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Pedalpalooza Rides

Pedalpalooza is a festival of bikey fun. Hundreds of different events are organized by people like you. Most rides are free and all are open to the public to join. Some are organized with kids in mind, such as Olive & Dingo's Slide Ride. Find the full calendar here.  Bike Summer will be three whole months of […]

Free

Splashpads Open

Portland Parks Splashpads and interactive fountains will all be open by 6/15/24 through Labor Day weekend with extended splashpad hours for the 2024 season 10am-8pm. Details at www.portland.gov/splash

Free

Tigard Festival of Balloons

Cook Park, Tigard

Welcome to the event that celebrates our community, the Festival of Balloons in Tigard! The hot air balloons are definitely the featured attraction of the Festival, but... it’s MORE than balloons! The Festival is a place for families and friends to gather, play and relax. Join us in the pre-dawn hours as approximately 20 hot air […]

Free – $15

Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts

The 61st Festival of the Arts hopes to inspire the community to explore the creative spirit within all of us. Look for new immersive exhibits for the whole family, interactive activities, great food and the Festival’s dynamic music lineup! Founded in 1963, The Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts is an annual arts education program […]

Free

Music with Mr. Hoo at Taborspace

Tabor Space 5441 SE Belmont St., Portland, United States

Mr. Hoo plays fun music for kids and their grown-ups every Friday at Taborspace! He'll play his guitar/ukulele and kazoo, and sing a mix of of traditional, not so traditional and original songs that will make everyone sing, shake, laugh and/or dance! $10 - $20 per family suggested donation.

$10 – $20

Music Exploration – A Mommy & Me Music Class For Ages 1 – 5

Peninsula Park - Gazebo Meet near the covered gazebo near the intersection of N Albina Avenue and Holman Street., Portland

Music Exploration is a Mommy & Me Music Class For Ages 1 - 5! Run by Teacher David, every week we learn about a different genre of music! Anywhere from Rock, to Jazz to TV Themes! We also learn about our ABC's, our 1,2,3's and have a whole lot of fun! These classes are every […]

$15

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 […]

$8
Event Series Tiny Tumble and Play

Tiny Tumble and Play

Thunder Elite's Tumble and Learn Preschool 12900 Se HWY 212, Clackamas, OR, United States

Looking for a way to keep your little ones entertained and active? Look no further! We've got an amazing event just for the "littles" who never seem to have enough fun! Bring your children aged 0-5 to our gym and let them have a blast with all sorts of exciting activities. They can enjoy tumbling […]

$15

Olive and Dingo Kids Show @ Musical Monsters

Musical Monsters and Budding Bookworms 4203 SE Woodstock Blvd., Portland, OR

Let's rock! In a magical bookstore in SE PDX we'll perform a rousing musical story time show: we're Olive and Dingo! Songs and stories and then you can take home a balloon creation made by Olive and Dingo too! Ticket$: pay at the venue $5-10 per child. Your kids will get to venture behind the […]

$5 – $10

Bubbles + Books Story Time with Literacy Lady PDX

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

Join us every Friday at 10:30 AM for a delightful morning of storytelling with the fantastic child literacy advocate, @literacyladypdx! 🎶🕺📚 Join us for story time featuring a wonderful mix of engaging stories, sing-alongs, and fun movement breaks. And of course, we can't forget the bubbles — because who doesn't love bubbles? 🎈🎉 The length of our storytime may vary depending on […]

Donation

Music Exploration – A Mommy & Me Music Class For Ages 1 – 5

Peninsula Park - Gazebo Meet near the covered gazebo near the intersection of N Albina Avenue and Holman Street., Portland

Music Exploration is a Mommy & Me Music Class For Ages 1 – 5! Run by Teacher David, every week we learn about a different genre of music! Anywhere from Rock, to Jazz to TV Themes! We also learn about our ABC’s, our 1,2,3’s and have a whole lot of fun! These classes are every […]

$15

Storytelling and Poetry by Ed Edmo

Director Park 815 SW Park Ave., Portland, OR

Ed Edmo is a Shoshone-Bannock poet, playwright, performer and traditional storyteller on Northwest tribal culture. He will be at the park from 11am-12pm every Friday providing storytelling and poetry for kids and adults alike. Oregon Public Broadcast has described his stories as, '...breathing life into characters like Nasho, a monster woman, and cultural tricksters like […]

Free
Event Series Gem Faire

Gem Faire

Westside Commons (Washington County Fairgrounds) 801 NE 34th Ave, Hillsboro, OR

GEM FAIRE: June 21-23, 2024, Westside Commons, 801 NE 34th Ave., Hillsboro, OR. Hours are Fri. 12pm-6pm, Sat. 10am-6pm, Sun. 10am-5pm (no admittance after 4pm Sunday). Admission $7 weekend pass. Free admission for children under 12 years old. Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, pearls, minerals & much […]

$7
Event Series Baby Playgroup

Baby Playgroup

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

Looking to create community and meet other new families? Join Sarah of Literacy Lady PDX for a Fun-Filled Fridays! Make your Fridays extraordinary by joining Literacy Lady PDX in the Happy Place at Hammer + Jacks from 1:00 - 1:45 PM. We're all about creating a wonderful world of literacy and play for even the […]

