COVID-19 in Portland: What's Open?

Learn the status of Portland attractions reopening amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Multnomah County, where Portland is located, entered Phase 1 reopening on June 19, 2020, and some Portland attractions are beginning to reopen to the public.

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Travel Portland is maintaining this list of major attractions and their reopening dates and statuses. For the latest information about a specific business, please contact them directly.

In general, attractions not listed here have not yet announced their reopening plans. We will regularly update this page with additional attractions as we receive their reopening details, so be sure to check back for new information.

If you represent an attraction that should be listed or updated, please email

Know Before You Go

We’re doing our best to share the most current information, but some businesses might experience unexpected interruptions. Please be sure to always check with the attractions before visiting by going to their website or by calling them directly to get the latest information.

The Grotto

rows of benches face a rock wall and tunnel surrounded by moss, trees
The Grotto offers many lush and peaceful spots for spiritual meditation.
Credit: Kaleb Nyquist via Flickr

The Grotto reopened on June 12 with temporary hours of operation and limited capacity in some spaces.

Leach Botanical Garden

Leach Botanical Garden is open. However, the restrooms, gift shop, and manor house are closed until further notice.

Oregon Historical Society

a museum exhibit featuring a wooden canoe
“Experience Oregon” is a 7,000-square-foot permanent exhibit at Oregon Historical Society, reflecting the people, places and events that shaped the land that is now known as Oregon.
Credit: Oregon Historical Society

The Oregon Historical Society will reopen on July 11. Public museum hours will be limited and the Research Library remains closed for renovations.

Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI)

an aerial view of the glass-walled entrance of OMSI with a view of the Willamette River and downtown Portland behind
An aerial view of OMSI.

Popular family destination OMSI reopened June 20 in a limited capacity: Only the Body Worlds exhibit and USS Bl\ueback submarine are open to visitors for now.

Portland Art Museum

a display of native american art at portland art museum
Explore the Portland Art Museum’s collection of Native American art in the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde Center for Native American Art.
Credit: Catalina Gaitan

The Portland Art Museum, will reopen on July 16 and welcome a limited number of visitors at a time, Thur.–Sun.. Please expect timed ticket entry and only some galleries to be open. More galleries will reopen as conditions allow. The Whitsell Auditorium will reopen on a separate timeline.

Portland Farmers Market

person buying fresh produce from a farmers market vendor
Portland Farmers Market at Portland State University is open Saturdays year round in downtown Portland.
Credit: Aubrie LeGault

All five Portland Farmers Market locations are now open, with special safety procedures in place.

Portland Japanese Garden

A gardener attends to a tree within Portland Japanese Garden
A gardener tends to a tree at the Portland Japanese Garden.

The Portland Japanese Garden reopened on June 11 with timed entry and other new procedures.

Portland Saturday Market

hanging teacups and saucers on display for sale
Portland Saturday Market features hundreds of different local makers and creatives.
Credit: Jamie Francis

The Portland Saturday Market reopened on Saturdays only starting June 20.

Portland Spirit

a boat cruises under the lit up Tilikum Bridge with a view of downtown Portland at twilight behind
The Portland Spirit cruises under Tilikum Crossing near downtown Portland.

Willamette River cruises aboard the Portland Spirit resumed June 20.

Washington Park

people visiting a blooming Rose Garden in Washington Park
The Rose Garden in Washington Park.

Washington Park, which is home to several major attractions, is open, but the individual attractions each have their own reopening plans, which are listed separately on this page as they are finalized.

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