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 Corn Maze (Haunted on the Weekends) @ Corn Maze at the Melon Shack
Corn Maze (Haunted on the Weekends) @ Corn Maze at the Melon Shack
Oct 6 – Oct 31 all-day
Corn Maze (Haunted on the Weekends) @ Corn Maze at the Melon Shack | Corvallis | Oregon | United States
Bring the kids out to the pumpkin path and corn maze at the Melon Shack on Hwy 20. There’s lots of family fun and its also haunted on the weekends! Come join us for treats and scares in our corn
all-day Pacific Lamprey Geocaching Adven... @ Willamette River from Portland to Eugene
Pacific Lamprey Geocaching Adven... @ Willamette River from Portland to Eugene
Oct 22 all-day
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
8:00 am Vistas & Vineyards 2014 @ Giustina Gallery
Vistas & Vineyards 2014 @ Giustina Gallery
Oct 22 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Vistas & Vineyards 2014 @ Giustina Gallery | Corvallis | Oregon | United States
The Giustina Gallery will display the beautiful work of Vistas & Vineyards during October 2014. Vistas and Vineyards is a group of artists that meets weekly between mid-May through mid-October to express themselves individually as artists, to enjoy painting “en
9:00 am Corvallis Farmers Market
Corvallis Farmers Market
Oct 22 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Corvallis Farmers Market @ Corvallis | Oregon | United States
Our outdoor Farmers Market features fresh, locally-grown, locally-produced dairy, meat, and farm goods. The Farmers’ Market is open Wednesdays, 9am to 1pm, and Saturdays, 9am to 1pm, April through November. For more information, visit Share this:EmailPrintMoreShare on TumblrPocket
10:00 am Cool Tools! @ Benton County Museum
Cool Tools! @ Benton County Museum
Oct 22 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
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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