Play in the Rain Day

~Information on this page is from the November 14, 2015 Play in the Rain Day. Details for 2016 will be updated here as they become available.~

NOVEMBER 14, 2015 10AM – 3PM

Play in the Rain Day Means Free Family Fun!

Looking for something fun to do with your family on a rainy (or perhaps even sunny) Saturday in November? Visit Mount Pisgah Arboretum for our community’s 8th annual Play in the Rain Day. This free, fun, all-ages family event happens in November each year.

  • Activities include Tree Climbing,  Campfire Cookery,  Nature Exploration / Hikes,  Nature Crafts,
    Backcountry Horse Demos,  Hayrides, Scavenger Hunts,  Smokey Bear
  • Parking FREE courtesy of Lane County Parks

Visitors will discover how fun, easy, and rewarding it is to spend time outdoors in nature—in ALL kinds of weather. More than 2,000 people attended last year. Play in the Rain Day will happen rain or shine, so dress for the weather.

For more information, call Jennifer Steimer at 541-349-5055, ext. 201, or Jenny Laxton at 541-747-1504, or Chris Orsinger at 541-344-8350, or visit

The Youth in Nature Partnership is a collaboration of non-profit and governmental organizations committed to increasing opportunities for youth to spend time in nature. Its members include the Bureau of Land Management, the City of Eugene, Friends of Buford Park & Mt. Pisgah, Nearby Nature, Northwest Youth Corps, Mount Pisgah Arboretum, Willamalane Park and Recreation District, the United States Forest Service, and Willamette Resources & Educational Network (WREN). From nature education to service learning to just plain fun – each member organization values the wonder of nature and the ways it inspires children.