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Attractions and Amenities

From outdoor recreation, scenic vistas, fairs and festivals and amateur athletics to wine tasting, history and arts and entertainment – Forest Grove has something for you.

 

 

Concours d'Elegance
One of four premier vintage car shows in the United States, for nearly 30 years this annual summer event is host to thousands of visitors and hundreds of classic automobiles on the manicured grounds of Pacific University. A team of 80 judges select award winners from among multiple pre- and post-World War II categories.

www.forestgroveconcours.org

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Farmers’ Market
Every Wednesday from May through October, on 21st Street (between College and Main), the Market is held from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. It features fresh produce and flowers, along the tastiest traditional tamales this side of Mexico. It also offers children’s activities, opportunities for cultural exchange, entertainment, locally made crafts and a mini-photo studio ready to take your family portrait.

www.adelantemujeres.org 503.992.0078.

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First Wednesday
The Forest Grove Downtown merchants open their doors for evening festivities the first Wednesday of every month from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Enjoy tastings from local wineries, listen to music, take advantage of food specials from restaurants, shop stores offering bargains, peruse art galleries and check out the crafts vendors.

For more information, call 503.357.0316 or 313.9785 www.fgcityclub.com

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Annual Corn Roast- Celebrating Forest Grove
Every September four tons of locally grown fresh corn is consumed at this historic-themed barbeque. This celebration of Forest Grove features booths and entertainment and plenty of corn, all located on the grounds of Pacific University.

For more information, visit www.visitforestgrove.com  

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Golf

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Historic Old Town/Clark Historic District
Experience 150 years of Forest Grove's architectural history with a walking tour of the historic town center and surrounding neighborhood that encompass the Clark National Historic District–more than 100 houses and buildings with architectural styles that include: Classical Revival, Second Empire, Italianate, Victorian, Classic (Transitional) Box, Colonial and Georgian Revival, Bungalow/Craftsman.

For more information, contact Friends of Historic Forest Grove or Historic Landmarks Board.

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Lakes/Rivers/Fishing/Boating

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Explore Parks & Trails in Greater Portland AreaTake Life by the Handlebars Bike Map

Parks/Trails/Recreation

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Wineries
Come tour and taste in the gateway to Oregon’s famed wine country. There are over a dozen wineries minutes from downtown Forest Grove that offer tasting rooms, fine food, music and art events, gift shops and tours.

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