It’s Mother’s Day weekend! Show mom how much you love her by getting her out of the house for some good old fashioned family fun. From trips to the park, to fishing for dinner to, hitting the trails; we’ve put together the best activities and events for your Mother’s Day weekend.

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Take The Family Fur Babies to the Park

Get the whole family out and about to these local parks. They have play spaces for kids and your family dog!

Celebrate Mother’s Day the Portland Way

Celebrate mom on mother’s day with these very Portlandy activities and events! She’s sure to feel extra special.

Go for a Family Bike Ride

It’s perfect weather for a bike ride and these trails are ideal for beginners. Even your youngest riders can keep up.

Go Fishing!

It’s the perfect time to grab the poles and take the kids on a day trip. Let them indulge in a day of fresh catches at these fishing holes.

Oregon Zoo Open Daily

Meet all of the animals and check out the fascinating exhibits with your little animal lovers. The Oregon Zoo is open daily for your family’s enjoyment. Event Details.

Explore Forest Park

America’s largest urban forest is located right here in Portland, and it brimming with beautiful hikes for local families to explore during the spring months. Portland’s Forest Park features a variety of trails, rushing creeks and opportunities for live encounters with an abundance of wildlife and it’s open! With almost 100 miles of trails within the park, your crew can hit a different trail each week until more option open up. Event Details.

Crystal Springs Rhododendron GAnnette Benedettiarden

This family favorite garden is open. Grab your masks and get ready because their wildlife creatures are still out making appearances throughout the day. Eagles are continuing to work on building their new nest. A few of the rhododendrons are blooming, so be on the lookout for them. Please come to enjoy this beautiful, quiet, and peaceful garden once more. Event Details.

SKATEMOBILE on the Waterfront

This unique, socially-distanced outdoor skating events will be coming to the Hampton Opera Center parking lot every weekend through the month. Tickets are limited to 75 attendees per session and go FAST, reserve your spot in advance. Event Details.

Portland Japanese Garden

Visit the most beautiful and authentic Japanese garden in the world outside of Japan. The Garden sits nestled in the hills of Portland, Oregon’s iconic Washington Park, overlooking the city and providing a tranquil, urban oasis for local and traveling families alike. Designed in 1963, it encompasses 12 acres with eight separate garden styles, and includes an authentic Japanese Tea House, meandering streams, intimate walkways, and a spectacular view of Mt. Hood. Event Details.