2018 Portland area Holiday Activity Guide. Fun for the entire family! Storybooklane, Train rides, Christmas ships, Colorful lights, 300 Tuba Concert on the Square and much more. Info here!

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« Saturday December 08, 2018 »
Start: 10:00 am
End: 4:00 pm

Visit With Santa!

When: Sat, Dec 08, 2018 10AM-4PM
Where: Gresham History Museum
410 North Main Street
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Photos with Santa schedule:

  • Nov. 24 10:00 am 4:00 pm
  • Dec. 1 10:00 am 4:00 pm
  • Dec. 8 10:00 am 4:00 pm
  • Dec. 15 10:00 am 4:00 pm
  • Dec. 16 Noon 4:00 pm

Free crafts while you wait.Pricing:

  • $15 for 4x6 photo
  • $10 for digital file
  • $20 for both

Museum members get 10% off.All proceeds benefit the Gresham Historical Society.For more information about this event, contact Evan Smiley at 503-667-0347 or

Start: 12:00 pm
End: 5:00 pm

Travel Back in Time

When: Sat, Dec 08, 2018 12PM-5PM
Where: Zimmerman House
17111 NE Sandy Blvd.
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Volunteers are decorating the 1874 Historic Zimmerman House to celebrate the holiday season, and well have every room decorated for you.The house was home to three generations of the Zimmerman Family. Their furnishings and personal articles remain in this two-story Victorian home, with ten rooms open to the public.This year there will be a mix of holiday decorations brought in to add sparkle to the house and blended with a variety of Zimmerman family memorabilia from china to postcards to fashions to quilts.Tours will be on the following Fridays and Saturdays from noon to 5:00 pm:

  • Nov. 30 and Dec. 1
  • Dec. 7 and 8
  • Dec. 14 and 15

Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors/teens and free for children under 13 and East County Historical Organization (ECHO) members. Parking is free, but space is limited, so please carpool or take TriMet bus line 21-Sandy Blvd/223rd.For more information please email, call 503-618-0946 or visit

Start: 1:30 pm
End: 3:00 pm

Wow! Hear 300 Tubas!

When: Sat Dec 08, 2018 1:30PM-3PM
Where: Pioneer Courthouse Square
701 SW 6th Ave
Downtown Portland
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Downtown will pulse with the melodic sounds of big brass as nearly 300 tubas play in unison for the 28th Annual Tuba Christmas Concert in the heart of downtown. This seasonal performance is FREE for the Register now to play in Tuba Christmas! Click HERE to register.
For more information on Tuba Christmas, visit

Start: 8:00 pm
End: 11:59 pm

Let's Hoop It Up!

When: Sat, Dec 08, 2018 8PM-12 am
Where: Friends of the Children
424 NE 172nd Ave.
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Middle school and high school youth can attend free basketball practice, skill building and game play on Friday nights at Friends of the Children at 424 NE 172nd Ave.

  • Open to boys and girls in grades 6-12
  • Learn new skills, make new friends, play basketball.
  • Adult supervision and mentorship provided by the Portland Opportunities Industrialization Center (POIC).
  • Sponsored by the City of Gresham.


  • 8:00 - 10:00 pm for grades 6-8
  • 10:00 pm - 12:00 am for grades 9-12

Registration form For more information, visit our basketball page or contact Coach Michael Magnum at 503-975-2929.

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