Bandon Cranberry Festival Event Registration

Join the longest-running festival on the Oregon Coast!

September 13, 14 & 15, 2019

Bandon’s annual harvest festival started in 1947. The festival draws the largest attendance of any Bandon community event. 2016 was a record-setting year, with approximately 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’s Historic Old Town on the Coquille River waterfront.

Download information and register for Artists, Crafters, and Food Vendor Booths; Nonprofit Booths; Parade Entries; the Cranberry Kitchen Contest (formerly known as “Queen of the Kitchen”); Cranberry City; Poker Run; and the Treasure Chest Raffle.

Feel free to contact the Bandon Chamber of Commerce for more information.

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“What a charming town . . . to open up and welcome all residents and visitors to celebrate together in a safe and fun environment . . . . The entire weekend was great! … Thank you and the entire chamber for all the work and planning that goes into putting together such a tremendous event. We just came home tonight and are already making plans for next year.

Thank you again!”

–Michael and Mary Wrightson of Chico, CA

Event Details

Dates: September 13, 14 & 15, 2019

Venue: Old Town, the Port of Bandon waterfront, Sprague Community Theater, Bandon City Park and Bandon High School

Bandon Cranberry Festival, vendor, artisan food

Vendor & Booth Space

Friday evening vendor set-up is encouraged.
Festival Marketplace Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m.  to 4 p.m. Sunday.

Vendor Applications:

Artists and Crafters – SOLD OUT
Food and Beverage – SOLD OUT

We welcome applications for booth space from food, beverage, artists, and hand-crafted product vendors. In order to maintain the quality of our festival, all booth entries are juried and the number of entries is limited.

Nonprofits Serving Oregon’s South Coast
Nonprofit Booth Application – NO MORE SPACES AVAILABLE

We invite nonprofit organizations to take advantage of complimentary booth space at the Bandon Cranberry Festival in exchange for providing a family-friendly activity.

Southern Coos Hospital, Cranberry Festival float parade 2013

Festival Parade

Parade check-in 7 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019
Bandon High School, 550 9th St. SW, Bandon

Parade Participation Info – CLICK HERE
Parade Registration Form – CLICK HERE

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 prizes, with ribbons given for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in each parade category, and a Grand Marshal award. (There are no cash prizes.)

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Cranberry Court

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 on Thursday, September 12th, 2019.

Cranberry Court Application – APPLICATIONS CLOSED

Court applications can be returned to the Bandon Chamber of Commerce and are due by: February 20th, 2019 @ 3:00 p.m.  For questions or more information call Jami Gallagher at: 541-404-0757

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Cranberry Kitchen Contest

(formerly known as: “Queen of the Kitchen”)

At the Old Town Farmer’s Marketplace, 250 First St. SW, Bandon

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 Information – CLICK HERE
Contest Registration – CLICK HERE

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Other Festival Activities & Contest Info

Poker RunAll Bandon businesses, the poker run is another way to encourage festival goers to shop at and visit your store. With a purchase or promotion of your choosing, participants will receive a card for their poker hand for their chance at winning the prize pool. Click this link for more information and to register to participate in the Poker Run!

Treasure Chest Raffle DonationsShowcase your Bandon business with a donation of a gift certificate and/or items you offer for sale. Raffle participants who win your donation are enticed to visit your business to see what other wonderful products you have. Requested donations are normally of a value of about $20., or more if you choose. Cash donations are not requested. Click this link for more information and to register to donate to the Treasure Chest Raffle!

Participants for the Cranberry Eating Contest and Corn Hole Contest can register at the festival.

Show Your Car-(formerly Cruise-In Car Show) 10 AM to 4 PM, Sunday Only, 2nd St, Old Town, non-hosted event, talk about and show off your car!

 

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