There is no doubt that the summer season is not a vacation for most of us. Between our work schedules, the kids sports practice and summer learning programs...our calendars quickly fill up. However, having a selection of activities up your sleeve for your next free weekend might be just the thing you need to keep the kiddos content or for planning your next date night! For these reasons and more, we are happy to introduce 10 Summer Fun Events in Oregon City to help with your planning. Just click on the title of each one for more details and their websites!
Latin Music on the Water with Vive NW and eNRG Kayaking
1701 Clackamette Drive, Oregon City, OR 97045
Saturday, July 10th, 5:30pm-8:30pm
If you are a fan of water fun and latin music then this event is for you! Join Vive NW and eNRG Kayaking for a socially-distanced float down the Willamette River as you jam out to the latest Latin beats from DJ Blas. This family fun event (12+ years and older) is one that you won’t want to miss! Tickets are available for purchase for $45 per person but make sure to reserve your spot before July 10th!
Saturday, July 17
Are you a Harry Potter fan? Have you read all the books and know them inside and out? Then you must know that Harry Potter’s Birthday is just around the corner! Celebrate the fiction series by participating in Oregon City Public Library Harry Potter Teen Trivia! Test your knowledge of the Harry Potter world by signing up on their website!
The Oregon City Festival of the Arts
1726 Washington Street, Oregon City, OR 97045
August 14-15th, 10am-5pm
Join the Three Rivers Artist Guild for their annual Oregon City Festival of the Arts. This event is to help promote and empower visual and performing arts, through the celebration of Oregon City’s heritage community, tourism, food and beverage vendors. This free event welcome everyone of all ages and is completely free to the public.
McLean House Afternoon Tea in the Garden
McLean House 5350 River St, West Linn, OR 97068
Sunday, August 22nd, 12:30pm-4pm
Calling all history lovers! The historical society of Oregon City’s McLean House would like to invite you to Afternoon Tea located in the gardens of this beautiful and historical landmark. Bring your sketchbook, musical instrument, painting set or games to enjoy your leisure hobby while you enjoy an array of delicate treats and scrumptious spreads provided by the McLean House. All ages are welcome! Make sure to reserve your spot by purchasing your ticket on their Eventbrite page.
Mindfulness Monday: Guided Meditations with Sage
Each Monday, 5:00pm-5:30pm
If you are looking for a while to relieve stress, control anxiety and support your own emotional health, tune in for Mindfulness Monday: Guided Meditations with Sage, offered by Oregon City Public Library. This guided meditation will help you start your week off right. This event is suitable for all ages and video will be posted on Oregon City Public Library’s Facebook page and Youtube channel.
Each Friday, 7:00pm-7:30pm
Test your knowledge and skills of all things trivia. Gather your family and friends on Friday night for an evening filled with fun and laughter as you challenge each other. This weekly event is great for adults and teens. To play just visit the Oregon City Public Library website to sign up!
Located at the corner of Beavercreek and Kaen Roads at the Clackamas County Red Soils campus
Each Saturday through October 30th, 9am-2pm
Celebrate local vendors, farmers, entrepreneurs and business owners by exploring Oregon City’s Farmers Market. This Saturday event offers a lovely variety of vendors that will satisfy your taste buds, entice your senses and spark your creativity! This is a weekly event fit for the entire family and requires no entrance fee.
3rd Wednesday of each month, 11am-12pm
If you are a music fan then this unique and fun event is for you! Join King Loving Friends for this Summer virtual concert series as they perform music covers and spectacular originals for the enjoyment of all age groups! Each concert will be posted on the Oregon City Public Library Youtube Channel!
Club Everyone, Me and U for Moms Night Out
Oregon City, OR 97045
Meets on the first Thursday of each Month at 7pm.
For all Mom you need a night out. Join the Club Everyone, Me, and U for Mom’s Night Out to gather for a good meal, conversation and support. Locations for this event change each month so make sure to follow their Eventbrite page to secure your spot for the month!
June - August 31st
Sign up for the Library’s 2021 Summer Reading Program! This event welcomes readers of all ages to participate. Sign up online at orcity.beanstack.org and select which challenge you would like to conquer this summer and win fun prizes along the way!
Oregon City strives to provide our community with a variety of activities and events for all age groups! To stay updated on the latest events and future seasonal festivities follow Discover Oregon City and Oregon City on social media!