Things to Do in Oregon in 2014

Things to Do in Oregon in 2014

Oregon, Things to Do Select Registry – February 28, 2014

Oregon may not be on the top of your list to visit, but it should be. Learn why, as you make note of these things to do in Oregon in 2014!

• February 1 - April 30, 2014

Treasure Hunting Season in Gold Beach 

• February, March and April are all a part of Treasure Hunting Season in Gold Beach, Oregon. There are glass floats hidden on the beaches for visitors to discover and keep. And if you bring your float by the Visitor Center, you’ll be entered to win a monthly drawing. There are also some Gold Beach Myrtlewood coins hidden in the Caches around town … Same goes for this treasure when it comes to the monthly drawing. Find the coin, and it’s yours to keep!

• April 11 - April 27, 2014

Hood River Valley Blossom Time

• Celebrate the arrival of spring with events and attractions in Hood River County. Drive the world-famous 35-mile scenic Fruit Loop through the beautiful Upper Valley filled with blooming orchards. Take a stroll through the Heights and Hood River downtown, where you can wine and dine and shop. Visit the waterfront and the waterfalls. Hike, bike, stand-up paddle board, ski, tube, snowboard or sled during your stay. Do as much or as little as you’d like to. Just relax and enjoy the scenery.

• April 25 - April 27, 2014

Oregon Garden Brewfest

• This 10th annual event will include the chance to taste 120+ beers and ciders from more than 60 brewers. You can enjoy live music on two stages and eat great food. The brewfest runs from noon to 11 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and from noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is $15 Friday and Sunday and $20 on Saturday.

• July 11 - July 13, 2014

Yachats Music Festival

• Yachats has hosted internationally acclaimed artists of Four Seasons for 35 years. The Yachats Music Festival is one of the best kept secrets on the Oregon Coast. It includes three days of cameo performances by 20 to 25 major classical artists.

• July 19 - July 20, 2014

Southern Oregon Kite Festival

• This has been one of the premier kite festivals in the United States since 1993. It brings the best kite fliers and kite makers to perform and display their creations for locals and tourists. Even better, the event offers free admission, free parking and free shuttle service. There will be good food, kids kite making, and demonstrations as well.

• September 13 - September 14, 2014

Mill-Luck Salmon Celebration

• The Mill-Luck Salmon Celebration is a free outdoor festival that includes vendors, canoe races, canoe exhibitions and rides, drummers and dancers. It’s a celebration of Native American and Coquille Tribal culture in North Bend, Oregon.

• September 27, 2014

Hood River Hops Fest

• Fresh-hopped brews from more than two dozen Northwest craft brewers will be on tap during the Hood River Hops Fest. It’s a beer-lovers dream come true! The event will showcase Hood River County’s microbreweries, along with some of the best brewers of the Northwest. In addition, there will be local culinary options, arts and crafts vendors and a day-long lineup of live music.

While you make note of these great events, we encourage you to book your stay with one of our bed and breakfasts in Oregon. Youngberg Hill Vineyards and Inn, Whale Cove Inn, Channel House Inn, and Portland’s White House all have amazing accommodations. You can click here to learn more about Select Registry, too!

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