2018 Festivals & Events


24 American Long Distance Hikers Association – West (ALDHA WEST) Winter Ruck aldhawest.org/Rucks Experienced long distance backpackers will share their knowledge to help prepare you for your upcoming adventures.


17 Heart of the Gorge Wedding Showcase – Marine Pavilion FREE! Check out what Cascade Locks was to offer brides and grooms to be! Information call 541-374-2405


1 Sunrise church service – Gorge Pavilion at the Marine Park. All welcome!

7-8 CGRA – Rainier Cup – Compete to capture the Cup!

TBA SOLVE River Clean Up – Business Park – 9am 503-844-9571 solveoregon.org

20-22 PCTA Trail Skills College – Marine Park 100 ppl

Do you love trails? Come play in the dirt, learn how to buck a log, and fix a trail’s drainage problems. No experience required. Registration is required. For more information, contact Dana Hendricks and say you’re a Gorge resident. dhendricks@pcta.org541-844-9133

27-29 City-Wide Yard Sale in Cascade Locks – Turn out for treasures!


1 Sternwheeler River Cruises begin – https://www.portlandspirit.com/sternwheeler – 503-224-3900

1 Cascade Locks Historical Museum Opens for Season – Tues-Sun, 12-5pm – 541-374-8535 Located in the historic Marine Park – Home of the Oregon Pony! 541-374-8535

5 Angela Coe Rainy Day Walk & Run, City Hall, 10am – Starts at Cascade Locks City Hall, Cascade Lockseventbrite.com/e/angela-coe-rainy-day-runwalk-tickets-Charity memorial run

12-13 Sailing – Gorge Invitationalwww.cgra.org

19 Pink Party! Pink Sistas – Annual fundraiser to raise money to find a cure for breast cancer. Food! Music! Silent Auction! Pink Sistas put on this event. For more information call 503-901-7900 or info@pinksistas.com

31-June 3 – Hiking for Healing Workshop – Spiritually focused hosted weekend of hikes, dinners and lectures For information email: hahaha108@yahoo.com


23 Sailing – CGRA Opening Day & BBQwww.cgra.org

28-7/1 Gem & Mineral Show, Marine Park

30-July 1 CGRA Sailing – 505 Heavy Air – www.cgra.org


4th of July Fireworks – Lots of people! Come Celebrate! – Marine Park

13 Movie in the Park – Jumanji 2 – Marine Park, Cascade Locks, At Dusk – FREE!

13-15 CGRA Sailing – Skiff Regatta – www.cgra.org

17-20 CGRA Sailing – Wind Youth Clinic  – www.cgra.org

21-22 CGRA Sailing – Wind Youth Regatta – www.cgra.org

23-26 CGRA Sailing – ISA Laser Clinic – www.cgra.org

27 Movie in the Park – Coco, Marine Park, Cascade Locks, At Dusk, FREE

27-29 CGRA Sailing – CGOD – Columbia Gorge One Design – www.cgra.org

29 – August 1- CGRA Sailing – ISA Laser Clinic 2- www.cgra.org


2 – CGRA Sailing – Blowout – www.cgra.org

3 – 5 CGRA Sailing – Laser PCC – www.cgra.org

10 Movie in the Park – Despicable Me 3, Marine Park, Cascade Locks, At Dusk

12 Bridge of the Gods 10k & Half Marathon – Finish at Marine Park for food and live music – www.bridgeofthegodsrun.com

17-19 PCT Days Festival – Marine Park, Cascade Locks, OR. Check out the latest in outdoor equipment plus a huge raffle, food vendors, beer garden. First rate sponsors show best in light weight backpacking gear. http://www.pctdays.com/

24 Movie in the Park – Ferdinand, Marine Park, Cascade Locks, At Dusk, FREE

31 Movie in the Park – Pete’s Dragon, Marine Park, Cascade Locks, At Dusk, FREE


1 Alumni Association Dinner – Marine Park Pavilion

2 Old Timers Picnic – Marine Park

15 Bridge of the Goddesses Run – Route begins on Bridge of the Gods, then onto the Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail. Finish line in Marine Park with food, beer and music. – http://runwithpaula.com/bridge-of-the-goddess-half-marathon-10k/s Relay

29 – 50th Anniversary of the Signing of the National Trail Act creating the Pacific Crest Trail National Scenic


5 Magical History Tour – Twilight Cruise aboard the Columbia Gorge Sternwheeler. Annual fundraiser for Cascade Locks History Museum and Oregon Pony. Live music, silent auction items, great food and full bar – www.portlandspirit.com

5-7 Gamblers 500 Winter Wonderland Rally

13 Cross Crusade Race, EasyCLIMB Trail


19 Toll Booth Park Lighting – Bridge of the Gods – Hot chocolate and quirky light show!


TBA Festival of Lights – Cascade Locks City Hall

Download the printable 1 page 2017 event calendar here

For more great information about what to do while visiting Cascade Locks, please visit the City of Cascade Locks Tourism website: www.cascadelocks.net