2019 Bandon Cranberry Festival Events

Cranberry Carnival

Welcome to the 2019 Bandon Cranberry Festival, presented by the Bandon Chamber of Commerce.

Thursday, September 12

7 PM Cranberry Court Coronation
Sprague Community Theater, 1202 11th St SW
Admission: $15; purchase tickets from a Cranberry Princess, at Freedom Graphics & at the door.

Friday, September 13

9 AM to 3 PM VFW Auxiliary Craft Bazaar & Bake Sale
VFW Hall, Hwy 42S & Bates Rd

10 AM to 4 PM Old Town Marketplace Farmers Market
250 1st St SW, Old Town

11 AM Blessing of the Harvest
2nd St NE & Ohio Ave NE

2:30 PM Cranberry Volleyball Game BHS vs Pacific
Bandon High School, 550 9th St SW

5:30 PM Cranberry Volleyball Game BHS vs Union
Bandon High School, 550 9th St SW

7 PM Cranberry Bowl Football Game BHS vs Brookings/Harbor
Bandon High School, Tiger Field, 550 9th St SW

Halftime, football game Cranberry Kitchen (formerly Queen of the Kitchen), Crown the Winner
BHS Tiger Field, 550 9th St SW

Saturday, September 14

8 AM South Coast Bicycle Cranberry Ride
Open group cycling event, meet at Face Rock Creamery parking lot for 12 mile ride, free event, back in time for parade.
Contact: Sarah, 360-471-0339

9 AM Cran-Slam Annual Co-Ed Slow Pitch Softball Tournament
Bandon City Park, 11th St SW

9 AM to 3 PM VFW Auxiliary Craft Bazaar & Bake Sale
VFW Hall, Hwy 42S & Bates Rd

10 AM Cranberry Festival PARADE
Route is 9th St SW/Hwy 101 through Old Town via 1st St. Parade entry forms at: bandon.com/online-parade-registration/

10 AM to 4 PM Old Town Marketplace Farmers Market
250 1st St SW, Old Town

10 AM to 5 PM Cranberry Equipment Expo
2nd St, Old Town; Cranberry farming, cultivating & harvesting equipment from all era’s provided by local farmers.

10AM to 5 PM Cranberry Festival Vendor Market
Old Town, next to carnival midway, artists & crafters booths

10AM to 5 PM Cranberry Festival Kid’s Corner
2nd St, Old Town, next to Masonic Temple; games for the little ones.

10 AM to 5 PM Cornhole Free Play-All Ages
2nd St & Chicago, Old Town

10 AM to 5 PM Live Music, Main Stage
2nd St & Delaware, Old Town

Afternoon TBA: Cranberry Eating Contest
Main Stage, 2nd St & Delaware, Old Town

4 PM Cranberry Festival Treasure Chest Raffle
2nd St, Old Town, next to Cranberry Headquarters
Drawing for prizes donated by Bandon merchants.

6 PM Cranberry Street Dance
Main stage, 2nd St & Delaware; Mystery Person Reveal

All Day: Carnival Rides & Midway
Old Town, gravel parking lot

Sunday, September 15

8:30 AM to 11:30 AM VFW All You Can Eat Breakfast
VFW Hall, Hwy 42S & Bates Rd
$6 adults; $3 age 12 & under

9 AM Cran-Slam Annual Co-Ed Slow Pitch Softball Tournament
Bandon City Park, 11th St SW

10 AM Disc Golf
Bandon City Park, 11th St SW
Pro, advanced & beginner divisions.
$3 tournament fee; BYO discs & marker.

9:30 AM to 4 PM Show Your Car (Sunday Only)
2nd St, Old Town, non-hosted event, talk about and show off your car.

10 AM to 4 PM Old Town Marketplace Farmers Market
250 1st St SW, Old Town

10AM to 4 PM Cranberry Festival Vendor Market
Old Town, next to carnival midway; artists and crafters booths

10AM to 4 PM Cranberry Festival Kid’s Corner
2nd St, Old Town, next to Masonic Temple; games for the little ones.

12 PM Cornhole Tournament-Ages 12 & Up-Team Play
2nd St & Chicago, Old Town, be there by 11:45 AM

1 PM Cornhole Tournament-Ages 12 & Up-Individual Play
2nd St & Chicago, Old Town, be there by 12:45 PM

1 PM Bandon Lions Club Cranberry Run
Bandon City Park, 11th St SW; run/walk 1 mile, 5K, 10K.
Contact: Sandy, 541-329-0120

Afternoon TBA: Cranberry Eating Contest
Main Stage, 2nd St & Delaware, Old Town

Afternoon TBA: Cranberry Eating Contest-Eat Off
Main Stage, 2nd St & Delaware, Old Town

All Day: Carnival Rides & Midway
Old Town, gravel parking lot

More Activities

10 AM to 4 PM Bandon Quilt Guild – Quilt Show
Friday, Saturday & Sunday; Oddfellows Hall, Hwy 42S
$2 admission, includes a raffle ticket.
Contact: bchalfwassen@yahoo.com or 541-347-2098

11 AM to 5 PM Washed Ashore, Art to Save the Sea
Friday, Saturday & Sunday; 325 2nd St SE, Harbortown Events Center, Old Town
Walk-in art workshop and exhibit.

May 25 through September 17 Port of Bandon Art Show – Wings, Wind, Waves
Coquille River boardwalk in Old Town
Free ballots available at Bandon Bait & Tackle, 110 1st St SE
Awards presentation Saturday, 9/14/19, 1 PM.

July 1 through September 15 Bandon Crab Derby
Catch a tagged crab for a chance to win a prize.
Grand Prize Derby Winner, 2 drawings, noon, Sunday; Tony’s Crab Shack, 155 1st St SE
Call: 541-347-2875 for details.

August 16 through September 15 Bandon Historical Museum – Cranberry Festival Memorabilia Display
270 Fillmore Ave SE
10 AM to 4 PM daily; Admission $3 adults, children free.

Festival Admission

General festival admission is free, including the parade, festival area in Old Town, and street dance.

To keep our festival-goers safe, the festival area, along and around 2nd Street and the 2nd Street (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.


Photos by Angela Cardas, Cardas Photography. Festival title art by Freedom Graphics.