Carnival in Eugene

Oregon Country Fair

This is a riotous celebration of Eugene's folksy, hippie past and present. It's held in Veneta, 12 miles west of Eugene on Hwy 126. There's a free shuttle bus from Eugene's LTD Downtown station. Camping is available…
Music in Eugene

Oregon Bach Festival

The great composer takes center stage, but other classical heavyweights like Beethoven, Brahms and Dvorak get a look-in as well. Concerts are held in several venues across town.
Cultural in Salem

Mt Angel Oktoberfest

Get your oompah on at this annual Bavarian-inspired festival in Mt Angel. There's yodeling, dancers, arts and crafts, food and of course a beer garden. Most venues are free.
Wine in The Willamette Valley & Wine Country

Wine Country Thanksgiving

Wineries all across Willamette Valley celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday with a weekend of special tastings, live music, food, tours and various other events.
Cultural in Corvallis

Shrewsbury Renaissance Faire

Costumed players roam an Elizabethan marketplace, engaging visitors in late-16th-century small talk; held in nearby Kings Valley.
Art in Salem

Salem Art Fair & Festival

Over 200 artists from around the country bring their work to the state's largest juried art show, held at Bush Pasture Park.
Food & Drink in Eugene

Strawberry Festival

One highlight of this festival, held in nearby Lebanon, is the 'World's Largest Shortcake' – enough to feed 15,000 people.
Food & Drink in Eugene

Oregon Truffle Festival

Everything you ever wanted to know about truffles, from training dogs to hunt them to learning how to cook and eat them.
Music in Corvallis

Fall Festival

At Corvallis' premier arts festival, live music fills the streets and top Northwest artists showcase their work.
Cultural in Corvallis

da Vinci Days

Kinetic sculpture and home-built electric-car races are highlights of this funky arts-and-science celebration.