Popular Roundups

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

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!

Birthday Freebies in PDX Make Birthdays Fun and Affordable

By Meg Asby | May 30, 2021

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

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.

New Nature Playgrounds

By Julia Silverman | May 26, 2019

This spring check out one of these new playgrounds for nature lovers! Oxbow Regional Park  Not one but two new nature playgrounds opened at the beloved Oxbow Regional Park this spring, featuring fort building, tree stump-hopping and plenty of sand and water play.  Couch Park An all-new, fully inclusive Couch Park opened in May in NW Portland, featuring a …

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More Family Fun

Local Sunflower Fields

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

40 Ideas for a Fun Portland Summer

Don’t miss our summer bucket list of 40 family fun ideas!

Tips for Local Bug Watching with Kids

You don’t need a big kit or a ton of materials to start learning about bugs with your kids.

6 Family-Friendly Summer Hikes

Local author and homeschooling mom Jessica Becker shares six of her favorite kid-friendly summer hikes within a 90-minute drive of Portland.

20 Free Things to do with Kids in July

Your fun doesn’t have to be expensive.

Free and Discounted Portland-Area Museum Days

Free and Discounted Portland-Area Museum Days

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