Portland Kids Weekend Events: May 20-22

Spring has been slow to warm up, but regardless of the temperature outside, there are tons of artsy indoor and outdoor family activities and events in Portland. From drag queen bingo to historical hikes and festivals, there’s a little something to keep everyone in your family entertained. Read on to find out more.

Celebrate Our Stories: AANHPI Heritage

Celebrate AANHPI (Asian American Native Hawaiian & Pacific Islander) Heritage Month at Lan Su! Joining forces with more than 20 Portland’d AANHPI organizations, performers, and artists, you explore the history, traditions, and arts that make up the cultural tapestry of AANHPI. Event Details.

Mt Tabor Art Walk

36 artists will be showing their work at 21 locations throughout the Mt Tabor neighborhood of Portland, OR. Take your family to see a wide variety of amazing, high-quality artwork for sale in a small area; you can walk from place to place! Bring your family and friends and don’t miss it. Event Details.

Roller Rally

Roller Rally is our annual fundraiser that supports the Junior Roller Derby program by way of gear, scholarships, travel costs and more. The event is an epic day of fair-style games (think: tee-shirt making, face painting, dunk tank, corn hole, ring toss and tons of other fun)! Admission is free, with tickets for sale to participate in games and activities. Event Details.

Hoyt to Pittock Mansion Kids Hike

Take your family on this hour and a half to two-hour hike to the Mansion and back to Hoyt Arboretum. It’s a wonderful way to get out in nature while enjoying the best that Portland has to offer. Event Details.

All Ages Drag Bingo With Poison Waters

Hotel Vance is pleased to announce a fun all ages drag queen bingo event! A perfect way to start your weekend off right with the kids, a date, or just yourself! Prizes will include staycation packages at Hotel Vance, gift cards, and a few other surprises Event Details.

The 7th Vanport Mosaic Festival

Vanport, the largest WWII federal housing project in the United States and once Oregon’s second-largest city, celebrates its 80th anniversary this year. With performances, film screenings, exhibitions, tours, and conversations, the Vanport Mosaic Festival commemorates the city’s founding through an activist, community-minded lens. Event Details.

The World of Leonardo Da Vinci

Now, for the first time ever in the Pacific Northwest, two original Leonardo da Vinci folios from the 500-year-old Codex Atlanticus along with over three dozen reconstructions of Leonardo’s extraordinary machines are brought together for The World of Leonardo da Vinci exhibition at OMSI. Event Details.


CJ and his Nana journey through familiar territory: their own neighborhood. CJ would rather be anywhere else, but from their seats on the Number 5 bus, Nana helps CJ realize that looks can be deceiving, everyone has a story to share, and that beauty can be found anywhere…if you know how to look for it. A blend of hip-hop, Motown, gospel, and rap, this musical will have you off your seat and on your feet all the way to the last stop! Event Details.


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