Check our Kids Calendar for in-person and virtual family events. We are proud to offer this popular community resource for things to do with kids in Portland.

Large gatherings are not currently permitted. Many events have been changed or moved online. Always be sure to confirm information with the organizer for the most up-to-date information.

Click here to submit an event, or read more about the types of activities we include on the calendar.

NWCT’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream: An Original Adaptation

Virtual

Journey through a wooded Fairyland where the powers of magic, mischief, and love rule. Artistic Director Sarah Jane Hardy and award-winning choreographer Anita Menon of the Anjali School of Dance join forces to bring this abridged version of Shakespeare's comedy to life in a brand new way, blending classic English literature with Indian dance and …

NWCT’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream: An Original Adaptation Read More »

Friends of the Columbia Gorge Photo Contest (Youth Photographer category)

Are you an aspiring photographer (under age 18) who has taken photos of the Columbia River Gorge? Enter your favorites in Friends of the Columbia Gorge's annual photo contest. We have a category just for youth photographers!  You could win a gift card to upgrade your photography equipment through contest sponsor Pro Photo Supply. Deadline …

Friends of the Columbia Gorge Photo Contest (Youth Photographer category) Read More »

Free

OMSI’s Science at Home Weekly

Virtual

OMSI understands that the needs of caregivers and students will vary during these months of distance education, and we are working to support that in different ways. Science At Home started with one-off, free activities and videos—and it has now expanded to include weekly curated activities and resources focused on specific science themes! Check out …

OMSI’s Science at Home Weekly Read More »

Free

Photos with Santa at Washington Square

Washington Square Mall 9585 SW Washington Square Rd, Portland, OR. 97223, Portland

A New, Contactless Experience Santa wouldn't miss this visit for anything! Santa will be at Washington Square starting November 20 and is located in Summit Court. Rest assured, he and his elves have made every effort to provide a memorable - and contact free - experience. A visit with Santa is always free and photo …

Photos with Santa at Washington Square Read More »

Music Together® of Portland – Online Music and Movement Classes

Virtual

Try a free class, and experience the musical fun and learning first hand! In homes all over Portland, families are finding joy and connection through music-making. Music Together® Online is a package of online music experiences and resources that create a comprehensive music learning program with the same renowned, high quality education for young children …

Music Together® of Portland – Online Music and Movement Classes Read More »

Free

Online Baby Sign Language classes

Virtual

Tiny Talkers is offering pre-recorded video classes for both the TODDLER & PRESCHOOL age groups. To date there are 26 pre-recorded classes available! In these classes your child will learn sign language (for communication for pre-verbal children and/or to learn a new language for verbal children), sing, dance and hear stories. These are lively interactive …

Online Baby Sign Language classes Read More »

ZooLights Drive-Through

This year, experience ZooLights like never before! It wouldn't be the holidays in Portland without a visit to ZooLights, and this year, there's a new way to illuminate the season. Now visitors can explore the magic with a new drive-through experience. ZooLights runs from Nov. 22, 2020 to Jan. 10, 2021, with the exception of …

ZooLights Drive-Through Read More »

OMSI’s Science at Home Weekly

Virtual

OMSI understands that the needs of caregivers and students will vary during these months of distance education, and we are working to support that in different ways. Science At Home started with one-off, free activities and videos—and it has now expanded to include weekly curated activities and resources focused on specific science themes! Check out …

OMSI’s Science at Home Weekly Read More »

Free

Photos with Santa at Washington Square

Washington Square Mall 9585 SW Washington Square Rd, Portland, OR. 97223, Portland

A New, Contactless Experience Santa wouldn't miss this visit for anything! Santa will be at Washington Square starting November 20 and is located in Summit Court. Rest assured, he and his elves have made every effort to provide a memorable - and contact free - experience. A visit with Santa is always free and photo …

Photos with Santa at Washington Square Read More »

Music Together® of Portland – Online Music and Movement Classes

Virtual

Try a free class, and experience the musical fun and learning first hand! In homes all over Portland, families are finding joy and connection through music-making. Music Together® Online is a package of online music experiences and resources that create a comprehensive music learning program with the same renowned, high quality education for young children …

Music Together® of Portland – Online Music and Movement Classes Read More »

Free

Gingerbread Jamboree [Virtual]

Virtual

Gingerbread Jamboree is an annual fundraiser for the Junior League of Portland, with all net proceeds supporting our Mission of promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Each year, the Junior League of Portland also sponsors families in need to participate and create …

Gingerbread Jamboree [Virtual] Read More »

Online Baby Sign Language classes

Virtual

Tiny Talkers is offering pre-recorded video classes for both the TODDLER & PRESCHOOL age groups. To date there are 26 pre-recorded classes available! In these classes your child will learn sign language (for communication for pre-verbal children and/or to learn a new language for verbal children), sing, dance and hear stories. These are lively interactive …

