Portland-Area Farmers Markets

There's a market for every day of the week!

Editors' Picks

August 2022 Digital Issue

Read our August issue online!

Travel Back in Time at The Great Oregon Steam-Up

The Great Oregon Steam Up is a fun event for all ages.

10 Great Places to Kayak or SUP with Kids Near Portland, OR

Check out these 10 family-friendly places to kayak near Portland, OR.

Free Family-Friendly August Fun in Portland

Your fun doesn’t have to be expensive.

Pools, Waterparks and Swimming Holes

Find a local spot to cool off this summer in Portland and the surrounding area.

Local Water Fun Near Portland

Our guide to hitting the water with the kids, be it pool, lake, river or ocean.

Local Sunflower Fields

Head to local farms to check out these end-of-summer blooms.

Featured Events

Sand Island Sand Castle Competition

Come experience the coolest and most fun Sand Castle Competition in St. Helens,OR on our very own island! Come for the Day or Stay for the entire weekend at a Campground on Sand Island, St. Helens Oregon.

20 Free Things to do with Kids in August

August?! Already?! In this final full month of summer, Portland really shines. There are street fairs galore, cultural explorations, music and dance, theater, movies, and active fun. And best of all? All this stuff is free. Check out some of our top picks for free family-friendly Portland fun below.

FREE beginning ballet classes

Free beginning ballet classes for ages 6-9 will be held on three Saturdays on Aug. 13, 20, and 27. The classes introduce young dancers to the fundamentals of ballet and help them decide if ballet is right for them.


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!
Summer Camps Image courtesy Robert Kneschke

Summer Camps Guide

Plan your summer now with our comprehensive guide to camps in the Portland area!

Portland Indoor Gyms and Pools

Your ultimate guide to indoor fun.

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.

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