE SOCIETY inspired by sneaker culture; the KICK & ROLL OPEN GYM with George Kiel and more. Paying homage to notable ‘heads who helped shape the culture the way we know it today, like the author of critically acclaimed book Where’d You Get Those? New York City Sneaker Culture: 1960-1987 Bobbito Garcia and legendary Sneaker aficionado DJ Clark Kent are also coming through @SneakerWeekPDX for events and to show love. Head to SneakerWekPDX.com for more information on partnerships, special guests appearances, events and more. Created to empower the culture and it’s youth, Sneaker Week Portland is meant to represent the infinite influence of sneaker culture and its community.