2017 Bandon Cranberry Festival Event List

evening street dance, Bandon Cranberry Festival 2015

Shiver me Cranberry! The annual Bandon Cranberry Festival is back with a seafaring pirate theme, and all your favorite festival events, in 2017.

Friday, September 8

9 AM to 3 PM Craft Bazaar & Bake Sale
VFW Post 3440 Ladies Auxiliary at VFW Hall, Hwy 42S & Bates Road

10 AM to 4 PM Queen of the Kitchen Cooking Contest
Old Town Market Place, 250 First St. SW, Bandon

11 AM Blessing of the Harvest
Second St. NE & Ohio Ave NE

3:30 PM Cranberry Volley Ball Game – JV
5:00 PM Cranberry Volley Ball Game – Varsity
Bandon High School 550 9th St SW
Bandon High vs. Riddle High School

7 PM Cranberry Bowl Football Game
Bandon High School Tiger Field, 550 9th St SW
Bandon High vs. Riddle High School

Saturday, September 9

8 AM to 5 PM Cranberry Cruise-IN Car Show
Second St., Old Town
Cars & trucks, all years, makes, models.

8 AM South Coast Bike’s Cranberry Ride: Open Group Cycling Event
Parking area at Third St. SE and Grand Ave., south of Face Rock Creamery
12 mile conversational group ride past cranberry farms,
river and ocean views, back in time for Festival Parade. Free event, no SAG

9 AM to 3 PM Craft Bazaar & Bake Sale
VFW Post 3440 Ladies Auxiliary at VFW Hall, Hwy 42S & Bates Road

10 AM Cranberry Festival Parade
Viewing: Hwy 101 and First St. SE
Parade entry forms

10 AM to 5 PM Old Town Festival
Live music, Kids Corner, food, shopping in Old Town Bandon

10 AM to 3 PM Queen of the Kitchen Cooking Contest
Port of Bandon Old Town Market Place, 250 First St. SW, Bandon

10 AM to 5 PM Corn Hole Free Play
Open to all ages. Sign up for Sunday’s Tournament
Second St., Old Town

2 PM Cranberry Eating Contest
Main stage, Second St. & Delaware, Old Town

6 PM Cranberry Street Dance & Coronation
Main stage, Second St. & Delaware, Old Town
Live music by Done Deal; free family-friendly event.
Coronation starts at 7PM.

 

Sunday, September 10

8:30 AM to 11:30 AM All You Can Eat Breakfast
VFW Hall, Post 3440, Hwy 42S &Bates Road
$6 ages 7 and older, age 6 and under eat free

10 AM Disk Golf
Bandon City Park 11th Street SW
$3 tournament fee includes marker. Pro, Advanced, and
beginner divisions; Bring your own disk.

12 AM to 5 PM Corn Hole Tournament

12 AM to 5 PM Corn Hole Tournament

12 & up Team play starts at 12pm. Please arrive by 11:45 AM.
Individual players by 12:45 PM Second St., Old Town.
Registration at Festival Market on Saturday

1 PM registration, Bandon Lions Club Cranberry Run
Bandon City Park
Run/walk 1 mile, 5k, 10k. Call Sandy, 541-329-0120 for registration details.

1PM Cranberry Eating Contest on Main Stage

2PM Cranberry Eating Contest on Main Stage

More Activities

10 AM to 4PM Bandon Quilt Guild – Quilt Show
Friday, Saturday & Sunday
Oddfellows Hall – RTE. 42 South
Admission $2.00 (includes 1 raffle ticket)
Contact: bchalfwassen@yahoo.com or 541-347-2098

10 AM to 4 PM Old Town Marketplace Farmers Market
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
250 First St. SW, Bandon
Shop local farm produce, meat, seafood; artisan wares

September 11 Support Our Veterans Golf Tournament
Play golf and benefit the Coos County Veterans.
Monday, September 11th at Bandon Crossings Golf Course
10a.m. Shot Gun Start Cost: $70 includes green fees, cart and lunch
Register at Bandon Crossing Por Shop 541-347-3232.

2017 Port of Bandon Art Show: Blossoms, Butterflies and Bees
On the Coquille River boardwalk in Old Town.
Vote for your favorites at Bandon Bait & Tackle, 110 First St. SE,
through September 6. Art Show Awards 1 PM, September 10,
Port of Bandon Amphitheater, First St. SE, Old Town.

July 1 through September 10, Bandon Crab Derby
Catch a tagged crab and win a prize.
Grand Prize Derby Winner Drawing 12 PM September 10
Port of Bandon Amphitheater, 155 First St. SE; call 541-347-2875 for details.

August 16 through Sept 10
Bandon Historical Museum, 270 Fillmore Ave SE
Cranberry Festival display features Cranberry Court Coronation
dresses and festival memorabilia. 10 AM to 4 PM daily
admission $3 adults, children free.

For more activities, download our annual festival brochure, (updated each summer), or request a copy at the Bandon Visitors Center.

Visit our Cranberry Festival pages for vendor applications and special event registration.

Festival Parking

To keep our festival-goers safe, the Festival Market, along 2nd St. and Old Town connector streets, is a pedestrian-only area on Saturday and Sunday. Please use caution when coming and going from the festival. Highway 101 traffic will be detoured only during the Saturday parade.

Follow posted signs for vehicle access and parking near Old Town. Look for ADA permit parking on 1st St. Overflow parking is available northeast of Old Town, at 3rd St. SE and Grand Ave., near Face Rock Creamery.

Vendors and Old Town business owners may request service access permits from the Bandon Chamber of Commerce before the festival.


Article by Geneva Miller. Photos by Angela Cardas, Cardas Photography.