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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 22-24, 2016 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 17, 2016 Time: Times vary Location: Locations throughout The Dalles and surrounding areas Details: Contact: [email protected] More Info…
Cherry_Festival_201337th Annual Northwest Cherry Festival Date: April 22-24, 2016 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 23, 2016 Time: 10:00am Location: Downtown The Dalles Details: Contact: [email protected] More Info…

Color The Gorge 5K – Stay tuned for 2017 date

Lewis & Clark Festival Park – West 1st St, The Dalles, Oregon 97058

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

Beer, Wine, Cider, and Live Music!

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 3rd & 4th, 2016 Time: Times Vary Location: Lewis and Clark Festival Park Details: The premiere small town big 4th experience. Contact: [email protected] More Info…

Parade applications can be found here

Non-Horse Parade Application Here Horse Application Here


Neon_CruiseCruise the Gorge Classic Car Show Date: August 12th – 13th Time: 5pm Location: Locations throughout The Dalles Details: Contact: Steve Hudson: [email protected] More Info…
Star_light_paradeStarlight Parade Date: November 25th Time: 6pm Location: Locations throughout The Dalles Details: Parade of lighted floats to kick off the holiday season! Contact: [email protected] Application

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