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Gorge Festivals

Welcome to the GorgeConnection festivals page! Here you'll find a comprehensive listing of all the great festivals that take place in the Columbia River Gorge! Each comes with a full review of what each festival has to offer along with pictures from years past! Be sure to check out the current listings below, which are organized from newest at the top going downward to oldest. Enjoy!


News and Events

Dufur Threshing Bee: Come out to downtown Dufur to enjoy a great breakfast, parade, tractor pull, classic car show and more! - 8/11 and 8/12

Trout Lake Fair: When: Friday, August 3rd through Sunday, August 5th. Where: Trout Lake, Washington. Enjoy a parade, pet show, contests, zip line and more! - 8/3 through 8/5

26th Annual Shaniko Days: When: Friday, August 3rd through Sunday, August 5th in Shaniko, Oregon. The celebration includes a parade, barbeque, simulated gunfights and more! Call 541-489-3226 for more info! - 8/3 through 8/5

Hood River County Fair: When: July 25th-28th. Where: 3020 Wy'east Road (Odell). Call 541-354-2865 for more info! - 7/25 through 7/28

Lavender Festival: See our Gorge Events page for full details! - 7/14 and 7/15

Festival of Nations: Come experience Native American traditions as well as a competitive and fun run! Other activities include children's crafts, vendors, exhibits, stick games, entertainment and more! Admission: FREE! - 9/10 and 9/11

Skamania Co. Fair: Skamania County Fairgrounds. - 8/10 through 8/14

Columbia Gorge Bluegrass Festival: Bands include John Reischman and the Jaybirds, The Seldom Scene, Dry Branch Fire Squad, Prairie Flyers and more. Come enjoy workshops, contests and the best food in the Gorge. Camping is available at the Skamania Co. Fairgrounds. For more info, check out - 7/21 through 7/24

Trout Lake Festivals of the Arts: Enjoy fine arts, live music and tasty food! (Located at base of Mt. Adams, WA) - 7/16 through 7/18

Fort Dalles Days Parade: Starts at 10AM downtown The Dalles. - 7/16