The state of Oregon is full of natural wonders, from sparkling waterfalls to the towering Mount Hood. The perseverance of the state's early pioneer settlers helped shape Oregon into a prosperous state with many opportunities for both residents and visitors. From art festivals to music events, Oregon offers plenty of appeal to all who visit.
- Ashland, Ore. in Oregon
A long wonderful season of theater can be found in Ashland from February till November. In addition to performances of Shakespeare, visitors are treated to more contemporary works. Three stages, including the famous outdoor circular stage used during the summer months, provide spectacular venues for the thousands who attend annually.
The campus of Portland State University is the site for this wonderful farmer's market held every Saturday from March till December. Now totaling almost 50 vendors each time the market is in session, the array of fresh fruits, vegetables and meats available for purchase cannot be beat.
- Portland - Portland Metro in Portland, OR
One night each November features the best in wine and gourmet delights. With sample glass in hand, attendees can wind their way through almost 600 wine offerings and delicacies from over 50 area restaurants. Engage with winemakers and chefs for a truly educational experience.
- Portland in Portland, OR
This unique festival has been held each December for the past 18 years. Portland is the site for this five-day brew spectacular featuring a separate Sunday Beer Brunch. Cheers for Charity are donations made to the Children's Cancer Association.
Take the doldrums out of the winter with a visit to this fabulous Portland Festival during February. Live music plays as visitors take wine tours at the Oregon Convention Center. Crab Cracking and Shuck and Swallow contests are part of the fun. Local seafood restaurateurs invite you to taste their offerings.
Head to the coast of Oregon in February to savor some excellent wines and culinary treats. Since 1978, Newport has hosted this terrific event which now includes not only wine competitions and tastings among established and emerging winemakers, but also outstanding food offerings and impressive craft displays.