Kids Activities and Things To do

Looking for fun things to do for kids and/or families in the Portland, Oregon area?  Check out our calendar to find  the latest kids activities and events in our local community.  We do our best to keep this calendar accurate, but it’s always a good idea to verify events with the venue, in case there are last minute changes/cancellations.  Have fun!

Dec 12 @ 8:00 am – Dec 23 @ 9:00 pm
Santa's Magical Workshop and Observatory @ Washington Square | Portland | Oregon | United States
  Visit Santa’s Magical Workshop & Observatory, presented by HGTV – for photos and family activities, located at Summit Court – now through December 24th. Capture memorable photos with family & friends, scan yourself at[...]
Frogz @ Imago Theatre
Dec 22 @ 4:00 am
FROGZ put Imago on the international map. The simplicity and the charm of the show catapulted the production to two Broadway runs at the acclaimed New Victory Theatre in 2000 and 2002. Variety Magazine called[...]
Mama and Me Yoga @ Zenana Spa and Wellness Center
Dec 22 @ 8:45 am – 9:45 am
Mama and Me Yoga @ Zenana Spa and Wellness Center | Portland | Oregon | United States
Enjoy a yoga class specifically designed to heal and strengthen your postpartum body– and you can bring baby along too!
6 Buck Huck! @ Lumberyard Indoor Bike Park
Dec 22 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Shred with us! Weekdays (when PPS is in session) at the Lumberyard, 9-noon, kids under 6 years old ride for just 6 bucks. Bike and helmet rentals are available for an additional cost if you[...]
Johnny Keener Performs @ Treehouse Boutique
Dec 22 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Johnny Keener Performs @ Treehouse Boutique | Portland | Oregon | United States
Johnny crafts music for kids that is exciting and fun, as well as artistically satisfying.  He is committed to inviting kids into the musical process providing them with a musical experience they won’t forget! Ages 0-6.
Dec 22 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Portland Children's Museum: The Wizard of Oz @ Portland Children's Museum | Portland | Oregon | United States
  Follow the yellow brick road to Portland Children’s Museum, where our newest exhibit takes visitors on a memorable journey through the beloved film The Wizard of Oz, beginning Saturday, Sept. 20. Pass through the[...]
Restore & ReEnergize Yoga @ Zenana Spa and Wellness Center
Dec 22 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Restore & ReEnergize Yoga  @ Zenana Spa and Wellness Center | Portland | Oregon | United States
Come reap the immune-boosting benefits of this grounding hour of breathing, stretching and yoga postures that will restore your energy. Adults only, please
Dec 22 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
The Grotto’s Christmas Festival of Lights has a variety of entertainment for all ages, including * musical performances, * carolers, * petting zoo, * puppet shows, * food and beverage, and * of course, the[...]
All Aboard the Polar Express @ Mount Hood Railroad
Dec 22 @ 11:00 am – 9:00 pm
All Aboard the Polar Express @ Mount Hood Railroad | Hood River | Oregon | United States
  Experience the beloved holiday tale on this magical train ride through the North Pole! Hot cocoa and other treats, story time and songs, and a gift at the end. Encourage kids to wear their[...]
The Amazing Bubble Man @ Clinton Street Theater
Dec 22 @ 2:00 pm
The Amazing Bubble Man @ Clinton Street Theater | Portland | Oregon | United States
Got grandkids or other young family members visiting over the Christmas holiday? Give them a treat they’ll never forget–The Amazing Bubble Man! Louis Pearl has been thrilling audiences around the world for nearly 30 years[...]
Burgerville St Johns – Monday Family Fun Nights @ 8671 N. Ivanhoe St, Portland, OR
Dec 22 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Every Monday night from 5-8pm! Balloons, Prizes, Games, and Magic Collosal the Clown and $1.00 off kids meals!
Dec 22 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Mississippi Pizza - Mr. Ben Plays @ Mississippi Pizza | Portland | Oregon | United States
Everyone is welcome! Mississippi Pizza takes care of the dinner and the dishes, Mr. Ben entertains the kids. Your only job is to relax with a beer. Ahhhh…
Winter Wonderland @ Portland International Raceway
Dec 22 @ 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm
A Northwest tradition featuring a sensational display of lights and animation spanning the track at Portland International Raceway. Enjoy the largest drive-through light show in the region from the comfort of your car.
ZooLights @ Oregon Zoo
Dec 22 @ 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm
ZooLights @ Oregon Zoo | Portland | Oregon | United States
It wouldn’t be the holidays in Portland without a visit to the Oregon Zoos’ annual winter festival ZooLights, returning this year with a new train route taking visitors through a never-before-seen light experience. ZooLights runs from November[...]
