Get a taste of the fall harvest at these Portland fall festivals.
Changing leaves, pumpkin spice and cozy sweaters are not the only fall favorites to look forward to in the Portland area. Portland fall festivals have an array of fun activities for everyone.
These community festivals offer fun for the whole family. Each festival has its own flavor. Many are celebrating the splendor of the fall harvest with local vendors, fun games, lively entertainment and more.
The events are organized by date and pricing is listed.
2021 Portland-area Fall Festivals
Cider Squeeze at the Philip Foster Farm
September 18 | 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Got apples to press? Bring them to Philip Foster Farm in Eagle Creek for a day of cider, homestead tours, live music, and hands-on activities and demonstrations. Admission is $5. Families pay $20.
Community Harvest Festival
September 18 | 10 am. to 4 p.m.
Help out and have fun at Zenger Farm, a 24-acre combined farm and wetland in southeast Portland. The Community Harvest Festival will have volunteer projects, complimentary lunch and family-friendly activities and games.
This event is free to attend, but you must register in advance.
Lee Farms Fall Harvest Festival
September 18-October 31 | hours vary
This seventh generation family farm in Tualatin goes all out for the fall season with traditional attractions you know and love, as well as new activities designed with kids in mind. The Lee Farms Harvest Festival has farm favorites, including hayrides, corn maze, play area and farm animals. For an additional fee, you can also get access to the hay maze, slide, tricycles, bounce pillow, jump pad and barrel wagon rides.
Tickets start at $10 per person. Discover all the pumpkin patches and corn mazes at Portland farms.
Oaks Park Oktoberfest
September 24-26 | hours vary
Head to Portland’s amusement park for a full day of family-friendly festival fun. Aside from the great beer and food, activities will include wiener dog races, cooking demonstrations, tons of fun for kids and performances in the festhalles. Oaks Park is located in the Sellwood neighborhood of Portland.
Admission is $6 for adults, $3 for kids 15 and under and $4 for seniors 62 and older. If you can’t attend this event, the Portland area has plenty of Oktoberfests to choose from.
Alpaca Farm Days
During the last weekend in September, alpaca farms across the country are opening their gates to the public for National Alpaca Farm Days. Two nearby alpaca farms are participating in this annual celebration of the cute camelids and their incredible fibrous coat.
It is free to visit the farms and admire the alpacas, but be prepared to pay for tours, feeding the alpacas and other activities on the farm.
Hood River Valley Harvest Fest
Get the best of Hood River’s harvest in one place. Apples, wine, local arts and crafts and more will be displayed at the Hood River Event Site. Adults $10. Kids under 12 free.
West Coast Giant Pumpkin Regatta (Canceled)
October 16 | 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
How well do pumpkins float? Find out as people test their boating skills in giant pumpkins at the Tualatin Lake of the Commons in Tualatin. This event is free to attend.
Hood River Fruit Loop
Ongoing | Hood River
Take a drive out to Hood River and enjoy the fruit loop. U-pick fruits are available. Most of the farm stands open at 10 a.m. Check out the map.
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