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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

4-H Open House

Find out more about the Washington County 4-H at their Open House to see what the 4-H is all about.

Oregon Ballet Theatre Presents Midsummer Night's Dream

Magic and merriment abound in the Oregon Ballet Theatre's joyful fall program: Midsummer Nights Dream

After School Care

After-school care is a lifesaver for many parents — and enriching for kids — but finding quality, convenient and affordable care for your kids isn’t always so simple. Read on for our essential after-school how-to.

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Spirit of Halloweentown

Spirit of Halloweentown takes place in the real city of St. Helens, Oregon at zip code 97051. We are open 24 hours a day to visit just like any other city. You can come walk around any weekday or weekend. We celebrate our haunted history and our movie locations from Halloweentown and Twilight mainly on …

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$20 – $40
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Alberta Street Arts & Culture Last Thursday

Last Thursday is a monthly set of divergent happenings on NE Alberta Street in Portland, Oregon every Last Thursday of the month (generally 4-9 pm). Last Thursday runs 12 months a year, but outdoor arts, performances, vending really gets rolling each May - Sept.

Free
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Last Thursday on Alberta

Last Thursday is a monthly set of divergent happenings on NE Alberta Street in Portland, Oregon every Last Thursday of the month (generally 4-9 pm). Last Thursday runs 12 months a year, but outdoor arts, performances, vending really gets rolling each May - Sept.

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Last Thursday Sellwood-Moreland

Many businesses will stay open until 8 pm and are offering food and drink specials, live music, kid's activities, art/maker displays and more! We suggest starting at @pluralcollectivepdx and then walking around and enjoying all the businesses have to offer! #lastthursdaypdx #exploresellwoodmoreland

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69th Annual Greek Festival

Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral 3131 NE Glisan St., Portland, OR

After six decades, The Greek Festival has become one of the largest festivals of its kind, sharing our Greek Orthodox faith and rich culture with over 15,000 guests annually. The festival is an iconic event in the Portland Metropolitan area and has been designated as an Oregon Heritage Tradition by the Oregon Heritage Commission. Each …

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Free – $5
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Spirit of Halloweentown

Spirit of Halloweentown takes place in the real city of St. Helens, Oregon at zip code 97051. We are open 24 hours a day to visit just like any other city. You can come walk around any weekday or weekend. We celebrate our haunted history and our movie locations from Halloweentown and Twilight mainly on …

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$20 – $40
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Dahlia Festival

Swan Island Dahlias at 995 NW 22nd Ave, Canby, OR 979013

Stroll through nearly 40 acres of dahlias in a colorful rainbow of sizes, shapes and hues during the annual Dahlia Festival at Swan Island Dahlias in Canby. Starting Monday, August 1, take in more than 370 dahlia varieties and then enjoy live music and a tasty meal from local food carts. The festival runs from …

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Free
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Corn Maze Inspiring HOPE at Bella Organic Farm

Bella Organic Farm 16205 NW Gillihan Rd., Portland, OR

This fall, get lost in a 7-acre corn maze at Bella Organic Farm on Sauvie Island. Bella Organic is known for their annual inspiring and intricate corn mazes, that include relevant designs intended to spark conversation or raise awareness for current issues in the midst of an ever constant and saturated news cycle. Their 2022 …

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$6 – $10
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Blooming Love- Mom and Baby Support Group

Symposium Coffee- tigard 12345 SW Main St, Tigard, OR

Come join us for a morning or support, community, education, and coffee! Group meets weekly at Symposium Coffee in Tigard. Facilitated by a postpartum doula, this space is for mom with babies 0-12 months to come together and feel understood and seen. A space for you to get all your questions answered and connect with …

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Free
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Baby Morning Meet-Ups (lower level) at the Lake Oswego Library

Lake Oswego Library

Babies need to be around other babies, and we know parents need other parents too. Let’s begin by gathering together in the Children’s Library to start socializing, getting to know each other and talking about what you’d like storytime to look like going forward. We’ll provide some fun things to play with, and lots of …

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Free
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Portland Regional Gem & Mineral Show (41st Annual)

Wingspan Event and Conference Center at the Westside Commons 801 NE 34th Ave, Hillsboro, Hillsboro, Oregon

Admission $7 for Weekend Pass (at event door), Kids 12 and under free   During this year’s show we will be hosting the annual meeting of the Northwest Federation of Mineralogical Societies  40+ Dealers selling rocks, minerals, fossils, jewelry, beads, faceted gems, and lapidary supplies. Many exhibits of a variety of rocks, minerals, and fossils. …

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$7 – $12
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Bubbles + Books Weekly Story Time with Literacy Lady PDX

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

Join us every Friday at 10 + 11 am for story time with child literacy advocate @literacyladypdx! 🎶🕺📚  Story time 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 …

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Free
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Friday Performance and Play!

Shake your groove thing every Friday at 10am with your favorite local children's performers and a monthly family-friendly drag show with the one-and-only Bolivia Carmichael and friends! Music is 10-11am, then play till noon in our indoor play park!

$8 – $12
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Indoor Playpark!