Please join us at 10:30 a.m. for a special Tuesday morning storytime and craft. The storytime is free for all ages, though geared toward toddlers and pre-schoolers. From 10:30-11, we offer a storytime craft special:[...]
Frogz @ Imago Theatre
Dec 23 @ 4:00 am
FROGZ put Imago on the international map. The simplicity and the charm of the show catapulted the production to two Broadway runs at the acclaimed New Victory Theatre in 2000 and 2002. Variety Magazine called[...]
6 Buck Huck! @ Lumberyard Indoor Bike Park
Dec 23 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Shred with us! Weekdays (when PPS is in session) at the Lumberyard, 9-noon, kids under 6 years old ride for just 6 bucks. Bike and helmet rentals are available for an additional cost if you[...]
Dec 23 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
New Seasons Fisher's Landing - New Parent and Breastfeeding Support Group @ 2100B SE 164th Ave.  Vancouver, WA 98683
with Renaissance Childbirth & Postpartum Professionals Meet other families with new babies to share your experiences, get some helpful advice and find the resources you need to nurture your newborn. Bring your questions about breastfeeding,[...]
Dec 23 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Portland Children's Museum: The Wizard of Oz @ Portland Children's Museum | Portland | Oregon | United States
  Follow the yellow brick road to Portland Children’s Museum, where our newest exhibit takes visitors on a memorable journey through the beloved film The Wizard of Oz, beginning Saturday, Sept. 20. Pass through the[...]
Restore & ReEnergize Yoga @ Zenana Spa and Wellness Center
Dec 23 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Restore & ReEnergize Yoga  @ Zenana Spa and Wellness Center | Portland | Oregon | United States
Come reap the immune-boosting benefits of this grounding hour of breathing, stretching and yoga postures that will restore your energy. Adults only, please
Dec 23 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
The Grotto’s Christmas Festival of Lights has a variety of entertainment for all ages, including * musical performances, * carolers, * petting zoo, * puppet shows, * food and beverage, and * of course, the[...]
Dec 23 @ 9:30 am – 5:30 pm
Mind to Hand: Art, Science, and Creative Collision! @ OMSI | Portland | Oregon | United States
  In Turbine Hall On view through January 4 What sparks creativity? What does art have to tell us about science? How does science inspire artistic decisions? In the hands of eleven talented master artists[...]
Dec 23 @ 9:30 am – 5:30 pm
OMSI: Animation @ OMSI | Portland | Oregon | United States
  Jump into the exciting and visually rich world of animation at the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI)! From concept to finished product, OMSI is offering a behind-the-scenes look at the science behind[...]
Dec 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Mr. Ben Plays at Woodlawn Swap n Play @ Village Ballroom | Portland | Oregon | United States
Come hear Mr. Ben play a show for the Woodlawn Swap ‘n Play community! Show is open to non-members for a $5 donation. Mr. Ben will leave out his instruments for the kids to enjoy[...]
Dec 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
New Seasons Progress Ridge - New Parent and Breastfeeding Support Group @ 1954 SE Division, Portland, OR, United States
with Renaissance Childbirth & Postpartum Professionals Meet other families with new babies to share your experiences, get some helpful advice and find the resources you need to nurture your newborn. Bring your questions about breastfeeding,[...]
Dec 23 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Open Studio at Art ala Carte @ Art ala Carte | Portland | Oregon | United States
We celebrate Art Freedom by allowing the children to pick and choose the art medium they love and decide how best to express themselves.  Open Studio is set up specifically to cater to all age[...]
Treehouse Boutique – Tuesday Art Time @ 3954 N Williams, Portland, OR, Select a Country:
Dec 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Treehouse Boutique - Tuesday Art Time @ 3954 N Williams, Portland, OR, Select a Country:
Engage in art, music, and play with other local artists.
All Aboard the Polar Express @ Mount Hood Railroad
Dec 23 @ 11:00 am – 9:00 pm
All Aboard the Polar Express @ Mount Hood Railroad | Hood River | Oregon | United States
  Experience the beloved holiday tale on this magical train ride through the North Pole! Hot cocoa and other treats, story time and songs, and a gift at the end. Encourage kids to wear their[...]
Christmas Story Time @ Green Bean Books
Dec 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Christmas Story Time @ Green Bean Books | Portland | Oregon | United States
Join us for a cozy Christmas Story Time at Green Bean Books on Tuesday December 23rd at 11am! Get in the Christmas spirit as we share our favorite Christmas picture books including new releases as[...]
Green Bean Books – Storytime @ 1600 NE Alberta, Portland, OR, 97211, United States
Dec 23 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Green Bean Books - Storytime @ 1600 NE Alberta, Portland, OR, 97211, United States
Weekly storytime at this adorable local kids’ bookstore.