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McKenzie River Events

The Wooden Boat Festival takes place in the spring at Eagle Rock Lodge on the banks of the McKenzie River. The festival also includes the Wooden Drift Boat Parade on the wild & scenic river. 

In the summer take in the scents of the Lavender Festival at the McKenzie River Lavender farm. The region is also host to the McKenzie River Chainsaw Art Festival where wood carvers create intricate masterpieces using chainsaws.

 
Wooden Boat Festival
Video produced by Paul W. Reynolds

The McKenzie Arts Festival is an exceptional event that features local artists as wells as music, wine and delicious treats.  In the winter, the scenic covered bridges glow with holiday light displays.

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McKenzie River Wooden Boat Festival
April 26, 2014
  • Event Times: Saturday, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: Eagle Rock Lodge
  • Address: 49198 McKenzie Hwy, Vida, OR 97488
  • Phone: 541.822.3630

Celebrating the history, the form and the function of the wooden white water boat that was invented here on McKenzie River. View over fifty wooden white water boats designed for the McKenzie River and now used on white water rivers all over the world. With fun activities, tours, vendors, amazing cultural history lectures and exhibits, this yearly celebration is an experience to remember!

McKenzie River Lavender Festival
July 11, 2014
  • Recurring on the 2nd Friday of July
  • Event Times: Friday - Sunday
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: McKenzie River Lavender
  • Address: 40882 McKenzie Hwy, Springfield, OR 97478

A celebration of lavender grown in the Pacific Northwest. During this glorious summer weekend, area lavender farms open their fields for tours, photography and painting, shopping and lectures. The McKenzie River Lavender farm, just outside Springfield offers a Lavender Labyrinth, specialty lavender products from oils to pillows, u-cut lavender and lavender refreshments.

McKenzie River Chainsaw Art Festival
August 14, 2014 - August 17, 2014
  • Recurring daily
  • Event Times: Thursday - Sunday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: McKenzie Community Track & Field
  • Address: 51480 Blue River Dr, Vida, OR 97488

A unique three day event merging a passion for Northwest forestry with art. Using chainsaws, master wood carvers create memorable wood sculptures celebrating the McKenzie River heritage. Partake in gold panning, nail driving and a youth track meet.

McKenzie Art Festival
August 22, 2014 - August 24, 2014
  • Recurring daily
  • Event Times: Friday - Sunday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: Leaburg Fire Hall and Training Center
  • Address: 41870 McKenzie Hwy, Leaburg, OR 97488

60 artists come together to show their work at this engaging event which is attended by many of the visitors to the beautiful McKenzie River corridor as well as most of the community. The McKenzie River area is known for river rafting, fly fishing, hiking, golfing, biking, a world class track, wildlife and, of course, the McKenzie Art Festival. With beautiful art ranging from wood carving and watercolor, oil paintings, and local lavender products; there is much to see, experience and do! Make su...

Walterville Community Fair & Waddle 5K
September 06, 2014
  • Recurring on the 1st Saturday of September
  • Event Times: Saturday, 8 a.m.
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: Walterville Community Hall
  • Address: 39259 Camp Creek Rd, Walterville, OR 97478
  • Phone: 541.747.2767

This fun fair will delight your senses as you and the family enjoy great food, music, activities and as always some unexpected surprises all in beautiful Walterville, Oregon! Five kilometer fun run and walk to raise money for the Walterville Community Hall.

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Skibike Festival - Ski Hoodoo
April 05, 2014
  • Event Times: Saturday
  • Event Admission: Varies
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  • Location: Hoodoo Recreation & Ski Area
  • Address: Hwy 20, top of the Santiam Pass, Sisters, OR 97759
  • Phone: 541.822.3799

Join in the skibike fun with demos, races and have a great weekend of snow-celebration as the ski season nears its close. Visit the website for details.

Spring Fling - Ski Hoodoo!
April 12, 2014
  • Event Times: Saturday
  • Event Admission: Varies
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  • Location: Hoodoo Recreation & Ski Area
  • Address: Hwy 20, top of the Santiam Pass, Sisters, OR 97759
  • Phone: 541.822.3799

Celebrate the end of the ski season at Hoodoo with this awesome weekend festival! Visit the website or call for more information.

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Ski Hoodoo
April 03, 2014 - April 13, 2014
  • Recurring weekly on Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Event Times: Thursday - Sunday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m; Friday & Saturday nights, 3:30 - 9 p.m.
  • Event Admission: Varies
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  • Location: Hoodoo Recreation & Ski Area
  • Address: Hwy 20, top of the Santiam Pass, Sisters, OR 97759
  • Phone: 541.822.3799

Add some winter ski and snowboarding fun to your schedule this week as Hoodoo Ski Area opens for another exciting season! From beginner to advanced skiers and winter sports lovers, there are plenty of runs, lifts and trails to explore as well as trained professionals to help make your experience excellent. Visit the website to discover all that Hoodoo offers and get ready to play in the snow! Due to weather this information is subject to change, so please check the website for daily updates on c... Visit Website

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