It’s a wonderful time of year to celebrate and enjoy all sorts of community traditions and festivities with your family! Here’s a list of some of the best local Christmas events this year:
Join the big guy himself for a delicious breakfast at Oregon Zoo, making a special appearance all the way from the North Pole! The zoo's chefs are going all-out to create an amazing buffet for you and your little ones. In addition to a great breakfast, animal visitors, and craft activities, you can get a souvenir photo and meet and greet with Santa!
Event Dates: December 14 and 21
Tour the richly appointed historic Victorian Belle aglow with 20-plus uniquely decorated Christmas trees and elaborate decorations. View rooms filled with period antiques and vintage heirlooms with majestic themes. This is truly a treat for all ages.
Event Date : December 8 - 28
This year’s Pittock Mansion Christmas will highlight books from children's classics to modern-day mysteries. The mansion will be transformed into a storybook setting. It will also be hosting a book drive in collaboration with Community for Action to raise money for Head Start children.
Event Dates: November 25 to December 8
Event Dates: December 5-22
The entry fee includes one picture with the Cinnamon Bear for each child and light snack buffet.
Event Dates: Various days and times from November 30 to December 27
The Christmas Ships will be parading 15 nights down the Willamette and Columbia Rivers from December 5 to 22. If you have never seen the parade before, it is quite a spectacular scene! Make sure you plan to get to a viewing location that works best for you.
Event Dates: December 5 to 22
Event Dates: November 22 to December 1
For even more ideas, visit our complete listing of Christmas Events on ChatterBlock.
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