Robin Hood Festival
Pacific university car show

The Tualatin Valley Explorer

January-February 2019


Sidewalk Chalk Art Festival in Tualatin Valley photo by Doug Frierott

The Tualatin Valley Explorer

January 2019
Your Guide to Tualatin Valley

Ten Tiny Dances in BeavertonTen Tiny Dances in Beaverton (picture: Gordon Wilson)

2019 Tualatin Valley Events Guide
14 Events to Mark on Your Calendar

Those that live here, and those who have visited before, know what a special place Tualatin Valley is. Our Oregon is a place where the clover blooms in the spring, our cities bustle with music in the summer, and our wineries roll out the red carpet for wine lovers all year long. Each year Tualatin Valley hosts hundreds of events. Here are 14 annual events that showcase the very best the valley has to offer. Read more >>>

Big's Chicken in BeavertonBig’s Chicken opened in Historic Downtown Beaverton in 2018

So Long, 2018:  A Look Back at New Attractions, Restaurants and More that Made 2018

Looking back, 2018 was a year of many changes, especially in the city of Beaverton, with the opening of exciting new restaurants, breweries and more. Read more >>>

Grand opening of Din Tai Fung in Tualatin ValleyGrand opening of Din Tai Fung at Washington Square

Hello, 2019! New Openings & Things We’re Looking Forward to in 2019

While 2018 was a stellar year with new openings, we’re excited for 2019. It’s only January and there are several new spots that will be opening soon, bringing even more cool new places to eat, drink and sleep. Read more >>>

Forest Grove Oregon is Magic mural

Oregon Mural Trail
Visit Forest Grove’s New Art Installation

Downtown Forest Grove is the latest town to unveil a billboard-sized mural based on Travel Oregon‘s whimsical Only Slightly Exaggerated advertising campaign. The enchanting illustrations from Travel Oregon’s campaign are brought to life with a series of murals throughout the state. Read more >>>SaveSave


Plan Your Tualatin Valley Getaway Today

Event Calendar

Events & Festivals in Tualatin Valley

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.

Featured Itinerary

A Tualatin Valley Winter Getaway

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.

Coffee Roasters and Coffeehouses

The Buzz on Coffee

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.

Visitor Information

Visitor Guide, Maps and More

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