Calendar of Events

Registrations are required for all Food-Free Fun events. Space is limited and registrations are accepted in the order in which they are received. These are not drop-off events; at least one adult must be present for each group of children, unless otherwise specified. For everyone’s safety and inclusion, please do not bring food or drinks to any Food-Free Fun activities.

*Denotes events run by friends and partners of Food-Free Fun for Everyone. These events cater to the food allergy/gluten-free community, but are not food-free unless stated so.  

May 13-19, 2018 – Food Allergy Awareness Week*

Wear teal during Food Allergy Awareness Week and help us spread the word about this auto-immune disease that affects 1 in 13 children.  We’re asking elementary schools to allow us to read children’s books about food allergies to students. Won’t you join us?  Click here for details and other ideas on how to shine the spotlight on food allergies. You might even will a prize in our drawing!

May 2018 – Whole Foods Event*

This popular annual event is run by our own Joanne Smith with Vancouver Allergy Awareness Network in partnership with Whole Foods. It allows families to taste allergy-friendly foods without purchasing them first. Details coming soon.

August 19-25, 2018 – Camp Blue Spruce*

Camp Blue Spruce is the only overnight summer camp in the country that is free from the top 8 allergens, plus sesame and gluten, so kids with food allergies and restrictions (ages 9-17) can have a worry-free summer camp experience. And, lucky for us, it’s right here in beautiful Oregon! 

October 20, 2018 – Teal Pumpkin Halloween Party

Join us for a food-free afternoon of Halloween themed games and activities, a teal pumpkin decorating competition and a costume contest for the whole family. Click here to see photos from last year’s party!

November 3-4, 2018 – Gluten-Free Food Allergy Fest*

Sponsored by Gluten Free & More magazine and Enjoy Life Foods, the Gluten-Free Food Allergy Fest at the Portland Expo Center showcases gluten-free products and includes cooking demonstrations by world class chefs. (Dairy-free and nut-free products are also included.) We’ll be there, too, with fun food-free activities for kids to do!

December 9, 2018 – Camp Blue Spruce Holiday Party*

Meet new friends, visit with old ones, play some games, make a craft, sing along with us around the campfire, enjoy delicious top 8 allergen and gluten-free s’mores and other treats and be the first to save your bunk for the 2019 Camp Blue Spruce session. 

April, 2019 – Food-Free Easter Egg Hunt

Join the Easter Bunny for our third annual food-free Easter Egg Hunt, with prizes for kids ages 1-12 and activities for the whole family. Details to come. Click here for photos from past events.