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Whether you're a Oregon local, a frequent visitor or a first-time tourist; here are just a few of the events going on across Oregon. Enjoy your stay!
Metro Portland Events
Get your "License to Taste" passport and visit a variety of different wineries, such as the Plum Hill Vineyard, to enjoy wine tastings and the special dog friendly activities at each location. The fun begins at 11 a.m.
5th Annual Pacific Rim Festival
Experience the culture of the Pacific Rim in this festival at SakeOne with music, food, performances, and sake. There are also events for the kiddos to enjoy. It all starts at 11 a.m.
Paws in the Grove Doggie Dash
Come on down to Lincoln Park in Forest Grove for this 1 or 2 mile doggie dash that is fun for the entire family. It all starts at 9:30 a.m.
Forest Grove Uncorked: A Wine, Microbrew, and Food Experience
It's okay to dance in the street during this event. Wander down Main Street Forest Grove and experience the end products of the many wineries, microbreweries, and restaurants in the area. The festivities begin at 4 p.m.
Brats and Brewfest This 21 and over event is a chance for home brewers to gather and show off their work, and for you to enjoy it. Head on down to the Forest Grove Community Center at 11 a.m.
Lions Club Run/Walk for Sight 5k/2.5k
An event for everyone starting outside the Pacific University's College of Optometry. Join in on the 10k or 5k race or let your toddler participate in the Tot Trot. Walkers start at 9 a.m. and runners start at 9:15 a.m.
Annual Corn Roast- Celebrating Forest Grove Celebrate Forest Grove with live music, fun activities, and corn! It all happens on the Pacific University campus starting at 1 p.m.
Another amazing event put on by McMenamins Grand Lodge with great music, food, and drinks. Live music starts at 1 p.m.
Sidewalk Chalk Art Fest.
Show off your sidewalk chalk art skills in Downtown Forest Grove. The art begins at 8 a.m.
Adult Halloween Dance and Costume Contest
Ghouls and goblins welcome at this 21 and over event hosted at McMenamins Grand Lodge. Ghoulish delights begin at 7 p.m.
Trick or Treating at the Grand Lodge
Mummies, Werewolves, Vampires, and Witches are all welcome for trick-or-treating at the McMenamins Grand Lodge on Halloween. It all starts at 4:30 p.m.
Holiday Tree Lighting, Caroling and Santa
Head to the Forest Grove Chamber of Commerce for the Tree lighting ceremony, caroling, and holiday festivities. It all starts at 6 p.m.
Holiday Light Parade
Downtown Forest Grove will be filled with twinkling lights this night as floats lit up with Christmas lights travel through town. The fun starts at 5 p.m.
New Year's Eve Bash
Dance yourself into the New Year at McMenamins Grand Lodge. Enjoy good music, good food, and good spirits. The music starts at 8 p.m.
Columbia River Gorge Events
Hood River County Fair The Hood River County Fairgrounds fill with midway games and rides, entertainment, animal shows and competitions, and, of course, great food! Gates open at noon.
Cross Channel Swim Join this challenge of swimming a 1.1 mile section of the great Columbia River. Swimmers gather at the Visitor Center at 5:30 a.m.
Hood River Hops Fest Downtown Hood River fills with people from all over the country in town just to taste the fresh brews from 42 regional breweries. It begins at noon.
Hood River Harvestfest Experience a classic harvest festival on the Hood River Waterfront filled with pumpkins, art, local produce, and wine and beer tastings. Event times vary per day.
Hood River Holidays Kick-Off Start off your holidays in Downtown Hood River with easy shopping, a parade, and a tree lighting celebration. The festivities begin at 5 p.m.
Interstate 5 Corridor Events
Rolf Prima Tri at the Grove This USATriathlon sanctioned race takes place at the Cottage Grove Lake. Start times vary for Olympic and Sprint distances.
Cycle the Lakes Join in on this fun and active event starting in Bohemia Park with three different lengths to choose, 32, 67, or 102 miles. Starts times and routes vary based upon length.
Eastern Oregon Events
Malheur County Fair Head out to the Malheur County Fairgrounds in Ontario for great quilt and agricultural exhibits along with traditional carnival rides and games.
Umatilla County Fair The Umatilla County Fairgrounds fill with live entertainment, 4-H Displays, rides, and great fair food for this annual tradition. Event times vary.
Farm City Pro Rodeo Four days packed with all the great rodeo activities you could think of, mutton bustin', saddle bronc riding, barrel racing, and bull riding. Event times vary.
Payette County Fair & Rodeo Games, live entertainment, contests, demonstrations, and exhibits fill the Payette County Fairgrounds in New Plymouth, Idaho. Event times vary.
