Kids Calendar

Find fun things to do with kids on our comprehensive events calendar for Portland, Oregon.

Editors' Picks

December 2022 Digital Issue

Read our December issue online!

U-Cut Tree Farms

Kick off your holiday season by finding the perfect tree at one of these local farms.

10 Lucky Readers Will Win a Free Winter Class at Little Kitchen Academy

Enter to win a free class this winter from The Little Kitchen Academy.

Tuba Christmas

20-Plus Free Things to Do with Kids in December

Here are lots of ideas for getting out of the house with the kids and having some fun — all without spending a dime.

4 Ways to See The Nutcracker in Portland

The Nutcracker is a can’t-miss holiday tradition, and there are options for every budget!

Portland-Area Holiday Markets

Buy local at these Portland-area craft fairs and holiday markets.

Holiday Trains and Ships

Gather your little transportation enthusiasts for some holiday fun!


See more events in our Open House Guide.

Featured Events

The Midwinter Revels: Andalusian Night - A Celebration of the Solstice

Portland Revels is live on stage December 16th-18th! Come sing, dance, and celebrate our return to a live solstice show.

Elf in Concert

Nobody spreads Christmas cheer quite like Buddy the Elf! This holiday season, relive this heartwarming holiday classic on a giant screen as every note of John Debney’s wonderful score is played live to picture in Elf™ in Concert!

Free Sundays at World Forestry Center's Discovery Museum

Located in Portland’s Washington Park just steps from the MAX Light Rail, World Forestry Center’s Discovery Museum will change the way you see the forest. World Forestry Center is offering free admission to our Discovery Museum on Sundays thanks to a generous grant from the Juan Young Trust.

For Families

Portland Santa Sightings

Have a Wonderful Time at this Radio Play Adaptation of a Beloved Classic

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Family-Friendly Island Vibes at Pono Brew Labs

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Top 5 Kid Approved Bakeries in Portland


Education Guide

Find schools, childcare, after-school activities and enrichment programs in our Education Guide.

Kids ❤️ Museums

The littles will soak up knowledge while having a blast at these local, kid-friendly museums.

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.

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