Family Fun Ideas in Portland

Popular Roundups

PDX Parent Reader Favorites: Playgrounds

By PDX Parent Staff | February 1, 2024

Check out our 2024 Reader Favorites winners for best playground!

Portland Indoor Play Spaces

By PDX Parent Staff | January 29, 2024

Your ultimate guide to indoor fun in PDX.

Portland-Area Ice Skating and Roller Skating Rinks

By PDX Parent Staff | January 22, 2024

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

Family-Friendly Yoga Studios in Portland

By Stephanie Gehring | January 1, 2024

We’ve found local businesses making it a little easier for you and your little ones to find your savasana.

Portland’s 14 Best Places to Decorate Cakes and Cookies with Kids

By Erica Vo | November 27, 2023

Decorate something delicious with your favorite people.

11 Family-Friendly Bookstores in the Portland Area

By Stephanie Gehring | November 6, 2023

There’s nothing cozier than a bookshop on a rainy day, and Portland has no shortage of either.

Kids ❤️ Museums

By PDX Parent Staff | October 1, 2023

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

The Ultimate Guide to Portland Performing Arts: Theater, Ballet, Concerts and More

By Meg Asby | September 21, 2023

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 14, 2023

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

Our Favorite Apple Picking Spots Near PDX

By PDX Parent Staff | September 12, 2023

Apple season is here!

Find Just-the-Right Birthday Vibe in Portland, OR

By Bethany Marcel | September 11, 2023

Find the perfect party idea for your birthday kid’s style.

Fantastic(al) Beasts and Where to Find them in Portland

By Kate Hagan Gallup | September 3, 2023

From life-sized trolls to hidden murals and more, you’ll love hunting for these magical creatures with your little one.

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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