$10 – $20
Event Series Family Fogelbo Tour

Family Fogelbo Tour

Nordic Northwest 8800 SW Oleson Rd., Portland, OR

These are family friendly tours of Fogelbo, the historic Swedish Cabin on the Nordic Northwest Campus. You will learn about the magic of Fogelbo and some of the very special items that are in the house. This is a special opportunity to experience the renowned Fogelbo with docents and Ross Fogelquist, who has lived in […]

$5.00 – $25.00
Event Series Zoo Nights

Zoo Nights

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

Nothing says summer in Portland like a warm evening outdoors with good food and live entertainment. Over the course of 10 Friday's from June to August, the Oregon Zoo hosts Zoo Nights: evenings filled with local music, food carts, activities for all ages, and the chance to get to know some of the animals active […]

$21 – $26

Summer Theme Nights in the Pool

Conestoga Recreation and Aquatic Center

Enjoy organized pool games, music, and more! Food for purchase may be available from vendors. Join us for a Luau at the pool. Drop-in rates apply.

Pride at the Museum

OMSI

Join us for our fourth annual Pride at the Museum! This family friendly event welcomes visitors of all ages for a night of museum exploring, science demos, lectures, and cultural entertainment. All are welcome! Featuring music, science demonstrations, planetarium shows, access to our featured exhibit, Tyrannosaurs – Meet the Family, the Teen Tech center will be […]

$8 – $10

FREE Kickstand Comedy in the Park

Laurelhurst Park Portland, OR, United States

KICKSTAND COMEDY IN THE PARK IS BACK AND BIGGER THAN EVER!! Join Kickstand Comedy and the Portland Mercury for Comedy In The Park .all Summer long!! FREE shows EVERY Friday** Starting June 7th!! Blankets drop at 6pm, Show starts at 6:30pm! JOIN US CLOSING WEEKEND FOR… COMEDY IN THE PARK FEST SATURDAY | 9/7 | […]

Free
Event Series Friday Night Magic & Mayhem

Friday Night Magic & Mayhem

All American Magic Theater 9994 SE Washington Street, Portland, OR, United States

This is a PG-13 show. Get ready for a night of confounding illusions, exciting music, extreme stunts, and the hilarious comedy magic of world-class illusionist Mark Benthimer and master ventriloquist Scott Davis. PLUS, see a variety of Mayhem You never know what you'll get at Friday Night Magic & Mayhem! Mark, whose credits include performances at […]

$15

Lincoln City Summer Kite Festival 2024

D-River Wayside State Park 101 US-101, Lincoln City, OR

Lincoln City Summer Kite Festival is held every year in the Central Oregon coast. The festival attracts large crowd of armature and professional kite fliers who color the sky with kites in various sizes, shapes and marvelous colors. During the festival, accommodation may be scarce owing to higher demands , therefore it is advisable to check  accommodation […]

Free

Tigard Festival of Balloons

Cook Park, Tigard

Welcome to the event that celebrates our community, the Festival of Balloons in Tigard! The hot air balloons are definitely the featured attraction of the Festival, but... it’s MORE than balloons! The Festival is a place for families and friends to gather, play and relax. Join us in the pre-dawn hours as approximately 20 hot air […]

Free – $15
Event Series Rocky Butte Farmers Market

Rocky Butte Farmers Market

Rocky Butte Farmers Market, an iconic urban neighborhood market featuring affordable locally grown foods and artisan products, weekly children's activities, live entertainment, and a dog-friendly, energetic block party vibe, is back for the 2024 Season. New, more visible location at NE Siskiyou St & NE 81st Ave. The market's goal is to lower barriers to […]

Event Series St. Johns Farmers Market

St. Johns Farmers Market

N. Charleston Ave. and N Central St N. Charleston Ave. and N Central St, Portland, OR, United States

The St. Johns Farmers Market is fun for the whole family! Knock out your weekly grocery shopping and stop by our kids activity tent, equipped with coloring pages and a giant Connect Four! We also have a weekly scavenger hunt for kids: search high and low for Rosie the Squishmallow, who loves to hang out […]

Free

PDX Parent FREE Family Festival at Topaz Farm, presented by Xfinity

Topaz Farm 17100 NW Sauvie Island Rd, Portland, OR, United States

Our 2024 Family Festival, presented by Xfinity will be held on June 22, 2024, at Topaz Farm on Sauvie Island. We can’t wait to see you there! Each year more than 2,000 kids and grown-ups come to party with us at our Family Festival for a day of family fun, music, and community spirit. Enjoy […]

Free

Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts

The 61st Festival of the Arts hopes to inspire the community to explore the creative spirit within all of us. Look for new immersive exhibits for the whole family, interactive activities, great food and the Festival’s dynamic music lineup! Founded in 1963, The Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts is an annual arts education program […]

Free

Saturday Tree Time! Preschool Walks at Hoyt Arboretum

Hoyt Arboretum Meet at Stevens Pavilion, across from the Visitor’s Center (4000 SW Fairview Blvd)

Get outside with your little one and join us for a story and guided walk on the trails at Hoyt Arboretum. We will use all of our senses to explore the natural surroundings and maybe even get our hands dirty! Staff and trained Arboretum volunteers will introduce you and your family to the plants, trees, […]

$3 – $5
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