Get a taste of the best 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 below are organized by date and are free to attend unless a price is listed.
Portland-area Fall Festivals
September 6-8 | hours vary
If you’ve never eaten a huckleberry, this festival may be well worth the drive out to Daubenspeck Park in Bingen, Washington. The three-day event features kids’ activities, a multitude of live entertainment and plenty of huckleberry products to tickle your sweet tooth.
Cider Squeeze at the Philip Foster Farm
September 21 | 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 and wood stove cooking demonstrations. Admission is $5. Families pay $20.
September 21-22 | hours vary
The 26th annual Polish Festival invites you to experience the food, dance, music and culture of Poland at the Polish Library and St. Stanislaus Church. Parking is available on the Kaiser Permanente lot.
Cedar Mills Cider Fest
September 22 | 1 – 4 p.m.
Learn the art of cider pressing and get free samples at the John Quincy Adams Young House in Beaverton. Also enjoy live music, food and kids activities.
Oregon Flock and Fiber Festival
September 28 and 29 | hours vary
The fall harvest isn’t just about fruits and vegetables. Get hands-on experience with wool and fiber at the Clackamas County Event Center in Canby. The weekend is full of demonstrations, livestock shows, seminars, kids’ activities, and an expansive marketplace for a wide array of fiber goods and accessories.
Estacada Harvest Festival
September 28 | 1-5 p.m.
This festival is everything you want in the fall. Chili cookoff, pie contest. hay rides, pumpkin painting, you name it. Go to the Estacada Development Association in downtown Estacada where the fun begins.
Bigfoot Bash at Logtoberfest
October 5 | 12 – 6 p.m.
Interact with and experience chain saw art, wooden crafts, vintage logging equipment demonstrations, Sasquatch vendors, autumn plants, pumpkins and more at Wind Mountain Ranch in Home Valley, Washington.
Hood River Valley Harvest Fest
October 11-13 | hours vary
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 $8. Kids under 12 free.
Portland Nursery Apple Tasting
October 11-13 and 18-20 | 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Nothing beats samples upon samples of fresh apples. Explore new flavors at the Portland Nursery along with cider demos, booths and music. Happening at the 5050 SE Stark St location.
West Coast Giant Pumpkin Regatta
October 19 | 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.
Killer Pumpkin Festival
October 26 | 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Pumpkin smashing. Pumpkin bowling. Pumpkin carving. Pumpkin beer. It is all about the pumpkin at Rogue Eastside Pub & Pilot Brewery. Bring your kid, dog and yourself in costume and compete in contests for cool prizes. The giant pumpkin beer tapping will happen at 5 p.m. This event is family-friendly and dog-friendly.
Suggested donation of $5 at the door to benefit CAMP UKANDU.
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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