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Annual Events

Here are a few of our fun major annual events. For a day to day listing of happenings in our area, please visit our Community Calendar tab.

Gorge_Open_Artist_ToursGorge Artists Open Studio Tour
Date: April 28-30, 2017 
Time: 10am – 5pm
Location: Throughout The Dalles, including The Dalles Art Center, plus other locations in the Columbia River Gorge
Details: The Gorge Artists Open Studios Tour is your opportunity to meet artists in their studios, to ask artists about their inspiration and process, to see artists at work. On the tour are 40 artists working in many different media including painting, drawing, jewelry, glass, sculpture, fiber, mixed media and much more. This year’s artists are located all over the scenic Columbia River Gorge; from Hood River to The Dalles and Parkdale, OR to Trout Lake, WA. The tour is free and open to everyone. It is self-guided with detailed maps available of the whole route and some communities will also have local maps with extra events and info for their area. Artists will have work available for purchase. We hope to see you there!
Contact: More Info…

cherry_fest_criterium__088613th Annual Cherry of a Ride
Date: April 14, 2017 
Time: Times vary
Location: Locations throughout The Dalles and surrounding areas
Contact: [email protected] More Info…
Cherry_Festival_201338th Annual Northwest Cherry Festival
Date: April 21-23, 2017 
Time: Times vary
Location: NEW EXPANDED LOCATION!!! First Street
Details: For more information stop by the Chamber office for a Cherry Festival Events Guide or email us. Vendor applications available.
Contact: [email protected] More Info…
IMG_2212Cherry Festival Parade brought to you by Tonkin Subaru.
Date: April 22, 2017 
Time: 10:00am
Location: Downtown The Dalles
Details: The largest parade in the Gorge that provides fun for the whole family!!!
Contact: [email protected] More Info…

Beer Fest Logo-smAnnual Benefit dedicated to The Civic Auditorium kicking off the Summer!

Beer, Wine, Cider, and Live Music!

June 10, 2017

With more than 50 beers from 25+ breweries from Oregon and beyond, we’re committed to providing a taproom experience for attendees.
Each brewery has been asked to bring at least two types of beer. Food Trucks – Lawn Games – Vendors
This is a 21 years and older event. Photo ID with date of birth will be required for everyone no matter your age. No exceptions. More Info


Fort Dalles Fourth Celebration
Date: July 1st, 2017 
Time: Times Vary
Location: Lewis and Clark Festival Park
Details: The premiere small town big 4th experience.
Contact: [email protected] More Info…


Neon_CruiseNeon Cruise Weekend
Date: August 11th – 13th
Time: 5pm
Location: Locations throughout The Dalles
Details: 3 Days 5 Events – Join us for 3 days of Classic Cars, Drag races and classic rock. More Info…
Star_light_paradeStarlight Parade
Date: November 24, 2017 
Time: 6pm
Location: Locations throughout The Dalles
Details: Parade of lighted floats to kick off the holiday season!
Contact: [email protected] 

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