Things to Do in Corvallis

Whether you’re an outdoor enthusiast or a foodie, have an artistic bent or love fairs and festivals, there’s something happening year round.

Signature Events

Things To Do in Corvallis - Signature EventsPlan your stay around our signature events and you’ll never lack for things to do in Corvallis. Show up for da Vinci Days, a three-day celebration of music, arts and science, or the Corvallis Fall Festival, a weekend festival showcasing artists from all over Oregon. Come for the Bounty of Benton County during Labor Day weekend and sample the stunning bounty of the Willamette Valley, or visit us for Memorial Day or Thanksgiving weekends and tour the local wineries.

Birding and Fishing, Hiking and Biking

Things To Do in Corvallis - BirdingBird lovers will appreciate the birding “hot spots” in or near Corvallis, like the E.E. Wilson Wildlife Area, Chip Ross and Avery Parks, and many other locations. The Corvallis Audubon Society offers frequent birding field trips on foot and on bike. And speaking of biking, did you know that Corvallis has over 60 miles of biking and hiking trails throughout town and into surrounding countryside? Many of our trails take you near prime fishing, swimming and nature-watching areas, too.

Arts and Culture

Things To Do in Corvallis - Arts & CultureCorvallis is a vibrant community of artists and scholars, and it shows in the cultural events and attractions throughout the town. Tour the art along the Riverfront Commemorative Park or down Madison Avenue. Pick up one of our self-guided walking tours and see some of the beautiful old architecture in Corvallis. Visit the historic Majestic or Whiteside Theatres to take in a play or concert, or stop in to the Arts Center, or one of our many local art galleries, for an art showing.

Wine Tours, Sip Trips and More

Things To Do in Corvallis - Wineries & BreweriesCraving a brisk craft beer or a rich and lovely pinot noir? Visit one or several of the many boutique wineries in Benton County, stop in for a vodka or bourbon tasting at one of our distilleries, or tour the town sampling locally-brewed beers.

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all-day 5th Annual Local Eats Week
5th Annual Local Eats Week
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5th Annual Local Eats Week @ Corvallis | Oregon | United States
Celebrate the fall harvest, support locally-owned businesses, and try some new and delicious food – all in one fell swoop! The 5th annual Local Eats Week will be held September 15-21, 2014. During the week, 19 local restaurants will each
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Pacific Lamprey Geocaching Adven... @ Willamette River from Portland to Eugene
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Pacific Lamprey Geocaching Adventure @ Willamette River from Portland to Eugene | Oregon | United States
Ready for an adventure? Get outside to learn about the Pacific Lamprey, one of the world’s oldest and most interesting fish! Explore nature and discover geocaching, a fun, family-friendly activity. A hand-carved Lamprey has made its way to the ocean
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Heart of Willamette Wineries Summertime Wine Tour @ Oregon | United States
Join us for the Heart of Willamette Wineries Summertime Wine Tour! Pick up a passport and tour Heart of Willamette Wineries between June 21st and September 23rd for free tastings and a chance to win a fantastic Grand Prize! The
8:00 am 2nd Annual Crater Lake Show & Ex... @ Giustina Gallery
2nd Annual Crater Lake Show & Ex... @ Giustina Gallery
Sep 16 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
2nd Annual Crater Lake Show & Experience @ Giustina Gallery | Corvallis | Oregon | United States
Each year we encourage all participating artists to take a trip to Oregon’s wonderful national park, Crater Lake. Although it’s not a requirement, the experience and feeling of the moment when you reach the crater’s rim or turn the corner
10:00 am Cool Tools! @ Benton County Museum
Cool Tools! @ Benton County Museum
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Cool Tools! @ Benton County Museum | Philomath | Oregon | United States
Cool Tools! is now open at Benton County Museum in Philomath. Tools of regional and national significance from the workshop, laboratory, farm, field and home are featured. Informational labels are available on touch screen computers or your own smartphone. Visitors

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