Kids Calendar

Check out 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. Always be sure to confirm information with the organizer for the most up-to-date information.

Featured Events

A Year with Frog & Toad

Join best friends Frog and Toad as they hop, sing, and dance through a year of adventure.

Verselandia! Youth Poetry Slam Championship

Portland's best youth poets compete for the title of Grand Slam Champion at the Verselandia Youth Poetry Slam Championshp.

April Digital Issue

Our April issue is our Arts issue including membership information for local performing arts companies and a list of where you can find painting classes plus an artist profile on Aaron Nigel Smith.

Portland-Area Earth Day Events

This year there are many family-friendly events to do on Earth Day, April 22, including celebrations and volunteer opportunities.

OMSI Sci-Fi Film Festival

OMSI

For eight weeks this spring, OMSI’s 2024 Sci-Fi Film Festival will showcase over 40 of science fiction’s most memorable films on the Empirical Theater’s giant four-story screen. From genre classics such as 2001: A Space Odyssey to more recent favorites like Everything Everywhere All at Once, the festival’s offerings are sure to appeal to science fiction fans of all […]

HackYoung Olympiad 2024

Online Event N/A, Portland

Join Codingal's exciting online HackYoung Olympiad 2024 for Grades 1 to 12. Showcase your coding and problem-solving skills. Whether you're new or experienced this competition is for you whether you're in elementary or high school. You can compete solo or in teams of up to three encouraging teamwork and skill improvement. The online format makes it accessible […]

Free

Beetlejuice The Musical

Keller Auditorium 222 SW Clay St, Portland, OR

He earned his stripes on Broadway… now the ghost-with-the-most is coming to your city. It’s showtime! Based on Tim Burton’s dearly beloved film, this hilarious musical tells the story of Lydia Deetz, a strange and unusual teenager whose whole life changes when she meets a recently deceased couple and a demon with a thing for stripes. […]

$44.75

Kid’s Yoga at Happy Baby Play

Happy Baby Play 3205 SW Cedar Hills Blvd., Beaverton, OR

Join Nicole for Kids Yoga, a delightful introduction to yoga for toddlers aged 2-4 years old! Experience the calming benefits of yoga while bonding with your little one. 📅 Date: April 10th ⏰ Time: 9:15-9:45am Cost: 🌟 Members: $15 💼 Non-members: $25 Space is limited, so reserve your spot now! One caregiver is welcome to […]

$25

Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival

Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival

It’s the Portland-area’s favorite photo op! Rows and rows (and rows and rows) of tulips of every color line the fields. There are also lots of fun activities to keep the kids happy, including carnival rides, bouncy slides, and more. The event usually runs from the end of March through the end of April. Check the […]

Barbie Dreamhouse Truck at Bridgeport Village

Bridgeport Village

Barbie fans of all ages, this one’s for you: The 2024 Barbie Truck Dreamhouse Living Tour is continuing its 2024 West Coast tour with a stop in Portland THIS weekend! The Barbie Truck is bringing exclusive merchandise as part of the continuing celebration of the 60th Anniversary of Barbie moving into her very first Dreamhouse. Portland: […]

Mike Bennet’s Wonderwood Mini-Golf

Wonderwood Springs 7410 N Chicago Ave, Portland, OR

Get ready for an enchanting adventure at Mike Bennett’s Wonderwood Mini-Golf, a one-of-a-kind 9-hole indoor immersive experience! The whimsical course, located in St. Johns, promises a visual feast with over 750 hand-painted original characters and scenery. From the #6 vertical Plinko hole to #4’s swiss cheese challenge with multiple holes (only one of which is […]

$3 – $10

William Shakespeare’s Hamlet

21ten Theatre 2110 SE 10th Ave, Portland, OR

Portland Shakespeare Project in collaboration with the Actors Conservatory April 12 - 21 (previews on April 10 & 11) Translation: Lisa Peterson Direction: Michael Mendelson Location: 21ten Theatre Portland Shakespeare Project in collaboration with the Actors Conservatory will produce Lisa Peterson’s translation of Hamlet. Tormented by his father’s death and brimming with revenge, Hamlet seeks to […]

$10 – $30

Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival

Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival

It’s the Portland-area’s favorite photo op! Rows and rows (and rows and rows) of tulips of every color line the fields. There are also lots of fun activities to keep the kids happy, including carnival rides, bouncy slides, and more. The event usually runs from the end of March through the end of April. Check the […]

Event Series A Year with Frog & Toad

A Year with Frog & Toad

The Judy Kafoury Center for Youth Arts 1000 SW Broadway, T-100, Portland, OR, United States

Wake up from hibernation with this delightful musical based on Arnold Lobel’s treasure characters. Join best friends Frog and Toad as they hop, sing, and dance through a year of adventure. As the seasons change from spring to fall, the cheerful Frog and the more timid Toad plant a garden, go swimming, fly kites, and […]

$25 – $35

SPRING MUSHROOM DISCOVERY WALK

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

Discover the fascinating and fun world of Spring mushrooms in the Pacific Northwest! This program will begin with a brief outdoor introduction about the ecological roles of fungi, their forms, how they eat, reproduce and basics of identification. The talk will be followed by a casual walk on the trails to carefully observe and explore […]

$35

Drop In Art! @ Awake Coffee & Art

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

We are so excited to get crafty with you and your littles! Join us for the craft of the day, painting, beading and creating! Our shop focuses on all things colorful and bright, we have tasty drinks, vegan-gf-kid friendly food options and local merch! 8$ Special gets your little the craft and a yummy steamer […]

