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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
Event Series PDX Open Air Train Rides

PDX Open Air Train Rides

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

July 6, 13, 20, & 27 – 1:00pm, 2:00pm, 3:00pm, & 4:00pm  Oregon Rail Heritage Center 2250 SE Water Ave. Portland, OR 97214 Get your tickets and climb aboard! Join us for a 45-minute train ride in open air rail cars along the Willamette River in the heart of Portland. These rides are excellent for […]

$2 – $15

Free Arts Workshops for Teens

Bodecker Foundation 2360 NW Quimby Street, Portland, OR, United States

Are you a 14-18 year old with a passion for the arts? Looking for FREE and exciting ways to stay creative this summer? Discover Bodecker Foundation’s Summer 2024 Workshops! From filmmaking to music, sculpture to painting, we've got a fantastic lineup of activities to keep you engaged.  Join us to build your skills, connect with […]

Shady Pines Festival 2024

Camp Tasty's - Mc Kinnon Airpark 12960 SE Ten Eyck Rd, Sandy, OR, United States

Pack your bags for a weekend of sun, fun, and incredible music at the 3rd annual Shady Pines Festival, happening from July 18-22 at the picturesque Camp Tasty’s in Sandy, Oregon. Presented by Shady Pines Radio, this 3 ½ day celebration showcases the heart of Portland's music scene with local acts like Orquestra Pacifico Tropical, […]

$12 – $60

Washington County Fair in Hillsboro

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

BFF means BIG FAIR FUN! Join us July 19 - July 28, 2024, at Westside Commons in Hillsboro, Oregon, and let us be your BIG FAIR FUN! Admission is free, so you can decide how much to spend on activities and vendors. 

Free

Free Open Play Swim sessions at PP&R pools, part of Summer Free For All

Portland Parks & Recreation’s popular outdoor pools will be open from June 20 through August 23. Creston Pool and Peninsula Pool will remain open through September 6 with a modified schedule. Each outdoor pool listed below will host a weekly free swim session in addition to regularly scheduled swim lessons, open play swims, and water fitness offerings: […]

Free

Monday 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

Slide Ride with Olive & Dingo

Creston Park SE 43rd Avenue and Rhone Street, Portland, Oregon, United States

Sometimes all our kids need is a lil push to take off on their bikes. This event is everything that’s great about riding bikes and is for very young riders! Fun with friends/peers, encouragement and riding tips with fun clownie people who ride bikes all the time, a safe riding space away from traffic, taking […]

Free

Music Monday at Hammer + Jacks!

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

Come sing and dance every Monday at 10:30am! We are excited to share with you some musical fun and movement with local kindie musicians! No matter the week, there's always some music and fun happening on Monday mornings in the REC Room! Join us at 10:30 am for an hour of music and movement with […]

$5
Event Series MusikLab

MusikLab

The Musikry

What is a MusikLab? We provide the space and instruments and you do whatever moves you. MusikLabs are unstructured, all ages (we recommend 6 months - 9 years), and all abilities.  Visit our website for details. Registration is required for each participant 17 years and under. Up to 2 grownups are welcome per registered participant. […]

$7
Event Series MusikLab

MusikLab

The Musikry

What is a MusikLab? We provide the space and instruments and you do whatever moves you. MusikLabs are unstructured, all ages (we recommend 6 months - 9 years), and all abilities.  Visit our website for details. Registration is required for each participant 17 years and under. Up to 2 grownups are welcome per registered participant. […]

$7

Free Open Play Swim sessions at PP&R pools, part of Summer Free For All

Portland Parks & Recreation’s popular outdoor pools will be open from June 20 through August 23. Creston Pool and Peninsula Pool will remain open through September 6 with a modified schedule. Each outdoor pool listed below will host a weekly free swim session in addition to regularly scheduled swim lessons, open play swims, and water fitness offerings: […]

Free

Chipper’s Preschool Rides at Oak’s Park

Oaks Park 7805 SE Oaks Park Way, Portland, OR, United States

Little ones get to play their way during our popular time for kids 6 and younger! Admission includes access to the kiddie rides and selected family rides from 10 AM-12 PM, then snack and storytime with Chipper the Squirrel at noon. Admission: $13 per child One adult free per paid child. Tickets are available starting […]

