Tree Planting Festival - May (CANCELED due to COVID-19) The festival continues to have a Grand Parade on Saturday, a Talent Show and Coronation of the Tree Planting Princesses, a Community Arts Fair, Woodfest, a Quilt Show, Mini Olympics for the young ones, Dinner Theater,
a 10K Run/2.5 mile walk, a Chicken BBQ sponsored by Kiwanis, the
Planting of the Trees and many more fun, festive celebratory,
historical events! Go to http://www.oakridgetreeplantingfestival.com/ for more information.
High Cascades Forest Volunteers Training Weekend - May (Held online due to COVID-19) A volunteer trail maintenance training weekend is held every year to teach volunteers proper trail maintenance techniques and provide certification for crosscut saw use and chain saw use. These volunteers keep our forest trails open for hikers and bikers to enjoy. Go to http://www.highcascadesvolunteers.com/ for more information.
Dam Marathon - June (CANCELED due to COVID-19)"One of the most beautiful Health events in the world!" A full and a half Marathon around beautiful Hills Creek Dam Oakridge.The
first mile is trail that crosses the river through a tall tree forest
the second is gravel road along the river, the 3rd mile is pavement uphill climbs the road along the dam, then pavement 3.5 miles along the Dam with
views of the Lake, Coves and Forest. Then back the same route. For more information please go to http://www.oregonoutdoorsports.com/the-dam-marathon Concerts in the Park - June, July, August, September (CANCELED due to COVID-19) Multiple concerts at Greenwaters Park on the weekends throughout the summer. Please check the website for details! The July Concert in 2014 was a Blues, Brews and Cruise event with a car show, and music. A great outdoor event for the community and visitors are welcome! Find us on facebook "Oakridge Concerts in the Park" or go to oakridgeconcerts.webs.com Pioneer Picnic - July (CANCELED due to COVID-19) The Oakridge Pioneer Museum hosts the Annual Pioneer Picnic at the Greenwaters Park Pavillion every year in July, however - in 2014 the event will be held at the WAC on School Street - Celebrating the people of Oakridge, the Museum makes every effort to invite as many pioneer families and their descendants as they are able to track down! All Museum members and their guests as well as local residents are also welcome to attend. Entertainment has included local historical plays, the local fiddle club, local musical bands, and storytelling by local authors. The 2014 event is scheduled for July 13th, potluck style for lunch. Please contact the Museum for details (541) 782-2402 or (541) 782-5840. Watch for ads in the Dead Mountain Echo as well. 4th of July Fireworks - July 4th (CANCELED due to COVID-19) Hamburgers, hot dogs and beverages available for purchase, or people can
bring their own picnic. No outside alcohol. Music includes a DJ,
karaoke, and the local bands. Events location and times to be announced locally. Mountain Bike Oregon - July and August (CANCELED due to COVID-19) Three full days of mountain biking in Westfir, Oregon will leave you
both exhausted and replenished. Giant old growth trees, lush ferns, creeks, waterfalls, and
mountain meadows full of wildflowers make for some of the most beautiful
single track around. From rolling riverside trails, to wild ripping
descents, Mountain Bike Oregon has something for everyone. Visit their website at http://mtbikeoregon.com/ for more information. Keg and Cask Festival - August (CANCELED due to COVID-19)The Oakridge Keg & Cask Festival is an annual event in Oakridge,
Oregon and is a fundraiser for several local nonprofits including the
Local Food Box (UWCDC), Chamber of Commerce, Greater Oakridge Area Trail
Stewards (GOATS), and the Uptown Business & Revitalization
Cascade Cream Puff - August (CANCELED due to COVID-19) The
course will again feature a 50 and 100 mile option this year, and the
award ceremonies will be split, with the CCP50 taking place earlier in
the day. Whether
you are an aspiring athlete, or a professional endorphin junkie, CCP is
opening the door for more participants to compete on some of the finest single track in the Pacific Northwest. Visit http://www.cascadecreampuff.com/ for more information.
Bridge Lighting - DecemberWatch the bridge lighting with the community in Westfir and enjoy caroling and cocoa with your friends and neighbors. Entertainment and face painting for the kids.
Oakridge Tree Lighting Festival - December Celebrate the holidays with the annual Tree Lighting Festival. Enjoy caroling, holiday snacks, hay rides, and a gift giveaway as well! Located on East First in Uptown Oakridge.
Sugar Plum Festival -December Celebrate the holidays with a local area craft show featuring the guest artists and their fabulous wares. Food and drinks will be available as well. Fun for all-ages! Located at the Oakridge Elementary School in the Gym.