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.

August 2017

Brittan Winderlea Winery Event McMinnville Oregon

  Into the Woods: A look at coopers and barrel distinction with Brittan & Winderlea wineries
Friday / August 18, 2017 - 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Brittan Vineyards and Winderlea Winery
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We invite you to engage with us at in-depth seminars and tastings. At this seminar, begin a guided journey by talking about difference in forests, coopers, toasting and barrel age. $50/pp, reservations required.

SaturdayFarmersMarket

  McMinnville Saturday Market
Saturday / August 19, 2017 - 10:00 AM-2:00 PM
McMinnville Grange
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Local vegetables, fruits, herbs, meat, eggs, honey, jams, skincare, handmade gifts.

McMinnville Oregon Art & Wine Walk

  McMinnville Art & Wine Walk
Saturday / August 19, 2017 - 4:00 PM-8:00 PM
Historic Downtown McMinnville
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Enjoy viewing local art works, shopping and sipping wines in the Historic Downtown District.

Ten Oaks Gallery McMinnville Oreogn

  Stephanie Shaw Children’s Book Reading at Ten Oaks Gallery
Sunday / August 20, 2017 - 1:00 PM-3:00 PM
The Gallery at Ten Oaks
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Children’s book author Stephanie Show will be reading her new book “Piece by Piece” and artist Jennifer Fisher will be demonstrating how to weave and use a loom.  A coloring session will be offered along with snacks.

Live Music in McMinnville Oregon

  Open Jam Night with Dan Seymour & Friends at Willamette Valley Vineyards
Thursday / August 24, 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.

Bounty of Yamhill County

  Bounty of Yamhill County
Friday / August 25, 2017 - Sunday / August 27, 2017 - 12:00 AM
Yamhill County, Oregon
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Now in its fifth year, Bounty of Yamhill County is a three-day food and wine festival showcasing top farms, chefs and wineries in Oregon’s Willamette Valley through a variety of activities and events including farm-to table dinners and outdoor adventures like hiking, paddling and hot air ballooning.

The Gallery at Ten Oaks McMinnville Oregon

  Meet Artist Jim Smith at The Gallery at Ten Oaks
Saturday / August 26, 2017 - 12:00 AM
The Gallery at Ten Oaks
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McMinnville artist Jim Smith will be at the gallery demonstrating his graphite work and talk about his work with watercolors. Coleman Vineyards wine will be available to purchase.

SaturdayFarmersMarket

  McMinnville Saturday Market
Saturday / August 26, 2017 - 10:00 AM-2:00 PM
McMinnville Grange
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Local vegetables, fruits, herbs, meat, eggs, honey, jams, skincare, handmade gifts.

Live Music in McMinnville Oregon

  Open Jam Night with Dan Seymour & Friends at Willamette Valley Vineyards
Thursday / August 31, 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.

September 2017

SaturdayFarmersMarket

  McMinnville Saturday Market
Saturday / September 02, 2017 - 10:00 AM-2:00 PM
McMinnville Grange
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Local vegetables, fruits, herbs, meat, eggs, honey, jams, skincare, handmade gifts.

Oregon Wine Country Half Marathon

  Oregon Wine Country Half Marathon
Sunday / September 03, 2017 - All Day
Stoller Family Estate
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Hosted in in the heart of the Willamette Valley, participants rave about the small-town charm, incredible sunrise views, scenic course, great wines, and post-race Wine & Music Festival.

Ten Oaks Art Gallery McMinnville Oregon

  Featured Artist Reception for Sepha Nisbet and Nadya King
Wednesday / September 06, 2017 - 6:30 PM-8:00 PM
The Gallery at Ten Oaks
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Contemporary Symbolism artists Sepha Nisbet and Nadya King will be our guests of honor. Their work will be displayed as our Featured Artists throughout September. Coleman Vineyards wine available to purchase.

Live Music in McMinnville Oregon

  Open Jam Night with Dan Seymour & Friends at Willamette Valley Vineyards
Thursday / September 07, 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.

Tour DeVine by Helicopter in McMinnville Oregon

  Tour DeVine by Heli in the McMinnville AVA
Friday / September 08, 2017 - Saturday / September 09, 2017 - 12:00 AM
Youngberg Hill
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Tour from the Sky! Tour DeVine by Heli will be taking flight to bring you to McMinnville AVA wineries on four special dates this summer. Three tastings and a boxed picnic lunch by Red Hills Market are included.
Oregon Brews and BBQ McMinnville Oregon

  10th Annual Oregon Brews and BBQs
Friday / September 08, 2017 - Sunday / September 10, 2017 - All Day
Oregon Mutual Insurance Parking Lot
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Great Food, Great Regional Brews, & A Whole Lot of FUN!! OBB is a fundraising event for St. James Catholic School & GhanaHope Foundation, with over 18,000 square feet of tent, 50+ taps serving craft beer and cider, delicious barbecue, and live music.

SaturdayFarmersMarket

  McMinnville Saturday Market
Saturday / September 09, 2017 - 10:00 AM-2:00 PM
McMinnville Grange
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Local vegetables, fruits, herbs, meat, eggs, honey, jams, skincare, handmade gifts.

Live Music in McMinnville Oregon

  Open Jam Night with Dan Seymour & Friends at Willamette Valley Vineyards
Thursday / September 14, 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.

SaturdayFarmersMarket

  McMinnville Saturday Market
Saturday / September 16, 2017 - 10:00 AM-2:00 PM
McMinnville Grange
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Local vegetables, fruits, herbs, meat, eggs, honey, jams, skincare, handmade gifts.

McMinnville Oregon Art & Wine Walk

  McMinnville Art & Wine Walk
Saturday / September 16, 2017 - 4:00 PM-8:00 PM
Historic Downtown McMinnville
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Enjoy viewing local art works, shopping and sipping wines in the Historic Downtown District.

Live Music in McMinnville Oregon

  Open Jam Night with Dan Seymour & Friends at Willamette Valley Vineyards
Thursday / September 21, 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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