Every week we share the very BEST of our popular Kids Calendar, plus give you great recommendations for local fun.
Top 5 Events This Weekend
- Tigard Festival of Balloons
Get ready to be blown away.
- Good in the Hood
Clown-led parade, great music, delicious eats and more at this annual festival.
- Sunday Parkways (and Opera a la Cart)
Ride through Northeast Cully with your family this weekend as part of the popular Sunday Parkways series, and catch a free opera performance, while you’re at it!
- Alpenrose Milk Carton Boat Race
It’s a race like no other.
- Pride Events
Did you miss the Pride Parade last weekend? No worries! This weekend catch the Portland Pride Paddle on the Willamette and a parade and celebration in Beaverton.
Top 5 Activities Around Town
- Pick berries
It’s strawberry season, y’all!
- Have FREE Fun
We’ve rounded up more than 20 fun, free things to do with your family in June.
- Visit a New Park
Gabriel Park’s new inclusive playground is awesome! Or avoid the crowds and head to one of these other 10 Portland-Area Destination Playgrounds instead.
- Stay Dry
We’ve rounded up your options for Indoor Gyms and Pools, Skating Rinks, Rock Climbing Gyms, Art Studios, and Bowling Alleys. Or gather up your little paleontologists and head to Mike Bennet Art’s new immersive exhibit Dinolandia. Plus OMSI’s new exhibit “James Cameron — Challenging the Deep” opens this weekend!
- See Animals
Check out our Farm Animal Roundup for lots of local options. Or visit one of the scenic spots in our post Where to See Wildlife Near Portland. If it’s the creepy-crawly creatures you want to see, head to Portland Insectarium. And of course you can always head to the Oregon Zoo for animal fun!
Want even more options? Visit our Kids Calendar to find enough fun to fill your weekend to bursting, including the popular Porch Concert Series at Cathedral Park, another concert with Kelli Welli at Hillside Park, a worth-the-road-trip Fire Rescue Spectacular in Olympia, Family Forest Day at Hoyt Arboretum, the Really Really Free Market at Gateway Discovery Park, an outdoor screening of Jurassic Park at Rooster Rock, and more!