Halloween at the Portland Children’s Museum
Bring your kids to the Portland Children’s Museum on Halloween for a fun daytime Halloween celebration! Trick-or-treating in every exhibit, spooky art projects, and a slimy experience. This event is candy-free, but still fun, with treats like glow sticks, homemade Halloween buttons, and toys!
October 31st 10:00 am-2:00 pm
For pre-Halloween celebrations head to the Children’s for some not-so-scary fun. Kids can decorate Trick-or-Treat bags, smash pumpkins, play with goo, create a glow-in-the-dark painting, and listen to spooky stories. There is no better way to get in the spirit!
October 28 10:00 am-1:00 pm
Aerial Tram Halloween Ride
If you haven’t taken a ride on the aerial tram then this is the event to do it! Wear your costume and head to the tram for family-friendly activities including face painting and Halloween arts and crafts. Then, take a ride on the tram to get unbeatable views of the city. Kids under 6 ride free.
October 26 11:00 am-3:00 pm
Howloween at the Zoo
See the animals, learn, and celebrate Halloween! Kids can dress up and participate in a scavenger hunt and activities throughout the exhibits. They will learn about animals and their habitats while receiving candy.
October 26 & 27 9:30-3:00
Child (3-11): $12.95
2 & under: Free
The Pumpkin Display West Linn
In a residential neighborhood of West Linn there will be over 200 beautifully carved and lit jack o’lanterns on display. From dancing pumpkins to lasers, these pumpkins are over-the-top! The event will happen rain or shine and will be in an open garage with UV lights, so be sure to wear white so you glow!
October 26, 27, 31 6:00-10:00 pm
We’ve all seen the classic Halloweentown movies, and living in Portland, we can actually go to Halloweentown. Located in St. Helen’s just about 20 minutes from Portland, Halloweentown is on the Columbia River and they celebrate with a Halloween themed festival throughout October. It takes place in the Courthouse Plaza, and you can take pictures with the famous pumpkin! Along with photo ops there are treasure hunts, haunted houses, street performances, a Museum of Peculiarities & Oddities, Alien Museum, and pumpkin parade! Parking is $10, photo-ops are free, and all other parts are ticketed.
Montavilla Harvest Festival
Head to the Montavilla Harvest Festival for indoor-outdoor fall and Halloween fun. There will be a haunted house, carnival, crafts, music and vendors! Be sure to wear your costume!
October 26 12:00-4:00
8028 NE Glisan