175 YEARS OF PIONEERS

As the ending point of the Oregon Trail, the Oregon City community is marking this historic year with celebrations and unique activities commemorating the dreamers, risk-takers and those who gambled everything for a new life.

Scroll, swipe, and click around to find out more about our Grand Celebration, local events, and read and share stories all connected to our wonderful community.

HOW WE’RE CELEBRATING

AUGUST 24th

CELEBRATION

PARTY LIKE IT’S 1844

The End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center is the place to be with fun for the whole family. We’ll be celebrating ALL DAY with a host of food trucks serving the best the PNW has to offer, local beer and wine, live music, heritage exhibits and demos, family friendly interactive games, learning stations, and we’ll be closing out the night with a concert from The Brothers Comatose and even a real-deal laser show.

Mark your calendars, this party only happens every 175 years.

Saturday August 24th, 10am – 9:15pm
End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive & Visitor Information Center
1726 Washington St. Oregon City, OR 97045

COMMUNITY

STORIES

SHARE IN THE HISTORY OF OUR CITY

Oregon City is a city of firsts. From the first Capital of the Oregon Territory to the first Hotel west of the Rocky Mountains, this city is full of incredible stories. Share in our celebration of this historic past by reading stories of where we’ve come from.

What makes Oregon City special for you? We want to hear your story! We’ll be sharing some of our favorites stories from the community throughout the year. Click the button below to share yours.

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COMMUNITY

STORIES

SHARE IN THE HISTORY OF OUR CITY

Oregon City is a city of firsts. From the first Capital of the Oregon Territory to the first Hotel west of the Rocky Mountains, this city is full of incredible stories. Share in our celebration of this historic past by reading stories of where we’ve come from.

What makes Oregon City special for you? We want to hear your story! We’ll be sharing some of our favorites stories from the community throughout the year. Click the button below to share yours.

Submit Your Story
Read More Stories
Read More Stories

OTHER EVENTS

Help us celebrate turning 175 years young! Find 175 logo’d items at these events and share them with us on social media with the hashtags #OC175  #traveloregoncity

*To share your event with us email kbrown@orcity.org.

Concerts in the Park with Eagle Eyes

July 11, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center

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Oregon Trail Brewfest

July 20, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center

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Concerts in the Park

Thursdays in July & August, 6:30pm to 8:30

End of the Oregon Trail, 1726 Washington St.

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Uncomon Facts about Oregon with Author Steve Arndt

August 3, noon to 1 p.m.

End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center

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National Night Out

Tuesday, August 6, 2019 – 5:30pm to 8:30pm

End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center

1726 Washington Street

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