Oregon WinterFest 2023
February 16 - February 19
The Northwest’s largest festival is coming to Central Oregon this February! The 2023 OnPoint Oregon WinterFest will be packed with three days of winter fun. The massive celebration of all things winter will bring national music acts including Warren G and the Sugar Hill Gang, a fire pits, ice sculptures, fine art, mouth-watering food, beer, wine and so much more! There is something for everyone at Oregon WinterFest.
Set in the heart of Central Oregon, Deschutes County Expo Center is set on over 320 acres- attracting national audiences to enjoy and showcase hundreds of events each year.
OnPoint Community Credit Union Oregon WinterFest returns – this year at the Deschutes County Expo Center for a three-day festival on February 17-19, 2023!
Join thousands of spirited locals and visitors to Central Oregon on President’s Day weekend for this festive winter staple for all ages.
Head to Sparks Stage a new outdoor music experience to enjoy a wide array of musicians, including Tyler Farr and Warren G and the Sugar Hill Gang.
NEW for 2023 – Carnival Rides at Oregon WinterFest
Take a spin on the merry-go-round or journey up to the skies in a ferris wheel at the 2023 Oregon WinterFest. Rides will be offered at an extra cost all weekend long. Grab a cup of cocoa and a blanket and take in the stunning views of the snowy Cascade Mountains from the top of the ferris wheel!
Food & Libations
Food cart pods and mini bars scattered throughout will satiate any and all cravings.
Ice Carving Sculpture Competition
If you are in the mood to rub elbows with local artisans, watch the ice carving where blocks of ice are carved into magnificent ice sculptures before your eyes! Loved by kids and adults alike, this live ice carving exhibition and competition brings ice and sparkle to the heart of the event.
Fire Pit Competition
The incredibly popular Fire Pit Competition returns with more artists than ever before. Take a stroll through the fire pit contest and exhibition where elaborate, detailed fire pits take the Central Oregon backyard staple to incredible, artistic levels. While the pits light up both the day and night, it is a special treat to see the flames burning against the cold, night sky.
For the Kids
The Kids Area will offer plenty of activities to keep your kiddos entertained with arts and crafts, bounce houses and more.
Kids Mini Marshmallow Run
Saturday, February 18, 2023, at Noon.
Kids ages 3-10 are invited to join us at the 2023 Mini Marshmallow Run! Gather all the ingredients for the perfect cup of cocoa at this fun run.
Bouncing Off The Walls
Burn some energy and have some fun at Bouncing off the Wall bounce houses!
Day passes will be available for purchase on site!
The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) brings their collection of brainteasers ready to challenge visitors to think outside the box!
Tickets & Hours
WinterFest weekend: Friday 5-10pm, Saturday 11am-10pm and Sunday 11am-5pm.
Tickets available in advance $17 per person in advance around town. Tickets are $20 at the door.
Ticket information at Oregon WinterFest.
Photo credit: Brian Becker