5 Willamette Valley Fall Festivities You Don’t Want to Miss

The cool crisp air of fall has arrived and with it so have the pumpkins, corn mazes, hay rides and a variety of local harvest festivals. Be sure to check out all five of these great autumn events happening right here in the Willamette Valley!


Bauman’s Farm Fall Festival

This hotspotfastandard5-300x180 is most likely already on your list of things to do this fall, but just in case you forgot all the great things Bauman’s infamous Fall Festival has to offer, here is a reminder:

With admission at only $3 on the weekdays and $5 on the weekends, Bauman’s Farm offers fun at an affordable price. Once you are inside the farm you can access the complimentary activities or buy tickets to enter
one of the many mazes, obstacle courses, enormous slides or playgrounds. Do not miss out on all the yummy food and festive entertainment for the whole family happening in Gervais, Oregon at Bauman’s Farm this fall!

Click the link below for more information.




ff51c379ea38443b985fc6c0052860fef9French Prairie Gardens Fall Festival

Running September 26th-October 30th, the harvest festival put on by French Prairie Gardens is another great local event that you need to check out. Complete with fried food, a pumpkin patch, a two acre corn maze, hay rides, pig races and plenty more, there is something to keep everyone entertained on an autumn afternoon.

Admission is $5.99 per person and tickets to access the attractions are $1 each. The fun kicks off on September 27th with the Fight For Your Life 5k run/walk.





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Are you in the mood to get your heart racing and adrenaline pumping? Then go check out The Oregon School for the Deaf’s Nightmare Factory! This campus wide haunted house is by far the most popular and scariest haunted house in the area. The Haunt runs every weekend in October and the first weekend in November with tickets at $15 per person. With a strict no flashlight rule and groups of only 3 allowed at one time, you are sure to have a night filled with lots of screams and jumps.

And, if you want extra scary, buy your tickets for “pitch black weekend.” A special event taking place November 6th-7th where groups of only two are allowed together and the lighting inside is completely black.

Go buy your tickets now!





Back for the 50th year, Mt. Angel’s Oktoberfest is certainly something that should be on your fall calendar. Purchase a $24 “all festival pass” and enjoy all 4 days of fun (September 17-20), or purchase a day pass ranging anywhere from
$5 to $15.
Walk around the assortment of food and art booths downtown, check out the street dances, great entertainment,
wiener dog races, car show or participate in the 5k/10k. There is plenty of fun for the whole family waiting at Oktoberfest in Mt. Angel.
Do not miss out on this beloved German fall tradition and get your tickets today!




fapumpkin-festival-24Woodburn Tulip Farm Pumpkin Fest

Looking to get the family outdoors to enjoy a day full of festive fall activities? Bring them out to the Woodburn Tulip Farm and take advantage of all the great and affordable attractions they have to offer.

The festival goes from September 25th to October 31st and admission is only $7! Watch the duck races, play on the slides, explore the 9 acre corn maze, help the farmer plant tulips or find the perfect pumpkin in their pumpkin patch. Whatever you choose to do, your goal of festive fun will certainly be achieved.