NorthWest Crossing Bend Spring Festival

NorthWest Crossing Bend Spring Festival

April 8-10, 2016
Presented by The Source Weekly

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 8th 

Lineup announced soon!

Saturday April 9th

Lineup announced soon!

Sunday April 10th

Lineup announced soon!

For vendor/entertainer information, please contact C3 Events: or [email protected].

Art & Wine Bop | Friday, April 8th | 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.

2016 Locations/Entertainment for the Art and Wine Bop will be announced soon 


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Saturday, April 9

“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.

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Spring into Fun Family Area

Saturday, April 9 & Sunday, April 10 | 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
  •     Giant Puppets
  •     Bend Endurance Academy Bicycle Obstacle Course
  •     Cascade School of Music, Musical Instrument Petting Zoo

Kids Stage

Lineup announced soon!

Bites at Spring Fest

Spring Festival fare to tempt any palate! Lineup of vendors coming soon.

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


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.

ADA-Access-Symbol-Sign-6x6-medium.gif 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 8: 5 – 11pm
Saturday, April 9:  11 am – 11pm
Sunday, April 10: 11 am – 5pm

Street Closures

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

It’s FREE!

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!

Festival Sponsors Include:


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