Enjoy the leisurely pace of our historic streets with their turn-of-the-century architecture and stroll through the adjacent gardens and tree-shaded campus of Pacific University. Take time to explore our forty specialty stores, antiques, coffee shops, restaurants, spas, and galleries. The traditional village feel of downtown gives way to fun and excitement when our many events come to life.
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. More Information.
Every September four tons of locally grown fresh corn is consumed at this historic-themed barbeque. This celebration of Forest Grove features entertainment and plenty of corn, all located on the grounds of Pacific University. More Information.
The Farmers Market is every Wednesday, May through October from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Main Street (between Pacific Avenue and 21st Avenue), The market 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. More Information.
The first Wednesday of every month during the Farmers Market- Artisans in the Grove provides a "Sampler's Veranda" for local artists to share their talents (crafts, music, textiles, performers) with the community promoting sales and offering demonstration space for performances, services, and/or classes. More Information.
Celebrate in the streets of Forest Grove for the downtown annual “Uncorked” event. This event features Oregon's abundance of fine wineries, microbrew, spirits, skillfully crafted food, fine arts, and local music talent. More Information.
People of all ages and skills register for a section of sidewalk, which includes a box of colorful chalk. These artists spend the day creating their amazing masterpieces on one of the hundreds of squares that line the downtown neighborhood. More Information.
Be prepared for an unforgettable celebration of Bavarian culture, delicious food, refreshing drinks, thrilling carnival games, and captivating entertainment. More Information.
Bring your little ghouls, ghosts, and superheroes for an evening of spooky fun and delightful treats as the downtown merchants of Forest Grove come together to present an unforgettable trick-or-treat event. More Information.
It is an old-fashioned celebration of the holidays for the whole family featuring storefront decorations, breakfast with Santa, special downtown shopping events, artisans marketplace, and much more. Event takes place first Saturday of December. More Information.
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