Whether you’re interested in checking out the arts, culture, culinary delights, or outdoor adventures of a particular destination, Oregon has something for everyone. No matter what time of the year it might be, there is always something to enjoy in this magnificent west coast state. To help you plan your itinerary, here are just a handful of seasonal events you can enjoy on your next trip to Oregon.
Culinary Tour de France: Normandy & Brittany – January
Oregon’s delicious culinary events can be enjoyed which feature fresh farm produce, artisan cheese, wild caught seafood, wine, and microbrews.
Annual North American Truffle Dog Championship – January
Watch various breeds of dogs compete for a spot in the final round of competition in this unique event. A portion of the proceeds are donated to the Chehalam Cultural Center and the Food for Lane County.
Mt. Angel Wurstfest – February
If you’re planning to visit in February and are staying at one of the many quaint motels in Medford Oregon, consider celebrating Mount Angel’s German Heritage at Wurstfest, which features some of the best homemade German sausages and local German beers that you’ll ever come across. Enjoy amazing food, dancing, live German music, games, and live demonstrations.
POWFest – March
POWFest offers a space where women can test out their skills as media makers. This is done by putting strong, female-directed movies on screen, which leads to the next generation of women filmmakers. Festival events showcase the work of top women directors today, and honoring the pioneers and offering recognition for the next generation of leading female filmmakers.
Annual Yachats Music Festival – July
For nearly four decades, Yachats has hosted the well-renowned and internationally acclaimed artists of FOUR SEASONS. This amazing music festival involves three days of cameo performances by various classical artists.
Durkee Steak Feed – August
Eastern Oregon is known for its cattle, and celebrating this region’s ranching heritage can be done in August at the Durkee Steak Feed. The Durkee Steak Feed has been taking place for more than half a century. This yearly celebration takes place at the Quail Ridge Golf Course in Baker City where over 1,000 visitors come to take part in the ranching heritage and enjoy a wonderful steak dinner.
There’s absolutely no shortage of things to see and do in Oregon. Start planning your visit today!