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

  • July 22 Monday
    Sundown Grand Ol’ Country Fest

    McMenamin's Grand Lodge

    3505 Pacific Ave., Forest Grove, OR, 97116

    Outdoor Music Festival with Four stages, Grammy nominated Brandy Clark headlines. Food, music, and beverages.


    July 22, 2019


    to July 22, 2019

    Sundown Grand Ol’ Country Fest

    McMenamin's Grand Lodge

    3505 Pacific Ave., Forest Grove, OR, 97116

    Reservation Required: No


    Outdoor Music Festival with Four stages, Grammy nominated Brandy Clark headlines. Food, music, and beverages.

  • August 07 Wednesday
    National Night Out

    Pacific University

    2043 College Way, Forest Grove, Oregon 97116

    Hosted by Forest Grove Police Department and Public Safety Advisory Committee.  A celebration of community, free and open to all Forest Grove residents, live music, children’s activities, a rock climbing wall, giveaways, and raffles, food and ice cream, as well as a number of exhibitors.


    August 07, 2019 5:00 p.m.


    to August 07, 2019 8:00 p.m.

    National Night Out

    Pacific University

    2043 College Way, Forest Grove, Oregon 97116

    Reservation Required: No


    Hosted by Forest Grove Police Department and Public Safety Advisory Committee.  A celebration of community, free and open to all Forest Grove residents, live music, children’s activities, a rock climbing wall, giveaways, and raffles, food and ice cream, as well as a number of exhibitors.

  • August 10 Saturday
    Complete Works of William Shakespeare Abridged

    Montinore Estates

    3663 SW Dilley Road, Forest Grove, Oregon 97116

    Performed by the Willamette Shakespeare and Portland Actors Ensemble. Wine and food available for purchase.


    August 10, 2019


    to August 12, 2019

    Complete Works of William Shakespeare Abridged

    Montinore Estates

    3663 SW Dilley Road, Forest Grove, Oregon 97116

    Reservation Required: No


    Performed by the Willamette Shakespeare and Portland Actors Ensemble. Wine and food available for purchase.

  • August 17 Saturday
    Forest Grove UnCorked

    Main Street

    Main Street, Forest Grove, Oregon, 97116

    Get “Uncorked” in Forest Grove. Celebrate in the streets of Forest Grove for the downtown annual “Uncorked” event. This event features Oregon’s abundance of fine wineries,  micro-brew beer, spirits, skillfully crafted food, fine arts, and local music talent.  Stroll Main Street to see what’s what, hear the live music (dance in the street if you like), enjoy all there is to taste, and participate in a raffle for a chance to win a half wine barrel full of wine-related wares!100% of the raffle proceeds are donated to our charity.


    August 17, 2019 4:00 p.m.


    to 9:00 p.m.

    Forest Grove UnCorked

    Main Street

    Main Street, Forest Grove, Oregon, 97116

    Reservation Required: No


    Get “Uncorked” in Forest Grove. Celebrate in the streets of Forest Grove for the downtown annual “Uncorked” event. This event features Oregon’s abundance of fine wineries,  micro-brew beer, spirits, skillfully crafted food, fine arts, and local music talent.  Stroll Main Street to see what’s what, hear the live music (dance in the street if you like), enjoy all there is to taste, and participate in a raffle for a chance to win a half wine barrel full of wine-related wares!100% of the raffle proceeds are donated to our charity.

  • August 24 Saturday
    Blackjack Release Party

    David Hill Vineyard

    46350 NW David Hill Rd, Forest Grove, Oregon 97116


    August 24, 2019


    Blackjack Release Party

    David Hill Vineyard

    46350 NW David Hill Rd, Forest Grove, Oregon 97116

    Reservation Required: No

  • August 25 Sunday
    SakéOne – Summerfest

    SakéOne

    820 Elm Street, Forest Grove, Oregon 97116

    Best of East meets Best of West – enjoy local craft Sake, local food, craft vendors, and more.


    August 25, 2019 12:00 p.m.


    to August 25, 2019 5:00 p.m.

    SakéOne – Summerfest

    SakéOne

    820 Elm Street, Forest Grove, Oregon 97116

    Reservation Required: No


    Best of East meets Best of West – enjoy local craft Sake, local food, craft vendors, and more.

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