Questions? Check out the frequently asked questions below. Still have questions? Use the contact form at the bottom of the page.
Bars are CASH ONLY. There will be two ATMs — located in the Bent Lounge and the Middle Marketplace.
Yes, kids age 2 and under get in free. Family Passes can be purchased for families of 4 at the discounted rate of $36. Must include at least two children 18 or younger.
Yes, but an additional photo ID is required. The pass must be a 2018/2019 Alpine Season Pass — no 10-day, 4-day, Spring, or Nordic Passes, nor day tickets or previous season passes will be accepted!
Yes, passes are only $12/adv., $15/gate and include all entertainment performances and are valid for the entire weekend.
Aside from Mt. Bachelor Season Passes and children 2 and under, there is no free entry — no exceptions. Vendors, press, ice carvers, VIPs, volunteers, etc. should all have entry passes or specific badges. Please contact Lay It Out Events with any questions or to make arrangements before the festival.
Look for event parking signs throughout the Old Mill District. Additional parking is located off of Bluff Drive, at the Riverbend Dog Park, the corner Deschutes Brewery lot, the Armory parking lot (after 5pm on Friday and all day on Saturday and Sunday) and after hours at Bend Park and Recreation District Office. We also encourage folks to car pool and or take ride share programs.
ADA parking is available at the corner of Shevlin Hixon and Simpson Ave.
NO PETS ARE ALLOWED on the Oregon WinterFest premises. Service animals are allowed per ADA and Oregon State Law policies.
Our VIP guests are welcome to chill at the VIP Lounge, located in Arts Central Building off Shevlin Hixon Drive on Friday evening from 6-9:30pm. All guest must have their VIP Pass or VIP Wristbands for entry!
There are 3 bars selling 10 Barrel Beer, Whole Foods Wine, Atlas Cider and Crater Lake Cocktailsl. 1st is located at the East Entrance (Old Mill Footbridge) by the Les Schwab Amphitheater Ticket Office, the 2nd is located next to the U.S. Cellular Chalet Music Tent. The 3rd is in the Bent Lounge. Atlas Cider , Crater Lake Spirits and Whole Foods will have sampling and sell TO-GO bottles in the Marketplace tents.
No, all ages are welcome. Adults age 21+ can purchase drinks with a valid ID.
Food vendors are located along Shevlin Hixon Rd on both sides of the Bent Lounge Tent as well as a vendor near the Fire Pits/East Entrance.
Ice Carvings are along the path of the South Entrance by the Market Place and across from the Info Booth.
Fire Pits are located along the path of the East Entrance.
Behind the Les Schwab Amphitheater grassy lot along the river (West Entrance).
There are no fireworks this year, sorry!
This is the 18th Anniversary of the event.
Produced by Lay It Out Events — a local Bend, OR events company.
A portion of ticket sales goes to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Oregon who provides qualified, trained and supervised mentors for youth in our community.
Thanks for your interest in participating in Oregon WinterFest! Please fill out the appropriate vendor application and email to firstname.lastname@example.org or drop it off in person at Lay It Out Events, 704 NW Georgia Ave., Bend.