The heat is rising, and so is the socially-distanced summer fun! From local activities like Art in the Gartden and local neighborhood markets to take-home crafts and virtual festivals, there’s plenty for Portland families to do. Read on to find out what you can do to entertain everyone this weekend.

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Crafts To-Go at the Craft Factory

Don’t let COVID keep you from getting creative. Order a craft or virtual party package from your favorite artsy location. Fri., Sat, & Sun. Event Details.

Art in the Garden

Local artists will showcase their handcrafted pieces throughout the summer, giving guests an opportunity to purchase new pieces for their home and garden! Artwork ranges from smaller, glass-blown items to large-scale, permanent art installations. A majority of the art will be for sale, while some may become permanent installations in the Garden. Fri. & Sat. Event Details.

Rock the Block – Lawndale Park

Let’s dance! THPRD staff and Mobile DJ will travel street routes within designated neighborhoods for neighborhood driveway dance parties. THPRD wants to boost community spirit and provide some exercise and stress relief by brining socially distanced dance parties to our neighborhoods. All ages welcome. Fri. Event Details.

Zoigl-Lot Brew N Q

Every weekend, Friday-Sunday, Zoiglhaus Brewing is throwing a parking lot, socially distanced, bbq party! They have plenty of space to spread out, they have plenty of beer to serve, and some amazing slow-cooked bbq! You’ll even get to eat while enjoying great music! Fri., Sat. & Sun. Event Details.

Luke Bryan Live in Concert

Grab your mask and get your dose of live music. Check out Luke Bryan on the Proud To Be Right Here Tour in Portland! Sat. Event Details.

Montavilla Farmer’s Market

The mission of the Montavilla Farmers Market is to provide a vibrant marketplace where Portland’s diverse community has access to high quality, local, healthy food. Sun. Event Details.

Game in the Back Yard

Jumbo lawn games will keep your family busy all day long. Check out our favorites here.

Check Out the Food Carts

Take your kids on an outing to some of the most beloved, family-friendly food carts. Our top pics are here.

Head to a Virtual Festival!

You only have to travel as far as your living room. Get down and boogie with your loved ones with these streaming festivals.

–Annette Benedetti