Winter Wonderland at Portland International Raceway

Portland International Raceway 1940 N. Victory Blvd., Portland, OR, United States

See the Winter Wonderland drive-through light show at Portland International Raceway, 1940 N. Victory Blvd., Nov. 24-Dec. 31. Hours are 5 to 10 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, 4:30 to 11 p.m. Fridays through Sundays. The light show is open from 4:30 to 11 p.m. Dec. 15-25, Christmas Day. Recognized as the largest holiday light show […]

$32 – $85

Battle Ground Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration

Battle Ground Community Center 912 E Main St, Battle Ground, WA, United States

Battle Ground will host a Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 1 at the Battle Ground Community Center. The free event will include a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus, escorted by Fire District 3 Engine and the Battle Ground Police Department. After the tree is lit, the celebration will move into the […]

free

First Friday Open Mic Music Night in Amboy

North Clark Historical Museum 21416 N.E. 399th St., Amboy, WA, United States

Attend the First Friday Open Mic Music Night at North Clark Historical Museum, 21416 N.E. 399th St., Amboy, in the renovated 1910 United Brethren Church, from 6 to 9 p.m. Dec. 1. This popular open mic night has been hosted local singer Wayne Hoffman for 22 years. Admission is free and open to everyone but […]

free
Event Series Christmas Train

Christmas Train

Chelatchie Prairie Railroad 207 Railroad Ave., Yacolt, WA, United States

Visit Santa aboard the Chelatchie Prairie Railroad's Christmas Special Trains, weekend excursions featuring three diesel runs each Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 25 through Dec. 10. The 1941, ALCO S2 departs at 9:30 a.m., noon, and 2:30 pm. each day from the station in Yacolt. See views of the Lewis River atop a hill-side vantage point […]

$16 – $22

Ridgefield Winter Market

Ridgefield Church of the Nazarene 747 Pioneer Street, Ridgefield, WA, United States

The second annual Ridgefield Winter Market is 5 to 8 p.m. Dec. 1 and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 2 with vendors, food carts, a photo booth, raffles and Christmas shopping at Ridgefield Church of the Nazarene, 747 Pioneer St., Ridgefield.

free

Holiday Market at Cascade Inn

Cascade Inn Assisted Living 11613 SE 7th St, Vancouver, United States

Cascade Inn, 11613 S.E. Seventh St., Vancouver, is hosting a holiday market from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 2 featuring artisan and food vendors.

free

Leach Botanical Gardens Winterfest and Wreath Sale

Leach Botanical Garden 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave., Portland, OR, United States

Pick out your holiday wreath and enjoy hot beverages and activities in the winter garden at Leach Botanical Gardens, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave., Portland, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 2. Choose from a huge variety of wreaths ($40 to $50),  either traditionally or botanically decorated. Keep an eye out for woodland animal shapes […]

$5

North Clark Historical Museum Garage and Craft Sale

North Clark Historical Museum 21416 N.E. 399th St., Amboy, WA, United States

North Clark Historical Museum, 21416 N.E. 399 St., Amboy, will host a garage and craft sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 2 in the Wise Shop near the museum. Find kitchen wares, household items, home décor, craft and sewing items, Christmas decorations, a refrigerator, a range and hood, small roll-top desk and a […]

Columbia Gorge Model Railroad Club Holiday Open House

Columbia Gorge Model Railroad Club House 2505 N. Vancouver Ave., Portland, OR, United States

The Columbia Gorge Model Railroad Club is celebrating 76 years of model railroading with its annual Holiday Open House shows from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 11-12, 18-19, 25-26 and Dec. 2-3 at 2505 N. Vancouver Ave., Portland. The show is a holiday tradition for local families. Ticket prices are $12 for adults age […]

$12

Gather Arts Studio Christmas Open House

Gather Arts Studio Shop 16523 N.E. 170th Ave., Brush Prairie, WA, United States

Gather Arts Studio, 16523 N.E. 170th Ave., Brush Prairie, is hosting a Christmas Open House from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Dec. 2 and 3. Browse the wares of 20 makers with many gifts under $10. Enjoy treats and snacks, enter the gift basket raffle, get permanent jewelry or buy a kid's cookie kit. Sign […]

free

Oregon Rail Heritage Center Holiday Express

Oregon Rail Heritage Center 2250 S.E. Water Ave., Portland, OR, United States

The Oregon Rail Heritage Center is offering Holiday Express train rides along the Willamette River with Santa Claus as a guest. Trains, pulled by the Polson No. 2 steam locomotive, run every 90 minutes from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, Nov. 24 through Dec. 17. Visit www.orhf.org/train-rides/holiday-express for tickets and […]

