PDX Happenings :: March Family-Friendly Events

Ahhh, March. The month of transitions. The rainy days are not yet over but spring is juuuuuust around the corner. To pass the time, we’ve collected a handful of fun events for you and your family to enjoy this March!

March Events in Portland :: PDX Happenings

Shamrock Run (March 15)

Oregon’s biggest run is also a family-friendly event. Run the distance of your choice or sign your kiddo up for the Leprechaun Lap (1K)! Whatever the length, the Shamrock Run is a festive and fun event that is worth experiencing! More info on the website!

BabyFest NW (March 21)

Head to the Convention Center for the ultimate baby experience; this has been the Northwest’s largest baby-focused event since 2001! Win prizes, attend seminars, get pampered, shop and enjoy! Featuring the Children’s Village with entertainment for the pint-size crowd. Music, crafts, play zones and the Micah and Me Music Show & Dance Party! More info on their website.

Life in 1914 at Pittock Mansion (March 25, half-day)

Spend Spring Break back in time! From their website: “Life in 1914 is an entertaining and educational half-day program for children ages 8–12. Campers go back in time and behind the scenes to experience what life was like 100 years ago through engaging, hands-on activities.” Reservations required, more info on the Pittock Mansion events page.

Frozen at Broadway in Portland (March 8-22)

“Frozen” comes to the stage and to Portland’s Keller auditorium. The show features the songs you know and love from the original film plus an expanded score with a dozen new musical numbers. Daytime and evening performance options; get your tickets on the Broadway in Portland website!

Community Events Calendar

Our events calendar features community-submitted events from organizations and businesses throughout the Portland area who offer family-friendly activities. Each event is reviewed by a member of the PMB team prior to publication. If you have an event or activity that you think would be of interest to our readers, please complete your submission here for review.

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March 2020

NW’s Largest Family Expo — KidFest!

March 1 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until March 1, 2020

$6 – $30

The Whopper of ALL Family Fests! We love it here in the Northwest, but let's face it, winters can be rough finding a variety of fun things for families to do indoors. Don't miss this exciting Winter Festival offering kids and parents an affordable day of fun and an abundance of entertainment and education at the Northwest's Largest Family Expo—KidFest! SportFest! at the Portland Expo Center, February 29 - March 1. Doors open at 10:00am with Parade of Prizes so…

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Magic Hour: Fun for kids with disabilities and/or Special Needs.

March 1 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, happening 2 times

An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until March 1, 2020

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$6 – $30

Presenting: Magic Hour @ KidFest! (VIP Early-Entry at 9:00am Saturday/Sunday) Family Fun for Kids with Disabilities and/or Special Needs. What is easy fun for some kids can be limiting or overwhelming for others, particularly those with disabilities or with special needs. That's why we're introducing Magic Hour at KidFest, offering early 9:00am entry both days, much smaller crowds and more sensory friendly! Because making our events as inclusive as possible so that everyone feels welcome and has an opportunity to…

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MONSTER JAM – Triple Threat Series

March 1 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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2020-02-29 1:00PM-3:00 PM, 2020-02-29 7:00 PM-10:00 PM, 2020-03-01 1:00PM-3:00PM
Moda Center, 1 N Center Court St
Portland , 97227
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$20.

The most action-packed motorsports experience for families in the world today returns to Oregon for another high-octane weekend featuring the ultimate mix of high-flying action and four-wheel excitement with the Monster Jam Triple Threat Series®, featuring six different competitions of speed, racing and freestyle stunts including Oregon’s first-ever indoor truck backflip stunt at the Moda Center in Portland on February 29th and March 1st. Featuring eight skilled Monster Jam athletes, fans will witness a fierce battle for the championship with…

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Girls on the Run Portland Metro – Girl Registration

March 2 @ 8:00 am - May 2 @ 5:00 pm
$195

At Girls on the Run we inspire girls to recognize their inner strength and celebrate what makes them one of a kind. Trained coaches lead small teams through our research-based curricula which includes dynamic discussions, activities and running games. Over the course of the ten-week program, girls in 3rd-8th grade develop essential skills to help them navigate their worlds and establish a lifetime appreciation for health and fitness. The program culminates with girls positively impacting their communities through a service…

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Micah and Me DANCE PARTY at Beanstalk Montavilla!

March 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until September 7, 2020

Beanstalk Montavilla, 8021 SE Stark
Portland, 97215
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Free

Join #BeanstalkMontavilla for our Musical Monthly Mondays! #toddlerdanceparty with Micah and Me every first Monday of the month. Come on down with your littles to get their wiggles out. It's a great time with these super #stayathomedads #musicaldads 10am Free with suggested $5 donation.

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Teen Yoga Classes

March 3 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until March 10, 2020

Ready Set Grow, 5433 NE 30th Ave
Portland, 97211
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Open to ages 13-17, this vinyasa-style class for teens promotes focus, self-discipline, and relaxation while building body awareness and confidence. This class is a perfect compliment to busy academic and extracurricular schedules, helping create connections with others and themselves, and leaving them refreshed and ready for the outside world. Teen Yoga is a 60-minute class that includes vinyasa sequences, breathing exercises, and meditation.

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Music with Mr Hoo at The Wiggle Room

March 5 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until September 10, 2020

the wiggle room, 1925 NE 42nd ave Suite C
Portland, 97213
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Come enjoy some awesome tunes while getting your wiggles out at The Wiggle Room. Mr. Hoo puts on a very interactive and fun musical show while kids dance, wiggle, and play. Mr Hoo plays every Thursday morning at 10am The Wiggle Room. Music is included with admission.

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Spanish Story & Play Time

March 5 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
A Children’s Place Book Store, 1423 NE Fremont
Portland, 97212
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Free

Join Portland Early Learning Project for our free Spanish Story and Play Time. Books, bubbles, movement and more! Perfect for lap babies, toddlers, and preschoolers. No previous Spanish language experience necessary.

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Tiny Tumblers Open Gym at Tumble NW

March 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until March 20, 2020

Tumble NW, 1928 NW Lovejoy St
Portland, 97209
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We've created a second open gym, exclusively for those newborn to 12 months! Come experience Tumble, with some facilitator-led activity, and free wiggle time. This is an adult kiddo experience, so adult participation is required.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ $5 for members and $12 for non-members, Friday 10am-12pm.

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Tiny Tumblers Open Gym at Tumble NW

March 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until March 20, 2020

Tumble NW, 1928 NW Lovejoy St
Portland, 97209
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We've created a second open gym, exclusively for those newborn to 12 months! Come experience Tumble, with some facilitator-led activity, and free wiggle time. This is an adult kiddo experience, so adult participation is required.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ $5 for members and $12 for non-members, Friday 10am-12pm.

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One Response to PDX Happenings :: March Family-Friendly Events

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    PDX Renovations March 3, 2020 at 12:29 am #

    What a bunch of happenings this month of March! Will gladly go to one of these during the weekend. Thanks for this post.

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