Popular Roundups

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.

Our Favorite Portland-Area Sunflower Fields

By PDX Parent Staff | September 2, 2023

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

Portland’s Inclusive Playgrounds

By Amy Crawford | August 29, 2023

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

Shop Local at These 37 Portland-Area Farmers Markets

By PDX Parent Staff | August 19, 2023

There’s a market for every day of the week!

Top 7 Vancouver Playgrounds Worth the Drive

By Kate Hagan Gallup | August 17, 2023

Just take a quick drive over the Interstate Bridge and you’ll find a whole new world of playgrounds to explore.

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.

Portland-Area Holiday Markets

Shop local at these Portland-area craft fairs and holiday markets.

Portland Kids’ Storytimes

Portland Storytimes

Portland-Area Tree Lighting Ceremonies

Don’t miss these annual holiday tree lightings!

Portland-Area Thanksgiving Turkey Trots

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

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