Things To Do In Lake Oswego, Oregon

Since 1924, Lake Oswego’s motto has been “Live Where You Play” and residents of all ages keep this motto alive by enjoying the many activities available for varied interests. This extraordinary Portland suburb offers an award-winning parks system, celebrated library, bountiful cultural activities and more. Whether you’re new to town or a longtime resident, every week you’ll find a wide range of classes, activities or events to enjoy.

Farmers Market Scene

The region’s finest produce, meats, cheeses, artisan products, homemade food and more is showcased every season at the Lake Oswego Farmers Market. This open-air, seasonal market is held every Saturday from May through October at Millennium Plaza Park. It also boasts live music and a Kids’ Corner and is a fun-filled social gathering place for everyone.

Events At The Public Library

Lake Oswego Public Library is the highest-rated library in Oregon and offers activities for the whole family. Kids love Storytime held weekly during the summer from July-September and fall from October-December. Teens enjoy specialized programs for grades 7-12, including movie nights, gaming programs and summer reading clubs. The adult population appreciates author talks, educational lectures, reading clubs and musical concerts geared especially for them.



Parks And Recreation Activities

Lake Oswego’s Parks & Recreation Department manages more than 600 acres of developed park property, natural areas and open spaces. This includes year-round recreational opportunities and numerous recreational facilities like the Water Sports Center on the Willamette River, an adult community center for older residents, outdoor swim park, indoor tennis center and 18-hole golf course. Many of the Parks programs offer Lake Oswego activities to help you stay fit and active, and all of them provide opportunities to socialize with fellow residents.

Cultural Activities

For residents with cultural and entertainment interests, you’ll enjoy numerous Lake Oswego activities from the Arts Council, Lakewood Center for the Arts and Lake Theater & Café. Some activities include live theater performances, outdoor sculptures in the Gallery Without Walls, concerts in the park and more. The longest-running and largest community event is the annual Festival of the Arts featuring multiple art exhibits, live music, dance demonstrations and fine art crafts.

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