Take Dad on a Portland Adventure
We all know the cliche barbecue in the backyard for Father’s Day weekend. Grilling for the whole family isn’t always what dad wants to do. Instead, ditch the obligation and start a new tradition. Portland has numerous free Father’s Day activities. It is all about spending quality time with your dad.
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Make new memories that will last a lifetime with these free Father’s Day weekend adventures:
Go on a Brewery Tour
Ten of Portland’s best breweries offer free tours and samples. Nothing like spending some quality time with your dad at a hype spot drinking a refreshing brew. See a full list of participating breweries.
Does your Dad have a project he needs help finishing? Work on it together. Before heading to the hardware store for tools, check out these free tool libraries in your neighborhood.
Get Active at an Urban Park
The Gorge is sure to be overrun during Father’s Day weekend. Instead of escaping the city, explore it at a Portland urban park. Play catch in a meadow at Kelley Point Park or go biking at Powell Butte Nature Park.
Take a Cooking Class
Learn how to make a new meal together that you can share with the whole family. Basics Market, and other local markets, have daily and weekly food and technique classes and demonstrations available for free. Find a class.
Pick Some Berries
Get your hands dirty at a local you-pick farm. Strawberries are ripe and fresh for the picking at you-pick farms on Sauvie Island. The drive out to the island is truly a breath of fresh air you and your dad are sure to enjoy.
Get Fresh at a Farmers Market
Portland farmers markets are so much more than produce. Live music, homemade goods and fun activities are plentiful. Plus this is a great way to explore a new neighborhood. Farmers markets are bountiful throughout the city on Saturday and Sunday. Find one you want to check out.
Team Up at Trivia Night
This is a great activity for just you and Dad, or the whole family (even the dog). It it totally free to play and you might go home with a gift card! There are numerous free trivia nights in Portland. Choose a night at a local restaurant.
Want even more fun and free activities? Here are the top ten free things to do in Portland.
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