Celebrate! 6th Annual Oregon Berry Festival

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Friday, July 15 from 12:00pm to 6:00pm ~ Saturday, July 16 from 11:00am to 5:00pm

Ecotrust Event Space, NW 10th and Johnson, Portland, Oregon

The Oregon Berry Festival is made for berry lovers, who know it’s summer in Oregon when the ripest, juiciest berries start appearing perfect for making pies, jams and other decadent treats.

Come on down to the Oregon Berry Festival to find all the freshest Oregon berries including everything from Marionberries to Ollalieberries and the best blueberries and strawberries you will find anywhere. The festival showcases everything berry!

In addition to fresh berry vendors there will be berry products galore, berry themed food booths, cooking demonstrations featuring berries, a children’s booth with berry themed crafts and for the gourmet touch a Gala Berry Dinner prepared by one of Portland’s finest chefs.

Plate & Pitchfork presents the Gala Berry Dinner 2016

Thursday, July 14, 2016 from 5:00pm to 9:30pm at Smith Berry Barn, located at 24500 Southwest Scholls Ferry Road in Hillsboro, OR 97123.

Plate & Pitchfork presents the 6th annual Oregon Berry Festival Gala Berry Dinner, which will feature Chef Anthony Wilkie of Bluehour with Chef Chris DiMinno of Gourmet Century Events with wine from Andrew Rich Vintner.

The Oregon berry industry is one of the oldest in the country as berry plants were carried over on the Oregon Trail. Across the world, Oregon is known as a premier growing region of these delicious gems! The Gala Berry Dinner will showcase all of Oregon’s premium berries in a gourmet dinner that includes the finest of Oregon wines. Oregon berries are one of summer’s most delicious treats and while they are good just off the vine, consider treating yourself to a dinner prepared by some of Oregon’s finest chefs that uses berries in delightful and unexpected ways.

The dinner will be held rain or shine. Dinners are served family style and each table seats 8 guests. Menu substitutions are politely declined, but a vegetarian meal may be requested for this dinner at the time of reservation. Plate & Pitchfork dinners are not suitable for infants or children. Non-alcoholic drinks are always available. Pets are not permitted at dinner and may not be left in cars. Smoking and vaping are prohibited at all Plate & Pitchfork events.

Plate & Pitchfork dinner party
Plate & Pitchfork dinner party
Plate & Pitchfork bowl of berries
Plate & Pitchfork bowl of berries

Festival In The News

These publications highlighted the 2011 Festival:

Gala Dinner 2011

Eat Your Berries!

The Oregon Berry Festival presents a Gala Berry Dinner, Saturday, July 23rd at the Heathman Restaurant.

Chef Phillipe Boulot at the Heathman Restaurant.The Gala Berry Dinner will mark the culmination of our very first Oregon Berry Festival. The dinner will be held July 23, 2011 beginning at 6:30 pm at the Heathman Restaurant, 1001 SW Broadway, Portland, Oregon. The Gala will showcase all of Oregon’s premium berries in a six-course gourmet dinner paired with the finest of Oregon wines.

Dinner guests will be treated to appetizers and berry cocktails to begin the evening. An extravagant display of Oregon’s berry bounty will be presented in a blind tasting for our guests.

There will be prizes for those astute enough to correctly identify each berry variety from this sumptuous display. The show stopping dinner, prepared by master Chef Philippe Boulot and his staff will feature multiple courses each one inspired by one or more of Oregon’s prize berry varieties. This is sure to be a highlight of the summer dining season in Portland!