$13

Sellwood Community House Petite Picnics

Sellwood Park SE 7th Avenue and SE Miller St., Portland, OR, United States

Join us twice a week in the Sellwood Park for stories, games, crafts, bubbles, and outdoor fun! (You provide your own picnic snacks). Follow the lawn signs to find us.  Activities will be geared toward children ages 18 months-5 years, but all family members are welcome.  We will be there every Tuesday and Thursday from […]

$5

Yoga Bunnies – Yoga for families, 2-9 year olds

Breathe Yoga 13327 Southeast Misty Drive Suite 200, Happy Valley, OR, United States

Join us for a delightful 60-minute family adventure with Yoga Bunnies! Designed for children aged 2 to 9 and their family members, this class led by Ali Herron, offers playful yoga activities, mindfulness skills, and bonding experiences. Connect with your family, create lasting memories, and leave feeling relaxed and connected. Don't miss out—hop into our Yoga Bunnies class today!

$10

Hillsboro Tuesday Night Market

Hillsboro Tuesday Night Market is a weekly outdoor summer festival in Historic Downtown Hillsboro, presented to the community by volunteers, friends, and local partners. A private nonprofit organization, Hillsboro Tuesday Marketplace, Inc provides a free community gathering place featuring music and events, shopping and dining, "Cruisin Tuesdays" (a showcase of classic cars). Historic Downtown Hillsboro […]

Free

Bard Bingo at Wonderwood Springs

Wonderwood Springs 7410 N Chicago Ave, Portland, OR

Bard Bingo at Portland Artist Mike Bennett's Wonderwood Springs is a lively bingo event hosted by a traveling bard's musical musings. Held every Tuesday night from 7pm to 9pm at 8811 N Lombard Street, this event features four exciting rounds with cards priced at $5 each. It's cash-only, offering chances to win various prizes such […]

Free

Free Open Play Swim sessions at PP&R pools, part of Summer Free For All

Portland Parks & Recreation’s popular outdoor pools will be open from June 20 through August 23. Creston Pool and Peninsula Pool will remain open through September 6 with a modified schedule. Each outdoor pool listed below will host a weekly free swim session in addition to regularly scheduled swim lessons, open play swims, and water fitness offerings: […]

Free

Wintler Wednesday Beach Clean-up

Wintler Park 6400 SE Beach Dr, Vancouver, WA, United States

What: Volunteer Beach Clean-Up at Wintler Park When: Wednesdays,  9:00am – 11:30am Where: Wintler Park, 6400 SE Beach Dr., Vancouver, WA 98661 What to bring: Please dress for the weather. Bring your own snacks and water. Translation: A Spanish translator will not be available at this event. *** Actividad: Limpieza de playa voluntaria en Wintler Park Cuándo: Miércoles, 9:00 – 11:30 Dónde: Wintler […]

Free
Event Series Honeybee Hike

Honeybee Hike

Leach Botanical Garden 6704 SE 122nd Ave, Portland, OR, Portland, United States

Come explore Leach Botanical Garden at the gentle pace of a toddler! Our nature education staff will lead groups of 2-5 year olds and their grown-ups on slow, curiosity-driven activities designed to engage young minds and incorporate their caregivers. Pre-registration is required via the website

$5.00

Chipper’s Preschool Rides at Oak’s Park

Oaks Park 7805 SE Oaks Park Way, Portland, OR, United States

Little ones get to play their way during our popular time for kids 6 and younger! Admission includes access to the kiddie rides and selected family rides from 10 AM-12 PM, then snack and storytime with Chipper the Squirrel at noon. Admission: $13 per child One adult free per paid child. Tickets are available starting […]

$13
Event Series Animal Talk with Farmer Kat

Animal Talk with Farmer Kat

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

Come see and learn about different farm animals each week, ask questions and get a chance to pet or feed an animal! This free event is part of our free weekday summer events for kids which include Wednesday's Animal Talk with Farmer Kat, Thursday's Story Time with Keely, and Friday's Tractor Talk with Farmer Jim. […]

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