Wallowa County Events


The Wallowa County Chamber of Commerce has a calendar full of things happening in the county but listed below are some of our favorites.


May 7th
Wallowa Valley Youth Arts Festival
This exciting annual event features a wonderful display of artwork, lots of awards,
ribbons, hands-on activities, and musical performances by area youths.

May 10th thru October 31st
Eagle Cap Excursion Train
Sit back and enjoy the sights and sounds of a train ride on the Eagle Cap Excursion Train
on one of the 15 unforgettable rides they have scheduled for 2015.

June 6th
A Taste of Joseph
A showcase of businesses,events, shops and restaurants including live music,
artist demonstrations, re-enactment of a 1896 local bank robbery and an
antique tractor display.

June 10th and 11th
Oregon Mountain Cruise
Come join us for a fun filled weekend on Main Street in Joseph, Oregon for the 26th Annual Oregon Mtn. Cruise Car Show. It’s one of the best little car shows in the Northwest. All vehicles, makes and models welcome.

June 13th
Blue Mountain Fiddle Show
Sponsors their 22nd annual quilt show at the Joseph Community Center.

June 18th
Mountain High Bronc and Bulls
The Best Little Rodeo Bronc & Bull Ride
Bringing you big names, close up experience and always big fun

June 24th
Watershed Festival
An outdoor festival and concert to celebrate this amazing place. Hands-on activities to explore and learn about the people, animals, plants, rocks, and our way of life. Live local music

June 25th
Amy Hafer Race for Awareness
The Amy Hafer Race for Awareness is a fun event for the whole family which promotes
health and early detection through regular check ups and important screenings

July 4th
Wallowa Old Time 4th of July
An old fashioned 4th of July with parade and barbeque

July 4th
Shake the Lake!
Fireworks at Wallowa Lake
Wallowa Lake makes a perfect setting to view this classic memorable Independence Day event.

July 2nd
Lostine River Run
One of the oldest running events in Eastern Oregon
with 10K, 5K and 1 mile runs.

July 2nd
Joseph Mountain Jubilee
Featuring local and regional bluegrass, country, celtic, and folk music
with local, regional and national participants.

July 3rd – July 9th
Dulcimer Week
5th annual Dulcimer Week in the Wallowas
Learn and enjoy Appalachian Mountain Dulcimer in beautiful inspiring Wallowa County

July 3rd – 5th
Lostine Flea Market
The entire town of Lostine turns into one gigantic flea market!
A great place to find that elusive bargain treasure!

July 4th
Wallowa Old Time 4th of July
An old fashioned 4th of July with parade and barbeque

July 4th
Shake the Lake!
Fireworks at Wallowa Lake
Wallowa Lake makes a perfect setting to view this classic memorable Independence Day event

July 9th
Bowlby Bash
A street fair in Enterprise with many vendors, sidewalk sales and other activities including historic tours of the Courthouse, antique cars and tractors and a Soapbox Derby.

July 10th – July 16th
Summer Fishtrap
A week-long gathering of writers held at Wallowa Lake, Oregon each July.

July 11th – July 16th
Wallowa Fiddle Tunes Camp
11th annual Fiddle Tunes Camp help at Wallowa School sponsored by the Wallowa Valley Music Alliance

July 22nd -24th
Tamkaliks Celebration (Pow Wow)
A three day celebration of traditional Native American culture and tradition.

July 26th- 31st
Chief Joseph Days
Four days of action – packed rodeos, parades, dances and fun.
One of the best rodeos in the west! It’s in beautiful friendly Wallowa County and this year celebrating it’s 70th anniversary

August 6th
Sunrise Iron Antique Tractor Show
Erl McLaughlin opens the huge doors on his showroom to share an awe inspiring collection of over 50 tractors, plows, cultivators and other antique machinery from the early 1900s.

August 7th – 13th
Wallowa County Fair
An old-fashioned county fair in Enterprise

August 12th and 13th
Bronze, Blues, and Brews
Enjoy live blues performances and taste a wonderful
selection different beers from around the region

August 19th – 20th
Main Street Show and Shine
The 2nd annual Main Street Show and Shine Car Cruise in Enterprise.

August 22nd
Kokanee Festival
Learn about the landlocked salmon in Wallowa Lake with presentations, activities and live music.

August 25th – 28th – Join us next year – August 24-27, 2017
Wallowa County Thunder Run
Many activities and exciting rides for the avid bikers and their famllies

September 3rd (Labor Day Weekend 2016)
Juniper Jam Music Festival
The sweetest little music festival in Eastern Oregon
Many styles of music, including folk, country, jazz, Americana and blues
Great food and drink, plus children’s activities.

Sep. 9th -11th
Hells Canyon Mule Days
35th annual Mule Days with events for the entire family.

Sep. 12th
Wallowa Lake Triathlon
1/4 mile swim in Wallowa Lake, 12 mile bike ride through the town of Joseph
and a 3 mile run around the resort area of Wallowa Lake.

Sep. 16th – 18th
Wallowa County Festival of the Arts
This three day celebration features local, regional and national artists working in all types of media,
with over 125 artists.

Sep. 22nd – 24th
A fun-filled four-day celebration of Swiss and Bavarian culture
cuisine and liquid refreshment in Wallowa County

Sep. 24th
Paint the Town
Artists sprinkled around Joseph with their easels painting a scene of their choice.
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