The Tualatin Valley Explorer


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The Tualatin Valley Explorer
May/June 2019

2019 Tualatin Valley People’s Choice Winners

After more than 1,400 votes were counted, we are excited to announce the winners of this year’s Tualatin Valley People’s Choice Awards. Drumroll, please…

Favorite Restaurant: ABV Public House
Favorite Winery: Oak Knoll Winery
Favorite Brewery or Distillery: Vertigo Brewing Company
Favorite New Attraction: Hop Cycle Brewing Company
Favorite Attraction: Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge

Thank you to all who voted in this year’s Tualatin Valley People’s Choice Awards. Congratulations to the winners and the nominees.

City of Beaverton Hosts Its First Pride Parade This June

Downtown Beaverton will have it’s first ever Pride Parade, June 23 at 11 a.m. Celebrate Pride Month with a colorful parade, followed by Pride in the Park, a family-friendly afternoon of entertainment, food, drinks, crafters and more. Learn more >>>

Summer Events to Travel For

It’s never too early to plan your summer vacation. From wine events to summer festivals, here are some of the top events of the summer that are worthy of a overnight stay in Tualatin Valley. Read more >>>

Memorial Day Wine Weekend

Summer kicks off with a an Oregon tradition: Memorial Wine Weekend. Wineries throughout Tualatin Valley invite you to celebrate summer with open houses, live music, tastings and more. Learn more >>>

Bike Travel Weekend
A Day or Two Days of Exploration

Explore Tualatin Valley on two wheels during Bike Travel Weekend. The valley boasts hundreds of miles of cycling trails of varying difficulty. Ride through forests, along country roads and through parks, or tackle one of the RideWithGPS routes. Learn more >>> 

Summertime Adventure

A Three-Day Itinerary
Spend three days in the Tualatin Valley taking in all facets of this diverse destination. From brews to wine to high-flying adventures and farm-to-table meals, this itinerary showcases Tualatin Valley in a new light. Read the article and plan your adventure >>>

Guide to Summer Theater

Tualatin Valley’s three professional theater companies each bring high-quality theater to Tualatin Valley’s growing artist’s enclave. This summer theater season boasts an eclectic mix of musical productions and a triple dose of William Shakespeare. Read more >>> 

It’s Farmers Market Season!

Summertime is market season, and Tualatin Valley’s farmers’ markets are teeming with fruits, veggies and so much more. The farmers’ markets offer more than food, they offer entertainment such as live music, chef demonstrations and kids’ activities. Learn more >>> 


Plan Your Tualatin Valley Getaway Today

New Cycling Routes Launched Throughout Tualatin Valley

A series of new cycling routes have been launched throughout Tualatin Valley, in conjunction with RideWithGPS, an online tool that allows cyclists to plan, navigate and share great rides. Maps and cue sheets for 15 cycling routes—designed for beginners through advanced riders—are now available.

Winery & Vineyard Tour Experiences

Make your Tualatin Valley getaway extra special with a winery and vineyard tour. Get a bird’s eye view of how wine is grown and produced, all while sampling and savoring the tastes of Tualatin Valley wine.

Discover Our Arts

Do you enjoy the arts, culture and humanities? Then, you just may be a “cultural traveler,” defined as one who has a thirst for authentic cultural experiences, including the arts, cuisine and history. If so, Tualatin Valley offers a wide array of activities and sites that will quench that thirst.

The Amazing Grape

Our vintners use their passions to create magic in a bottle. Watch our new videos and learn what makes Tualatin Valley a special wine destination.

Visitor Information

Visitor Guide, Maps and More

Plan your Tualatin Valley getaway. Request a complimentary printed Visitor Guide, Quilt Barn Trail Map, Bike Map and Tualatin River Water Trail Map, or view our digital visitor guide.