Willamette Valley Fall Festival!

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Join us on Saturday October, 5th 2019! 10:00am to 4:00pm

A celebration of family, food and the incredible history of the Willamette Valley.

This event is sponsored by Alexeli Vineyards

We are now accepting art installation proposals through Aug 31st!! It can be any size. Any age can submit an art project.

These are things that can be placed in the outdoors for people to search for and experience during the harvest celebration.

Email chantal@geercrest.org with the scope of your project

Event Happenings!

Oregon schools get to enjoy the farm year around and the stories are endless. Now you get the chance to experience it for yourself at this family festival filled with all kinds of fun and support outdoor education!

LIVE Music

A variety of groups will be joining us from the Silverton Sidewalk Shindig to bring music to our outdoor dance stage under the shade of the rustling leaves with a view of the valley!


We will have a variety of local handcraft experts sharing all their amazing creations AND some will even be giving demonstrations that include living history! Release your creative side with us!

YOUTH VENDORS HAVE A SPECIAL SPACE ON OUR FARM! Register your booth by emailing adam@geercrest.org


Come judge the delicious handmade pies! Any age can enter the competition.

Register your pie by emailing adam@geercrest.org

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Delicious Local Food Vendors

Pack a lunch or enjoy food from one of our LOCAL vendors.

Activities for all ages!


  • Family Yoga and Kids Yoga

  • Find all the art installations set up around the property

  • Farm tours

  • A farm animal Petting Zoo

  • Raffle to support the growth of Oregon’s outdoor education

  • Arts & Crafts for kids

  • OPTION! Stay after the event for our FAMILY CAMPOUT! Scroll down to learn more.


Donate to support outdoor education!

We have an anonymous donor for all of 2019. Any amount that you donate (up to $500) will be matched by them! Please help us grow Oregon’s outdoor education!

Ticket Pricing for the Festival & the Campout

Festival Pricing

In Advance

Adults: $5 Youth: $2

Day Of

Adults: $8 Youth: $4

Kids under age 6 are FREE!

The Family Campout Pricing

$35 per family of 4 - $15 per additional tent +2 people

Space is limited for the campout so we recommend reserving your spots now!

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Get one more opportunity to camp with your family this year!

Campout with a view of the Willamette Valley! We will have a bonfire and drum circle. Youth are welcome to enjoy the swings and the tree house as they adventure around the campgrounds!

If you want to be a vendor or sponsor this event, please email adam@geercrest.com

Through the end of 2019, we have an anonymous donor that will match YOUR donation up to $500 per donation. Help us grow our student visitors from 700 a year to 2,000!