Review: ZooLights 2013 by MaryJo

Review by MaryJo Monroe I have a secret to confess: I don’t really like the zoo. I think it is due to one too many times of following an eager toddler/preschooler down to the bottom of the hill inside the zoo only to have him stage a fit, which means I had to carry him…

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Review: ZooLights 2013

Review by Debbie Tofte Since 1988, a favored holiday tradition has dazzled Portland families. Initially started grassroots, volunteers built the displays and worked the event. Today, the Oregon Zoo’s Zoolights Winter Festival is a must-do on many people’s December itinerary. We ventured to Zoolights on one of our chilliest nights in December. Sipping hot cocoa,…

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Review: ZooLights 2013 by Ang

Review by Ang Campbell As newcomers to the Portland area we’ve been excited to explore activities that are available to do as a family during our first holiday season here. When we heard about ZooLights we were doubly excited because we hadn’t yet had the opportunity to visit the Oregon Zoo and we love visiting…

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Review: ZooLights 2013

Review by Abby Wyers We had arrived early, around 5pm to see the ZooLights. It was a cold evening and we were all bundled up and ready to be amazed. The beautiful tree, illuminated in green and purple was a show stopper before we even entered the Zoo. “This is going to be our new…

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Ring in the New Year with Family Friendly Celebrations

Kid and family friendly events to ring in the New Year, PDX Style

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2016 Portland-Area Holiday Light Displays

2016 Portland-Area Holiday Light Displays

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2015 Reciprocal Membership Program

Reciprocal admission for up to 4 at different Portland-area attractions each month.

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Mindful Spending

Tips for mindful giving and spending this holiday from Metro Parent Portland (and no buyer’s remorse on December 26).

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