Popular Roundups

Portland-Area Ice Skating and Roller Skating Rinks

By PDX Parent Staff | December 27, 2021

Get ready for some good old fashioned family fun at these local skating rinks.

15+ Kid-Friendly Volunteer Opportunities in Portland

By PDX Parent Staff | December 13, 2021

Volunteering with kids can seem daunting, but fortunately, Portland is a great place to get involved.

Kids ❤️ Museums

By PDX Parent Staff | November 16, 2021

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

Performing Arts Guide: Where to See Live Theater, Ballet, Concerts and More

By Meg Asby | October 14, 2021

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

25-Plus (Truly) Kid-Friendly Portland Restaurants

By Ali Wilkinson | September 11, 2021

25-Plus (Truly) Kid-Friendly Portland Restaurants

Water, Water, Everywhere

By Kat Merck | June 26, 2021

Our guide to hitting the water with the kids, be it pool, lake, river or ocean.

10 Portland-area Parks with Shade

By PDX Parent Staff | June 23, 2021

We’ve got you covered.

Splash Pad Map

By PDX Parent Staff | June 18, 2021

Check out our map to find a splash pad near you!

11 Drool-Worthy Portland-area Picnic Spots

By PDX Parent Staff | May 20, 2021

Whether you break out a red checkered blanket and wicker basket, or have a more impromptu PB&J affair, here’s a list of some of the very best spots in and around Portland to eat up outside.

Pools, Waterparks and Swimming Holes in PDX

By PDX Parent Staff | June 30, 2018

Find a local spot to cool off this summer!

Portland Area Fountains and Splash Pads

By PDX Parent Staff | June 30, 2018

Cool off in safe spaces to splash!

More Family Fun

20 Free Things to Do in Portland This June

Your fun doesn't have to be expensive.

Free and Discounted Portland-Area Museum Days

Free and Discounted Portland-Area Museum Days

Portland Kindie Artist Spotlight: Olive & Dingo

Meet Olive & Dingo, everyone’s favorite joy-bringers!

Road Trip Ideas: PNW Magic

It’s time for some new adventures! Reconnect with the best of the Northwest with a summer road trip to the central Oregon Coast, or Seattle and Mount Rainier.  

Featured Hike: Trail of Ten Falls

Check out our tips for handling this long hike with kids. You don’t want to miss the “crown jewel” of Oregon trails!

The Ultimate Portland Weekend with Kids

Explore the city and fill your long weekend with  under-the-radar gems and old favorites

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