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20-Plus Free Things to Do with Kids in December

By PDX Parent Staff | November 26, 2022

Here are lots of ideas for getting out of the house with the kids and having some fun — all without spending a dime.

Top 5 Kid Approved Bakeries in Portland

By Tiffany Hill | November 18, 2022

Here are our favorite, kid tested and approved bakeries around the Portland area.

9 Kid-Friendly Breweries and Pubs in Portland

By PDX Parent Staff | November 6, 2022

Cheers to family-friendly breweries and pubs, where you can enjoy a nice, cold beverage and the kids can be kids!

Kids ❤️ Museums

By PDX Parent Staff | October 1, 2022

The littles will soak up knowledge while having a blast at these local, kid-friendly museums.

Ultimate Portland-Area Playground Guide

By Michelle Carew | September 30, 2022

Find your next playground to explore!

12 Portland Playgrounds with Off-Leash Dog Parks

By Tiffany Hill | September 27, 2022

A win-win for all members of the family, two legged or otherwise.

Performing Arts Guide: Theater, Ballet, Concerts and More

By Meg Asby | September 20, 2022

Check out our roundup of local performance venues and find shows that fit your interests and budget.

Birthday Freebies in PDX Make Birthdays Fun and Affordable

By Meg Asby | September 19, 2022

Thanks to all the birthday freebies and discounts offered by local businesses, anyone’s birthday can feel absolutely lavish without breaking the bank.

Portland’s Inclusive Playgrounds

By Amy Crawford | September 19, 2022

Portland’s dedication to play for all is producing creative, accessible playgrounds for kids of all ages and abilities.

Our Favorite Apple Picking Spots Near PDX

By Ali Wilkinson | August 30, 2022

Apple season is here!

Local Sunflower Fields

By PDX Parent Staff | August 30, 2022

Head to local farms to check out these end-of-summer blooms.

10 Portland-area Parks with Shade

By PDX Parent Staff | August 14, 2022

We’ve got you covered.

More Family Fun

Family-Friendly Sledding, Skiing and Snowboarding in Oregon

Looking to have some family fun in the snow this season? There are plenty of ways to enjoy the powdery stuff in Oregon—from sledding, to snowshoeing to skiing—whether you're a pro or a total beginner.

Our Favorite Kid-Friendly Coffee Spots in Portland

We’ve rounded up some of our favorite kid-friendly spots, so you can enjoy your cup of joe, sans whining.

20+ Free Things to Do with Kids in November

20 Free Things to Do with Kids in November

12 Great Kid-Friendly Fall Hikes in Portland

Here are some of our favorite places to get hiking in Portland with kids.

Thanksgiving Turkey Trots

For many Portland families, running before feasting has become an annual Thanksgiving tradition. These Turkey Trots are family favorites.

Choose-your-own-adventure Dining at Happy Valley Food Hall

Find something for everyone at the newly opened, Asian-cuisine-focused Happy Valley Food Hall.

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