Editor's Picks
Edna Mode

The Most Out-Of-This-World Pumpkin Carvings

Happy-face pumpkin? Been there, carved that. But what about these 13 extreme, out-of-the-ordinary pumpkins? Check them out.

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Fancy Faces by Amy 2

4 Face and Body Painting Pros for Your Halloween Party

Having a Halloween party? These painting pros will have your army of superheroes painted within an hour.

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16 Signs You’re a Portland Parent

From riding bikes everywhere to trying atypical ice cream flavors, here are 16 signs that you truly are a Portland parent.

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G6 Air Park

Rainy-Day Birthday Party Venues

Who needs sunshine when you have indoor bike tracks, trampolines and rock walls? Here’s where to have a birthday party when it’s rainy.

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SWCC's Monster Mash is just around the corner!

Cool Costume Parties for Your Little Monsters

Boo! Celebrate Halloween at costumed events leading up to the big day.

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The Insider’s Guide to Food on the West Side

Outdoor play areas, kids’ comfort foods and hand-pulled noodles make these west side restaurants a hit with families.

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Scary-Good Costume Shops for Halloween

Bring out the inner nerd, ninja or night creature at any of these fine establishments and say hip hip boo-ray for the bargains and unique costume options they provide.

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Party Mobile: Food Trucks That Cater

From grilled PB&J sandwiches to bike-powered smoothies, these mobile food trucks will deliver the goods to your next big shindig.

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Ham It Up: Drama Schools for Little Thespians

If your little one has a knack for acting, here’s where they can learn the skills to take center stage in Portland.

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Photo credit: Tualatin Hills Nature Park by Michael Barton

6 Spots for Colorful Walks

From the hills of Washington Park to the top of Mt. Tabor, we’ve gathered colorful locations for you and your tiny nature lovers to explore.

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Japanese Garden

Free Fallin': 10 Autumn Adventures That Won’t Cost a Dime

Special fall programming and free admission make museums, gardens and hayrides even more fun.

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The MAiZE the Pumpkin Patch

Get Lost! 6 Mind-Boggling Corn Mazes Near Portland

Wind along twisted paths at these corn-fusing mazes not far from home. Getting lost was never so much fun.

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Top 9 Pumpkin Patches Around Portland

From corn mazes to mechanical Loch Ness Monsters, there is so much more to discover on these farms patches than the perfect pumpkins.

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Brews With Bambinos: 5 Pubs That Welcome Kids

Having an ice cold craft brew doesn’t have to be an adults-only adventure with these local brew pubs that welcome munchkins with open arms.

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Bonneville Hatchery

Smart Starts! Brain-Stimulating Outings for Kids

Learning about science, nature and history can be super fun if you know where to go. Here are our picks for brainy outings with your kids.

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