Beauty is apparent everywhere you look in Hood River during the fall season. Revel in the magnificent red and yellow hues of the foliage as you breathe in the crisp autumn air. Take this opportunity to explore one of the many forests, or wrap yourself in a sweater with a cup of hot cider in front of the fire. Fall also brings many events into the area, such as the Hood River Valley Harvest Fest. This highly anticipated festival offers an authentic autumn atmosphere along the Hood River waterfront every October. When planning your vacation to Carson Ridge Luxury Cabins, check to see when this year’s dates are! Celebrate fall at the Hood River Valley Harvest Fest.
Eat Your Heart Out at the Hood River Valley Harvest Fest
You won’t leave the Hood River Harvest Fest hungry! Local restaurants and vendors rent booths at the event, filling the grounds with amazing aromas of homemade cooking. Choose from a variety of dishes that range from traditional fair food to local recipes. Indulge in smoked salmon and chocolate-covered cherries, or a slice of fresh homemade pie for a sweet treat. Beer, wine, and hard cider are also available from local breweries and wineries. Get a true taste of Hood River at this festival!
Hood River Valley Harvest Fest Shopping
Visitors from all over Washington State and beyond flock to the Hood River Valley Harvest Fest for the shopping opportunities. Stock up on local produce from Hood River Valley’s plentiful fall bounty. The area’s local orchards and farms sell portions of their recent harvest, such as pears, apples, chestnuts, pumpkins, jams, and more. Local artisans and crafters also share their goods. There are over 125 vendors selling their metal and wood sculptures, ceramics, fiber art, photography, handicrafts, and other handmade items. You might just find the perfect item to remember your vacation stay, or discover some great presents for the holiday season!
Entertainment at the Hood River Valley Harvest Fest
The live music at the Hood River Valley Harvest Fest is one of the highlights of the festival. Enjoy local bands that perform on the stage located in the middle of the event. The music becomes a soundtrack while you pick out your perfect pears, berries, and flowers to take home, or you can always just sit back and enjoy the show. The stage is also the location for the famous pie eating contest. Celebrate the fall bounty with these festive events.
After Your Day at the Festival, Retreat to Carson Ridge Luxury Cabins
Enjoy your fun-filled day at the Hood River Valley Harvest Fest, then come back and relax at Carson Ridge Luxury Cabins. Our wide selection of romantic cabins let you appreciate the crisp fresh air in our stunning sanctuary that ignites with color during the fall. Wake up each morning to the sensational autumn views on your private porch before indulging in a delicious breakfast. Escape to the Gorge for your perfect autumn retreat!