Events & Festivals
Columbia Center for the Arts | 3rd St & Cascade Ave
Visual, performing, and literary art events that will thrill your heart, make you think, give you a laugh, and touch your soul.
Hood River Chamber of Commerce – Travel to Learn
Visit the Columbia River Gorge and take advantage of a wide range of classes being offered by area businesses and residents of Hood River County. Travel to Learn—Hood River County offers exciting experiences in culinary arts, fine arts, outdoor recreation, family fun, business, and much, much, more. And where better to take a class than in spring in gorgeous Hood River? Combine your classes with a visit to Mt. Hood to ski, a tour of Gorge wine country, a trip along hiking, biking, wildflower, and waterfall trails, some great dining, and lots of fun!
Trout Lake Run/Walk: Half-Marathon, 10K, 5K
Start/Finish at Trout Lake School, 9:00 am. All three races are flat, beautiful loops through the Trout Lake Valley. This is a fundraiser for the Trout Lake School, class of 2012. Prizes for overall male/female, oldest/youngest, and top 3 in each age division.
Hood River Valley Blossom Festival
Quilt Show, Fine Arts & Music Festival, Craft Show
Gorge Artists Open Studios
30+ Mid-Columbia Gorge artists open their studios to the public
Mt Adams Endurance Ride + Mt Adams Ride & Tie
Equine endurance ride with 12-, 25-, 50-, 75-, and 100-mile divisions
White Salmon Artists Studios Open House
Visit the galleries and studios of local White Salmon artists for a unique chance to view, ask questions and purchase works directly from the artists.
White Salmon Spring Festival
Family fun, music, food, arts & crafts, small-town parade
Glenwood “Ketchum Kalf” NPRA Rodeo
Rodeo, Cowboy Breakfast, Dance, Cowboy Church Services, Parade
Mt Adams Country Bicycle Tour & Family Fun Ride
Ride 11, 50, or 100 miles. Benefits Trout Lake School Extracurricular Programs.
Trout Lake Festival of the Arts
Art and music in the beautiful Trout Lake Valley beneath Mt. Adams. Includes juried show of 40 Gorge artists, live music all weekend, a children’s art and music program, and local wines, brews and fine food.
Nights in White Salmon Art & Wine Fusion
Art, wine, music, food, kite-making, and more
Wild Woman Trail Marathon
26.2-mile trail run created by and for women
Carnival, crafts, music, brew fest, famous bratwurst
Hood River Valley Harvest Fest
Craft and artisan exhibitors, food, music, locally grown produce, quilt raffle
Christmas with the Trail Band
Annual Holiday Concert – Hood River
I’m Dreaming of a White Salmon Holiday Festival
Join White Salmon businesses in an old-fashioned holiday event featuring local art, food, family activities, and downtown Christmas tree lighting. Sponsored by the White Salmon Arts Council.