5 of the Best Hood River Events You Won’t Want to Miss

You’ll never run out of things to do during your stay at Carson Ridge Luxury Cabins. Whether you’re looking to try a new blend at a nearby winery or hike through the mountains, the Columbia River Gorge offers countless opportunities. Plus, there are some amazing Hood River events throughout the year that you won’t want to miss!

If you’re planning a vacation during one of these Hood River events, you’ll need to know what else to do on your trip. Our complimentary Vacation Guide is here to help you plan your stay. It features some of the best recommendations to explore during your vacation. This helpful resource has helped countless adventurers plan their Pacific Northwest getaway, so get your copy today!

5 of the Best Hood River Events You Won’t Want to Miss

1. Hood River Hard-Pressed Cider Fest

To celebrate the turn of weather and upcoming orchard seasons, the Hood River Hard-Pressed Cider Fest takes place. The spring is blossoming and the warm weather and cool breezes are finally arriving. During this festival, you’ll find a variety of local cideries who source their apples, pears, and other fruits from more than 440 local orchards. This fun, seasonal event gives you a true taste of Hood River; you’ll also get to indulge in the vibrant food scene from local vendors and live music.

2. Hood River Valley Blossom Time

Hood River Valley Blossom Time takes place the entire month of April. The many cherry, apple, and pear trees blossom in fabulous pink and white flowers, creating the perfect opportunity to celebrate spring. Throughout the month, you’ll find farm events, craft shows, culinary treats, and wine and cider tasting. Enjoy the warm weather and beautiful blossoms along with these festivities!

3. Hood River Hops Fest

As summer transforms into fall, beer lovers unite for the Hood River Hops Fest. Awarded the silver medal for best beer festival from the Oregon Beer Awards, this event embraces the IPA. Here, you’ll find a variety of food vendors and more than 50 breweries. Listen to live music as you sip on a variety of more than 75 beers.

4. Hood River Valley Harvest Fest

One of our favorite seasonal Hood River events is the Hood River Valley Harvest Fest. This annual event has been going on for more than 35 years! Best described as an old-fashioned fall festival, you’ll find more than 125 vendors. Enjoy local produce and fall foods, arts and crafts, wine, cider, beer, and more. Celebrate the bounty of autumn while enjoying bluegrass and classic rock tunes, then browse vendor tents for great souvenirs from local artisans.

5. Hood River Holidays

Come visit Hood River during one of the most magical times of the year! During Hood River Holidays, the area is transformed into a sea of twinkling lights. Enjoy Santa sightings, a parade, a tree lighting, late night shopping, and the dazzling light displays.

Where to Stay During Hood River Events

cabinYou deserve to stay in the best accommodations possible during whichever Hood River events you’re in town for. You’ll love staying at Carson Ridge Luxury Cabins. Our private cabins offer the perfect spot to relax after a long day at a festival. Soak in the Jacuzzi tub or take a stroll through our property for views of the surrounding mountains. Plus, you get to wake up each morning to a delicious breakfast to start your day off right!