Get into the spirit of the Eastern Oregon at exciting festivals, celebrations and annual events in Pendleton, Oregon. When you stay at the Hampton Inn Pendleton, just off I-84, you will be within close proximity of everything from the county fair to the country's most thrilling rodeo to concerts, parades and fireworks.
Upcoming Events in Pendelton, Oregon
Fourth of July Celebration - July 4th
If you're visiting Pendleton, Oregon on the Fourth of July, you've got to come celebrate at Pendleton Community Park. Pendleton's largest park hosts the annual Independence Day fireworks extravaganza. For more information, visit www.pendletonoregon.com/parks
National Night Out - August
Helping communities come together to combat crime is the philosophy behind National Night Out, an event participated in by thousands of communities in all 50 states. Pendleton supports this free gathering wholeheartedly every August in Roy Raley Park. Sponsored by the Pendleton Police Department, National Night Out features crime prevention and neighborhood watch information. Enjoy live entertainment, food, and activities like sack races, tug-o-war, bean bag toss, rock climbing, and dunk tank.
Umatilla County Fair - August
Based in Hermiston, Oregon, the Umatilla County Fair is one of the biggest annual events in the area. Beginning in August, 1912, the first Fair was known as the Hermiston Dairy and Hog Show. Today, visitors are treated to fun, family rides, a lively livestock auction, a rollicking concert, action-packed rodeo, a spirited parade, and comfort food, like caramel apples. Visit www.co.umatilla.or.us
Pendleton Round-Up - September
The top rodeo in the country, the Pendleton Round-Up takes place during the second week of September. The Round-Up, which started in 1909, is a celebration in the grandest tradition of the west. Enjoy a classic rodeo, country music concert, parade, art shows, dances, and cowboy breakfasts. Experience the Happy Canyon Indian Pageant & Wild West Show, the largest powwow of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Reservation. The show sheds light on the settling of the American West, with portrayals of ancient Native American ways of life, the arrival of Lewis and Clark, and a reenactment of a frontier town's main street. Visit http://pendletonroundup.com