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29 THINGS TO DO IN OREGON (AUGUST 31 - SEPTEMBER 09)

Oregon State Fair

Oregon State Fair

August 28–September 07, 2020 • event

Don't miss the signature attraction in Oregon

Dahlia Festival

Dahlia Festival

August 29–31, 2020 | September 05–07, 2020 • event

The largest dahlia festival in the United States

Thor's Well

Thor's Well

all year round • nature

A seemingly bottomless sinkhole on the coast of Oregon

Oneonta Gorge

Oneonta Gorge

June–mid-October • activity

A picturesque hike where the river is the trail

McKenzie Pass

McKenzie Pass

July–October • activity

Wildly contrasting landscapes make this pass unique

Proxy Falls

Proxy Falls

late April–late November • activity

One of the highest plunge waterfalls in Oregon

Ramona Falls

Ramona Falls

May–October • nature

A beautiful waterfall on the west side of Mount Hood

Mount McLoughlin

Mount McLoughlin

late May–October • activity

Climb a volcano for panoramic views of Southern Oregon and Northern California

Britt Music & Arts Festival

Britt Music & Arts Festival

June 09–September 18, 2020 • event

The premier outdoor performing arts festival of the Pacific Northwest

Abiqua Falls

Abiqua Falls

January–February | April–October • nature

A hidden gem of Oregon is especially beautiful in winter

Sahalie and Koosah Falls

Sahalie and Koosah Falls

March–October • nature

Two of the seven best waterfalls in the Cascades and Eugene area

Opal Creek

Opal Creek

April–October • activity

A beautiful destination with dozens of waterfalls along the hiking trails

Siskiyou Pass

Siskiyou Pass

March–November • activity

Follow the 19th century drive from California to Oregon

Pacific Crest Trail

Pacific Crest Trail

May–September • activity

From Mexico to Canada or reverse, a crest of mountains follows along the western states of the USA, washed by the Pacific waters—it's one of the world's most scenic natural corridors

Cape Falcon

Cape Falcon

May–October • activity

Spectacular coastal views just two hours away from Portland

Tumalo Falls Hike

Tumalo Falls Hike

June–October • activity

Picturesque falls in West Oregon are especially impressive during the summer

Toketee Falls

Toketee Falls

all year round • activity

One of Oregon's most popular and beautiful waterfalls

Whale Watching

Whale Watching

March–May | mid-December–mid-January (all year) • nature

Enjoy an annual gray whale migration off the Oregon Coast

Three Sisters

Three Sisters

late July–October • activity

The famous three volcanoes of the Cascades

Oregon Shakespeare Festival

Oregon Shakespeare Festival

early March–late October • event

A kaleidoscope of a rotating repertory of new and classic plays

Tom Dick and Harry Mountain

Tom Dick and Harry Mountain

June–October • activity

A peak with an unusual name provides a perfect view of Mount Hood

Mt Hood

Mt Hood

mid-May–early October • activity

A snowy peak with eleven glaciers is seen from miles away

Sparks Lake

Sparks Lake

June–November • nature

A beautiful natural lake in the central Cascade Range

Three Pools

Three Pools

June–August • activity

One of the best summer swimming and cliff-jumping spots in Oregon

Wildhorse Lake

Wildhorse Lake

July–October • nature

A stunning mountain lake in southeast part of Oregon

Watson Falls

Watson Falls

April–November • nature

The second highest waterfall in Oregon

Three Fingered Jack

Three Fingered Jack

June–October • activity

A beautiful shield volcano of the Cascade Range

Saddle Mountain

Saddle Mountain

April–November • activity

A panoramic view and plenty of wildflowers to enjoy

Kiteboarding & Windsurfing

Kiteboarding & Windsurfing

April–October • activity

One of the best wind sports desination in the USA

26 THINGS TO DO OUT OF SELECTED DATE RANGE

Portland Winter Light Festival

Portland Winter Light Festival

February 06–08, 2020 • event

A major winter festival in Portland showcases cutting-edge technology

Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show

Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show

July 11, 2020 • event

The largest quilts expo in the world

Portland Rose Festival

Portland Rose Festival

May 22–June 07, 2020 • event

The second largest floral parade in the USA and the largest single-day event in Oregon

Lincoln City Kite Festival

Lincoln City Kite Festival

June 27–28, 2020 | October 03–04, 2020 • event

See some of the most colourful and creative kites in the world

Oregon International Air Show

Oregon International Air Show

September 20–22, 2019 • event

The largest air show of the West Coast

4th of July

4th of July

July 03–06, 2020 • event

Patriotic weekend is packed with fun events for all ages

Tigard Festival of Balloons

Tigard Festival of Balloons

June 26–28, 2020 • event

A colourful festival of hot air balloons in Tigard, close to Portland

Wooden Shoe Tulip Fest in Woodburn, Oregon

Wooden Shoe Tulip Fest in Woodburn, Oregon

March 20–May 03, 2020 • event

One of the most photographed spring destinations in Oregon

Columbia Gorge Marathon

Columbia Gorge Marathon

October 18, 2020 • event

One of the most scenic marathons in U.S.A.

Oregon's Christmas Light Displays 2020-2021

Oregon's Christmas Light Displays 2020-2021

late November–early January • event

Ship parades and iconic light displays that shouldn't be missed

World Naked Bike Ride

World Naked Bike Ride

June 27, 2020 • event

How to attract attention to dependence on pollution-based transport? The naked bike ride is an answer from Portland

The Grotto’s Christmas Festival of Lights

The Grotto’s Christmas Festival of Lights

November 27–December 30, 2020 • event

A must-see Portland Christmas season attraction

Corvallis Fall Festival

Corvallis Fall Festival

September 26–27, 2020 • event

The largest art event in the area

Shrewsbury Renaissance Faire

Shrewsbury Renaissance Faire

September 12–13, 2020 • event

The only fair of its kind in the state of Oregon

Oregon WinterFest

Oregon WinterFest

February 14–16, 2020 • event

The Old Mill District of Bend transforms into a winter wonderland

Deschutes County Fair & Rodeo

Deschutes County Fair & Rodeo

July 29–August 02, 2020 • event

The largest and one of the oldest fairs in Oregon

White River West Sno-Park

White River West Sno-Park

December–March • activity

Spectacular views of Mount Hood and lots of snow activities

Oregon Brewers Festival

Oregon Brewers Festival

July 22–25, 2020 • event

One of the most popular beer festivals on the West Coast

Oregon Truffle Festival

Oregon Truffle Festival

February 14–16, 2020 • event

One of the best food festivals in the United States

Oregon Cheese Festival

Oregon Cheese Festival

March 14–15, 2020 • event

The best products of Oregon's artisan creameries

Oregon Jamboree

Oregon Jamboree

July 31–August 02, 2020 • event

Country music and camping festival in Oregon

Oregon Ag Fest

Oregon Ag Fest

April 25–26, 2020 • event

A family-friendly agricultural festival in Salem, Oregon

Lebanon Strawberry Festival

Lebanon Strawberry Festival

June 04–07, 2020 • event

An annual community celebration of the favourite local crop

Portland International Auto Show

Portland International Auto Show

February 20–23, 2020 • event

The largest auto show of the Pacific Northwest

Wild Hare Country Fest

Wild Hare Country Fest

on hiatus • event

Country music and camping a short drive from Portland

Portland Marathon

Portland Marathon

October 04, 2020 • event

A historical race offers a grand tour of Portland's landmarks

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