With Memorial Day being the unofficial start of summer, it is time to get out and really enjoy all that the warmer weather has to offer. In Hood River, there are several ways that you can enjoy the Memorial Day weekend. The following are Hood River Oregon events and activities for Memorial Day that will help you start off summer on a good note.
Memorial Day Wine Weekend
Wine Lovers Unite for wine tastings throughout the area. Maryhill Winery is hosting it’s 18th annual wine festival where you’ll enjoy their award-winning wine, special wine releases as well as delicious food and live entertainment. Maryhill Winery does offer discounts on wine purchases for both visitors as well as premium wine club members. Columbia Gorge Wine also hosts an annual Memorial Day wine event featuring signature wines from several wineries in the region. So, if you enjoy wine, make sure to check out on of the Memorial Day wine tastings.
Hood River Oregon Tourism Loves Reedsport Memorial Weekend Celebration
Come join the locals as they celebrate Memorial Day with a host of family-friendly activities, a parade and good food! The Reedsport Memorial Weekend Celebration, one of the most popular Hood River Oregon events, starts off with the popular parade on 101 Highway which ends in Hahn Park. From there, there is a Memorial Day Dinner to celebrate and honor veterans. The Memorial Day Weekend Celebration wraps up with live music. This celebration is free for all. Donations are accepted for those that are interested in contributing to the festivities.
6th Annual Art of Survival Century Bicycle Ride
Spend your Memorial Day weekend exploring Hood River and the surrounding region via bike at the 6th Annual Art of Survival Century Bicycle Ride. This yearly event is an excellent opportunity to get out and explore Hood River while learning more about the area via talks provided by local rangers and historians. You can choose from the Century (100 mile), Metric Century (62 mile), 45 mile, 20 mile mountain bike routes. There is also a 25 mile route that is family-friendly. All of the routes are on flat terrain making it easier to explore the area. What makes this event unique are the informative rest stops where information about the area from geology to local history is shared with the bikers. The Art of the Survival Century Bicycle Ride offers you the opportunity to enjoy nature, get some exercise and see and learn more about Hood River and the surrounding region. You can register for this event by visiting the Survival Century Bicycle Ride website.
With Memorial Day comes visions of summertime fun. While in Hood River over the Memorial Day Weekend, make sure that you enjoy the upcoming Hood River Oregon events.
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