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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.

November 25 - December 24
A winter parade during the holidays

2022 Hood River Holidays Holiday Cheer

  • Hood River
  • All Day

Get ready for festivities & holiday fun with Hood River! Bringing you holiday cheer, we are celebrating with a  window display contest, Small Business Saturday, and an exciting downtown festival!

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December 3

First Annual “Pray for Snow” Festival

  • Hood River
  • All Day

Hood River is getting ready to celebrate all things winter at the first annual “Pray for Snow” Festival. The event, organized by Mountain View Cycles, is a tribute to Ullr.

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December 3

Cookies, Cocoa, and Photos with Santa

  • Hood River
  • 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Come join us on December 3rd to meet Santa and having some cookies & cocoa. Minimum $20 donation. All donations will go to Mid-Columbia Community Action Council.      

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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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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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Hood 360

By Claudia Camerino

From stunning views to great local food, this town definitely knows how to roll out the welcome wagon for visitors!

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