Pendleton Round-Up This rodeo at the Pendleton Round-Up Stadium is full of events for everyone to enjoy and experience. Times vary per event.
Kris Kringle Golf Tournament Head out to the Country View Golf Course for a great day of golf. It starts at noon.
Oregon Cascades Events
Cascade Lakes Relay Come on out and support these amazing athletes as they run/walk along a beautiful course through Southern and Central Oregon. Start times are staggered.
Southern Oregon Events
Free Kids Day
Hit up the Crater Rock Museum and let the kids play in the dirt, but this time it's for education purposes! They will learn about fossils, geodes, and even dinosaurs. The museum opens at 10 a.m.
Curry County Fair Come on out to The Event Center on the Beach in Gold Beach for this fun fair that takes place right next to the ocean. There will be midway games and rides, fair food, and great entertainment. Gates open at 10 a.m
Mark Eliot Jacobs & Trombone Spend an evening at the Eden Valley Winery in Medford and enjoy a live performance by this spectacular composer. The music begins at 7:30 p.m.
3rd Annual Golf Tournament Head out to the Shield Crest Golf Course in Klamath Falls for a day of fun in the sun. Tee time is 9 a.m.
Oregon Coast Events
Second Saturday Art Walk
On the 2nd Saturday of each month Downtown businesses stay open late providing refreshments and entertainment while displaying unique works of art. You can tell the special venues open for the event with the colorful pinwheels. It starts at 5 p.m.
May 11 - October 12, 2014
Astoria Sunday Market Season Opens Get ready for the Sunday Market in Downtown Astoria which features local artists performing. Sundays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Canoe Program Begins Canoe along the Lewis and Clark River with the Forest Ranger starting off in the Lewis and Clark National Historical Park. Times vary.
Shanghaied in Astoria The annual theater sensation that grips Astoria. The box office opens at 6:30 p.m.
Clatsop County Fair Everything you love about a county fair at the Clatsop County Fairgrounds, cotton candy, rides, and games.
Astoria Regatta Fest Join the locals as they celebrate the oldest American city west of the Rockies, Astoria.
The Saltmakers Return to Seaside Living History Head on down to the beach at Seaside and watch the Historical Interpreters make salt from the seawater.
Hood to Coast This 199-mile relay starts at the Timberline Lodge and goes all the way to Seaside. The relay starts at 6:30 p.m.
Civil War Reenactment The largest Civil War reenactment in the Northwest containing full scale cavalry, infantry, and artillery. It all starts at 10 a.m.
Surf City Classic Car Show Lincoln city fills with beautiful classic cars from many different time periods along with food, music, and fun for everyone. Event times vary.
Victorian Games At Flavel House Get away from the electronics for the afternoon and enjoy old-fashioned games outside. It starts at 11 a.m.
Commercial Fishermen's Fest The event where fishermen from everywhere come to Hammond Marina to mingle. Times vary.
Shanghaied Costume Ball Listen to live music and watch the crowning of Miss Vivian and Virginia. It starts at 8 p.m.
PAC NW Brew Cup Live music and fresh beer on tap during this festival. Times vary.
5th Annual South Slough Scramble, Hometown Tourism Day and National Public Lands Day A fun day for everyone out-of-doors just south of Fort Clatsop.
October 17-19, 2014
October 24-25, 2014
Fall Production Visit the Astor Street Opry Company to view their Fall production. It is a 7 p.m. curtain.
Home Tour- Assistance League Tour select homes through Astoria and enjoy fine food from select vendors.
Great Columbia Crossing Experience the thrill of crossing the Astoria Megler Bridge on foot. Register for times.
Astoria International Film Fest View, discuss, and learn more about independent films at the Liberty Theater. Times vary.
Talking Tombstones Have a graveside chat with citizens that have passed into the beyond in the Astoria graveyard. The gathering begins at 1 p.m.
Trick or Treat and Monster Bash Explore Downtown Astoria and then enjoy music and food in the Recreation Center.
Finders Keepers Glass Floats Each year from October to Memorial Day artists hide glass floats along a stretch of public beach in Lincoln City for people to find and keep.
Downtown Astoria Sparkles Holiday Kickoff Kickoff the holiday season with flair in Downtown Astoria. Event times vary.
Starving Artist Fair Support local artists as they display their work in the Astoria Recreation Center. Times vary.
Nutcracker The classic Christmas ballet is performed at the Astoria High School. Times vary per performance.
Plum Pudding and Tea Enjoy a nice cup of tea and the traditional dessert at the Flavel House. Daily at 1 p.m.
Old Fashioned Christmas Enjoy festive music, games, and stories by Old St. Nick at the Flavel House. The festivities start at 6 p.m.
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