Portland-Area Pumpkin Patches & Corn Mazes

Celebrate fall at one of these local farms with pumpkin patches, corn mazes and other seasonal activities and treats.

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October 2022 Digital Issue

Read our October issue online!

Portland-Area Haunted Houses

There is nothing like a good scare for Halloween and the metro area has lots of frightful opportunities.

Halloween Book Picks from Powell’s City of Books

Bewitching books from the children’s book buyers at Powell’s.

12 Portland Playgrounds with Off-Leash Dog Parks

A win-win for all members of the family, two legged or otherwise.

30+ Ideas for Kid-Friendly Fall Fun

We’ve collected some of the quintessential Portland fall fun activities, plus some new ones to try.

20+ Free Things to Do with Kids in October

Kids are expensive. Your October fun doesn’t have to be.

Don’t Miss These Annual October Happenings

Take your family out to celebrate all that October in Portland brings — a bounty of apples, pears and pumpkins, and plenty of spooky fun for Halloween.


See more events in our Open House Guide.

Featured Events

"HOPE" Corn Maze at Bella Organic

Bella Organic Farm is a true hidden gem on the island complete with a 7-acre "HOPE" corn maze, farm store, cow/grain train, free hayride, pumpkin patch, Haunted Corn Maze, petting zoo, and other activities.

Symphony Storytime: New Episode Available!

This episode is hosted by Adam Eccleston and features Jason Sudduth on the English horn.

After School Care

After-school care is a lifesaver for many parents — and enriching for kids — but finding quality, convenient and affordable care for your kids isn’t always so simple. Read on for our essential after-school how-to.


Performing Arts Guide: Theater, Ballet, Concerts and More

Check out our roundup of local performance venues and find shows that fit your interests and budget.

Private School Guide

Learn about the fantastic educational options in the Portland area.

Portland Indoor Play Spaces

Your ultimate guide to indoor fun.

After-School Guide

Check out our guide of fun and enriching extracurricular programs.

Girls Playing Soccer

Youth Sports League Guide

It’s surprisingly hard to navigate youth sports leagues. Good thing we’ve done the legwork for you!

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