Bandon Cranberry Festival Event Registration
Join one of the longest-running festivals on the Oregon Coast!
Bandon’s annual cranberry harvest festival started in 1947. The festival draws the largest attendance of any Bandon community event, with as many as 15,000 residents and visitors in town through the weekend.
Cranberry Festival activities, as well as food and vendor market areas are centered in Bandon City Park.
Feel free to contact the Bandon Chamber of Commerce for more information.
Bandon Cranberry Festival
September 9 and 10, 2023
Vendor and Nonprofit Booth Space
Festival Marketplace Hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
Friday evening vendor set-up is encouraged.
We welcome applications for booth space from artists and hand-crafted product vendors, as well as food and beverage vendors. In order to maintain the quality of our festival, all booth entries are juried and the number of entries is limited.
2023 Artists and Crafters Registration – Online Application
2023 Food and Beverage Registration – Online Application
We invite nonprofit organizations to take advantage of complimentary booth space at the Bandon Cranberry Festival in exchange for providing a family-friendly activity.
2023 Nonprofits Registration – Online Application
Cranberry Festival Parade
Parade check-in time: 7 a.m. Saturday
Bandon High School, 550 9th St. SW, Bandon
We welcome businesses, organizations, and individuals to join the Bandon Cranberry Festival parade. Parade entries should be appropriate to each year’s festival theme. Entries are eligible for ribbons given for 1st and 2nd place in each parade category, and a Grand Marshal award. (There are no cash prizes.)
2023 Parade Participation Information – TBA
2023 Parade Online Registration – TBA
The Cranberry Court is an opportunity for Juniors from Bandon and Pacific High Schools to earn scholarships, gain life skills, and become representatives for the Bandon Cranberry Festival. Throughout the year, the court will make many public appearances at events around Coos County. They will also receive training to refine their skills in public speaking, talent, and pageantry, to ultimately compete to be crowned as Cranberry Queen at our coronation ceremony.
Cranberry Kitchen Contest
Cranberry cooks of all ages are invited to whip up something tasty to showcase during the Cranberry Festival. Contestants may enter in any of seven different categories with sweet or savory dishes. First, second, and third place ribbons are awarded and the overall winner is crowned Queen or King of the Kitchen. Contest to be held at the VFW Hall, 55352 Bates Rd, Bandon.
Cranberry Kitchen Contest Information – TBA
Cranberry Kitchen Contest Registration – TBA
Cranberry Car Show
Talk about and show off your car! There will be 50/50 Raffle, Drawings and Best of Decade Trophies for models from pre-1940’s to today.
Be sure to also enter the Cranberry Festival Parade taking place before the show to gain more exposure for your car!
2023 Car Show Online Registration – TBA
Other Festival Contest Information
Cranberry Eating Contest – Register at the Cranberry Headquarters tent during the festival.
Corn Hole Contest – Register at the Cranberry Headquarters tent during the festival.
Bandon Crab Derby – Catch a tagged crab for a chance to win a prize!