The Vintages
Cabins, lofts and everything in between
April 4, 2017

From rustic cabins in the Cascade foothills to upscale retreats in the heart of the city, the Mid-Willamette Valley has a variety of unique...

Bush's Pasture Park
Hop into spring with festive events
March 30, 2017

Spring has sprung in the Mid-Willamette Valley! Take in warmer weather and the valley’s natural beauty while partaking in local events. Here...

Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival
12 spots to find blooms in the Salem-area
March 23, 2017

Someone once said, “A garden is a friend you can visit any time.” In the Mid-Willamette Valley, you’ll find an abundance of friends to choose from...

Enchanted Forest
Wacky? Yes. Wonderful? Definitely.
March 9, 2017

From the world’s largest porcine hairball to a whimsical amusement park, the Mid-Willamette Valley is filled with oddities. Whether you have...

Oregon State Capitol State Park
Celebrations in the Cherry City
March 1, 2017

Among dozens of blooming cherry trees, the Oregon State Capitol will host its third annual...

Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival
See what’s happening near Salem, Oregon
February 28, 2017

Celebrate longer days and the start of spring by partaking in festivals, wine tastings and garden tours in Marion, Polk and Yamhill counties. Here...

Salem's Riverfront Carousel
12 indoor places to take the family
February 23, 2017

Looking to get the kids out of the house? The Mid-Willamette Valley has plenty of attractions the entire family can enjoy while staying warm and...

Independence Oregon
Explore the former “Hop Capital of the World”
February 15, 2017

Home to just over 8,500 people, Independence, Oregon, is full of small-town charm. Situated beside the Willamette River, the historic town offers...

Elsinore Theatre
Happenings near Salem, Oregon, this month
February 1, 2017

It’s the shortest month of the year, but there is still plenty to do near Salem, Oregon. Here are 28 things to check out in February: 

Six things to look forward to in the Mid-Willamette Valley
January 19, 2017