Sellwood Community House 1436 SE Spokane St, Portland, Oregon

Bikes, trikes, balls and more! Bring the littles (ages 2-5) to run wild in our gym on those cool and rainy Portland mornings.  We've got all the most fun riding toys, slides, gym mats and more! Sip your coffee on the bench with friends and neighbors while the kids get their wiggles out. A great …

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$6
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Bubbles + Books Weekly Story Time with Literacy Lady PDX

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

Join us every Friday at 10 + 11 am for story time with child literacy advocate @literacyladypdx! 🎶🕺📚  Story time 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 …

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Free
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8/19-8/21: THE JOY STORE A POPUP SELFIE PLAYLAND!

The Joy Store 825 SW 5th Ave., Portland, OR

Portland’s only pop-up-selfie-playland, The Joy Store! Installation artist, Kameron Messmer, has created a “mesmerizing” fun-filled exhibition of interactive rooms for all ages. Step inside the “Rainbow Room,” on your way to the “Balloon Typhoon,” where you’ll be delighted by hundreds of flying balloons. UNLOCK MORE JOY in the Joy Gallery, which features multiple themed, interactive …

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$5
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THE JOY STORE A POPUP SELFIE PLAY-LAND!

The Joy Store 825 SW 5th Ave., Portland, OR

Come celebrate Portland’s only pop-up selfie play-land, The Joy Store! Artist, Kameron Messmer, has created a “MAGICAL” fun land of themed rooms for all ages. "The Joy Store is 10 + interactive art experience created to contrast the difficulties, stress and struggles of current events as a proclamation of joy to the world. Try "the …

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$5

Play session with Baby Goats!

LEKA Playland

Back by popular demand: Baby Goats! What's included? 2 hours of playtime at LEKA Playland! Snuggle with baby goats! The baby goats are friendly, love people, and like to follow the littles around. We will have a special area set up for them outside. This is a great opportunity for younger kids to meet and …

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$30
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Tallulah’s Daddy at The Oregon Public House

Oregon Public House 700 NE Dekum St., Portland, OR

Join Tallulah's Daddy at 5pm every Friday for musical fun! The Oregon Public House is the first not-for-profit bar and restaurant, music takes place in their spacious community room. Tallulah's Daddy plays fun, energetic, interactive acoustic music for kids and families! This show is free, with a suggested donation of $5/person.

$5
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Open Mic Night at Hammer+Jacks

Hammer + Jacks Toy Store 6406 SE Foster Rd., Portland, OR

Welcoming all budding storytellers, comedians, musicians, and poets! We’re hosting Hammer + Jacks Open Mic Night and you’re invited to sign up! 🎤✨ REGISTER ONLINE, LIMITED SPOTS. This is a welcoming, low-stakes environment for kids to practice performing in front of a small audience and being part of an audience themselves. Finding the courage to …

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Free
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Davis Graveyard

Free Halloween display at the Davis family home viewed from fence only (please be respectful of the neighborhood when parking). Monday-Thursday: Lights Only, dusk to 10:00pm Friday-Saturday: Full effects, dusk to 11:00pm Sundays and October 31: Full Effects, dusk to 10:00pm

Free
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Swift Watch at Chapman Elementary

Chapman Elementary School

Swift Watch occurs at Chapman Elementary School during the month of September. Arrive one hour before sunset any night during the month. Many folks bring blankets or chairs as they sit on the lawn and watch the Swifts overhead. Please note, street parking is difficult to find during Swift Watch. Public Transport: Trimet buses #77 and …

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Free
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All American Magic and Ventriloquist Show Lloyd Center

Lloyd Center 2201 Lloyd Center, Portland, OR

This two hour family show Stars Illusionist Mark Benthimer and is filled with mind bending illusions, dazzling assistants, music and tons of audience participation. Plus the side splitting comedy magic ,ventriloquism and Balloon Art of Scott Davis, Entertainer Extraordinaire. Get tickets at www.magicpdx.com, or call 503-995-7379 https://pdxparent.com/review-all-american-magic-show/

$12 – $18
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Oaks Park Scaregrounds

Oaks Park 7805 SE Oaks Park Way, Portland, OR

Are you brave enough for Oaks Park after dark?  Oaks Park is your destination for Halloween fun this fall with the chills of three terror-inducing walk-through haunted houses and themed side attractions presented by the horror experts at ScareGrounds PDX, plus the thrills of Oaks Park's rides, mini golf, games, and roller skating! Haunt Admission: $18-$33 …

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$18 – $39.95

The Pumpkin Pick Fall Festival

Old McDonalds Farm, Inc. 1001 SE Evans Rd, Corbett

Enjoy horse rides, hay rides, roast up hotdogs and marshmallows, play farm games and see our beautiful, educational Farm Program for kids.  Support our non-profit, children's program while you enjoy seeing the horses, donkey, cow, goats, sheep, pig, geese, ducks, chickens, dogs and our new baby kittens.  It is a lovely farm.  Join us rain …

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Spirit of Halloweentown

Spirit of Halloweentown takes place in the real city of St. Helens, Oregon at zip code 97051. We are open 24 hours a day to visit just like any other city. You can come walk around any weekday or weekend. We celebrate our haunted history and our movie locations from Halloweentown and Twilight mainly on …

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$20 – $40
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69th Annual Greek Festival

Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral 3131 NE Glisan St., Portland, OR

After six decades, The Greek Festival has become one of the largest festivals of its kind, sharing our Greek Orthodox faith and rich culture with over 15,000 guests annually. The festival is an iconic event in the Portland Metropolitan area and has been designated as an Oregon Heritage Tradition by the Oregon Heritage Commission. Each …

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Free – $5
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