4 Can’t-Miss Events in the Sisters, OR area
While many come to Sisters for the great outdoors, this adventure-lovers paradise offers more than
hiking and fishing. We’ve rounded up four of our favorite events that offer visitors another reason to come back year after year.
From June 5-9, 2019, rodeo fans flock to Sisters for “The Biggest Little Show in the World.” You’ll see world champions competing in barrel racing, bull riding, bareback riding, roping, steer wrestling and more. A highlight of the event is on June 8 when the Rodeo Parade adds to the adventure with rodeo queens, Corgis, wagons, music and lots of fun surprises. Sisters Rodeo Association puts on the event and has throughout the years maintained a high quality of rodeo stock and high purses, thereby making it the best in the sport.
Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show
The Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show is internationally recognized as the world’s largest outdoor quilt show and sale with more than 1,300 quilts from across the country. More than 10,000 visitors pour in from all 50 states and 27 other countries. With a mission to educate the public about the art, skill and heritage of both traditional and contemporary quilts and fiber arts, Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show™ is a fun event held the second Saturday in July.
Sisters Rhythm and Brews Festival
The Sisters Rhythm and Brews Festival is a two-day music event held on July 26-27, 2019 in this artsy and vibrant small town in central Oregon. The vision is to attract high-quality musicians to the area to support the local community. Bring your appetite and sip on local brews as you listen to great talent. And, don’t forget to get up and dance! Looking for lodging has never been easier and you’re sure to find something that fits your taste and budget during this fun festival.
Sisters Folk Festival
The Sisters Folk Festival takes place September 6-8, 2019 in the very fitting foothills of the Cascade Mountains. Enjoy a three-day celebration of roots music (blues to bluegrass) across 11 stages, including a 900-seat venue at the Village Green Park and 1,100 seats at Sisters Art Works. Food and drink are available at most of the venues and festival-goers may also bring food with them into tented areas at Melvin’s Market, Village Green or Sisters Art Works. Keep in mind there is a nice selection of restaurants along the walking routes between stages as well.