2017 Fall Fun Guide

The smell of leaves as they crunch beneath our feet, the tang of a freshly-picked apple and, of course, the back-and-forth over Halloween costumes. Yup, fall is definitely here.

We’ve gathered together dozens of ideas for how to make this fall a memorable one. From our guide to Portland-area pumpkin patches, to our list of Halloween-related activities — and maybe even a haunted house or two — we’ve got you covered. Check them out below.

portlandpumpkinpatches2016_720x358Hay rides, corn mazes, apple cider donuts and adorable photo ops. What’s not to love about a good old fashioned pumpkin patch? We gathered together over 20 of the areas best pumpkin patches. Scan the details on the festivities at your favorite, or find a new one to explore. 

 

 

halloween2016_720x358-zoosponsorfinalPortland is known for being, well, a little weird. What better time to explore Portland’s oddities than Halloween? You’ll find events here like parades, costume creation parties, pumpkin hunting and more. This list will be updated frequently, so check back often. 

 

 

For older kids – and younger kids who like a good scare – the Portland area does not disappoint with Haunted Houses. While most of these are intended for ages 12 and up, you’ll find some kid-friendly options in here too. Boo! 

 

 

fall adventuresLooking for even more ideas for festive fall fun? We’ve collected 30 activities you can do with your family, no matter the weather. 

 

 

 

 

Whether your littles can’t stay up until dark, you’re looking to score some pre-candy, or you just want to enjoy a safe, fun afternoon, these daytime trick or treating spots are great choices.

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Ali Wilkinson

Online Editor at PDX Parent
Ali Wilkinson is the Online Editor for PDX Parent, and is one of the founders of PDX Kids Calendar. She loves exploring Portland with her three small children, especially when the explorations lead outdoors, to music or to ice cream. You can read more from Ali at www.runknitlove.com.
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