30th Annual Hood River Valley Harvest Fest, Oct. 19-21, 2012
This is it! The crown jewel in a year of Hood River Valley events. This is what it's all about. The Hood River Valley is the single largest pear growing region in the entire nation. Add the abundance of apples and a plethora of other autumn fruits and vegetables and you've got the ultimate Harvest Fest experience. All in the shadow of glorious Mt. Hood and along the charming Columbia River.
Hood River Waterfront Event site, 110 Portway Ave., Hood River.
Produce Row, featuring apples, pears, pumpkins, berries, roasted nuts and flowers, as far as the eye can see.
Endless homemade pies, artisan jams, fresh baked breads, smoked salmon, chocolate coverd nuts etc.
Over 100 vendors from around the Pacific Northwest.
An outdoor food court with local and traditional fresh cooked food.
The "Kids Zone", featuring pumpkin and face painting, a petting zoo and other family friendly games and activities.
Pie eating contest!
Master pumpkin carver, Scott Cully transforming a 800lb pumpkin into a master sculpture
Friday, October 19th, 1 - 7 p.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Sunday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
General Admission $6, Senior citizens $3, 12 and under free. NO pets, please!
While you're in the valley, take this opportunity to meander through hills and valleys, through the Fruitloop tour of local fruit stands, studios, wineries and farms.