Inexpensive Activities for All
There is always something to do in Portland. Yet, not all events in the Rose City come with a cheap price tag. Every week I will add new free and cheap events throughout the city. Bookmark this page so you never miss out on the city’s best inexpensive activities. Free events in Portla
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Celebrate small businesses in St. Johns from 5 to 8 p.m. with special events, awesome deals, art, etc. FREE
Spend your weekend touring Portland at these three neighborhood garage sales: Happy Valley, Laurelhurst and Eastmoreland. All the details here. FREE
Wake up early to watch 20 hot air balloons launch into the morning sky. Spend the afternoon shopping at the craft and vendor booths, eating great food from local food vendors, and enjoying carnival rides and games. Three day passes are $5 online or $8 at the gate.
Head to Eagle Creek Lavender from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for the Lavender Festival featuring artistic and creative vendors, food, live music, lavender lemonade, u cut lavender, lavender ice cream, alpacas and 12 acres of lavender. Parking is $5.
The Westmoreland Park Casting Pond is hosting milk carton races from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event is FREE to watch or compete, and registrations will be accepted on the morning of the race at the park.
Artist and Craftsman Supply in Southeast is celebrating local artists on Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. Raffles, live music, food vendors and more. FREE
Stumptown Dance hosts the largest weekly swing dance in Portland starting at 6:30 p.m. $10 per person.
Stop by Second Profession Brewing every Sunday for Bingo Night at 7 p.m.! Purchase of one drink minimum to play. Bingo cards are $1 (cash only).
The farms on Sauvie Island are open and ripe with fresh strawberries! Check out our guide to all of the you-pick farms near Portland.
Ready for some teamwork? Attend one of these trivia nights at a local bar or restaurant. It is FREE to play, and you might just win a gift card.
Taking the entire family to the movies does not have to be expensive. Go to Jubitz Cinema, Mission Theater and Moreland Theater for $4-6 tickets per person.
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