What's Happening in the Willamette Valley
This is your guide to festivals, special events and celebrations taking place in Oregon Wine Country. Scroll down to see what’s happening in the Willamette Valley or click on the area of interest below to see a listing of local activities.

Albany area (Linn County)

Corvallis area (Benton County)

Eugene area (Eugene, Cascades & Coast)

Canby, Molalla and Wilsonville area (Mt. Hood Territory)

Newberg area (Yamhill Valley)

Salem area (Marion and Polk Counties)

Upcoming events

Canby First Friday
From January 03, 2014 to December 05, 2014

Join participating merchants in downtown Canby for family-friendly activities, dining, wine and shopping discounts.


111 NW 2nd Ave, Canby

Summer in the City
From July 01, 2014 to September 30, 2014

The 2014 Summer in the City events series has something for everyone through the summer months (and a bit beyond them). Picnic in a scenic park as you enjoy a classic film screening; cycle the bike bridges and grab breakfast with friends; dance to amazing live music; shop, dine and enjoy fine wine; let your creative flair shine at one of many scheduled activities; or sign-up for the annual dodgeball tournament for charity (with vendors, music and food) held in the center of Downtown Eugene! Skate the new WJ Skatepark, compete in outdoor fun in the sun, or relax and explore the planned art exhibits and demonstrations. A bevy of events, films, activities and excitement will be hosted weekly at different locations throughout the city, with each and every one free to partake in. Visit the website for the full calendar of events and activities and celebrate Summer in the City in Eugene!


Downtown Eugene & Surrounding Areas, Willamette & Broadway St, Eugene

Summer Music on the Pond at St Josef's Winery
From July 06, 2014 to August 31, 2014

Great local music in a picturesque setting; a three- tiered, rose covered amphitheater overlooking a 3 acre pond. Join the fun music at one of the ‘Top 10 Secret Spots€™ in Oregon. Events are on Sunday afternoons in July, and August each week features different style of music paired with local foods.


28836 S Barlow Rd, Canby

River's Edge Summer Music Series
From July 11, 2014 to August 29, 2014

Music Series every Friday in July and August at 7:30 p.m. at Riverview Park. Fun for the whole family. Concessions and beer & wine garden open at 6 p.m.


Independence Riverview Park, 50 C St., Independence

Bite and Brew of Salem
From July 25, 2014 to July 27, 2014

A 3-day festival featuring over 15 bands on two outdoor stages and several local eateries, 60+ beers on tap, Willamette Valley wines and endless entertainment for kids of all ages.


Salem's Riverfront Park, 200 Water St. NE, Salem

Live Music with Joni Harms at St Josef's Winery
July 27, 2014

Joni Harms and the Harms Way Band. Rocking-Country Folk Touring in support of her new cod. From Oregon to Ireland. www.joniharms.com. $5 cover.


28836 S Barlow Rd, Canby

Wine & Cheese at Out in the Garden Nursery
July 27, 2014

3rd annual. Spend a summer afternoon with the family in the country under heritage oak trees, among blooming gardens, while sipping wine and tasting local foods. Shop locals vendors Goldin Artisan Cheese, Green Corp Fresh Start, SuDan Farms, Snowline Tree Farm, Schmid Family Farm and sample wine from Hanson Vineyards and Forest Edge Vineyard. Wander through the nursery, pet goats, see how yarn is spun, sniff lavender, learn gardening tips and view the new sculpture in the garden by local Eagle Creek artist Ray Huston from Deezines and garden mirror by artist Darla Lynn. Live music and performance of dancing Mexican horses from Rancho Tres Potrillos. $5 suggested donation per adult.


32483 S Mathias Rd, Molalla

Oregon Jamboree
From August 01, 2014 to August 03, 2014

Two stages, three beer and wine gardens, merchandise and concessions booths, Kids Zone, Camping, Performers include, Tim McGraw, Jake Owen and Miranda Lambert


860 18th Ave, Sweet Home

Tour de Lane Bike Rally
From August 01, 2014 to August 03, 2014

Three day non-competitive bicycle rally open to cyclists of all kinds. Weekend ride options include two supported centuries, local bike industry factory tours, wine tasting and more.


