The Hood River Valley Harvest Fest takes place at the Hood River Expo Center in the month of October. This is a celebration of Oregon's newly designated official state fruit, the PEAR. Come attend this Harvest Fest that is the Gorge region's largest annual event. People from all over the state and beyond as well, attend this festival.
Organization: Hood River County Chamber of Commerce
Dates: 10/18/2013 - 10/20/2013 update info
Time: 8:00:00 AM - 6:00:00 PM
Event Cost: varies
Venue: Hood River Valley Harvest Fest in Hood River,OR
Contact: Hood River County Chamber of Commerce
Phone: (541) 386-2000
Each fall, Hood River Valley hosts an old-fashioned harvest festival with local produce, food products, arts and crafts, wine- and beer-tastings, and all the best our County has to offer. Visitors seldom leave Harvest Fest without boxes of Anjou pears, heirloom apples, pumpkins, berries, and flowers, and a smorgasbord of prepared foods from pies to jams and smoked salmon to chocolate covered cherries.
Harvest Fest is a great place to get a head start on holiday shopping. Here you'll find an array of arts and crafts, including glass, wood sculpture, ceramics, photography, fiber art, jewelry, and much more.
With music all day and entertainment in the evening, a kids' zone , and a food court with local and traditional favorites, this October festival is a must. Harvest Fest is on the waterfront overlooking the Columbia River, where visitors can relax and watch windsurfers and kiteboarders play on the water.
Find the bounty of Hood River County at Harvest Fest.
- Includes metal and wood sculptures, ceramics, fiber art, photography and handicrafts.
- A mid October Harvest festival
- Wander along the Hood River Waterfront
Overview: There are 15,000 acres of orchards in the picturesque Hood River Valley region, and these orchards turn out almost 50% of the country's winter pear crop. Here at the Hood River Valley Harvest fest you will find freshly harvested pears in a good many number of varieties, plus other harvesting produces too. Such as apples, locally made wine, chestnuts, hazelnuts, onion, garlic, peppers, jams and jellies.
When: A mid-October event
Where: The Hood River Waterfront
Fees: Costs may vary
Details: The Hood River valley Harvest Fest has over the years become extremely popular, and so, thousands of people from all over the state and beyond too visit the fair. Along with agricultural products, the Hood River festival also includes metal and wood sculptures, ceramics, fiber art, photography and handicrafts.