$25 – $99

Prairie High School Winter Carnival

Prairie High School 11311 N.E. 119th St., Vancouver, WA, United States

The Prairie High School Winter Carnival is a free event from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 2. The community is invited to eat free pancakes, drink hot chocolate, play carnival games, get pictures with Santa and pick out a free toy from Santa's Workshop (or kids can pick out gifts for parents in the […]

free

Christmas at the Barn Museum

Troutdale Historical Society Barn Exhibit Hall 732 E. Historic Columbia River Highway, Troutdale, OR, United States

Meet Santa and Mrs. Claus and enjoy cookies and cider from noon to 3 p.m. Dec. 2 at the Troutdale Historical Society Barn Exhibit Hall, 732 E. Historic Columbia River Highway, Troutdale, Ore. For more details, call 510-661-2164 or email troutdalehistory@gmail.com.

free

Full Circle Collective Grand Opening Pop-Up Market

Full Circle Collective 300 E 13th St #102, Vancouver, United States

Full Circle Collective, 300 E. 13th St. #102, will host a pop-up market from noon to 4 p.m. Dec. 2 to celebrate its new location in downtown Vancouver. Vendors will offer botox, IVs, B12, D3, immunity, skinny shots, tooth gems, permanent jewelry, baked goods, candles, handcrafted jewelry and makeup. Drinks and appetizers will be provided. Attendees […]

“Circle of Life” Chum Salmon Celebration

Wood's Landing 3412 SE Riverwood Court, Vancouver, WA, United States +1 more

Columbia Springs is hosting the Circle of Life Chum Salmon Celebration from 2 to 4 p.m. Dec. 2 at Wood's Landing, S.E. Riverwood Lane, Vancouver. The gathering celebrates the return of the spawning chum salmon. Park and meet in the Columbia Springs parking lot at 2 p.m. to walk as a group to the salmon […]

free

Yacolt Christmas Tree Lighting

Yacolt Library and Town Square 105 E. Yacolt Rd., Yacolt, United States

Yacolt is hosting a tree-lighting celebration from 2 to 6 p.m. Dec. 2. Stop by the library, 105 E. Yacolt Rd., Yacolt, to decorate paper cutout gingerbread ornaments and take a hot chocolate goody bag with you to enjoy at home. Visit the outdoor market beginning a 4 p.m. and stay for the annual Christmas […]

free
Event Series Zoo Lights

Zoo Lights

Oregon Zoo 4001 S.W. Canyon Road, Portland, OR, United States

Zoo Lights is the Oregon Zoo's annual nighttime display of millions of dazzling lights, open from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Nov. 19 through Jan. 7. Purchase Zoo Lights Any Night tickets, available at oregonzoo.org/lights, which can be bought in advance and used spontaneously for any night and time throughout the season. Adult tickets range from […]

$12 – $26

Winter Wonderland at Portland International Raceway

Portland International Raceway 1940 N. Victory Blvd., Portland, OR, United States

See the Winter Wonderland drive-through light show at Portland International Raceway, 1940 N. Victory Blvd., Nov. 24-Dec. 31. Hours are 5 to 10 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, 4:30 to 11 p.m. Fridays through Sundays. The light show is open from 4:30 to 11 p.m. Dec. 15-25, Christmas Day. Recognized as the largest holiday light show […]

$32 – $85

Candy Cane Lane

Candy Cane Lane N. 34th Court, Ridgefield, WA, United States

Candy Cane Lane on North 34th Court in Ridgefield is a free, family-friendly event to celebrate the holiday season with cookies, candy canes and caroling from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Dec. 2. The Bella Noche neighborhood will be closed to vehicle traffic for guests to safely walk and enjoy the festivities and light displays. Santa […]

free, donations welcome
Event Series Christmas Train

Christmas Train

Chelatchie Prairie Railroad 207 Railroad Ave., Yacolt, WA, United States

Visit Santa aboard the Chelatchie Prairie Railroad's Christmas Special Trains, weekend excursions featuring three diesel runs each Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 25 through Dec. 10. The 1941, ALCO S2 departs at 9:30 a.m., noon, and 2:30 pm. each day from the station in Yacolt. See views of the Lewis River atop a hill-side vantage point […]

$16 – $22