Press Kit 2012

Eat Your Berries! The Oregon Berry Festival

Portland, OR

It wouldn’t be an Oregon summer without sweet, juicy berries showing up in everything from beer to pies! You’re sure to find both at the second annual Oregon Berry Festival, July 20th & 21st, 2012 at the Ecotrust event spaces in Portland. Visitors will have a chance to taste and buy some of the season’s best berries and also sample amazing products made with Oregon’s berry bounty. Admission is free for all events at the Ecotrust, located at NW 10th & Johnson in Portland. Hours will be from noon to six on Friday, July 20th and 11 AM to 4:30 PM on Saturday, July 21st.

The Oregon Berry Festival will feature family centric entertainment all day on the “Bluesberry Stage”. There will be a children’s area with games, activities and a visit from “Ima Blueberry”, as well as cooking demonstrations for all ages. An elegant Gala Berry Dinner will be held on Saturday, July 21st at the Heathman Hotel. Tours of local farms, a chance to win raffle prizes and lots more will help round out the 2012 Oregon Berry Festival.

The Oregon Berry Festival is currently accepting applications from vendors. We are seeking fresh seasonal Oregon berries, products made from Oregon berries and we are looking for food vendors who would be able to produce some items using Oregon berries. To apply for a booth please visit the vendor application page.

If you would like a chance to entertain at the festival we still have openings for singers, children’s entertainers and musicians for the Main Stage call Darcy Kochis at 503-505-3876 for more information.

Visit our website at OregonBerryFestival.com for more information.

For Use: Summer 2012
Contact: Cat McKenzie 541-456-2264 or Darcy Kochis 503-505-3876

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