2018 Oregon - OCTOBER 2018
Food & Wine Festivals, Food Shows & Events
(See also: 2017 - 2016 - 2014 )
October 5-7, 2018 8th Annual Wine & Chowder Trail
Stroll through Historic Old Town, taste our amazing Oregon wines, pick your favorite from nearly a dozen different chowders, and enter to win one of nearly 30 beautiful glass floats! Enjoy live music, shops, food, and beverage.
October 6, 2018
Celebrity Chef Tour - Dayton, Oregon
Benefiting the James Beard Foundation, featuring Award-Winning Chefs
October 7, 2018 10th Annual Fun with Fermentation Festival
Willamette Valley Sustainable Foods Alliance (WVSFA) puts on an educational event for the public, all about fermented foods. It is an opportunity to meet local producers, get your fermentation questions answered, learn how to make fermented foods at home, and sample some yummy fermented treats. A suggested entrance donation at the door and a raffle benefits three Eugene-based non-profits. The event also includes live fermentation demonstrations, a kid-zone, fermented meals and the opportunity to mingle with like-minded people in the community.
October 12-14, 2018 36th Annual Hood River Valley Harvest Fest
Hood River, Oregon
With over 100 craft & artisan exhibitors, great food, music, and locally grown produce, this is one of the largest annual events in the Gorge. Come see, shop, taste and smell the bounty of the harvest season!
October 13, 2018 40th Annual Apple Festival at Kirby's Mill
Apples are returning again in October to Kirby’s Mill! Over 100 Craft Booths, Food, Demonstrations, Music, Children's Activities. Apple Products, Apple Cider, Ciider Donuts and much more. FREE Admission. All proceeds from the Apple Festival, including profits from product sales and vendor fees, benefit the historical society and its ongoing restoration of the Kirby’s Mill complex.
October 13, 2018 Okto-Fur-Fest - Florence, Oregon
Think robust laughter, great food, stout bier, wonderful music, fabulous dancing, fun games, exciting raffles and of course, a wiener dog race. What a day we have planned for YOU! Come join us.
October 13, 2018 Annual Great Onion Festival - Sherwood, Oregon
Celebrating Sherwood’s legacy as the West Coast’s largest shipper of onions.
October 15-19, 2018
National School Lunch Week
School Nutrition Association.
October 18-20, 2018
81st Annual Klamath Basin Potato Festival
Theme for 2018 "Potatoes Grow Where Water Flows." Featuring a free BBQ, high-school football games, vendors selling everything from potato chip cookies to Irish sundaes to quilts, and old time fiddlers providing nice background music, there's something for everyone to enjoy.
October 19-20, 2018 - Positively Natural - Portland, Oregon
Positively Natural Marketplace, Educational Conference & Trade Show.
October 19-21, 2018 19th Annual Yachats Village Mushroom Fest
Enjoy wild forest mushroom cuisine, expert led mushroom walks, talks and exhibits, culinary and fungi arts workshops, culinary mushroom markets, wine tasting, and live entertainment.
October 20-21, 2018 Gorge Fruit and Craft Fair - Odell, Oregon
Find the best of the 4-county area of the Columbia Gorge: Arts & Crafts, Gourmet Food Products, Fresh Fruit & Produce, Food, Wine, Special Attractions, fun and much more -- at the fairgrounds. Over 90 vendors to see throughout the valley. Also featured will be Carnival Rides, Garden Club Flower Show, Produce, Wine Tasting, Foods, and Music. There will be lots of room for all!
October 20-21, 2018 - Portland VegFest - Portland, Oregon
Oregon's largest plant-based food event! VegFest celebrates and promotes sustainable, compassionate and healthy food choices and lifestyles. This low-cost, fun and food-filled event welcomes everyone! • 100s of free foods to sample; • Expanded exhibit hall with more food and exhibitors; • Fitness area with demos and classes; • Fashion and beauty area; • Film Screenings; • Children and teen activities including a super hero themed photo booth.