Every month BREWVANA curates a list of food and drink events all around Oregon that you have to check out! Whether you’re exploring Portland, Southern Oregon or Central, there’s bound to be an event perfect for you!
IT’S OKTOBERFEST SEASON!
The best time of year…. the smell of fresh hops, the sound of bagpipes, and the SNAP of lederhosen. Celebrate all throughout September in and around Portland:
GERMAN SOCIETY – SEPTEMBER 7TH
ZOIGLHAUS – SEPTEMBER 13TH – 15TH
EASTMORELAND/WOODSTOCK – SEPTEMBER 21ST
OAKS PARK – SEPTEMBER 21ST – 23RD
KENNEDY SCHOOL – SEPTEMBER 21ST
OCCIDENTAL – SEPTEMBER 20- 21ST
WIDMER AT PIONEER SQUARE – SEPTEMBER 28TH
BREWS AND BBQ – SEPTEMBER 6TH – 8TH
This is a fundraising event for St. James Catholic School & GhanaHope Foundation. Located in the heart of McMinnville we have over 18,000 square feet of tent space, 50+ taps serving craft beer from 35+ breweries for your enjoyment throughout the weekend, delicious barbecue and other food delights, as well as live music.
CLACKAMAS COUNTY ON TAP & UNCORKED – SEPTEMBER 7TH
The event showcases some of the region’s best craft wineries, breweries and distilleries, as well as food carts and other vendors. Come enjoy local beer, wine, spirits, great food and entertainment while supporting Meals on Wheels in North Clackamas – so no senior goes hungry. Sample tastings from a wide range of exhibitors from North Clackamas and beyond – all in a beautiful rose garden setting.
FEAST PORTLAND – SEPTEMBER 12TH – 15TH
Feast Portland is a food and drink festival that celebrates everything that makes Portland and Oregon awesome, and it’s also an organization with a strong charitable mission. Since its inception, Feast has raised over $450,000 to help end hunger in Oregon and across the country. In 2019, Feast Portland is proud to support two important causes: Partners for a Hunger-Free Oregon and Urban Gleaners.
16TH ANNUAL HOOD RIVER HOPS FEST – SEPTEMBER 21ST
Hood River Hops Fest is an annual celebration of beer’s bitter friend, freshly harvested hops. Hood River County is surrounded by world-renowned hop growing regions, and since 2003 brewers have gathered each September in downtown Hood River to share their fresh-hop beer creations. The family-friendly event features more than 40 breweries with more than 60 fresh-hop beers, plus a variety of food vendors, live music, and an awesome collectable mug.
TERPFEST NW – SEPTEMBER 21ST
TerpFest NW is the first terpene beverage focused festival that brings together cider, beer and cannabis culture. The festival features 8 uniquely infused beverages to create a one of a kind drinking experience. Come taste the 4 beers and 4 ciders that are sure to tantalize your taste buds with profiles like Jack Herer, Tangie, Golden Pineapple and more!
BLOODY MARY FESTIVAL – SEPTEMBER 29TH
Your ticket includes over 2 hours enjoying Portland’s most creative & innovative Bloody Marys, created by the finest restaurants, bars and bottled mix companies. Includes yummy food & drink tastes from local artisans. Also, includes one vote for the People’s Choice award for the best bloody mary in Portland. Outdoor patio and more!
PORTLAND FRESH HOP FESTIVAL – OAKS AMUSEMENT PARK – SEPTEMBER 27TH – 29TH
Celebrate the annual hop harvest at the Northwest’ premier Fresh Hop festival. The festival features Oregon craft beers made with hops that are freshly picked off the vine and used within hours of harvesting. Look for a few fun new wrinkles this year – stay tuned for details!
ALL AROUND OREGON
CARLTON CRUSH HARVEST FESTIVAL – SEPTEMBER 7TH
Now celebrating its eighth year, this full-day celebration features a Team Grape Stomp Competition, Kids’ Watermelon Eating Contest & Kids’ Grape Stomp Competition, lots of live music, and an Artists’ Market, with many unique craft merchants.
CRUZ FERMENTATION CAMP LAGER FEST– SEPTEMBER
We love lagers. We love brewing lagers. We love drinking lagers. And now we’re excited to invite you all to our first ever lager festival – Camp Lager. Think adult summer camp, but with beer. Save the date for a day full of fun activities, including axe throwing, and sipping on some amazing lagers from our fellow Pacific NW breweries.
HOPS AND VINES TASTING EVENT – SEPTEMBER 21ST
You’ll enjoy tastes compliments of these Oregon wineries, breweries, and distilleries and have the opportunity to purchase spirits, fine wines and craft beers in Powerland’s many heritage museums. You’ll experience the history, the early technology, and the amazing people who powered Oregon’s economy from the late 1800s through the mid-20th century.
SEPTEMBEERFEST – SEPTEMBER 21ST
Join Heart of the Valley Homebrewers among the trees of Avery Park in Corvallis, Oregon, as we celebrate the 12th annual Septembeerfest.
BIKE RIDE IN WINE COUNTRY – SEPTEMBER 22ND
Cap off your summer riding season with the sights, sounds and smells of autumn. The Harvest Century, benefiting Community Vision, will provide participants with rolling hills, wineries, and routes that have something for every rider.
OREGON’S ALPENFEST & BAVARIAN FESTIVAL – SEPTEMBER 26TH – 29TH
Enjoy polka music and dancing, virtuoso accordion performances, Swiss yodeling, alphorns, folk dancing, artisan German-style beers from eastern Oregon breweries, Hines Meat Co. bratwurst, Sugar Time Bakery strudel and craft and gift shopping at our outdoor Alpine Fair.