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

  • March 31 Sunday
    Bubbles and Bunnies

    Kramer's Vineyards

    26830 NW Olson Road, Gaston, Oregon 97119

    Sparkling wines and Easter eggs with prize.


    March 31, 2019 11:00 a.m.


    to March 31, 2019 4:00 p.m.

    Bubbles and Bunnies

    Kramer's Vineyards

    26830 NW Olson Road, Gaston, Oregon 97119

    Reservation Required: No


    Sparkling wines and Easter eggs with prize.

  • April 06 Saturday
    R. Carlos Nakai | Performing Art Series

    Pacific University Campus

    2043 College Way, Forest Grove, Oregon 97116

    R. Carlos Nakai began his musical journey when he was given a traditional cedar flute and challenged to master it. More than 50 albums later, he is one of the world’s premier performers of the Native American flute, exploring a mix of new age, world-beat jazz and classical.


    April 06, 2019 7:30 p.m.


    R. Carlos Nakai | Performing Art Series

    Pacific University Campus

    2043 College Way, Forest Grove, Oregon 97116

    Reservation Required: Yes


    R. Carlos Nakai began his musical journey when he was given a traditional cedar flute and challenged to master it. More than 50 albums later, he is one of the world’s premier performers of the Native American flute, exploring a mix of new age, world-beat jazz and classical.

  • April 13 Saturday
    Winetastic Friday: Food and Fun

    Plum Hill Vineyards

    6505 SW Old Hwy 47, Forest Grove, Oregon 97116


    April 13, 2019


    Winetastic Friday: Food and Fun

    Plum Hill Vineyards

    6505 SW Old Hwy 47, Forest Grove, Oregon 97116

    Reservation Required: Yes

  • April 14 Sunday
    58th Annual Hawaiian Luau

    Pacific Universit - Stoller Center & University Center

    2043 College Way, Forest Grove, Oregon 97116

    Dinner at 4:30 p.m. and Show at 6:30 p.m.


    April 14, 2019 4:30 p.m.


    to April 14, 2019

    58th Annual Hawaiian Luau

    Pacific Universit - Stoller Center & University Center

    2043 College Way, Forest Grove, Oregon 97116

    Reservation Required: Yes


    Dinner at 4:30 p.m. and Show at 6:30 p.m.

  • April 19 Friday
    Theatre In the Grove – Legally Blonde the Musical

    Forest Grove Theatre

    2028 Pacific Avenue, Forest Grove, Oregon


    April 19, 2019


    to May 05, 2019

    Theatre In the Grove – Legally Blonde the Musical

    Forest Grove Theatre

    2028 Pacific Avenue, Forest Grove, Oregon

    Reservation Required: Yes

  • May 04 Saturday
    National Star Wars Day

    Plum Hill Vineyards

    6505 SW Old Hwy 47, Forest Grove, Oregon 97116

    We will be playing Star Wars movies all day in the tasting room!


    May 04, 2019


    National Star Wars Day

    Plum Hill Vineyards

    6505 SW Old Hwy 47, Forest Grove, Oregon 97116

    Reservation Required: No


    We will be playing Star Wars movies all day in the tasting room!

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