Online Baby Sign Language classes Read More »

Milwaukie Ledding Library Grab & Go Crafts

Pick up a free grab & go storytime craft bag and then join our virtual storytime from home. Watch new videos each week on the library’s Facebook(link is external) page or YouTube channel(link is external). Bags available outside the front door while supplies last. Craft for ages 5 & under. https://www.milwaukieoregon.gov/library/storytime-and-grab-go-craft

Free

ZooLights Drive-Through

This year, experience ZooLights like never before! It wouldn't be the holidays in Portland without a visit to ZooLights, and this year, there's a new way to illuminate the season. Now visitors can explore the magic with a new drive-through experience. ZooLights runs from Nov. 22, 2020 to Jan. 10, 2021, with the exception of …

ZooLights Drive-Through Read More »

OMSI’s Science at Home Weekly

Virtual

OMSI understands that the needs of caregivers and students will vary during these months of distance education, and we are working to support that in different ways. Science At Home started with one-off, free activities and videos—and it has now expanded to include weekly curated activities and resources focused on specific science themes! Check out …

OMSI’s Science at Home Weekly Read More »

Free

Photos with Santa at Washington Square

Washington Square Mall 9585 SW Washington Square Rd, Portland, OR. 97223, Portland

A New, Contactless Experience Santa wouldn't miss this visit for anything! Santa will be at Washington Square starting November 20 and is located in Summit Court. Rest assured, he and his elves have made every effort to provide a memorable - and contact free - experience. A visit with Santa is always free and photo …

Photos with Santa at Washington Square Read More »

Music Together® of Portland – Online Music and Movement Classes

Virtual

Try a free class, and experience the musical fun and learning first hand! In homes all over Portland, families are finding joy and connection through music-making. Music Together® Online is a package of online music experiences and resources that create a comprehensive music learning program with the same renowned, high quality education for young children …

Music Together® of Portland – Online Music and Movement Classes Read More »

Free

Gingerbread Jamboree [Virtual]

Virtual

Gingerbread Jamboree is an annual fundraiser for the Junior League of Portland, with all net proceeds supporting our Mission of promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Each year, the Junior League of Portland also sponsors families in need to participate and create …

Gingerbread Jamboree [Virtual] Read More »

Online Baby Sign Language classes

Virtual

Tiny Talkers is offering pre-recorded video classes for both the TODDLER & PRESCHOOL age groups. To date there are 26 pre-recorded classes available! In these classes your child will learn sign language (for communication for pre-verbal children and/or to learn a new language for verbal children), sing, dance and hear stories. These are lively interactive …

Online Baby Sign Language classes Read More »

Triskelee Farm Tours!

Triskelee Farms 29700 SW Mountain Rd., West Linn

Triskelee Farm is open for private and small group tours available by appointment only. The tours will be outside, and we will be practicing social distancing and sanitizing touch points between groups. Enjoy a guided educational farm tour that takes you to meet our lovely farm animals. We have alpacas, goats, pigs, ostriches, peacocks, ponies …

Triskelee Farm Tours! Read More »

See website

NWCT Online: Drop-in Drama Classes

Virtual

Description Join us as we explore the wide world of theater through themed play, theater games, songs, and plenty of fun! Each week features a different theme. Join us for one class or the whole series! Wednesdays, 4:00 – 5:00pm November 18 – December 30, 2020 New themes each week! Classes are held online. Drop-in …

NWCT Online: Drop-in Drama Classes Read More »

ZooLights Drive-Through

This year, experience ZooLights like never before! It wouldn't be the holidays in Portland without a visit to ZooLights, and this year, there's a new way to illuminate the season. Now visitors can explore the magic with a new drive-through experience. ZooLights runs from Nov. 22, 2020 to Jan. 10, 2021, with the exception of …

ZooLights Drive-Through Read More »

OMSI’s Science at Home Weekly

Virtual

OMSI understands that the needs of caregivers and students will vary during these months of distance education, and we are working to support that in different ways. Science At Home started with one-off, free activities and videos—and it has now expanded to include weekly curated activities and resources focused on specific science themes! Check out …

OMSI’s Science at Home Weekly Read More »

Free

Photos with Santa at Washington Square

Washington Square Mall 9585 SW Washington Square Rd, Portland, OR. 97223, Portland

A New, Contactless Experience Santa wouldn't miss this visit for anything! Santa will be at Washington Square starting November 20 and is located in Summit Court. Rest assured, he and his elves have made every effort to provide a memorable - and contact free - experience. A visit with Santa is always free and photo …

Photos with Santa at Washington Square Read More »

.
.
.
.
.
.

Subscribe to our free newsletter!

We bring the best of PDX Parent right to your inbox.

Scroll to Top