Family Forest Days

Family Forest Days

Family Forest Days are free summer celebrations for all at Hoyt Arboretum’s Stevens Pavilion.

These events are centered around a unique nature theme, and participants of all ages are invited to learn and connect with nature through play.

Hoyt Arboretum Nature Educators, volunteers, and community partners lead activities, games, crafts, and informational stations, and each event includes a live music performance.

Mark your calendars for 2024!


Learn more about activities, community partners, musicians, and more by clicking on the event listings below. We can’t wait to celebrate with you!

Family Forest Day: Trees Are Homes  July 13, 2024 at 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Family Forest Day: Best Trees Forever!  August 17, 2024 at 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Getting here

This event will take place at Stevens Pavilion across the street from the Hoyt Arboretum Visitor Center at 4000 SW Fairview Blvd. There are 2, all-gender, accessible bathrooms available outside the building. Pay-to-park lots are located on Fairview Blvd adjacent to the Visitor Center. See our Plan Your Visit page for more information about parking.

Pro-tip: Skip the parking lot and take public transit!
Hoyt Arboretum is located in Washington Park and is easily accessed from the Washington Park MAX station by Blue or Red MAX lines. Then, you can take the Free Washington Park Shuttle OR walk up to the Visitor Center.

Request free TriMet Passes to get to Washington Park from Explore Washington Park’s Transit Pass Program.


Family Forest Days are sponsored by International Paper.

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