The Little Lab Science Classes at Experiment PDX

Experiment PDX 1421 SE Stark, Portland, OR

Discover the magic of science together with your little one at The Little Lab! Each class we explore a different science theme such as buoyancy, electricity, and dinosaurs. Class time is full of activities, games, and of course, experiments. Emphasis is placed on independent exploration and hands-on science play. We laugh, we jump around, and we …

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$12 – $15
Event Series Music with Mr. Hoo at Taborspace

Music with Mr. Hoo at Taborspace

taborspace 5441 SE Belmont St, Portland, OR, United States

Join Mr. Hoo every Friday as he plays live music for children and their grown-ups. He'll play guitar, ukulele and kazoo, and maybe be joined by his invisible band while the kids shake eggs, dance, jump, fly, sing and have a whole bunch of fun. $10-$20 per family recommended donation. In the sanctuary near the …

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$10 – $20

Kids Story & Art @ Awake Coffee & Art

Awake Coffee & Art 7325 Se Milwalkie Ave, Portland, OR

Story and Art for littles. Join the Awake Coffee Crew every Monday, Wednesday & Friday  @10 am for story and kids crafts!  Open time starts with a  story.  Crafts vary from clay bowls and fairy wands to  lanterns and water colored creations. Younger siblings always welcome. Parents encouraged to chat, grab coffee and roam. Open …

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Event Series Open Play

Open Play

City Park Church 58 W Powell Blvd, Gresham, OR, United States

Parents and caregivers enjoy this FREE stay and play for kids 0-6yrs old. Free coffee and tea provided. Every Friday accept holiday weekends and weather permitting

Event Series Holiday Express

Holiday Express

Oregon Rail Heritage Center 2250 SE Water Avenue, Portland, OR

'Tis the season for the Ho! Ho! Holiday Express! The Oregon Rail Heritage Center is excited to embark on their 18th annual event beginning right after Thanksgiving. Arrive at the festively decorated Center early as you'll want time to absorb the spirit of the season. Train rides pulled by the historic Polson #2 steam locomotive …

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$3 – $31

Bubbles + Books Story Time at Hammer + Jacks

REC Room in Hammer + Jacks 6406 SE FOSTER RD, PORTLAND, OR, United States

Join us every Friday morning for weekly story time at 10:30 am! Movement, music, reading, and BUBBLES! Storytime runs about 25-30 minutes and includes an opening song + dance followed by alternating stories, sing-alongs, and movement breaks! There are also bubbles! The event closes with a goodbye song and final dance for those wanting a …

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Event Series Omiyage Holiday Store

Omiyage Holiday Store

Omiyage Holiday Store 411 NW Flanders St., Portland, OR

The Omiyage Holiday Store specializes in Japanese-inspired gifts and crafts by local artists, designers, and authors. Each year, we carefully curate a selection of jewelry, fashion and home accessories, cards, origami creations, art objects, books, and vintage items that is guaranteed to provide unique and inspired gifts for all. Our pop-up shop opens Friday, November …

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Art Lab with Maker Mayhem PDX at Hammer + Jacks

REC Room in Hammer + Jacks 6406 SE FOSTER RD, PORTLAND, OR, United States

Get ready for a super exciting weekly adventure with Jen of Maker Mayhem PDX! Jen, our amazing instructor, is all geared up to teach some cool new skills to your little ones. 🌟 Join us for a class centered around embracing exploration, creativity, and imagination. Each week, we'll dive into a brand-new project, featuring open-ended …

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$12 – $25

First Friday with Mr.Hoo at PILEA Play

PILEA Play 7832 SW Capitol Hwy Suite B, Portland, OR, United States

Join us for music and play! First Fridays in SW Portland/Multnomah Village. Open Play from 4-5:30 with Mr. Hoo Concert at 4:30! Pay what you can at the door (suggested donation $20 per family).

Holiday Tree Lighting: City of Wood Village

The annual Tree Lighting event kicks off the holiday season in Wood Village with live music, free treats and refreshments, and a visit from Santa all leading up to the tree lighting countdown.  This event will be held at Wood Village City Hall.

Event Series Portland Night Market

Portland Night Market

The Portland Night Market showcases many unique businesses that call Portland home. Blending food, culture, music, drinks and retail together for an adventurous evening in the Central Eastside. Come meet some of Portland's best makers and creators!

