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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.

May 1 - May 31

AmeriTitle Food Drive and Raffle Contest

Food Drive and Raffle Contest to benefit the FISH Food Bank in Hood River   Canned Foods and other non-perishable items can be dropped off at the AmeriTitle office 419

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Various June Dates

Gorge End of Life Services- Free Online Classes

  • Hood River
  • All Day

AdvanceDirective: It’s About the Conversation! – Free Online Class May 31, 2023 & June 28, 2023 5:30 PM – 6:15 PM Click on this Calendly link and you will receive

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June 2

First Friday Summer Series

  • Hood River
  • 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Summertime is coming soon here in Hood River.  We are gearing up for our 2023 First Friday Summer Series. Mark your calendar! We are holding four First Friday’s this summer.

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June 2

Sustain Home- First Friday: Romeo Gelato & Bridgetown Papers

Join us at Sustain Home to kick off the summer and celebrate Pride month in Hood River! Get sparkles in your hair by Wendy from Lucky Locks , meet Laura

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June 7

Lo Steele at The Griffin House

We are thrilled to announce the second concert of our 2023 Benefit Concert Series! Please join us on Wednesday, June 7th from 6:15-8:30pm for a lively night of music with

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Free Concert June 10

Aaron Meyer & Band with the Gorge Sinfonietta

On Saturday, June 10, Aaron Meyer and his five-piece band return to Jackson Park, pairing with the Gorge Sinfonietta for a free concert of classics and rock.      

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June 15

Gorge Grown Food Network Annual Harvest Dinner

The Harvest Dinner is a farm-to-table fundraising dinner to support Gorge Grown Food Network and our mission to build a resilient and inclusive food system that improves the health and

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October 7

2023 Hood River Hops Fest

  Hood River County is surrounded by world-renowned hop-growing regions, and since 2003 brewers have gathered each October in downtown Hood River to share their fresh-hop beer creations.    

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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.

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

By Visit Hood River

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

By Visit Hood River

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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By Ashley

Biking's a Breeze with one of Hood River's E-Biking Adventures

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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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