Family Fun Ideas in Portland

Popular Roundups

Portland-Area Fairs and Festivals

By PDX Parent Staff | April 15, 2024

Check out our list of festivals for some celebratory fun.

Kid-Friendly Bike Paths in Portland, OR

By PDX Parent Staff | April 4, 2024

From the classics to new favorites, these trails are perfect for young riders!

Portland’s 11 Best Places to Decorate Cakes and Cookies with Kids

By Erica Vo | April 2, 2024

Decorate something delicious with your kids.

Adelman Peony Gardens

Where to Find Blooms around Portland

By PDX Parent Staff | March 15, 2024

The best places to see spring flowers in Portland.

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.

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.

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.

Fresh Finds at These 5 Vancouver Farm Stands

Visit one of Vancouver’s curated farm stands for tasty foods, fresh produce and fragrant flowers.

NWCT’s A Year With Frog and Toad Makes a Splash

This lively show packs 365 days of fun into 75 minutes.

What’s on Stage Now: Portland-Area Live Performances

Have fun and support Portland’s local performing arts venues by buying tickets to one of these fabulous shows!

20 Free Things to Do with Kids in April

Kids are expensive. Your fun doesn’t have to be!

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