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Explore the Fruit Loop

A unique rural farm experience awaits you in the beautiful Hood River Valley, where you’ll encounter 27 on-the-farm fruit stands, wineries, breweries, cideries, and fields of flowers.

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Take Care Out There

Hood River is here for everyone to enjoy for generations to come — that’s why we’re counting on you!

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Visit Hood River! The best time is now.

Just an hour from Portland, but a world away. With a major international airport one hour away and Seattle just over three, the easy part is getting here; the hardest part is leaving.

One Hour from Portland
Three Hours, 40 Minutes from Seattle
Two-Hour Flight from San Francisco

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Hood River Happenings

Let’s get social! Come see the best of Hood River’s arts, music, food, drink, and culture all year round.

February 2

First Thursday After Hours- Historic Hood River Hotel

The Historic Hood River Hotel will be hosting our first after hours event of the year. Please join us for an evening of networking, meeting new people, and to enjoy

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February 3

301 Gallery February Sugar Show

Friday, February 3 3:30- 7pm 301 Gallery 301 Oak St. Downtown Hood River   301 Gallery announces a celebration of February, a short but sweet month, with the 301 Sugar

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February 9

Columbia Gorge Confections Ribbon Cutting

Thursday February 9 3:30- 5 pm 112 7th Street Hood River Join us for a ribbon cutting at Columbia Gorge Confections. Come and visit their storefront to find out more

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February 10

CGOA- Jazz Collective Big Band Valentine’s Day

CGOA- Jazz Collective Big Band Celebrates Valentine’s Day Friday, February 10 8-10 pm Hood River Elks Lodge Tickets are $10 for adults, and those under 18 are free. Come listen

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February 11

Cake Decorating Class

Saturday February 11 2- 5 pm Dani’s Kitchen Learn to professionally decorate a cake. This is a great opportunity as Valentine’s Day nears. To sign up visit,  Dani’s Kitchen Shop

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February 17

CGOA Presents Young Voices

Friday, February 17 7 pm Wy’east Middle School Performing Arts Center 3000 Wy’east Rd. Odell   The Gorge Sinfonietta is known for diverse and exciting programs, from collaborations with outstanding

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February 19

CGOA Presents Young Voices

Sunday, February 19 2 pm Wy’east Middle School Performing Arts Center 3000 Wy’east Rd. Odell   The Gorge Sinfonietta is known for diverse and exciting programs, from collaborations with outstanding

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April 22

Pink Martini Concert- Benefits Hood River County Education Foundation

Papa Murphy’s and The Hood River County Education Foundation Present: Pink Martini in Concert Saturday, April 22 Hood River Middle School Historic Auditorium All Ages Welcome Doors Open at 6:30

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Find Your Fun

Up for adventure? Down for a drink? No matter your style, find your fun in Hood River.

Play Lists

“What would you do if you came to play in Hood River?” We asked our favorite long-time locals the same question and compiled their answers to create jam-packed weekend play lists.

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Snow sports at Mount Hood Meadows

Pow for Breakfast

By Visit Hood River

Recently recognized as the “Nature Lover’s Destination” in the 2021 Sunset Travel Awards and locally revered as the “most wonderful time of the year,” Hood River’s playful winter vibe offers snow-centered experiences, minus the summer bustle. A perfectly balanced mix of charming and hip, Hood River provides an unmatched winter experience, especially when paired with the wild of the surrounding Columbia River Gorge and Mt. Hood National Forest.

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Skiing down Mt. Hood

Mt Hood Meadows

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A Day at Mt Hood Meadows - Offering some of the most spectacular skiing and snowboarding in the Northwest, Meadows is a quick 45 minute drive from Hood River. The variety of Meadows' terrain is what makes it so unique and popular. The wide-open terrain off of Cascade Express offers incredible panoramic views halfway across Oregon from its 7,300-foot elevation. Advanced skiers and snowboarders seek out the steeps in the front bowls, or drop into the seemingly endless pitch of powder-filled Heather Canyon.

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View of Mt Hood from Timberline Ski Resort

Mt Hood Ski Areas

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Within a short drive from Hood River, there are some great ski and ride options, throw in the vibrant downtown of Hood River and you've got an amazing winter basecamp, just an hour from Portland, Oregon. Timberline and Cooper Spur offer two very different options and both are less than an hours drive from Hood River. Wax your skis and board, let's go!

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Experience Local Flavours With PinkBike

By Visit Hood River

Nestled near the base of the tallest mountain in Oregon is a treasure trove of winding singletrack of various skill levels and terrain. PinkBike Reporter, Brice Shirback, shares highlights from his recent bike trip in the Columbia River Gorge. Take a page from his book to plan out your next biking adventure!

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