Get a head start on February fun! There are plenty of activities – from free to splurge-worthy – to keep your family entertained.

And don’t forget to bookmark this page — every week we share the very BEST of our popular Kids Calendar to make planning your weekend a breeze.

Be sure to double-check details on the event host websites, as they are subject to change.


Portland Winter Light Festival

Be dazzled by free illuminated art installations all over the city. It’s just what you need during this gray season!

Credit: Remaining Light Photography, Courtesy Portland Winter Light Festival

Lunar New Year Celebration at Keller Auditorium

This celebration gala has it all: magic, live performances, gymnastics, craft workshops and more! Don’t miss this spectacular way to celebrate Lunar New Year.

Looking for more LNY fun? Check out the daytime programming and spectacular lantern viewing evenings at Lan Su Chinese Garden, too.

Courtesy Chinese Friendship Association of Portland

Dumpling Week

The Oregonian’s Dumpling Week ends Saturday, so don’t miss your chance to eat great dumplings with your family! Read all about last year’s event here.

Courtesy Vikki Rubens

Nigerian Cultural Festival at the Lloyd Center

Celebrate Yoruban Culture at this Lloyd Center event, featuring artist Oyemi Tubi. Families will enjoy dance performances, puppet shows, lectures and a young people’s toy-making craft workshop.

Courtesy Nigerian Cultural Festival

Free Family Fun Day at VillaSport

Bring the whole family for activities, crafts, games, swimming and more. Guests will even enjoy complimentary use of VillaSport facilities for the day! If you’ve been considering a membership, this is the perfect day to try it out.

Courtesy VillaSport

Looking for even more options?

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