Discover McMinnville Events and Things to Do with Our Event Calendar

We always have something happening in McMinnville, Oregon all year-long. You’ll find plenty of fun McMinnville events to add to your calendar for your next stay in McMinnville. Monthly events include the weekly farmers market like the Saturday Market and Art & Wine Walks along our historic Third Street in downtown. From tasty food and wine events to the second largest UFO festival in the United States complete with an alien costume parade, McMinnville’s events are just about as eclectic as our wine tasting. Plan your visit — and book your hotel early — during one of many annual events like the Sip! Wine & Food Classic, the International Pinot Noir Celebration, the Oregon Wine Country Half Marathon, Dragging the Gut car cruising party, Harvest Festival, Bounty of Yamhill County, or the Turkey Rama.

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November 2017

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  Happy Birthday, Terminator! at McMenamins Hotel Oregon
Sunday / November 19, 2017 - All Day
McMenamins Hotel Oregon
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Our big Stout is celebrating 32 years on this day with $4 pints of Terminator Stout and $8 Growler fills! Bring your Passport to get the just-for-fun stamp as well.

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  9th Annual Olio Nuovo Festival
Sunday / November 19, 2017 - 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Red Ridge
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Try this season’s fresh, unfiltered extra virgin olive oil paired with seasonal appetizers and wine. Tour the olive mill, enjoy live music, and more!

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  3rd Annual Even Pull Thanksgiving Pop Up Market
Sunday / November 19, 2017 - 12:00 PM-3:00 PM
Elizabeth Chambers Cellar
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Beth and Erik of Even Pull Farm will bring all the veggies you need for your holiday meal PLUS beautiful centerpieces & decorative pumpkins and gourds!

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  Geeks Who Drink Pub Trivia at McMenamins Hotel Oregon
Tuesday / November 21, 2017 - 7:00 PM-9:00 PM
McMenamins Hotel Oregon
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Free to attend, grub and booze available!

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  Geeks Who Drink Pub Trivia Night at McMenamins
Tuesday / November 21, 2017 - 7:00 PM-9:00 PM
McMenamins Hotel Oregon
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Enjoy fine brews, grub, and of course, trivia!

Live Music in McMinnville Oregon

  Open Jam Night with Dan Seymour & Friends at Willamette Valley Vineyards
Thursday / November 23, 2017 - 6:00 PM-8:00 PM
Willamette Valley Vineyards Tasting Room
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Try a flight of Willamette Valley wine and enjoy live music with Dan Seymour & friends.

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  Underground Open Mic Night with Fred Lamb
Thursday / November 23, 2017 - 7:00 PM-10:00 PM
McMenamins Hotel Oregon
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Join host Fred Lamb to show off your musical skills in the Cellar Bar. Free; 21+.

 

Oregon Wine Country Thanksgiving

  Wine Country Thanksgiving
Friday / November 24, 2017 - Sunday / November 26, 2017 - All Day
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In its 35th year, the wineries of Willamette Valley open their cellars and tasting rooms for special events each year during the Thanksgiving Weekend.  Times & events vary by location.

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  Thanksgiving Open House at Sokol Blosser Winery
Friday / November 24, 2017 - 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Sokol Blosser Winery
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Head to our annual Thanksgiving Open House and try newly released wines while perusing our retail space. Susan Sokol Blosser will be signing copies of her new book, The Vineyard Years, from 11am-3pm on Fri/Sat. $20 per person.

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  Thanksgiving Open House at Youngberg Hill
Friday / November 24, 2017 - Monday / November 27, 2017 - 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Younngberg Hill
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Thanksgiving, Football & Wine…the perfect pairing! Taste newly released wines, watch football, and enjoy our homemade chili & soup by the fireplace. Cost: $15.

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  Celebrate Thanksgiving Weekend at Elizabeth Chambers Cellar
Friday / November 24, 2017 - Saturday / November 25, 2017 - 11:00 AM-4:00 PM
Elizabeth Chambers Cellar
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Taste 2016 Pinot Noir from the barrel with an exclusive opportunity to purchase futures, as well as current release wines paired with light hors d’oeuvres. $25/person.

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  Thanksgiving Weekend at Coeur de Terre Vineyard
Friday / November 24, 2017 - Sunday / November 26, 2017 - 11:00 AM-5:00 PM
Coeur de Terre Vineyard
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Meet winemaker/owners Scott & Lisa. Our critically-acclaimed 2014 Block Designate Pinots take center stage with Pinot Gris, Riesling, Rosé alongside tasty food bites.

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  Evasion Brewing Soft-Open Tasting Party
Friday / November 24, 2017 - Saturday / November 25, 2017 - 2:00 PM-6:00 PM
Evasion Brewing
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Experience a new brewery in McMinnville with a 7-barrel brewhouse and a cozy new tasting room! Enjoy 9 GF beers on tap, games and lots of friends.

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  Annual Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting
Friday / November 24, 2017 - 4:30 PM-5:30 PM
Historic Downtown McMinnville
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Start the holiday off right with an old-fashioned starlight parade under 3rd Street’s twinkle-lit trees in downtown McMinnville!

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  Cup and Easel at Blue Quail
Friday / November 24, 2017 - 7:00 PM-9:00 PM
The Blue Quail
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Enjoy a 2 hour paint class with wine and other non-alcoholic beverages. Come as you are and leave with a finished painting!

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  Live Music in the McMenamins Cellar Bar
Friday / November 24, 2017 - 7:00 PM-10:00 PM
McMenamins Hotel Oregon
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Hosting various artists each week! Grab a drink in the Cellar Bar and enjoy a free show.

Gallery Theater McMinnville Oregon

  Shrek the Musical at Gallery Theater
Friday / November 24, 2017 - 7:30 PM-9:30 PM
Gallery Theater
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Enjoy this family-friendly tale of an unlikely green hero who finds himself on a life-changing journey.

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  Downtown McMinnville Small Business Saturday
Saturday / November 25, 2017 - All Day
Historic Downtown McMinnville
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Small Business Saturday is the day McMinnville celebrates the Shop Small movement! Enjoy specials all day long at local merchants in downtown McMinnville.

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  McMinnville Saturday Market
Saturday / November 25, 2017 - 10:00 AM-2:00 PM
McMinnville Grange
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Local vegetables, fruits, herbs, meat, eggs, honey, jams, skincare, handmade gifts.

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  Thanksgiving Open House at Sokol Blosser Winery
Saturday / November 25, 2017 - 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Sokol Blosser Winery
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Head to our annual Thanksgiving Open House and try newly released wines while perusing our retail space. Susan Sokol Blosser will be signing copies of her new book, The Vineyard Years, from 11am-3pm on Fri/Sat. $20 per person.

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