Family Fun Ideas in Portland

Popular Roundups

Portland’s Mini Galleries Galore!

By Tiffany Hill | April 11, 2023

One of the enduring and endearing things we love about our city is its curation of mini sidewalk galleries and installations. Check out our round up!

Best Portland-Area Playgrounds for Crawlers

By Whitney Hansen | March 30, 2023

No bark chips or sticks to chew!

Where to Find Blooms around Portland

By PDX Parent Staff | March 20, 2023

The best places to see spring flowers in Portland.

Escape Rooms

Not Scary, Family-Friendly Escape Rooms in Portland

By Meg Asby | March 2, 2023

Check out our roundup of family-friendly escape experiences in and near Portland.

Paint, Courtesy Jadson Thomas

Portland Arts and Crafts Studios

By PDX Parent Staff | February 27, 2023

Portland-area creative fun for kids and families

Family-Friendly Oregon Factory Tours

By PDX Parent Staff | December 27, 2022

From chocolate to soy sauce, find out where your food comes from with these Oregon factory tours.

Portland Cooking Classes for Kids

By PDX Parent Staff | December 18, 2022

Here are some great options for kids to get more comfortable in the kitchen—and have a blast while doing it.

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!

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.

Portland-Area CSA Programs

By Vikki Rubens | July 8, 2022

Read on for a list of local CSA programs that make eating local a cinch!

A Year of Fun: A Month-by-Month Calendar of Family-Friendly Events

By Miranda Rake | June 30, 2022

Save this list of the regular awesome events happening in Portland.

More Family Fun

The Ultimate Portland Bucket List: 101 Things to Do with Kids

Keep this list handy for all of those "I'm bored!" days.

Lunar New Year Events

Lunar New Year events and happenings in the Portland-metro area.

22 Budget Date Night Ideas with Your Sweetie

Check out these 16 ideas for a budget date night, most of them under $12 per person!

10 Ways to Explore Portland with Your Baby

Here are 10 ways to explore Portland with your baby.

10+ Portland Valentine’s Date Ideas for You and Your Kid

Find ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day with your little one in the Portland area.

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