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|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.
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.
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.
Cache for the Eagle is a free geocaching event that will take place at Willamette Pass Resort that involve finding hidden containers out in the Cascade Mountains.
The 62nd annual community fair celebrating the wonderful area. Enjoy a day of fun and festivities including a tractor show & shine. Area residents show their produce, baking, sewing, arts and crafts.
Come up the McKenzie Valley to celebration the Wild & Scenic river with this great event and guest speaker.
Sale of fresh apple cider/juice pressed on site. Participate by helping the owners press their heritage apples or simply watch the lost art of making apple juice.
A special, scenic trip down the McKenzie River to enjoy the color of fall.
Local talents from all over the Willamette Valley selling their handmade and homemade items. Unique gifts for everyone on your holiday list.
Belknap Hot Springs Resort's Thanksgiving Dinner! Danny and Shawna (from the Patio Grill) will be serving up a delicious buffet style dinner in the Great Room at the Lodge. Dinner tickets must be purchased in advance. With your dinner ticket purchase, receive a 10% discount on your Lodge room stay. Also, $5.00/hour swim offered for walk-in hot springs customers on Thanksgiving Day. Come join us for your Thanksgiving dinner!
Join the McKenzie River Ranger District for their annual Christmas Tree Permit sale. Enjoy refreshments and a special visit by Smokey Bear.
Pepsi presents games, activities, live music and professional fireworks on the mountain.
Three Creeks Brewery presents the largest annual Telemark Festival on the West Coast.
Black Butte Ranch presents our 75th Anniversary celebration all weekend with lots of prizes.
A day-long event that includes an ax-throwing booth, frisbee golf, pie-eating contest, a torchlight parade, fireworks show & the popular “Downhill Dummy” contest.
Join Oregon Track Club elite athletes for a two person relay event in the beautiful McKenzie River region. Open to all ages. 3-4 person teams optional.
Sisters Country presents mechanical bull riding and the 6th annual Chili Cook-off.
Rock Star presents Pond Skimming, Ultra Cross + Lots of Prizes and Sunshine.
McKenzie River 8th Annual Wooden Boat Festival honoring the McKenzie River Drift Boat.
Presented by the McKenzie River Lions Club as a community fundraiser. Enjoy food specials, bingo, raffles and more!
Largest meet for the year. Athletes are competing for the State Championships. Spectators are welcome!
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. Carving auctions on Friday and Saturday at 5:30 p.m. and on Sunday there is a special ‘McKenzie Heritage’ auction at 12:30 p.m. followed by an awards presentation at 2:30 p.m.