The Tualatin Valley Explorer
Your Guide to the Holiday Season in Tualatin Valley
Holiday season in Tualatin Valley is a truly magical time. Cooler, shorter days pave way to cozy evenings, that are even more perfect with a cup of locally roasted coffee or a glass of Pinot Noir.
Cheers to Thanksgiving Wine Weekend
Give thanks to Oregon wine this Thanksgiving with a weekend of special tastings, pairings, live music and other festivities. Wineries throughout Tualatin Valley are participating in this very special annual event.
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Annual Holiday Events
Christmas is a special time in Tualatin Valley. From tree lightings and parades to bazaars and festivals, here is your definitive guide to community holiday celebrations. Read more >>>
Holiday Shows Not To Miss
Instantly get in the holiday mood with a festive show. From Christmas classics to cheeky reinventions, find your festive spirit with these fun, professional theater productions throughout Tualatin Valley.
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Tax-Free Holiday Shopping
Tualatin Valley is one of the best places to spend your days shopping for friends and family. The area boasts a diverse selection of shops and there is no sales tax on anything. Bring your list and shop away! Read more >>>
Holiday Tree Farms
After the last leaf has fallen, it’s time to visit the Tualatin Valley’s Christmas and holiday tree farms. Breathe in the fresh air and cut your own tree, select a pre-cut tree or just join in on the holiday festivities. Read more >>>
A Tualatin Valley Winter Getaway
Not all travelers are looking for snowy getaways during the winter months. In fact, some may seek out travel destinations that offer milder winter weather. While we cannot guarantee a snow-free getaway—Oregon weather is notoriously unpredictable—we do know that you will have a memorable visit in Tualatin Valley. See the two-day itinerary >>>
Upcoming Signature Holiday Events
Winter Village Outdoor Ice Skating at Orenco Station Plaza (Nov. 23-Jan. 6)
Holiday Wreath Making Class at Tillamook Forest Center (Nov. 23-25)
Germany Holiday Market (Nov. 30-Dec. 1)
Just minutes from downtown Portland, enjoy Tualatin Valley's unique and festive wine events, arts and cultural events, farmers’ markets, agricultural and culinary events, farm-to-table dinners, live theater and performing arts, and much more.
Coffee lovers flock to Oregon. A cup of java perfectly matches our low fog mornings, crisp and bright winter days, or drizzly evenings. It helps that our locals make outstanding coffee and are eager to share it with visitors.
After the last leaf has fallen, it’s time to visit the Tualatin Valley’s Christmas and holiday tree farms. Breathe in the fresh air and cut your own tree, select a pre-cut tree or just join in on the holiday festivities.