February 13-15, 2015
Share in Bend's beloved local tradition this winter. Oregon Winterfest takes place over a long three-day weekend February 13-15, 2015. Whether you want to plan a memorable Valentine's Day getaway or a family vacation with the kids, come out and party with great music, food and drink, special events and exhibits.
The largest winter festival in the Northwest, enjoy non-stop things to see, do, hear and taste. The art displays with focus on the earthy themes of fire and ice. A live ice carving exhibit and competition will take place, encouraging participants to turn this frosty medium into cool creations. The perfect complement to this wintry scene, you can warm up at the elaborately crafted fire pit exhibit. With fiery artistic flair, watch as the flames lick the chilly night air. Linger over the heat with a bite to eat and a beverage, and find out who wins this competition along the Deschutes River.
In addition to the arts, enjoy an eclectic blend of live music from indie regional bands and up-and-coming artists. Filter, a popular band with plenty of radio play, will take to the stage on Saturday night at 8:30 p.m. Hang out and relax, or get active with many exciting events coinciding with the festival. Lace up your sneakers for the 5K and 10K races, or wander around on a leisurely wine tasting tour. Whether you want to find kid-friendly activities or take the polar plunge, WinterFest is a sizzling seasonal event with something for everyone.
You can learn more at http://oregonwinterfest.com/.