Big things are happening this weekend! Show your support for our LGBTQ community at one of the local Pride events. Don’t forget about dad. Show him how much you adore him with a trip to the tram. Don’t forget to hit one of our fabulous local markets before you head home and get ready for the week to come. Read on to find out where you can find the best weekend activities and events!
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Attend RecTennis Summer Camp at Sellwood Park
This summer tennis camp helps kids learn basic tennis skills in a non-competitive atmosphere. Each session is filled with high energy games and fun camp activities for a summer camp that keeps kids laughing and active. Fri. Event Details.
Hit the Lents International Farmers Market
The Lents International Farmers Market is the only one in Portland with an intentional international focus. LIFM provides fresh, affordable, and culturally appropriate produce to the diverse community of Lents neighbors. Founded in 2006 by a community volunteers and then run by Zenger Farm, it is an important sales outlet for immigrant and new farmers, and new small food business owners too. The market features culturally-specific produce, including NW grown traditional Mexican produce and Asian greens. Sun. Event Details.
Got to the Philip Foster Farm Food and Market Day
Authentic history and camp cooking combine for the perfect day to visit the Philip Foster Farm. What was food like on the Oregon Trail? What was cooking like for the early pioneers? Come and find out! Demos, tastings, chores, historians, unique gifts and crafts, historic activities, and much more! Sat. Event Details.
Check Out 2019 Portland Pride Waterfront Festival
Join the largest LGBTQ cultural celebration between San Francisco and Seattle. March in the parade and meet the fantastic, loving, colorful community. Sat. & Sun. Event Details.
Celebrate Fathers at the Portland Tram
Get the kids ready for Father’s Day and get them out of the house to enjoy some family time at the Portland Aerial Tram. Bring home a hand-made craft for Dad or take a family portrait at the Tram photo booth. Temporary tattoos and the Portland Tram Activity Book will enchant the young ones, and everyone will love the views from above. For an extra treat take a picnic to the Willamette Greenway (just two blocks east) and enjoy the river up close. Sat. Event Details.
Head to the 4th Annual Oregon Renaissance Faire
Experience the Vale of Dunrose, Scotland at the Oregon Renaissance Faire — an imaginative and interactive adventure modeled after elements from the the Renaissance era, led by the beloved Queen of Scots, Mary Stuart. Patrons can experience village folk celebrating a visit from their Queen and her royal court with the sights, sounds, smells, era-appropriate music, demonstrations, a variety of entertainers, and the arts, crafts, wares, and lifestyles of the Renaissance era in Scotland. Sat. & Sun. Event Details.
Sign Up for the 2019 Portland Undy RunWalk
The National Undy RunWalk is not just an opportunity to run or walk in your underwear. It is a family-friendly undy-themed RunWalk created by the Colorectal Cancer Alliance, with the goal to provide support for patients and families, caregivers, and survivors; to raise awareness of preventive measures; and inspire efforts to fund critical research. Sat. Event Details.
Enjoy the Portland Farmers Market at PSU
The farmers market on the Portland State University campus is open year-round, rain or shine on Saturdays. Since 1996, more than 100 vendors sell freshly harvested and carefully prepared foods. Chef demonstrations, market music and a lineup of food education events make this bustling market a special destination for families and friends gather to shop, eat, listen, learn and play. Sat. Event Details.
Hit the Grateful Dad Half Marathon
Grab good ole dad, pops, poppa, padre, dadio, old man or whatever you like to call him and join us for this fun-filled event that celebrates dad on Father’s Day weekend! The Grateful Dad is a Half Marathon 10K and 5K for the entire family that runs along the beautiful Columbia River with sweet views of the cascade range. Stick around after for a Grateful family breakfast, a groovy beer garden and some sweet tunes to fill the air! Sat. Event Details.