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  • Writer's picturePhil Evans

Fall in Love with Portland This Autumn with These Fun Activities

Leaves cascade in colors, and Halloween haunts approach—fall has arrived in Portland! This magical season offers a variety of options to spend time with loved ones. Satisfy your harvest hunger at corn mazes and regattas of racing pumpkin boats. Or maybe you crave a fright—our haunted tours and oddities bazaars promise goosebumps. However you fill your autumn, Portland's mix of cozy joy and spooky thrill creates memories to last.

Let this be a fall to focus on gratitude and rediscover your community.

Fall in the City

One of the most unique fall Festivals in Oregon.

Spirit of Halloweentown takes place in the real city of St. Helens, Oregon. You can come walk around any weekday or weekend as the city celebrates its haunted history and movie locations from Halloweentown and Twilight with fun attractions and family activities. The courthouse plaza is home of the big pumpkin in our city, which they light on the first Saturday of October following the Big Halloween Parade and it stays lit for the month.

This expo showcases hand-selected vendors, dealers, artists and small businesses with all things weird. You'll find items such as: taxidermy, preserved specimens, original artwork, horror/halloween inspired pieces, antiques, handcrafted oddities, creepy clothing, odd jewelry, animal skulls/bones, funeral collectibles & much more. We truly have something weird for everyone at our shows. All items you see at our shows are legal to own and sustainably sourced.

Halloween pumpkin decoration

Lee Farms 2023 Fall Harvest Festival And Pumpkin Patch - Sept 23-Oct 29 (Tuesday-Saturday 9AM-6PM & Sunday 9AM-5PM)

Lee Farms is 7 generations of family farming that is rooted deep in the Central Coast of Oregon.

Plumper Farm Fall Festival 2023 - Open to the public every Wednesday-Sunday from September 16th to October 29th, 9:00am-5:30pm

Fun family activities, animal viewing, hayrides, mazes, cannons, delicious treats, and more!

pumpkin farm

Hoffman Farm - Fall at Hoffman Farms Store began on September 20 and the pumpkin and corn fields close daily at 4:30pm

Located just outside of Beaverton, Oregon, approximately 7 miles off of highway 217 and just beyond the Urban Growth Boundary. It features an authentic pumpkin patch (pick your pumpkin directly out of the field!) and over 20 varieties of pumpkins for you to choose from!

The Corn Maize of Sauvie Island – Sept 2 to Oct 31

The MAiZE is celebrating our 25th anniversary at The Pumpkin Patch on Sauvie Island.

corn maze

Fir Point Farm – Sept 30 to Oct 28

Their 2023 Harvest Festival Activity Sheet includes free activities like an animal petting zoo, corn hole toss, and tetherball and ticketed activities like the corn maze, paintball shooting gallery, and hay wagon rides.

Topaz Farm – Open until Oct 29

For 2023, farm admission on Saturdays and Sundays is $10 per person ages 2+ with advance purchase, with entry periods every half hour. For the same price as a movie ticket, create some great memories, have fun and stay for hours!

Pumpkin farm

Roloff Farms - Open Friday, Saturday & Sunday October 1st thru October 29th

Roloff Farms started as a small fixer-upper on 34 acres of possibilities. The beaten-up old farmhouse, broken-down barn, and overgrown peach orchard have grown and transformed into an over 100-acre 'agritainment' extravaganza. Over the years, the original structures and equally fanciful new ones have become favorite tourist attractions for the many people who visit the farm during Pumpkin Season when it is open to the public every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday in October.

Mexican culture emphasizes the commonality of all people. The Day of the Dead (Día de Muertos) reflects the Mexican belief that we are not truly dead until we are no longer remembered by someone who is still alive. Check out the calendar of events and discover artwork installations, ofrendas, and a few very special events.

Dia de los Muertos

Whether you're new to Portland or a longtime local, we hope our fall bucket list inspires you to embrace the magic of the season. And if you find yourself ready to set down roots here among the brilliant leaves and lively community, we can help. At Timber&Rose Realty we know the ins and outs of Portland neighborhoods and homes. Contact us and we'll gladly set up a meeting!


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