25950 Richardson Park Road, Richardson Park, Fern Ridge Lake, Junction City

Dinners in the Field with Out in the Garden Nursery and Forest Edge Vineyard
August 01, 2014

Field Vine Events has partnered with Oregon Farm Loop to present a unique series of Farm Dinners. Stroll through the farm, glass in hand, guided by tales from the wine and root, then relax into six courses celebrating locally farm-grown produce and wine. $80 per person includes six courses, wine and gratuity. Advance ticket purchase online.


32483 S Mathias Rd., Molalla

Cheeseburger in Paradise Party at St Josef's Winery
August 02, 2014

Parrott Heads Unite! Put on your Hawaiian shirts and change your latitude! The tropical rock band "Island Trio" plays Jimmy Buffet classics and party time rock n roll! Yes, of course - they will have cheeseburgers! (and other grill items). Open all day-live music starts at 6pm. $5 cover


28836 S Barlow Rd, Canby

Dinners in the Field with Beckham Estate Vineyard
August 16, 2014

Field Vine Events has partnered with Oregon Farm Loop to present a unique series of Farm Dinners. Stroll through the farm, glass in hand, guided by tales from the wine and root, then relax into six courses celebrating locally farm-grown produce and wine. $80 per person includes six courses, wine and gratuity. Advance ticket purchase online.


30790 SW Heater Rd, Sherwood

Dinners in the Field with Alpacas at Marquam Hill ranch and AlexEli Vineyard & Winery
August 23, 2014

Field Vine Events has partnered with Oregon Farm Loop to present a unique series of Farm Dinners. Stroll through the farm, glass in hand, guided by tales from the wine and root, then relax into six courses celebrating locally farm-grown produce and wine. $80 per person includes six courses, wine and gratuity. Advance ticket purchase online.


35835 S Hwy 213, Molalla

Dinners in the Field at AlexEli Vineyard & Winery
September 06, 2014

Field Vine Events has partnered with Oregon Farm Loop to present a unique series of Farm Dinners. Stroll through the farm, glass in hand, guided by tales from the wine and root, then relax into six courses celebrating locally farm-grown produce and wine. $80 per person includes six courses, wine and gratuity. Advance ticket purchase online.


35803 S Hwy 213, Molalla

Arriverderci Jazz Picnic at St Josef's Winery
September 07, 2014

St Josef's Winery is teaming up with Arrivederci Jazz Bar Restaurant in Milwaukie for their annual "Jazz Picnic". The event features some of the most talented Jazz artists in the Portland area- playing music on the Patio from 1-4pm followed by music on the pond from 4-7pm. $5 cover


28836 S Barlow Rd, Canby

Dinners in the Field with Terra Vina Wines
September 13, 2014

Field Vine Events has partnered with Oregon Farm Loop to present a unique series of Farm Dinners. Stroll through the farm, glass in hand, guided by tales from the wine and root, then relax into six courses celebrating locally farm-grown produce and wine. $80 per person includes six courses, wine and gratuity. Advance ticket purchase online.


33750 SW Ladd Hill Rd, Wilsonville

St Josef's Grape Stomping Festival
From September 20, 2014 to September 21, 2014

31st annual. The NWs original Grapestomping began as the proprietors, wanted to pass on a little bit of the European harvest spirit. Since running a vineyard and winery is a lot of hours and hard work, they believe it is important to start the busy crush? season off with a lighthearted approach. It has grown to involve stomping in a 10 foot Oak barrel that holds the equivalent 3,200 bottles of wine, Bavarian music and food in a casual, relaxed European atmosphere. $10 cover.


28836 S Barlow Rd., Canby

Dinners in the Field with Flower Farmer & Phoenix & Holly Railroad
December 27, 2014

Field Vine Events has partnered with Oregon Farm Loop to present a unique series of Farm Dinners. Stroll through the farm, glass in hand, guided by tales from the wine and root, then relax into six courses celebrating locally farm-grown produce and wine. $80 per person includes six courses, wine and gratuity. Advance ticket purchase online.


2512 N Holly, Canby


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