Oregon Quilt Festival

See you at the Oregon Quilt Festival on February 15th – 17th, 2024, at the Oregon State Fairgrounds in Columbia Hall!

What to do once you get here....

Area Travel Guide

A.C. Gilbert’s Discovery Village (0.7 mi)

116 Marion St. NE (in Riverfront Park)
Salem, OR 97301
Phone: (503) 371-3631
Website: http://www.acgilbert.org/

A.C. Gilbert’s Discovery Village is a private nonprofit children’s museum located in downtown Salem in Riverfront Park. Providing innovative and stimulating educational experiences, the village features fun and challenging exhibits, summer camps, birthday parties, and more.

Gilbert's Village

Bush’s Pasture Park and Bush House Museum (0.7 mi) 

600 Mission St SE
Salem Salem, Oregon 97301
Phone: (503) 363-4714
Website: http://salemart.org/programs/bush-house-museum

An Italianate-style, Victorian mansion built in 1878 featuring original furnishings, changing exhibits, a rose garden, and conservatory. Located in lushly landscaped Bush’s Pasture Park.

Bush House Museum

Historic Deepwood Estate (0.7 mi)

1116 Mission St. SE
 Salem OR 97302
Phone: (503) 363-1825
Website: http://www.deepwoodmuseum.org/

Historic Deepwood Estate, an 1894 Queen Anne home on 5.5 acres of landscaped gardens features Povey stained glass windows and golden oak woodwork.

Deepwood Estate

Enchanted Forest (10 mi)

8462 Enchanted Way SE
Turner, OR 97392
Phone: (503) 873-4395
Website: http://www.enchantedforest.com/

Off I-5, in Turner, the storybook theme park is located in a forest setting. A mining town, haunted house, food stands and live stage entertainment are among the attractions.

Enchanted Forest

Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum (27 mi)

500 Northeast Captain Michael King Smith Way
McMinnville, OR 97128
Phone: (503) 434-4180
Website: http://www.evergreenmuseum.org/

From Salem. When traveling North on I-5, take exit #253 at Salem for Highway 22 / Mission Street and follow the signs for Highway 22 / Mission Street through Salem. Stay to the left on Highway 22 after crossing the Willamette River. Turn right (north) at the intersection with Highway 99W. Continue northbound on Highway 99W to the outskirts of McMinnville. Take the Highway 18E exit and continue for approximately four miles. The Museum is on the left.

Evergreen aviation

Willamette Heritage Center (1 mi)

1313 Mill St. SE
Salem, Oregon 97301
Phone: (503) 585-7012
Website: http://www.willametteheritage.org/

The Willamette Heritage Center connects generations by preserving and interpreting Mid-Willamette Valley history.  The fourteen historic structures on-site house permanent and changing exhibits, a research library and archive, a textile learning center, and rentable event spaces.  The five-acre campus is also home to retail ships, art galleries, cooperative artist studios and office for our partner organizations.

Willamette Heritage Center

Mt. Angel Abbey (19 mi)

One Abbey Drive St.                                                 
Benedict, Oregon, 97373
Phone: (503) 845-3030
Website: http://www.mountangelabbey.org/

Built on a 330-foot butte, 14 miles northeast of Salem, it has been home to the Benedictine Order since 1887. This monastery home not only has a beautiful view but also houses a library famous for its architecture and collection of rare books. Tours by appointment only.

Mt. Angel Abbey

Oregon State Fair (2.2 mi)

2330 17th Street NE
Salem, OR 97303-3201
Phone: 503 947-3247
Website: http://www.oregonstatefair.org/

Aug 26th- Sept 6 This is Oregon’s biggest event of the year, since 1860, featuring art, a zoo, extreme rides, ethnic foods, and fun games for everyone. Other events during the year at the State Fairgrounds include horse races, flea markets, and trade shows.

Oregon State Fair

Oregon State Capitol (0.7 mi)       

900 Court St. NE
Salem, Oregon 97301
Phone: (503) 986-1388
Website: http://www.oregoncapitol.com/

The capitol building, built in 1938, is made of Vermont marble in modern Greek style. At the top stands the “The Golden Oregon Pioneer,” a statue with gold overleaf by the Children of Oregon, stands 24 feet high on the dome. The interior houses extensive historic murals, an Oregon gift shop and an exhibit area.

Oregon State Capitol

The Oregon Garden (17 mi)    

879 West Main Street
Silverton OR 97381
Phone: (503) 874-8100
Website: http://www.oregongarden.org/

One of Oregon’s most popular destinations, where thousands of plants are displayed in more than 20 specialty gardens. Explore water sculptures, garden art, wetlands, the Rediscovery Forest (a playful garden just for kids), the 400-year-old Signature Oak and the Gordon House, the only house in Oregon designed by the legendary architect Frank Lloyd Wright.

The Oregon Garden

Silver Falls State Park (26 mi)    

20024 Silverfalls Hwy SE
Sublimity, OR 97385
Phone: (503) 873-4395
Website: http://oregonstateparks.org/index.cfm

Located 26 miles east of Salem, the park is one of the largest state parks in Oregon, with 10 waterfalls throughout the 8,600 acres. Trail of ten falls is a spectacular walk.

Silver Falls State Park

The Willamette Queen (0.7 mi)  

Salem’s Riverfront Park
200 Water St NE
Salem, OR 97301
Phone: (503) 371-1103
Website: http://www.willamettequeen.com/

Enjoy a riverboat experience on a steam powered, sternwheel riverboat. In Salem, the sternwheeler offers one and two-hour excursions.

The Willamette Queen

Riverfront Carousel (0.7 mi)

101 Front St NE
Salem, OR 97301
Phone: (503) 540-0374
website: http://www.salemcarousel.org/

Riverfront Carousel