OTHELLO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

ANNUAL EVENTS

THERE’S SO MUCH TO DO IN OTHELLO

Whether you’re visiting for the scenery, the farming culture, food and wine, exploring the terrain shaped by the Ice Age floods or anything in-between, Othello has plenty of not-to-miss annual events scheduled throughout the year. Be sure to stop and stay awhile.

OTHELLO SANDHILL CRANE FESTIVAL

For nearly two decades we have celebrated the annual return of nearly 35,000 sand hill cranes to Othello, Washington every March as they migrate north to their breeding grounds in Alaska. The Festival offers an incredible opportunity to view the cranes up-close, with tours led by local experts. The Festival also boasts other specialty tours of the flora, fauna and geology of the area, and many lectures, as well as children’s activities.

 

Pre-registration is suggested to reserve your seat as some tours fill up quickly. Watch our events calendar for official announcements.

 

The Sandhill Crane festival takes place March 20- 22, 2020

OTHELLO FAIR & RODEO PARADE

The ORA presents the Othello PRCA Rodeo. We are proud to be one of the best rodeos in the nation and continue to hold ourselves to these standards. We also sponsor a demolition derby and straw maze. The annual Othello Fair (formerly the Adams County Fair) provides entertainment for the entire family.

 

Watch our events calendar for official event announcements.

 

The Othello Fair and Rodeo take place the 3rd weekend of September.

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WINE TASTING & LOCAL FOODS FESTIVAL

Visit several of the areas wineries or tasting rooms. Washington State is a top producer of premium wines, many of our wineries feature tasting rooms. Choose from our many restaurants to taste our local fare.

All Year Round

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4th OF JULY
CELEBRATION

Don’t miss the biggest celebration in town! Sign up for the pie-eating contest, kids’ games, Let Freedom Run, skateboard tournament and more! Contact us to donate, sponsor or be a vendor.

July

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OTHELLO FARMERS MARKET

Join the fun and shop local. Fresh from the farm! Every Thursday, 3pm to 7pm in Pioneer Park. Support our local market and enjoy fresh fruits and vegetables, dairy products, local artists, flowers, yummy food and much more.

July - September | Thursdays

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OTHELLO SPUD RUN

Held the third week in July, Kiwanis Park, Othello. Friday night, Main Street is the venue for slow drags, it is a drag race, just a very slow drag race. Saturday the poker run is scheduled from 2pm to 4pm. There will be vendors, music, and food booths at Kiwanis Park throughout the event.

July

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CLASSIC CAR SHOW

Othello has something for ever palate, we have dining establishments ranging from fast food to ethic specialty restaurants, bistros, sandwich shops, coffee shops, fine dining, and food trucks.

July

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MIRACLE ON MAIN STREET

The first Saturday in December.

STAYING AWHILE?

Plan your visit at one of our many area campgrounds of hotels. If you love history, plan a visit to the Othello Community Museum or The Old Hotel Art Gallery. Or just stop in for great food and conversation at any of our local restaurants.

COMMUNITY EVENTS CALENDAR

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