$8

Baby Goat Tours at Triskelee Farm

Triskelee Farms 29700 SW Mountain Rd., West Linn, Oregon

Weekends starting April 13th through the 28th we'll have baby goat farm tours at 10 am & 1pm. Come get up close and personal with our mama goats & their little kids. Everyone but carried babies need a tour ticket. You'll also see our other awesome farm animals like ostrich, sheep, alpacas, and more! Book […]

$15
Event Series Open Play in the Moon Garden

Open Play in the Moon Garden

Lloyd Center 2201 Lloyd Center, Portland, OR, United States

Open play – check our schedule and reserve your spot at mudland.as.me The Mudland Playspace in the Moon Garden at Lloyd Center Mall is an outer-space-themed playroom for children ages 0-10 and beyond. With moveable scenery, oversized play blocks, fort building materials, and large-scale shadow play, there is something for everyone! The Moon Garden is located […]

$14.00

Mike Bennet’s Wonderwood Mini-Golf

Wonderwood Springs 7410 N Chicago Ave, Portland, OR

Get ready for an enchanting adventure at Mike Bennett’s Wonderwood Mini-Golf, a one-of-a-kind 9-hole indoor immersive experience! The whimsical course, located in St. Johns, promises a visual feast with over 750 hand-painted original characters and scenery. From the #6 vertical Plinko hole to #4’s swiss cheese challenge with multiple holes (only one of which is […]

$3 – $10

Jewelry Bar with Maker Mayhem PDX at Hammer + Jacks

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

Join us on Sunday, April  14, for a Jewelry Bar workshop with Jen of Maker Mayhem PDX! Drop-in between 10:30 AM and 12:00 PM and create with us! Join us for a delightful drop-in jewelry-making experience with Maker Mayhem PDX! Create your own fabulous bracelets, earrings, and necklaces using a wide variety of supplies we have […]

$25 – $35

Literacy Lady

The Musikry

A very special guest, Literacy Lady PDX, is hosting a very special 2nd Sunday Storytime! Join us for smiles, singing, and STORIES! Space is limited, please register every child under 17. (Max 2 grownups per registered child, please!)

Free
Event Series Portland Bazaar

Portland Bazaar

2355 NW Vaughn 2355 NW Vaughn, Portland, OR

The PORTLAND BAZAAR is the city’s finest holiday gift showcase and sale. Started in 2011, our mission is to create an exciting event to highlight the skilled artists, makers and small businesses of Portland, Oregon. When you shop small, you are putting your dollars directly back into the community by supporting someone’s small business, their […]

Event Series Portland Saturday Market

Portland Saturday Market

2 SW Naito Parkway, Portland, OR 97204 2 SW Naito Parkway, Portland, OR

Saturdays and Sundays, March through December Come celebrate decades of supporting local artists, fostering connections, and embracing the spirit of Portland. Thank you for being a cherished part of our journey—here's to more decades of creativity, community, and countless memories! Nationally recognized as the largest continuously operating open-air arts and crafts market in the country, […]

Free

Family Flix: Lilo & Stitch

cinemagic 2021 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, OR, United States

All ages are welcome for Family Flicks, but these shows are a place parents to bring kids who haven’t mastered the fine art of sitting still for 90 minutes. For Family Flix we keep the lights a little brighter, the sound a little quieter, and attendance below full occupancy. We’ll also have $5 kid’s combos […]

$7

Oregon Ballet Theatre School’s Snow White

newmark theatre 1111 SW Broadway, Portland, OR, United States

Join Us for Oregon Ballet Theatre School's Snow White: Annual School Performance One weekend only at the Newmark Theatre! Saturday, April 13 | 1:00 PM Sunday, April 14 | 1:00 PM We invite you to come and enjoy OBT School’s Annual School Performance, a delightful afternoon for ballet lovers of all ages! This performance celebrates the […]

$32 – $42

Wands & Wizards Kids Concert at Oregon Symphony

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall 1037 SW Broadway Ave, Portland, OR

A spell has been cast on your Oregon Symphony, and we need young wizards and magic enthusiasts to help reverse it! With spellbinding performances and mystical music like Dukas’ Sorcerer’s Apprentice, music from Harry Potter, and more, it’s the perfect event for fans of fantasy and magic.

$12

Secret Stitch Society with Wildflowers Handwork at Hammer + Jacks

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

Come join the fun on the second Sunday of every month for our Secret Stitch Society, led by the talented Heather of Wildflowers Handwork! From February to April, we'll be weaving together new skills and forming lasting friendships. At our first meeting of the Secret Stitch Society children can choose to make either a heart ornament […]

$17 – $23

William Shakespeare’s Hamlet

21ten Theatre 2110 SE 10th Ave, Portland, OR

Portland Shakespeare Project in collaboration with the Actors Conservatory April 12 - 21 (previews on April 10 & 11) Translation: Lisa Peterson Direction: Michael Mendelson Location: 21ten Theatre Portland Shakespeare Project in collaboration with the Actors Conservatory will produce Lisa Peterson’s translation of Hamlet. Tormented by his father’s death and brimming with revenge, Hamlet seeks to […]

$10 – $30
Event Series A Year with Frog & Toad

A Year with Frog & Toad

The Judy Kafoury Center for Youth Arts 1000 SW Broadway, T-100, Portland, OR, United States

Wake up from hibernation with this delightful musical based on Arnold Lobel’s treasure characters. Join best friends Frog and Toad as they hop, sing, and dance through a year of adventure. As the seasons change from spring to fall, the cheerful Frog and the more timid Toad plant a garden, go swimming, fly kites, and […]

$25 – $35
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