Savor the Tastes of Tualatin Valley This August

Savor the Tastes of Tualatin Valley This August



August is an exciting month in Oregon’s Tualatin Valley, where visitors and locals alike can indulge in a variety of captivating events. From wine enthusiasts to garlic lovers and canine enthusiasts, there’s something for everyone to enjoy in this beautiful region.

Canines Uncorked (August 6) is a delightful event that celebrates the love for wine and furry friends. Hosted by the Oregon Humane Society and Tualatin Valley’s wineries, Canines Uncorked combines the region’s passion for wine and dogs, creating a unique experience that is both enjoyable and pet-friendly. Wine lovers can explore a variety of local wineries, sample their exceptional wines, and revel in the scenic beauty of Tualatin Valley, all while bonding with their four-legged friends.

The Sherwood Wine Festival (August 11-12) attracts wine enthusiasts to Old Town Sherwood from near and far. The Sherwood Wine Festival offers the opportunity to sample a wide selection of exceptional wines crafted in the region. From rich and complex reds to crisp and refreshing whites, visitors can explore a variety of varietals and styles. The festival creates a welcoming atmosphere where attendees can engage with winemakers, learn about the winemaking process, and discover new favorites.

If you have a fondness for the pungent and flavorful bulb, the North Plains Elephant Garlic Festival (August 11-13) is a must-visit event. Held in the quaint town of North Plains, this festival is a paradise for garlic enthusiasts. The festival also boasts a half marathon, live music, arts and crafts vendors, food and beer and wine garden, all while experiencing the charm of North Plains.

Forest Grove Uncorked! (August 19) is a celebration of Forest Grove’s thriving beverage industry. This annual event highlights wine, cider and beer in and around Forest Grove. Visitors can sample a wide array of locally crafted beverages while listening to live music and noshing on delicious food in an inviting, festive atmosphere. Forest Grove Uncorked offers a delightful experience for all who attend.

For those with a taste for craft beer and a yearning for a touch of Nordic culture, the Viking Beer Festival (August 25-26) is a must-attend event in Tualatin Valley. Inspired by the region’s Scandinavian heritage, this festival pays homage to the rich Viking traditions while showcasing the exceptional craftsmanship of local breweries. Dance, play and rejoice like a true Viking!

August in Tualatin Valley is a month filled with captivating events that celebrate the region’s diverse interests. Whether you’re a wine or beer lover, a dog enthusiast, or a garlic aficionado, there’s an event for you to enjoy.


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