Event Series Zoo Lights

Zoo Lights

Oregon Zoo 4001 SW Canyon Road, Portland, OR, United States

Zoo Lights is presented by U.S. Bank Oregon's most popular holiday tradition is just around the corner! Kids and adults agree: it wouldn't be the holidays in Portland without a visit to Zoo Lights. Enjoy an immersive and dazzling display of millions of lights! Not able to commit to a timed-entry ticket? This year, we …

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$12 – $26

Winter Wonderland at the Portland International Raceway

Portland International Raceway 1940 N Victory Blvd, Portland, OR, United States

The "largest holiday light show west of the Mississippi" is back in the Pacific Northwest! The 31st annual Safeway Winter Wonderland powered by Advantis Credit Union boasts over a million LED builds and hundreds of light displays, many of them animated, that will grab your attention around every corner! All proceeds from the event will …

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Windy Wonderland (Fri-Sun) & Tree Lighting (Sun) in Troutdale

Kick off the merry month of December with Troutdale’s Windy Wonderland and Tree Lighting in historic downtown Troutdale! This festive event, which benefits Snow Cap Community Charities, will take place Friday, December 1 through Sunday, December 3. The highlight of the weekend will be our holiday market inside The Troutdale House at 411 E Historic Columbia …

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Event Series Magic of Lights Drive

Magic of Lights Drive

Oregon State Fair & Exposition Center 2330 17th St NE, Salem, OR

Family Entertainment Live, one of the world’s leading producers of live family entertainment events, announces the return of Magic of Lights® this holiday season, a vibrant, drive-through holiday-themed lights display. Magic of Lights® will take place at 21 locations across the US and Canada, including seven new locations. Inside the comfort of their own vehicle, guests will enjoy …

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West Linn’s Annual Holiday Tree Lighting & Community Celebration

West Linn City Hall 22500 Salamo Road, West Linn, OR

The City of West Linn invites you to ring in the holiday season with a spectacular tree lighting and community celebration. This year marks the 22nd anniversary of this time honored holiday celebration. At 6pm, Santa will be escorted by a vintage fire engine for the special tree lighting ceremony. After the ceremony, guests are …

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PSU Choirs: at The Foundation: A Community Sing and Concert

First Christian Church 1314 SW Park Avenue Portland, OR 97201 1314 SW Park Avenue, Portland, OR, United States

In this concert experience developed through a season of giving, grieving and growing, the PSU Social Justice Choirs under the direction of Coty Raven Morris present an evening of seasonal and cultural selections, with guest performances by the Maybelle Community Singers and other special guests! This is part of the PSU Social Justice Choirs initiative …

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Event Series The Enchanted Toyshop

The Enchanted Toyshop

West Linn High School 5464 W A St., West Linn, OR, United States

Discover the enchantment of "The Enchanted Toyshop," a ballet production inspired by Joseph Bayer's timeless classical score and the story "The Fairy Doll" (Die Puppenfee). Presented by our talented students from Abernethy Performing Arts, this magical performance promises to whisk you away to a world where toys dance to life, a fairy doll grant's a …

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Vancouver Dance Theatre Nutcracker

Fort Vancouver High School

You are invited to Vancouver Dance Theatre's annual performance of the Nutcracker! Bring the entire family and experience the magic of the Nutcracker this holiday season! Vancouver Dance Theatre is a non-profit community organization giving young dancers the opportunity to be part of this semi-professional performance. For over 45 years thousands of dancers throughout Southwest …

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A Celtic Christmas with The Gothard Sisters

The Old Church Concert Hall 1422 SW 11th Ave, Portland, OR, United States

Celebrate the beginning of the holiday season with internationally acclaimed Celtic folk group The Gothard Sisters. The three sisters present a high-energy, festive evening weaving together Christmas carols, Celtic tunes and songs, irish dancing and more. Great for the whole family - a perfect Christmas tradition!

$20 – $35

Light Up St. Johns! Ugly Sweater Holiday Events

St John's

11/6-1/1 | St. Johns Ugly Sweater Holiday Window Displays | Stroll the St. Johns Business District to see the Ugly Sweater themed holiday window decorations from local artists. 11/17-12/17 | Ugly Sweater Cut Outs Photo Contest | Visit St. Johns businesses and take a photo with one of the life-sized ugly sweater cutouts to enter to win one of our weekly …

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A Christmas Carol at Portland Playhouse

Portland Playhouse 602 NE Prescott St., Portland, OR

The story begins with Scrooge, who is known for his cold heart and his lack of compassion for others. He is visited by the ghost of his former business partner, Jacob Marley, who warns him of the consequences of his selfish ways. Throughout the night, Scrooge is visited by the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, …

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Sellwood Moreland’s Decemberville

Join us for our annual holiday event known as Decemberville. On Dec. 2 enjoy a day of holiday shopping with Raffles all throughout the neighborhood. Meet Santa and his Elves, the Grinch, and Krampus. Enjoy a festive film, carolers, hot cocoa & more.


Spirit of Gresham Tree Lighting

Kick off the holiday season with the Spirit of Gresham, presented by Weston Kia. We invite all of Gresham to celebrate our many holidays and traditions and light the community up with holiday cheer. Gather at the Arts Plaza for music, free treats, hot cocoa and more. Free music, pictures with Santa, refreshments and activities on …

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