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.
- Burns High School Burns, OR 97720 in Burns, OR
Bird lovers will be in awe at this annual April event in Harney County. Thousands of migrating birds, such as songbirds, cranes and waterfowl, take time to rest in the desert of Oregon. Other activities include workshops in bird house construction and bird sketching, guided tours, and viewing of wild horses. A children's art contest and art show and sale round out the fun.
- Ashland, Oregon in Ashland, OR
April in Ashland brings five terrific days for true film lovers. The best independent features, shorts and documentaries are screened at the historic Varsity Theater. Having a much more intimate setting than most film festivals, this event includes interaction between the filmmakers and movie-goers.
- McCall Waterfront Park Portland, OR 97201 in Portland, OR
Giving back to the community is the motivation behind this event which has been going strong since 1988. This five-day event brings the best of blues musicians together for crowd pleasing performances with the Willamette River as a backdrop. Blues cruises and after-hour parties round out the events. Monetary proceeds and food donations collected at the event benefit local charitable organizations.
- Veneta, OR, U.S.A. in Veneta, OR
Every July in Veneto, this three-day event provides all types of entertainment and fun for all ages. Concerts, puppet shows, vaudeville acts and parades are all part of the planned activities. Craft and food vendors set up tents to sell their wares. Going strong for more than 40 years, the fair is a showcase for appropriate land usage.
- Bush's Pasture Park Salem, OR 97302 in Salem, OR
Every July, over 30,000 art lovers descend on the city of Salem for one of the largest festivals in the state. Hundreds of national and international artists showcase their works in various mediums over the three-day event. Visitors also enjoy entertainment, a food court and children's area while they are here.
- Deschutes County Fairgrounds 3800 Southwest Airport Way Redmond, OR 97756 in Redmond, OR
For just over 90 years, this event has been a family favorite. Set on 132 acres, the fair includes carnival rides and games, rodeo competitions, parades and concerts. A rodeo queen is crowned during the five-day event. Held in late July, this is a great way to spend some time with family and friends.