Welcome to Forest Grove

Nestled in a verdant glade in northwest Oregon, where the fertile Willamette Valley meets lush forests at the base of the Coast Range, Forest Grove is a vibrant small town with a unique mix of amenities. While the city’s enviable proximity to the Oregon Coast, Portland and Mount Hood Recreation Area is certainly one advantage of its location, Forest Grove’s growing claim to fame can be found right at its doorstep: specialty farms and orchards, artisan food makers, wineries, craft breweries (beer, hard cider, sake), unique restaurants, and much more.

With a strong legacy of agriculture and food processing, the city has emerged as a hub to bring together the best of local farms, food and drink. Whether you are an avid locavore, a wine/beer/spirit enthusiast, or simply looking for a special culinary adventure, Forest Grove serves it up on a platter – with weekly farmers’ markets (May-Oct.), a broad menu of unique foodie events such as the annual Forest Grove Uncorked…even monthly hands-on cooking lessons featuring our local bounty. Alternatively, you can choose from the “à la carte menu” and visit individual farms and wineries via organized winery tours or on your own schedule, using the resources found throughout this website and available at the Forest Grove –Cornelius Chamber of Commerce, 2417 Pacific Ave. We even have a wonderful urban farm and learning center – Nana Cardoon!

If you are hungry for more, feel free to pack up some of these gastronomic treats for a stroll through the city’s historic downtown, birding at Fernhill reservoir, boating at Hagg Lake, and biking on nearby scenic trails. Take in a Pacific University musical event, a barbershop ballad competition or an antique/collectors’ car show. Bring the kids to a medieval fair, sidewalk chalk art festival or strawberry festival. There’s even something for Fido: Canines Uncorked, with tastings and dog activities at 13 wineries.

Experience the many sights, sounds and flavors of an Oregon epicurean mecca…come savor Forest Grove.

 

Events

  • February 25 Monday
    Portland Youth Philharmonic Orchestra

    Pacific University Campus

    2043 College Way, Forest Grove, Oregon 97116

    For more information go to conferences@pacificu.edu


    February 25, 2019 7:30 p.m.


    Portland Youth Philharmonic Orchestra

    Pacific University Campus

    2043 College Way, Forest Grove, Oregon 97116

    Reservation Required: No


    For more information go to conferences@pacificu.edu

  • March 01 Friday
    Theatre In the Grove – Stuart Little

    Forest Grove Theatre

    2028 Pacific Avenue, Forest Grove, Oregon


    March 01, 2019


    to March 10, 2019

    Theatre In the Grove – Stuart Little

    Forest Grove Theatre

    2028 Pacific Avenue, Forest Grove, Oregon

    Reservation Required: Yes

  • March 01 Friday
    Lady’s Night: Essential Oils

    Plum Hill Vineyards

    6505 SW Old Hwy 47, Forest Grove, Oregon 97116


    March 01, 2019


    Lady’s Night: Essential Oils

    Plum Hill Vineyards

    6505 SW Old Hwy 47, Forest Grove, Oregon 97116

    Reservation Required: Yes

  • March 03 Sunday
    Grand Lodge 97th Birthday Party

    McMenamins Grand Lodge

    3505 Pacific Ave., Forest Grove, OR, 97116

    Live music, food, and drink specials, faces painters, balloon art.


    March 03, 2019 2:00 p.m.


    to March 03, 2019 10:00 p.m.

    Grand Lodge 97th Birthday Party

    McMenamins Grand Lodge

    3505 Pacific Ave., Forest Grove, OR, 97116

    Reservation Required: No


    Live music, food, and drink specials, faces painters, balloon art.

  • March 04 Monday
    Maialata: The Festival of The Pig

    Montinore Estates

    3663 SW Dilley Road, Forest Grove, Oregon 97116

    Workshops, unforgettable multi-course dinner in the cellar with masterfully prepared food from the day’s production together paired with Montinore Estates wine drinking.


    March 04, 2019


    to March 04, 2019

    Maialata: The Festival of The Pig

    Montinore Estates

    3663 SW Dilley Road, Forest Grove, Oregon 97116

    Reservation Required: Yes


    Workshops, unforgettable multi-course dinner in the cellar with masterfully prepared food from the day’s production together paired with Montinore Estates wine drinking.

  • March 09 Saturday
    Tom Paxton & The Donjuans | Performing Art Series

    Pacific University Campus

    2043 College Way, Forest Grove, Oregon 97116

    Folk icon Tom Paxton wrote the words, “Peace will come, and let it begin with me” — and he’s lived that idea his whole life. Now, the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award winner teams up with singer/songwriter duo Don Henry & Jon Vezner to carry on the legacy.


    March 09, 2019 7:30 p.m.


    Tom Paxton & The Donjuans | Performing Art Series

    Pacific University Campus

    2043 College Way, Forest Grove, Oregon 97116

    Reservation Required: Yes


    Folk icon Tom Paxton wrote the words, “Peace will come, and let it begin with me” — and he’s lived that idea his whole life. Now, the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award winner teams up with singer/songwriter duo Don Henry & Jon Vezner to carry on the legacy.

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