NorthWest Crossing Bend Spring Festival
It is with great enthusiasm that we welcome the most elusive of our Central Oregon seasons into the fold! NorthWest Crossing Drive, off Mt. Washington Drive, between Skyliners and Shevlin Park Roads, will come alive, as we utilize art, food, spirits, music, and family-oriented activities to usher in Spring!
The Peak 104.1 Mainstage
Friday April 10th
Saturday April 11th
Art & Wine Bop | Friday, April 10th | 5pm to 9pm
This event will feature festival artists, live music, and wine tasting inside participating NorthWest Crossing restaurants and retailers. Musicians will play live music from 5-9pm in the cozy confines of these neighborhood businesses.
2015 Locations/Entertainment for the Art and Wine Bop
Little Bite Café
Artist: Joseph Balsamo
Portello Wine Cafe
Musician: Andy Warr
Sunny Yoga Kitchen
Artist: Lisa Sipe & Tease Recyclewear
Elemental Eye Care
Artist: Dori Kite
Musician: Bobby Lindstrom
Artist: Tamara Adams
Musician: Rob Fincham
Artist: RELIC Workshop
Musician: DJ Marc
Greg Welch Construction
Artist: Jax Hats
Musician: Miguel de Alonso
Artist: Giardini Photography
Artist: Spoke Bracelet
“Pull your best Picasso” by entering the Street Chalk Art Competition (for both adults and kids) and qualify to win one of 6 cash prizes (including $400 prize for the chalk mural voted “best” in the adult category). The space is free, chalk will be provided (although you can bring your own), your images must be appropriate and feature “spring theme”– you can pre-register with[email protected] – or you can “walk up” to compete, assuming spaces will still be available for walk ups. Click here for Competition Guidelines.
Saturday, April 11 & Sunday, April 12 | 11am – dusk | South end of Fort Clatsop Drive
Look for the following entertainment and activities on the Spring into Fun Children’s Street:
- Spring Arts and Crafts Workshops from Local Artists (walk up, space limited)
- Jump ‘n’ Funs
- Face Painting
- Shay Feathers
- The Nest
- Henna by Audrey
- Fairy-tale Encounters
- Petting Zoo and Pony Rides from DD Ranch
- Live music, magic and dance performances and workshops (see stage schedule below)
- Giant Puppets
- Bend Endurance Academy Bicycle Obstacle Course
- Cascade School of Music, Musical Instrument Petting Zoo
Saturday, April 11th
11:00am | Fe Fanyi West African Drum Workshop
12:00pm | Uhane Hawaii- Hula Dancing Performance
1:00pm | Fairy Tale Encounters reading
1:30pm | Cascade School of Music; School Of Rock
3:00pm | Interactive Story Telling by Deschutes County Library
4:00pm | Joe Shulte and String Theory
Sunday, April 12th
11am | MoMuLa (Movement.Music.Laughter)
12:30pm | Dance Performances
1:30pm | Fe Fanyi West African Drum and Dance Demonstration
2:30pm | Fairy Tale Encounters Readings
3:00pm | Joe Shulte and String Theory
Bites at Spring Fest
Dump City Dumplings
Bonta Natural Artisan Gelato
Bend Pizza Company
Famous Kettle Corn
Thai on the Fly
Addy Mac’s Ice Cream
Oregon Fritter Company
Beer | Wine | Spirits
Join us for “Hoppy Hour” on Saturday between 2-4pm and Sunday from 1-3pm for specials, games and giveaways from our Friends at Deschutes Brewery.
Here’s what’s on tap:
Deschutes Brewery : Fresh Squeezed IPA, Mirror Pond Pale Ale, Black Butte Porter, Chainbreaker White IPA, Red Chair NWPA, Deschutes River Ale, Pinedrops IPA
Atlas Cider Co : Hard Apricot Cider & Hard Blackberry Cider
Bend Distillery : We’ll be serving up cocktails made-to-order with Bend Distillery favorites including Crater Lake Vodka.
Selection of red and white wines.
Conscience Living Showcase
PRESENTED BY GREAT NORTHERN WINDOW AND DOOR AND NORTHWEST QUALITY ROOFING
Our Conscious Living street has become one of the more popular streets of our festivals. We love hosting businesses and non-profits that raise our quality of life here with their products and services. Spend some time talking with these people throughout the weekend and we guarantee you will leave with an increased awareness of the good that exists in your backyard. For vending information click here.
NW Crossing Drive from the intersection of Mt. Washington Drive to John Fremont St in the NorthWest Crossing neighborhood, and from Ordway Avenue through Fort Clatop Street.
For accommodations please contact C3 Events at (541)389-0995 or[email protected].
Mt. Washington Drive to High Lakes Loop or Ordway Avenue in the NorthWest Crossing Neighborhood to access parking. Parking is available in the merchant lots accessed by both of these streets as well as the High Lakes Elementary School parking lot.
Friday, April 10: 5 – 11pm
Saturday, April 11: 11 am – 11pm
Sunday, April 12: 11 am – 5pm
Thursday 10pm: NW Crossing Drive from Mt Washington to Fort Clatsop
Friday 2pm: Fort Clatsop from Ordway to Tate and Tate back parking lot
Friday 10pm: NW Crossing Drive from Fort Clatsop to Compass Park Circle
Admission & Parking
Parking: High Lakes Elementary School, Merchant parking lots (Enter off Mt. Washington at High Lakes Loop or Ordway Avenue) or Summit High School. Street parking also available in the neighborhood. Please respect our residents, taking care not to block driveways. As always, we encourage alternative transportation whenever possible!